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CLASSES & CURRICULUM

A lively mix of daily activities exposes participants to multiple dimensions of Argentine tango music. A typical day includes sessions in instrumental techniques, chamber music, arranging, and large ensemble.

 

PRACTICE TIME & INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

9:00AM-10:15AM

Learn techniques and idioms unique to Argentine tango performance on your instrument with our instructors. Each student will receive one individual class during the week. The rest of the time is used for practice or assignments from arranging class.

CHAMBER MUSIC AND COACHINGS

10:30AM – 12:00PM

Each of the groups will be accompanied by one of our resident instructors full time. In addition to that, each ensemble will receive coaching from Julián Peralta and play in the masterclass for the other faculty to comment.

LUNCH BREAK / TANGO TALKS

12:15PM – 1:45PM

Get to know your ensemble colleagues and other festival participants over lunch. We will also plan on getting together on some of the days for our Lunch Talk Series. More information coming soon!

ORQUESTA TÍPICA

2:00PM – 3:45PM

In our first activity of the afternoon, we will explore the repertoire of major orchestras of the 1940s as well as modern composers under the direction of our master teachers.

ARRANGING ELECTIVES

4:00PM – 5:30PM

Welcoming back maestro Julián Peralta and his Arranging Masterclass! If you haven’t participated in the past and would like an introductory course, join Ben Bogart in his Intro to Arranging class.

DINNER BREAK!

5:45PM – 6:30PM

Another opportunity to meet colleagues, practice or rest before we get to our night activities.

SPECIAL EVENING EVENTS

8:00PM – 9:30PM

Each night a new activity: movie night, faculty and guest concert, master classes with guest faculty, Gala Concert. On the final night, the large ensembles will perform their repertoire for tango dancers from the region in our closing milonga.