July 27, 2020 through July 31, 2020

The third 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, 2020; $300 after

Dates: July 27, 2020 through July 31, 2020

Time: 9:00am – 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 27th
9:00am – 9:55am: Introductions and Warm-up
10:00am – 10:50am: Master Classes (Session 1)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Sectionals

Tuesday, July 28th
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Music Theory (Session 1)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Group Game
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Wednesday, July 29th
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, July 30th
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:50am: Music Theory (Session 2)
10:50am – 11:00am: Break
11:05am – 11:35am: Group Game
11:40pm – 12:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal

Friday, July 31st
9:00am – 9:55am: Full Band Rehearsal
10:00am – 10:35am: Sectionals
10:35am – 10:45am: Break
10:50am – 11:30am: Dress Rehearsal
11:40pm – 12:10pm: Group Game

12:15pm: Concert

* In the El Cerrito High School Band Room

To register click HERE!