2020 -2021 TMEA Etude Classes (via Zoom)


The 2020 - 2021 TMEA All Region Etudes are scheduled to be released on Monday July 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM.  Dr. Fairfield has designed two summer sessions to help students become familiar with the etudes in the most efficient manner.  Session 1 is a brief two-day introduction to the etudes that should not conflict with any summer band schedulesSession 2 is a four day, in-depth masterclass.  All students are welcome to join any of the sessions that may fit in their summer band schedule.  Scroll down for more specific details, registration forms, and payment links for each session.

Session 1:  Introduction - July 14 - 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM
Session 2:  Four Day Masterclass - July 20 - 24, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Session 1: Introduction

Join Dr. Fairfield on July 14 & 15 for a brief, two-day introduction of the three etudes which are to be released on July 13.  The two fifty-minute classes will begin  via Zoom at 11:00 AM on Tuesday July 14 and Wednesday July 15.  The introductory classes should not conflict with any summer band schedules.  Dr. Fairfield will slowly introduce and play through sections of each etude and offer early practice plans and suggestions designed to maximize learning and efficiency on the etudes. 


Cost for the two day masterclass will be $50.

2020-21 TMEA Etude Introduction Registration Form

Session 2:  Four Day Masterclass

In the week following the release of the etudes , Dr. Fairfield will present a four day, in-depth masterclass on each of the three etudes.  Each class will be fifty minutes in length.

Monday July 20  at 11:00 AM - Etude #1

Tuesday July 21 at 11:00 AM - Etude #2

Wednesday July 22 at 11:00 AM - Etude #3

Thursday July 23 at 11:00 AM - Question and Answer/Problem Solving Session

The cost for the four day in-depth masterclass will be $100.

2020-21 TMEA Etude Four Day Masterclass Registration Form

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