[nobe-l] What Does it Mean to be a Blind Musician? Find out at our Blind Music Academy

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Apr 28 07:10:47 UTC 2015

>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.
>Featuring Special Guests
>The week will feature special guest musicians from Napa and the Bay 
>Area and the opportunity to perform live on our new Redwood Grove 
>Theater Stage.
>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 Taccarra Burrell at 415-694-7318 or 
>tburrell at lighthouse-sf.org<mailto:tburrell at lighthouse-sf.org> or go 
>to the Enchanted Hills page on our website: 

         David Andrews and long white cane Harry.
E-Mail:  dandrews at visi.com or david.andrews at nfbnet.org

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