Workshop Listing

TitleFeeDateTimeInstructorDescriptionOpenings
Alexander Technique0.00

Beth RobinsonBy helping musicians improve the quality of the physical movements involved in playing an instrument or singing, Alexander Technique helps improve the quality of the music itself. In this class, students will receive guidance to create an awareness of ways to eliminate unnecessary tension. We will experiment with how to develop choice in both how you practice, as well as how you present yourself in performance. Taught by Alexander Technique specialist Beth Robinson. (1 class available)Full
Jazz Improvisation0.00

Tim Savage, Don WashingtonExpand your jazz improvisation skills. The first day of class will be chance for students to demonstrate their knowledge of improvisation, and then they will be placed in an appropriate level class. Taught by CYM faculty Tim Savage and Don Washington. (2 classes available) 25
Conducting (12-13 year olds)0.00

Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, Glenn RobertsLearn conducting basics and fundamentals. Students will be grouped by age. Taught by CYM faculty members Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, and Glenn Roberts. (1 class available) 16
Conducting (14-15 year olds)0.00

Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, Glenn RobertsLearn conducting basics and fundamentals. Students will be grouped by age. Taught by CYM faculty members Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, and Glenn Roberts. (1 class available) 11
Conducting (16-18 year olds)0.00

Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, Glenn RobertsLearn conducting basics and fundamentals. Students will be grouped by age. Taught by CYM faculty members Dr. Brian Doyle, Jill Rubio, and Glenn Roberts. (1 class available) 7
Music Theory0.00

Scott LaVine, Mike Struzik, Anne & John HalpinStudents will learn the fundamentals of music. In the first class period, students will be tested and then placed in a class of similar level. You will explore how music is composed and develop a deeper understanding of the music you are learning. Taught by CYM faculty members Scott LaVine, Mike Struzik, John Halpin, and Alexandria Belinsky. (4 classes available) 54
Music of the Beatles0.00

Dr. Doug RubioThe Beatles are the most commercially and artistically successful rock band of all time. This class will explore their songs and their lives. We'll listen to a lot of their music and watch a lot of videos of their live performances. Taught by Crane Faculty member Dr. Doug Rubio.(1 class available) 55
Music History: How Musical is YOUR Ear?0.00

Dr. Carol LoweWhy does Mozart's music sound so different from the music of Stravinsky or Beethoven, or Bach, or even John Phillip Sousa? Every composer has a unique style, a unique way of using the elements of music. In Week One we'll study these elements and how each is used in different time periods and by some of the best known composers. In Week Two we'll explore how to put this information to use as listeners and performers. Taught by Crane School of Music faculty member Dr. Carol Lowe. (1 class available) 12
Music Business (OLDER students preferred!)*0.00

Carol "Kickie" BrittLearn about the music industry: Explore areas including recording, marketing, history, and who is who in the field. Taught by professor Carol "Kickie" Britt, Director of the Crane Institute for Music Business. (1 class available - *OLDER students preferred!) 14
Rhythm Class0.00

Dr. Raphael SandersBecome a rhythm MACHINE!!! Learn about rhythm and the intricacies of maintaining good internal rhythm, tempo, and how to count complex rhythms. Taught by Crane faculty member Dr. Raphael Sanders. (1 class available) 10
Garage Band (Limited to juniors/seniors ONLY!)*0.00

Joshua EmanuelThe Lab Ensemble elective offers the opportunity to arrange or compose your own piece. You can create a piece of music for a group of friends here at CYM, or your ensemble and friends at home! We will explore a variety of ways to be creative musically, so please join us! Taught by Crane School of Music graduate and faculty member Professor Joshua Emanuel. (1 class available - *Limited to juniors/seniors ONLY!) 8
Acting 1010.00

Jay PecoraEveryone can benefit from an introduction to the basic skills of acting: script analysis, improvisation, and working with all groups. This class will cover those areas, and help each member find and perform a short audition monologue. Be prepared to be active and acting every day! Taught by SUNY Potsdam Theatre Department Associate Professor Jay Pecora. (1 class available) 2
Dance 1010.00

Don BorschTaught by SUNY Potsdam Dance Department Associate Professor Don Borsch. (1 class available) 18
Music Composition0.00

Dr. Tim SullivanTaught by Crane School of Music faculty member Dr. Tim Sullivan. (1 class available) 8
Bassoon0.00


Bassoon master class. 6
Cello0.00


Cello master class. 8
Clarinet0.00


Clarinet master class. 17
Euphonium0.00


Euphonium master class. 7
Flute0.00


Flute master class. 12
French Horn0.00


French Horn master class. 20
Harp0.00


Harp master class. 5
Oboe0.00


Oboe master class. 5
Percussion0.00


Percussion master class. 1
Piano0.00


Piano master class. 13
Saxophone0.00


Saxophone master class.Full
String Bass0.00


String Bass master class. 6
Trombone0.00


Trombone master class. 10
Trumpet0.00


Trumpet master class. 5
Tuba0.00


Tuba master class. 5
Viola0.00


Viola master class. 18
Violin0.00


Violin master class. 24
Female Voice - Soprano0.00


Soprano master class. 19
Female Voice - Alto0.00


Alto master class. 11
Male Voice - Tenor0.00


Tenor master class. 24
Male Voice - Bass0.00


Bass master class. 24