Tuesdays, January 17 - February 7, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
Location: Christ United Methodist Church
3101 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075
About this class:
In the Spring 2017 session of this 4-week course, we will focus on embellishing melodies, playing with confidence and ease, finding interesting note combinations, and expressive playing. Some topics may include:
♦ Review embellishments and create new ornaments
♦ Phrasing and musical interpretation
♦ Playing smoothly and not-so-smoothly
♦ Skill development
* A pentatonic Native American flute is required for this class. If
you need one, a high quality flute will be provided upon requset for
an additional $60.
Instuctor: Cornell Kinderknecht
is an award-winning World Flutes
performing and recording artist as well as a teacher. In addition to
his own solo albums, his work can be heard on numerous other artists'
recordings across many genres. He has a private studio of flute
students in Dallas and is in demand as a performer and presenter at
music workshops and festivals around the US. With his expertise, he
provides practical interactive instruction while his light-hearted
approach puts students at ease. Cornell is an Indian Summer Music
Awards winner, an early round Grammy nominee, and twice a Texas Music
Awards finalist. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the
United States Ocarina Association.
Requirements / Pre-requisites:
Requirements for this course:
- Students should have either one of these pre-requisites:
- Attended previous levels (1 & 2) in this series of classes
- Intermediate through advanced experince with the Native flute
- Fluency with the basic NAF scale and some experience in the
- Experience with NAF tablature is suggested.
- A pentatonic Native American flute is required for this class. If
you need one, a high-quality flute will be provided upon request ($60
material cost). The key of A-minor is prefered for exercises that we
play together as a class.
- Curiosity, willingness to experiment, and a the
desire to have fun while learning music.
Please register/pre-pay by January 15, 2017
There are two options available for registration:
► Option 1:
Online payment by credit card or PayPal:
(Your online payment is your registration for the class. Please print your receipt and bring it with you to the class)
Payments are processed through PayPal. NOTE: You do NOT need a
PayPal account use this service. When you checkout and are prompted
to log in to PayPal, look to the left where it says "Don't have a
PayPal account?" to pay with a credit card.
If you are unable to prepay for this class, please contact Cornell
to make other arrangements.
* Cancelation / Refund policy: No
refunds will be made after January 5, 2017, unless the class is canceled
(in which case, a full refund will be made).
► Option 2:
Payment by check or money order:
Complete the following form and then mail your check, payable to Cornell Kinderknecht to:
(Your registration is complete when your check or money order clears.)
P.O. Box 2313
Addison, TX 75001