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Chamber Music CONSVTY305/5305

CHAMBER MUSIC INFORMATION for SPRING 2018

  • PIANISTS
  • STRING PLAYERS (except guitar)
  • WOODWINDS (except sax)
  • HORN PLAYERS wishing to be in a mixed group. If you played only in an all-brass group during Fall 2017 and wish to be in a mixed group for Spring 2018, you DO need to play a placement audition for us.
  • SINGERS wishing to do works for voice + instruments

You are encouraged to form your own group and/or suggest repertoire. Requests are subject to approval, but are welcome and are accommodated when possible. Notify the appropriate Area Chamber Music Coordinator via e-mail of any group you have formed and/or repertoire you would like to play. List all players and indicate each person’s instrument. Each player must submit the appropriate Information form (see below) and indicate the requested group and/or piece. Make sure all members of your proposed group who were not enrolled in Fall 2017 Chamber Music know they must play an audition.

Please do not register for the course until you are assigned to a group and your coach is announced.

 Select from A, B or C below:

A. Returning students who were not enrolled in CONSVTY 305A/5305A for Fall 2017 who plan to enroll for Spring 2018:

Brief placement audition required (bring the completed information form below). If you don’t audition, you risk not being assigned to a group. Please do not register for the course until you are assigned to a group and your coach is announced.

When and Where: 

 PIANO:  Tuesday, December 12, 2017; White Recital Hall.  (Auditions begin at 10:00 a.m.)

 STRINGS, WOODWINDS (incl. HORN), SINGERS:  Sunday, January 14, 2018; White Recital Hall.  (Auditions begin at 3:00 p.m.)

 PIANISTS:  Sign up for a time on the schedule posted on the Piano Department Bulletin Board near Dr. Weirich’s studio.

 STRINGS, WOODWINDS (incl. HORN), SINGERS:  Sign up for your audition time here.  

Form to Complete: Print out and complete all pages of the Information Form A, and bring the form to your audition.

B. Students who were enrolled in CONSVTY 305A/5305A for FALL 2017 who plan to enroll again for SPRING 2018:

No audition required. Please complete the Information Form B and email it no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, to Dr. Mary Posses: possesm@umkc.edu.

 

C. New, incoming students who plan to enroll in CONSVTY 305A/5305A for SPRING 2018:

Brief placement audition required (bring the completed information form below). If you don’t audition, you risk not being assigned to a group. Please do not register for the course until you are assigned to a group and your coach is announced.

When and Where: Sunday, January 14, 2018, White Recital Hall (Auditions begin at 3:00 p.m.)

Audition Sign-up: Sign up for your audition time here. Be ready to play 5 minutes before your appointment.

Audition Repertoire: Short piece or movement(s) of your choice, demonstrating your lyrical and technical playing or singing abilities. Accompanists are not required and will not be provided.  

Form to Complete: Print out and complete all pages of the Information Form C and bring the form to your audition.

 

Questions? Contact your Area Chamber Music Coordinator:

PIANO:        Henry Kramer, kramerht@umkc.edu, 816-235-2962

STRINGS:    Benny Kim, kimb@umkc.edu, 816-235-2935

WOODWINDS, VOICE:   Mary Posses, possesm@umkc.edu, 816-235-2908