Friday, November 10, 2006

2006 Whitewater Winter Bassfest Brochure

Registration Form • WINTER BASSFEST • February 11, 2006 Your early registration facilitates our planning for this event-please register early. Name _________________________________________________ SS# ________________________________ DOB ____________ Address __________________________________________City _______________________ State _______ Zip _________________ Home Phone ( ______ ) ____________________________________ Work Phone ( _______ ) ________________________________ School now attending _____________________________________ Grade ________ Gender M F Years of bass exp. ________ Orchestra director _________________________________Private instructor ______________________________________________ T-Shirt (Adult Size) S M L XL XXL You must register by January 7 to guarantee a t-shirt at the Bassfest. ____________Total enclosed ($45.00) Make check payable to UW-Whitewater. Register by phone: MasterCard or Visa call 1-800-622-0350 MasterCard Visa Card number ______________________________ Exp. date _________ Name of cardholder _______________________________ Mail: Winter Bassfest, UW-Whitewater, Roseman Bldg. Room 2005, 800 West Main St., Whitewater, WI 53190. On-line: http// conteduc/camps.html Questions should be directed to or 262-472-3165 Fax: 262-472-5241 I understand that the University may take photographs of participants and activities. I agree that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs relating to the promo- tion of future events. I relinquish all rights that I may claim in relation to use of photographs. Signature of parent or guardian _______________________________________________ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES Roseman Bldg. Room 2005 800 West Main Street Whitewater, WI 53190

Winter Bassfest February 11, 2006 About the Bassfest You are cordially invited to attend the third annual Whitewater Winter Bassfest! This will be a fun and exciting day of playing, listening and learning about the bass in a variety of musical styles. Performances and master classes of classical, jazz, bluegrass and early music styles of playing will take place. All bass players and bass enthusiasts, regardless of age, musical style, or ability level, are welcome. There will truly be something for everyone at this event! The 2006 Bassfest will feature several master classes for classical, jazz, and electric bass styles. In these classes, students will have the opportunity to perform solo in front of a professional bass player and a small audience. No one is required to play in these classes, but all are welcome to observe as a member of the audience. Students who do wish to play should bring solo music that they know or are currently working on. There will be classes for players of all levels, from 4th grade through college level. Sign-up sheets will be posted for these master classes when you arrive at the Bassfest. Elementary and Middle School Students Come learn more about holding the bass, reading music, playing solos and having fun with the bass in our special Young Bassists Workshop! High School Students Come learn how to pick a college, get into All-State Orchestra and Jazz Band, play in thumb position, improvise better, play funk, play walking bass lines, get gigs for your band, make money with the bass and countless other topics all in one day. College Students Come learn what to do with your music degree, orchestra auditions, gigging, choosing the right gear, choosing the right graduate school and more!
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater bass program offers students the experience to grow and develop in a wide variety of musical styles. Students with an interest in classical, jazz, electric, blue grass, period performance, and more, are offered individualized instruction tailored to their specific musical needs. Numerous opportunities to collaborate and perform in a highly creative setting, plus guidance based on each student’s specific career goals make the UW-Whitewater an outstanding place to develop your musical potential.

Faculty Profiles:
Peter Tambroni is a bassist, conductor, string teacher, and photographer in suburban Chicago. He holds degrees from the Crane School of Music and the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. Peter currently teaches elementary and middle school strings for Mannheim School District 83. He has performed both with orchestras and as a soloist in New York State and Illinois. In the fall of 2000 he appeared on national television with the Bozo Super Sunday Show. He has recorded for Mode Records of New York City and continues to perform around Chicago and its suburbs. Peter is a former faculty member of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and for the past 8 years has taught at the Crane School of Music¹s summer youth program. He has been published several times in the international journal American String Teacher and on, the website of best-selling author, Jon Gordon. Peter also maintains a private studio in Oak Park, IL and coordinates a bass club in his school district.

9:30 Registration 10:00 Young Bassists Workshop Technique Basics Classical Technique Class High School & College Bassists Electric Bass Technique Class 11:00 Modern Techniques for the Electric Bass Advanced Classical Technique Class Classical Master Classes Young Bassists Workshop-Master Class 12:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:30 Technology and the Bass Young Bassists Workshop-practice techniques Classical Master Classes Advanced Walking Bass Lines 3:00 Get Funky! Slap Techniques for the Electric Bass Blue Grass Bass Technique & Style Basics Beginning Walking Bass Lines Classical Master Classes 4:00 Break 4:30 Finale Recital

Sponsored by: UW-Whitewater Music Department in cooperation with Continuing Education Services.
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