Masterclass

Students will work individually with the teacher in a class setting with several other students of a similar age and/or level.  Each child will be given individual attention during the class. This provides a wonderful opportunity for the students to watch each other and learn from one another.  

Technique Class

This small group class will focus on important aspects of becoming a great player such as: posture, bow hold, tone production, articulation, shifting positions, etc. Students are placed in technique classes based on their repertoire level.

 
 
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Musicianship & Ensembles

Musicianship & ensemble classes focus on skills such as note reading, ensemble, rhythm, beat, and dynamics. Your child will be placed in the appropriate class based on his or her age, repertoire level and music reading skill level.

Musicianship:  

Students will be encouraged to use their voices and bodies while learning major musical concepts such as beat, rhythm, call and response, and dynamics. 

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Chamber Music:  

Students are placed in small ensembles and will receive daily coaching from a faculty member. All chamber ensembles will perform on a chamber music concert.  

Orchestra:   

This mixed-instrument ensemble will learn orchestra repertoire and develop ensemble skills

 

Enrichment/Alternative Styles:

These classes are designed to give students an interesting and new experience that will generate creative ideas and broaden artistic appreciation.  

Yoga -

Stretch your body and center your mind in this engaging yoga class.  Students will practice stretching, balancing, and strengthening poses that will enhance their playing and allow their bodies an opportunity for movement

Old Time Fiddle - 

Learn some fiddle tunes as well as explore and develop the special techniques and skills needed to play in the fiddle style. Fiddle is for violin, viola, or cello, and is taught by Bruce Erwin, who thoughtfully selects tunes for a variety of ability levels. Younger students may enjoy learning one or two tunes while older students might learn all of them.  Music is sent prior to the start of camp so students may prepare. 

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