Monday, March 11, 2013

Janet Hopkins available for lessons

Folks, Janet Hopkins will be here for a master class on March 26, and is available for lessons at a reduced rate of $50/hour. If you are interested in a half hour or hour-long lesson with her, she has times available at 11, and 12 on Tuesday the 26th, and may make times available before 11 on Wednesday morning if there is interest. Email me if you'd like to reserve a slot...do not wait until after break! Thanks.

AN EXPERIENTIAL MUSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP RETREAT


Folks, my friend and colleague Janet Hopkins, who will be joining us for a master class in two weeks, sent this. Please consider attending!

The Savvy Musician in ACTION is an intensive, experiential 3 1/2-day
retreat (June 6-9, 2013 in Columbia, SC) for students, working
professionals, and faculty.

Think The Apprentice meets Higher Education.

Combining interactive presentations, games, team challenges, breakout
groups, video conferencing, mentorship, networking, and competitions, this
event teaches participants how to maximize revenue and impact through
their artistic ventures.

In conjunction, we are hosting a Chamber Music Competition
professional ensemble that features artistic excellence and innovative
event design (interdisciplinary, multi-media, choreography, audience
interaction, multi-genre, etc.).

A poster is attached. For more information, visit:
http://www.music.sc.edu/CILEM/retreat.html.  Direct inquires and comments

We hope you will consider joining us for this event, which promises to be
as fun as it is transformational!

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Master class with Dr. Nancy Walker

Tomorrow's performance class will include a master class with a wonderful guest from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Attendance is required! Enjoy your time with this delightful lady.

Soprano Nancy Walker earned the BME from Hastings College in Nebraska. She taught in the public schools there before earning the MM from the University of Colorado in Boulder and the DM from Indiana University. At UNCG, Walker teaches studio voice and German diction and served as the Chair of the Vocal Studies Division for eight years. She performs frequently in recitals and oratorios in the area and has performed in Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Walker was a national finalist in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Artist Awards and served as Regional Governor for the Mid-Atlantic Region. She is currently the National Vice President for the NATS Artist Awards. She received a Fulbright Research Grant to study the songs of Josephine Lang in Munich, Germany, in 1998 and returned to Europe for a research leave in 2004-05 when she studied German vocal pedagogy and sang recitals in Florence and Munich.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Yoga NEXT Monday 3/11


Join us for a light yoga session 
in the Choir Room from 4:30-5:30.

Wear comfortable clothes! 
Come when you can, leave when you must.


If you're not sure if you'd like it, 
you're also welcome to just come and listen to relaxing music and take time to BREATHE. 

Jury sheets available

Hi folks, I have your jury sheets, and am happy to go over them with you. Though many of you may already be gone, I am here for the next t...