Mason Summer Saxophone Academy

Summer 2021 registration now open!

MASON SUMMER SAXOPHONE ACADEMY
Part of Summer Music Intensive Week!

 


COVID Safety Guideline: Please be assured that all in-person programs will follow strict safety protocols required by George Mason University and are subject to pivoting to all virtual platforms if health and safety conditions warrant. Required protocols will include masks, physical distancing, daily health checks, and more. Please visit our COVID Safety Guidelines for all in-person programs. We will be routinely updating the information as it evolves. Stay informed by visiting our website and looking out for email alerts and other Academy communications.


 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Join Mason Professor Ed Fraedrich for this new program that will include technique development, audition preparation, reed and repair workshops, altissimo, and more. Students will have the opportunity to audition to perform in a masterclass with a guest artist. Be part of the Mason Saxophone Academy for a fun and educational experience

 

Ages:  13 – 18
Dates:  June 14 – 18, 2021
Times:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm (M-F)
Tuition:  $445
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building
*After Care not available for Summer 2021

 

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PROGRAM FACULTY


 


Instructor: Ed Fraedrich
Mason School of Music Professor
Read about Professor Fraedrich

Ed Fraedrich, saxophone, joined the faculty of GMU in the fall of 2011 after having established a successful private studio in the area. He has performed solos with many ensembles, including the National Symphony Orchestra and the Fairfax Wind Symphony. As a teacher, he has placed more students into All-District and All-State bands than any saxophone teacher in Virgina. Ed is the principal saxophonist with the Virginia Grand Military Band and plays tenor in the quux saxophone quartet. He lives in Springfield, with his wife, Eileen, and three children.

 

 

 

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