Tag: Middlebury Community Music Center

Cultivating Ownership

Below are some strategies from my notes from a lecture by Ed Kreitman to help parents cultivate student ownership of their instrument study: Offer encouraging, focused feedback as well as general praise to encourage students to work with purpose. Recognize and praise effort. Make success possible.  Begin practice with the easier material, question.   Confident learners

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Spring 2016 Recital Day!

I am super proud of the work of my students this year!  We gave a great concert yesterday!  I am so grateful to all the parents and family and friends who well supported practice and lessons this past year and to Sarah Trouslard for accompanying the recital! Our Program Pieces: Humoresque Chorus Minuet 1 Allegro Rhody Twinkle

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ACMP ** MCMC Play-in

Thank you so much for an absolutely wonderful first go at a Play-in at MCMC today!  MCMC’s play-in was part of the ACMP global celebration of chamber music — check out what other groups were doing here…:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1057463350955054/?active_tab=posts Today, we were twenty musicians and we played Mozart, Pleyel, Schumann, Haydn, Bach, and more in various formations.  

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MCMC Visiting Faculty Private Lessons

As part of their Memorial Day weekend in residence at the Middlebury Community Music Center, faculty for the Chamber Music Festival will be offering private lessons to participants and local violin, viola, and cello students on Friday, May 27, 2016.   Hour long lessons will be $60 payable directly to the faculty members.   Lesson

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MCMC / ACMP Play-In Sign-up

MCMC Middlebury Community Music Center will be hosting a Chamber Music Play-In as part of the ACMP Association of Chamber Music Players Worldwide Play-In Weekend.   The The weekend is an annual celebration of the joy of chamber music.  This grassroots event unites people of all ages and abilities by their common love of chamber

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Salons at MCMC

Once a month on The second Wednesday of the month at 6PM, MCMC transforms into a music salon.  Students and teachers alike share the music they have worked and polished for other students and teachers and supporters. Performing is a practice in itself and being in an audience is another practice.  When performing, new discoveries about

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MCMC Caroling Party Signup

Below is a link to the sign-up for the MCMC Caroling Party! Please come sing or play your instrument! All ages! All instruments! That means Singers!!! Folks who haven’t played in many years are very much invited, and also those who practice every day! There is a stack of music in the music center just behind

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Sacred and Secular Songs for Soprano, Violin and Piano

MCMC Music Scholarship Benefit Concert Program Sunday, October 4, 2015, 4 PM Jessica Allen, Emily Sunderman, and Sadie Brightman Three Bach Arias Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 Quia respexit from Magnificat, BWV 243 (Luke 1:48) Quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae: ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent. For he has regarded the low estate of his

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