[Session Youth] Improvisation

6 class session: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Tuesdays: July 28th, Aug. 4th, & 11th (12:30 – 1:30pm)

Thursdays: July 30th, Aug. 6th, & 13th (12:30 – 1:30pm)

**Open to all levels for youth ages 11-18!

Develop musical skills and a sense of play through improvisation! Build and expand a creative toolset on your instrument through fun and exploratory games. An approachable and accessible class for musicians at any skill level to build confidence and enjoy the art of improv!

System requirements & Course Materials: Cost $0

  • Recommend Devices: 1 device for Zoom (smartphone, computer, or tablet)
  • Supplies: Instrument or Voice

Meet your Artist Instructor:

Violinist Christabel Lin was born in New Zealand and made her first major solo appearance with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (New Zealand) at the age of 10. She has since appeared as a soloist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (NZ), Taichung Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan), the Austin Civic Orchestra (Austin, TX) and the Vienna Conservatory Chamber Orchestra in venues such as the Sydney Opera House and the Wiener Musikverein, home of the Vienna Philharmonic.

Christabel is adjunct professor of violin at Austin Community College. She is on faculty at Suzuki Strings of Austin and at Austin Chamber Music Center, for which she has also performed as a collaborative artist.

In 2012, Christabel was a full time violinist in the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra in Vienna, Austria. She is currently a member of the Austin Opera. Christabel is an active performer who is involved in various collaborative projects and artistic mediums She played the role of Ex-Girlfriend in the 2018 production of Once the Musical at the Zach Theatre. That year, she was nominated for two B. Iden Payne Theatre Awards in the categories of Best Musical Performance and Best Original Score for her work in the play, Little Bird by the Heartland Theatre Collective.

Christabel holds a Master’s degree from Vienna Conservatory and an Artist Diploma from UT Austin.

About MFML Virtual Summer experience:

The Mother Falcon Music Lab is excited to bring our programming online!

With so much to learn and share, we’re ensuring participants are able to stay in the moment and centered on content. Each Artist Instructor is supported by an additional instructor in the zoom room to monitor needs, helping to field questions and assist with technical issues. Also, we are offering a virtual Chill Room – a spot where you can play a game, relax from class or talk anything out with Mr. Michael!

The unique content of this course has been developed by experienced artists and instructors in a ground up, collaborative environment. We are passionate about what we do and the experiences we share with our community!

Creative Techniques Pathway: Musical Theory, Improvisation, Creating Sound Worlds, Livescoring

Discounts and Refund Policy:

Financial Assistance is available – Click this link to apply!

Refund Policy – Students can receive refunds up to 7 days before the course start date.

*Course Minimums – If the course minimum has not been met, the course will be canceled or rescheduled. Those who have pre-paid will be notified in advance and will receive a full refund.