Alexander Technique for Musicians

SECOND SESSION ADDED THIS YEAR!
INS 400
Alexander Technique for Musicians

Choose one of the following sessions:
June 24-28, 2019 / Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
July 8-12, 2019 / Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Room: OSL 101

Katie Fittipaldi, AMSAT, instructor
                                                                                                                                
This course is an introduction to the basic principles of the Alexander Technique, an educational method used by musicians worldwide to enhance practice and performance, prevent injuries and pain, and to overcome performance anxiety. The course includes:

  • 21 hours of class time to explore Alexander Technique principles in a safe, fun, and engaging atmosphere
  • many opportunities to apply Alexander Technique to practicing and performing
  • 3 private lessons, tailored to your interests and needs

The Alexander Technique is an effective tool to identify and eliminate faulty patterns of thinking and movement that may be preventing musicians from achieving their fullest potential. Enrollment limited to 6 students per session.

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Monday, June 24 (or Monday, July 8) at 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, June 28 (or Friday, July 12) at 4:30 p.m.

Professional Development Hours: 30
Tuition:
$1,670 / 1 credit     CRN 19044 (June 24-28, 2019)
$625 / noncredit     CRN 19033 (June 24-28, 2019)
$1,670 / 1 credit     CRN 21791 (July 8-12, 2019)
$625 / noncredit     CRN 21789 (July 8-12, 2019)

“I learned about myself and my musicianship in an unexpected but life-changing way. Mapping the body and learning the science behind why we do what we do in body and mind was helpful to my performance, my enjoyment practicing, and my non-musical life too!” – 2018 participant

Registration opens January 1, 2019.

Read our blog: A Wonderful Week of Alexander Technique! Reflections from the 2017 Summer Intensive