Midsummer Arts at Qualia:
A Workshop for Dreamers and Creators
Introduction to Musicianship, Performance, and Recording
Instructor: JC Wright
Dates: July 25-August 19, 2022 (Monday- Friday, 9am-3pm)
This class is designed to improve the musicianship of beginner and intermediate instrumentalists. Students can expect to learn the fundamentals of listening, reading, performing, and recording music. Band members will collaborate on designing a setlist, and the class will culminate with both a live performance and the release of a short recorded album!
Week 1: Reading Music, Ear Training
Week 2: Rhythm, Harmony
Week 3: Songwriting and Improvisation
Week 4: Recording Techniques and Performance Rehearsal
As a multi-instrumentalist improviser and music theorist, JC was arranging and performing music with Jason Mraz in front of audiences of 20,000 people when he was 15 years old. JC has been in marching bands, jazz bands, pit orchestras, and improvisational bands for dancers and silent film festivals. JC’s inspirations include James Brown, Vulfpeck, and Pink Floyd among many others. He believes the best songs are those with grooves that make you move!
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