Monday, June 24, 2013

String Audition Boot Camp 2013

Salt Lake Community College
Division of Communication and Performing Arts
Division of Continuing Education
String Audition Boot Camp
2-Day Intensive Summer Workshop with Dr. Leslie Henrie

This workshop is designed for talented high school students who wish to gain knowledge and exposure to audition procedures, learn audition preparation skills, participate in mock auditions, and receive advice on audition repertoire. Students will also learn about available scholarship opportunities from schools both local and national and make a digital recording of audition material.

Space is limited. Start preparing now to apply to the college music program of your choice!

Dates:            July 31 & August 1, 2013
Time:              9:00am – 3:00pm    
Location:       Salt Lake Community College
                        South City Campus
                        1575 S State Street
                        Salt Lake City, UT  84115
                        Room W252
Cost:              $125 per student

Workshop fee includes individual instruction, group classes on repertoire selection and preparation, a mock audition in front of peers and teachers, and a digital recording of audition material.

To register please call (801) 957-5200.

About the Instructor

Dr. Leslie Henrie is a local professional violinist, violist, and teacher.  She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance at the University of Utah and her Masters of Music degree in Violin Performance at the University of Kansas.  She completed her Artist’s Diploma in 2008 at Park University’s International Center for Music, and while living in Kansas City she served as associate concertmaster and principal second violin for the St. Joseph Symphony.  She completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in violin and viola performance and pedagogy at the University of Utah in 2013, where she was a teaching assistant to Dr. Hasse Borup. 

Ms. Henrie has performed and recorded extensively with many local professional organizations, including the Utah Symphony, Vivaldi Virtuosi, Utah Chamber Artists, and the LDS Church.  She was most recently featured as a soloist on Covenant Communications’ album release, “This Is The Christ,” where she premiered a new solo work written by local LDS composer and artist Marshall McDonald.  She is currently on the faculty at Salt Lake Community College, where she teaches violin, viola, and various other music courses.