INFORMATION

The Amigo Saxophone Collective in collaboration with the College of Music, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University brings to you the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy 2018.

Date: July 23-28, 2018

Participants should plan to arrive in Thailand by 1300 hour on the 23rd of July, 2018 for the Academy. There will be a briefing, orientation session and opening dinner that evening. Daily program will be starting from 9am-9pm and check-out of the hotel on July 29th by 1200hour.

Please note that there is a Opening dinner at 7pm of the 6th of August for all international participants and Closing dinner after the final concert at 7pm. Please kindly make your travel plans to fit into the schedule.

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)

Layout of the program:

CLASSICAL

Each student will be assigned to a primary teacher and will be taking two lessons with that primary teacher.  You will also be assigned to two other teachers and will have one 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 for the other teachers they are interested in studying with. 

You are encouraged to bring your own pianist, but if this is not possible, a pianist will be assigned to you.

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.

JAZZ

Each student will be assigned to a primary teacher and will be taking two lessons with that primary teacher. You will also be assigned to two other teacher and will have one lesson with each 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 of the program: 

Please note that all transaction are in Thai Baht and all bank or Paypal charges should be borne by the applicants.

International applicants:

Please be aware that the payment is only for the course fee, accommodations, lunch for the whole duration of the academy and dinner for all nights EXCEPT the 2 nights off.  Flights, transport and insurance and other expenditures are all on the applicant's own expenses.

Fee + Twin-sharing room: 27500 baht

Fee + Single room: 31,750 baht

Thai applicants:

Please be aware that the payment is only for the course fee,  lunch for the whole duration of the academy and dinner for all nights  EXCEPT the 2 free nights off.  Flights, transport and insurance and other expenditures are all on the applicant's own expense.

Thai applicants: 8500 baht

Thai and International Observers:

You are welcomed to attend to all concerts and observe private lessons/master-classes throughout the academy. All admission of the above mentioned is inclusive except for meals for Thai observers. 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 when 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.

Insurance:

Please know that the safety of the participants is SOLELY the responsibility of the participants. The organizers are not liable for anything that happens during the academy.  Please make sure you have adequate insurance for the duration of your stay for this academy.

Venue: 

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

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).

Sample program of the academy (Previous year)

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