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| Thursday, 30 August 2018 |
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FS&P Committee Meeting

12:00 PM
Faculty Status and Performance (FS&P) Committee Meeting
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Creative Strings Collective (CSC) Auditions

1:00 PM

Event Description: If you play violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, drum set or percussion and would like to audition for CSC, please plan on a 10 minute audition, Thursday, August 30th between 1 and 6pm (contact director to set up). Audition will include: 3 octave scale of your choice Solo or orchestral piece that you are already familiar and Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings excerpts (contact director for parts).


CSC is a music loving, fun group. You are welcome to check us out for the first couple of weeks and make sure it's a good fit. Come join us! MUSI 057. Creative Strings Collective (.25). This innovative string ensemble (violin, viola, cello, bass) breaks into non conventional genres for strings in addition to performing traditional string orchestra repertoire. The course includes but is not limited to the following styles: bluegrass, blues, classical, jazz, Latin, pop, and tango. Students are encouraged to engage through performance, improvisation and theory with opportunities for arranging and composition. Students need only basic skills on their instrument and an open mind. Neither prior improvisational skills nor theory background are required. Open to all students, audition by director, Amber Dolphin. (dolphina@beloit.edu)
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(HWC) Community Connection Day

3:30 PM
The Beloit College Health and Wellness Center invites you to join us for our 3rd Annual Community Connection Day (CCD) on Thursday August 30th, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. This event will take place at Chapin Quad (Rain location: Sanger Science Center Atrium).
Community Connection Day aims to showcase the city of Beloit to our students and provide them with an opportunity to connect and get to know the community they're a part of. From entertainment sites, restaurants, churches, health and wellness resources, and other community organizations. This event is open to all Beloit College students and any business/organization that service the Beloit Area.
We hope this will be an enjoyable event for our community partners and our Beloit College community.
See you there!
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Turtle Tunes Music Outreach Info Meeting (teach music to 3rd graders)

4:15 PM
Want to teach music to 3rd graders and get credit for it? (This .5 course fulfills the LAP 1 credit)


Turtle Tunes Music Outreach would love to have you join the student teaching team. For more information come to the meeting Thursday, August 30 in Hendricks, Room 221 from 4:15-4:45. Talk to other students who have been a part of the project and see if it's a good fit.


If you can't make the meeting, please send Amber Dolphin an e-mail (dolphina@beloit.edu) letting her know your interest in Turtle Tunes, what instrument(s) you play, and to schedule a meeting at a different time.


(Violinists, Violists, Cellists, Guitarists, Pianists, Drummers and anyone interested in teaching drumming, recorder or even ukulele are welcome)
Turtle Tunes Music Outreach Program is committed to making extra-curricular music lessons inclusive, accessible and affordable to local 3rd graders while creating a community engagement project for Beloit College students to develop skills and make meaningful connections. Lessons and instrument rental are completely free to participants. This creative outlet provides all students a safe space to build self-esteem, practice responsibility and develop a love for music.
More info: Students participate in teaching group and partner lessons at Todd Elementary or Merrill Elementary 2 times a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:00 pm, 8 weeks total. Preparations, discussions and reflections occur during a semester-long class on Thursdays, time TBD. (new students to the program will register .50 unit, and continuing students will register .25 unit)