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Up to a $539 value! For a limited time, when you sign up with both your email and mailing address below, we'll enter you in a drawing for a FREE Scor! Camp, good for 2018 or 2019. You can pick from a dozen different camps to attend! First-time sign-ups only. If you have already attended a Scor! event at the time of sign-up, you are ineligible. If you win, your selected Scor! Camp tuition is free. See underneath the form for additional terms.

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Free-Camp Giveaway Terms: To Be Eligible, you must be signing up for Scor! e-news for the first time, you must provide both your email and mailing address, you must not already get Scor! e-news, and you must not have attended a Scor! event in the past.
Additional Terms: Winner will receive free tuition for a Scor! Camp (aka "Main Camp") of their choice. Meals, private lessons, Fiestas, and other options not included. No cash to be paid out to winner unless paid as a refund for tuition already received. Free Scor! Camp must be redeemed for the 2018 or 2019 season. Drawing is scheduled for October. Winner must be still subscribed to e-news at the time of the drawing. If you attend a Scor! Camp following signing up for this drawing and meet the other eligibility requirements above, you will receive a cash refund in the amount of your Scor! Camp (aka Main Camp) tuition less any Scor! Camp tuition discounts upon winning. If you redeem your free camp and then have to cancel, you will be subject to our normal cancellation policy.


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CLICK HERE for our Camps Page, then click on a Scor! Camp. You'll find 5 pages full of info on each camp, including Schedules, Fees, Offerings, Faculty, Hotel Options, and more!

ArchiveE-News (sample text only, does not reflect recent news)

e-news: Nov. 21, 2012 (pictures not included)

Proverbs for the Player
The bow is like the breath. The left hand is like the vocal articulation. Try talking with no breath. That’s how important the bow is. -Beth Bultman

e-news: Nov. 4, 2012 (pictures not included)

Goals in Practicing
What would you like to improve about your playing? Have goals when you practice. Something beyond “I want to play this piece well.” Maybe getting a great tone, having a relaxed bow hold, playing cleanly when going faster, or playing with feeling. Our most intense concentration can only be devoted to one area at once, so practice one thing at a time. If you are trying to improve your tone, don’t stop every 2 notes to fix your intonation. We improve the least efficiently when our attention is pulled in numerous directions simultaneously. Consider yourself successful if you improved in the area of your goal, or maintained some recent progress, not if the piece sounds perfect! -Beth Bultman

Inspirational Nugget
"To obtain something you never had, you have to do something you never did." (Such as... come to Scor!)

e-news: Oct. 31, 2012 (pictures not included)

Quick Hints for Sight-Reading
1.   Loose the fear. This is the biggest reason we make mistakes while sight-reading.
2.   Count.  Right note + wrong place = wrong note.
3.   Just keep moving. What’s done is done. It’s what’s coming that matters now.
4.   Fake it. You read that right. Just play something! Chances are, whatever you play will be closer to right than silence is! -Beth Bultman

See in the Dark!
In the midst of trying new mental approaches and other ‘tricks’, we often ignore physical basics—GOOD LIGHTING! If you can’t see details quickly & easily, you won’t have a fair chance.  With the shorter, darker days of fall upon us, take action to ensure you have bright, readable lighting on your music stand. (Even if the power goes out!)

In speaking about his renowned theory of relativity, the renowned physicist & amatuer violinist Albert Einstein said:“It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.”  For more on Einstein & his love of music, click here for an article by Particle Physicist Brian Foster at Oxford University.

Scor! Printed News and older Inspirations issues (PDF format):

ScorNews Dec2012 InspirationsDec2010
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  Atlanta Scor! gives Options!

The Atlanta Scor! Camp is now entering its 8th season and has been a hit with participants from numerous states. Scheduled for the convenience of busy working people, this camp enables attendees to learn at up to 4 days of music-making. Start with a single day "Fiesta!", then enjoy the full 3-day camp. Or, catch the weekend 2-day Chamber Music Workshop.

Come and Grow! at Scor!
Scor! isn't just about having a great time playing wonderful string music. We're confident that you'll grow in many other ways. Here are a few things you'll experience at Scor!:

Joy, inspiration, fun, friendship, learning, being challenged, passion, improvement, motivation, creation, enjoyment, discovery, courage, intensity, confidence, new skills... and the list goes on. Come and grow!


















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