Faculty: Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble- Dr. Stefanie Gardner, clarinet; Dr. Andrew O’Brien, piano; Dr. Katherine Shields, viola/violin. Joined by Maria Flurry, percussion.
FUN weekend workshop in historic Prescott, AZ (2 hours north of Phoenix) features great small ensemble music for piano, string, percussion, woodwind & brass players. No previous chamber music experience needed; separate youth (13-18) and adult (18-onwards) tracks are available; adult learners group.
Ensemble skills are built in a relaxing, supportive atmosphere. Musicians play several pieces of different instrumentation, mailed in advance. They leave with new skills and repertoire ideas to explore over the coming year. Each participant receives 6 hours of professional faculty coaching, plus group-led rehearsal time. Preformed groups are welcome!
Chaparral Chamber Music Workshop culminates in a free, public Celebration Concert Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 pm at Mountain Oak School, 1455 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, featuring faculty and student performances. Donations will be accepted for Mountain Oak School, 2019 Workshop Host.
The course fee of $215.00 includes 6 hours of coach-led sessions, ensemble rehearsal time, sheet music, two clinics, Friday dinner, great experience and great fun!
For information email: email@example.com or phone 480-980-6516.
2019 Workshop Schedule (subject to change)
Friday May 31
12:30-1:00 check-in and warmup
1:00-2:30 Clinic,”Chamber Group 101-Who Needs a Conductor!”
2:30-4:00 Session 1a (break included)
4:00-5:30 Session 2b (break included)
5:30-6:15 Dinner (catered)
6:15-7:30 Clinic, topic tba
Saturday June 1
9:00-10:30 Session 3a (break included)
10:30-12:00 Session 4b (break included)
12:00-1:00 Lunch (bring your own) and optional activity
1:00 -2:00 Session 5a (break included)
2:00-3:00 Clinic, topic tba
3:00 -4:00 Session 6b (break included)
Sunday, June 2
11:30 – 12:30 Session 7a (break included)
12:30-1:30 Session 8b (break included)
1:30-2:30 Concert set-up and soundcheck
2:30-3:00 Break for changing
3:00-4:30 Celebration Concert & Reception
Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble is on the Teaching Artists Roster of the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
The Chamber Music Workshop is made possible through the generosity of ACMP: The Chamber Music Network (New York) and the J.S. Acker Trust (Prescott).