http://www.sahornsoc.org

5th National Horn Workshop:  9 – 11 August 2012

Presented by the S.A. Horn Society in collaboration with the Kimberley Academy of Music

Venue: NIHE New Park Campus, 31 Scanlan Street, New Park, Kimberley. Tel 083 4117611

 

Guest clinicians:

Susan McCullough (Professor at the Lamont School of Music, Univ. of Denver)

Steve Gross (Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara) with assistant artist: Julie Callahan Gross (Principal Horn; Topanga Symphony)

 

ENTRY FORM:

 

 

NAME & SURNAME

 

 
 

ADDRESS

 

 
 

EMAIL

 

  TEL.  
Any special dietary requirements?   Any special hosting (accommodation) requirements?  
Would you like to perform in a master class?   Would you like to perform in a concert?  
If yes; please provide the details of the piece: If yes; please provide the details of the piece:
Title:

 

  Title:  
Composer:

 

  Composer:  
Movement:

 

  Movement:  

 


 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

 

1.      Closing date for entries: 31 July 2012

2.      Cost (accommodation & meals included):

Students, Scholars & SAHS members: R 250 / Adults: R 300 / Day fee for visitors: R 100

Participants will be accommodated in private homes. Hotel and/or B & B accommodation is available at additional cost. Should you prefer to stay in such accommodation, please indicate this on the application form and information will be sent to you.

3.      Registration:

The application form must reach the SAHS office by 31 July 2012.

E-mail: kam@worldonline.co.za

Postal address:KimberleyAcademy ofMusic,PO Box 305,Kimberley, 8300

Fax: 086 601 4160

4.      Payment:

Full payment must be made by the closing date to:

“Kimberley Academy of Music”

              First National Bank: Code: 231002 (New Park)

              Acc. No. 620 880 72766 Type:  Cheque.

Please use your name and surname  followed by “SAHS” as beneficiary reference.

5.       Guest Clinicians:

Dr. Steven Gross, is Professor of Horn and Brass Coordinator at UCSB. He is a former member of the Atlanta Symphony, National Symphony, and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.  International solo appearances include the Orchester der Stadt Vöcklabruck in Austria, Royal Academy of Music in London, Moscow Conservatory, Hornclass in the Czech Republic, and the L’Abri International Arts Festival in Switzerland.

Dr. Gross has released four solo CDs with orchestra on the Summit label. He has been faculty artist at the First International Music Festival at SIAS University in China, and Visiting Professor at the National Taiwan University for Arts. His prizes include the Stich-Punto Commemorative Plaque from the Czech Horn Society, and First Prize in the Heldenleben Solo Horn Competition.

 

Susan McCullough is a professor at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver, in the United States of America, and a respected and experienced French horn recitalist. She performs regularly at horn society conferences around the world, and as a soloist in America. She often performs in tandem with her son, Jesse McCormick the second horn in the Cleveland Orchestra In 2008, Susan hosted the 40th International Horn Symposium at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. This Symposium set record attendance of over 800 participants. She has attended horn workshops inSouth Africa on previous occasions where she delivered recitals and lectures.

 


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

Thursday, 9 August

17:00 Arrival and final registration. Venue: NIHE New Park Campus (NPC) 31 Scanlan Street, New Park, Kby.

Collection by hosts. Supper with hosts.

19:30 – 21:45 Public Concert: Venue:  William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG)

Proposed Programme in random order  (+/- 2 hours of music):

1. UFS Octet (30 min)

2. Cape Town Horn Quartet (20 min)

3. Steve Gross (20 min)

(Interval: 10 mins)

4. Susan McCullough (20 min)

5. Steve & Julie Gross (20 min)

22:00 Collected by hosts. Sleep at hosts

 

Friday, 10 August

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome address: Venue: C1

Presenter: SAHS President.

09:15 – 10:00 Senior Warm up 1: Venue: C1

Presenter: Susan McCullough

 

Junior Warm up 1: Venue: A21

Presenter: Julie Gross

Ensemble rehearsal  1: Venue: A5

E.g. Mozart octet.

Horns: ____________     ______________

Presenter: Steve Gross

10:00 – 11:00 Public rehearsal 1: Venue: C1

Public rehearsal with the University of the Free State (UFS) Wind Octet. (Horn players may be alternated during the course of the rehearsal)

Presenter: Steve Gross

11:00 – 11:30

TEA: Venue: C2

11:30 – 12:30 Master Class 1: Venue: C1

Soloists:

1. _______________________    Item: _______________________

2. _______________________    Item: _______________________

3. _______________________    Item: _______________________

Presenter: Steve Gross, Accompanist: Pamela Kierman

Ensemble rehearsal  2: Venue: A5

E.g. Beethoven sextet.

Horns: ____________     ______________

Presenter: Susan McCullough

12:30 – 13:30

Light lunch: Venue: C2

13:30 – 14:30 Master Class 2: Venue: C1

Soloists:

1. _______________________    Item: _______________________

2. _______________________    Item: _______________________

3. _______________________    Item: _______________________

Presenter: Susan McCullough, Accompanist: Pamela Kierman

Ensemble rehearsal  3: Venue: A5

E.g. Brass quintet

Tpt 1:____________Tpt 2:___________

Hn:_____________Trb:  _____________

Tuba: ___________

Presenter: Steve Gross

14:30 – 16:00 Mass Blast rehearsal 1: Venue: C1

(Including other instruments)

Presenter: Sean Kierman

16:00 – 16:30 Depart to “O Sole Mio” Game Farm
16:30 – 17:30 Game drive
18:00 – 20:00 Ensemble Concert on the farm:

Proposed Programme in random order  (+/- 100 minutes of music) – Ensembles only:

1. Workshop octet – Mozart (20 min)

2. Workshop sextet – Beethoven (20 min)

3. Brahms horn duets – Susan McCullough & Robert van Zyl (10 min)

4. Oceans 5 (15 minutes)

5. Mass Blast (15 min)

20:00 – 22:00 Braai on Game Farm
22:00 Return to Kimberley with hosts

 

Saturday, 11 August

 

09:00 – 09:30 Senior Warm up 2: Venue: C1

Presenter: Julie Gross

Junior Warm up 2: Venue: A21

Presenter: Susan McCullough

09:30 – 10:30 Lecture 1: Venue: C1

The horn in chamber music (With UFS woodwinds and workshop brass quintet)

Presenter: Steve Gross

10:30 – 11:30 Public meeting: Venue: C1

The SA Horn Society and its future

Presenter: SAHS President

11:30 – 12:30 Mass Blast rehearsal 2: Venue: C1

Presenter: Sean Kierman

11:30 – 12:00 Depart to Kimberley Open Mine Museum (+/- 5 km’s)
12:00 – 13:30 Concert at  Kimberley Open Mine Museum

1. Workshop 8tet – Mozart (20 min)

2. Workshop sextet – Beethoven (20 min)

3. Brahms horn duets – Susan & Robert (10 min)

4. Oceans 5 (15 minutes)

5. Mass Blast (15 min)

13:30 – 13:45 Closing: SAHS President
13:45 – 15:00 Lunch and visit of tourist attractions at Open Mine Museum (Own cost)

 

 

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