Prepare for your next big audition with this three-day intensive seminar with Jason Haaheim, principal timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
This seminar for advanced timpanists will include sessions on: Audition Preparation and Strategy, Deliberate Practice, Developing and Refining Your Sound, and Timpani Head Mounting and Clearing. Students will also have the opportunity to play excerpts from the core timpani repertoire in a Master Class format. Click here for a link to a pdf of the daily schedule.
Tuition covers the cost of the seminar. Out-of-town participants are responsible for finding their own hotel accommodations and meals. MacPhail is located in downtown Minneapolis within walking distance of light rail transit for easy transportation to and from the airport.
MacPhail summer camps allow you to collaborate with other students of a similar age and skill level in a fun and focused environment. Camps are available for a variety of playing levels from absolute beginner to advanced for ages 3 – adults. MacPhail summer camps inspire and motivate students to explore a new instrument or enhance their playing or singing skills while studying the music that they love. Camps are available in a variety of genres from classical and rock to jazz to hip hop.