BOSTON NO. SHORE INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM 2022
JULY 18 - 24
Brazilian / Jazz Immersion
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This year our instrumental program at Endicott will focus on immersing players in Brazilian music and Jazz. Enhancing their daily ensemble work with Vitor Gonçalves and Mike Tucker, ensemble participants will work with additional SMJ faculty TBA (percussionist/drummer and guitarist TBA), and of course, with SMJ Artistic/Music Director, Nilson Matta. This program, capped at 2 ensembles, will provide a unique opportunity to zero in on your priorities which we encourage you to share with us prior to program start.
Daily Jazz & Brazilian Ensembles
Harmony & Improvisation
Rhythm Section Boot Camp
Brazilian Styles & Phrasing for Melodic Instruments
Brazilian Percussion for Instrumentalists
Roots of the Brazilian Rhythms
The Influencers: Important Composers that changed the way we play Brazilian music
Similarities between Brazilian music and New Orleans Jazz
Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz
How Rock, Funk and Pop music from USA & England influenced Brazilian music
Vocal / Instrumental Collaboration (optional)
Faculty - Boston Northshore
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Overview of the Week
Our week begins on Monday with afternoon registration, followed by dinner and our Meet & Greet / Faculty Presentation / Jam. The Tuesday – Friday schedule unday – Thursday schedule, 9:00am – 5:45pm, has a built-in mid-day break for relaxing, practicing, private lessons, biking, swimming, etc.. Evenings are filled with jams facilitated by faculty. Nighttime highlights include our SMJ Cabaret, Faculty Performance, and of course, our culminating student concert. Program activities culminate on Saturday evening, with campus check-out on Sunday.
The schedule of the instrumental program is coordinated with the vocal program to allow for interaction and exchange of faculty between both tracks.
Lodging & Meals
On-campus lodging is available in the Hawthorne Residence Hall. Constructed in 2008, it is comprised of apartment-like ‘pods – each with a living area, kitchen, and bathroom/shower. While bedrooms are doubles, they can be used as a single. In each unit there is double/sink vanity outside the ‘bathroom’ which includes a shower and toilet. Linens and towels are not provided.
On-campus lodging fees (see below) include meals beginning with Monday dinner through Sunday breakfast. Upon registering, you will receive a meal preference form to indicate your fare preference (standard, pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan), allergies, dietary restrictions.
B&Bs, motels, hotels and Airbnb’s are available both in Beverly, and nearby towns on the North Shore (i.e., Salem and Manchester-by-the Sea) for those who prefer to stay off campus.
If you stay off campus, you have the option of signing up for lunches and/or other meals prior to program start.
INQUIRE ABOUT SPECIAL 2-WEEK RATES
Fees & Policies
OFF-CAMPUS TUITION: $875
ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCE PACKAGES – includes tuition, 6 nights lodging, meals (Mon - Sat dinner)
Double Room: $1375
Single Room: $1455
Referrals: $150 discount for person referring and $150 for new student
50% upon registration with balance due by June 9*
*feel free to inquire about installment plan
FORMS OF PAYMENT
Venmo (no fee if drawn from your bank account or debit card)
Credit Card (2.9% surcharge)
A limited number of partial scholarships / financial aid are available based on merit and financial need.
Our program is a small program. In light of this, in the event you are unable to attend you have the option of applying your payment to next year’s camp (excluding lodging/meals) or to find a sub to fill your reserved music spot and your lodging/meal reservation.
Proof of vaccination and booster updates must be submitted prior to attendance. Completion of registration and payment will confirm that registrant agrees to follow Covid-related policies of both College of the Atlantic and Samba Meets Jazz Workshops.
Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Mannin Center for the Arts
Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, Endicott boasts a beautiful and walkable campus. Our sessions will be held in the Mannin Center for the Arts. A modern state of the art facility for arts education, it is a stunning structure inside and out. We’ll have use of its concert hall, classrooms, and 5 piano practice rooms, from 8:30am to 11:00pm.
When we’re not in the Arts Center, we’ll have free access to the school’s modern gymnasium and beach across the road.
About Boston's No. Shore Area
Singing Beach - Manchester By The Sea
Endicott College is located just outside the town of Beverly, Massachusetts, which is 16 miles north of Boston. It is one of several seaside resort towns located on Boston’s North Shore, often referred to as Boston’s “Gold Coast,” including: Marblehead, Rockport, Glouster, and Newbury Port.
The college sits adjacent to three of Beverly”s sandiest and most pleasant beaches. These are bayside beaches, great for sunning and splashing, but not roaring with surf.
Getting To & From
376 Hale Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Beverly, MA is easily reached via plane, train or bus to BOSTON. From Boston, options are to take taxi/uber to the College or the T-Line Train to Beverly, where you can grab a taxi.
Getting Around Campus & the Area
Endicott is a very walkable campus. If driving to, or on campus, there is parking at the Arts Center, dining hall and our dorms. The town of Beverly is a 5-minute car ride from our campus. Taxis are easily available, but it’s always easy to get a ride.