Learn how to play violin , improve your knowledge or advance your skills with Brazilian Swing!
- Violin for Beginners
Prerequisites: none – designed for absolute beginners
Introduction to Brazilian music composers and styles. This is class is for amateur and beginner musicians who have little to no experience playing Brazilian music. We will focus on rhythmic customs and how to execute them genuinely on string instruments. Students will learn a variety of repertoire and fun syncopated melodies from different styles including Samba, Choro, Forro, Bossa Nova and more…
- Violin for Intermediate
- At least 2 years of violin study
- Must be comfortable with all major and minor scales
- Must have developed intermediate sight reading skills
This class is for amateur and intermediate musicians who have a facility with their instruments and would like to learn about Brazilian music and how to interpret it on a string instruments. We will discuss a variety of rhythms and styles from Brazil and apply those concepts in practice. Students will not only learn beautiful complex melodies and harmonies, but will also expect to be able to use their instruments for accompaniment. Styles including Samba, Choro, Forro, Bossa Nova and more….
- Violin for Advanced
- Strong technical proficiency
- Must be able to play double stops
- Strong sight-reading skills
- Suggested: fundamental knowledge of music theory
This class is for advanced and professional string instrumentalists looking to expand on their abilities by diving into the intricacies and complexities of Brazilian music. We will study and learn music from the most groundbreaking Brazilian composers like Hermeto Pascoal, Guinga, Pixinguinha among others and develop an in-depth understanding of both the rhythms, melodies, and harmonies that make Brazilian music so fascinating. Students will be able to accompany each other and be exposed to both theory and – for the more daring – improvisation.
Private class – All Levels
- Class Schedule and fees
Class details: Fall Classes- Open Registration
Day – Wednesdays
Violin for Beginners: Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Violin for Intermediate: Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Violin for Advanced: Time: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Start: January 19 , 2015
Sessions:10 weekly program – One hour sessions
Age: 11 and older
Class Size -Limited to 5 students per class, max of 10
Instructor: Andrei Matorin
Fees: $ 350.00 – material included
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