Doctor of musical arts from University of maryland college park
Bachelor of Music from DePauw University
Master of music from Indiana University (Bloomington)
Professor of flute - John j. Cali school of music
Dean and professor - Rowan university
Associate professor - Shippensburg University
Students taking this course will receive 1-on-1 instruction from Robert Cart for 45 minutes each week for ten weeks. In this course, students develop musical phrasing and contour, interpretation, diversity of tone color, diversity of musical styles, technique, embouchure, hand position, posture and balance, and breathing. Further, community engagement, entrepreneurial skills, and professional decorum will be addressed. Each student will receive unique, individualized instruction based upon their specific goals and needs.
In these 10 live sessions, students will learn musical phrasing and contour, interpretation of various periods of classical music repertoire, techniques for diversifying tone color, exercises for developing the embouchure. Students will further also dive into the correct hand position, correct posture and balance, breath management, intermediate to advance solo repertoire, and orchestra excerpts.
About the Coach: Robert Cart is a renowned American flutist who has toured Asia, the Americas and Europe including numerous performances in Shanghai, London, Mexico City, Sorrento, New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. He has worked with very notable conductors such as Raymond Leppard, David Zinman and Leonard Bernstein, and performed at popular international festivals such as Italy's Ravello Festival, Tanglewood, Aldeburgh Festival in the UK and Wolf Trap.
Making his debut at the age of 16 years old, Robert performed Mozart’s "Concerto in D" in Indianapolis. Over his many active years as a performing soloist, he has played at the world-famous Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, the Kimmel Center, Weill Hall, the Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center, the Whitehouse, Merkin Concert Hall, the Mexican Cultural Institute, the Philips Collection and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Robert's performances of chamber music include notable appearances with Coolidge, the Julius, the Envoy String quartets and Heimat. He is also the founder and main flutist of the Montclair Wind Quintet, the Cali Chamber Ensemble and PhillyQ. Robert is also currently a professor of flute at the Cali School of Music, teaching to many undergraduate and graduate-level flutists. He also presents master classes and clinics worldwide.
By the end of this course, based on the amount of practice and consistency of learning, students will acquire knowledge of musical phrasing and contour, interpretation of various periods of classical music repertoire, techniques for diversifying tone color, exercises for developing the embouchure. Students will further get skilled at the correct hand position, correct posture and balance, breath management, intermediate to advance solo repertoire, and orchestra excerpts.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their student's progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.