School of Music > Community Music > Programs > Adult > New Horizons
Groups meet weekly for eight sessions and perform in concert at the end of each quarter. Participants must provide their own instruments in good repair. Band, String Orchestra and select, smaller ensembles are available.
New Horizons groups have appeared at the Sheffield Garden Walk, Renaissance Court at the Chicago Cultural Center, and Sunrise of Lincoln Park.
New Horizons Concert Band is an intermediate/advanced group. Participants must have some instrumental background. Less experienced players can begin with discounted individual lessons. Intermediate/Advanced players enter directly into the Concert Band.
Informal interview with the director required. Participants must have previous instrumental experience. Less experienced players begin with string sectionals. Intermediate/Advanced players enter directly into the String Orchestra.
For intermediate wind and brass players, this class will explore jazz standards and focus on developing improvisational skills.
This ensemble is perfect for intermediate and advanced flutists who are interested in exploring the rich literature available for flute choir.