AYAP (Annapolis Young Artists Program) Guest Artist Workshops

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Sat 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Start Date: August 29, 2015  End Date: November 21, 2015
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Room Number: 
205
F15100185
Ages: 
9+
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AYAP is thrilled to open its workshops and performance opportunities to members of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts this season. In addition to a fall concert series and private lesson options at MHCA, AYAP will present a fall class session that includes the following 6 workshops:

August 29th - 10:00 - 11:30 AM - “Listening to Classical Music for Study and Enjoyment” Workshop with AYAP Faculty member Zack Stachowski
In this AYAP group session, faculty member Zack Stachowski will demonstrate an effective approach to listening to classical music. He will address specific aspects of recordings that add to listening enjoyment and explore how this can influence and inform one’s own approach to performance.

September 12th - 10:00 - 11:30 AM Member Performance Class with AYAP Faculty
AYAP members perform for one another and share constructive feedback in a studio class format. The class is moderated by AYAP Faculty members, including musicians from Annapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras.

September 26th - 10:00 - 11:30 AM “Exploring the Visual Elements of Classical Performance” Workshop with NYC Producer, Justin Nardecchia and AYAP Director, Natalie Spehar
NYC movie producer Justin Nardecchia joins AYAP Director Natalie Spehar to talk about stage presence and concert production. Together, they will explore the visual elements of a music performance and share tips on how to create an engaging environment for presenting art and music.

October 24th - 10:00 - 11:30 AM Workshop with Invoke Bowed and Fretted String Quartet
Invoke joins AYAP members to discuss composition, improvisation in a chamber setting, and helpful tips for collaborating with fellow chamber musicians.

November 14th - 10:00 - 11:30 AM Member Performance Class with AYAP Faculty
AYAP members perform for one another and share constructive feedback in a studio class format. The class is moderated by AYAP Faculty members, including musicians from Annapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras.

November 21st - 10:00 - 11:30 AM “Trends and Techniques in Contemporary Classical Music” Panel Discussion with NYC Artists Paperwing
New music architects” - Paperwing - spend a morning with AYAP students discussing classical new music trends and demonstrating interesting extended techniques in classical music. In addition, the group will share some tips for collaborating with composers and strategies for gaining support for one’s own new music project.

**Make-Up Workshop Dates:
For any student that has to miss one or more of the regularly scheduled workshops above, AYAP offers the following dates and times as a chance for the student to perform in an extra masterclass with AYAP Faculty instruction: Wednesday, October 21 at 7pm and Friday, November 13 at 7pm.

For more information please contact Natalie Spehar, AYAP Founder and Program Director, nspehar@marylandhall.org. AYAP website: www.annapolisyap.com