2007-05-16 / Upcoming Events

Camps for musicians this summer at URI

The University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center will host a preparatory music program, under the direction of Jane Murray, in July.

The String Week camp will run from July 9 to 13 and is open to students from grade 3 to grade 9 who are intermediate level players of instruments.

Instruction will be provided for violin, viola, cello and bass. The programs, which meet daily from 8 a.m. noon, are led by Megan Winters

Well known jazz pianist Joe Parillo will direct the second annual Summer Intensive Jazz and Percussion Week, also July 9 to 13, assisted by the jazz faculty from the URI Music Department. Open to high school aged jazz players, the camp meets from 1 to 7 p.m. daily. Master classes, combos, improvisation workshops and performances are just a few of the offerings during this busy week.

For more information, call 874- 2798, or visit the program website at www.uri.edu/artsci/mus/prep.

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