EL CERRITO SUMMER BAND WORKSHOP

July 30, 2018 through August 3, 2018

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The first annual El Cerrito Summer Band Workshop is a week long camp at El Cerrito High School for band students entering grades 8, 9, and 10 with 2+ years of playing experience. Sponsored by the Friends of El Cerrito Music, the Summer Band Workshop is designed to help strengthen fundamental music skills and prepare band students for the start of the new school year. Participants will have the opportunity to work with master teachers and participate in music theory sessions, full band rehearsals, and sectionals with peer mentors.

General Information:

Cost: $250 per student

Date: July 30, 2018 through August, 3, 2018

Time: 9am – 12:30pm (see schedule below)

Prerequisites: 2+ years playing experience and the ability to read music

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, bass, percussion

Director: Keith Johnson [keith@echsbands.com]

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018

Daily Schedule:

Monday, July 30th
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Master Classes (Session 1)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Sectionals
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Tuesday, July 31st
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Music Theory (Session 1)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Sectionals
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Wednesday, August 1st
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Master Classes (Session 2)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Sectionals
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Thursday, August 2nd
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Music Theory (Session 2)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Sectionals
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Friday, August 3rd
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:35am: Sectionals
10:35am – 10:45am: Break
10:50am – 11:30am: Dress Rehearsal
11:35am – 12:10pm: Group Game
12:15pm – 12:30pm: Concert *

* In the El Cerrito High School Theater or Band Room