In-Person Seminar

 Clinics/Masterclasses 

Clinics – Faculty will present on topics such as technique, effective ways to practice, memorization, Bach on marimba, creative analysis, and looking for meaning beyond the sound.

Masterclasses – Participants may perform for and engage in open discussions with the faculty. Participants may perform works by others or original works. Faculty may comment on both the performance and writing. 

(Participants are not required to perform at masterclasses. Please indicate your preference on the online registration. All participants who requested to perform at a masterclass are guaranteed a spot.)

 Faculty Concerts

5+ concerts featuring our faculty and various guest artists. Programs TBA.

Participants Marathon Concert

All participants are welcome to perform. Details to be discussed at the seminar.

 Private Lessons

Each participant will have 2 private lessons with the faculty during the seminar. Participants may list their choices of instructors in order of preference during registration, however their top choices may not be guaranteed.

Participants may observe each other’s lessons, IF the performing participant consents. You may indicate your preference on the registration questionnaire.

Group Composition

A group composition project with the guidance of the faculty. Specific details to be announced at the seminar. No writing experience required! (Not required. For interested participants only.)

 Guest Lectures, Physical Wellness Sessions, Local Runs/Hikes

Guest lectures by various artists, as well as physical wellness sessions led by local instructors. We’ll also have guided runs and hikes exploring the beautiful scenery of Eugene, OR.

What to prepare 

    • Sticks/Mallets/Bows etc.,
    • Any instruments you may want to bring
    • Scores (and parts when applicable) of your repertoire
    • Laptop/tablets, if available
    • Writing materials. Plenty of writing utensils and staff paper
    • An open mind

Tell us what you want to learn!

While some things in the curriculum are set, please feel free to keep an open dialogue with us and suggest topics you would like to work on at the seminar.

 Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition Fee: $850 USD 
    Spots are limited.  A $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot.
  • OPTIONAL Housing at the University of Oregon residence hall 
    (Participants are welcomed to secure their own housing at local hotels, airbnbs, etc.) 
    – Double room – $85 x 8 = $680
    – Single room – $100 x 8 = $800
    (check-in July 31st, check-out August 8th) 

 *All payments are non-refundable except for seminar cancellation by Beta Percussion. In case of unforeseen circumstances such as low enrollment and COVID-19 developments, Beta Percussion may cancel the seminar, in which case all monies paid will be refunded to the participants.

 Deadlines

    • Registration Deadline: July 1st, 2022
    • Scholarship Deadline: June 1st, 2022
    • Housing Reservation Deadline: June 1st, 2022 

 Age Limit

Participants must be at least 18 years old at the time of the seminar.

*Special cases may be made for select under 18 years old candidates. Please contact us at betapercussion@gmail.com for more details. 

 COVID-19

All participants are required to provide proof of vaccination. In addition, we will follow CDC guidelines, Oregon state recommendations, and University of Oregon requirements at the time of the seminar.

 Payment

Please go to the Payment page to submit a $100 deposit to secure your spot, registration, and housing (optional) fees. You may pay in installments. Full amount needs to be paid by July 1st, 2022.