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

Jennifer Gandarias gandarias1217 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 14:09:08 UTC 2015


Just an FYI about Braille Beats:  The camp had a minor setback and will not
be operating this summer.  Brunhilde, the camp organizer, is wonderful and
responds to email quickly.  She said the camps would return next summer, so
keep it in mind for next year.
~Jennifer

On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 5:19 AM, Chris Nusbaum via blindkid <
blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> I've heard about one called Braille Beats, which I believe is held in
> Michigan. It's put on by World Access for the Blind, Daniel Kish's
> organization. A friend who went there tells me it's a very good camp and
> the education he received there helped him immensely in his musical
> activity in school. Googling Braille Beats should help you find more
> information.
>
> Chris Nusbaum
>
> > On May 28, 2015, at 11:43 PM, Cableone via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On May 28, 2015, at 7:13 PM, Carol Castellano via blindkid <
> blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Not off the top of my head, but if I receive any notices, I will pass
> them along!
> >> Carol
> >>
> >> At 01:08 AM 5/27/2015, you wrote:
> >>> Carol, Do you know of any summer music camps for younger kids? My
> grandson is 8 and plays piano. Just curious - thanks. Cynda Sent from my
> iPhone > On May 23, 2015, at 9:06 AM, Carol Castellano via blindkid <
> blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote: > > 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> >> Reply-To: admin at dancingdots.com >> Sender:
> William R McCann <williamr at dancingdots.ccsend.com> >> To:
> carol.joyce.castellano at gmail.com >> Subject: Opportunity for Blind and
> Low Vision Musicians: Enchanted Hills >> Camp >> >> Dancing Dots >> >> >>
> 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. >> >> >> >>
> ... >> >> >> >> 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! >> >> >> >> 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. >> >> >> >> 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. >> >> >> >> 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 >> >> Dittmar, who will bring his energy and talent to
> teaching what he loves most. >> >> >> >> 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.
> >> >> >> >> Featuring Special Guests >> >> 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. >> >> >> >>
> When: Monday, August 3 through Sunday, August 9 >> >> Where: Enchanted
> Hills Camp for the Blind, Napa >> >> Cost for the week, >> >>
> all-inclusive: $300 (If the registration fee is a barrier, let us know;
> some scholarships will be available.) >> >> >> >> To sign up, contact <
> http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001r2EnL_AmjO0tlJ3tgN39VLo0pjcwCfv_o7Jp7tep5aSfXWAzazK8d8ROOFNWPFCUG1sWnr74V1qxTZvccJrW_X46_dieA9QERrAIhsbBOGLia6-SLXTu9fL3GEFkzuhNg3Kg4W39XEAdqVXsCnRul6uoqvkfAEIFn2Ac6h_MTXN7vCDFC5X6Ug==&c=86_qgd2YR817yRAOk5Xqgpdsx6U0-OOihUCu3YDeRNNEWZpFaIuAaQ==&ch=HRbHhHMUao6S6vk5LEbCbCv_pkk91rt3xZsOy8fcFZVmO7AumyJzxQ==>Taccarra
> Burrell at 415-694-7318 or >> >> or go to the <
> http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001r2EnL_AmjO0tlJ3tgN39VLo0pjcwCfv_o7Jp7tep5aSfXWAzazK8d8ROOFNWPFCU4KkAXiyx9BBYrYU-cQBrjPIW9tjsDuMY66gv8P-Z76nCDRISUQKYgmx0HGyB2BauDImOeLstxrX4vcGRuyqyHydEfe0oSxqvPRxKR62Qc3vfE5is996lK6KX3u4eU9JvzizcWJsNghqNBUj9ynzbEg==&c=86_qgd2YR817yRAOk5Xqgpdsx6U0-OOihUCu3YDeRNNEWZpFaIuAaQ==&ch=HRbHhHMUao6S6vk5LEbCbCv_pkk91rt3xZsOy8fcFZVmO7AumyJzxQ==>Enchanted
> Hills page on our website. >> >> >> >> >> Staff and campers EHC 2014 >> >>
> Staff and campers EHC 2014 >> >> >> Regards, >> >> Bill >> >> Founder &
> President >> >> Dancing Dots >> >> <
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> >> 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
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