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Date(s) - 8 Jul 2015 until 9 Jul 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Shatford Centre-Okanagan School of the Arts


Instructors: Elizabeth Lupton, John Suderman, Joel Stobbe, Calvin Dyck
Ages: 12 to Adult
Time: 9AM to 3PM
Level: Intermediate to Advanced String Players
Place: The Shatford Centre, 760 Main Street, Penticton
Fees: $375 prior to May 31, 2015, $400 after that date
Total Cost: $375
Sessions run between July 6 and July 10
For intermediate to advanced string players at a minimum level of:
VIOLIN/VIOLA: Grade 5 RCM/Book 4 Suzuki
CELLO: Grade 4 RCM/Book 3 Suzuki
DOUBLE BASS: beginners welcomeHighlights:
Chamber Music
Each student will participate in chamber music groups – rehearsing and being coached every morning. Ensembles will be formed according to age and ability.
Master Classes and new this year 1 hour seminars focusing on topics such as the following:
– Tips for success in orchestra
– The secret to efficient practicing
– How to avoid injury (esp. Tendonitis)
– The business of music – how to make a living as musicianNote: Faculty will play in and mentor each section.

BBQ and Fiddling Jamboree ~ This fun night is included in student registration fees – scheduled for Monday evening
Faculty Recital ~ Strings the Thing Faculty will perform Wednesday evening
Celebration Student Concert ~ Friday afternoon, everyone participates in this exciting concert to wrap up Strings the Thing 2015!

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