Practice to Performance
May 23rd 2021 | 12.30 – 5.30
Course Directors – Victoria Samek & Chris Jolly
Associate Artist – Paul Harris
Guest Artist – Philippe Cuper
Designed for students or professionals of all ages and levels to:
INSPIRE MOTIVATE & INVIGORATE
Sustaining motivation and purpose during these unpresented times can be extremely difficult. This course which takes place every two months, is designed specifically to give structure and guidance in developing a purposeful practice routine and creating an opportunity for performance via a digital platform.
From the moment you book, you can enjoy learning resources for practice, ideas for performance project to share as pre-recorded MP3 or MP4 with your fellow participants. Help and guidance in preparation for recording and sending recorded files will be available from the team. However sharing your pre-recorder performance is totally voluntary.
- NEW – Receive a copy of your concert performance branded with course logo, date and title
- FANTASTIC OFFER – Group of 3 Booking Discount
- FANTASTIC COMBO – 30 minute individual lesson with Victoria, Chris or Paul
- INSPIRE & MOTIVATE – Google Classroom resources available from the moment you book!
- INVIGORATE – Choose a part to play in the growing library of Lockdown Chamber-Music
- LISTEN to LEARN – A World Premiere at every course by resident composer Rob Howat
- OPPORTUNITY – Resident Repairer David Fingerhut to give advice on the day!
All courses will cover these six categories with a range of topics within…
Repertoire …from pieces to studies and exercises, and an agenda of repertoire for warmups to selecting a recital, exam or audition programme. Repertoire is our resource.
Victoria and Chris continue their practical and engaging discussion on doubling.
Technical… from facility, agility and reliability, via fingering dependability, clarity and speed of articulation, to breath sustainability and stamina. Ever extending technical prowess.
Paul delivers an inspiring and motivating talk on the wonderful world of harmonics.
Musicianship…from essential theory to its practical integration within practice and performance; from interpretation to applying musical intention. Musicianship is the essence of a musician.
Chris on the skill of interpretation as composer, improvisor, performer and teacher.
Guests Renowned players, voices from academia, technical specialists and composers. Guests will encompass excellence and diversity.
Philippe Cuper Principal clarinet of the Opera National de Paris shares his experience as International artist, teacher. He will then perform a recital specially for this course.
Knowledge Nuggets …from companies introducing new products, books and resources to artists sharing an insight, a discovery, or new initiatives within education or fitness advice. Knowledge in nuggets!
Dr George Wadell talk on the art and science of evaluation in the decisions made by judges examiners, and teachers shape the training and careers of every musician.
Science and Creativity …from theories and concepts in performance science that give reason and understanding, to the appropriate integration of intuitive spontaneity. Science and creativity in partnership.
Victoria shares three powerful science theories to enhance understanding of practice and performance.
With practice and performance firmly on the agenda, enjoy a taster of what you can expect!
Price options from £65.00 to £240.00