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APSI® MUSIC THEORY - TEACHER TRAINING

For high school teachers who would like to teach AP® Music Theory. This AP® Summer Institute emphasizes music theory skills and teaching strategies. It also distills the examination’s content and scoring and provides many insights into how teachers may better prepare students for the examination. The course is open to people who have never taught AP® Music Theory before as well as to experienced teachers who would like new ideas; past participants are welcome to take the course again.

EASTMAN FRENCH HORN INSTITUTE

For high school, collegiate, and adult players. Enhance your performance skills through FUNdamentals. Solidify your craft to liberate and exalt your artistry on the horn. The institute includes private and group lessons, master classes, solo playing, quartet performances, and horn ensemble playing.

EASTMAN SAXOPHONE PROJECT (ESP) INSTITUTE

Come experience what it is like to be part of the Eastman Saxophone Project! Hosted by ESP’s founding director, Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, participants will spend one week training and performing with members of this dynamic ensemble. Open to high school, collegiate, and adult saxophonists.

CREATIVITY AND COLLABORATION: THEATRE TRAINING FOR THE WORKPLACE

Team-building activity workshops for businesses and nonprofit organizations, scheduled during summer and throughout the year. Please contact the Summer@Eastman office for information, group rates, and options.

FRENCH LYRIC DICTION - ONLINE COURSE

Study of the elements of French Diction through a progressive and holistic reading method; application of that knowledge through oral exercises (in-class & assignments), written IPA and listening assignments, and a final performance. Course includes synchronous weekly meetings, scheduled with the group.

KEYS TO HEALTHY MUSIC

This course provides the key components of healthy musicianship for performance enhancement as well as prevention of performance-related musculoskeletal disorders. It is based on the course that has been offered at the Eastman School for 18 years. This summer workshop is based on the “Keys to Healthy Music” course which has been offered at the Eastman School for 18 years. Concepts can be applied to personal well-being as well as the music education setting.

MUSIKINESIS®: MUSIC, DANCE, DALCROZE

For dancers and musicians alike, MusiKinesis® connects sound and movement to enrich teaching and performance. Teachers and performers of dance or music will develop a stronger mind-body connection, improve musical precision and accuracy, and attain more freedom of expression.

SUMMER ORGAN ACADEMY - now open to undergraduate organists!

Our classic five-day intensive workshop for young organists, now also open to undergraduate collegiate students. Each day will include private and group instruction from world-renowned performers and pedagogues, as well as daily access to a wide variety of instruments. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in master classes focusing on repertoire, sacred music skills, improvisation, and technique.