Tomorrow is our full day of workshops with select U of M faculty and students! Location: Hankinson Rehearsal Hall, SMTD, 1100 BAITS DR. 48109 Here’s the schedule: U of M Early Music Workshop 5/6 10:30-10:40: Introductions 10:40-11:40: Workshop I Brandenburg – Movements 1 and 3 Corelli and Gallo 11:45-12:45: Workshop II Vivaldi 12:45-1:30: Lunch 1:30-2:15: […]Read more "U of M Workshop Schedule"
VERY nice rehearsals last few weeks! Here are the specific point to remember to prepare over the for the next rehearsal on April 15th: Vivaldi: We agreed to memorize all three movements by April 15th. It sounds AMAZING with dynamics and unified articulation – so memorize those details as well! Download a VIVALDI SCORE – […]Read more "Practice Tips | Scores | Concert Dates"
Thank you for a productive and imagery intensive rehearsal last Saturday! LISTENING: As we discussed, this week you are all to listen to the recording of the new Vivaldi (Concerto in D RV 110) and see for yourselves if the imagery you all came up with fits with the piece as a whole: First movement: […]Read more "Practice Tips for 2/18"
Welcome to Spring term Brandenburgers! This is going to be a very ambitious term with several wonderful opportunities! The first of which is the workshop with ACRONYM, NEXT WEEK, Feb 4th from 12:30-2:30. (WATCH an ACRONYM performance) To prepare for this workshop, please refresh your parts for everything we played in the Fall – […]Read more "First Rehearsal Feb 4th | ACRONYM Workshop"
Dear Brandenburgers, We have one more final push before our first performance this Sunday! You’ve made leaps and bounds this term and this week I ask that you all take a good look at the details with these two goals in mind: Clean up any measures that you are unsure about (fingers and bowings, etc.) […]Read more "Gearing Up for Performance!"
Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! I’m looking forward to our rehearsal this Saturday. We’ll be having a studio class again, this time for Brandenburg, as well as concentrated rehearsal for Telemann and Vivaldi. ***Please take note of these reminders for the remainder of the term: 12/10 –Rehearsal moved to 11:30-1:30 (I’ll have snacks!) 12/11 […]Read more "Rehearsal and Concert Reminders"
A lot of great work in last Saturday’s rehearsal. Things that you should all be proud of: Many of you were taking discussed nuances and concepts and applying not only to the part specifically rehearsed, but then to the rest of the movement. You are working together to express and execute original ideas. You are keeping […]Read more "Listening and more Listening | Last Call for Score Challenge"