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Wind Ensembles

QMA Junior Symphonic Wind Ensemble 
Wednesday 4.00-5.00pm

Description: Junior Symphonic Winds is an ensemble for enthusiastic students playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments at ABRSM grade 1(or equivalent) and higher. In Junior Symphonic Winds, students will learn the fundamentals of playing in an ensemble. These skills include active listening, intonation, rhythmic accuracy, expression, and playing as part of a group. Junior Symphonic Winds will give at least two performances during the school year featuring a variety of repertoire. Students in Junior Symphonic Winds will have fun making music with other instrumentalists from across Qatar!  
Audition: Not required. (Participants should be at ABRSM Grade 1 or equivalent)
Timing: Starting Wednesday 21st September 2016
Language of instruction: English
Fees: QR40 per session
Admissions: Online enrolment from 27th March 2016 to 17th April 2016

QMA Symphonic Wind Ensemble 
Saturday 9.30-11.30am

Description: QMA Symphonic Winds is Qatar Music Academy’s premier wind ensemble for students who are currently studying woodwind, brass, and orchestral percussion instruments at ABRSM grade 3 (or equivalent) and higher. In this ensemble, students will refine their ensemble skills through practice and performance of a variety of challenging repertoire. Each two hour rehearsal is comprised of sectional time with an instrumental specialist coach as well as a full-ensemble rehearsal. Throughout the year, Symphonic Winds will prepare for multiple performances. Symphonic Winds allows dedicated instrumentalists to develop their musical skills in a focused environment with musical peers from across Qatar.
Audition: Required for new members on Saturday May 21st 3.30-5.30pm. Participants should be at ABRSM Grade 3 or equivalent.
Timing: 17th of September 2016
Language of instruction: English
Fees: QR80 per session
Admissions: Online enrolment from 27th March 2016 to 17th April 2016


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