Classes & Ensembles 2016-17

 

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ECMS Hatch HallAmerican Folk & World Music
Early Childhood Program
Jazz Studies
Keyboard 
Music Technology
Music Theory, History & Conducting
New Horizons
Strings, Harp & Guitar 
Voice 
Wind, Brass & Percussion 

 

Printer Friendly ECMS Course Listings 2016-17

 

Room numbers:

  • ESM = Main Building at 26 Gibbs Street
  • Hanson Hall = Main Building, 4th floor
  • A = Annex (enter at 26 Gibbs, walk up staircase to landing and across Swan Street)
  • MSH = Messinger Hall at 10 Gibbs Street
  • OSL = Old Sibley Library (go to mezzanine of Annex then left)
  • MC = Miller Center (enter at 27 Gibbs, Sibley Music Library)
  • ET = Eastman Theatre (enter at 26 Gibbs and go to basement, follow signs to the left)
 


Early Childhood

All levels are offered at 9, 9:45, 10:30, 11:15, 12, and 12:45.
All classes consist of 10–week sessions: Fall 9/17–11/19, Winter 1/7–3/11, Spring 3/18–5/20

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room
MusicTIME Ages 4–24 months with parent TBA Saturday see above 2 $140 $129 or less  MC 1
Music Times Two Ages 2–3 1/2 with parent TBA Saturday see above 2 $140 $129 or less ESM 209 ESM 320 
Music Makers Ages 3 1/2–4 TBA Saturday see above 2 $140 $129 or less

OSL 204 MC 2

Clef Club Ages 5–6 TBA Saturday see above 2 $140 $129 or less A709 
String Starters* Ages 5–6 accompanying adult strongly recommended Peña Saturday 10:30–11:15 or 11:15-Noon 2 $140 $129 or less  ET 412

  *String Starters students must also be registered for Clef Club

 


Music Theory, History & Conducting

On September 10, all Theory in Motion classes will meet in room A902.

Grades K-1 should all attend at 10:30-11:15.
Grades 2-4 should all attend at 8:50-9:35.
Grades 5-6 should all attend at 9:40-10:25.

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room Prerequisites
Theory in Motion A K–1 Grace Saturday 9:40–10:25 2 $140 $129 or less  A704  
Theory in Motion A K–1 Grace Saturday 10:30–11:15 2 $140 $129 or less A707   
Theory in Motion B 2 Foley Saturday 8:50–9:35 2 $140 $129 or less A707   
Theory in Motion C 3–4 Becker Saturday 8:50–9:35 2 $140 $129 or less A708   
Theory in Motion D 4 Weaver Saturday 8:50–9:35 2 $140 $129 or less A710   
Theory in Motion D 5–6 Weaver Saturday 9:40–10:25 2 $140 $129 or less A710   
Theory in Motion E 5–6 Becker Saturday 9:40–10:25 2 $140 $129 or less A708   
Theory in Motion Special 6 Foley Saturday 9:40-10:25 2 $140 $129 or less A707  prerequisite: Theory in Motion Level E
Introductory Music Theory–Dalcroze 6–8 Spindler Saturday 9:30–10:30 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 305   
Introductory Music Theory–Dalcroze 6–8 Spindler Tuesday 5:30–6:30 4 $280 $252 or less OSL 204   
Music Theory I 9–Adult Henry Friday 5–6 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221   
Music Theory I 9–Adult Wieringa Saturday 10:30–11:30 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 305   
Music Theory I 9–Adult Henry Saturday 12:30–1:30 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  
Music Theory II: AP Aural Skills 9–Adult Henry Wednesday 5–6 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory I
Music Theory II: AP Aural Skills 9–Adult Henry Saturday 10:30–11:30 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory I
Music Theory III: AP Diatonic Harmony 9–Adult Henry Wednesday 6–7 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory I
Music Theory III: AP Diatonic Harmony 9–Adult Henry Saturday 11:30–12:30 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory I
Music Theory IV: AP Intermediate Aural Skills 9–Adult Henry Thursday 5–6 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory II and III
Music Theory IV: AP Intermediate Aural Skills 9–Adult Wieringa Saturday 11:30–12:30 4 $280 $252 or less ET 603 Prerequisite: Theory II and III
Music Theory V: AP Advanced Diatonic Harmony 9–Adult Henry Thursday 6–7 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory II and III
Music Theory V: AP Advanced Diatonic Harmony 9–Adult Wieringa Saturday 12:30–1:30 4 $280 $252 or less ET 603 Prerequisite: Theory II and III
Music Theory VI: Advanced Aural Skills 9–Adult Henry Tuesday 4:30–6 6 $420 $370 or less MSH-221  Prerequisite: Theory IV and V with a minimum grade of A-.
Music Theory VII: Chromatic Harmony 9–Adult Henry Tuesday 6–7:30 6 $420

$370 or less

MSH-221   Prerequisite: Theory IV and V with a minimum grade of A-.
Music Theory VIII: Counterpoint 9–Adult Wieringa Monday 7–8 4 FREE FREE A707   Prerequisite: Theory VII with a minimum grade of A-.
Keyboard Theory for Pianists 9–Adult Wieringa Saturday 9:30–10:30 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-414  Prerequisite: Theory III and keyboard fluency; maximum 6 students
Transcribing Music 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 10–11 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514  Prerequisite: read music and play an instrument
Basic Conducting 9–Adult Lauber Saturday 2–3 4 $280 $252 or less A710  Prerequisite: Theory I
Theory Project—private 1 hour lesson 9–Adult Instructor/Intern TBA TBA see lessons    
History of Western Music 9–Adult Collins Saturday 2:30–3:30 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-1   
History of Western Music 9–Adult Collins Wednesday 6–7 4 $280 $252 or less MSH-1   
Jazz History 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 2–3 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514   
 


Music Technology

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room
Introduction to Music Technology 9–Adult Garber Saturday noon–1 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 070
Notation and Computer Engraving (Finale) 9–Adult Frazier Saturday 11–noon 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 070
Advanced Computer Music 9–Adult Garber Saturday 1–2 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 070
Film Scoring 9–Adult Garber Saturday 2–3 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 070
 


Keyboard

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room
Introductory Piano (ages 4–6) Preschool Moriwaki Saturday 9–9:45 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano (ages 4–6) Preschool Moriwaki Saturday 9:45–10:30 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano 1–4 Moriwaki Saturday 10:45–11:30 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano 1–4 Moriwaki Saturday 11:30–12:15 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano 7–8 Suprakorn Saturday 12:15–1 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano Adult Robey Saturday 2:30–3:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Diploma Piano 8–Adult Robey Wednesday 7:30-8:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Diploma Piano 8–Adult Robey Saturday 10:30–11:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Diploma Piano 8–Adult Robey Saturday 11:30–12:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Diploma Piano 8–Adult Robey Saturday 1:30–2:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Beyond Diploma Piano 9–Adult Robey Saturday 12:30–1:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-414
Introduction to Collaborative Piano Skills 9–Adult Lupines Wednesday 7–8 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 305
Collaborative Piano Skills 9-Adult Lupines Monday 7–8 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 305
 


Strings, Harp & Guitar

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room Prerequisites
String Starters* Ages 5–6 accompanying adult strongly recommended Peña Saturday 10:30–11:15 or 11:15-Noon 2 $140 $129 or less  ET 412 String Starters students must also be registered for Clef Club
Eastman Beginning Strings: Level I Group Classes  Elem–MS TBA Saturday 10:30–11:30 2 $140 $129 or less   See your teacher for details
Eastman Beginning Strings: Tutti Strings Elem–MS Peña Saturday 1–2 2 $140 $129 or less ESM 404  
Camerata Bowed Strings Ensemble 5-10 Peña Saturday 2–3 2 $140 $129 or less ESM 404 permission required; email apena@esm.rochester.edu
Virtuosi Bowed Strings Ensemble 8-12 Peña Saturday 12-1 2 $140 $129 or less ESM 404 permission required; email apena@esm.rochester.edu
Chamber Music for Strings 6–Adult TBA TBA TBA 3 $210 $191 or less   ECMS Curricular level III–VI or audition; email jmilnes@esm.rochester.edu
Eastman Community Baroque Players (Level V–VI)  9-Adult

Haritatos
/Gidholm

Saturday 12:30–2 3 $210 FREE OSL 101 Audition or permission required, email chrisharitatos@yahoo.com
Guitar for Children Sampler (9/12–10/31) 1–3 Kodzas Monday 4–5 2 $140 $129 or less MSH-404  
Guitar for Adults Sampler (1/23–3/20) 9–Adult Kodzas Monday 6:30–7:30 2 $140 $129 or less MSH-404  
Guitar Adventure (ensemble) 3–5 Kodzas Saturday 10–11 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-404 Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Youth Guitar Ensemble I 5–7 Kodzas Saturday 12:30–1:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-404 Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Youth Guitar Ensemble II 8–12 Kodzas Wednesday 6:30–7:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-404 Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Adult Guitar Ensemble Adult Kodzas Saturday 11–12:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-1 Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Fretboard Harmony (3/27–5/29) 9–Adult Kodzas Monday 6:30–7:30 2 $140 $129 or less MSH-404  
Arts and Times of the Guitar (11/7–1/16) 9–Adult Kodzas Monday 6:30–7:30 2 $140 $129 or less MSH-404  
 


Voice

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room Prerequisites
Eastman Young Children’s Chorus 2–4 Holmes Saturday 9:40–10:40 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 404

Saturday, September 10 (new student auditions only; call 585–274–1400 to schedule audition of a simple song)

Saturday, September 17 at 9:40 a.m. first rehearsal/parent/student meeting

Tuition includes weekly Theory in Motion, or Introductory Piano class

Eastman Children’s Chorus 5–8 Templeton Saturday 10:30–12 4 $280 $252 or less OSL 101

Saturday, September 10 (new student auditions only; call 585–274–1400 to schedule audition of a simple song)

Saturday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m. first rehearsal/parent/student meeting

Tuition includes weekly theory (up to and including Music Theory I) or piano class.

Eastman Youth Chamber Singers 9–12 Templeton Saturday 9–10:30 3 $210 FREE OSL 101

Saturday, September 10 (new student auditions only; call 585-274-1400.)

Saturday, September 17 first rehearsal

Eastman Community Chamber Singers Adult Alexander Thursday 7–9:30 FREE FREE ESM 209 Audition required; call 585-274-1957 or 585-293-3386
Eastman Rochester Chorus Adult Weinert Tuesday 7:30–9:45 FREE FREE Reformation Lutheran Church,
111 North Chestnut Street
Audition required; call 585-274-1444
 


Winds, Brass & Percussion

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room Prerequisites
Krusenstjerna Scholarship Flute Choir 9–12 Kim Wednesday 5–6 FREE FREE ESM 320 Audition required; email skim@esm.rochester.edu
Flute Technique Class 9–Adult Angus Monday 7–8 2 $140 $129 or less OSL-204

(NYSSMA VI) Permission required; email jangus@esm.rochester.edu

Fall: 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12, 1/9
Spring: 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/22

Pathways Flute Choir 9–12 Angus TBA TBA FREE FREE   Permission required; email jangus@esm.rochester.edu
Clarinet Choir 9–12 Brown Saturday 2:30–3:30 3 $210 $191 or less OSL 101 Audition required; email brown.2187@gmail.com
Saxophone Quartets 7–12 Marling Saturday

12:30-1:15/

1:15-2:00

3 $210 $191 or less    Audition required, contact the director at cmarling@esm.rochester.edu
ECMS Honors Wind Quintet 9–12 Brown Wednesday 6–7 FREE FREE A707 Audition required; email brown.2187@gmail.com
Trumpet Ensemble 9–12 Nance Tuesday 5–6 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-1 Audition required; email wesleynance@gmail.com
Trombone Ensemble 9–12 Gray Tuesday 6–7 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-1 Audition required; email grayjeffreya@gmail.com
Brass Ensemble 9-12 Gray Thursday 5-6 3 $210 $191 or less  MSH-1 Audition required; email grayjeffreya@gmail.com
ECMS Honors Brass Quintet 9–12 Gray Thursday 6-7 FREE FREE MSH-1  Audition required; email: grayjeffreya@gmail.com
Stick Talk (percussion ensemble) 4–8 Cahn Saturday 3:30–5:30 1 $70 $65 or less MSH-1

(NYSSMA Level I–III) Permission required; email RCahn@esm.rochester.edu

9/24–10/15 and 1/21–2/11 

Rhythm Adventure (percussion ensemble) 6–10 Cahn Saturday 3:30–5:30 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-1

(NYSSMA Level III-V) Permission required; email RCahn@esm.rochester.edu

3/4, 3/18, 4/1, 4/15, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13

Drum Joy 9–12 Cahn Tuesday 7:30–9 3 $210 $191 or less MSH-1 (NYSSMA Level IV–VI ) Permission required; email RCahn@esm.rochester.edu
First Rehearsal: 9/27
RCSD Percussion Journey 9–12 Cahn Saturday 3:30–5:30 FREE FREE MSH-1

Permission required; email rcahn@esm.rochester.edu

10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 12/10                     

Music Educator’s Wind Ensemble Adult Tiberio Sunday 5-7 FREE FREE  MSH-1

Sundays 5-7 p.m. on 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and Sunday, 2/5 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Performances on Oct. 18, Nov. 15, and Feb. 7

Register online for this free ensemble. 

 


Jazz Studies

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room  Prerequisites
Junior High Jazz Ensemble 5–9 Kaupa Saturday 11-12 3 $210 $191 A624  
Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra 9–12 Stone Saturday 9–11 3 $210 FREE MSH-1 Audition required; call 585–274–1400
Spaces available for Trumpet and Piano only.
Jazz Performance Workshop (small ensemble) 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 9–10 3 $210 $191 or less A624  
Jazz Performance Workshop (small ensemble) 9–Adult Kaupa Saturday 10–11 3 $210 $191 or less A624  
Jazz Performance Workshop–Advanced 9–Adult Sneider Monday 6:30–7:30 3 $210 $191 or less A624  
Eastman–RCSD Jazz Ensemble 9–12 Kaupa Tuesday 5:30–6:30 FREE FREE A708 Permission required; email MikeKaupa@yahoo.com; for RCSD students only
Jazz Theory I 6–Adult Hofmann Saturday 11–noon 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514  
Jazz Theory II 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday noon–1 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514  
Jazz Theory III 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 1–2 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514  
Jazz Theory Project—private half-hour lesson 9–Adult Instructor/Intern TBA TBA        
Jazz History 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 2–3 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514  
Transcribing Music 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 10–11 4 $280 $252 or less ESM 514 Prerequisite: ability to read music and play an instrument
Diploma Jazz Piano Class 9–Adult Hofmann Saturday 3–4 3 $210 $191 or less ESM 443  
Music Educator’s Big Band Adult Tiberio TBA TBA FREE FREE   Interested music educators contact Bill Tiberio at wtiberio@gmail.com
 


American Folk & World Music

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room  
Hammered Dulcimer Group Lesson 6–Adult Collins/Taggart Monday 5:30–7 2/2/1 $140/$70 $129/$65 or less MSH-1 9/12–11/14, 1/23–4/3, 4/10–5/15
Hammered Dulcimer Group Lesson 6–Adult Collins/Taggart Tuesday 9:30–11 2/2/1 $140/$70 $129/$65 or less MSH-1 9/13–11/15, 1/24–4/4, 4/11–5/16
Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble 6–Adult Collins/Taggart Monday 7:30–9 2/2/1 $140/$70 $129/$65 or less MSH-1 9/12–11/14, 1/23–4/3, 4/10–5/15
Zimbabwean Marimba Ensemble 9–Adult Kyker Sunday 3–4:30 2 $140 $129 or less ET-12  
Gamelan Ensemble 9–Adult Luk Wednesday 6–7:30 2 $140 $129 or less ET-12  
Mbira Ensemble (beginning) 9–Adult West Monday 6:30–8 2 $140 $129 or less ET-12  
Advanced Mbira Ensemble 9–Adult Kyker Sunday 1:30–3 2 $140 $129 or less ET-12  
Brazilian Percussion Ensemble 9-Adult Pabon Sunday 2-3 2 $140 $129 or less MSH-1  
 


New Horizons

Informational meeting Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 2 p.m.
in Messinger One, 10 Gibbs Street

* Those registered in a core ensemble receive a 25% discount on all other NH ensembles

Class Grade Teacher Day Time Units Tuition Tuition with Lessons Room
Beginning Band* Adult Brown/Sherman Wednesday 9–11 $170 ­— First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Intermediate & Advanced Band* Adult Burritt/Woy Tuesday & Thursday 9–11 $200 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Beginning Strings* Adult Peña Tuesday 9–11 $170 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Advanced String Orchestra/Full Orchestra* Adult Peña Wednesday & Thursday 9–11 $200 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Chorus* Adult Elliot Thursday 11:15–1 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Big Band* Adult Brown Thursday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Vintage Jazz* Adult Sherman Wednesday 11:15–12:30 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Wind/Brass/Percussion Participants in Orchestra Adult Peña Wednesday 9–10:30 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Clarinet Choir Adult Woy/Scott Monday 9–11 $170 Jewish Home
2021 Winton Road
Flute Ensemble Adult Li-Wintringham Thursday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Saxophone Ensemble Adult Wintringham Tuesday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Brasso Profundo (Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble) Adult Burritt Tuesday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Trombone Choir Adult Aronson Tuesday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Antique Brass Adult Aronson Thursday 11:15–12:15 $115 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Baroque Ensemble Adults Gaeffke Wednesday & Thursday 11:15–1 $200 First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Room 110
 
 

Last Updated: May 17, 2016

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