An International Conference Focusing on the Vibraphone, Past, Present and Future
International virtuoso vibraphone artist Joe Locke (USA) headlines this 5 day international seminar and conference focusing on the Vibraphone.
Musicians, scholars and educators will celebrate this often overlooked keyboard percussion instrument through masterclasses, clinics and scholarly papers, hosted by the ANU School of Music.
Location: ANU School of Music
Dates: Monday, September 10, 2012 (all day) - Friday, September 14, 2012 (all day)
Conference Convenor: Associate Professor Gary France
Conference Registration Costs:
- Full Conference: Mon-Fri + Conference Dinner (Thu) + All Concerts $350 inc GST
- Mini Conference:Thu & Fri + Conference Dinner (Thu) + Final Concert (Fri) $200 inc GST
- Student Registration: $200
Conference Schedule *
MONDAY 10 September
10am - 1pm: Linear Improvisation
2:30pm - 5pm: Ensemble Session "Guijira" by Chick Corea with Joe and all participants
TUESDAY 11 September
10am - 1pm: Jazz Harmony on the Vibraphone, "Harmonizing a Standard"
2.30pm - 5pm: Masterclass on "Standards"
WEDNESDAY 12 September
10am - 1pm: Song Writing and Composition
2:30pm - 5pm: Master class participants composition
THURSDAY 13 September
10am - 1pm: Improvisation for Beginners, Locke Etudes, "Phrasing, Dampening and Pedalling Technique of the Vibraphone"
2:30pm - 5pm: Presentation of Scholarly Papers
7pm - 9pm: Conference Dinner
FRIDAY 14 September
10am - 1pm: Joe Locke "New York Calling" Life and Times
2:30pm - 5pm: "Spirituality of the Imperfection in Music"
7:30pm: Final Concert
Other topics to be discussed during the week, e.g. at evening hangs: Listening; The History of the Vibraphone
Possible Evening Sessions: Blues, Rhythm Changes, Selected Standards
*program subject to change
Follow this link to register
For more information please contact Conference Convenor Gary France
International virtuoso vibraphone artist Joe Locke (USA)