The Lessonface Wednesday Orchestra
About The Lessonface Wednesday Orchestra
- Regular on-line orchestra class
- One music video concert per month
- Accepts new members every first week of every month
Open to music students, adult amateurs, and young professionals with at least 2 years experience with their instrument, and the ability to read music score or chord symbols
Online Youtube Concert Premieres
Check out the awesome end result from each month's Wednesday Orchestra series!
Aug. 6th, 2020
"Carinhoso", by Pixinguinha
Sep. 2nd, 2020
"DYLOIÁ", by Edmundo Villani-Côrtes
Tribute to his 90th birthday + interview with the composer :)
The Lessonface Wednesday Orchestra will meet once a week through Zoom for a master class in which orchestra conductor Celina Charlier will give instructions for each musician on how to play and record their parts. All classes will be recorded and made available for all students to consult for your individual practice.
The orchestra offers sliding scale enrollment options. Orchestra members will join for a month at a time. All enrollment options cover four rehearsals, the student musical parts, and the final recording of the performance which you can share with the world! Choose your pricing level from the following:
• Suggested per student: $159
• Discounted per student: $99
• Minimum per student: $29
By enrolling for the price you can afford, you can make music education more accessible for others. Learn more about how Lessonface works here.
The Lessonface Wednesday Orchestra will meet for 4 live online rehearsals on the schedule below.
Wednesdays, 7-9 pm EDT | 4-6 pm PDT | 23:00-01:00 UTC.
• September 2
• September 16
• September 23
• September 30
We recognize and note that the rehearsals actually occur on Thursdays for members joining from Asia/Australasia. We may add another session on Wednesday mornings, from 7-9 am ET, or Saturdays fro 7-9 am should there be sufficient interest. Please contact Celina with your feedback!
How It Works
Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. Students in the orchestra must have an iOS device, iPad or iPhone, to record their parts. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. Your enrollment is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.
Students must have any device with internet and download the free version of Zoom app to attend classes/rehearsals once a week.
Students must use an Iphone or Ipad to do the recordings for class. Android is not compatible with the recording app used for class.
Signed up already? Click here.
About Celina Charlier
Celina Charlier is a Brazilian flutist, living in New York for almost 20 years. She holds an international concert career, having performed professionally since 1989, as a chamber musician, orchestra musician and soloist, throughout Brazil, USA, Italy, France, Malta, Switzerland, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Sri Lanka and the United Arabic Emirates. Her repertoire encompasses from Early Music to electronic avant garde, including Brazilian genres. She taught for 16 years at New York University, and put together from scratch the entire music program for NYU Abu Dhabi, the first global university. At NYUAD, she was the Director of Music Performance, until 2015, when she made her way back to the Western world and has focused on performing, teaching, and recording.
About Lessonface, PBC
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