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Play with the Pros

Play with the pros

You have played their music, now come and meet them or perform with them!

Chris Norton, James Rae, Pete Cooper, John Kember and Mike Cornick are coming to Chichester to perform, instruct and educate anyone who would like to take part.

This is an excellent opportunity to get some valuable tips and insight from five professional musicians.

During the day, these pros will be holding discussions, ensembles, master classes and will also be around to just have a chat with over lunch. A day not to be missed... and it's FREE!

Please scroll down the page for details.

This event is brought to you by Boosey & Hawkes, Schott Music and Universal Edition, with Ackerman Music.

When & Where?

Saturday May 14, 2011 between 11 and 4pm at:

Central Junior School
Orchard Street
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1DQ

There will be free parking at the site.

How do I book?

Simply complete the registration form and post or email it to:

Ackerman Music
42 West Street
Chichester
PO19 1RP

chichester@ackermanmusic.co.uk

Or give us a call on 01243 781844.

Complete the registration form online

or download a printable version
(pdf file - Abobe Reader version 9 or higher - click here to obtain the latest version)

What will the day consist of?


 John Kember
 James Rae
Mike Cornick
Pete Cooper
Chris Norton
11:00 am
11:00 am
 11:00 am
 11:00 am
 11:00 am
 Teacherís Hour
Discuss ways to help
teachers tackle sight
reading and the new
material that is available,
with particular emphasis
on Johnís sight-reading
series for Schott.
 Ensemble
Come and play and join
in with duets, trios and
quartets.
 Open Session
Book a slot to chat to
Mike. He will advise on
jazz piano, tutors, maybe
even play a duet with
him!
 English Fiddle Tunes
A mixed-ability taster session on this rich tradition, from 18th century hornpipes to Morris tunes.
 Improvising Jazz
Tips & techniques
Perform with Chris and
get his professional
guidance on your
playing.
 12:00 pm
12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm
 Tips on Sight-reading
Discuss the ways to
tackle sight reading and
the new material that is
available, with particular
emphasis on Johnís sightreading
series for Schott
Music.
 Sound Foundations
This informative and
stimulating new volume
with CD on the art and
craft of composing
will be welcomed by
anyone who is learning
to compose and is
especially suitable
for those taking
secondary school music
examinations. Two
well-established music
educationalists, James
Rae and Mike Cornick.
 Sound Foundations
This informative and
stimulating new volume
with CD on the art and
craft of composing
will be welcomed by
anyone who is learning
to compose and is
especially suitable
for those taking
secondary school music
examinations. Two
well-established music
educationalists, James
Rae and Mike Cornick.
 Irish Fiddle Tunes
An introduction to jigs, reels and hornpipes from Co. Kerry to Co. Donegal.
 Improvising Jazz
Tips & techniques
Perform with Chris and
get his professional
guidance on your
playing.
 1:00 pm
Lunch, Meet & Chat
1:00 pm
Lunch, Meet & Chat
 1:00 pm
Lunch, Meet & Chat
1:00 pm
Lunch, Meet & Chat
1:00 pm
Lunch, Meet & Chat
2:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:00 pm 
2:00 pm 2:00 pm
 String Quartet
Join in and play.
John Kember provides
in this series, a variety
of pieces from classical,
romantic, baroque and
modern periods in score
and parts for the string
quartet.
 Masterclass
Eyes & ears.
Sight reading tips for
clarinet and saxophone
players.
 Open Session
Book a slot to chat to
Mike. He will advise on
jazz piano, tutors, maybe
even play a duet with
him!
 Eastern European Fiddle Tunes
Explore the exotic scales and exciting rhythms of tunes from Central Europe and the Balkans.
 Masterclass Teacherís
Hour
Talk to Chris about his
American Popular Piano
and updated Microjazz
range
and new Microballads.
 3:00 pm
  3:00 pm   3:00 pm   3:00 pm   3:00 pm
 String Quartet
Join in and play.
John Kember provides
in this series, a variety
of pieces from classical,
romantic, baroque and
modern periods in score
and parts for the string
quartet.
 Masterclass
Tips & techniques.
Perform with James
and get his professional
guidance on your
playing.
 Open Session
Book a slot to chat to
Mike. He will advise on
jazz piano, tutors, maybe
even play a duet with
him!
 American Old Time Fiddle Tunes
Introducing the quirky and beautiful fiddle music of the American South.
 Jam with Chris
Come and try
improvising with other
players and Chris. A fun
end to the day!