Cello Seminar One Week

CELLO INTENSIVE SEMINAR

First Week 7/22 – 7/29

 

Tuition: $1.000                                     Room & Board: $825

 

Led by Steven Elisha

 

REACHING YOUR POTENTIAL:

POSTURE & POSITIONING

  • Awareness of weight distribution and balance
  • Concept of suspension vs. holding
  • Relationship of instrument to body
  • Rounded vs. angular joints

LEFT HAND/ARM

  • Position
  • Relaxation and tension distribution
  • Shifting
  • Vibrato

RIGHT HAND/ARM

  • Functions and the “Legato Principle”
  • Tone production and sostenuto
  • Articulations
  • Relationship of bow speed to regulated breathing

LEFT ARM/HAND – RIGHT ARM/HAND CHOREOGRAPHY 

  • Coordination and integration between the arms and hands
  • Concept of anticipation
  • Musical unification

 

Includes:

  • Daily 2- hour classes for a total of 5 sessions (Monday 7/23 through Friday 7/28) led by Dr. Steven Elisha
  • Two 1-hour individual lessons with available teachers
  • Performance Opportunities —Solo Galas and Studio Concerts
  • Admission to all Concerts and other Special Events by distinguished faculty and guest artists.
  • Orchestra or large ensembles (depending on enrollment)
  • Eligible for Master Class Event (additional fee $100)
  • Chamber Music Program (additional fee $100)

 

Combine First Week Seminar with Second & Third Weeks Seminar for Full THREE-Week Program

Tuition: $2,900                                      Room & Board: $2,350


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