Fabulous opportunity for music lovers at UCF

Orchestra

Orchestra (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee)

 

Day School: The Development of the Orchestra

 

Date: Saturday 27 April 2013 | 10am-4pm

 

Venue: University Centre Folkestone

 

This fascinating day school explores the development of the orchestra through history, with a study of the instruments and ensembles, and the idea of orchestration. The sound of the acoustic instruments that make up the orchestra is compared with sample technology. The orchestra’s place in film music is used to demonstrate its immense range of colour in sound.

 

Cost: £25 | code: cccuds71

 

The course tutor, Barry Seaman, is an internationally recognised award winning composer and lecturer, currently working on a large scale opera project about the life of Mirabai.  A sample of his music, performed in Canada, can be found here:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIyhg8e04cI

 

 For further details of the courses and to book go to

 

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/community-arts-education/day-schools/summer-2013.asp

 

or contact April Doyle, Programmes Administrator CAE, Canterbury Christ Church University, 01227 863451 email april-christine.doyle@canterbury.ac.uk

 

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