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Hornfest

Join VCU Music for a day of all things French horn on Sunday, March 18, 2018 in the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts. This single day event will include recitals, a masterclass, a massed horn choir reading session, workshops, and will feature guest artists David Jolley, the Skylark Horn Quartet, and a special jazz horn lecture on Julius Watkins and clinic on learning to play in a jazz(y) style with Patrick Smith. The $25 registration fee includes all the events of the day, and a special event t-shirt. VCU Hornfest is open to French horn players of all ages and abilities! For more information, please email Dr. Patrick Smith at psmith7@vcu.edu.

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VCU Hornfest Schedule: March 18, 2018

8:15 a.m.    –   Registration

9:00 a.m.    –   Guided Warmup with Marcus

9:45 a.m.    –   Presentation: Julius Watkins, Jazz Horn Pioneer

10:30 a.m.  –   Master Class with David Jolley

11:45 a.m.  –   Recital – Skylark HQ

12:30 p.m.  –   Lunch on own

1:30 p.m.    –   Intro to Horn Maintenance with Dave Weiner

2:30 p.m.    –   Massed Horn Choir Reading

4:00 p.m.    –   Closing Performances

                        Q & A with Skylark H.Q., David Jolley, Patrick Smith

5:00 p.m.    –   Bon Voyage!!!!!