Beacon Music Factory is an out-of-the-box music school and performance venue in the Hudson Valley, with a roster of more than 12 teachers and nearly 200 students of all ages. Students can join a rock band, sing in a choir, play in a string chamber group, and pick up a wide variety of instruments. They offer private lessons, group classes, and a wide range of workshops in rock, folk, jazz, and classical for beginners and pros. Beacon Music Factory also organizes concerts and music festivals.
Summer Chamber Music Boot Camp
If you have ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of playing in a classic chamber ensemble this is your opportunity. The definition of chamber music is one player to a part and no conductor. Experience the artistic freedom of playing classical music in a small group. This 6-week course will explore a variety of styles of chamber music. Open to all instruments; repertoire will be based on participating instruments.
Instructor Brad Hubbard was a member of the New Century Saxophone Quartet from 1988-2004. While he was a member NCSQ became the first Saxophone ensemble to win First Prize in the prestigious Concert Artists Guild International Competition. Brad has performed with the quartet throughout the world including performances in Carnegie Hall, The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and The White House among other venues. He also appears on the first 6 NCSQ recordings.
Dates for 2018: To Come