UCF Music Department

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Upcoming Events

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Summer Opera Institute

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - Saturday, June 14, 2014

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: TBA

Eight-Day Program!

UCF Opera and Florida Opera Theatre are proud to co-sponsor this intensive nine-day program for middle school, high school, and college singers interested in exploring classical vocal music and developing their vocal potential and performing abilities. The program is perfect for singers who are interested in pursuing a music education or performance career. Singers will participate in Stage Movement Classes, Music Coachings, Voice Lessons, Diction Classes, Vocal and Dramatic Improvisation, Performance Classes, Audition Preparation Classes [High School/College], “What’s Opera?” Classes [Middle School], Master Classes, and a Final Concert (free and open to the public). Faculty includes Robin Jensen [FOT], Thomas Potter [UCF], Allen McCoy [Palm Beach Atlantic University] and Kathleen Miller. Additional distinguished professionals to be announced.

More Information

Institute Website

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UCF Flute Boot Camp

Monday, June 16, 2014 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition: $150 (15% discount for second child), Housing (optional): $100

Flute Boot Camp is a three-day, intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists. Morning yoga and aerobics will be followed by breakout sessions. Daily master classes and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input from faculty.

An additional camp session will be held June 20-22.

Early registration discounts are available through December 31, 2013. See the camp web page for details.

More Information

Camp web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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George N. Parks Drum Major Academy

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014

Cost: TBA. Visit www.drummajor.org for details.

Drum Major Academy® is the nation’s foremost authority on the art of drum majoring. DMA is for any band member who wishes to improve and develop their leadership, conducting and teaching skills.

More Information

Website: www.drummajor.org

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UCF Flute Boot Camp

Friday, June 20, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition: $150 (15% discount for second child), Housing (optional): $100

Flute Boot Camp is a three-day, intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists. Morning yoga and aerobics will be followed by breakout sessions. Daily master classes and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input from faculty.

An additional camp session will be held June 16-18.

Early registration discounts are available through December 31, 2013. See the camp web page for details.

More Information

Camp web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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UCF Sax Boot Camp

Friday, June 20, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014; 8:00am - 3:00pm

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition: $150 (15% discount for second child), Housing (optional): $100

Sax Boot Camp is a three-day, intensive program of instrument-playing basics, small/medium group playing, informative presentations and jazz basics. Morning yoga and aerobics will be followed by breakout sessions. Daily master classes and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input.

More Information

Download the Application
George Weremchuk (407-823-5261, George.Weremchuk@ucf.edu)

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Summer String Workshop

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Non-Resident: $400 (includes lunch), Resident: $750 (Housing & 3 meals daily)

The Summer String Workshop offers string students the opportunity to develop their playing talents in a special atmosphere that is both challenging and fun. They enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in which they can:

  • learn music from the orchestral repertoire
  • perform in large and small orchestras and chamber ensembles
  • receive private lessons with talented faculty
  • experience high-level supervised practice time
  • take part in master classes with artist-level teachers
  • enjoy planned evening activities

The workshop is led by a number of prominent clinicians including Arthur Pranno, Director of String Studies at Florida Southern College and conductor of the Florida Southern Symphony Orchestra.

For more information, visit the Workshop web page.

More Information

Workshop web page
Registration form
apranno@aol.com, 863-284-0985

Mallet & Percussion Camp

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Saturday, July 19, 2014; 8:30am - 5:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)

This one-week course is designed for the college-level or advanced high school percussionist.

More Information

Percussion Camp website

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UCF Summer Piano Camp

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Early Registration $300 (by May 31); Regular Registration $350 (after June 1); 15% discount for second child

For Pianists age from 11-18 years old (age by July 21, 2014)

Staff:

Dr. Yun-Ling Hsu - UCF Piano Professor

Ms. Ana Rosa Hernandez - Pianist, Certified K-12 OCPS music teacher and “Orff” method teacher (a member of “Central Florida Orff Chapter” and “American Orff-Schulwerk Association”)


Each student will receive major instruction in:
  • Daily private session with Dr. Hsu
  • Daily group session in a master class setting
  • Piano injury-preventive technique class
  • Piano literature / Music theory / Sight-reading classes
Additional Activities:
  • Group ensemble class
  • The rhythmic “Orff” approach of combining body movement, singing and the playing of instruments, such as xylophones and glockenspiels
Each student will also receive:
  • Daily practice time
  • Daily Complimentary snacks and drinks

All participants will perform in Master-classes and in a final recital at the end of the week.


Space is limited

More Information

Download the Piano Camp application

Email Dr. Hsu at Yun-Ling.Hsu@ucf.edu or call 407-823-1529 to receive complete information.

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UCF Summer Piano Camp

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 1, 2014

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Early Registration $300 (by May 31); Regular Registration $350 (after June 1); 15% discount for second child

For Pianists age from 11-18 years old (age by July 21, 2014)

Staff:

Dr. Yun-Ling Hsu - UCF Piano Professor

Ms. Ana Rosa Hernandez - Pianist, Certified K-12 OCPS music teacher and “Orff” method teacher (a member of “Central Florida Orff Chapter” and “American Orff-Schulwerk Association”)


Each student will receive major instruction in:
  • Daily private session with Dr. Hsu
  • Daily group session in a master class setting
  • Piano injury-preventive technique class
  • Piano literature / Music theory / Sight-reading classes
Additional Activities:
  • Group ensemble class
  • The rhythmic “Orff” approach of combining body movement, singing and the playing of instruments, such as xylophones and glockenspiels
Each student will also receive:
  • Daily practice time
  • Daily Complimentary snacks and drinks

All participants will perform in Master-classes and in a final recital at the end of the week.


Space is limited

More Information

Download the Piano Camp application

Email Dr. Hsu at Yun-Ling.Hsu@ucf.edu or call 407-823-1529 to receive complete information.

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All-State Preparation Clinic

Saturday, August 23, 2014; 9:00am - 4:45pm

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Conference Room(143)
Cost: Free, pre-registration required

UCF Music presents a free clinic on how to prepare for the Florida Bandmasters Association 2015 All-State Band and Jazz Band audition and the Florida Orchestra Association 2015 All-State Orchestra audition.

The clinic is FREE, but pre-registration is required.

  • UCF applied music faculty and guest instrumentalists will offer clinics on FBA 2015 All-State Band requirements for 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12 grades as well as Jazz Band requirements for 9-10 and 11-12 grades
  • Emphasis will be placed on All-State exercise preparation, tone production, technique development, scales, sight-reading strategies, and audition readiness
  • Students should bring instruments, All-State music, and be prepared to play
  • UCF will provide all the percussion instruments. Students are required to bring their sticks, mallets and music.

More Information

Visit the clinic website for registration, schedule and additional information

Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2869 Fax: 407-823-3378 • E-mail: ucfmusic@ucf.edu