"No one in NHB programs should contract COVID from an NHB activity" - Dr. Roy Ernst, Founder of the New Horizons Program
No surprise! 2020 FALL PROGRAMS have been modified in our current COVID-19 environment to provide maximum safety to our members.
This fall, we will be offering new and different musical experiences suited to the current times. Most programs will be offered online using Zoom and/or Jamulus, so you can experience playing music in the comfort and safety of your own home.
Programs BEGIN OCT 5 :
(Details can be found here: CLICK LINK)
Popular Music Ensemble - Online Jamulus & Zoom - Tuesday Mornings
Zoom Concert Band - - Variety of concert band music - Zoom - Thursday Mornings
Green Band - Grade 0-1.5 (Beginner) -Zoom - Thursday mornings
Jazz Improvisation I/II - Online Jamulus & Zoom - Monday mornings
Funk Bucket Percussion Ensemble - this will be our only 'in person' program, offered at GYMC - Friday mornings
"HOW TO" Workshops will be offered in advance of the program startup to help you learn to set up and use the technology that will be used in your program.
Tuesday September 22nd and 29th - 10:30-11:30am (Same workshop repeated)
Learn how to download, instal, set up and use Jamulus. We will walk through all the steps right from the beginning so we all get connected. Here are some very helpful videos to help with the set up https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWKkfa4PvoTx-e3FkCacB22E6zzfcuACp
We will start with a Zoom meeting.
Thursday September 24th and October 1st - 10:30-11:30am (Same workshop repeated)
Learn how to download, instal, set up and use the latest version of Zoom. We will walk through all the steps right from the beginning so we all get connected. You may use a PC or Mac laptop, desktop (with microphone), smart phone or tablet. We will optimize your settings for playing and listening to music. You will need to download the free Zoom App to your computer / device for this workshop at https://zoom.us/
SOME GREAT RESOURCES WHILE STAYING HOME:
(If you have other sites that you think we should share. please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Clarinet: Clarinet Mentor
CMUSE - Music News and Entertainment - Music articles and reviews covering genres such as classical, jazz, rock and pop, along with some music fun, music tech, inspiring stories, lists & quizzes.
8notes.com - Hundreds of pieces of sheet music and accompaniment or all major instruments. The basic registration is free: a $20 annual subscription provides unlimited access to a library of additional pieces.
CHALLENGE TO ALL NHB MUSICIANS during this time of physical distancing - offered by NHB Founder Roy Ernst.
- I propose that you learn just one song that you can play from memory, and that you play it with a very high level of expression and creativity." CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE CHALLENGE HERE AND CHOOSE A FAVOURITE FOR YOU TO LEARN!
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Learn to play music in a concert band setting--even with no musical experience!
The New Horizons Band Guelph program provides a fun and informative start to music for adults who have little or no musical experience, or who have been musically inactive for a long time, or just love to play!
For more information, please contact us!
Concert Bands - Green, Red, Blue
Jazz - Improv, Little Big Band; Ensembles - Brass, Woodwind, Funk Bucket
BEGINNERS - start with the Green Band! No musical experience needed.
New Sessions start every September, January and April.
Learn to play
Return to playing
Enjoy playing with others