2nd ANNUAL SUMMER MUSIC CAMP

Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra

20th, JUNE TO 1st, JULY 2011

Venue: Ebenezer "Epworth Hall" on Shirley Street

Building on the success of last year’s summer music camp, the BNSO will again offer a two-week music camp for violin, viola, cello, and double bass players as well as wind and reed instruments and percussion.
 

Instructors:
Martin Goldman, Violist/Violinist, Suzuki Method Teacher
Douglas Turnquest, Denis Donaldson

 

Intermediate and Advanced

9:00am - 11:00am
Individual supervised practice: individual instruction/coaching each hour every day, weekly video lab to record and watch themselves playing.
11:00am - noon
Singing for harmony and intonation.
Understanding intervals: sing and identify all intervals.
History of violin
Musical styles
Some DVD’s of historic and present performers both classical and other.
There are wonderful classical composers today, it’s never stopped

L U N C H

1:00pm—3:00pm
Review of physical exercises that will enhance their playing and stamina
To include solo repertoire where it overlaps.
Ensemble pieces to present at final concert

Beginners and others

9:00am—10:00am
Physical exercises to stretch and strengthen especially upper body
Music mind games and reading musical symbols
Singing easy songs for pitch and basic intervals
Rhythm in music
10:00am—11:00am
Story telling relating to music, Peter and the Wolfe, etc.
Poetry with emotions, beats and story lines
Adding movement to these ideas
11:00am—noon
Group classes with instruments
Emphasis on discipline of posture, (for example, bow position and violin balance)
To include individual instruction in a group/master class setting
Attending parents can also participate.

L U N C H

1:00pm—3:00pm
A programme will be decided depending on the number of registrations.
After 3:00 pm
Additional individual violin or viola lessons may be scheduled with Mr Goldman.

PRICES:
Half day - $110.00 per week (first child) $100.00 (for additional children) [ ]
Full day - $150.00 per week (first child) $140.00 (for additional children) [ ]
Before/after care $30.00 per week before care (8-9am)[ ] $45.00 per week after care (3-5pm[ ]
Please send your registration form by June 7, 2011 along with a $30.00 registration fee.

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