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This mini-workshop will help beginner cellists feel more comfortable joining our Play-in sessions. This workshop is optional and is not required to join any of our play-in sessions. Intermediate cellists who want to brush up on ensemble skills are also welcome.
Our guided monthly play-ins are geared to have FUN and is not meant to provide individual instruction or lessons; however, this workshop will be geared towards ensemble skills and instruction to play with others; with the goal that more "beginner" cellists are able to join our sessions with more confidence and play comfortably with others.
The music we will work on will be in first position and would work for those first-year students in Suzuki Book 1. The difficulty level of the music was chosen so attendees can also focus on listening and their ensemble skills.
Instructor: Clayton Vaughn
Cost: $75.00, includes 4 hours, and snacks & drinks
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2012
2:00pm - 4:00pm Workshop
4:00pm - 4:30pm Break with food provided
4:30pm - 6:30pm Workshop
We will also be covering information such as:
1) Ensemble etiquette: what to expect when playing with others and your role as a member in an ensemble
2) Practice tips for our play-ins: how to use the audio we post, scores, etc.
3) General practice tips: how to practice in a group without a moderator
4) Music road map: reading common notations
Ensemble skills: listening for dynamics, rhythms, intonation, etc.
Led Q&A session
We also will provide Part IV of the pieces that will be played for the upcoming session (January 2013) so attendees will know what to expect for their first playin!