In gentle of the pandemic, the Luther School Music Division has been unable to host its annual Dorian Vocal, Orchestra, and Band Festivals. With a view to proceed to offer musical studying alternatives to highschool music college students and their academics, Luther is providing On-line Vocal Week, Orchestra Week, and Band Week; held in January, February and March, respectively. Most periods will likely be accessible to the general public on the Luther College Music Department YouTube channel, whereas different periods will happen over Zoom.
In a typical yr the Dorian Festivals introduce highschool college students, who’ve been nominated by their highschool administrators, to the Luther music program. “Each January, February, and March, we invite a whole lot of academics together with 1,000 singers, 150 orchestra college students, and 500 band college students to take part within the Dorian Festivals,” mentioned Kayla Scholl, director of music advertising and marketing and Dorian applications. “We determined in early fall that we’d host On-line Music Weeks to characteristic every space of our music program as a substitute.”
Throughout these on-line music weeks, a unique video will likely be posted day by day at 7 p.m. on the Luther School Music Division YouTube Channel. A few of these movies take a deep dive into a unique facet of this system, others supply digital recitals, and others supply probabilities to listen to from our alumni. Along with the movies, there are a lot of probabilities for dwell, digital interactions with members of the Luther School music college. These interactions embody digital scholarship auditions, one-on-one digital college conferences, trainer workshops, and method courses for each college students and academics.
Luther’s On-line Vocal Week, held Jan. 10-16, options 11 gifted highschool college students who have been chosen by audition for a digital recital. As well as, 16 highschool choirs are taking part in digital workshops with members of the Luther School choral college. Different particular occasions embody a school voice recital and a digital administrators’ session. The Luther Music Division can also be gifting away choir music to 25 space excessive colleges.
Luther’s On-line Orchestra Week will likely be held Feb. 7-13. To study extra about take part, go to: https://www.luther.edu/music/dorian/festivals/orchestra/online/. Particular person scholarship audition and college assembly request kinds are due Feb. 5.
Luther’s On-line Band Week will likely be held Feb. 28-March 6. To study extra about take part, go to: https://www.luther.edu/music/dorian/festivals/band/online/. Solo recital audition submissions are due Feb. 7, whereas scholarship audition and college assembly request kinds are due Feb. 26.
Please go to the Luther School Music Division YouTube Channel to take pleasure in all of the movies launched for the net music weeks. For full schedules, go to: https://www.luther.edu/music/dorian/festivals/.