Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 June 15-21, 2015 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 6, 2015
KentMusic offers experienced string players (amateur, pre-professional and professional) the opportunity to spend six days intensively studying major works from the string quartet repertoire. Participants receive high-level coaching from world-class performing musicians, attend lectures and concerts by the faculty artists, and have ample time for informal quartet readings and socializing.
Coached Quartets At the core of KentMusic is an opportunity to receive intensive, daily coaching on one or two challenging quartets which all participants must prepare in advance. This year the work is Beethoven's Op. 131. Coaches rotate among quartets that are carefully matched and assigned each day.
Concert Series Outstanding chamber music concerts featuring the Manhattan String Quartet and guests.
Informal Ensembles Explore repertoire and meet the other players in self-organized, daily reading sessions.
Lecture/Demonstrations Daily, in-depth exploration of Beethoven String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 with David Clampitt and the Manhattan String Quartet. A KentMusic highlight!