Clinics, and Residencies
Please contact CH for full descriptions of the following
(Primary & Secondary Schools)
for general student bodies, this event is typically
50-60 minutes in length with the Calvary Horns
performing its "best of" concert.
The event will appeal to any age group. Large audiences
are not a concern as long as an appropriate introduction
and adult supervision are provided.
Length: 60 minutes
Audience: appropriate for middle school through high school
This event is primarily a performance; however,
it is designed for music students. Attendance by
members of the school band, orchestra, and choir
is encouraged. Students will have the opportunity
of learning specifics about the music performed by
CH and have the opportunity to ask questions regarding
musical concerns, careers, etc.
Typically the length of a class period; informal
format. CH performs several pieces and offers a discussion
including personal backgrounds, practice techniques,
music careers, etc. Suitable for band members and
for all music students.
Length: 60-90 minutes
Audience: appropriate for Instrumental, Rhythm Section students, and general
music students in middle school through college
Length: 45 - 60 minutes
Audience: appropriate for high school through college
offer students the opportunity to receive specific
information for their particular instruments. CH
offers classes for trumpet, trombone, saxophone,
and rhythm section. If there is interest, sessions
in composition & arranging, jazz improvisation,
stage fright, the business of music, etc., are also
Length: 60 minutes
of CH observe rehearsals by school music groups
(band, jazz ensemble, or chamber groups) or sections
from ensembles. CH will offer suggestions and "work" the
Individual members of CH will make themselves available
for private lessons to university students. Fees
are reasonable and payable directly to the teacher.
Length: 50 minutes
Audience: appropriate for middle school through college age students
residency activity, CH shares its history, programming
choices, and knowledge of music through narratives,
performance, and Q&A.
CH Musical Journey
Length: 50-60 minutes
Audience: appropriate for elementary through high school students
This residency activity is centered on introducing
students to a wide range of musical genres and composers
On a limited basis, CH is available for residencies
of 2-5 days. These events can be tailored to the
needs of the community, combining the events described
above with a full evening concert.
Note: The tech requirements listed on the stage
plot are also required for residency activities,
except for the lighting. CH requires a 60-90 minute
load-in time for activities.
*FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY*
Please contact CH for
additional technical information.
1. Fifteen sturdy Manhasset or Wenger
2. Fifteen chairs
3. Sound System (see Stage Plan)
4. CH will make full use of available lighting;
three-four specials if possible (see Stage Plan)
5. One dressing room/warm-up
room for Mark Van Cleave
6. One large dressing room/warm-up
room for the brass players
7. One dressing room/warm-up room
separate from brass, for rhythm section
8. Grand piano; tuned prior to group's
NOTE: CH will make every effort to arrive at the
concert site 4-6 hours prior to performance time.
The stage area should be available for set-up and
rehearsal at this time. A crew of 1-2 to assist with
load-in, set-up and load-out is appreciated.