2018 Class Schedule

Tuesday, July 3

6:00 PM    Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the concert.
7:00 PM    Ben Verdery, Scott Tennant, and Ian O’Sullivan perform at Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Avenue, Paia, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/rgBWV).

Wednesday, July 4

Classes begin. All classes and ensemble rehearsals, except where noted, will be held at Keawala‘i Congregational Church, 5300 Mākena Rd. Mākena, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/6xuhC). Parking is available along the road and in the lot across the street. Please show the utmost respect at all times for the church and its grounds, including the adjoining cemetery. Shoes should not be worn inside the church building. Prior to your lessons, you may warm up on the church grounds.

9:00 AM    Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the class.
9:30 AM    Ben’s Aloha, to go over class schedule and other topics

Taught by Ben Verdery:
10:00 AM    Stephan Kane – Phantasia in D Major (David Kellner)
10:30 AM     Reade Park – Fuoco from Libra Sonatine (Roland Dyens)
11:00 AM    Trent Park – Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
11:30 AM    Conor Padmanabhan – First movement of 3rd Sonata (Anton Diabelli)
12:00 PM    Nicholas Padmanabhan – Primavera Porteña (Astor Piazzolla; arr. Sergio Assad)
12:30 PM    Lunch on your own

Taught by Ben Verdery:
2:30 PM    Stanley Wang – Granada (Issac Albeniz)
3:00 PM    Zora Kramer – Romance from Grand Sonata for Guitar and Violin (Nicolò Paganini; arr. Norbert Kraft)
3:30 PM    Chase Onodera – Sunburst (Andrew York)
4:00 PM    Aaron Cardenas – TBA

7:00 PM    Dinner at the Hale Kai on one of the BBQ grills in back. All are encouraged to come along! Bring something to eat that can be cooked on the grills or is pre-cooked, or drinks or dessert.

Thursday, July 5

Taught by Ben Verdery:
9:30 AM    Max Mondzac – Hommage à Chopin, movements 1 and 3 (Alexandre Tansman)
10:00 AM    Julian Burbano – Gavotte en Rondeau from Suite in E Major, BWV 1006 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
10:30 AM    Nate Huvard – Variations sur un theme de Django Reinhardt (Leo Brouwer)
11:00 AM    Libby Myers – Dance for the White Spirits (Paul Stanhope)
11:30 PM    Zak Werdegar – Somewhere over the Rainbow (Toru Takemitsu)
12:00 PM    John Olson with Gioia De Cari, soprano – One-Note Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. João Luiz)
12:30 PM    Lunch on your own

2:30 PM–5:00 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Friday, July 6

Taught by Scott Tennant:
9:30 AM    Stephan Kane – Sevillana (Fantasia) (Joaquin Turina)
10:00 AM    Chase Onodera – Fugue from Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
10:30 AM    Trent Park – Fado (Francis Kleynjans)
11:00 AM    Reade Park – Waltz, Op. 8, No. 4 (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
11:30 AM    Zora Kramer – Koyunbaba (Carlo Domeniconi)
12:00 PM    Julian Burbano – Sakura Theme and Variations (Yuquijiro Yocoh)
12:30 PM    Zak Werdegar – Capricho Arabe (Francisco Tarrega)
1:00 PM    Lunch on your own

3:00 PM–5:00 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Lecture by Tom Donahue on the lawn behind the Hale Kai O’Kihei:
6:30 PM    A talk about his new book Benjamin Verdery: A Montage of a Classical Guitarist

Saturday, July 7

Presentation by Evita Arce:
9:30 AM    Stretching for guitarists: Balance your posture and learn movements that help you warm up prior to playing and then relax after long rehearsals
10:00 AM–12:00 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.
12:00 PM    Lunch on your own

Taught by Scott Tennant:
1:30 PM    Nicholas Padmanabhan – 1st movement of Sonata, Op. 15 (Mauro Giuliani)
2:00 PM    Conor Padmanabhan – Etude No. 12 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Lecture by Simon Powis (at Keawala‘i Church)
2:30 PM    Making an impact with your music
3:30 PM    Optional group outing to Iao Valley.

Sunday, July 8

1:00 PM    Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride or can give a ride to the concert.
2:00 PM    Concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 8992 Kula Hwy, Kula, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/J0HNy)
    Stephan Kane – Valses Poeticos (Enrique Granados)
    Max Mondzac – Hommage à Chopin (Alexandre Tansman)
    Libby Myers – Three Spanish Pieces (TonadillaTango and Guajira) (Emilio Pujol)
    Aaron Cardenas – Sonatas Nos. 14 and 22 (Carlos Seixas); Nocturne: Reverie (Giulio Regondi)
    Nate Huvard – Variations sur un theme de Django Reinhardt (Leo Brouwer)

Monday, July 9

Taught by Ben Verdery:
9:30 AM    Zora Kramer – Prelude from Suite, BWV 997 (Johann Sebastian Bach; arr. Frank Koonce)
10:00 AM    Reade Park – Capricho Arabe (Francisco Tarrega)
10:30 AM    Trent Park – Maria Luisa (Julio Sagreras)
11:00 AM    Conor Padmanabhan – Shard (Elliott Carter)
11:30 AM    Nicholas Padmanabhan – Fugue from Lute Suite, BWV 997 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
12:00 PM    Lunch on your own

2:00 PM–3:30 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

5:00 PM    Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride. Dinner is on your own; reception at the mission after the concert.
7:00 PM    Student concert with soloists and ensemble at Lahaina Jodo Mission, 12 Ala Moana Street, Lahaina, HI (Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/SBAFO). Dress is “nice casual” – Aloha shirts are OK, no jeans. Bring a music stand, footstool, and tuner.

Tuesday, July 10

Taught by Scott Tennant:
9:30 AM    Stanley Wang – Frog Galliard (John Dowland)
10:00 AM    Nate Huvard – Julia Florida (Agustín Barrios)
10:30 AM    Libby Myers – Guajira (Emilio Pujol)
11:00 AM    Max Mondzac – Hommage à Chopin: Prelude (Alexandre Tansman)
11:30 AM    Aaron Cardenas – TBA
12:00 PM    John Olson with Tom Donahue, organ – Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 (Johann Sebastian Bach; arr. Tom Donahue)
12:30 PM    Lunch on your own    

2:30 PM–4:30 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

Wednesday, July 11

Taught by Ben Verdery:
9:30 AM    Chase Onodera – Mallorca (Isaac Albéniz)
10:00 AM    Stanley Wang – Etude No. 8 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
10:30 AM    Julian Burbano – Fantasia No. 7 (John Dowland)
11:00 AM    Zak Werdegar – Sonata, L. 483 (Domenico Scarlatti)
11:30 AM    John Olson with Gioia De Cari, soprano – Água de Beber (Antonio Carlos Jobim; arr. João Luiz)
12:00 PM    Lunch on your own

2:00 PM–3:30 PM  Ensemble rehearsal – all participants. Bring music stand, footstool, pencil, tuner.

5:00 PM    Meet in the parking lot of the Hale Kai if you need a ride.
5:30 PM    Catered picnic dinner at Keawala’i Congregational Church.
7:00 PM    Student concert with soloists and ensemble at Keawala‘i Congregational Church. Dress is “nice casual” – Aloha shirts are OK, no jeans. Bring a music stand, footstool, and tuner.

Thursday, July 12

10:00 AM–12:00 PM – Lecture and discussion with Ben Verdery and Scott Tennant at Keawala‘i Church
Practicing, competitions, repertoire, conservatories, careers, and any other topics students might want to discuss

Afternoon    Optional group outing to be announced

7:00 PM    Party at the Hale Kai