Since its beginnings in Kent, Connecticut in 1989, KentMusic has enjoyed a loyal following with participants returning each year from all over the United States as well as from abroad. Returning participants and newcomers alike enjoy a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with the opportunity to refine their skills, learn new repertoire and collaborate with others, see old friends and make new ones. Enrollment is limited to ensure balanced groups and ample coaching. Advance preparation is absolutely essential for all participants.
A Typical Day at KentMusic
Mornings: Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM, followed by coaching sessions with assigned ensembles from 9:00-10:45 AM. After a coffee break, Dr. David Clampitt lectures from 11:00-12:00 on the theoretical and musicological aspects of the movement studied that day with the MSQ playing musical examples. Lunch is served from 12:00-1:00 PM.
Afternoons: Coaching sessions with assigned ensembles resume from 1:45-3:45 PM. The period of free time that follows can be used for relaxation and more music making.
Evenings: Dinner is served from 6:00-7:00 PM. From 7:30-10:00 PM time is available for optional free ensembles.