Conservatory Outreach

 

The New Horizons Music program was started at the Eastman School of Music in 1991 and now has more than 100 programs in the United States and Canada.  BW's New Horizons Program offers adults the opportunity to learn to play an instrument (strings, woodwind, brass or percussion).  This is perfect for adults who have never had the opportunity to play an instrument or for those who played during their school days but have not had the opportunity since.  We offer bands (beginning, intermediate and advanced levels), jazz band, string orchestras (beginning, intermediate and advanced levels), and chamber music ensembles. 

No experience is necessary (we will even teach you how to read music) and our program includes adults of all ages!

Each class, ensemble and band performs in a concert at the end of each semester at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory.  The program is under the direction of Laura Joss, Chair of Music Education at BW.


Sign up for the fall sessions!  Call (440) 826-2365
And ask about our "Bring-a-Friend" discounts for current and new members!


Fall 2014 Start-Up Dates
Orchestras start Tuesday, September 23
  Boesel Musical Arts Center
49 Seminary St
&
Bands start Wednesday, September 24
 Boesel Musical Arts Center

   49 Seminary St

New participant kick-off meeting Wednesday, September 10 at 6:00 

                 
                                                     



Beginning String Orchestra
- Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
A beginning string orchestra for new violin, viola, cello, and bass players. No experience necessary; we will even teach you how to read music.

Intermediate String Orchestra - Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
For adults with the ability to read music and play their instrument at an intermediate level and beyond!

Advanced Full Orchestra - Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
For all intermediate and advanced string players, other adult string players who are studying through the BW Outreach Department and invited New Horizons Advanced wind, brass, and percussion players.

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Orchestra schedule

Beginning Band - Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
A beginning band for new woodwind, brass and percussion players.  No experience necessary; we will even teach you how to read music.

Silver Band - Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
For adults with the ability to read music and play their instrument at an intermediate level.

Gold Band - Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
For adults who play their instrument at an advanced level.

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Band schedule

BW's New Horizons Band is a partnership of the Conservatory Outreach Department,
Institute for Learning in Retirement and Music Education Department.

For more information or to register,
contact the Conservatory Outreach Office
phone - (440) 826-2365
email - conreach@bw.edu or
fill out the online information form below.

Absentee Line: (440) 826-7299

 

New Horizons Program Request for Information

You will be contacted within two business days with information about the program.

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