FUN of Fundamentals: A Path to Enhanced Artistry on the Horn – Online Workshop

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FUN of Fundamentals: A Path to Enhanced Artistry on the Horn – Online Workshop

August 3-5, 2020 / Monday-Wednesday, times TBA

W. Peter Kurau, Professor of Horn, Eastman School of Music / Principal Horn, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Nikolette LaBonte, Acting Principal Horn, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra; Assistant Principal & Utility Horn, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Elizabeth Freimuth, Principal Horn, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Faculty, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; Principal Horn and faculty member, Brevard Music Center

Enhance your performance skills through FUNdamentals. Solidify your craft to liberate and exalt your artistry on the horn. This three-day intensive online workshop includes guided warmups and fundamentals sessions in addition to  special faculty presentations on college audition preparation, orchestral auditions, and performance psychology. Each evening will also feature the opportunity to interact with all three faculty members via the performance of solo works, orchestral excerpts, and a question and answer session.  Participants may register as performers or auditors. Performers will receive one 30-minute private lesson (via Zoom) with each faculty member (3 lessons total); auditors pay a lower tuition fee and can attend all group sessions, but will not receive individual instruction or perform in masterclasses. Enrollment limited to 28 performers (no auditor limit).

Performers: $300 / noncredit     CRN 37203
Auditors: $100 / noncredit     CRN 40266

“An excellent way to strengthen or establish the fundamentals needed to sound freer on your instrument.” – 2019 participant

UPDATE, APRIL 29, 2020: No audition or résumé review is required to enroll (this is a change from our earlier process), but please include a résumé with your registration materials. If you need help putting a résumé together, use this template as a guide.

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