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Course Description:
Participation in this course will allow students to gain skills in the following areas:

  • Playing age- and ability-appropriate music from the chamber music repertoire 
  • Playing an individual part in a multi-part work
  • Playing in tune solo and with others
  • Learning to work the social dynamics of chamber music, such as eye contact, moving, and cuing
  • Enhancing sensitivity to appropriate tone, dynamics, and vibrato
  • Improving tone, articulation, and technique
  • Learning and implementing ensemble elements like cohesiveness, balance, phrasing, style, and dynamics
  • Listening critically, analyzing their performance and utilizing group problem solving in rehearsals
This course is for students in grades 4 to 12. Players must be able to play Bb, Eb and F major scales. 

Dates for  Winter/Spring Session, 2014:
Saturdays, January to June
January 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 22, 28 (Fri.)
March 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 31
June 7, 14, 21

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Final Recital:

NJWA Studios, 150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ

The class will culminate with a performance of the music learned and rehearsed by the students. More information on the performance date, time and location will be given during rehearsals.

Danielle Partenope Plagge

Call: 908-789-9696

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