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

Carol Castellano carol_castellano at verizon.net
Fri May 29 02:13:33 UTC 2015

Not off the top of my head, but if I receive any 
notices, I will pass them along!

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: 
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>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 
>Burrell at 415-694-7318 or >> >> or go to the 
>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
carol_castellano at verizon.net

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