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Canada’s NAC Orchestra Wind Institute

Artist Trainng

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Music Classical music Chamber music Lecture

This one-time free event is a side-by-side seminar designed for classically-trained wind instrumentalists between the ages of 18 and 29 aspiring to an orchestral career. One participant per instrument (flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon) will be selected.

PARTICIPANT SELECTION

Interested candidates must apply and be selected. Please contact Music Education Coordinator Kelly Symons to apply. The deadline for applications is April 7, 2020.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY MAY 21, 2020

  • 10:00 - 12:00: Orchestral reading session - five participants and five NAC Orchestra wind musicians
  • 12:30 - 13:30: Lunch and Mental Skills presentation with Lara Deutsch (open to the public)
  • 14:00 - 15:30: Private lessons
  • 16:00 - 17:00: Participant quintet rehearsal and coaching session
  • 18:00 - 19:30: Panel discussion with wind faculty and Alexander Shelley, NAC Music Director

FRIDAY MAY 22, 2020

  • 10:00 - 11:00: Orchestral reading session
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Participant quintet rehearsal and coaching session
  • 13:30 - 15:30: Enescu dixtuor rehearsal - five participants and five NAC Orchestra wind musicians, conducted by Richard Hoenich
  • 16:00 - 17:00: Artist talk (open to the public)

SATURDAY MAY 23, 2020

  • 10:00 - 11:00: Private lessons
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Participant quintet rehearsal and coaching session
  • 13:30 - 15:00: Dress rehearsal
  • 19:30 - 20:30: PERFORMANCE - Enescu dixtuor and Nielsen Wind Quintet
  • Post-concert: Wine and cheese reception

NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST:
This series of events is made possible thanks to generous support from the Leacross Foundation, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.

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