2021 Summer Saxophone Online Camp — June 14-15

Hosted by Dr. Todd Gaffke and the UA Saxophone Studio

2021 Summer Saxophone Online Camp

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to students entering 9th grade high school through freshman year of college.

SCHEDULE

Monday and Tuesday, June 14 - 15, 2021 - virtual

Schedule for both days

  • 9 - 9:45 a.m. – Session 1
  • 9:45 - 9:55 a.m. – Break
  • 9:55 - 10:40 a.m. – Session 2
  • 10:40 - 10:50 a.m. – Break
  • 10:50 - 11:35 a.m. – Session 3
  • 11:35 - 11:45 a.m. – Break
  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Session 4

DETAILS

  • Participate in interactive sessions on developing fundamentals such as tone, intonation, vibrato, articulation, technique, and more!
  • Go beyond the basics with sessions on voicing, altissimo, and extended techniques.
  • Learn about jazz style and improvisation.
  • Participate in a master class.
  • Learn about audition preparation.
  • Participate in Q&A sessions.
  • Hear a performance by Dr. Gaffke.
  • Take a lesson with Dr. Gaffke (fee applies).
    • Lessons will take place during the week of June 14 outside of the listed camp schedule. Dr. Gaffke will contact you directly to schedule a lesson if you request one on the registration form.

COST & REGISTRATION

  • Free to attend.
  • Lesson with Dr. Gaffke: $25.

Register now

Technical recommendations

The UA Summer Saxophone Camp will be virtual through the Zoom platform. The following recommendations will help ensure a good experience:

  • Laptop or desktop computer with a reliable webcam and speaker. Smartphones will work, but are not recommended.
  • A reliable internet connection.
  • A quiet, well-lit space.
  • Know how to turn on “original sound” in the Zoom audio settings and do a quick soundcheck before camp.

CONTACT

Todd Gaffke, saxophone

Todd Gaffke
DMA, Associate Professor of Saxophone
330-972-6622
tgaffke@uakron.edu