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Classical Music Getaway


  • Three Oaks, Michigan USA (map)
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String Technique Workshop

Join fellow chamber musicians as we focus on string technique practice in bucolic Three Oaks Michigan this summer! Attendance is limited to 18 and older. Cost for workshop is $325 plus lodging and expensesWe’re also offering a mini retreat on Saturday, August 4th for $175. Click here to apply, or contact Nora to learn more. Application deadline is July 22nd.

 This barn is on the property where our group music-making will take place.

This barn is on the property where our group music-making will take place.

Itinerary

Friday, August 3rd
2:30pm—Attendee arrival
3pm—Informal Quartet concert, Nora and friends
6pm—Feldendkrais /Yoga with Larry Simon
7:30—Dinner
8:45pm-10pm—PLAY-IN:  Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusk
Hot tub/relax

Saturday, August 4th
8am—Wake up yoga for musicians with Nora
9am—Informal breakfast:  coffee/tea
10am—Group Techniques Class:  scales, arpeggios, vibrato and bow techniques
12:30pm—Lunch
2:30pm—Mini lessons/solo practice/relax
4:30pm-6pm—PLAY-IN:  Corelli/Handel Concerti Grossi
8pm—Dinner
9pm—Hot tub/board games/restorative yoga

Sunday, August 5th
8:30am—Centering session
9:30am—Informal breakfast coffee/tea
10:30am—Warmup scales
11:30pm—PLAY-IN:  Terry Riley In C
1:30pm—Lunch
3pm—Departure
 

 Photo by Vlad Deep

Photo by Vlad Deep

What to bring

Music stand
Music stand light (preferably battery operated) 
Tuner/metronome
Yoga Mat
Bathing suit (for the hot tub)
Comfortable clothes that you can move in easily
Snacks (especially if you have specific dietary needs)
BYOB (if you like to imbibe) 

Earlier Event: July 13
Open Studio Salon
Later Event: September 8
Chamber Music Concert