Brass for Beginners (7-10 years)

Program Outline

Engage your child in the world of brass playing and watch them flourish musically, socially, and academically. Students will be introduced to French horn or trombone, rhythm using a variety of drums, interactive games, and activities that foster music reading and writing and solo and group playing in a supportive environment.

Program Details

Term 1: Sep 12 - Jan 16
Term 2: Jan 23 - May 15
Tue - 6:45-7:30pm - $257/term - Westhills

Instructor

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Joanne Allers

Joanne Allers, B.Ed, M.Mus, has experienced a rich musical education encompassing mentorship and instruction from musicians and educators in Edmonton and Chicago. After graduating from the U of A, and teaching for the Edmonton Public School Board, Joanne benefited from four years of trumpet study in Chicago, studying primarily with Mr Luther Didrickson (Northwestern University) and Mr Mark Ponzo (Northern Illinois University), but also with William Scarlett (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), the late Arnold Jacobs, and Barbara Butler (Rice University). While residing in Calgary for 15 years, Joanne performed with Altius Brass Ensemble, with highlights including performing with the Bach Society (…)