Shell Lake Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop(TM) with Preston Duncan, Director

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Shell Lake Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop(TM) with Preston Duncan, Director


Required Family Contribution: $130.00
Meals and Lodging: $130.00
Credit Card Processing Fee: $8.07
MAA Contribution (amount loaned to you): $390.00

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Date: 7/28/2019 - 8/2/19

Time: Overnight Residential Camp

Location: Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake, WI

Age Requirement: For students who have completed grades 6 - 11

Faculty: Dr. Preston Duncan (Director), Dr. Ben Cold (Instructor), Dr. Alastair Wright (Instructor), and Casey Rafn (Accompanist)


The Shell Lake Arts Center in partnership with Yamaha is proud to present Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop™ with Dr. Preston Duncan, Director. You will receive instruction from a team of top performers and gifted educators. This program is designed to meet the needs of participants from various backgrounds. Each day is structured to comprise a series of events and classes, including saxophone ensemble, in which all enrolled will play. There will be sessions devoted to saxophone literature, and to the interpretation of music. The performance in class of solos and chamber music is both welcomed and encouraged. In addition, a wide range of materials prepared by the instructors will be given to each person enrolled. Class sessions each day are planned to cover virtually every aspect of saxophone pedagogy, including:

  • Tone Production

  • Vibrato

  • Articulation

  • Phrasing

  • Reeds and Reed Adjustment

  • Mouthpieces

  • Tuning and Intonation

  • Methods and Materials

  • Repertory

  • Extended Techniques

  • Student Preview Concert - Thursday 4:00 PM (subject to change)

  • Student Solo Concert - Friday 10:00AM (subject to change)

  • Final Student Ensemble Performance - Friday 1:00PM (subject to change)

Visit the Shell Lake Arts Center website for more details.