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Rising Stars Audition - Woodwind

This class is for students wishing to audition for the Conservatorium Open Academy Rising Stars Program. Students who have been playing their instrument for at least two years are welcome to apply. Applications for entry in Semester 1, 2018 are now open. Students are required to present two contrasting pieces of their choice, not longer than 10 minutes together, showing a range of technical and musical skill. One study and one piece are recommended. Two prepared excerpts are also... [More]
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Rising Stars Audition - Woodwind

<p>This class is for students wishing to audition for the Conservatorium Open Academy Rising Stars Program. Students who have been playing their instrument for at least two years are welcome to apply.

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This session is for Rising Stars woodwind auditions only. Instruments welcome to apply are: Flute/Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Cor Anglais, Saxophone.

Your audition will fall between 4pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday 28th November, 2017. An individual audition timeslot will be allocated to you. You will be notified of your timeslot by Friday 24th November. Applications close on Wednesday 22nd November, 2017. If there is a specific time that you will not be available, please inform us immediately to aid with scheduling.

Woodwind applicants will also be required to present a prepared piece/excerpt, which will be sent to you by 10th November.

In addition to the instrumental audition, all successful applicants will be required to sit a Music Skills test. Attendance at this test is compulsory for all successful applicants. The compulsory Music Skills test will take place on Thursday 7th December, 4.30 – 6.30pm at the Conservatorium. Please pencil this date into your diaries to ensure you are available if you pass the audition.

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Jazz Ensembles - Audition

These classes are designed for students who wish to develop confident improvisation, aural and sight reading skills. They provide an ensemble-based environment for the development of personal jazz skills, along with an understanding of the dynamics at work in a small performance group. Typically there will be drums, electric bass, piano, horns (trumpet, alto, tenor) and guitar as the usual line-up. Other instruments are welcome (vibes, flute etc). During the term: Drummers will... [More]
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Jazz Ensembles - Audition

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For adults (minimum age 16)
Jazz Ensemble classes will commence on Monday 5 February, 7 to 9pm (tutor – Andrew Dickeson), Tuesday 6 February or Thursday 8 February, 6-8pm (tutor – Ron Philpott), Wednesday 7 February, 6-8pm (tutor – Hannah James).

The fee for the 8 week term is $495. If you enrol for an audition by 15 January, you will only pay the Early Bird rate of $435.60 for the term (12% discount), providing you are successful at audition.

Please let us know your instrument when you enrol by filling in the Additional Information page.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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World Music Ensemble - Audition

World Music Ensemble is intended for mid-level players who want to improve their improvisation, rhythmic, aural, sight-reading, technical, and listening skills through a diverse world music program. In addition, ensemble members gain an insight into rehearsal and performance practices, how to organize arrangements and the dynamics of working within a group. Repertoire is developed through both the oral tradition, where melodic and harmonic material is learned by ear, and from... [More]
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World Music Ensemble - Audition

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Classes will commence on Wednesday February from 7-9pm. The fee for the 8 week term is $495. If you enrol for an audition by Monday 15 January, you will only pay the Early Bird rate of $435.60 (12% discount) for the term, providing you are successful at audition.

Please let us know your instrument (or voice type) when you enrol by filling in the Additional Information page.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Impro Basics Level 1

This course is designed for instrumentalists with no background in improvisation. You will need some basic level of understanding how to read music and chord charts. It provides students with an opportunity to play in a small group and to learn elementary theoretical concepts, historical knowledge and basic skills in the art of jazz improvisation. Students will learn to: Put into practice theoretical knowledge of harmony and scales Train their ear and recognise chords and scales... [More]
$495 $435.60 Limited inc GST / $420.80
Impro Basics Level 1

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For adults (minimum age 16)
Entry Level: Ability to read simple melody line and chord symbol charts.

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO:
2 pianos (1 SPOT LEFT)
2 guitars
*1 bass *
*1 drum kit *
and any number of horns or other instruments.

Please let us know your instrument by filling in the Additional Enrolment Information page when you are completing your enrolment.

We will update the availability of places as enrolments are received.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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Impro Basics Level 2

For instrumentalists who have completed Impro Basics Level 1, or who have some improvisation experience, this course provides an opportunity to continue developing elementary skills in ensemble playing, improvisation and standard jazz repertoire. Classes establish practical ensemble skills by: Putting improvisation ideas into practice Learning melodies and chord progressions without music, developing memory Creating ensemble arrangements On completion of the course, a student’s... [More]
$495 $435.60 Limited inc GST / $420.80
Impro Basics Level 2

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For adults (minimum age 16)
Entry Level: completion of level 1 is advisable or equivalent experience.

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO:
2 pianos
2 guitars
*1 bass *
*1 drum kit *
and any number of horns or other instruments.

Please let us know your instrument by filling in the Additional Enrolment Information page when you are completing your enrolment.

We will update the availability of places as enrolments are received.

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Jazz Sax Basics

Ready to release the rock’n roll rebel? Soar sky-high in sonic streamers? Or jazz away on a jaunty jive? Go and hit the Con for a crash course in saxophonic satisfaction! Pack your horns and strap in for a wild ride through the badlands of Blues, Jazz and Latin music. This course introduces saxophonists to Jazz, Blues and Latin music by means of dynamic and personalized instruction. The program only requires very basic experience with playing saxophone and elementary music reading... [More]

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