HI-DESERT ARTS ACADEMY
Youth Woodwinds Conservatory
Semester Duration: Week of September 13th – Week of May 15th
Orientation: September 10, 2016 at 6 pm
First Class: THURSDAY – September 17, 2015
Class Day/Time: Thursdays 3:30-5 pm for beginner students and 5-6:30 pm for intermediate/advanced students. Grades 4-12. (Music4Kids! is available for students in grades 1-3. Please see details at the above link.)
Instructor: Rebekah Lee (B.M. Manhattan School of Music, Manhattan School of Music Philharmonic & Symphony Orchestra)
Instructor: Laurinda Stewart (Principle Flutist, Score Librarian & Orchestrator- Joshua Tree Philharmonic, private educator)
The Youth Woodwinds Conservatory program offers a high quality education in woodwind performance to students in a professional school setting. Instruments available for study include, but may not be limited to: Flute, Bb Clarinet, Alto Saxophone and Tenor Saxophone. Experienced Youth Woodwinds Conservatory instructors Rebekah Lee and Laurinda Stewart will lead a small group of beginner/intermediate young musicians — focusing on basic music elements, note & rhythm reading, and technical execution of their respective woodwind instruments. Students will learn and be guided in rehearsal of appropriate musical materials – technique, songs, sketches, Youth Philharmonic performances, chamber ensembles, etc.
HI-DESERT ARTS ACADEMY MISSION
The mission of the Hi-Desert Arts Academy (HDAA) is to provide a first-class, academically-based, visual and performing arts education to students living in the Hi-Desert and surrounding Southern California regions. Our philosophy and belief is that, regardless of socio/economic factors, all students are capable of academic and personal success when surrounded by parents, teachers, and mentors who not only hold them to the highest of expectations, but also give them the individualized support they need to help them fulfill their potential.