CAMP 2017 SESSIONS

(Teachers in parentheses)

INTRODUCTORY INSTRUMENT SESSIONS*

Students will learn about the history, background and mechanics of these instruments and also try each instrument with instructor guidance. Short performances will be given on each instrument.

BAROQUE AND RENAISSANCE INSTRUMENTS (James Fackenthal)

FRENCH HORN (Dana Sherman)

CLASSICAL GUITAR (Josef Jurek)

HARP (Lillian Lau)

ORGAN (Christian Clough)

PERCUSSION (Eric Pancer)

TROMBONE (Paul Von Hoff) NEW SESSION THIS SUMMER!

TUBA (Scott Tegge)


MINI LESSON WORKSHOPS*

(Note-reading recommended but not required, choose two instruments)

Beginning and intermediate students will have focused, in-depth lessons in smaller groups, learn about the history, background and mechanics of chosen instruments. Students will learn fundamental fingering, technique and practice short musical selections in preparation for our closing mini-concert.

CELLO: Beginning and Intermediate (Rebecca Zimmerman)

FLUTE AND PICCOLO: Beginning and Intermediate (Irene Claude)

PIANO: Beginning and Intermediate (Donna Lee Fackenthal)

RECORDER: Beginning (James Fackenthal)

VIOLIN: Beginning and Intermediate (Phyllis Calderon)


MORE GROUP SESSIONS AND ACTIVITIES*

HOSE TRUMPET WORKSHOP (Bill Baxtresser)

Bill Baxtresser leads a workshop explaining trumpet fundamentals, campers will make and decorate their own hose trumpets.

HANDBELLS ENSEMBLE (Donna Lee Fackenthal)

Ensemble will emphasize rhythmic continuity, precise timing and listening as students experience the challenges of playing together as a group while being responsible for one pitch/handbell!

MORRIS FOLK DANCING (Lorraine Brochu)

Students will again learn this delightful form of English folk dancing. Fast rhythms, coordinated steps, props such as bells, swords are characteristics of Morris dancing!

TRADITIONAL INDIAN FOLK DANCING (Gauri Goswami)

Senior counselor, Gauri, will get students moving again this summer with more traditional dances!

MOVIE BREAK

Time to relax and enjoy a movie!

ICE CREAM WALK

Afternoon walk for an ice cream treat.

MUSIC THEORY/SIGHT READING (Donna Lee Fackenthal)

Note reading, scales, circle of fifths, chords, harmony, rhythm and ear training will be covered in these sessions. What is a cadence? What is an inversion? Students will explore theory and the importance of understanding musical structure in musical selections.

MUSICAL GAMES

Can you name that instrument? Which orchestral group of instruments does the English horn belong to? Which period of music does this piece belong to?

*Subject to change

Zimmerman




DONNA LEE FACKENTHAL 2017