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Class Descriptions and Schedule
for the 16th Summer Texas Toot

June 8 - 14, 2014

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
Black Box Theater, Building B-230
Toot attendees only
Monday evening Playing session
Black Box Theater, Building B-230 & More TBA
Toot attendees only
Tuesday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley
7:30, Faculty Concert #1

Followed by Ice Cream Social: ice cream from Amy's! ($1 a trip)
Open to the public: tickets $20, $15 seniors, $5 students (cash or checks only)
Black Box Theater, Building B-230, at Concordia University Texas, FM 620, Austin TX
Wednesday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley Everyone!
Thursday evening 7pm, The Great (or Infamous) Krummhorn Konklave;
(followed by free time, faculty rehearsal TBA)
Open to the public: free of charge
Friday evening 6:45 Madrigal singing led by Dr. Frank Shirley
7:30, Faculty Concert #2
Open to the public: tickets $20, $15 seniors, $5 students (cash or checks only)
Black Box Theater, Building B-230, at Concordia University Texas, FM 620, Austin TX


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!

Name:   
Email address:   
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First Period (8:50-10:10am) class choices
1st 2nd  
Saskia Coolen — Recorder technique. Recorders, all levels.
Susan Richter — Recorder music by living composers. Recorders, all levels but beginning.
Rosamund Morley — Kings of the Consort: Jenkins and Lawes. Viols, high intermediate to advanced.
Brady Lanier — Odhecaton. Viols, all levels but beginning.
Therese Honey — Harp technique. Harps, all levels.
Peter Maund — Chominciamento di gioia: Medieval Dance Music from Italy and England. All levels of percussion welcome; melody players, high intermediate and up.
Second Period (10:40-12 noon) class choices
1st 2nd  
Alison Melville — English Fantasies. Recorders and viols, high intermediate and up.
Jan Jackson — Motet Joys: Medieval through Renaissance. Recorders, low intermediate to high intermediate.
Rosamund Morley — Surveying the landscape of the In Nomine. Viols, intermediate to advanced.
Carol Deihl — In Nomine - The quintessential viol tune! Viols, intermediate to advanced.
Al Cofrin — Town Waits (loud band) Shawms, dulcians, sackbuts, all levels but beginning.
Peter Maund — Instrumental and vocal music of the Middle Ages. Intermediate to advanced players and vocalists.
Scott Horton — Lute ensemble. Lutes, all levels.
Therese Honey — Faenza Codex. Harps, all but beginners.
Third Period (1:00-2:15pm, every day) class choices
1st 2nd  
Carol Deihl — Beginning Viol. All welcome!
Danny Johnson (with Scott Horton) — Lute songs. Vocalists, intermediate to advanced. (Lutenists may audit and might play as well.)
Frank Shirley — Handel's "Water Music" (excerpts) and other Fun Arrangements. Recorders, intermediate and up.
Jan Jackson — The Fabulous 1400s. Recorders, intermediate to high intermediate.
Susan Richter — Beginning recorder. All welcome!
Third Period (1:00-2:15pm, "Siesta" schedule changes daily) class choices
Al Cofrin — Siesta (Mon only): Medieval British and Italian Instrumental music. All instruments, all levels but beginning.
Saskia Coolen — Siesta (Tue only): diminution class. Recorders, all levels but beginning.
Therese Honey — Siesta (Tue only): 17th and 18th c. Scottish music. Harps, all levels.
Peter Maund — Siesta (Wed only): Drum Circle. All welcome!
Rosamund Morley — Siesta (Wed only): Musike Fyne: Scottish music at the time of the Stuarts. Viols and recorders, low intermediate through high intermediate.
Alison Melville — Siesta (Thu only): Music from the Eton Choir Book, for instrumentalists. Recorders and viols, intermediate and up.
Brady Lanier — Siesta (Fri only): Pop goes the viol. Viols, all levels.
Fourth Period (2:30-3:45pm) class choices
1st 2nd  
Saskia Coolen — Italian recorder sonatas (Masterclass). Recorders, high intermediate to advanced.
Alison Melville — Music for the Tudors. Recorders, viols, and voices, intermediate and up.
Jan Jackson — Developing Speed & Precision. Recorders, low intermediate and up.
Susan Richter — Swing time for recorders. Recorder, intermediate and up. Adventuresome strings also welcome.
Brady Lanier — Consort Playing 102. Viols, beginning to intermediate.
Carol Deihl — In love with Landini. Viols, recorders, and voices, intermediate and up.
Al Cofrin — Renaissance Dance Music in the British Courts. All soft instruments, all levels but beginning.
Scott Horton — Baroque lute: technique and style. Lutes, all levels but beginner.
Fifth Period (4:00-5:15pm) class choices
1st 2nd  
Saskia Coolen — Modern recorder ensemble. For advanced recorder players.
Alison Melville — Dance music of the Italian Renaissance. Recorders and viols, low intermediate and up.
Frank Shirley — Renaissance Dance Music for Recorders. Recorders, intermediate and up.
Rosamund Morley — Interpreting Ortiz. Viols, all levels but beginning.
Brady Lanier — The Wacky World of Christopher Tye. Viols, intermediate to advanced.
Peter Maund — Beat Generation. No experience necessary -- all levels welcome.
Therese Honey — Introduction to Medieval music, Medieval style and improvisation. Harps and other instruments, all levels but beginning.
Al Cofrin — Modal Improvisation. All soft instruments, all levels but beginning.
Scott Horton — Continuo class. Open to all.
Danny Johnson — Continuo songs. Vocalists, high intermediate to advanced.




     
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