School of Music: Community Outreach

Community Outreach

The KSU School of Music provides a variety of community engagement activities and workshops for students from elementary age to adult. We encourage you to explore our programs by clicking on the links below.




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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Registration fee is 25$ which includes lunch and t-shirt. Deadline is October 1, 2014 (t-shirt deadline) - Sponsored by Voss Violins

Download the Flyer (PDF)

Register Online here

For more information contact Allyson Fleck

Viola Faculty

8:30 a.m.
CHECK IN AT REGISTRATION DESK (Bailey Center Lobby)

9-9:50 a.m.
Viola Choir

10-10:50 a.m.
Technique Class

11-11:50 a.m.
Eurhythmics Class

12-12:40 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (food and soda provided)
Special Presentation by Stephanie Voss of Voss Violins

12:45-1:30 p.m.
Performance by KSU Faculty

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Fiddle Class and Performance by Danny Bermel

2:50-3:20 p.m.
Viola Choir

3:30 p.m.
Student Performance

Viola Faculty

Allyson Fleck

Allyson Fleck


Catherine Lynn

Catherine Lynn


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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Register | Faculty | Schedule | Parking/Directions | Download Poster

High School Brass Musicians: Work with the finest brass players in the Southeast and perform in the Bailey Performance Center!

Register

Please register by February 2, 2015.
The $25 registration fee includes lunch and Brass Blast! T-shirt. Register online. Register online now.

Faculty

Jason Eklund image

Jason Eklund, horn


Doug Lindsey image

Doug Lindsey, trumpet

Tom Witte image

Thomas Witte, horn

Tom Gibson image

Tom Gibson, trombone

Bernard Flythe image

Bernard Flythe, tuba/euphonium

Schedule:

Schedule: Saturday, February 14, 2015

Coming Soon!

Parking/Directions

On Saturdays, free parking is available in Lots D and E, located on either side of the Bailey Performance Center. Download a PDF of the KSU Arts District with driving directions.

Contact

Doug Lindsey | School of Music
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road #3201
Kennesaw, GA 30144
678-797-2488
dlinds15@kennesaw.edu

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Please join KSU professor of clarinet John Warren and special guest, Atlanta Symphony clarinetist Ted Gurch, for a full day of clarinet immersion!

Register

Please register by February 16, 2015.
The $25 registration fee includes lunch and Clarinet Day T-shirt. Register online now.

Faculty

Ted Gurch, clarinet

Ted Gurch, clarinet


John Warren, clarinet

John Warren, clarinet

Schedule:

Saturday, February 21, 2015


     Schedule coming soon!

Parking/Directions

On Saturdays, free parking is available in Lots D and E, located on either side of the Bailey Performance Center. Download a PDF of the KSU Arts District with driving directions.

Contact

John Warren | School of Music
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road #3201
Kennesaw, GA 30144
404-668-0268
jwarre35@kennesaw.edu

Summer Arts Intensives
Monday-Friday, June 1-5, 2015

Acting | Dance | Music | Musical Theatre | Art & Design

Acting

Test your mettel: immerse yourself in the actor’s craft! This five-day program is designed for students who are dedicated to the art of acting. Participants will collaborate with like-minded peers and be taught by the accomplished professional theatre artists of KSU’s award-winning performance faculty.

Master classes in acting, movement, voice & speech and stage combat will culminate in a final performance.

This program is limited to 20 participants so please register early.

Schedule of Events

KSU Faculty:
Harrison Long, Head of Acting
Henry Scott

Dance

The KSU Summer Dance Intensive provides high school students an opportunity to experience technical and artistic growth in an environment that fosters creativity and learning. Students will study with dance professors at KSU, and experience a variety of dance technique and theoretical courses that are an integral part of dance education at this university. Students will take classes in modern, ballet, African and jazz technique, as well as experience theory classes in dance history and kinesiology. Faculty will set choreographic repertory that will be performed by the students in a concert at the end of the intensive. The Department of Dance at KSU also offers incentive scholarships every year to outstanding students who attend the intensive.

Click here for more information about the Department of Dance at KSU.

The clinic is open to rising 9th-12th grade students, and rising college freshmen.

Music

Band & Orchestra

Students perform in a string ensemble or wind ensemble, and full orchestra or jazz ensemble. Each day has dedicated time for chamber music with a faculty coach.

Classical & Jazz Guitar

Dedicated high school guitarists will benefit from the opportunity to participate in small groups, play in the guitar ensemble, receive individual instruction and take part in the full intensive offerings. Enrollment is limited in this area, so apply early.

Piano

This is a terrific opportunity for serious high school pianists looking to improve their skills. Students will receive individual instruction, work in small groups, and take part in full camp offerings. Apply early to ensure a space in this limited-enrollment camp.

Week Schedule

Musical Theatre

The musical theatre intensive is offered to high school studnets who are serious about honing the necessary skills to perform in musical theatre on the collegiate level. Acting, dance, and vocal skills workshops will be led by KSU faculty and local professionals. The weeklong sessions will culminate in a musical theatre presentation performed by the workshop participants.

Schedule of Events

KSU Faculty:
Judy Cole
Henry Scott
Jana Young

Art and Design Intensive

The KSU Summer Visual Arts Clinic allows high school students to experience life as a KSU visual arts major. Through this experience you will explore a variety of media such as ceramics, mixed media, drawing, software and Internet applications, technology, bookmaking, and printmaking with KSU faculty and/or visual arts majors. This weeklong clinic gives students the chance to further develop their skills and strengthen their portfolios while enhancing their creativity. Participants will also have opportunities to interact with students in music, dance, and musical theatre. At the end of the week, a pin-up show will highlight student work. There is a $30 material fee and remember seating is limited to 15 students, so apply early!

KSU Faculty:
Valerie Dibble
Diana Gregory
April Munson
Keith Smith
Pipar West

Interested in a summer arts program or arts camp? If you live in the metro Atlanta area, join our Summer Arts Intensive June 1-6 at the College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University!

Choose from acting, art & design, dance, music, or musical theatre. The registration fee of $295 for the week includes lunch each day and an awesome T-shirt to show off to your friends.

Participants who attend the Summer Arts Intensive are eligible for SCHOLARSHIPS for attending Kennesaw State University College of the Arts after high school graduation.

At the end of the summer arts intensive, you'll show off your achievements to friends and family during public performances and exhibitions.

Register online at www.KSUSummerArtsIntensive.com or call 770-423-6614. Deadline is May 16, but register as soon as possible because space is limited.

Apply Online!

For students entering grades 9-12 in 2014-2015. This program is offered only during the day; no overnight accomodations are available. If you have further questions, please e-mail ccolli61@kennesaw.edu

String Project

Community and Alumni Choir

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