Program Offerings

 

Daily core curriculum for violin, viola, cello, bass and guitar students:

· Private Lesson Masterclass with 3-4 students

· Group Repertoire Class

· Musicianship or Large Ensemble

             Students are placed according to their playing & reading level in either:

             Musicianship/Theory Games, Beginning Reading Orchestra, Blue Ridge

             Orchestra, Sinfonia, or Guitar Reading Ensemble.

· Optional elective class

 

Daily core curriculum for piano students:

· Private Lesson Masterclass with 3-4 students

· Group/Theory class

· Choice of elective class

 

Daily curriculum for Chamber Music Institute students:

· Private Lesson Masterclass with 3 students (begins Monday)

· Two class periods of chamber music coaching per day

· Advanced orchestra (Sinfonia)

· Group seminar and faculty observations

· Optional elective class

 

 

Optional Electives Include:

 

· Chamber Music (violin & guitar book 4 and up, cello & viola book 3 and up, piano at least intermediate playing level)

· Fiddling (violinists & violists minimum playing level book 1 Allegro)

· Improvisation (any instrument-minimum playing level book 2 and up)

· Guitar Chordal Accompaniment/Improvisation (guitarists book 3 and up)

· Celtic Cello (cellists and bassists– book 2 and up)

· Early Childhood Music & Movement (ages 1-5 with an adult caregiver)

· Folk Dancing (ages 4 and up)

· Beginning Adult Violin (please provide your own violin)

· Beginning Guitar (ages 5 and up– provide your own nylon string guitar)

· Adult Masterclass (adults who play violin, viola, cello, guitar) Additional Fee

 

 

Elective classes are open to non-enrolled siblings, parents, or any family members attending.

 

Parent Sessions

 

Parents are invited to daily lectures/discussions on topics related to Suzuki philosophy and Suzuki parenting. These are given by different faculty members or parents who have a particular topic of interest to share.

 

Solo Recitals

 

Students may choose to perform on a solo recital, by completing the information when they register.  Recitals are optional and not required.

 

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