[blindkid] Fwd: Opportunity for Blind and Low Vision Musicians: Enchanted Hills Camp

Carol Castellano carol.joyce.castellano at gmail.com
Sat May 23 16:06:00 UTC 2015


Hi Everyone,
Here is information about a music camp in 
California for BVI musicians ages 14 - 25.
Carol

Carol Castellano
Parents of Blind Children-NJ
Director of Programs
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
973-377-0976
carol_castellano at verizon.net
www.blindchildren.org
www.nopbc.org

>Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 15:47:34 -0400 (EDT)
>From: William R McCann <admin at dancingdots.com>
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>Subject: Opportunity for Blind and Low Vision Musicians: Enchanted Hills
>  Camp
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>Dancing Dots
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>Passing on the following message from the 
>Director of Enchanted Hills Camp and his 
>staff.  Please forward to anyone who might 
>benefit from participation. It's definitely time to make your summer plans.
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>Do you know a young blind or low vision 
>musician?  Are you one  yourself? Find out what 
>it means to be a blind musician at Enchanted 
>Hills Camp's Music Academy, August 3 to 9!
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>This session will be led by some of our nation's 
>best teachers. Singers as well as those who play 
>instruments are welcome at our summer Music Academy at Enchanted Hills.
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>After a hugely successful debut in 2014, the 
>LightHouse will partner for a second year with 
>Dancing Dots, the world's leading provider of 
>accessible music technology for the blind, to 
>bring our summertime Music Academy back to the 
>redwoods. The Academy is open to young, 
>motivated blind and low vision musicians from 
>around the nation who are 14 to 25 years old.
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>Bill McCann, President and Founder of Dancing 
>Dots, will spend the entire week with the 
>aspiring musicians. McCann, blind himself, will 
>lead a team of four blind instructors and 
>technicians to teach the latest and greatest 
>techniques for blind and low vision students. 
>Also returning is former camper and current EHC staff member Shane
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>Dittmar, who will bring his energy and talent to teaching what he loves most.
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>Each day, small groups of 4 or 5 campers will 
>rotate through sessions with instructors in a 
>few key areas. The groups will meet to hone 
>their skills in reading music in braille or 
>magnified print, learning how to use accessible 
>music technology to enter, revise, and print or 
>braile out their musical ideas, and getting a 
>solid introduction to producing multi-track 
>sound recordings independently. We'll form a 
>chorus to apply the skill of reading music while 
>singing. Of course, there will also be time each 
>day to take a swim or explore the lovely grounds 
>of the Enchanted Hills Camp, join in informal 
>jam sessions with fellow campers and staff, and 
>take part in after-dinner listening sessions.
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>Featuring Special Guests
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>Special guest musicians and presenters from Napa 
>and the Bay Area will come in to share their 
>experience and expertise. And you will have the 
>opportunity to perform on our new Redwood Grove 
>Theater Stage in our closing concert.
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>When: Monday, August 3 through Sunday, August 9
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>Where: Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind, Napa
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>Cost for the week,
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>all-inclusive: $300 (If the registration fee is 
>a barrier, let us know; some scholarships will be available.)
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>To sign up, contact 
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>Staff and campers EHC 2014
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>Staff and campers EHC 2014
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>Regards,
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>Bill
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>Founder & President
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>Dancing Dots
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