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AIM: Artisits Inspring Musicianship Break Out Sessions

These Break-out Sessions will take place from 3:15-4:00pm. You may choose which session you wish to attend upon arrival on November 12, 2016.


Level Up!

Professor Sandra Jackson 
Professor Kristin Reynolds

Taking Your Music-Making to New Heights


Mi, Mi, Mi: Playing with Sol

Dr. Denise Root-Pierce
Dr. David Pierce

Fun with Solfège! Learn the tried-and-true approach to playing more accurately and better in tune. Impress your family & friends!


Improv 101: It's not Just for Jazz

Dr. Donald Babcock
Professor Woody Chenoweth

Students will explore the basics of improvisation through major scales and rhythmic patterns over simple harmony. All melodic instruments are welcome!


How To Stand Out At An Audition

Professor Carter Eggers
Professor John Dorsey

An overview of auditioning at all levels ranging from high school chair placement to college entrance to professional and military auditions. Learn what it takes to come out on top.


Breathing New Life Into Your Performance

Dr. Julie Stone
Dr. Phillip Bloomer

Would you like to make longer phrases? Would you like to take more air when you breathe? Would you like to take quicker breaths while playing? Come to this session to learn more about the mechanics of breathing and some exercises to advance your breathing techniques.



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