EL CERRITO SUMMER BAND WORKSHOP

July 29, 2019 through August 2, 2019

 

The second 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 by June 1, 2019; $300 after

Dates: July 29, 2019 through August, 2, 2019

Time: 9:30am – 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 29, 2019

Daily Schedule:

Monday, July 29th
9:30am – 9:55am: Introductions and Warm-up
10:00am – 10:50am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:55am: Master Classes (Session 1)
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Sectionals

Tuesday, July 30th
9:30am – 10:25am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:30am – 11:15am: Music Theory (Session 1)
11:15am – 11:25am: Break
11:25am – 11:55am: Group Game
11:55pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Wednesday, July 31st
9:30am – 10:25am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:30am – 11:15am: Master Classes (Session 2)
11:15am – 11:25am: Break
11:25am – 11:55am: Group Game
11:55pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Thursday, August 1st
9:30am – 10:25am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:30am – 11:15am: Music Theory (Session 2)
11:15am – 11:25am: Break
11:25am – 11:55am: Group Game
11:55pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Friday, August 2nd
9:30am – 10:15am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:20am – 10:45am: Sectionals
10:45am – 10:55am: Break
11:00am – 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