English Brass Academy offers learning and performance opportunities for brass and percussion players of all ages and abilities. Paul Archibald, a trumpeter with an international reputation for his work as a performer and educator, is supported by a team of tutors renowned for their performing skills and for their holistic approach to education.
English Brass is one of the most innovative brass groups in the world and the Academy is a natural extension of its educational philosophy.The Brass Academy summer course will offer the opportunity to children of all abilities up to Grade 8 to work with highly experienced performers and teachers. Every player will:
- work in small ensembles
- work in large ensembles
- create a collaborative work for all ability levels with the Brass Studio
- receive individual feedback in a performance workshop
- take part in performance preparation workshops
- enjoy an sports and activities programme devised by a sports coach
- work towards a Final Performance.
All parents will receive written feedback from the course tutor
The aim of the course is to develop the musical, technical and mental approach to performing and to develop a real sense of community and teamwork through sports and activities. All the sessions will be personal, inclusive and part of a process to raise self-awareness, self-esteem and confidence.
Please see www.englishbrassacademy.co.uk for more information.