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1 Rochester New Horizons Music Priscilla Brown – Program Director Sue Ames – Band Council Chair

2 Presentation Outline History of New Horizons Rochester New Horizons Music Performance

3 History of New Horizons Program

4 Rochester: The Birthplace of New Horizons Music Dr. Roy Ernst – Professor at Eastman School of Music Founded in 1991 – ~ 40 Musicians Current Status: – Over 200 Programs around the world – USA, Canada, England, Italy, Australia

5 Mission To enhance the musical experience of adults by providing the opportunity for them to perform music in an ensemble To provide a program for beginning and experienced musicians of all levels

6 Philosophy Program exists for the enjoyment of its members Adults can learn to play an instrument or sing at any age Member- centered program supported by resources from the Eastman Community School of Music

7 Ensembles Bands – beginning, intermediate, advanced Orchestras – full and string Chorus Smaller ensembles – Flute Choir – Brasso Profundo – Saxophone Ensemble – Clarinet Choir – Big Band – Vintage Jazz

8 New Horizons Combined Band

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10 Clarinet Choir

11 Brasso Profundo

12 New Horizons Orchestra

13 Green Strings

14 Green Band

15 Big Band

16 Vintage Jazz

17 Chorus

18 Conductors Priscilla Brown Bruce Burritt Alan Woy Ken Scott Anyango Yarbo-Davenport Julie Elliot

19 Guest Conductors Dr. Mark Scatterday, ESM Jeff Tyzik, RPO Arild Remmereit, RPO Christopher Seaman, RPO

20 Rehearsals 1-2 times a week September through May First Unitarian Church Conductors – retired professional musicians Mentors for sectional rehearsals – Eastman students

21 Mentors: Sectional Practice

22 Performances Holiday concerts – area malls City schools Senior citizen centers and residences Kodak Hall Outdoor concerts Benefit Events – Wilmot Cancer Center Gala

23 20 th Spring Band Concert

24 Fees $140 – 165 per semester Scholarships available

25 Rochester New Horizons Website

26 How to Join – Contact Us Call Eastman Community Music School

27 New Horizons Sampler Mary Deane – alto saxophone Dick Cole – clarinet Mike McKain – bass clarinet


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