BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Ages: 11 - 18
Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced
Join the North Coast Winds, Cleveland's premier professional woodwind quintet, for an interactive and fun week of woodwind instruction and chamber music!
Students will learn and practice the basics of chamber music, rehearse and perform side-by-side with professional musicians in a chamber music immersion experience and perform in a recorded concert for family and friends at the end of the week. Other topics will include careers in music, basic ear training, music theory, sight singing, critical listening skills, and more!
Camps begins on a Saturday, June 12th at 2:00 pm with a welcome orientation and placements.
Open to flute, oboe, B-flat clarinet, French horn, and bassoon students who have at least 2 years of experience playing with a band or orchestra.
Instructor, French Horn
Emily Shelley, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is currently second horn of both The Wheeling Symphony in West Virginia and The Erie Philharmonic in Pennsylvania and is the horn player in Cleveland’s professional woodwind quintet, the North Coast Winds, which took 2nd place at the 201... Expand
Emily Shelley, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is currently second horn of both The Wheeling Symphony in West Virginia and The Erie Philharmonic in Pennsylvania and is the horn player in Cleveland’s professional woodwind quintet, the North Coast Winds, which took 2nd place at the 2015 Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition. As a teacher, Emily has taught privately for over a decade, was the Assistant Horn Faculty at the 2015 Sitka Fine Arts Camp in Alaska and is a Co-Founder of the North Coast Winds Chamber Music Camp. In addition to her performing career she holds the position of Operations Coordinator with the baroque chamber group, Les Délices, and Orchestra Manager with the Cleveland Opera Theater.
Shelley completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto in 2010 where she studied with Gabriel Radford and then moved to the United States where she completed her master’s degree at The Cleveland Institute of Music while under the tutelage of Cleveland Orchestra principal hornist Richard King and went on to receive her artist’s diploma at The Oberlin Conservatory where she is studied with Roland Pandolfi. In both Canada and the United States, Emily attended Domaine Forget, Windfest, the Banff Centre, and the Music Academy of the West summer festivals.