The 2020 OPUS Chamber Music Virtual Camp
The 2020 OPUS Chamber Music Virtual Camp is to help students develop their own artistic mastering of chamber music, and guide students on special Arts Connections Projects such as Garage Band, Irish Fiddling, Improvisation, and La Folia variations. Campers will also enjoy additional Web-special Classes that were not offered previously. This 25-hour program has the same goal: make friends and grow friendships by playing music together.
Date: August 3 – August 7
Time: M, Tue, W, F 9:30 – 4:00; Thu: 9:30 to 12 (lunch break 12-1)
For students of violin, viola, cello, contrabass, piano, clarinet, flute with decent metronome skills. Audition required – note additional requirement on “metronome skill”.
Classes: All Distance-Learning. Chamber Music; Arts Connections Projects – Camper’s choice of one: A. La Folia Variations, B. Music Creation (Garage Band, Finale, Soundmaker, …), a. Irish Fiddle, b. Improvisation & Showcase of camper’s creations.
Web-Special Classes: Bowing Articulation, History on Bach Cello Suite, Master Class, Maud Powell, and Composer Project. Also, Music Trivia, Fun Games, Live Chat, and the finale is a web-chamber music performance (edited videos) Watch Party.
When opportunities are present, there will possibly be one outdoor concert and Senior Home “Window-Call” concert(s).
The number of Chamber Music Groups and piano students are limited.