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Courses/College Credit

courses

The majority of instruction and rehearsals for the instrumental program will be in the Music & Speech Center's Hugh A. Glauser School of Music on the Kent State main campus. Some fifteen to twenty faculty and student performances will be given during the five-week period.

 
Instrumental Music Training

The M-F daily hours of instruction and rehearsal for the Instrumental Program will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. for Chamber Music and after 3 p.m. and weekends for Chamber Orchestra rehearsals, lessons and master classes.

KBM ScheduleA flexible daily schedule will permit the greatest possible involvement of all students enrolled. Evenings will be devoted to individual practice, lectures, recitals and concerts. Student recitals will be at the conclusion of each two week session. Attendance at select Cleveland Orchestra rehearsals and all The Cleveland Orchestra concerts at Blossom Music Center are scheduled as part of the curriculum.

Each participant will:
  • Study and perform 3-4 standard major chamber works
  • Rehearse and perform in one Chamber Orchestra concert
  • Rehearse and perform with The Cleveland Orchestra in the annual Side by Side event
  • Receive 3-5 private lessons depending upon instrument
  • Attend 3-5 studio classes depending upon instrument
Opportunity to attend:
  • Advanced master classes and lectures
  • Attend 3-5 The Cleveland Orchestra concerts
  • Blossom Music Center for FREE
  • Attend 3-5 Kent/Blossom Music Faculty concerts for FREE

 

college credit

All graduate and in-state undergraduate strings, woodwinds and horn students earn:

  • 4 credits, Chamber Music
  • 1 credit, Orchestral Repertoire and Technique

All graduate and in-state undergraduate pianists earn:

  • 4 credits, Chamber Music
  • 2 credits, Accomp. Projects
Undergraduate Courses

KBM 40026: Accompanying Projects (2)
(Repeatable for a total of 4 hours) Rotating assignment among responsibilities in instrumental recital preparation, coaching, rehearsal, chamber music preparation, master classes and lessons. Individual responsibilities change weekly. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Audition.

KBM 40031: Chamber Music (4)
(Repeatable for a total of 8 hours) Rehearsal, coaching and performance of representative chamber repertoire from the Baroque era through the 20th century. Woodwinds, horn, strings, piano. Intensive daily rehearsal and coaching. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Audition.

KBM 40032: Orchestra Repertoire and Technique (1)
(Repeatable for a total of 2 hours) Study and performance of standard orchestral repertoire and common audition requirements. Technical and interpretive approaches relating specifically to orchestral performance. All instrumental students except pianists. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Audition.

Graduate Courses

KBM 50026/70026: Accompanying Projects (2)
Rotating assignment among responsibilities in instrumental recital preparation, coaching, rehearsals, chamber music preparation, master classes and lessons. Individual responsibilities change weekly. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Audition.

KBM 50031/70031: Chamber Music (4)
Rehearsal, coaching and performance of representative chamber repertoire from the Baroque era through the 20th century. Woodwinds, brass, strings, piano. Intensive daily rehearsal and coaching.

KBM 50032/70032: Orchestral Repertoire and Technique (1)
Study and performance of standard orchestral repertoire and common audition requirements. Technical an interpretive approaches relating specifically to orchestral performance. All instrumental students except pianists. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Audition.