Workshop

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Download 2018 registration form

BCMS’s annual Chamber Music Workshop for Mixed Ensembles welcomes intermediate and advanced mixed chamber groups (trios, quartets, quintets and sextets). Only pre-formed groups may apply. Participation is limited to eight groups which will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each group receives one coaching session in the morning and one in the afternoon. While not being coached, participants may rest/practice or form ad hoc groups to play additional music.

Coaches include clarinetist Thomas Hill, violist Marcus Thompson, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, and pianist Rieko Aizawa.

Tuition covers coaching, breakfast, lunch and refreshments and is based on the size of your group:

  • trio & quartet: $145 pp
  • quintet & up: $130 pp

Tuition is non-refundable.

Location   The workshop will take place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, on its main campus with outstanding music facilities.

Application deadline: March 2, 2018. Application form will be available for download in September 2017. Participants should include on the application the name of the work that has been selected for study. These may be complete works or individual movements (e.g., Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat , K. 493; 1st and 2nd movements of Beethoven String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 130).

Schedule

Sunday, March 25, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30 a.m. to 10:55 p.m. Session 1
11:05 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session 2
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. Session 3
3:05 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Session 4
4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Optional concert by workshop participants

Download 2018 registration form


This workshop is supported by ACMP – Associated Chamber Music Players. ACMP is a worldwide membership organization that supports the playing of chamber music for pleasure among musicians of all ages, skill levels, and backgrounds.