Orchestra/Ensemble Strings Boot Camp with Lynne McCabe and Tim Harrison


For string players Grade 6 and above

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Part of the Virtual Summer Academy.

This session is an opportunity to spend some quality time with senior ensemble leaders Lynne McCabe and guest, Tim Harrison. The boot camp is an intensive programme aimed at orchestral string players of at least Grade 6 and above.  Through exploring standard repertoire (Baroque to present day), the 3-day online camp will cover:

  • Orchestral bowing techniques using standard repertoire
  • Conducting technique
  • Sectional and ensemble leadership
  • Healthy posture
  • Orchestral etiquette and discipline
  • Different types of orchestral playing (eg. accompanying / solo work)
  • Importance of standard bowing / fingering within a section, and how to develop this
  • Improvisation


10.00-12.00      Morning session

12.00-13.00      Lunch break

13.00-14.30      Afternoon session

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