WORKSHOP/CLASS ♦ East Bay ♦ July 23 – 29, 2017
SFEMS Classical Workshop
Our theme this year is “Haydn: Father, Friend and Guide,” Mozart’s reverential reference to his mentor. We will explore the rich and wonderful musical world of Haydn and Mozart, as well as that of Haydn’s students including Beethoven. We will also delve into the works of composers who dedicated their music to Haydn.
The Classical Workshop invites string players, fortepianists and pairs of oboes, flutes, clarinets and bassoons to explore chamber music for strings, winds and keyboards. All ages and levels of experiences are welcome.
The Classical Workshop is America’s only workshop dedicated to late 18th-century performance practice. We meet for one week in July to explore string chamber music of the Classical era. Morning and afternoon coaching sessions by the New Esterházy Quartet are followed each evening by informal performances of the day’s repertoire. Private instruction and colloquia on bowing and fingering complement our program. The workshop invites string players of all ages and abilities. Pre-formed ensembles are welcome too.
FACULTY: The New Esterházy Quartet – Kati Kyme, violin; Lisa Weiss, violin; Anthony Martin, violin and viola; William Skeen, cello
Karen Rosenak, fortepiano, Marc Schachman, oboe.
Tuition: Non-Member: $655 by April 30; $705 thereafter; SFEMS/EMA/ARS Member: $610 by April 30, $660 thereafter
Workshop Directors: Kati Kyme and William Skeen
Audition required? No
July 23 – 29, 2017
School of the Madeleine, St. Mary Magdalen, Berkeley, CA
TO FIND OUT MORE: SF Early Music Society
ENSEMBLE – ongoing ♦ East Bay
Recorder Ensemble classes
Ongoing weekly recorder classes with Tish Berlin in Albany CA. Classes grouped by playing level work on technique and consort playing.
Audition required? No, but please inquire to set up an assessment lesson in order to be placed in the appropriate class: call 510-882-1169 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Age Restriction? No
TO FIND OUT MORE: Tish Berlin
SCHOOL/CLASSES ♦ SF
Collegium Musicum: an early music ensemble at Community Music Center
Learn interpretation and performance techniques for playing western early music. This class will cover the evolution of harmonic progressions, musical forms, and styles of ornamentation throughout different periods and countries. The ensemble performs each December in a Winter Celebration concert and each June in a concert themed Baroque and Beyond.
This group meets off-site. Please register at the Mission District Branch.
TO FIND OUT MORE: http://sfcmc.org/classes/ensembles/#collegium
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