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Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts 2012-2013 CATALOG

EXCELLENCE • ACCESS • COMMUNITY • HEART All ages. All abilities. All financial backgrounds. All instruments and voice.


Music for all... For life! Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake… Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something. – KURT VONNEGUT,

American Author


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Welcome to the RMCMA – Your Community Music School

TABLE OF CONTENTS About CMF & RMCMA Calendar & Programs by Age

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PROGRAMS Private Lessons Suzuki Education Community Music Programs American Roots Studies Ensembles Senior Programs Therapy & Wellness Programs Early Childhood Studies Dalcroze Education Jazz Studies Broadway Studies Early Music Studies

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Concerts & Special Events Transforming the RMCMA Ways of Giving Policies Faculty Staff List Sponsors Enrollment Form

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At the RMCMA we believe in building community through music. This philosophy permeates everything we do from our outreach programs and work in the public schools, to Kaleidoscope Concerts, Broadway and Jazz ensembles and individual lessons. Studying an instrument in a one-on-one setting is not necessarily a community building activity, but at the RMCMA you build relationships with teachers and other students. You will also join our larger community that includes students and families, faculty members, staff, and other community members you meet when attending concerts. The expanded offerings in our 17th academic year reflect this commitment to building community. On the following pages you will find more opportunities than ever to learn about and create music with others. You don’t have to jump in all at once. We encourage you to find one program that interests you, sign up, and see where your passion takes you. Whether you study individually, play in an ensemble, or sit in the audience at one of our concerts, you will find new friends to share in your experience. We look forward to seeing and hearing you.

Kat Fritz Ethan M. Hecht Education Director School Operations Manager

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ABOUT CMF & RMCMA

VISITING THE RMCMA

The Colorado Music Festival & Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts (CMF & RMCMA) is a one-of-a-kind organization that provides a broad spectrum of music education opportunities and world-class performances to citizens throughout Boulder County and beyond.

We are located on the southeast corner of Harrison Avenue and Baseline Road, one block east of Public Road, at 200 E. Baseline Road in Lafayette. The main entrance is on Harrison and the Student Services Office is located just inside the front door to the right. Building hours vary according to usage but always include 10am-6pm Monday through Friday, except during the summer when the office closes at 4pm on Fridays. We are located in a residential area and across the street from Escuela Bilingüe Pioneer. Please drive slowly and cautiously in our neighborhood.

Our Mission is to inspire and connect community members of all ages by providing access to the best of the world’s music through education and performance. The Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts, founded in 1995 by Kathy Kucsan and Peggy Bruns, provides quality, creative music-making opportunities to over 550 students each week. Another 7,000 people visit the school each year to attend guest artist concerts and student and faculty recitals. The RMCMA is a full member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education and has, at its core, a belief in “Music for All… For Life!” This commitment translates into providing access to excellent music education to our entire community. We achieve this, in part, through our Heartstrings Program, which consists of an Instrument Bank to provide low-cost instrument rentals and Tuition Assistance so that everyone can afford to participate. (See page 16 for more information on The Heartstrings Program.) The RMCMA is located in the heart of downtown Lafayette and features thirteen teaching studios and two performance spaces – Founders Hall and Grimes Recital Hall.

PARKING Parking is available on Harrison and on neighboring streets but not on Baseline Road. We encourage alternative methods of transportation. There is a bike rack near the front door and an RTD bus stop one block away on North Public Road.

AFFILIATIONS We are a proud member of the following organizations: National Guild for Community Arts Education, Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities, Colorado Nonprofit Association, Lafayette Old Town Association, and the Chambers of Boulder, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville, and Superior.

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During the summer, CMF presents a six-week concert season at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, showcasing Maestro Michael Christie and the CMF Orchestra. Inspired programming performed by exceptional national and international musicians has earned CMF recognition from the League of American Orchestras and the National Endowment for the Arts. In summer 2012, CMF presented its 36 th concert season, the 12 th with Michael Christie as Music Director. RMCMA students enjoy special offers and discounts to CMF and other concerts throughout the year.

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2012-2013 CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 3 Labor Day – RMCMA Closed 4 First day of Fall Term OCTOBER

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BVSD Professional Development Day – RMCMA Open Performathon Fundraiser and Open House

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DECEMBER 15 Last day of lessons for Fall Term 17-22 Lesson Make-up Week Dec. 23 - Jan. 2 Holiday Break – RMCMA Closed (office open Dec 27-28)

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JANUARY

7 First day of Winter/Spring Term 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – RMCMA Closed 30 CMF & RMCMA Board Meeting at the RMCMA Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Community Week

FEBRUARY

18 Presidents’ Day – RMCMA Closed 19 BVSD Professional Development Day – RMCMA Open

MARCH 2 Crescendo! 24-31 Spring Break – RMCMA Closed APRIL 1 BVSD Professional Development Day – RMCMA Open 24 CMF & RMCMA Board Meeting at the RMCMA

MAY 3 “Save your Spot” Deadline for Summer 19 Honors Recital and End-of-Year Celebration 25 Last day of lessons for Winter/Spring Term May 28 – Jun. 1 Lesson Make-up Week JUNE 3 First day of Summer Term JULY 5 “Save your Spot” Deadline for Fall Lesson 27 Last day of lessons for Summer Term Jul. 29 - Aug. 23 RMCMA Closed for Construction (office open)

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PROGRAMS BY AGE

Beginning Guitar Ensemble Bell’A’Cappella Broadway Boomers Broadway VaVaVoomers C’s Jazz Chamber Music Mania Carribbean Sounds Colibri Guitar Orchestra Drum Circle Eurhythmics Eurhythmics for Seniors Fantasias from the Renaissance Fiddling from Scratch Flute Ensemble Learn to Jam Workshop Magic of John Dowland Meet the Instruments Music Perf Group for Autism Music Together ® -Intergenerational Music Together ® Musical Conversations Piano Class Pioneer Ukulele Class Reading Orchestra Recreational Music Making Rhythmic Solfege RMCMA Jazz Combos RMCMA Jazz Ensemble Rocky Mtn Concert Band Ukelele Social Club Viola Bastarda Viola da Gamba Private and Semi-private Lessons

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PRIVATE LESSONS Private lessons are the core of our program at the RMCMA. Weekly private lessons can be arranged for 30, 45, or 60 minutes. For some instruments, it is possible to arrange semiprivate lessons through consultation with the Student Services Office. Lessons may begin at any time during the year. It is the student’s responsibility to have an instrument; the Registrar can help advise students towards rental options. If you are new to private lessons at RMCMA, a paid, three-week trial lesson period is offered to insure the student is well matched with his/her instructor. Our instructors are a diverse group of skilled, dedicated music educators and professional performers who share a strong belief in the pure joy of making music. They hold degrees from leading university and conservatory programs throughout the country and abroad, and are experienced in working with students of all ages and abilities. For more information about our faculty, see page 18.

We offer private instruction in the following areas: Flute/piccolo – Jennifer Pauley, Ysmael Reyes, Olga Shylayeva, Emma Shubin, Dave Camp Oboe – Tenly Williams Clarinet – Mary Jungerman, Dave Camp Saxophone – Mary Jungerman, Dave Camp Bassoon – Brian Jack, Kaori Uno Trumpet – Margaret Romero French Horn – Devon Park Trombone/Baritone – Danielle Chollet, Dan Castillo Tuba – Dan Castillo Violin – Alexandra Eddy, Kat Fritz, Ruth Galloway, Nancy McNeill, Sarah Murray, Annie Savage Viola – Nancy McNeill, Ruth Galloway, Kat Fritz Cello – Marcelo Sanches, Anne Brennand Bass (upright and electric) – Byron Dudrey Harp – Carolyn Kuban Percussion – Danny Schade Piano – Christine Armstrong, Nayantara Desai, Barbara Grout, Scott Martin, Faye Nepon, Deborah Schmit-Lobis, Amanda Setlik, Olga Shylayeva, Alejandro Sierra, Jeanne Turner Guitar – James Cline, Michael Quam, Rick Pruitt Voice – Faye Nepon, Alejandro Sierra, Rachel Fetler American Roots Studies Banjo, Folk Guitar, Dobro, Mandolin – Jeff Scroggins, Kit Simon Fiddle – Annie Savage Ukulele – Michael Quam

Suzuki Instruction Cello – Anne Brennand Flute – Emma Shubin Guitar – Rick Pruitt Violin – Nancy McNeill, Sarah Murray, Kat Fritz Piano – Christine Armstrong, Barbara Grout, Amanda Setlik Jazz Improvisation Winds/brass – Dave Camp Piano – Nayantara Desai, Scott Martin Percussion – Danny Schade Adaptive Music – Carolyn Kuban Music Therapy – Amanda Bryant, Carolyn Kuban, Maria Gonsalves-Schimpf, Bonnie Draina Theory/ Composition – Alexandra Eddy, Nayantara Desai, Deborah Schmit-Lobis Viola da Gamba – Ann Marie Morgan Tuition: 30 minutes……….$27 45 minutes……….$37 60 minutes……….$50 10% discount for seniors 59+ who register for a private lesson time before 2:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Semi-private Lessons Vocal, instrumental, theory, and composition may be taken in groups of two to four students of similar ability. After two terms, it is recommended that students enroll in private lessons. Scheduling arrangements will be coordinated among students and faculty through the Student Services Office. Tuition: 45 minutes……….$45 60 minutes……….$55

Note: These rates are the total cost per lesson. The cost is divided between students.

Other related programs include: Piano Class for Seniors, see pg. 9 | American Roots Studies Program, see pg. 7 Adaptive Instrumental Music Lessons, see pg. 9 | Lesson Support for Private Lessons, see pg. 9 Music Therapy Sessions, see pg. 9 | Recreational Music Making, see pg. 9

All students enrolled in private lessons have the opportunity to: • Perform in studio, department, and school-wide recitals and community performances • Utilize practice rooms and performance spaces • Receive discounts to concerts throughout the year • Receive discounts on additional RMCMA classes

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SUZUKI EDUCATION The Suzuki philosophy emphasizes the importance of nurturing the student’s musical growth through a variety of approaches, including family participation and community music-making. Parents or caregivers are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s lesson and continue to work with their child at home between lessons, thus becoming the “home teacher.” Suzuki families are required to participate in weekly individual lessons and monthly group classes that are arranged by age and ability. Special interest workshops are occasionally offered to supplement group classes. The Suzuki method was developed by the Japanese violinist/educator, Dr. Shinichi Suzuki in the 1950s. The method focuses on listening and technical skill development through positive reinforcement and repetition, much in the same way that one learns to speak. Through his work, Dr. Suzuki proved that all people, even young children, have the ability to learn if they are raised in a supportive and enriching environment. Students range from three years to adult in age. For more information about the Suzuki Method, visit www.suzukiassociation.org For information about Suzuki trained faculty, see our faculty list on page 18.

Monthly Suzuki Group Classes Suzuki group classes are used to reinforce concepts and repertoire introduced in private lessons. Depending on the level of the group, they may include pre-Twinkle songs and instrumental position games, an introduction to note-reading, and review of the Suzuki repertoire in an ensemble setting. Fall: Weeks of September 10, October 8, November 5, December 10 (4 sessions) Winter/Spring: Weeks of January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 6 (5 sessions) Cello: Tuesday afternoon, time TBD, Anne Brennand Flute: Tuesday, 5:15pm-6:15pm, Emma Shubin Guitar: Monday, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Rick Pruitt Piano: Saturday, 1:00pm-5:00pm (1 hour classes), Amanda Setlik, Barbara Grout Violin: Tuesday 5:30pm-6:30pm, Sarah Murray, Kat Fritz Friday, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Nancy McNeill Tuition: Fall: $60 | Winter/Spring: $75

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“If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.” – S. SUZUK I

Mid-Winter Suzuki Workshop with Valery Lloyd-Watts We are excited to collaborate with the Boulder Valley Suzuki Teachers Association to present a weekend workshop featuring Valery Lloyd-Watts, a world renowned Suzuki teacher/clinician from Ontario, Canada. The weekend will include a teacher training workshop, concert/lecture by Ms. Watts, masterclasses, movement workshop, parent talk, and a student workshop that is appropriate for all instruments. The RMCMA registration fee is waived for this event. Ages: All ages, all abilities, all instruments Dates: Friday through Sunday, January 25-27, 2013 Location: All events at RMCMA *unless otherwise noted Friday, January 25: 9:30am-11:30pm Teacher Workshop 7:00pm Concert/Lecture: “Music Meant for You” Saturday, January 26: 9:00am-12:00pm Masterclasses at local private studios* 1:00pm Theory Games Masterclass: Working with an Accompanist 2:00pm Student/Parent Workshop 3:00pm Parent Talk Student-Music & Movement class 4:30pm Pizza party and games Sunday, January 27: 12:00pm-4:00pm Masterclasses

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COMMUNITY MUSIC GROUPS “Music is an important part of my life because it allows me to share a story and a unique message with others.” – SA R A H S EI WA LD, VO IC E (10 th Grad er)

Chamber Music Mania!-NEW this year! Meet a new community of musicians and enjoy sight-reading the wealth of repertoire written for smaller ensembles. Play trios, quartets, or other works with string, wind, or piano players at your level. Each session will include time to sight-read music as well as time to receive coaching ideas from RMCMA faculty members to deepen your understanding of that composition. No chamber music experience is necessary, but you must be able to read music with a basic level of fluency. Individuals and established chamber groups are welcome to join. Ages: Day and Time: Tuition: Instructor:

This group is open to woodwinds, brass, and percussion instrumentalists.* No formal audition is required but participants are expected to know major scales and be comfortable with intermediate repertoire, which will encompass all genres including popular, march, and symphonic music. At least two public performances are held during the year. *A parallel ensemble is required for public school students. Ages: Day and Time: Fall Term: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Concerts: Instructor:

High school and up Thursdays, 7:30pm-9:30pm NEW TIME! September 13-December 6 (12 weeks) January 17-April 25 (14 weeks) Fall: $45 | Winter/Spring: $55 December 9 and April 28 Jennifer Dunn

Ukulele Social Club The ukulele is an easy instrument to learn and is rapidly becoming one of the most popular instruments around. Whether you are a novice or a pro, you can join friends and neighbors at the RMCMA to make music together. Each session includes both group instruction and playing time. You can bring your own ukulele or rent one from the RMCMA. Ages: Middle school and up Day and Time: Thursdays, 5:45pm-7:15pm Fall Term: Session 1: September 13-October 18 (6 weeks) Winter/Spring: Session 2: February 7-March 14 (6 weeks) Tuition: $70/session Instructor: Sarah Goodroad

Reading Orchestra – NEW this year!

Escuela Bilingüe Pioneer Ukelele Class

String players who love to play with others but do not want to commit to strenuous rehearsals and concerts will enjoy this class. Violin, viola, cello, and bass players will read string orchestra and chamber works and enjoy musical collaboration. New compositions will be read at each session, and the group will choose a few pieces to work on in more depth. Basic level of note reading necessary. No audition required.

If you have ever wanted to learn to play the ukelele, this five-week class is for you! No prior musical experience is necessary. In this weekly one-hour class, you will learn to strum basic chords common in many songs. Ukeleles will be available to rent or buy through the RMCMA. Register for this program through BVSD’s Lifelong Learning Program, BVSD.org/LLC

Ages: Day and Time: Fall Term: Winter Term: Spring Term: Tuition: Instructor: 6

Middle school and up One Saturday a month, 1:00pm-3:00pm September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8 January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11 $20/each session $15/session if you register for 3 or more sessions $50/session for pre-formed chamber groups RMCMA faculty

Rocky Mountain Concert Band

Middle School and up Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm September 5-October 24 (8 weeks) January 16-March 6 (8 weeks) April 3-May 22 (8 weeks) $80/term TBD

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Elementary school Pioneer Elementary music room Wednesdays, 2:45 pm-3:45 pm October 10-November 14 (5 weeks), no class on October 31 $65 (plus optional $10 instrument rental fee) Michael Quam


AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC STUDIES

NEW this year!

Caribbean Sounds – A Musical Journey Learn about Caribbean culture through singing, playing, and dancing. Explore the aural characteristics of each genre while considering its socio-cultural context. We will concentrate on Caribbean popular music and study the musical consequences of the cultural encounters between the many groups of Natives, Europeans, and Africans in post-colonial Caribbean countries. No particular music training is required for this class. Ages: Day and Time: Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

High school and up Thursdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm April 4-May 23 (8 weeks) $90 Daniel Nunez

Drum Circle for Adults Discover the experience of connecting with community through music and rhythm. Begin with basic skills and patterns on different hand drums and percussion instruments, then use these ingredients to cook up fabulous new possibilities. Besides stimulating the mind, other benefits include improved coordination, concentration, memory skills, and de-stressing from your day! No experience necessary – just your willingness and enthusiasm. Ages: 18 and up Day and Time: Tuesdays, 7:00pm-8:00pm Fall Term: September 18-November 6 (8 weeks) Winter Term: January 15-March 5 (8 weeks) Spring Term: April 2-May 21 (8 weeks) Tuition: $80 Instructor: Carolyn Kuban

Other related programs include: Bell’A’Cappella, see pg. 8 | Learn to Jam, see pg. 7 Fiddling from Scratch, see pg. 7 | Holiday Sing-A-Long, see pg. 14

Develop your skills on banjo, dobro, fiddle, guitar, or mandolin through private and/or group lessons with our American Roots Studies faculty. We offer instruction in the musical genres of Bluegrass, Old-time, Blues, and Swing. Learn tunes in private or semi-private lessons, then attend the community jams to hone your skills in a safe and supportive environment. For information about private lessons, see page 4.

Learn to Jam In this class you will practice the Old-time and Bluegrass skills you have been learning with your private instructor or on your own and gain experience playing in a community jam setting. Led by professional players, this class will explore improvisation, chord use and comprehension, creation of variations on melodies, and performing within the community in a safe and encouraging setting. Build a body of repertoire that you can take to any picking session around! Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/ Spring: Tuition: Instructors:

All Ages Tuesdays, once a month, 5:30pm-6:30pm September 25, October 16, November 13, December 18 January 22, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 14 Fall: $60 | Winter/Spring: $75 RMCMA faculty

Fiddling from Scratch – NEW this year! Fiddling From Scratch is a beginning fiddle class for all ages. Learn how to hold the violin and bow, play in three different keys, and get a couple of easy fiddle tunes under your fingers. In this class you will explore rhythm and harmony and begin to understand different styles of fiddling. No experience necessary. Ages: Day and Time: Fall Term: Tuition: Instructor:

All ages Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm November 7-December 19 (6 classes) $100 Annie Savage

Other related programs include:

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Ukulele Social Club, see pg. 6 | Escuela Bilingüe Pioneer Ukelele Class, see pg. 6 Caribbean Sounds-A Musical Journey, see pg. 7 | Drum Circle for Adults, see pg. 7

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ENSEMBLES Ensembles are an important part of music instruction and a valuable supplement to private lessons. Ensembles generally meet weekly or bi-weekly and work on repertoire for community performances.

Bell’A’Cappella This women’s ensemble explores primarily a cappella repertoire of all styles, with an emphasis on ear training and vocal technique. Includes community outreach performances. New members are accepted through the third rehearsal of each term. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Concert: Tuition: Instructor:

18 and up Mondays, 7:00pm-9:00pm September 10-December 10 (12 weeks) January 14-May 6 (14 weeks) Sunday, May 12, 7:30pm Fall: $100 | Winter/Spring: $125 Faye Nepon

Colibri Guitar Orchestra

Flute Ensemble The Flute Ensemble explores flute music from a wide range of eras and styles and includes duets, trios, and full flute choir repertoire. Flutists will participate in at least one performance during the school year. A conversation with the instructor is required to determine placement. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

High school and up Mondays, 5:45pm-6:45pm September 10-December 10 (12 weeks) January 14-May 13 (15 weeks) Fall: $120 | Winter/Spring: $150 Ysmael Reyes

Students will develop ensemble-playing skills using three-part guitar arrangements. Repertoire includes a variety of genres. Students need to know basic finger-style guitar technique and have taken one year of private lessons (or receive instructor approval).

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Grade 5 and up Saturdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm September 8-November 17 (10 weeks) January 19-April 13 (12 weeks) November 17 and April 13 Fall: $100 | Winter/Spring: $120 Michael Quam

This ensemble is for guitarists (nylon string instruments) who have basic facility and are experienced reading notation and/or tablature. A variety of three- and four-part repertoire will be explored. Concerts are held the last class of each session, and other community outreach performances are possible. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

High school and up Saturdays, twice a month, 2:00pm-3:30pm September 8, 22; October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1, 15 (8 weeks) January 19; February 2, 16; March 2, 16; April 6, 20; May 4, 18 (9 weeks) Fall: $120 | Winter/ Spring: $135 Rick Pruitt

Mixed Small Ensemble

Beginning Guitar Ensemble

Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Concerts: Tuition: Instructor:

“Music makes me feel proud of myself when I play well, and it is fun being able to play my favorite songs whenever I want.” – D I EGO OL AYA , GUI TA R ( 6 th gr ad er)

One of the joys of learning to sing or play an instrument is sharing the experience with others. We offer coaching sessions for vocal, instrumental, theory, composition, and wellness instruction for groups of two or more players. Grab some friends and start a group or let us place you with other musicians. Scheduling arrangements will be coordinated among students and faculty through the Student Services Office. Tuition: $60/hour per group

Other related programs include: RMCMA Jazz Programs, see pg. 12 | Broadway Boomers, see pg. 13 Broadway VaVaVoomers, see pg. 13 | Reading Orchestra, see pg. 6 Rocky Mountain Concert Band, see pg. 6

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SENIOR PROGRAMS

MUSIC THERAPY & WELLNESS STUDIES

Piano Class for Seniors

Music Therapy Sessions – Individual/Group

This is a great class for seniors who have always wanted to play the piano or want to brush up on piano skills learned in the past. Strengthen your memory and cognitive skills and have fun!

After an assessment by a highly-trained music therapist, goals are met by engaging clients in a variety of musical experiences including improvisation, imagery, listening, performance, and movement. Sessions address client functioning in the areas of communication, behavioral, psychological, motor, cognitive, academic, social, emotional, and life skills. For information about individual/small group sessions with a music therapist, contact the Student Services Office.

Ages: Day and Time: Fall Term: Winter Term: Spring Term: Tuition: Instructor:

Seniors, 59 and up Mondays, 10:30am-11:30am September 17-November 5 (8 classes) January 7-March 11 (8 classes) April 1-May 20 (8 weeks) $105 (almost 30% less than the regular group class rate) Jeanne Turner

Recreational Music Making – PIANO FUN This class is for seniors who have always wanted to learn to read music and play the piano in a relaxed and fun atmosphere without the stress of performance. Each class will incorporate singing, movement, and drumming as well as instruction on piano technique. No experience necessary. Curriculum is cumulative, full-year enrollment recommended. Book and CD included. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter: Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

Seniors, 59 and up Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00am or 11:00am-12:00pm September 11-November 13 (10 weeks) January 15-March 19 (10 weeks) April 2-May 28 (9 weeks) Fall/Winter: $150 | Spring: $135 Barbara Grout

Other related programs include: Music Together® -Intergenerational Mixed Age, see pg. 10 | Broadway Boomers, see pg. 13 “Musical” Conversations with Faye, see pg. 13 | Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Seniors, see pg. 11

“From exercise, nurturing, social support, bonding, and spirituality, to intellectual stimulation, heightened understanding, and an increased capacity to cope with life’s challenges, the benefits of Recreational Music Making extend far beyond music. RMM ultimately affords unparalleled creative expression that unites our bodies, minds, and spirits.” – KARL T. BRUHN, LATE FOUNDER OF THE YAMAHA MUSIC & WELLNESS INSTITUTE

Music Performance Group for Autism – NEW this year! The class is for all school-aged children, with an emphasis on including students with Asperger’s Syndrome or high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Through fun musical games and activities, this class will address important skills such as problem solving, perspective taking, conversation skills, and social pragmatic abilities. Each 6-week session will culminate in a relaxed and entertaining performance for friends and family. Instructor Amanda Bryant (MT-BC, NMT) is a board certified music therapist who specializes in autism, and is a service provider through Imagine! Ages: 8-12 Day and Time: Thursdays, 4:15pm to 5:00pm Fall Term: September 13-October 18 (6 weeks) Winter Term: January 10-February 14 (6 weeks) Spring Term: April 4- May 9 (6 weeks) Tuition: $180 Instructor: Amanda Bryant

Adaptive Instrumental Music Lessons – NEW this year! These music lessons are specially adapted for students with learning challenges who need a non-traditional approach. Choose between keyboard/piano, harp, percussion, guitar, or autoharp lessons. Ages: Day and Time: Tuition: Instructor:

9 and up Arranged through the Student Services Office Same as private/semi private Carolyn Kuban

Lesson Support for Private Lessons – NEW this year! Lesson Support is for students who have unique challenges that affect the learning process including developmental delays, learning disabilities, sensitivities, attention differences, etc. After observing a lesson, one of our trained music therapists will meet with the private teacher to craft an individualized approach that boosts the student’s strengths and supports his/her needs. You may request this service at any time. For more information, contact the Student Services Office.

Other related programs include: Music From the Inside Out, see pg. 15

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EARLY CHILDHOOD Music Together®-Mixed Age

Music Together®-Intergenerational Mixed Age – NEW this year!

Music Together® is an internationally recognized, research based, early childhood music program for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and the adults who love them.

Across the country and abroad, seniors are forming bonds with young families and rediscovering the joy of community music-making through Music Together® -Intergenerational Mixed Age classes. These classes are a “win-win” for all: seniors have fun, are stimulated, and create dear connections with children and families; children and families get to ‘extend their family’ by connecting with the “grandmas” and “grandpas” each week.

In a Music Together ® -Mixed Age class, participants experience songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Activities are presented as playful, non-performance oriented musical experiences that are developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers, regardless of their own musical ability. Children are given the freedom to participate as they choose and caregivers are encouraged to continue the musical learning at home by listening to the CDs and enjoying musical play. Infants 8 months and under may attend classes for free with an enrolled sibling. Family and friends are always welcome to visit. For more information about Music Together®, visit www.musictogether.com Ages: Birth-5 and their caregiver Day and Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Saturday 9:15am-10:00am or 10:15am-11:00am Fall Term: Begins week of September 10 | Ends week of November 12 (10 weeks) Winter Term: Begins week of January 14 | Ends week of March 18 (10 weeks) Spring Term: Begins week of April 1 | Ends week of May 27 (9 weeks) Tuition: Fall and Winter: $170 (sibling $75) Spring: $150 (sibling $65) Includes 2 CDs, musical activity book, introductory DVD, and quarterly Music Together ® newsletter Instructors:

Tuesdays, Shari Griswold | Wednesdays, Marci Kalish Thursdays, Emma Shubin | Saturdays, Marci Kalish

Ages: Day and Time: Location: Fall Term: Winter Term: Spring Term: Tuition: Instructor:

Birth-5 and their caregiver, and seniors 59 and up Mondays, 10:15am-11:00am Lafayette Senior Center 103 South Iowa Avenue September 17-November 5 (8 weeks) January 14-March 18 (8 weeks) April 1- May 20 (8 weeks) $130 (sibling $50) Includes 2 CDs, musical activity book, introductory DVD, and quarterly Music Together ® newsletter Marci Kalish

Meet the Instruments Explore woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, and keyboard instruments with various RMCMA faculty members. Each week a different instrument “family” will be presented. Students will see it, hear it, and get the opportunity to play it! Ages: 4-6 and their caregiver Day and Time: Fridays, 3:15pm-4:00pm Fall Term: September 28-October 19 (4 weeks) Winter/Spring: February 1-22 (4 weeks) Tuition: $60 Instructor: James Cline, Faculty Coordinator

Other related programs include: Dalcroze Eurhythmics, see pg. 11 | Rhythmic Solfège I, II, and III, see pg. 11

Attend one of our FREE demo Music Together® classes on Tuesday, September 4 or Saturday, September 8, 10:15am-11:00am. Be one of the first ten families to register and receive a set of egg shakers to enjoy with your child at home.

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DALCROZE EDUCATION Dalcroze Education is a unique and powerful foundation in music for individuals of all ages and levels of musicianship. In this method theory always follows practice; musical concepts are felt intuitively in the body in multifaceted ways before the process of cognitive analysis begins. Musical concepts are explored through social, interactive, and experiential methods that invite the students to trust their ideas, develop their own intuition, and create a meaningful musical vocabulary.

Eurhythmics Engaging activities reinforce concepts such as understanding written rhythm, music and movement, developing a singing voice, using props in creative ways, learning about spatial awareness, working with others, and much more. After each class, students take home written work to complete with parents along with song literature. Ages: Day and Time: Full year: Tuition: Instructor:

4-7 Thursdays, 3:15pm-4:00pm September 13-May 16 (30 weeks), no class April 4 $430/year Jeremy Dittus

Rhythmic Solfège I, II, and III All of the elements begun in the Eurhythmics program will be continued here. Although it is not a requirement, it is recommended that students have at least one year of Eurhythmics before entering the program. For older students who already have musical experience and would like to enter into the sequence at a higher level, an audition will be scheduled to determine the appropriate level. Ages: Day: Time: Full year: Tuition: Instructor:

6-12 Thursdays Rhythmic Solfège 1, 4:00pm-5:00pm Rhythmic Solfège 2, 5:00pm-6:00pm Rhythmic Solfège 3, 6:00pm-7:00pm September 13-May 16 (30 weeks), no class April 4 $480/year Jeremy Dittus

Join us for a FREE Dalcroze Eurhythmics class, September 7, 4:30pm or 5:30pm. Dr. Dittus will lead the class in a sampling of Eurhythmic activities followed by a Question and Answer time for parents to deepen their understanding of this unique music learning approach. All ages and musical abilities are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Ages: Day: Times: Instructor:

All Friday, September 7 4:30pm-5:30pm or 5:30pm-6:30pm Jeremy Dittus

Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Seniors – NEW this year! Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a great way for seniors to stay active and challenge their minds. Each class will focus on coordination, flexibility, balance, problem solving, and other types of mental and physical challenges. A recent article in the New York Times mentioned that seniors who participated in Dalcroze classes fell 50% less and showed an improved sense of balance and a sharper sense of focus. Ages: Day and Time: Fall Term: Winter Term: Spring Term: Tuition: Instructor:

Seniors, 59+ years young Thursdays, 10:30am-11:15am September 13-November 1 (8 weeks) January 17-March 7 (8 weeks) March 14-May 16 (8 weeks), no class April 4 $80 Jeremy Dittus

Dalcroze Workshop for Music and Dance Teachers and Performers Join Stephen Neely (Carnegie Mellon University) and RMCMA faculty member Dr. Jeremy Dittus for a full day of exciting and stimulating workshops covering topics pertinent to musicians and dancers. If you are interested in knowing how music and movement can impact your musicianship or teaching, then register today! Continuing Education Unit Credits may be available. Day and Time: Tuition: Instructor:

Saturday, October 20, 2012, 9:00am-4:00pm $65 for preregistration prior to October 7 Jeremy Dittus 11


JAZZ STUDIES For information about private lessons, see page 4.

C’s Jazz: Improvisation & Combo This class explores jazz improvisation techniques using the small group format. Instruments may include saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, guitar, violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. Materials (Aebersold Play-Along Series) are included in the tuition. Each session concludes with an informal performance for family and friends during the final class.

At least one year of playing, middle school and up Tuesdays, 4:10pm-5:00pm September 11-December 11 (13 weeks) February 5-May 14 (14 weeks) Fall: $140 | Winter/Spring: $150 Steve Christopher

Intermediate/Advanced Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

At least two years of playing, middle school and up Thursdays, 4:10pm-5:00pm September 13-December 13 (13 weeks) February 7-May 16 (14 weeks) Fall: $140 | Winter/Spring: $150 Steve Christopher

RMCMA Jazz Ensemble This large group will explore all forms of jazz, with an emphasis on improvisation. Instruments may include saxophone, flute, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, piano, voice, and drum set. Depending upon instrumentation, the group will play standard jazz charts and/or use fake book material. Participants should have some background in jazz ensemble playing.* New members are accepted through the third rehearsal of each term. The RMCMA Jazz Ensemble will travel to the UNC Greeley Jazz Festival in April 2013. *Parallel ensemble required for public school students. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Concerts: Instructor: 12

– L ISA VOLK

Rmcma Jazz Combo For Adults

Beginning Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

“Performing Broadway musical songs with my new favorite friends is the joy of a lifetime!”

High school and up, intermediate playing level and up Wednesdays, 7:00pm-8:30pm September 12-December 12 (13 weeks) January 30-May 15 (15 weeks) Fall: $140 | Winter/Spring: $160 Dazzle-Denver, December 11, 2012 & April, 2013(date TBD) UNC Greeley Jazz Festival-Greeley, CO, April 19-21, 2013 RMCMA, May 20 Steve Christopher

The combo setting provides an in-depth study of jazz improvisation. Combos will be formed based on experience and ability. A conversation with Mr. C is required to determine placement for new members.

Beginning Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring Tuition: Concert: Instructor:

High School and up Mondays, 6:00pm-7:00pm September 10-December 10 (12 classes) January 28-May 13 (14 classes) Fall: $140 | Winter/Spring: $160 RMCMA, May 20 Steve Christopher

Intermediate Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Concert: Instructor:

High School and up Mondays, 7:00pm-8:00pm September 10-December 10 (12 classes) January 28-May 13 (14 classes) Fall: $140 | Winter/Spring: $160 RMCMA, May 20 Steve Christopher

Advanced Ages: High School and up Day and Time: Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm Fall September 12-December 12 (13 weeks) Winter/Spring: January 30-May 15 (15 weeks) Tuition: Fall: $150 | Winter/Spring: $170 Concerts: Dazzle-Denver, December 11, 2012 & April, 2013 (date TBD) UNC Greeley Jazz Festival-Greeley, CO, April 19-21, 2013 RMCMA, May 20 Instructor: Steve Christopher


BROADWAY STUDIES

EARLY MUSIC STUDIES

Broadway Boomers

Fantasias from the Renaissance

Adults, come and play! Many of you have raised kids, paid taxes, worked hard, walked your dogs over hills and dales, and now it’s your time to let loose. This unique class is for older adults who love to sing and are inspired to perform Broadway musical theater. Whether you have sung opera, musical theater, jazz, or you prefer vocalizing in the shower, you will receive expert guidance and support as you perform solos, duets, trios, and group numbers.

This course will cover the repertoire of the master composers for viola da gamba consort. Stringed instruments and any Baroque or Renaissance instruments welcome. Pitch (A=415 or 440) to be determined.

Ages: Day and Time: Full year: Concerts: Tuition: Instructors:

45 and up Saturdays, 10:30am-12:00pm or Tuesdays, 6:30pm-9:00pm Saturdays, September 8-December 8 | January 12-April 27 (27 weeks), no class on October 27 Tuesdays, September 11-December 4 | January 15–April 30 (27 weeks) December 8, 9 | May 2, 3, 4, 5 $500/year Faye Nepon, director | Deborah Schmit-Lobis, musical collaborator

Broadway VaVaVoomers For the first time, we’re offering this musical theater course to adults up to age 45 (when Broadway Boomers takes over). This is your opportunity to learn to sing and express your inner actor as you study Broadway musical theater repertoire for 9 months, culminating in a musical revue performance. This class meets for vocal and performance coaching in solos, duets, trios, and larger group numbers. Ages: Day and Time: Full year: Concerts: Tuition: Instructors:

Adult to 45 Saturdays, 1:30pm-4:00pm September 8-December 8 | January 12-April 27 (27 weeks), no class on October 27 December 8, 9 | May 2, 3, 4, 5 $500/year Faye Nepon, director | Deborah Schmit-Lobis, musical collaborator

“Musical” Conversations with Faye Oscar Hammerstein described musical theater as “a nightly miracle.” It is a truly indigenous American theatrical form, and audiences continue to be thrilled, entertained, and impassioned night after night, show after show. While musical theater can be traced back to its European roots, the American form has its own lush history and narrative that is as captivating as its productions. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition: Instructor:

Adults Wednesdays, 10:00am-11:00am September 12-October 17 (6 weeks) February 27- April 10 (6 weeks) $50/term Faye Nepon

With early music specialist, Ann Marie Morgan

Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Tuition:

Adults Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm September 10-October 15 (6 weeks) $130

Viola da Gamba Acquire a degree of comfort with the viola da gamba in a short amount of time. Instruments (trebles, tenors, and basses) are available to take home and practice. Some musical background is helpful but not required. The Winter/Spring term will build upon the material covered in the Fall term, but joining mid-year is possible with instructor approval. Ages: Day and Time: Fall: Winter/Spring: Tuition:

Adults Saturdays, 10:30am-12:00pm September 8-October 27 (8 weeks) January 12-March 2 (8 weeks) $300

The Viola Bastarda and its Roots In this course we will explore the world of the Madrigal and how virtuoso solo instrumental music grew out of this vocal form. Stringed instruments and any Baroque or Renaissance instruments are welcome. Pitch (A=415 or 440) to be determined. Ages: Day and Time: Winter: Tuition:

Adults Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm January 7-February 25 (6 weeks) $130

The Magic of John Dowland The settings of “Lachrimae” by Dowland are some of the richest chamber music by Renaissance composers. Learn to play his music using the appropriate baroque style. His songs will be explored as well. Singers and players of stringed instruments and guitars are welcome. Pitch (A= 415 or 440) to be determined. Ages: Adults Day and Time: Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm Spring: April 1-May 6 (6 weeks) Tuition: $130 13


CONCERTS & SPECIAL EVENTS Our special events are designed to build community through music. Join us for great opportunities to play, sing, listen, and learn in a supportive and friendly environment.

SPECIAL EVENTS Chamber Music Mania Music, Art, and Science Day Camp Performathon Feast for the Senses Holiday Sing and Play-A-Long Midwinter Suzuki Workshop Pick-a-Friend All-School Recital Crescendo! Inside the Orchestra Faculty Recital Honors Recital & End-of-the-Year Celebration Festival of Dinners

One Saturday a Month (See page 6) Friday, October 12, 2012 Saturday, October 27, 2012 Saturday, November 10, 2012 Saturday, December 15, 2012 January 25-27, 2013 (See page 5) Sunday, February 24, 2013 Saturday, March 2, 2013 Early February, 2013 Sunday, April 21, 2013 May 19, 2013 Spring/Summer 2013

Students of all ages are strongly encouraged to attend concerts – any concert, anywhere, anytime! Experiencing live musical performances is one of the most effective methods of music education.

RECITALS RMCMA hosts numerous recitals throughout the year. Student and faculty recitals will be listed on the calendar at COmusic.org Attending recitals offers a wonderful opportunity to learn from your peers, and hearing your teacher perform is an invaluable learning experience.

KALEIDOSCOPE CONCERT SERIES RMCMA Students can purchase tickets for $1 and receive 50% off for one accompanying adult! Bring a friend and enjoy a beer or glass of wine while a colorful array of guest artists perform a wide variety of music in Founders Hall. Colcannon will kick off the 2012-13 season on September 29 and the rest of the line-up will be announced soon. Please check our website for more details. If you would like to receive email announcements about the Kaleidoscope Concerts please sign up for our newsletter at COmusic.org.

CRESCENDO!

Save the dates for this year’s concerts:

You won’t want to miss Crescendo! 2013 – Good Vibrations – at the amazing Shelby American Collection museum in Gunbarrel. Featuring memorabilia and cars up to $12 million in value, this is a thrilling place to have dinner, chat with other supporters, and bid on exciting silent and live auction items.

September 29 | October 20 | November 17 | January 19 | February 23 | April 6

Saturday, March 2 at the Shelby American Collection, 5020 Chaparral Court, Boulder, CO 80301

Enjoy sounds reminiscent of Belle Époque Paris as tenor Scott Joiner and soprano Colette Boudreaux perform cabaret-style. Savor artfully prepared local fare by Meritage Executive Chef David Haner and his staff and bid on wine in our auction. November 10

PERFORMATHON Join us for a full day of student performances, food, contests and fun! Buy lunch or an item from the bake sale and support RMCMA students as they perform a marathon recital at our only student fundraiser. Look for your registration packet in the fall. Saturday, October 27, 10:00am-4:00pm

FEAST FOR THE SENSES

HOLIDAY SING AND PLAY-A-LONG – NEW THIS YEAR! FREE! We are very excited to collaborate with Lafayette’s “Home for the Holidays” program to offer an evening of holiday merriment. Sheet music and lyrics will be provided. Sing or play with RMCMA faculty members as we enjoy classic carols. Bring a dish to share in our potluck dinner. Saturday, December 1, 5:30pm-7:30pm

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MUSIC FROM THE INSIDE OUT FOR ALL CHILDREN This daytime concert is a chance for children with special needs to literally sit Inside the Orchestra! For 26 years the Junior Symphony Guild has presented orchestral music for children across metro Denver. The unique format gives the audience a chance to be surrounded by a rich sensory experience of listening, watching, and moving. InsidetheOrchestra.com. Date: Early February, 2013

TRANSFORMING THE RMCMA RMCMA is a wonderful space to learn about, experience, and create community through music. The facility, however, still needs a great deal of improvement! In the summers of 2010 and 2011 we renovated 4 of our 13 teaching studios, replaced the 28-year-old roof, updated and expanded the HVAC system, and created an important new Student Services Office adjacent to the main entrance. In late summer and early fall 2012 we plan to complete the following:

FESTIVAL OF DINNERS Working with local chefs and businesses, hosts have planned dinners, brunches, and other special events. Whatever your passion, you can find it at the Festival of Dinners – gourmet cuisine, fine wines, music, fashion, bridge, and much more. Proceeds benefit CMF & RMCMA. Visit Comusic.org in the spring for more information, and be sure to register early as events sell out quickly.

RENTALS Founders Hall and Grimes Recital Hall are both available to rent. They are perfect for meetings, concerts, parties, and even weddings. Founders Hall has a capacity of 150, while the Grimes Recital Hall holds 75. Both spaces have Steinway pianos. Rental fees start at $30 per hour. For more information, contact Ethan Hecht, hecht@COmusic.org, 303-665-0599 x102.

PICK A FRIEND ALL-SCHOOL RECITAL – NEW THIS YEAR! Invite a friend or two to participate in this fun school-wide recital. All are welcome to join! February 24

• Grading and drainage around the perimeter of the 1972 building • Complete new west side entrance and “Community Porch” with ADA ramp • Remove vinyl siding and paint the exterior • Landscape west side • Create a “Music Discovery Garden” of playable, outdoor instruments Over the next several seasons we will continue to renovate the building and work to raise funds for the Capital Campaign to support that work. In future years we hope to continue to improve the experience at RMCMA by renovating the remaining nine teaching studios, updating the community room/waiting area, adding a box office, and several other improvements. If you would like to discuss our renovations plans, have a tour of the building, or contribute, you can reach us in the following ways: • Call or email Ethan Hecht, hecht@COmusic.org, 303-665-0599 x102 • Mail your gift to 200 E. Baseline Road, Lafayette, CO 80026. Please include a note that the gift is for the Capital Campaign • Visit comusic.org/ways-to-support/ and click on the “Help Transform the RMCMA” tab Thank you for supporting the Capital Campaign. Your contribution will enhance the lives of those in our musical community for years to come!

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WAYS OF GIVING &SUPPORTING CMF & RMCMA is a non-profit 501(c)(3). A full 50% of our annual budget is contributed by foundations, businesses, and individuals who love music and believe in the power and importance of music education. We rely on contributions, grants, and business partnerships to make all of our programs possible. Please consider supporting our musical community. By contributing now, you help ensure the existence of CMF & RMCMA for generations to come.

The Annual Fund The Annual Fund helps support all of our activities at CMF & RMCMA, from private lessons to full symphony concerts. Regardless of the amount, gifts to the Annual Fund are the most essential because they can be directed to support the organization wherever the need is greatest.

Attend an Event CMF & RMCMA hosts a number of fundraising events throughout the year. There are events at RMCMA, the Shelby American Collection Museum, and other locations. See page 14 for more information.

Volunteer

HEARTSTRINGS Our musical community includes people of all ages, abilities, and financial resources. The Heartstrings Program began in 2000 as a way to include all interested students, giving them musical instruction and experience that they would not otherwise have access to because of financial limitations. Specifically, the goal of the Heartstrings Program is to ensure that any student of any age is able to access music study and performance. There are two branches of the Heartstrings Program, Tuition Assistance and the Musical Instrument Bank.

Tuition Assistance

We are always grateful to have volunteer help of any kind. Volunteers work on a variety of tasks from filing and data entry to sitting on event committees to lawn work and building maintenance. Contact the Student Services Office to offer your help.

The RMCMA never turns anyone away because of an inability to pay. This year $25,000 in contributed funds has been allocated to our Tuition Assistance Program, ensuring that quality music education is truly available to everyone. At any given time, between 20% and 35% of RMCMA students receive need-based tuition assistance.

Concert Sponsorship and Business Partnerships

Musical Instrument Bank

Increase awareness of your business as a leader in the community while supporting excellence in music education and performance. When you become a business partner or concert or event sponsor, you receive year-round marketing and visibility. A host of opportunities are available. Contact Louise Christopher at 303-665-0599 x106 or christopher@COmusic.org for more details.

The Musical Instrument Bank provides low-cost instrument rentals to families who are unable to purchase or rent an instrument through traditional avenues. The Bank has grown to a collection of more than 250 instruments - traditional band/orchestra instruments, guitars, keyboards, ukuleles and mandolins. Instruments are available on a sliding scale for as low as five dollars a month. We are very proud that, while many of these instruments are used by RMCMA students, a large majority are used by local 5th graders, enabling them to participate in their school instrumental music program. The majority of the instruments have been donated. Please consider donating your instrument.

Legacy Club Help make music a part of the lives of future generations by joining the Legacy Club. There are simple ways to add a codicil to your will or name us as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or IRA. To learn more, contact Julie Cohen at 303-449-1397 x2 or cohen@COmusic.org.

“The purpose of education is to realize the full potential of every child.” – DA N A GIO I A , F O RM ER C H A IRM A N OF T H E

N AT ION A L END OW M ENT F OR T H E A RT S

Over 200 public, home, and private school students from 47 different schools in 5 districts use musical instruments provided by the Instrument Bank each year.

Support We feel strongly that music education contributes to realizing the full potential of every child, and that no one should ever be denied the opportunity to explore and experience music due to financial circumstances. The success of this program relies heavily on the support of individual donors who choose to help us make the benefits of music education a reality for the students who need it most. If you would like to help support The Heartstrings Program please visit our website or contact Louise Christopher at 303-665-0599 x106 or Christopher@COmusic.org.

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POLICIES How to Register We are currently researching new systems to improve our registration process, especially the online registration capabilities. Visit comusic.org for up-to-date information on how to register. For individual lessons, please note that new students are enrolled in three paid lessons as a trial period. During that period you may switch teacher, time, day, or instrument. If you switch your teacher or instrument you will be enrolled in another three lesson trial period until you feel you have found a good match. After the trial period has ended all enrollments are for the remainder of the current term.

You may register in one of three ways: • Go to comusic.org, under “Music Education,” click “Enroll” and fill out the form. If you are registering for lessons you will be contacted to schedule lessons with the appropriate faculty member. For all other programs, you will be enrolled and a confirmation email will be sent to you as soon as possible.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

RMCMA will assess the level of interest in all classes and ensembles two weeks before each program begins. If we have not reached the minimum number of registrations but there is strong interest we will reassess and make a final decision one week prior to the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation all registered students will be notified as soon as possible.

Any outstanding balances must be paid before you may enroll in a new term. Accounts not paid in full by the last day of any term will incur a $25 late fee. The RMCMA reserves the right to suspend or discontinue instruction of any student whose account is more than 60 days past due. Accounts more than 120 days past due may be sent to a collection agency.

RE-ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

We accept Discover, Mastercard and Visa cards as well as cash, money order and check. Returned checks will incur a $25 fee.

Current individual students are offered the opportunity to reserve their day, time, and/or teacher for upcoming semesters before new students may enroll. A $50 deposit will save your spot. The deadlines are:

Term Deadline Winter/Spring 2013 Summer 2013 Fall 2013

November 30, 2012 May 3, 2013 July 5, 2013

TO CANCEL A LESSON

If you need to cancel a lesson, please contact your teacher directly. Faculty contact information is given out at the time of enrollment and/or at the first lesson. If you cannot find contact information for your teacher please call the office, 303-665-0599.

MISSED LESSON/CLASS POLICY

All lessons and classes missed due to faculty absence or emergency closure will be made up or credited to your account. For lessons, each student is allowed one excused absence per semester. An absence is excused with 24 hours notice or due to illness. Excused absences will be made up at a date and time scheduled between the student and the teacher. There is one week reserved for make-up lessons at the end of the Fall and Winter/Spring terms. Faculty members are required to make only two attempts to schedule make-up lessons. Any excused lessons not made up by the end of the make-up weeks will be credited to your account. Credits not used within one year are forfeited. Credits for student-initiated absences are not available for Tuition Assistance Students. With the exception of Music Together® classes, there are no make-ups for student absences in classes/ensembles.

• Fill out the form at the back of this catalog and mail or fax it to the address/fax number on the form. If you are registering for lessons you will be contacted to schedule lessons with the appropriate faculty member. For all other programs, you will be enrolled and a confirmation letter or email will be sent to you as soon as possible.

LATE ARRIVALS

• Call us at 303-665-0599, or stop by the school, 200 E. Baseline Road, Lafayette, CO 80026. It is helpful if you fill out the form at the back of the catalog so that you have all of the information necessary.

If RMCMA cancels a class for any reason, all fees will be refunded. If you need to cancel your registration any paid tuition, not including the Registration Fee, is refundable up to one week before the start of any class or lesson. Tuition is not refundable with less than one week’s notice, as your space has been saved and may not be filled by someone else. In rare circumstances, students may be allowed to withdraw and have fees refunded due to documented serious illness or financial hardship.

Please note that all registrations will be charged an annual registration fee of $30 per student or $50 per family. This fee helps to cover the cost of our registration system and processes. The registration fee is non-refundable unless RMCMA cancels your program. For individual lessons, a non-refundable $50 deposit is required to save your spot in the schedule. For all other programs/classes you must pay your bill in full or set up an installment plan when you register. See the section on Tuition below for more information.

Students who are involved in sports or other extracurricular activities are advised to consider those schedules when enrolling. Please note: At the time of registration private lesson students may arrange to complete scheduled lessons prior to the end of the term.

Please note: all policies are subject to change.

Due to busy faculty schedules, all lessons/classes/ensembles will end at the scheduled time. Teachers and students are expected to wait for ten minutes to allow for late arrivals. Time missed due to late faculty arrivals will be made up.

CANCELLATION POLICY

RMCMA reserves the right to change instructors or formats, or discontinue any class due to lack of enrollment without incurring any liability or obligation. RMCMA will notify students/families as soon as possible regarding any changes or cancellations.

SCHEDULE CHANGES

Individual lessons may be rescheduled once per term if space allows. All subsequent changes will incur a $25 change fee.

TUITION POLICIES

Tuition is charged for the entire term or remainder of the term at the time of registration. Students who pay their entire bill will receive a 5% discount if the tuition is more than $200. If you choose not to pay the entire bill, you must enroll in an installment plan. Installment plans may be billed monthly or can be set up as automatic recurring payments on your credit card. Installment plans will be billed on the 15th of each month with payments due or deducted on the first of the month and must be re-initiated each term.

TUITION DISCOUNTS

Families with more than one registration will receive a 5% discount on each subsequent registration. Adults over the age of 59 receive a 10% discount for lessons scheduled before 2:30pm Monday through Friday. These and any other discounts offered may not be combined.

TUITION ASSISTANCE

The Heartstrings Program provides need-based tuition assistance for students who cannot afford the full cost of registration. There are no forms required to receive tuition assistance. If you cannot afford the full cost of registration simply ask for tuition assistance when you register. Tuition assistance is awarded by term: Fall, Winter/Spring or Summer. When you register for future semesters please inform the registrar if you would like to continue receiving tuition assistance.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT BANK

The Heartstrings Program has approximately 250 instruments available for rental for students/families who cannot afford to buy or rent elsewhere. Instruments may be rented for any length of time. Rental fees are a sliding scale from $5 to $40 a month. If you need to rent an instrument please call or visit the Student Services Office, 303-665-0599.

MEDIA RELEASE

Unless notified in advance in writing, enrolled students/families give permission for CMF&RMCMA to record visually and/or aurally all lessons, classes, and other activities without advance notice, and to publish those recordings royalty-free in print, audio and electronic formats including but not limited to catalogs, brochures, print advertisements, grant applications, and the website.

EMERGENCY CLOSURES

If RMCMA closes for any reason a recording will be placed on the outgoing message of the phone system and every effort will be made to email students/families affected. All lessons missed due to emergency closure will be made up or credited to your account.

BUILDING RULES

There are countless individuals who work hard to make RMCMA an open and welcoming place for all. Please be respectful of people and property in our building. Please inform the office of any issue you have with or in our building. Adults are expected to model good behavior for the younger members of our community. As a courtesy to others, please walk and talk quietly when outside of lessons/classes. Wireless internet service is available in the building. The access code is posted around the building and is also available in the office.

SUPERVISING CHILDREN

Children are the responsibility of parents/caregivers outside of teaching studios and any time they are not in a lesson or class. To ensure your child’s safety, please pick him/her up promptly at the classroom/studio. Students ten years of age and younger must be supervised by an adult caregiver while waiting for lessons and/or classes to begin. Adults are expected to model good behavior.

DISMISSAL

RMCMA reserves the right to dismiss any student/family due to overdue tuition payments, noncompliance with policies or any reason determined to be a serious impediment to a successful musical experience.

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FACULTY Christine Armstrong (piano, Suzuki) International diplomas in piano performance/pedagogy from England and Canada. Uses Carnegie Royal Conservatory Achievement program, National Guild of Piano Teachers curriculum, and the Suzuki method. Anne Brennand (cello, Suzuki) BM California Institute of the Arts; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1992. Performs with the Boulder Philharmonic, Greeley Philharmonic, and Serenata String Quartet. Winner of Denes Koromzay Chamber Music Award.

Amanda Bryant (music therapy) BM Arizona State University (musical theatre & music therapy); neurologic music therapy training at CSU; board-certified. Member of American Music Therapy Association. Specializes in treating autism, Down syndrome, visual impairment, cerebral palsy, and Williams syndrome. Advanced training in deaf/blind & sensory integration dysfunction. Service provider for Imagine!

Dave Camp (saxophone, flute, clarinet, jazz)

Byron Dudrey (bass-acoustic/electric) BM Kansas State University; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1994. Area freelance musician.

Jennifer Dunn (conductor) BS University of Alabama; MME CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1998. Member of the Colorado Music Educators Association. Teaches in the Boulder Valley School District. Area freelance musician. Alexandra Eddy (violin, viola, theory) BA CU-Boulder; PhD Stanford University. Teaching since 1974. Teaching includes CU-Boulder and the Sweet Briar College. Performs with Opera Lafayette (Washington D.C.) and the Mercury Ensemble.

BM Berklee College of Music. Teaching since 1994. Extensive performance experience including Los Angeles studio work, Monterey Jazz Festival, and Catalina Jazz Festival. Studied with Billy Pierce, Joe Viola, Julius Baker, Paul Rienzi. Leader of the Dave Camp Band. Appears on numerous recordings.

Rachel Fetler (voice)

Dan Castillo (tuba)

Kat Fritz (violin, viola, Music Together®, Suzuki) BS University Nebraska-Lincoln; viola performance studies at Lawrence University. Teaching since 1994. Registered Music Together® instructor. Former principal violist, Saratoga Chamber Orchestra. Founder & former Music Director, Whidbey Island Orchestras.

BME University of Georgia; MM CU-Boulder; DMA CU-Boulder. Performs with the Wyoming Symphony, Longmont Symphony, and Junior Symphony Guild’s Inside the Orchestra. Finalist for positions with many orchestras and bands across the U.S. Area freelance musician.

Danielle Chollet (trombone, baritone) BM/BME SUNY-Crane School of Music; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1992. Performs with the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Denver Center Attractions, and Colorado Ballet. Steve Christopher (Jazz Studies) BME/MME CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1967. Retired Director of Jazz Studies and Director of Bands at Fairview High School. Retired Instrumental Music Coordinator for BVSD. Colorado Jazz Works faculty and noted judge and clinician. Jazz Educator of the Year (1991) and member of the CMEA Hall of Fame. Area freelance musician. James Cline (guitar-acoustic/electric) BM Utah State University; MM/DMA CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1989. Teaching includes Regis University and Front Range Community College. Performs solo and chamber music. Founding member of Mountain Music Duo. Nayantara Desai (piano, music theory, music history, improvisation) BM University of Wisconsin-Madison; MM University of Miami. Active performer, clinician, and educator for the past 16 years. Featured guest composer/arranger at the Festival of Women Composers at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremy Dittus (Dalcroze Education) BM Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory; MM Cincinnati CollegeConservatory; DMA CU-Boulder; Dalcroze License/Certificate Longy School of Music; Diplôme Supérieur Jaques-Dalcroze Institute and Conservatory of Music, Switzerland. Has taught piano, theory, and eurhythmics since 2004. Active piano recitalist in U.S., Switzerland, and Italy. Speaks French. 18

Bonnie Draina (Body Mapping) BM Drew University; MM Westminster Choir College; DMA CU-Boulder. Licensed teacher of Body Mapping through Andover Educators, an organization of music educators committed to saving, securing, and enhancing musical careers by providing accurate information about the body in movement.

BA Pomona College; MM New England Conservatory. Teaching since 1990. Also teaches at Boulder Arts Academy. Performs with Boulder Bach Festival and Opera Colorado and is founder of the baroque ensemble, La Liaison.

Ruth Galloway (violin, viola, Suzuki) BS University of Missouri-Kansas City; PhD Case Western Reserve. Teaching since 1990. Has performed with the Boulder Philharmonic, Longmont Symphony, CU Lyric Theater, Colorado MahlerFest, Boulder Sinfonia, Four Seasons Chamber Orchestra, and Sonora. Area freelance musician. Maria Gonsalves Schimpf (music therapy) BM Peabody Conservatory; MA University of Wyoming; MA New York University. Advanced training in Analytical Music Therapy. Therapist since 2003. Clinical specialties include children with severe emotional disturbance, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, abuse disorders, chemical addictions, depression, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders.

Sarah Goodroad (Ukulele Social Club) Cello performance studies University of Northern Colorado. Chamber coach for UNC-Strings Project Program. Received Colorado Statement of Eligibility to teach K-12 music. Teaching since 1997. Founder of Boulder Ukelele Group. Area freelance musician.

Shari Griswold (Music Together®) BM University of Michigan. Teaching since 1989. Registered Music Together ® instructor. Orff certification with Lynn Kleiner of Music Rhapsody.

Barb Grout (piano, Suzuki, Recreational Music Making) BM University of Miami. Teaching since 1982. Board Officer for the Boulder Area Music Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association. Board-certified music therapist and MusikGarten licensee. Special training in music learning theory.

Brian Jack (bassoon) BM/BME Ithaca College; MM/DMA CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2005. Executive Director of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras. Area freelance musician. Mary Jungerman (clarinet, saxophone, Native American flute) BM/MM University of Houston; DMA CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1966. Performs with the Greeley Philharmonic, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival, Boulder Philharmonic, and Sonora Chamber Ensemble. Founding member of “3 of 3.” Fulbright scholar. Speaks German and French.

Marci Kalish (Music Together®) BM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2006. Registered Music Together® instructor. Former touring member of Up With People. Carolyn Kuban (harp, music therapy) BM Eastman School of Music; MM Colorado State University (neurologic music therapy). Therapist since 1994. Works with all ages in schools, treatment centers, nursing homes, and community agencies including Imagine! Scott Martin (piano, theory) BA New England Conservatory; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1992. Teaching includes CU-Boulder, DU High School, and CU-Denver. Performance experience includes studio work in New York, jazz piano and music theater.

Nancy McNeill (violin, viola, Suzuki) BM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1972. Suzuki training with Dr. William Starr. Studied with Oswald Lehnert, Jessi Ceci, and Denes Koramzay. Performs with the Boulder Philharmonic and Musica Antiqua and leads Bacchus Entertainment. Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba, baroque cello) Artist Diploma Oberlin College Conservatory; BM Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Teaching since 1983. Teaching includes the Interlochen Center for the Arts, CU-Boulder, Regis University, and the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute. Guest artist with Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, and Boulder Bach Festival. Has released numerous recordings.

Sarah Murray (violin, Suzuki) BM Valparaiso University; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2001. Suzuki training with Edward Kreitman and William Starr. Member of the Orelia String Quartet. Faye Nepon (piano, voice) BS Excelsior College; Harand School of Musical Theater in Chicago; Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University; San Francisco State University. Teaching since 1983. Teaching includes Accadema Musicale of Florence, Niccolo Paganini Conservatory of Genoa, Bernstein School of Musical Theater of Bologna, and Community School of the Arts. Specializes in jazz, ethnic song, and musical theater. Appears on two recordings. Speaks Italian.

Devon Park (horn) BM University of Nebraska; MM Northwestern University. Teaching since 1986. Teaching includes University of Northern Colorado, Rocky Ridge Music Camp, Boulder Public Schools, Colorado Christian University, Colorado State University, CU-Boulder, and Metropolitan State University of Denver. Performs with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Greeley Philharmonic, and Central City Opera Orchestra.


Jennifer Pauley (flute, Suzuki) BM University of Wyoming, MM Texas Tech University. Teaching since 2000. Major teachers include Pam Endsley, Maralyn Prestia, Lisa Garner Santa, Rod Garnett. Board Member, Colorado Flute Association.

Rick Pruitt (guitar-acoustic/electric) BM University of Miami. Teaching since 1985. Styles include popular, classical, and flamenco. Teachers include Rene Heredia, Charles Wolzien, and Juan Mercadal. Area freelance musician. Michael Quam (guitar-acoustic/electric, ukelele, recording engineer) BM/MM Florida State University. Certificate of Computers in Music. Teaching since 1994. Teachers include Bruce Holzman, Stephen Robinson, and Rex Willis. Solo and chamber musician. Records numerous local performing groups. Ysmael Reyes (flute, piccolo) BM Instituto Universitario de Estudios Musicales; MM University of Iowa; DMA CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1999. Performs as a soloist and orchestral player. Prizewinner of the First Latin American Flute Competition, Dante Alighieri Society. Principal flute with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. Speaks Spanish.

Margaret Romero (trumpet) BM University of Wisconsin-Madison; MM (DMA in progress) CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2003. Former trumpet studio teaching assistant and graduate assistant/coordinator for the Entrepreneurship Center for Music (CU-Boulder). Member of the Wyoming Symphony and former member of the Flatirons Brass Quintet. Area freelance musician and arts administrator.

Marcelo Sanches (cello) BM Oberlin Conservatory; MM & DMA CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1996. Principal cellist of the Greeley Philharmonic. Also performs solo and chamber music. First Prize Winner of the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Nationals (2004).

Annie Savage (mandolin, fiddle, violin) BM/BEd Boston Conservatory/Berklee College of Music; MME CU-Boulder. Additional study in early childhood music/Dalcroze Eurhythmics Longy School of Music. Teaching since 1995. Orchestra Director at Peak to Peak Charter School.

Danny Schade (percussion) BM/BME CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2006. Plays drums for progressive acoustic rock band, Tonescape. Performs with the Steamboat Symphony, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Broomfield Civic Orchestra, Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, CU Opera, and Colorado Light Opera.

Deborah Schmit-Lobis (piano, improvisation, composition) BM piano pedagogy and performance CU-Boulder. Teaching for 18 years. Active freelancer including national and international touring and major local groups. Works with Central City Opera and Opera School outreach program. Appears on several recordings.

Jeff Scroggins (banjo, mandolin) Internationally known performer, recording artist, and teacher. Teaching since 1987. Award winner at many national banjo competitions. Teaches at national/international music workshops and camps. Bandleader of bluegrass band Jeff Scroggins and Colorado.

Amanda Setlik (piano, Suzuki) BM University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; MM (DMA in progress) CU-Boulder, additional studies Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. Teaching since 1999. Performance experience includes international music festivals, solo, ensemble, and collaborative projects. Emma Shubin (flute, Suzuki, Music Together®) Registered Music Together® instructor; Level 2 Dalcroze Certification Longy School of Music; BM (in-progress) CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2001. Performed at the Interlochen Arts Academy and The International Dalcroze Congress in Geneva, Switzerland. Olga Shylayeva (piano, flute, piccolo) MM Kiev State Conservatory. Teaching since 1989. Teaching includes the Boulder Arts Academy, Kiev Conservatory/ Kiev Institute of Culture, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, and Christchurch International School. Naxos chamber music recording, 1999. Alejandro (Alex) Sierra (voice, piano) BA University of Campeche-Mexico; MM CU-Boulder. Teaching since 1991. Performs with Denver Opera Company. Choir director at St. Martin de Porres Church. Former section leader/soloist with the State Choir of Jalisco (Mexico). Speaks Spanish and Italian. Kit Simon (guitar, mandolin) BS University of Rhode Island. Teaching since 1997. Professional singer/musician since 1976. Owner of a local music shop since 1991. Jeanne Turner (piano) BA Fort Lewis College. Teaching since 1980. Performs solo and collaboratively. Is certified in the Let’s Start Music program for the young beginner. Member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Kaori Uno (bassoon) BM Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music; MM/ Post-Masters Professional Certificate CU-Boulder. Teaching since 2009. Performs with the Longmont Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Steamboat Springs Festival, Greeley Philharmonic, and Boulder Chamber Orchestra. Speaks Japanese. Tenly Williams (oboe, english horn) BM Eastman School of Music; MM University of Texas at Austin. Teaching since 2000. Performs with the Boulder Philharmonic and Colorado Chamber Orchestras and is the principal oboist of the Steamboat Springs Orchestra. Founding member of the Mountain Music Duo.

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SCHOOL OFFICE Phone: 303-665-0599 Fax: 303-664-5965 200 E. Baseline Rd. Lafayette, CO 80026 Hours: 10am-6pm, Monday through Friday except during the summers when we close at 4pm on Fridays.

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CMF & RMCMA STAFF Michael Christie Music Director 303-449-1397 Catherine Underhill Executive Director 303-449-1397 x5 | underhill@COmusic.org Kat Fritz Education Director 303-665-0599 x101 | fritz@COmusic.org Ethan Hecht School Operations Manager 303-665-0599 x102 | hecht@COmusic.org

CMF & RMCMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Jim Williams – President, Jane Houssiere – President Elect, John Bernard, David Brunel, Jan Burton, Deborah Clem, Kitty Dawson, Norma Ekstrand, Louise Grauer, Doree Hickman, Connie Holden, Madeleine Holland, Timothy Johnson, Gary Joiner, Caryl Kassoy, Glenn Lenzen, Arthur Lieb, Ted Lupberger, Melissa Mahaney, Victoria Marschner, Gretchen Minekime, Christopher B. Mueller, Bill Obermeier, Maryann Ruck, Timothy Schoechle, Walter Sharp, Alden Sherman, TK Smith, Jack Walker

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