Online Master Classes

Each IMC @ Home Master Class will be 2-3 hours long with a break taught by IMC Faculty.  Each Master Class will have its own age group and will need a minimum of 3 participants in order to run.  Please see each Master Class for details.  All times are in Central Time.  Each IMC @ Home Program costs $100 USD.  Registration information can be found on the IMC @ Home Registration Page.  Scholarships are available and can be found on the IMC @ Home Registration Page!

2021 IMC @ Home Master Classes

Master Classes are organized by date, time, and then alphabetically.  All times are in Central Time.

Instructor, Instrument & Bio Date and Time Age & Size
Limits
Topic
Mark Godfrey
Jazz String Bass
Toronto, Ontario
Friday, June 11, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 13-20
No Maximum
Triads: A Map to Freedom on the Bass
Nicole Gagner
Visual Art
Bismarck, North Dakota
Monday, June 14, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 10-14
Maximum of 20
Mixed Media Drawing & Painting for Fun and Relaxing
(use the supplies you have and have fun!)
Dr. Jeremy Brekke
Trumpet
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 10-14
Maximum of 20
Putting the Fun in Fundamentals for Trumpet
Niki Bernier
Elementary Music
Bismarck, North Dakota
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
9am-Noon
Professional Development for Educators
No Maximum
Curriculum Creation in Elementary Music
Ryan Christianson
Jazz
Dallas Brass
Conn Selmer Performing Artist
Chicago, Illinois
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 14-20
No Maximum
Developing Jazz Language: Putting Transcription in Practice
Dr. Leah McGray
Band Director
SUNY Geneseo
Rochester, New York
Dr. Armand Hall
ROCmusic Collaborative
Rochester, New York
Thursday, June 17, 2021
6pm-8pm
Professional Development for Band Directors
No Maximum
Diversity in Ensembles – Creating an Authentic Performance Context

This Master Class is free thanks to Eckroth Music.

Nicole Gagner
Visual Art
Bismarck, North Dakota
Monday, June 21, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 10-14
Maximum of 20
Mixed Media Drawing & Painting for Fun and Relaxing
(use the supplies you have and have fun!)
Dr. Gail Zugger
Clarinet
Capital University
Gahanna, Ohio
Monday, June 21, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 10 & Up
No Maximum
Clarinet Boot Camp: Exercises to Improve Your Sound, Boost Your Technique, and Accelerate Your Articulation
(with some advice for those pesky reeds)
Rhonda Rom
Voice
Texas Women’s University
Little Elm, Texas
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
2pm-5pm
Vocalists Ages 14-20
Maximum of 8
Studio Class: Growing Your Musical Community

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Dr. Glen Gillis
Saxophone
Selmer Performing Artist
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
10am-1pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 25
Sound Concepts for the Saxophonist
Ann Germani
Harp
Brandon, Manitoba
Thursday, June 24, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 14 & Up with at least 6 months of playing experience
Maximum of 12
Arranging for the Harp
Nancy Hennen
Flute
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba
Thursday, June 24, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 11-16
Maximum of 12
Flutes in Action

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Dr. William Wieland
Piano
Northern State University
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Dr. Nariaki Sugiura
Piano
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Autumn Zander
Piano
MacPhail Center for Music
Janesville, Minnesota
Thursday, June 24, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 12-20
Maximum of 20
Important Concepts for the Young Pianist
Dr. Scott Sandberg
Saxophone
Conn Selmer & Selmer Paris Performing Artist
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Thursday, June 24, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 12
Saxophone: Yes, it Really Can be a Beautiful Sounding Instrument & Everything Else You Wanted to Know About It
Michelle Lucia-Ingle
Clarinet
Asheville, North Carolina
Friday, June 25, 2021
9am-Noon
Beginning to Intermediate Clarinet Students Ages 10 & Up
Maximum of 20
How to Build Good Clarinet Skills Quickly
Nicole Gagner
Visual Art
Bismarck, North Dakota
Monday, June 28, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 10-14
Maximum of 20
Mixed Media Drawing & Painting for Fun and Relaxing
(use the supplies you have and have fun!)
Vicki Peterson Jenks
Percussion
Yamaha Performing Artist
Wild Rose, Wisconsin
Monday, June 28, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 10 
Percussionists’ Recipe for Success
-Tai Chi for Focus
-Latin Percussion for Fun
-Orchestral Percussion for Seriousness
and more!
Dr. Tom Zugger
Trombone
Edwards Trombone Artist
Capital University
Gahanna, Ohio
Monday, June 28, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 11-16
No Maximum
Fun with the Fundamentals of Trombone
Dr. Emily Moss
Band Director
Cal State LA
Altadena, California
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1pm-4pm
Professional Development for Band Directors
No Maximum
Re-thinking How We Teach and What Students Are Learning
Dr. Aaron Wilson
Brass
Willson Trombone
Performing Artist
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 13-20
Maximum of 12
Open the Practicing Toolbox
Dr. Jeremy Wohletz
Clarinet
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, North Dakota
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
10am-1pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 20
Essential Clarinet Concepts & Techniques
Instructor, Instrument & Bio Date and Time Age & Size
Limits
Topic
Sister Dorothy
Guitar
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 13 & Up with at least 6 months of guitar experience
Maximum of 12

G is for Guitar plus Bonus Songwriting for Guitar

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Dean McNeill
Trumpet
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 14-20
No Maximum
Thoughts and Perspectives on Building One’s Comprehensive Musicianship as a Trumpet Player
Stewart Smith
Brass
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 12 & Up
Maximum of 10
Building a Strong Foundation: Fundamentals of Brass Playing

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Dr. Lisa Bost-Sandberg
Flute
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Thursday, July 8, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 14-20
No Maximum
Digging In: Finding Your Sound and Tackling Technical Challenges! (for Flute)
Joanne Alme
Oboe
Columbia, Maryland
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages TBA
Maximum TBA
Topic TBA
Ben Bussey
Low Brass
Concordia University
McPhail Center for Music
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 12-20
Maximum of 20
Deliberate Practice Concepts for Developing Low Brass Tone & Technique
Dr. Nicholaus Meyers
Mallet Percussion
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 12 & Up
Maximum of 15
Simple Steps to Improve Your Keyboard Playing
Judith Oatway
Voice
Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 12 & Up
Maximum of 10
Finding Your Voice!
Marshall Sealy
French Horn
Conn Selmer Performing Artist
Newark, New Jersey
Thursday, July 15, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 12 & Up
No Maximum
French Horn Nation
Horn Hangout
6 Horn Fixes to Make You a More Confident Horn Player
Emily Sapa
Woodwind
Albany, California
Thursday, July 15, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 14-20
No Maximum (open to all wind players)
A Breath of Fresh Air – Using Balance & Breathing to Unlock Your Musical Potential!
Dr. Marla Fogderud
Voice
Northern State University
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Friday, July 16, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 12-20
Maximum of 20
Practice Room Skills 101: Preparing Your Best Performance
(Voice Emphasis)
Dr. James Adams
Trombone
Arlington, Texas
Monday, July 19, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 12
The Brass Player’s Toolbox: Targeted Work for Basic & Advanced Techniques
Dean McNeill
Trumpet
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
10am-1pm
Ages 14-20
No Maximum
Thoughts and Perspectives on Building One’s Comprehensive Musicianship as a Trumpet Player
Mark Wamma
Violin
St. Peter, Minnesota
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 11-14
Maximum of 10
Get Toned! Exploring the Tonal Range of the Violin
Tatiana Friesen
Violin & Viola
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages 12 & Up
Maximum of 30
Baroque Composers Were Not All White Men
Shawn Porteous
Guitar
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14-20 with 1 Year of Playing Experience
Maximum of 12
Blues Guitar Boot Camp
Dr. Simona Barbu
Cello
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Thursday, July 22, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 20
Developing Cello Technique – for High School Students
Deb Harris
Flute
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
Monday, July 26, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14-20
No Maximum
Finding Inspiration Through Practicing for Flutes

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Joanne Alme
Oboe
Columbia, Maryland
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
9am-Noon
Ages TBA
Maximum TBA
Topic TBA
Jennifer Parker
Painting
Tolna, North Dakota
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
1pm-4pm
Ages 14 & Up
No Maximum
Acrylic and Watercolor Painting

Click for Materials Needed

Mark Preece
Tuba
University of Regina
Besson Performing Artist with Buffet Crampon and Performing Artist for LefreQue Sound Bridges
Regina, Sasketchewan
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
2pm-5pm
Ages 14-20
Maximum of 15
Important Concepts for Young Players