This is a reminder that our rehearsal tomorrow will be at the SMTD on North Campus at 1100 Baits Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Enter the Moore building at the entrance closest to the parking lot and find the Kevreson Rehearsal Hall down the left. PLEASE ARRIVE at 3:15 so you have time to find the […]Read more "REMINDER: At North Campus Tomorrow"
First, let me say that I commend all of you for your performances and focus during the master class last Saturday! I was very proud to hear your own musical opinions shining through while at the same time taking Rene’s suggesting seriously and making remarkable transformations. Very nice work! I would like everyone to write […]Read more "Preparing for Coaching with Joe Gascho 10/29"
This Saturday we will be playing for Rene′ Schiffer and Joseph Gascho. YEA! Here are things you can do to be prepared for this master class: Bach: Be Prepared to play till letter C Practice your articulation and remember not every beat gets the same emphasis. Telemann: exaggerate all your phrasing and dynamics. Vivaldi: exaggerate […]Read more "Rene Schiffer Masterclass Prep"
Here are this week’s tips: EVERYONE: Practice the Allegro ma poco in the Vivaldi to solidify notes. Our goal is to be able to play the entire two movements for Rene Schiffer in two weeks. And keep watching the VIDEO. BACH: Write in the following letters into your score and part: A- m17 B- m40 […]Read more "PRACTICE TIPS for week of 10/11"
Such wonderful insights to be had from our workshop with Julie Andrijeski! I hope that all of you came away with new things to ponder and new inspirations. For the next rehearsal I would like each of you to come prepared to express at least one take-away you received from the workshop. Also, we will be […]Read more "Bach and Telemann THIS WEEK!"