Friday, May 4
This class explores pop and rock-inspired and infused chamber music through unique arrangements of current pop and rock tunes. Repertoire is open to input from students. Possibilities include -- but are not limited to! -- arrangements of Top 40 hits, Jimi Hendrix, Radiohead, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, Head and the Heart, and others. Sharpen your skills in playing multi-part arrangements, interpretation of rock/pop styles for different instrumentations, sight-reading, and how to approach optional solo sections, for those inclined and curious to improvise! This class is open to all advanced instrumentalists.
String players must be comfortable shifting, and be proficient in reading standard notation. For other instrumentalists, be comfortable reading and playing from standard notation.
This class is open to all strings and wind instruments, and focuses on advanced techniques that requires knowing the fundamentals on your instrument.
Instruments: Bass, Banjo, Bass-Upright, Clarinet, Fiddle, Flute, Guitar, Mandolin, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Viola, Violin, Cello, French Horn