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Class Descriptions and Schedule
for the 14th Summer Texas Toot

June 3 – 9, 2012
Music from the Mediterranean

Schedule

Tell Us Which Classes You Want! This online form contains the complete class schedule. Tell us which ones you are most interested in each period, and we will do our best to accommodate you! (To see details about all the classes in a separate window or tab, click here.) Of course, you must be registered for the Toot for us to pay any attention to your choices at all...

The regular classes offered are taught Monday - Friday: two class periods in the morning, and three periods in the afternoon (see an overview of the week's schedule for mealtimes, check-in and check-out, etc). There are also nightly activities such as madrigal singing, an ice cream social, and the Great Krummhorn Konklave, as well as a faculty concert.

Overview of the Week
Sunday
2:00 pm — on campus check-in begins
7:30 pm — Orientation, followed by large-group playing
Monday through Friday (note breaks between class times)
Breakfast (7:30-8:30 am)
Period 1 classes (8:50-10:10 am)
Period 2 classes (10:40-12 noon)
Lunch break (12 noon-1:00 pm)
Period 3 (1:00-2:15 pm) - siesta, special classes, lesson/coaching, practice, group playing opportunities
Period 4 classes (2:30-3:45 pm)
Period 5 classes (4:00-5:15 pm)
Dinner (5:30-6:30 pm)
Nightly Event (generally starting at 7:30 pm)
Saturday
Breakfast, then Free time
10:00 am — 12 noon, Student Concert
Check out by 2:00 pm, and start planning to come to the Fall Toot!

Nightly Activities
Sunday evening Orientation meeting and Playing Session for all, led by Mary Springfels
Black Box Theater, Building B-230
Toot attendees only
Monday evening Recorder reading session, led by Tom Zajac: "Summertime"
Black Box Theater, Building B-230 & More TBA
Toot attendees only
Tuesday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley
7:30, Concert #1: The best of the Flanders Recorder Quartet: 600 years of music in a nutshell!
Followed by Ice Cream Social: ice cream from Amy's! ($1 a trip)
Open to the public: tickets $20, $15 seniors, $5 under age 15 or students with ID.
Black Box Theater, Building B-230, at Concordia University Texas
Wednesday evening The Great (or Infamous) Krummhorn Konklave. Open to the public: free of charge
Thursday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley;
Free time and faculty rehearsal TBA
Everyone!
Friday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley
7:30, Concert #2: Bistro of the Toot: Faculty Concert. An evening of intimate, sizzling music from the Mediterranean, c.1400-1800.
Open to the public: tickets $20, $15 seniors, $5 under age 15 or students with ID.
Black Box Theater, Building B-230, at Concordia University Texas


Class Preferences

Please indicate your first and second choice for each class period. (To see details about all the classes in a separate window or tab, click here.) The buttons in the first column indicate "first choice" for that period, and the second column is your second choice (if any) for that period.

We need you to fill in your name and email, so we can match your choices to your registration. If you don't have these filled in, the form will complain, and when you come back all your class choice buttons will be cleared. (Sorry! but this is your warning...)

When you are done, press the button called "Send Class Preferences" to submit them to us.

If you have not registered for the Toot yet, please send in your registration before sending class preferences!

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First Period (8:50-10:10am) class choices
1st 2nd  
Paul van Loey — Toot, Toot, wake up and stretch your body and fingers All recorder players
Bart Spanhove — Music by Barsanti and Händel Recorders, intermediate and up
Tom Beets — Out-of-the box Intermediate and up recorders
Tom Zajac — Sweet Sunny South Mixed instruments, intermediate and up
Therese Honey — Harp technique class All harps; beginners welcome. some rental harps available, $20 for the week.
Mary Springfels — Ciconia and Friends All instruments, advanced
Bruce Brogdon — Lute Ensemble Lutes, all levels but beginner
Second Period (10:40-12 noon) class choices
1st 2nd  
Joris van Goethem — Modern Recorder Music Upper-intermediate to advanced recorders
Tom Beets — Spezzati please! All instruments welcome, lower-intermediate and up
Bart Spanhove — The recorder virtuoso (technique class) All recorders
Tom Zajac — Cancionero Palacio for louds Shawm, dulcian and sackbut players, intermediate and up.
Mary Springfels — Viol technique Viols, all levels
Bruce Brogdon — Lute and Harp ensemble Lutes and harps, lower intermediate and up
Third Period (1:00-2:15pm, every day) class choices
1st 2nd  
Carol Deihl — Beginning Viol All welcome; some instruments may be available
Bruce Brogdon — Renaissance lute song (with Danny Johnson) Lutes and singers, intermediate and up
Scott Horton — Continuo class for pluckies Lutes and harps, all levels
Third Period (1:00-2:15pm, "Siesta") class choices
1st 2nd  
Bart Spanhove (Monday) — "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever" Recorders, viols and singers SATB
Therese Honey (Tuesday) — Harp petting zoo Anyone welcome!
Mary Springfels (Tues and Thurs) — Cypriot French music Upper-intermediate to advanced viols
Tom Zajac (Wednesday) — Bagpipe petting zoo! If you've ever wanted to try a bagpipe (and you know you have), here's your chance! All welcome
Joris van Goethem (Wednesday) — "Jungle music" All instruments, all levels "zero to hero"
Paul van Loey (Thursday) — Lachrimae tango - lots of fun! Recorders, intermediate and up
Tom Beets (Friday) — Irish traditional jig "King William's Rambles", 5 parts. Intermediate and up recorders
Fourth Period (2:30-3:45pm) class choices
1st 2nd  
Bart Spanhove — The art of making diminutions Recorders, intermediate and up
Joris van Goethem — German Consort Music of the 17th century All instruments welcome, lower-intermediate and up
Tom Beets — Easy music from the Spanish Renaissance All instruments welcome, lower-intermediate and up
Paul van Loey — Beautiful music for rich people in Italy around 1600 Mixed instruments, intermediate and up
Therese Honey — Compendio Numeroso Harps, lower intermediate and higher
Scott Horton — Baroque lute Lutes, all levels
Jane Leggiero — Viol Ensemble Intermediate & up viols
Fifth Period (4:00-5:15pm) class choices
1st 2nd  
Joris van Goethem — Masterclass Upper-intermediate to advanced recorders
Paul van Loey — "Les gouts réunies" Mixed instruments, upper intermediate and higher
Tom Zajac — Renaissance underground Mixed instruments, lower intermediate and up
Mary Springfels — Spanish Grounds Advanced viols
Jane Leggiero — Viol technique Intermediate viols
Scott Horton — Continuo song (with Danny Johnson) Lutes and singers, intermediate and up
Therese Honey — Renaissance Ground Basses All harps




     
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