Age – Adult
Session: August 11 – 17
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2024
Registration fee: $45
Room & Board: $900
Location: Warwick, NY
Dive into piano repertoire in this enriching week-long retreat! Join a community of pianists for individual lessons, dedicated practice time, and four-hands ensemble rehearsals. Attend lectures, workshops and masterclasses by faculty and guest artists. Designed for pianists of early intermediate through advanced levels, this immersive program creates a friendly and motivating environment to explore all things piano and improve your solo and ensemble skills.
No audition required. Participants will be asked to provide a video by April 1 for class placement.
“I’m excited to share the exceptional teachers at Kaufman with families from all around our area at our new summer camp. They've improved my own children's lives for over a decade.” – Orli Shaham
Special Offer: Register by March 4th for 10% off tuition
Piano Camp Sign Up
Retreat available as a day or overnight camp. Choose between the two link options below.
A Steinway Artist, Hsing-ay is focused on the art of listening, finding innovative solutions that synthesize music training, biology and emotional insight. Through concerts, residencies and courses, she empowers performers and learners to find transformational pathways through her performances and teaching on how creative listening is essential to making music and living fully. The recipient of numerous awards, Hsing-ay trained at Juilliard and Yale School of Music and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center.
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Rafael is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music at the John Hopkins University and a Fulbright Scholar who has concertized in Germany, Central and South America, Puerto Rico and New York. An experienced educator and current Kaufman faculty member, he has given masterclasses and has served as Chairman of the Piano Department at the Turtle Bay Music School as well as a judge in numerous piano competitions.
IGAL KESSELMAN, SESSION DIRECTOR
A pianist praised by The New York Times, Igal serves as Director of Kaufman’s Lucy Moses School and Music Director of Special Music School. One of today’s most forward-thinking performers and music educators, he also curates Kaufman’s popular Tuesday Matinees series and is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition. Igal holds degrees from S. Rubin Academy of Music and Peabody Conservatory of Music.