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Art of Improvisation 2017

Date/Time
Date(s) - Jul-30-2017 - Aug-04-2017
Starting at 4:00 PM

Location
SUNY Fredonia - Fredonia - NY - United States

Categories

Music for People’s Art of Improvisation workshop is for musicians and vocalists experienced in any musical tradition – classical, jazz, theater, rock, ethnic, avant-garde, etc.  All instruments are welcome – acoustic and electric, winds and strings, hand drums and percussion, and homemade innovations. Prior experience in improvisation is not necessary, as this workshop is based on the concept that listening and imitation are the most fundamental musical skills. Read more about the Art of Improvisation workshop and its faculty.

Credit: For College Credit and Graduate Credit: Students must register through SUNY and pay the SUNY course fee. For college credit and graduate credit for to http://home.fredonia.edu/gradstudies/ For CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education) or CEU (Continuing Education Unit) credit (37.5 hours), register below through Music for People.

Arrival/Departure Information for the Workshop: Onsite check-in starts at 4 PM on Sunday and the first workshop session is on Sunday evening at 7 PM. The workshop ends around noon on Friday.

Arrival/Departure Changes for the Improvised Concert on July 29th: You have the option to attend an Improvised Concert in the town of Fredonia on the evening of July 29th, 2017 to kickoff the week. If you need housing for an additional evening, please select it in addition to the workshop tuition and workshop housing cost.

Accomodations: Housing is located in one of the dormitories with meals provided in the Dining Hall. There are no restaurants on campus, but there is a Starbuck’s open during the day.

Location: Located in beautiful Chautauqua County, Fredonia State University of NY is the westernmost campus in the SUNY system. The region, home to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, is less than an hour from Niagara Falls and is a vacation destination for many interested in arts, culture, and all-season recreation.

Directions: Click here for directions to SUNY Fredonia on their website.

Workshop Registration

  • To register, select the number of tuition and housing spaces you need.
  • If you have a login with Music for People, enter the username and password which automatically populates the informational fields.
  • If this is your first login on this website, fill in all the fields to complete your registration. A username and password will be emailed to you for future registrations.
Ticket Type Price Spaces
a - Early Registration Tuition - Through July 14th $425.00 N/A
b - Late Registration Tuition - After July 14th $475.00
c - Shared Dorm Housing/Shared Bath/Meals $435.00
d - Single Dorm Housing/Shared Bath/Meals $485.00
e - Discount Tuition for Seniors and Students $325.00
f - Housing for July 29th - Improvised Concert Night $55.00
g- Early Registration Tuition with CTLE (CEU) credit - through July 14th $450.00 N/A
h -
Late Registration Tuition with CTLE (CEU) credit - after July 14th
$500.00

If this is your first workshop, please answer the following questions: