INFORMATION

The Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy 2018 is brought to you by the Amigo Saxophone Collective in collaboration with the College of Music, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, with co-presenter International Education College, Xinghai Conservatory of Music (China).

Date of event: July 23-28, 2018

Participants should arrive in Bangkok by 1300hrs on the 23rd of July, 2018 and reach the hotel by 1500hrs for registration.

The daily program will be held from 24th-28th of July, 9am-9pm. Hotel check-out has to be done on July 29th by 1200hrs.

Please arrange for your flight to leave Bangkok on the 29th of July as you are encouraged to attend the closing dinner

Layout of the Event:

Check-in               :     1pm, 23rd July 2018 (Royal City Hotel)

Opening Dinner  :     7pm, 23rd July 2018 (Venue to be anounced)

Opening Concert:     7pm, 24th July 2018 (Venue to be announced)

Closing dinner    :     7pm, 28th July 2018 (Venue to be announced)

Check-out            :     12pm, 29th July 2018 (Royal City Hotel)

Programme:

CLASSICAL

Each student will be assigned a primary teacher and will attend 2 lessons with that primary teacher.  They will also be assigned to 2 other teachers and will have 1 lesson with each teacher.  In summary , each student will be entitled to 4 lessons (45 minutes each) by 3 teachers. 

The student will also be able to sign up to perform in a master-class setting with other teachers they are interested in studying with. 

There will also be quartet and ensemble lessons assigned.  Pre-formed quartets are encouraged to sign-up as a group.  If there is no indication of signing up as a pre-formed quartet, students will be assigned to a quartet by the instructor before the start of the camp. Participants are reminded to check the names of their quartet member before arriving in Thailand.

Each faculty member will select an honour student to represent him/her to perform at the closing concert.

 A pianist will be assigned to the honour student for rehearsal and the concert.

JAZZ

Each student will be assigned to a primary teacher and will be taking 3 lessons with that primary teacher. They will also be assigned to another teacher and will have 1 lessons with that teacher. In summary , each student will be entitled to 4 lessons (45 minutes each) by 2 teachers. 

There will be two improvisation classes each day in which all jazz students are required to attend and jam session will be organized for participants.

Students are also encouraged to observe other teachers' lessons as much as possible.

cost: 

Please note that all transaction are in Thai Baht and all bank and/or Paypal charges (3%) will be borne by the applicants.

International Applicants:

Fees:

Twin-sharing room:    27,500 baht

Single room:                  31,750 baht

Fees Includes:

1. Accommodation (6 Nights)

2. All Meals EXCEPT 2 nights off (14 Meals in total)

3. Course Fees

4. Transportation from Hotel-School-Hotel

5. Festival T-Shirt

6. Name Tag + Lanyard

7. Certificate of Participation

8.  Beverages

 

Thai Applicants:

Fees: 8,500 baht

1. All Meals EXCEPT 2 nights off (14 Meals in total)

2. Course Fees

3. Transportation from Hotel-School-Hotel

4. Festival T-Shirt

5. Name Tag + Lanyard

6. Certificate of Participation

7.  Beverages

 

Thai and International Observers:

You are welcome to attend to all concerts and observe private lessons/master-classes throughout the academy. 

All admission of the above mentioned is inclusive. 

For international observers, the charge for observation is 4000 Thai Baht and you have the option of choosing either staying at the official hotel and with a meal plan or to plan your own itinerary.

Please note that registration is required, do fill in the form on observer registration to reserve your seat.

Please note that applications are considered at a first come, first served basis.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All applications are only completed after payment is received and a confirmation email is sent to you. Please kindly check your email or spam folder should you not received a email within 48 hours.  All applications that are not responded within a week of the application will be forfeited.

 

Main venue of event: 

College of Music, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University (BSRU), 1061 Soi Isaraphab, 15 Isaraphab Road, Dhonburi, Bangkok, Thailand 10600

official Accommodation: 

The official accommodation is the Royal City Hotel. Official transport will be provided daily to and fro the Royal City Hotel and College of Music, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University (twice a day).

Indemnity:

While the organising committee does its best to ensure the smooth and safe running of the event, please note that the safety of the participants is SOLELY the responsibility of the participants. The organizer nor its appointed agents, Sponsors, will not be held responsible or liable for any claim, action, injury, death or damage to property, personal or otherwise, through the participation in the Event.

Insurance:

Please purchase your own insurance from your country of residence. 

Masterclass with nobuya sugawa

Currently there are only 6 slots available to have a masterclass with Nobuya Sugawa. There will be an audition process whereby a panel of jury will pick the 6 participants. 

Please Note:

1. Applicants are REQUIRED be a registered ACTIVE PARTICIPANT at the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy 2018

2. Cost of the masterclass is SEPARATE from the cost of the Academy

3. Duration of masterclass is 30 minutes

4. Applicants are to send in their recording to info@apsa-sax.com by 1st March 2018

5. Results will be announced by the 30th March 2018

To Apply: 

Please indicate your interest by sending an email to info@apsa-sax.com

Cost: 3500 Baht (Upon Successful Application)

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