Dragonfly Online Percussion Experience

With Special Guests:

Tim Adams, University of Georgia, former timpanist Pittsburgh Symphony

Clayton McCray, drumset Broadway Production "Ain't Too Proud"

Steve Owen, "President's Own" Marine Band

Sidonie McCray, United States Army Band

Matt Penland, US Air Force Band

 

Study with the Artists of Dragonfly Percussion!

Cynthia Yeh- Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Principal Percussion; DePaul University
Daniel Bauch- Boston Symphony Orchestra, Percussion/Assistant Timpani; New England Conservatory 
Matt Howard- Los Angeles Philharmonic, Principal Percussion
Kyle Brightwell- Boston Symphony Orchestra, Percussion
Alan Stewart- Saint Louis Symphony, Associate Principal Percussion
Keith Carrick- Utah Symphony, Principal Percussion; University of Utah 
Gregory Cohen- San Diego Symphony, Principal Percussion; San Diego State University
Shaun Tilburg- Phoenix Symphony, Principal Percussion; Arizona State University/Lynn Conservatory of Music; Founder/Owner, Pocket Publications
Jonathan Bisesi- United States Marine Band, Percussion; George Mason University 
Luke RinderknechtNo Exit New Music Ensemble, CityMusic Cleveland, Bowdoin International Music Festival
Bradley Loudis- Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Percussion 
Dinesh Joseph- Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Percussion/Assistant Timpani; Founder, Dragonfly Percussion
Lineage Percussion - Wesley Sumptor, Lauren Floyd, Trevor Barroero

SCHEDULE*

Monday, July 5:

Morning - watch a Masterclass at your leisure

1pm Welcome Session on Zoom (full and audit)

1:30pm Masterclass follow-up session on Zoom (full) 

4:30pm Panel Discussion on Zoom (full and audit)

Tuesday, July 6:

Morning - watch two Masterclasses at your leisure

1:30pm Masterclass follow-up session on Zoom (full) 

4:30pm Masterclass followed-up session on Zoom (full)

7:00pm Panel Discussion on Zoom (full and audit)

Wednesday, July 7:

Morning - watch a Masterclass at your leisure

1:30pm Masterclass follow-up session on Zoom (full) 

4:30pm Panel Discussion on Zoom (full and audit)

Thursday, July 8:

Morning - watch a Masterclass at your leisure

1:30pm Masterclass follow-up session on Zoom (full) 

4:30pm Panel Discussion on Zoom (full and audit)

Friday, July 9:

Morning - watch a Masterclass at your leisure

1:30pm Masterclass follow-up session on Zoom (full) 

4:30pm Panel Discussion on Zoom (full and audit)

 

*Schedule is a rough estimate of the exact times for the week.  All items will be recorded for those that are not able to attend at these specific times.  All times are Eastern Daylight Time 

Masterclasses:

  Kyle Brightwell, Boston Symphony Orchestra

  Tim Adams, University of Georgia, former timpanist Pittsburgh Symphony 

  Alan Stewart, Saint Louis Symphony

  Clayton Craddock, drumset Broadway Production "Ain't Too Proud"

  Cynthia Yeh, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  Matt Howard, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Live Follow Up Sessions on Zoom with the Masterclass Artists (for FULL Participants)

Panel Discussions:

  Chamber Ensemble Pro-Tips: the ins and outs of  running a successful chamber group” with Lineage Percussion  

  "Methods & Strategies for a Successful Private Teaching Studio”  with Luke Rinderknecht, Trevor Barroero, Rajesh Prasad

  "From Arlington National Cemetery, to the Concert Hall to the White House: Life as a Military Band Percussionist” with Jon Bisesi, Steve Owen, Sidonie McCray and Matt Penland

  “Stories from the Avant-Garde: Jan Williams discusses his work with Elliot Carter, John Cage and Morton Feldman”  with Jan Williams,  Dan Bauch & Shaun Tilburg

  “Tips and Strategies  from Successful Freelancers”  with Lauren Floyd, Wesley Sumpter, Chihiro Shibayama, David Lu & Luke Rinderknecht  

    • Sometime During the Week:
      • Private Lesson with a Dragonfly Artist
      • Participants will submit a 10-20 minute video of performance material and receive one-on-one live follow-up video feedback with a Dragonfly Artist.
      • Participant will be paired with an artist, and then the two will schedule this lesson.  
  • How it Works:
    • Masterclasses will be pre-recorded and available for viewing each morning at your leisure.
    • Panel Discussions and Follow-up sessions will be live online events hosted by 2-3 Dragonfly Artists. 

TUITION:

  • THE FULL EXPERIENCE: 

$300 (limit of 24 slots): Full access to all masterclasses, follow-up sessions, panel discussions and one private lesson.

  • AUDIT:

$175 (no max): Access to all masterclasses and panel discussions, no lesson or follow-up sessions.  

 

REGISTRATION FORM

After completing the registration form, please submit payment at the bottom.  Please note that our full experience is limited to 24 participants and we will not save a spot for you until registration and payment have been received.

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