Weekend Intensive: Brazilian Choro Mandolin, May 7-9 2020
  • Weekend Intensive: Brazilian Choro Mandolin, May 7-9 2020
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Tim Connell Weekend Intensive Brazilian Choro Mandolin May 7-9, 2020

Fee includes the entire weekend's schedule of classes (Thursday evening through Saturday night), access to Tim's charts and slow demo videos in advance for your preparation, private 20-minute check-in with Tim throughout the weekend, as well as admission to the evening concert for you and a guest.  

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

Thursday, May 7

6:00 p.m. PDT

GROUP CLASS I: MEET, OVERVIEW AND QUESTIONS A chance for us all to meet, a chance for Tim to take any questions about the repertoire, the tech, the materials and the schedule for the weekend. A chance to jam the five tunes for those who’ve worked them up a bit - Girl from Ipanema, Vibraçoes, Noites Cariocas, Tico Tico na Fuba, Santa Morena. 


Friday, May 8

11:00 a.m. PDT

GROUP CLASS II: PLAY THROUGH ALL FIVE MELODIES A chance for Tim to present each section of our five songs, with fingering tips, phrasing advice and authentic choro ornamentation. A chance for students to ask practical questions about how to perform the melodies on their mandolins. And lots of looping phrases and sections together.

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT

OFFICE HOURS

Private office hours with Tim scheduled throughout the day.

4:00 p.m. PDT

GROUP CLASS III: MUSIC APPRECIATION, CHORO FORM AND CONVENTIONS A music appreciation class. Students will participate in guided listening sessions, with emphasis on form, melodic construction, ornamentation and conventional jam etiquette. 


Saturday, May 9

11:00 a.m. PDT

GROUP CLASS IV: REPERTOIRE WORKSHOP - THE TRICKY DETAILS Work on the harder to play sections of our repertoire.

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT

OFFICE HOURS

Private office hours with Tim scheduled throughout the day.

4:00 p.m. PDT

GROUP CLASS V: CHORO “RODA” (“JAM”) AND QUESTIONS FOR TIM Students have a chance to jam the tunes along with Tim and ask any final questions.

6:00 p.m. PDT

TIM CONNELL LIVE IN CONCERT Tim will perform a diverse set of solo mandolin arrangements, with an emphasis on choro repertoire.

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