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Upcoming Events

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Summer Opera Institute

Friday, June 5, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: $475 through March 31, $525 after

Ten-Day Program!

UCF and Florida Opera Theatre co-sponsor this intensive, ten-day program for high school- and college-aged singers interested in exploring classical vocal music and developing their singer/actor skills.

The program is perfect for singers who are interested in pursuing a music education or performance career.

Singers will participate in voice lessons, coachings on solos and duets, master classes, stage movement classes, diction classes, audition preparation, and a final concert.

Staff

More Information

Summer Opera Institute Website

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Jazz Concert: Drexler and Rupert

Wednesday, June 10, 2015; 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Location: Timucua White House (2000 South Summerlin, Orlando, FL, 32806)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Jeff Rupert and Richard Drexler will perform on June 10 and 11 at the Timucua White House in Orlando. The saxophone and piano duo will perform two sets each night beginning at 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.

The performances will be recorded for a forthcoming live album.

Rupert and Drexler have performed, recorded and toured with a veritable “who’s who” of the jazz realm. Drexler is a bassist, pianist and composer/arranger who has worked with Jeff Berlin Trio, Woody Herman Orchestra, Kenny Drew, Jr., and others. Rupert has toured and recorded with artists including Maynard Ferguson, Sam Rivers, Mel Tormé, Diane Schuur and Benny Carter.

More Information

Jeff Rupert

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Jazz Concert: Drexler and Rupert

Thursday, June 11, 2015; 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Location: Timucua White House (2000 South Summerlin, Orlando, FL, 32806)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Jeff Rupert and Richard Drexler will perform on June 10 and 11 at the Timucua White House in Orlando. The saxophone and piano duo will perform two sets each night beginning at 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.

The performances will be recorded for a forthcoming live album.

Rupert and Drexler have performed, recorded and toured with a veritable “who’s who” of the jazz realm. Drexler is a bassist, pianist and composer/arranger who has worked with Jeff Berlin Trio, Woody Herman Orchestra, Kenny Drew, Jr., and others. Saxophonist and composer Rupert has toured and recorded with artists including Maynard Ferguson, Sam Rivers, Mel Tormé, Diane Schuur and Benny Carter.

More Information

Jeff Rupert

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UCF Flute Boot Camp

Friday, June 12, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition $150, Housing (optional) $100. Early registration discounts available

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 19-21.

Early Registration

Discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the institute website for details.

UCF Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Discounted tuition is also available to applicants who register for both the UCF Flute Boot Camp and the Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute.

More Information

Camp web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Monday, June 15, 2015 - Monday, June 22, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition: $375, Housing (optional) $200. Early registration discounts available

UCF's Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute is a one-week, intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists (middle school or high school) through an interesting and cultivating curriculum that examines many aspects of flute and piccolo performance. Also, the Flute Pedagogy Course and Flute Master Class are designed for advanced players and professionals.

An additional camp session will be held June 22-26.

Early registration discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the institute website for details.

Early Registration

Discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the institute website for details.

UCF Flute Boot Camp

Discounted tuition is also available to applicants who register for both the Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute and the UCF Flute Boot Camp.

More Information

Institute web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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George N. Parks Drum Major Academy

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Saturday, June 20, 2015

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

Featuring Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser

The Drum Major Academy® is the nation’s foremost authority on the art of drum majoring. DMA helps young leaders in band and drum and bugle corps develop conducting and marching skills, teaching techniques, and communication and leadership.

DMA is the only educational workshop where students receive individual feedback through the use of video, immediately followed by one-on-one instruction from a DMA staff member. Students are given notes specific to their personal conducting needs, and they are individually coached on a daily basis.

More Information

Website: www.drummajor.org

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UCF Flute Boot Camp

Friday, June 19, 2015 - Sunday, June 21, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition $150, Housing (optional) $100. Early registration discounts available

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 12-14.

Early Registration

Discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the institute website for details.

UCF Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Discounted tuition is also available to applicants who register for both the UCF Flute Boot Camp and the Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute.

More Information

Camp web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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UCF Sax Boot Camp

Friday, June 19, 2015 - Sunday, June 21, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition $150, Housing (optional) $100. Early registration discounts available

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.

Early Registration

Discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the camp website for details.

More Information

Camp web page
Download the Application
Download the Flyer

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Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Monday, June 22, 2015 - Friday, June 26, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Tuition $375, Housing (optional) $200. Early registration discounts available

UCF's Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute is a one-week, intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists (middle school or high school) through an interesting and cultivating curriculum that examines many aspects of flute and piccolo performance. Also, the Flute Pedagogy Course and Flute Master Class are designed for advanced players and professionals.

An additional camp session will be held June 15-19.

Early Registration

Discounts are available through December 31, 2014. See the institute website for details.

UCF Flute Boot Camp

Discounted tuition is also available to applicants who register for both the Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute and the UCF Flute Boot Camp.

More Information

Institute web page
Download the Flyer
Download the Application

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Summer String Workshop

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015

Campus Location: Performing Arts Center - Music, Chamber Music(120)
Cost: Non-Resident: $425 (includes lunch), Resident: $785 (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, UCF Director of Orchestra and conductor of the Florida Southern Symphony Orchestra.

For more information, visit the Workshop web page.

More Information

Workshop web page

Mallet & Percussion Camp

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - Saturday, July 18, 2015

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: $550 through June 1, $650 after

On-campus housing is available at an additional cost. Discounts are available for combined sessions and additional campers from the same family.

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

The camp offers a unique opportunity to study closely with UCF Percussion faculty Jeff Moore, internationally recognized percussion clinician, lecturer, and soloist, Kirk Gay, world-class timpanist and orchestral musician, and Thad Anderson, percussionist, composer, and contemporary/electroacoustic music specialist.

Participants will perform in master classes and concerts, and will receive instruction on a variety of percussion subjects.

More Information

Percussion Camp website

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All-Steinway Piano Camp

Monday, July 20, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Early Registration $325 (through March 31); Regular Registration $375

On-campus housing is available at an additional cost. Discounts are available for combined sessions and additional campers from the same family.

Note: an additional session will be held July 27-31, 2015

The All-Steinway Summer Piano Camp is open to ages 11-18. Daily activities include private and group sessions, music theory, sight-reading, and more. Participants will perform in master classes and a final recital at the conclusion of camp.

For more information, visit the Piano Camp website.

More Information

Space is limited
Camp website

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All-Steinway Piano Camp

Monday, July 27, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Early Registration $325 (through March 31); Regular Registration $375

On-campus housing is available at an additional cost. Discounts are available for combined sessions and additional campers from the same family.

Note: an additional session will be held July 20-24, 2015

The All-Steinway Summer Piano Camp is open to ages 11-18. Daily activities include private and group sessions, music theory, sight-reading, and more. Participants will perform in master classes and a final recital at the conclusion of camp.

For more information, visit the Piano Camp website.

More Information

Space is limited
Camp website

FACULTY RECITAL: John Almeida, Trumpet and Michael Wilkinson, Trombone

Thursday, September 17, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public!

Brass Professors John Almeida, Trumpet, and Michael Wilkinson, Trombone, present a recital.

More Information

Contact: John Almeida/Michael Wilkinson

FACULTY RECITAL: Nora Lee Garcia, Flute and Rene Izquierdo, Guitar

Saturday, October 3, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Professor Nora Lee Garcia, Flute and Guest Artist Rene Izquierdo, Guitar, present a recital

More Information

Contact: Nora Lee Garcia

Jazz Chamber Group Concert Series I

Tuesday, October 20, 2015; 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Featuring performances by UCF Student Jazz Combos.

More Information

Contact: Jeff Rupert

Jazz Chamber Group Concert Series Concert II

Tuesday, October 27, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Featuring performances by UCF Student Jazz Combos.

More Information

Contact: Jeff Rupert

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: Yarn/Wire, Piano and Percussion Quartet

Thursday, October 29, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

More Information

Contact: Thad Anderson

UCF Flute Studio Recital

Sunday, November 8, 2015; 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Students from the studio of UCF Flute professor Nora Lee Garcia present performances in recital.

More Information

Contact: Nora Lee Garcia

Jazz Ensemble II Concert

Tuesday, November 10, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

The UCF Jazz Ensemble II presents a concert under the direction of Michael Wilkinson.

More Information

Contact: Michael Wilkinson

Jazz Chamber Groups Concert Series Concert III

Tuesday, November 17, 2015; 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Featuring performances by UCF Student Jazz Combos.

More Information

Contact: Jeff Rupert

Jazz Chamber Groups Concert Series Concert IV

Tuesday, November 24, 2015; 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Featuring performances by UCF Student Jazz Combos.

More Information

Contact: Jeff Rupert

Brass Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday, December 1, 2015; 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium(116)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Performance featuring several chamber ensembles including Tuba-Euphonium Quartet, Trombone Trios/Quartets, and Brass Quintet.

More Information

Contact: Michael Wilkinson/Dave Schreier

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