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Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Posted by Megan Gilles on November 17, 2016 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Sewanee Summer Music Festival

June 17-July 16, 2017

Alumni Scholarship

October 1, 2016

Application fee waived

Automatic $250 scholarship

Attend at the 2016 Festival rate.


Early Decision

December 1, 2016

$40.00 discount on application fee

Accepted students attend at the 2016 Festival rate.


Scholarship Application deadline

February 15, 2017

$40.00 discount on application fee

Priority scholarship consideration 

Leadership Scholarships available for violin, viola, cello, double bass, and horn


Final Application Deadline

March 15, 2017

Scholarship based on availability of funding

Some Sutdios Fill Quickly.

Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.

Apply early!


SSMF.SEWANEE.EDU

931-598-1958

[email protected]


SEWANN

The University of the Sout

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383


Piano Institute

Posted by Megan Gilles on April 13, 2016 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Piano Institute

July 25-30, 2016

Totino Fine Arts Center

Online Application

unwsp.edu/academyofmusic


Academy of Music

3003 Snelling Avenue North

St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

651-631-5108 or 651-631-5242

[email protected]


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

Payment Deadline: July 11, 2016

Costs:

Tuition   $365

Lodging (Opt.) $150

Lunch (Opt) $50

Application Fee $25


Refund Policy: 50% refund if withdrawn after the application deadline

Application fee is nonrefundable

Instructors:

Dr. Richard Lange

Dr. Leonard Danek

Pam Sohriakoff

Dr. Paul Wirth


Schedule

45 minute class sessions/lessons

Two scheduled practice periods per day

Daily

8:30-11:45AM-Classes/lessons

11:45AM  Lunch

12:45-3:15Pm  Classes/lessons

3:15-4PM-Master Class


Friday 

4:30PM-Ensemble Recital


Saturday

9:15AM and 11AM-Solo Recitals


Objectives

The goal of the piano institute is to provide a concentrated week of stimulating musical activities which will motivate and encourage students in their piano studies.

Who May Study

The Institute is open to serious piano students, ages 10-18, playing at an intermediate to advanced level (level 5 method book and above). Students will be grouped according to age and ability.


Activities

Daily Lessons

Ensemble experience

Classes: Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Piano Literature, Performance and Improvicsation


Lodging available for Age 13 and older only


Recitals

The Friday Ensemble Recital features duets and trios learned during the institute.  Students must prepare a memorized piece prior to the institute and will perform that piece during a Saturday Solo Recital.

Piano Institute

Posted by Megan Gilles on February 6, 2016 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Piano Institute

July 25-30, 2016

A concentrated week of stimulating musical activities open to students

ages 10-18

For more information please contact Dr. Richard Lange at 651-631-5242


Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Posted by Megan Gilles on October 10, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Summer Already???

I received a flyer in the mail today about the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. 

The information from the flyer is listed below for your information.

Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Changing the Nature of Music

June 18 through July 17, 2016

Scholarships, work-study, internships available.

Music students age 12 through graduate school are invited to apply.

Orchestra, chamber music and piano.

SewaneeMusicFestival.org

Where should you play next summer?

Sewanee

The University of the South

Summer Piano Academy-Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

Posted by Megan Gilles on April 27, 2015 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Received in the Mail 4/27/2015

Posted For Your Information

Summer Piano Academy

For Middle and High School Students

at Concordia College

Study the masterworks of the piano repertoire in a supportive and challenging environment with renowned piano faculty of the Concordia College Department of Music. Experience special topic classes designed to introduce the organ and the harpsichord. The camp is open to all middle and high school piano students.

July 6-10, 2015

Piano Faculty:

Dr. Jay Hershberger

Grigor Khachatryan

Dr. John N. Roberts

 

Sample Daily Schedule:

9-10AM-Piano Lessons

10:15-11:45AM-Master Class

1-2:15PM-Ensemble Class

2;30-3:45PM-Special Topics (Organ, Harpsichord, Piano Maintenance)

4:30-5PM-Faculty Recital

 

All events take place in the Hvidsten Hall of Music, Corner of 5th St. and 12th Ave. S.

Accommodations: Overnight stay in dorms available for additional cost

Cost: $200 participation fee/$40 optional lunch ticket

For those interested in overnight stay, please contact the camp director

Please make checks payable to Concordia College Music Department

Application deadline: June 8, 2015

Register online at ConcordiaCollege.edu/pianoacademy

or send form below and payment to

Dr. Jay Hershberger, Camp Director

Department of Music, Concordia College

901 8th St. S. Moorhead, MN 56562

 

Registration Card

___I will attend the Summer Piano Academy for Middle and High School Students At Concordia on July 6-10

Name________________________________________________

Grade/Year______________________ School______________________________________

Private Teacher ________________________________________________________________________

Address_________________________________________________________________________

City_______________________________ State______________ Zip______________

Email____________________________ Phone _________________________

____I will be choosing the Lunch Option.

 

Young Artist World Piano Festival

Posted by Megan Gilles on April 20, 2015 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

4/20/2015

Received this information in the mail today for the Young Artist World Piano Festival

This will take place July 8-18, 2015 at Bethel University

This is the 25th Anniversary for hte event. 

Featured composers this year are Robert and Clara Schumann.

Guest artists this year include Ukranian pianist Marina Lomazov and perhaps the most celebrated piano teacher of our time, Nelita True Professor of Piano at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.  Renowned professor Dr. Alexander Braginsky will be participating as well. 

The Young Artist World Piano Festival is a 10 day residential summer experience open to young classically trained pianists betweent eh ages of 7 and 18.  It is an inspirational experience of extraodirnary opportunities that encourage musical growth through private lessons, masterclasses, competitions, forums, discussions, musicianship classes, recitals/concerts, and interactions with other students and teachers.  Lifeliong friendships are forged between students and tehy continue to empower students to achieve their best. 

Other Artist Faculty

Dr. Paul Wirth, Artistic Director

Nancy Bachus

Dr. Luke Norell

Dr. Horacio Nuguid

Dr. Tina Park

Dr. Daniel Rieppel

Dr. Sean Schulze

Elizabeth Wolf

www.youngartistworldpianofestival.org

Application and Deposit:

$100 deposit (and $12.00 linen deposit)

and application form due by MAy 15, 2015

Enrollment limited to 90 students, ages 10 to 18 (ages 7 to 9 with special arrangements)

Preparation: two memorized pieces from the classical piano repertoire

Contact:

Olivia Young, Executive Director

651-472-7888

[email protected]


Total Tuition is $1495 for students auditioning for competitions and arriving on July 8, 2015

For students arriving on July 9, 2015-$1445



Annual Summer Choral Institute-Kansas State University

Posted by Megan Gilles on January 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Received in an email-January 25, 2015.

Dear teachers and students,

 

My name is Dr. Bryan Pinkall from Kansas State University, and I would like to invite any current high school sophomores and juniors to apply for one of the nation's leading vocal music & leadership programs, the 37th Annual Summer Choral Institute. SCI is free program for all accepted students.

 

Held on the campus of Kansas State University June 22-27, 2015, the 37th Annual Summer Choral Institute is a leadership program designed to train talented singers from across the United States leadership skills, professional musicianship, and life at the college and professional levels. Our instructors include some the world's leading artists, teachers, and musicians in their field. Students will have one-on-one lessons, recital opportunities, recreational activities, and a culminating awards luncheon and Institute Choir concert conducted by Dr. Julie Yu and Dr. Joshua Oppenheim of Kansas State University. Students from the Summer Choral Institute continually find that this Institute makes a significant and lasting impact on their lives as musicians and people.

 

To watch a video about the experience, learn more, and apply, please visit http://www.summerchoralinstitute.com

 

Early Applications are due March 20, 2015 and the final deadline is April 3, 2015

Please feel free to contact me at you convenience with any questions. Thank you for your consideration and please feel free to forward this information on to any interested students or teachers.

 

Dr. Bryan Pinkall

Assistant Professor of Music

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Kansas State University

133 McCain Auditorium

620-617-2474

[email protected]

[email protected]

 

Administrative Director - Summer Choral Institute

International Olympic Committee

Tenor - Kansas City Chorale

Kansas Governor - National Opera Association

Piano Solo Festival and Piano Institute

Posted by Megan Gilles on January 22, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Piano Solo Festival

March 14, 2015

Grades 4-12

Totino Fine Arts Center

University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Festival Information

Saturday Schedule:

8AM-3:30PM-Preliminary Round (Individual Times)

7:30PM-Honors Concerts (Finalists) in Nazareth Chapel

Awards Ceremony and Reception in Blue Room following the concert.

Preliminary Round: Performance Schedules, including the time for each performer's individual preliminary performance will be mailed to performers during the week of March 2, 2015.  Performance time for the preliminary round is limited  as follows for each category entered:

Grades 4-6: 5 minutes maximum

Grades 7-9: 7 minutes maximum

Grades 10-12: 9 minutes maximum

Due to time constraints, some pieces may note be heard in their entirety during the preliminary round.  PArticipants may not plan their own cuts to accomodate the time allotment. 

Registration: The official application form, with a non-refundable $20.00 entry fee, must be postmarked by February 23, 2015.

Make check payable to University of Northwestern.  Return application form with $20.00 entry fee to: Piano Solo Festival

Dr. Richard Lange, F2332

University of Northwestern

3003 Snelling Avenue North

Roseville, MN 55113-1598

Piano Solo Applicant:

Name

Parent's Name

Address

City

State

Zip

Phone

Grade

Instructor

Phone

Instructor's Address

City

State Zip

Performance Repertoire:

Composer

Composition

Festival Rules

1.  Eligibility: The festival is open to all piano students, grades 4-12.

2.  Categories

Category 1 (Grades 4-6)

Category 2 (grades 7-9)

Category 3 (grades 10-12)

3.  Repertoire Requirement: A solo work fromt he standard classical repertoire, a contest piece, or a standard gospel arangement.  Classical repertoire must be original scores only, no arrangements.  Repeats may be omitted.  All music must be memorized.

4. Scores: Participants must present judges with a score of each piece to be performed.  Measures must be numbered.  No photocopies are accepted.

5.  Previous winners: First prize winners musit advance to the next age category

Awards for each category

First Prize: Category 1-$50.00

First Prize: Category 2-$75.00

First Prize: Category 3-$100.00

Second Prize: Categories 1, 2, and 3 Gift certificate for Schmitt Music

All participants will receive a scholarship voucher applicable to the summer Piano Institute held July 27-August 1, 2015


For more information call Dr. Richard Lange at 651-631-5242.

The University of Northwestern Piano Solo Festival is an adjudicated performance designed to encourage young students both as church and classical musicians to further develop their special God-given musical gifts.  All gifts of imagination, expression, and performance have originated in our Creator.  He gave us His very best gift, His son Jesus Christ, and we blieve that we are to respond by joyfully giving our best, both in worship of Him and service to our neighbors.


University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Piano Institute

July 27-August 1, 2015

A concentrated week of stimulating musical activities open to students ages 10-18

For more information please contact Dr. Richard Lange at 651-631-5242.



Academy of Music-University of Northwestern St. Paul

Posted by Megan Gilles on January 30, 2014 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Received in this mail...

University of Northwestern St. Paul

3003 Snelling Ave. North

St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

651-631-5108


Piano Institute

July 28-August 2, 2014

Totino Fine Arts Center

Online Registration-

unwsp.edu/academyofmusic


Requires the following Information:

Current Piano Instructor name, phone, email

Current Music Theory Level

Three Current Repertoire Titles and Composers

Online Payment by Credit Card


Registration and Payment Deadline

June 30, 2014

Costs:

Tuition-$350

Lodging (opt) $150

Lunch (opt)  $50

Registration Fee $15


Late Registration Fee: $20

Refund policy: 50% refund if withdrawn after the registration deadline

Registration Fee is NonRefundable


Objectives:

The goal of the Piano Institute is to provide a concentrated week of stiumulating musical activities which will motivate and encouarge students in their piano studies.


Who May Study:

The Institute is open to serious piano students, ages 11-18, playing at intermediate to advanced level (Level 5 method book and above).  Students will be grouped according to age and ability.


Activities:

Daily Lessons

Ensemble Experience

Classes: Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Piano Literature, Performance, and Improvisation


Recitals
The Friday Ensemble Recital features duets and trios learned during the Institute.  Students must prepare a memorized piece prior to the Institute and will perform that piece at the Saturday Solo Recital.

Lunch

Students may bring a sack lunch, or Lunch is available in Cafe Nax (choose this option whn you register online)

Lodging (age 14 and older only)

available in Northwestern Dormitories

Sunday-Friday nights (includes A/C/ and private bath)

Planned evening activities and swimming are available to students

Adult supervision provided

Dorms are equipped with a stove, microwave, and refrigerator for breakfast and evening meals


If you have any questions, contact Dr. Richard Lange: 651-631-5242 or [email protected]


Instructors:

Dr. Richard Lange

Dr. Leonard Danek

Dr. Barbara Rogers

Dr. Paul Wirth

36th Summer Choral Institute-Kansas State University

Posted by Megan Gilles on January 27, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear teachers and students,

My name is Dr. Bryan Pinkall from Kansas State University, and I would like to invite any current high school sophomores and juniors to apply for one of the nation's leading vocal music & leadership programs, the 36th Annual Summer Choral Institute.  SCI is free to apply and free to attend for all accepted Institute artists.

This year, all vocal/choral teachers of the students who apply will be considered for our state-level and national teaching awards, presented by the Master Teacher Institute for the Arts.

Held on the campus of Kansas State University June 1-7, 2014, the 36th Annual Summer Choral Institute is designed to  train talented singers from across the United States leadership skills, professional musicianship, and life at the college and professional levels. Our instructors include some the world's leading artists, teachers, and musicians in their field.  Students will have one-on-one lessons, recital opportunities, recreational activities, and a culminating awards luncheon and Institute Choir concert conducted by Dr. Julie Yu of Kansas State University.

To watch a video about the experience, learn more, and apply, please visit:  http://www.kstatechoirs.com/summer-choral-institute.html

Applications are due April 4, 2014.  All teachers who qualify for consideration for the state-wide or national teaching awards will be contacted with further information regarding the teacher award application process by May 1, 2014.

Please feel free to contact me at you convenience with any questions.  I may be unavailable at times as I am in Russia producing the 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony until the 9th of February.

Thank you for your consideration and please feel free to forward this information on to any interested students or teachers.

Dr. Bryan Pinkall
Instructor of Voice
School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Kansas State University
133 McCain Auditorium
620-617-2474
[email protected]
[email protected]