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Bill Pritchard: Tuba

Bill is a native of New Jersey. He began teaching and freelancing in Atlanta in 2001 while he was a member of the Army Ground Forces Band. He currently plays tuba with the Midtown Brass Quintet, the acclaimed Georgia Brass Band, the New Atlanta Philharmonic, and the John's Creek Symphony Orchestra. In addition Bill plays sousaphone with The 4th Ward Afro- Klezmer Orchestra, Funk Cake and Mercury Orkestar. He has also performed with the Alabama, Columbus, Chattanooga, Macon, Cobb and Hilton Head Symphonies, the Savannah Philharmonic, the Atlanta Brass Society, The Atlanta Ballet and the Peachtree Brass.

As a soloist he has appeared with the Army Ground Forces Band, the New Atlanta Philharmonic, the Ludwig Symphony, and the New Jersey-based South Orange Symphony, delighting audiences of all ages with his dynamic interpretations of both standard and lesser known works for tuba. Bill has a project of free improvisations with amplified tuba with effects and loops called Amplituba. He has played as Amplituba at regional and international brass festivals, rock clubs and released a self titled album.

In addition to his performance schedule, Mr. Pritchard is a dedicated teacher of his craft, giving private lessons and master classes on euphonium and trombone, as well as the Low Brass professor at Georgia College and State University and Lee University. Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music management from William Paterson University and a Master of Arts in classical performance from the Eastman School of Music.

Bill is an Artist for the Eastman Music Company and Parker Mouthpieces.

  • Who is eligible? +

    The Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop from June 3-8 is open to middle school students, rising 6-8 grades. The Atlanta Mass Brass workshop from June 24-29 is open to rising high school students, grades 9-12, and college undergraduates.   
  • Where? +

    The Atlanta Mass Brass Workshops will be held at Atlanta Music High School in the Druid Hills/Brookhaven area Atlanta Music High School 1934 Cliff Valley Way NE Atlanta, GA 30329
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    The 2019 Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop program for middle school students runs weekday June 3-7, from 9 am to 3 pm.  Students can arrive as early as 8 am, and for an extra fee we have supervised aftercare for minors.  Performances will be the morning of Saturday June 8.  The 2019 Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop program for high school  students runs weekday June 24-28, from 9 am to 3 pm.  Students can arrive as early as 8 am.  High school and undergraduate performances will be the morning of Saturday JuneJune 29.
  • How much? +

    Tuition is $400 for the week.  Tuition can be paid in full upon enrollment or by a nonrefundable deposit and balance due the Friday before the Workshop & Festival.  Tuition covers all instruction, instructional and performance materials.
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  • Who is eligible? +

    Film Scoring is open to students grades 5-8 and 9-12.  Background musical studies ideal, but since we divide ny age and skill level, all are welcome.
  • Where? +

    Film Scoring will meet at Atlanta Music High School in the Druid Hills/Brookhaven area.  Project support may include additional online  sessions or live tutorials.   Atlanta Music High School 1934 Cliff Valley Way NE Atlanta, GA 30329
  • When? +

    Film Scoring class will meet on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 5:30.  Additional private sessions will be scheduled as needed on an individual basis for project review and support.
  • How much? +

    Tuition for most Atlanta Music High and Atlanta Music High Prep students includes Film Scoring as an elective for no extra fee beyond AMHS tuition.  Tuition for all others is $3500 for the school year, payable in full or in monthly installments.  
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Atlanta Music High Calendar

Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop: Middle School

June 03, 2019 9:00 am - June 07, 2019 3:30 pm

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 Under the Direction of Jason Casanova, Atlanta Mass Brass is a high school brass ensemble dedicated to fostering excellence in solo and ensemble performance and to providing high school brass players...




Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop Performance: Middle School

June 03, 2019 10:00 am - June 07, 2019 12:30 pm

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 Under the Direction of Jason Casanova, Atlanta Mass Brass is a high school brass ensemble dedicated to fostering excellence in solo and ensemble performance and to providing high school brass players...




Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop: High School/Undergrad

June 24, 2019 9:00 am - June 28, 2019 3:30 pm

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 Under the Direction of Jason Casanova, Atlanta Mass Brass is a high school brass ensemble dedicated to fostering excellence in solo and ensemble performance and to providing high school brass players...




Atlanta Mass Brass Workshop Performance: High School/Undergrad

June 24, 2019 10:00 am - June 28, 2019 12:30 pm

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 Under the Direction of Jason Casanova, Atlanta Mass Brass is a high school brass ensemble dedicated to fostering excellence in solo and ensemble performance and to providing high school brass players...




Summer Performance Workshop, Atlanta Music High Session 1

July 08, 2019 9:00 am - July 12, 2019 5:30 pm

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Atlanta Music High  Session 1: July 8-12 Session 2: July 15-19 Session 3: July 22-26 CMC Atlanta Summer Showcase Performances: Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 7Stages Theatre, Little 5 Points (evening)...




Performance Workshop

The CMC Atlanta Performance Workshop provides students the opportunity to play chamber music, rock, jazz, pop, blues and more with peers.  Students are grouped by skill and interests to prep for showcases, concerts, and more, ranging from in-house recitals to appearance on stage in major events, like the annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park.

Performance Workshop meets weekly year round; students also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in weeklong camps in June and July.    

Learn more about the 2018 Summer Performance Workshop and Showcase performances at 7Stages and Atlanta Music High

SPECIAL OFFER: Georgia Youth Brass Ensemble Workshop students are eligible for significant tuition discounts up to 40% if also enrolling in the the 2018 Summer Performance Workshop.  For details Info@CMCAtlanta.com

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  • Performance Workshop students play major venues and festivals

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