Thursday, 14 November 2013

Elizabeth College Stage Band Summer School 2014

Contact: Glenn Schultz Artistic Director
P: 0418 596 967 E: glenn.schultz@education.tas.gov.au W: http://education.tas.edu.au/elizabethcollege

Location: Hobart
Dates: 20-24 January 2014           RSVP: Monday 25 November 2013

Intended Audience: Instrumentalists who play trumpet, trombone, saxophone, bass, guitar, drums, keyboard and vocalists from upper primary through to year 12 and beyond.

The Stage Band Summer School is a unique opportunity for students to engage with others who share a passion for that Big Band sound. The Summer School is a rich and exciting learning environment, which will extend students' musicianship and understanding through an intense week of tutorials, master classes and rehearsals.

The emphasis will be on Swing, Latin and Funk styles and improvisation.

Students will be mentored by some of the country's most respected performers and educators.

The Summer School is non-residential and open to players of varying abilities and ages from upper primary school through to Year 12 and beyond and is open to musicians who play Stage Band/ Big Band instruments including vocalists).

In 2014, the Stage Band Summer School will run three bands, the Ellington Band, the Basie Band and for the first time the SUPER BAND! This is an exciting extension in the continuing development of the Summer School program and will provide a stimulating opportunity for those students who are selected.

The benefits of having three bands include more time with mentors, more sectional work and more instrument specific master classes.

The Stage Band Summer School and will run Monday 20 to Friday 24 January 2014 at Elizabeth College.

To download a brochure and registration form go to the Elizabeth College website.