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Summer String Fest

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Watch the 2019 Summer String Fest performance in Merkin Hall.

This summer, the focus of the festival is chamber music and small ensembles! An intensive week of music-making, friendship and fun! Advanced violinists, violists and cellists age 10-23 are invited to join us for a week of chamber music and small ensembles, workshops, performances and a final concert in Merkin Hall.

Auditions: May 2 and May 9 (Cello), May 5 and May 12 (Violin and Viola)

Register before April 1 for early bird tuition of $450!

Igal Kesselman, Festival Director
Harlem Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence
Viktor Basis, Violin faculty
Alex Croxton, Cello faculty
Viola and guest faculty TBA

Optional: A 50% discount is available for up to 5 individual lessons with Kaufman Music Center's faculty prior to the Festival for all String Fest registered students.  Tuition for the 5-day program includes all coachings, classes, and activities.  Students are required to bring their own brown bag lunches.

Required Audition Repertoire - Junior Advanced

  • Any work at the level of Bach concerto in A minor or above - violin/viola
  • Sammartini/ Berteau Sonata in G major - cello
  • 3 octave scales

Required Audition Repertoire - Advanced

  • 2 contrasting pieces or movements of an advanced concerto
  • 3 octave scales and arpeggios
  • Movement of unaccompanied Bach

Notes

We plan to hold Summer String Fest in person for Summer 2021!
Tuition is $550 and application fee is $25 - register before April 1 for early bird tuition of $450!

Class Details

Class ID 13959
Age 10 - 23
Day Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Time 9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Start/End August 23, 2021 - August 27, 2021
Sessions 5 | Show dates
Term Summer 2021
Prerequisites
Tuition $550
Max Class Size 50
Instructor Igal Kesselman

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