Blue Ridge 

Chamber Music Institute 2018

Sunday, June 17– Friday, June 22

 

With the Blue Ridge Quartet:

Sasha Mikhlin, violin

Lisa Cridge, violin

Joey O’Donnell, viola

Lisa Liske-Doorandish, cello

 

This  intensive chamber music experience with our resident quartet is for advanced string players who  are at least 12 years old.  (exceptional younger students will be considered).  Curriculum includes:

 

· Two hours of daily chamber  music coaching (beginning Sunday afternoon)

· Private lesson masterclasses (beginning Monday)

· Advanced string orchestra

· Student and faculty concerts

· Observation of professional quartet rehearsals

· Optional enrichment elective (fiddling, celtic cello, improvisation, etc.)

 

Students must be playing at the following minimum levels: Violin: Suzuki book 8 or equivalent repertoire .  Viola: Suzuki book 5 or equivalent repertoire.  Cello: Suzuki book 6 or equivalent repertoire.  Guitar: Suzuki book 8 or equivalent.  Piano: advanced concerto repertoire.  Students will be selected by video audition and teacher recommendation.  Pre-formed ensembles may apply as a group.  Requirements:

 

· Recording of a piece that demonstrates the student’s best playing (you tube videos preferred)

· Recommendation letter from private teacher or chamber music instructor

· List of previous chamber music experience and repertoire studied

 

Registration deadline for this program is April 15, 2019

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