OVERVIEW: SMJ-BAR HARBOR, ME

BAR HARBOR, ME

 

Dates:      AUGUST 5 – AUGUST 11 (Sat. morn)

Location: COLLEGE OF THE ATLANTIC BAR
                HARBOR, ME (steps from Acadia
                National Park)

Faculty:    TBA …             

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, Jazz Improvisation & Harmony, Brazilian Rhythms/Styles/Phrasing, Rhythm Section Lab, Arranging,  Brazilian Percussion, as well Encounters with Faculty — special sessions customized to students’ enrolled. 

 

 SAMPLE PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Samba Meets Jazz – Week 2

The schedule below is a typical day. You will be placed into ensemble groups on Sunday evening, with each group having a daily ensemble session in Jazz, Brazilian and Latin Jazz.
9:00 - 10:00 amJazz Ensemble (Steve Wilson, John Hart)
10:05 - 11:05 amBrazilian Ensemble (Nilson Matta, Claudio Roditi)
11:10- 12:10 pmLatin Jazz Ensemble (Arturo O’Farrill, Cafe)
12:15 - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 - 3:00 pmFree time for practice and/or excursions
2:50 - 3:50 pmInstrumental Master Classes / Clinics
4:00 - 4:50 pmEncounters with Faculty
5:00 - 5:50 pmImprovisation & Harmony (Steve Wilson, John Hart)
6:00 - 6:50 pmDinner
7:30 - 8:30 pmBig Band
8:30 - 10:30+ pmFaculty-led Jams, Student and Faculty Concerts (nights TBD)