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The Limestone College Bands Instrument Academy

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The Limestone College Bands
INSTRUMENT ACADEMY

 

Sponsored by:

Limestone College
Vic Firth
Dynasty Percussion
MACK Brass
Pecknel Music
C. Alan Publications
Rhapsody Performance Ensemble

November 16, 2013

10:00am-5:45pm

 

The Instrument Academy is open to students in grades 9-12, and offers three tracks: Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion. Participants will be provided instruction by Limestone College Faculty and Staff covering a variety of topics, including: practice tips, All State audition helps, chamber performance settings, and masterclasses. The deadline has been extended! All interested participants and directors can email for details. You may register as an individual participant (must provide chaperone information), or by group participant (via Band Director) by sending an email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (be sure to include your name, school, instrument, and grade in the email). All wind players will need to bring their own instrument; percussion instruments will be provided – but percussionists need to bring their own sticks/mallets.

Lunch will be provided, and the schedule for each track is listed below. In addition, some of the sponsors will be on site during the Instrument Academy with information and products for purchase.

 

Woodwind Track Sponsored by:
Pecknel Music

9:45am          Check-in - Fullerton Auditorium
10:00am        Instrument Academy Kick-Off – Fullerton Auditorium
11:00am        Performance BLOCK (Warm-up, sight-reading)
12:00pm        LUNCH – Stephenson Dining Hall
1:00pm          Information and Vendor Session
                        Try out instruments on display*
2:00pm          Performance BLOCK (ensemble music rehearsal)
3:00pm          All State Audition Masterclass
4:00pm          Developing Effective Practice Habits
5:00pm          FINALE – Fullerton Auditorium

 

Brass Track Sponsored by:
MACK Brass

9:45am          Check-in - Fullerton Auditorium
10:00am        Instrument Academy Kick-Off – Fullerton Auditorium
11:00am        Performance BLOCK (Warm-up, sight-reading)
12:00pm        LUNCH – Stephenson Dining Hall
1:00pm          Information and Vendor Session
                        Try out instruments on display*
2:00pm          All State Audition Masterclass
3:00pm          Developing Effective Practice Habits
4:00pm          Performance BLOCK (ensemble music rehearsal)
5:00pm          FINALE – Fullerton Auditorium

 

Percussion Track Sponsored by:
Vic Firth, Dynasty Percussion

9:45am          Check-in - Fullerton Auditorium
10:00am        Instrument Academy Kick-Off – Fullerton Auditorium
11:00am        All State Audition Masterclass
12:00pm        LUNCH – Stephenson Dining Hall
1:00pm          Information and Vendor Session
2:00pm          Marching Percussion Session
3:30pm          Ensemble Rehearsal
5:00pm          FINALE – Fullerton Auditorium