Workshop Information

Workshop Dates: May 30 -June 16 (M-F)  Workshop Location:  Viera High School

  • Workshop Session Information

    Beginning Band Session (8:00a-10:00a)

    · Open to students from grades 5-8

    · No musical experience or knowledge is necessary...we give you the tools to learn and understand music fundamentals right away (notes, rhythms, and terminology)

    · Get a head start on learning the specifics of your instrument in a fun, active atmosphere.

    · One-on-one and small group instruction with experienced clinicians as well as large ensemble playing

    · Learn and practice the requirements to enter one of the advanced bands next year

    · Open to advanced band members that wish to learn a second instrument

     Advanced Band Session (10:00a-12:00p)

    · Open to students from grades 6-8 with 1 or more years of experience

    · Learn and perform advanced musical techniques and literature in a full ensemble setting

    · Work in small group and one-on-one sessions on All-County and All-State Band requirements with experienced clinicians

    · Learn advanced fundamentals and music theory concepts—Advanced tone production, advanced finger/slide techniques, note and rhythm reading

     Jazz Ensemble Session (12:00p-1:30p)

    · Learn and perform basic and intermediate jazz styles including swing, Latin, and rock

    · Understand the fundamentals of improvisation and jazz music theory

    · Open to advanced band members on Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass, Guitar, Piano and Drum Set as a primary or secondary instrument. (Requires enrollment in Advance Band Session)

     Concert Band Session (11:30p-1:30p)

    · Open to rising 9th and 10th grade students

    · Learn and perform high school level literature in a full ensemble setting

    · Work in level and instrument-specific small groups and one-on-one sessions on All-County and All-State Band requirements with experienced clinicians

    · Introduction to high school level instrumental techniques and music theoretical concepts

     Symphonic Band Session (1:30p-3:30p)

    · Open to rising 11th and 12th grade students

    · Performance of advanced high school literature in a full ensemble setting

    · Work in level and instrument-specific small groups and one-on-one sessions on All-County and All-State Band requirements with experienced clinicians

    · Learn and apply advanced performance techniques and music theoretical concepts

     Jazz Ensemble Session (High School) (9:00a-10:00a)

    · Learn and perform intermediate and advanced jazz  literature in styles including swing, various Latin, and rock, funk, etc.

    · Understand the fundamentals of improvisation and jazz music theory

    · Open to any high school student on Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass, Guitar, Piano and Drum Set as a primary or secondary instrument. (Requires enrollment in Concert or Symphonic Band Session)

    · Perform in both combo and big band settings

     

Fee and Payment Information: (all fees include insurance)
One 3-Week Class Fee:  $90 (Beginning, Advanced Bands, Concert, Symphonic)*
Two 3-Week Session Fee: $130 (Jazz Band must be taken w/ Advanced Band)
 
Please make checks payable to:
 
Hope for North Brevard OR HNB
 
Payable on first day OR Mail To:
 
Michael Sperr
c/o Kennedy Middle
2100 N. Fiske Blvd.
Rockledge, FL 32955
 
* Please contact Mr. Sperr if you are in need of financial assistance (sperr.michael@brevardschools.org)
 
Registration Deadlines and Processes:
Deadline for registration:  Monday, May 29, 2017 (Early Registration Encouraged)
Deadline for payment:  Tuesday, May 30, 2017
 
Register online HERE or mail registration form to above address
 
 
Instrument Choice/Rental:
  • Have an instructor walk you through choosing the best instrument for you.  Come to the Selection Night and discover your "right fit."  ***ALL BEGINNING BAND PARTICIPANTS MUST COME TO THIS EVENT or MAKE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS WITH STAFF
  • When/Where:  Tuesday, May 16th (4:30-6:30pm)/Viera High Band Room (enter left of the main office)
  • Who:  The Horn Section (band)
 
PLEASE SUBMIT ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS TO:  sperr.michael@brevardschools.org
 
 
 
 
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