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THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Fred Fox School of Music
BM, BA, BMus.Ed., MM, and DMA degrees
Scholarship, Assistantship, and Fellowship opportunities
A vibrant and collaborative learning community
MM assistantship available for 2019-2021:
Oboe Graduate Teaching Assistant & Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet
More information at: fredfoxquintet.arizona.edu
BAY VIEW MUSIC FESTIVAL
Bay View, Michigan
Intensive summer chamber music study on the shores of Lake Michigan.
4-week sessions of the Bay View Wind Institute focus on wind quintet performance and private study.
Additional musical activities include orchestra, chamber music masterclasses, reedmaking, outreach, and career development.
Coaching and mentoring by the Bay View Wind Quintet, faculty ensemble-in-residence.
Follow us on Facebook at: facebook.com/BayViewWindInstitute
UA DOUBLE REED DAYS
SAVE THE DATE for this year's event: Sunday, January 13, 12-5pm
with special guest artist Dr. Courtney Miller, Assistant Professor of Oboe at the University of Iowa.
Double reed players from across Arizona gather for Regionals/All-State etude clinics, masterclasses, recitals, and double reed choir. Students of all experience levels, elementary through adult, are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.
I empower my students to reach their fullest potential as musicians and scholars. Together, we embark on a journey to answer many questions...
How might we pursue and practice – through music – the ideals of collaboration, curiosity, persistence, and personal integrity?
How do we imagine, and then create, beautiful sounds and colors?
How can we best integrate fundamentals of musicianship into our everyday explorations of tone production, technique, phrasing, style, and reedmaking?
How do we map the physical sensations of resonance and pulse to create effortless projection and phrasing?
How can we become resilient, highly adaptable, and independent learners?
How can we endeavor to always say something, to be persuasive and expressive with our own musical voice?
Why is music critically important, and what role does it play in the human experience?