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Ensemble-rama! (ages 10+)

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Designed for intermediate to advanced instrumental students, Brookline Music School’s Summer ENSEMBLE-RAMA! weeks provide a varied full-day of musical exploration, ranging from traditional classical music, to jazz improvisation and composition.

Requirements: Ages 10 and up, minimum 2 years private instruction;  informal placement audition required.

For more info or to schedule an audition, contact chamber music coordinator Egle Jarkova at: ejarkova@bmsmusic.org

Secrets of Chamber

The morning session of ENSEMBLE-RAMA! focuses on the exciting tradition of classical chamber music, grouping students into level-appropriate instrumental trios and quartets that rehearse selections for performance at the week’s end.  The varied morning schedule includes a balance of:

Secrets Of ChamberGroup warm-ups
Sight-reading practice
Small-group coaching and rehearsals
Music history & listening response exercises
Supervised individual practice time
Larger group master classes and workshops 

 

 

All That Jazz!

All That JazzFollowing lunch, young musicians put on their jazz hats and delve into the colorful world of improvisation, jazz, and the blues. Larger group workshops and smaller ensemble activities include:

  • Improvisation games
  • Original jazz composition project
  • Learning the Blues Scale
  • Listening and learning from the greats of Jazz History
  • Classical-to-Jazz Theory “Translation” Workshop
Session I Age Days Time Length Dates Instructor Cost  2017
FULL DAY 10+ MTWThF 9 – 4 1 week, 7 hours 6/26 – 6/30 BMS String and Winds Faculty $750 Register
Morning Only 10+ MTWThF 9 – 12:15 1 week, 3.25 hours 6/26 – 6/30 BMS String and Winds Faculty $425 Register
Afternoon Only 10+ MTWThF 12:45 – 4  1 week, 3.25 hours 6/26 – 6/30 BMS String and Winds Faculty $425 Register
NEW: Extended Day 10+ MTWThF  4-5 1 hour 6/26 – 6/30 BMS String and Winds Faculty $15/Day  Register
Session II Age Days Time Length Dates Instructor Cost  2017
FULL DAY 10+ MTWThF 9 – 4 1 week, 7 hours 8/14 – 8/18 BMS String and Winds Faculty $750 Register
Morning Only 10+ MTWThF 9 – 12:15 1 week, 3.25 hours 8/14 – 8/18 BMS String and Winds Faculty $425 Register
Afternoon Only 10+ MTWThF 12:45 – 4  1 week, 3.25 hours 8/14 – 8/18 BMS String and Winds Faculty $425 Register
NEW: Extended Day 10+ MTWThF  4-5 1 hour 8/14 – 8/18 BMS String and Winds Faculty $15/Day  Register

*Discount for Sibling in Full Day: $50

*Discount for Sibling in Half Day: $25