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LET’S JAM! Ever wanted to join the band? Now is your chance! Create, have fun AND get top-notch music education from internationally known music educators. Top bands will be selected for festival performance.  COURSE OFFERINGS RECORDER CLASS: grades 1-3 Not just an excuse to squeak on a plastic toy! The recorder is a serious instrument with a proud history. Andrew Markus Bishko's time-tested curriculum will guide the students on a magical tour of the flauto dolce ("sweet flute," as the recorder is known in Italian...). Superior soprano and alto instruments available at low prices. FOLK BANDS Folk music is HOT. Young bands like Bearfoot Bluegrass, The Emeralds, and Ahava Raba are winning national awards and tours before they're even out of high school! Festivals, dances, and jam sessions abound. What are you waiting for? Come learn to play Irish, Scottish, Old Time, Blues, Klezmer and other popular Folk styles. Bands will be formed by age groups, instrumentation and ability level. Field trips to local jam sessions and dances. Special workshops with top folk artists young and old. Lots of performance opportunities! TEEN CREATORS Are you a song writer? Improviser? Just like making stuff up? In this band you'll get the tools you need for maximum self expression. Learn the music theory, and then put it to work and CREATE! We've got a band for everyone! Call or email now to schedule your free placement audition and mini-lesson FLUTE FOLK A weekly workshop of traditional flute music Ever wonder what it would be like to play your flute? Just like singing, anything that comes into your head, without a music stand in front of your face? Wouldn't you love to jam along with those flashy fiddlers, funky folksingers, Church band, or guitar-pickin' friends? Or even just play along with your favorite CD? Then join us for Flute Folk! In the style of the Alaska City Folk Arts Camp, we'll explore Irish, Scottish, New England...and even create our own flute traditions. Folk flutist Andrew Markus Bishko will teach you the tricks of the trade: Really hearing music The ear-to flute connection Learning lots of tunes...fast! Special Guest artists-including kids your age!-who have "made it" on the folk scene will join us from time to time for extra tips, pointers, and just plain jamming! BONUS-you'll get better at learning, playing, and memorizing classical music too! All Ages and Abilities Welcome. Fully compatible with Home School requirements. Now accepting new students ages 4 to adult! Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Please Contact us for References, Product Orders, Booking, Lessons, Classes, or Information
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Serving Southwest and South-Central Missouri, with National and International Internet and Touring Services 417-733-3776
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