Spivey Hall Student Honor Workshops expand students’ knowledge of a variety of repertoire, develop their music-reading skills, and enhance their technical abilities. The Spivey Hall Honor Workshops seek not only to give young people the rare opportunity to perform in a world-class concert hall but also to develop their talents through music and interaction with other dedicated students.
ABOUT SPIVEY HALL STUDENT HONOR WORKSHOPS
NOMINATE YOUR STUDENTS for the
2018 Spivey Hall Honor Chamber Orchestra
with James D. Palmer
String students in grades 9, 10, 11, & 12 are eligible and must be nominated by a music educator to participate. Nomination does not guarantee participation. Accepted participants must commit to the full schedule. Nomination Deadline FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
ONLINE NOMINATION FORM
ABOUT THE CLINICIAN: James D. Palmer is the recipient of The American String Teachers Association Elizabeth A. H. Green Award for a distinguished career in string teaching, James Palmer is the Orchestra Director and Fine Arts Department Chairman at Allatoona High School in Acworth, Georgia. He is also an editor, arranger and featured clinician for Alfred Music, The Music Director for The Youth Orchestras of Greater Columbus in Columbus Georgia and the Senior Conductor at The Florida State University Summer Music Camps, a post he has held since 1996. Read More….
This opportunity is available to talented string musicians in grades 9-12 who have been nominated by a music educator. There are no quotas in place. The form will allow you nominate up to 5 students at a time. If you wish to nominate more than 5, the confirmation email will provide you with a link that will direct you back to the form. Nominating your student(s) to participate in the 2018 Spivey Hall Honor Chamber Orchestra Workshop does not guarantee that your student(s) will be chosen to participate.
Participants must be talented string players (violin, viola, cello, bass), well-behaved students, and available for every rehearsal in its entirety. *Note: This workshop demands a high level of preparation. Choose students who you know want to participate and are willing to prepare. Group chaperones are required for participation.
Rehearsal Thu Nov 1, 2pm-8pm
Rehearsal Thu Nov 8, 5pm-8:30pm
Rehearsal Fri Nov 9, 10am-6pm
CONCERT Fri Nov 9, 7:30pm
Scholarships – Need-based scholarships are available due to the generosity of donors and Spivey Hall Friends. Schools may nominate one student for consideration. Multiple nominations from the same school will disqualify the school from consideration for one of these scholarships.
Contact the Spivey Hall Education office with any questions or concerns. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678-466-4481.