Since that time, the idea has been adopted throughout the U. In Fall , the Eastman-Rochester New Horizons Program will operate its programs online for the safety of members and conductors. Each member who pays this tuition may participate in any appropriate ensemble that he or she chooses. Please reach out directly to ensemble directors with specific questions or contact the ECMS Office at community esm.
NHBT has 5 levels of concert band plus enrichment classes in jazz and theory.
New Horizons International Music Association
An organization of amateur bands, choirs, and orchestras for adults with and without music experience. It spawned a movement that exceeded groups internationally by the s. You do not currently have access to this article. Please login to access the full content.
New or returning to music?
Each month features fresh material. There are different class levels to meet your needs. Lots of other ways to engage with others while you continue to develop your musicianship. We offer band classes ranging from absolute beginner to advanced levels, conducted by experienced, professional music directors. We also offer enrichment classes in jazz performance and music theory.
New Horizons Music programs provide entry points to music making for adults, including those with no musical experience at all and those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long time. Many adults would like an opportunity to learn music in a group setting similar to that offered in schools, but the last entry point in most cases was elementary school. We know that for most of the last century, about percent of high school students nationally participated in music. From that, we can estimate that at least 80 percent of the adult population needs beginning instruction in order to participate in making music.