OVERVIEW: SMJ-BAR HARBOR, ME

BAR HARBOR, ME

 

Dates:      AUGUST 5 – AUGUST 11 

Venue:    COLLEGE OF THE ATLANTIC BAR
                  HARBOR (steps to Acadia Nat’l Park)
                 

Faculty:    Romero Lubambo, Scott Robinson, Dario Eskenazi, Dave Stryker, Fernando Saci             

Artistic/Music Director: NILSON MATTA

 

BAR HARBOR PROGRAM  

Our instrumental program provides an opportunity for you to work with each of our faculty. Curricula includes daily Jazz, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban Jazz ensembles, Big Band (optional), Jazz Improvisation & Harmony, Brazilian Rhythms/Styles/Phrasing,  Brazilian Percussion, Encounters with Faculty (special sessions customized to students), and advanced class options.  

WEEKLY SCHEDULE  

Sunday, August 5:   Participants may check in as early as 2:00pm on Sunday, August 5. We encourage you to check in by 5:00pm since dinner will be served at 6:00pm.    If transportation logistics make this difficult, just contact us and we’ll make alternative arrangements.     On Sunday evening, we’ll have an Orientation get together, and music interviews to facilitate ensemble placements.  

Our daily schedule is 9am – 6pm with a built-in mid-day break for relaxing, practicing, private lessons, biking, beaching, etc.

Evenings include jams facilitated by faculty who join in, a faculty concert @ The Criterion Theatre (free for participants) as well as our culminating  student performance on Friday, August 10.  The latter will take place at College of the Atlantic Gates Auditorium  Both performances are open to the public.  We will be sharing details in case you wish to invite guests.  

Dorm check-out on Saturday, April 11:   If you are staying on campus, check out is by 9:00 am  on Saturday morning.  

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