Piano and guitar students are also encouraged to audition for jazz band. Our IVEP teachers who work with your students know them best; your teacher can advise you when your student is ready, and can benefit the most from joining band or orchestra. Lamb before joining. Band and Orchestra take place in the Music Room on the following days, and begin on the date listed.
Songwriting Insights from the Guy Who Wrote the Sex and the City Theme
Music Department / Band Resources
You may already know his music. Or maybe you saw him on Broadway conducting Godspell or as conductor and keyboardist for the Saturday Night Live band. It required assembling a symphony orchestra with a rock band at its core, a large chorus, vocalists who can act, and a narrator to present the story, a retelling of the classic tale. Making Music magazine talked to him about his career, and the twists and turns that brought him to where he is today, and to see what advice he might have for aspiring songwriters. Pepper changed my life. Listening to it, I realized that rock and pop music could be more. The whole album had a concept: a beginning, middle, and end.
Elementary Band and Orchestra
Get advice for better tone, articulation, and rhythm in every class while taking classes with the pros. There will be special sessions for directors and bass clarinetists, and concerts, displays, and masterclasses are all included with registration. All ages and abilities welcome.
A musical ensemble , also known as a music group or musical group , is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music , with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name. Some music ensembles consist solely of instruments, such as the jazz quartet or the orchestra. Other music ensembles consist solely of singers, such as choirs and doo wop groups. In both popular music and classical music , there are ensembles in which both instrumentalists and singers perform, such as the rock band or the Baroque chamber group for basso continuo harpsichord and cello and one or more singers. In classical music , trios or quartets either blend the sounds of musical instrument families such as piano , strings , and wind instruments or group together instruments from the same instrument family, such as string ensembles e.