Winter 2019 Enrollment Now Open!
Friday Night Chamber Music Parties
Chamber Music Ensembles
Recorder & Early Music
Piano Group Classes
High School Jazz Workshops
Interested in playing chamber music? UVMC is now offering a free opportunity to sight read music with your peers on Friday nights from 5:30-7pm. We will be offering 3 different groups of different ability levels that will each meet once a month. Just RSVP the Wednesday before, and we will provide the sheet-music and the sheet-pizza!
Group 1 is an introduction to chamber music for students aged 10-14. Students will become more comfortable sight reading, making and implementing musical decisions and comfortable playing with other instruments and multiple different parts. Prerequisites: Play 8ths through whole notes, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, in keys of C,G,D,A
Group 2 is perfect for the more advanced young musician who is looking for a fun way to make music with their peers. Students will be able to sight-read whatever chamber music interests them most with a diverse group of student musicians. Students are welcome to come with a pre-formed group, or play with the other students that attend. Prerequisites: Read positions, ability to subdivide and clap most rhythms, play in keys with 3 flats - 4 sharps.
Group 3 is for adults who are looking for more opportunities to play chamber music. UVMC’s vast chamber music library is sure to keep you interested! Both pre-formed groups and individuals are welcome to attend! Participants should have intermediate or better sight-reading abilities.
Recorder for Adults
Music Chamber Ensemble Coaching
cellists who are currently studying
or who have previous playing experience, this weekly
class will include work on
technique as well as cello choir ensemble pieces.
Participants will also have
the option to practice performing solo repertoire in
a supportive setting and
to receive constructive feedback.
This class will feature: Learning in depth evidence of famous pianists, how they practice, what their routine is daily, how they handle performances, before during and after; Learning the best techniques to keep from physical harm at the piano; Learning how to produce nerves which are under control before, during, and after performance; Learning how to get the most out of our practice time, what is the best way to practice with our busy lives?; Learning about different styles of playing, instrumentation., duos, trios., etc., from Baroque-Modern including jazz and formation of chords and structures. (Adult; 10 weeks)
Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm; Spring:
Jan 31 – April 11
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