Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

"The Most Pleasant Companion - An Introduction to the Baroque Recorder"

 

May 06, 2021

 

7:00 PM EDT to 8:00 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Jean Hein will present a brief history of the recorder and introduce the various sizes of recorders with musical demonstrations and performance examples.

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Director's Professional Development-A Community Conversation (In-Person Rehearsals Using Aerosol Study Guidelines)

 

May 03, 2021

 

3:00 PM EDT to 4:30 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

We intend to focus conversations on planning rehearsals referencing the most recent Aerosol Study information.

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An Introduction to 'Body Mapping' and 'The Alexander Technique' with Dr. Jackie McIlwain

 

April 22, 2021

 

7:00 PM EDT to 8:00 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

During this exploratory presentation, Dr. McIlwain will provide brief descriptions of Body Mapping and the Alexander Technique and how they can help you, simple movement explorations to aid your music making, and uncover myths about breathing.

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Music Without Borders Virtual Conference

 

April 10, 2021

 

1:00 PM EDT to 5:30 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Music Without Borders is an opportunity to learn more about your instrument, engage in musicianship opportunities, and play with your friends. All woodwind, brass, string, and percussion players are welcome.

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Directors Professional Development – Expand Your Tech-knowledge

 

March 31, 2021

 

12:00 PM EDT to 1:30 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

All New Horizons teachers and directors are invited to join us for a FREE professional development session focusing on virtual rehearsal technology or creating a performance video of your ensemble.

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"The Why and How of Film Music" with Patricia Wheeler, Jazz Director for the Toronto NHB

 

March 18, 2021

 

7:00 PM EDT to 8:00 PM EDT

 

Zoom Call Virtual

This presentation will explore the functions of film music, how music can support or play against the images on the screen, and the processes involved in scoring a motion picture.

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Next Class March 10th-Learn to Play a Tin Whistle with Roy Ernst

 

March 10, 2021

 

7:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Anyone can learn to play a tin whistle (also called Irish Whistle or Penny Whistle). Three Zoom classes of 40-60 minutes each will be offered by Roy Ernst at 7 pm on Wednesdays, Feb 24, March 3 and March 10

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Director Professional Development-A Community Conversation

 

February 18, 2021

 

12:00 PM EST to 1:00 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

This community conversation is designed to be a "virtual water cooler", an open-ended dialogue where directors can share their experiences with each other.

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Director Professional Development-A Community Conversation

 

February 17, 2021

 

4:00 PM EST to 5:00 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

This community conversation is designed to be a "virtual water cooler", an open-ended dialogue where directors can share their experiences with each other.

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Circus Bands-Jump on the Bandwagon

 

January 26, 2021

 

7:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Have you ever been to a circus? Have you really listened to the music or is it just background? Can you imagine the clowns or the trapeze artists without musical accompaniment? We will visit much of the historic music in this virtual event.

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Directors/Conductors Only Professional Development - Re-tooling for a New Year of Music Making

 

January 19, 2021

 

5:00 PM EST to 7:20 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Directors/Conductors Only-Join your New Horizons colleagues for an informative session that will give you the opportunity to learn about options for online rehearsals and technology solutions to make your virtual teaching better.

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Dr. Roy Ernst: Celebrating 30 years of New Horizons Music

 

January 05, 2021

 

7:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST

 

Zoom Call Virtual

Join the conversation with our founder Dr. Roy Ernst reflecting on 30 years of New Horizons Music.

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