CONTACT INFORMATION

The Cascade Quartet

Great Falls Symphony Association

11 3rd Street North

Great Falls, MT 59401

P 406.453.4102

F 406.453.9779

E emilyw@gfsymphony.org

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Residencies

SAMPLE SCHEDULES

The Cascade Quartet Offers 1-3 day residencies for your community. A few examples of outreach offerings include working and performing within schools, libraries, and nursing homes. Each residency culminates with an evening performance. Below are examples of successful residency programs from previous years.

“Visual art” - 1 Day Residency*

Elementary school show

High school art class/interdisciplinary performance

Evening performance with student art display

 

“Written” - 2 Day Residency*

Day 1

Elementary school show

Visit middle/high school literature class: students create written response, poem, essay or stories

Family oriented concert “teaser” at local library

Day 2

Revisit literature class: share selected responses and perform music again. Cascade Quartet leads further discussion of music with students

Evening performance with selected written responses read aloud

“Music” - 3 Day Residency*

Day 1

Elementary school show

Rehearsal piece with choir or student ensemble plus Cascade Quartet

Community performance at nursing home

Day 2

Coaching or sectional in music class

Rehearsal piece with choir or student ensemble plus Cascade Quartet

Community art gathering: interactive music and visual art activity for all ages

Day 3

Dress rehearsal with student ensemble

Student art decoration activity for performance space

Concert “teaser” hosted by local business or sponsor

Evening concert featuring choir or student ensemble

*Residencies can also include morning or afternoon school outreach programs for K-12 schools.