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2020 PROGRAMS

coming soon

Please see forms for a description of levels. 

 

 

Chamber Orchestra (Advance Students)

Advanced students will meet daily in the morning and afternoon with Maestro Lim rehearsing selected repertoire and performing them at the concert at the end of the camp. Students will receive insights into ensemble playing within a larger setting and to learn orchestral playing techniques; blending of sound and tone to precision of rhythm and articulation.  Orchestra will meet from 9am - 11am and from 3pm - 4pm daily.

 

Symphony Orchestra (Intermediate Students)

A Mixture of High School and Middle school orchestra students this orchestra  will meet from 9am - 11am and from 3pm - 4pm daily.on a daily basis to learn fun repertoire. 

Sinfonietta (Beginner and Progressive Students)

 

ELECTIVE 1 (11:00 - 12:00)

Conducting (Advance Students only)

A fun class with Maestro Jason Lim, students will learn basic beat patterns, score reading. students will play in the ensemble giving the student an opportunity to conduct a live ensemble. The Faculty will also play in the ensemble for the conducting students to perform for an audience.

Celtic Ensemble (Intermediate and Advanced Students)

This class offers students a unique experience learning to play celtic music from Ireland, Scotland and Canada. This class if taught by an accomplished fiddler - Mr. Keyreel Raskolenko.  

 
Violin/ Viola/ Cello/ Bass Choir (All Students)

Students will meet with their instrument instructors to explore techniques to enhance and improve their skills from bowing strokes, intonation, dexterity, practicing methods and much more. 

ELECTIVE 2 (1:00-2:00)

Fundamentals Music Theory

Beginning Theory is designed to develop a solid foundation in tonal and rhythmic theory with a hands on approach. Each class will begin with a series of rhythmic warm ups guaranteed to strengthen your feel of musical time. We will introduce the concepts of chords and scales and see how they are used to develop the flow of harmony. No prior knowledge of theory is required for this class, but basic facility on an instrument is required to play along with the lesson.

Chamber Music (Advanced and Intermediate Students Only)  

This elective is designed for high school and advanced students who loves playing in quartets, quintets and trios at a high level. Groups will be assigned at the beginning of the  week and coaches will spend an hour daily with groups towards a performance at the end of the week. 

       Music History (Open to all students)

A great class for students who love history. This is a comprehensive course on listening about important composers and their musical examples from all the periods from Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th Century. 

  

ELECTIVE 3 (2:00-3:00)

 
Advanced Music Theory

Advanced Theory will comprehensively review and strengthen the concepts of tonal and rhythmic theory in a pre collegiate fashion. Each class will begin with a series of rhythmic warm ups guaranteed to strengthen musical time feel with an emphasis on syncopation. Students should already have a basic understanding of music theory and be prepared for a fun challenge. Instrument proficiency is required as each class will involve a considerable amount of playing.

Improvisation (Open to all students)
Info coming soon.
 
All State/ All Region Etude Workshop (High School Advanced Students)

This workshop is ideal for students with aspirations in performing a successful audition for their Region Orchestra workshop in 2017-2018. Faculty will help students craft out a strategy on practicing methods while helping students work on fingerings and bowings. 

 

 

 

 

Summer Music Intensives

July 27 - Aug 2 2020

This project in funded in part by the city of McKinney through the McKinney Arts Commission.

 

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