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Victoria Hammill offers group music instruction and appreciation through her cross cultural workshop, The Melding of North and South America, and her Electric Violin Workshop. She also offers students the opportunity to rehearse weekly and perform at local venues, as a small ensemble, such as; a 2 - 8 piece duo, trio, band or orchestra.

SMALL GROUP ENSEMBLES

Students have the option to participate in small ensembles of 2 or more on a weekly basis, and perform at summer and winter recitals and other venues. Weekly Small Ensemble provides the experience of playing in harmony and in time with two or more musicians and/or vocalists. Ensembles can be any combination of string, piano or keyboard, wind, guitar, bass, drums, or percussion instruments.

Students must be able to read music and have a good foundation and mastery of their instrument, and are required to audition.

Required number of participants: 2+

Tuition: $110 per month with a minimum committment of three months. ($360 payable in three monthly installments of $120.)

Meeting weekly from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Round Rock Music, 2251 Double Creek Drive, Round Rock, Texas, 78664, starting Saturday, October 7, 2017, with open enrollment through October 21, 2017.

If interested, contact Victoria for more info and/or to schedule an audition. Upon acceptance to the program, contact Matt Slack (Owner / Round Rock Music) at 512-745-7605, or stop by Round Rock Music from 4:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Thursday to register and arrange method of payment.

GROUP ENRICHMENT CLASSES

Group instructional music classes for 5 or more students are also offered. Contact Victoria to make arrangements for group lessons.

 

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VICTORIA HAMMILL: ELECTRIC VIOLIN WORKSHOP & CONCERT

In this electric violin workshop, participants will learn about the electric violin, as well as how to design and enhance their rig with various amps, loopers, pedals, pedal boards, and processor effects using TH2 modeling software by OverLoud, with a laptop and USB audio midi interface. Various electric violin bowing techniques, slides, hammer-ons, rakes, etc., are also demonstrated, and participants have the opportunity to try these techniques out on Zeta Five, Victoria's "number one" custom made five string electric jazz series violin made by Zeta Music. The workshop ends with an electricfied LIVE violin / vocal performance with Victoria Hammill & Zeta Five.

The workshop will be offered in several different formats:

  • 1 day for intermediate to advanced string students, with lecture, modeling, and demonstration of various electric violin stylings and techniques, and instruction with on hands application of techniques for participants during the day, and a live evening concert performane from Victoria Hammill and her Zeta Five string violin with pre-recorded rhythm tracks. Click HERE for course outline.
  • 1 week residency for advanced string students, with lecture, modeling, and 2 - 3 planned trips to local retail and/or rental music stores to give each participant on hands experience of designing their own personal rig, as well as group master classes, and a live evening concert with Victoria and her Zeta Five with pre-recorded rhythm tracks. Click HERE for course outline.
  • 2 week residency for advanced string students, with lecture, modeling, and 2 - 3 planned trips to local retail and/or rental music stores to give each participant the experience of designing their own personal rig, as well as group master classes, and a live evening concert with the Victoria & Zeta Five Duo. Click HERE for course outline.
  • 2 week residency for advanced string students, with 2 - 3 planned trips to local retail and/or rental music stores to give each participant the experience of designing their own personal rig, as well as group master classes in preparation for performing in the finale piece of a live evening concert performance with the Victoria & Zeta Five Band. Click HERE for course outline.

Register for the Victoria Hammill: Eletric Violin Workshop and make payment online today to hold your slot! For more info and additional questions about enrollment and billing, contact Victoria.

Online Group Ensemble / Workshop Registration

Please make payment online in advance, or mail check or money order payable to Victoria Hammill to Victoria L. Hammill, 1005 Lynda Sue Street, Round Rock, Texas, 78681

Make Online Payment

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THE MELDING OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA SPRING & FALL WORKSHOP SERIES

In this workshop series, participants learn about the historical development of music in North and South America through story, demonstration, instruction, and expression.   Various music genres, such as; rock, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, fusion, funk, classical, folk, and Latin / Brazilian, and more, are illustrated through voice, electric and acoustic violin / fiddle, guitar, drums & percussion.  Participants are also taught the parts of the violin, how to rosin and hold the bow and violin properly, how to play open strings, how to tune the instrument, how to take care of the instrument properly, and learn the differences between acoustic and electric violin, in particular, amplification and effects. Similarly, the guitar and open chords and strumming, the piano, and voice with sight singing and easy vocalizations to relax the vocal chords for low, mid, and high range, and breathing techniques are also introduced. In addition, participants have the opportunity to learn and play signature rhythms native to North and South America with various percussive instruments.  The series ends with a live concert performance of originals from Victoria & Zeta Five.

The workshop will be offered in three different formats:

  • 8 classes (once a week for eight weeks) on weekdays, for pre-schoolers, kindergartners, and first graders.
    Click HERE for course outline.
  • 8 classes (once a week for eight weeks) on weekdays, for age 8 to age 12 with beginning to intermediate instructional group classes following for violin, guitar, piano, voice, and percussion students, in preparation for live concert finale performance piece with Victoria & Zeta Five. Click HERE for course outline.

  • 2 week residency, for age 8 to age 12 with instructional group classes following for violin, guitar, piano, voice, and percussion students, in preparation for live concert finale performance piece with Victoria & Zeta Five. Click HERE for course outline.

  • 2 week residency, for age 16 to adult with masters classes following for violin, guitar, piano, voice, and percussion students, in preparation for live concert finale performance piece with Victoria & Zeta Five. Click HERE for course outline.

Register for The Melding of North and South America Workshop Spring / Fall Series, and make payment online today to hold your slot! For more info and additional questions about enrollment and billing, contact Victoria.

Online Group Ensemble / Workshop Registration

Please make payment online in advance, or mail check or money order payable to Victoria Hammill to:

Victoria Hammill: Music Instruction for All Ages
1005 Lynda Sue Street
Round Rock, Texas, 78681

Make Online Payment

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POLICIES

For local group ensembles, payment is due in full the first day of each month.

For workshops, a $100 deposit is required to reserve a slot, and payment in full is required 21 business days prior to first day of workshop online or with cash, check, or money order. 100% money back guarantee for cancellations made within 5 or more business days prior to first day of workshop.

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