New Horizon Music Camps

The Universitv of Dayton New Horizons Program and the New Horizons International Music Association (NHIMA) present:

UD New Horizons Music Camp - May 2018

Where Music Takes Flight
Dayton, Ohio
May 20-23, 2018

Soar into the summer!
Registration opens January 1, 2018 >>
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Band and Orchestra Instructors

Roy Ernst -- Founder, New Horizons Music; Professor Emeritus, Eastern School of Music
Betty Anne Gottlieb -- Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; Cincinnati New Horizons Orchestra
Laura Joss -- Baldwin Wallace University; Baldwin Wallace New Horizons Program
Jim Leslie -- University of Dayton Bands and Percussion

Small Groups and Classes

  • Jazz Band
  • German Band
  • Chorus
  • Javanese Gamelan
  • Conducting
  • Music Technology
  • Small Ensembles

Camp Directors

Phil Aaron -- University of Dayton
Ken Carper -- New Horizons International Music Association

Morning and Afternoon/Evening

Concert Band: Laura and Roy take you on a musicaljourney through reading and rehearsing a variety of repertoire with the average difficulty level of grade 2-3. Laura Joss and Roy Ernst

String Orchestra: Explore string orchestra literature ranging from classical to rock.Average difficulty level will range from grade 2-3. Betty Anne Gottlieb

Morning Small Groups

Jazz Band: Standard jazz band instrumentation will be playing pieces of 2.5 to 4 in difficulty. Jim Leslie

Javanese Gamelan: Have an introduction to an authentic Javanese gamelan made in Indonesia especially for the University of Dayton. No music reading is needed, but a good sense of rhythmic feeling is helpful. Heather MacLachlan

Music Technology: Review or learn some apps and software to assist with practice and music notation. Computers provided, but bring your own smartphone if you can. Betty Anne Gottlieb

Gennan Band: It's polka time! Learn to play standard polka tunes, having too much fun at the same time! Laura Joss

Chorus: Give your lips a break,work on your breath support and exercise your vocal chords. Familiar SATB repertoire. No experience necessary. This course is open (free of charge) to non-registrants. Linda Snyder

Conducting: Ever wonder what your conductor is doing on the podium? Roy will explain basic conducting techniques that you can practice. Whether or not you use these techniques, you may gain a new appreciatin of your conductor. Roy Ernst

Afternoon Small Groups

Bluegrass String Ensemble: Learn or improve your Fiddlin'and Pickin'. Betty Anne Gottlieb
Flute Ensemble: Roy Ernst
Clarinet Ensemble: John Kurokawa
Double Reed Ensemble: Joe Hessman
Sax Ensemble: Shelley Jagow
French Horn Ensemble: Aaron Brandt
Brass Ensemble: Gretchen McNamara
Percussion Ensemble: Jim Leslie

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