Eastman Cello Institute — a three-week program


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Eastman Cello Institute
Application deadline: April 3, 2017!
July 1-21, 2017 / Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., plus some evenings
Rooms: ESM 514, ESM 414, ESM 442, Ciminelli Formal Lounge

Faculty: Alan Harris, Eastman School of Music; Kathleen Kemp, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Cora Swenson Lee, Boston Baroque
Guest faculty:  TBA, LMT

A three-week intensive course designed to help students develop strategies for learning and mastering the cello. Group classes will focus on techniques for healthy playing and longevity at the instrument, as well as techniques specific to solo and orchestral repertoire. Students will receive lessons with each faculty member and have opportunities to perform in bi-weekly performance classes and weekly recitals. High school, collegiate, and adult cellists welcome!

Repertoire covered during the Institute will include Bach suites, sonatas, concertos, and orchestral excerpts; specific pieces will be determined upon acceptance to the program. Students will be working from the Alan Harris Studio Technique Book and the Eastman Orchestral Excerpts Book (free with registration).

Orientation: Saturday, July 1 at 9:30 a.m. in ESM 514
Faculty Concerts:
Saturday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Participant Concerts:
Friday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Ciminelli Formal Lounge
Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Ciminelli Formal Lounge
Friday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall

Professional Development Hours: 100
$4,650 / 3 credits     CRN 21120
$2,000 / noncredit     CRN 21118

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Orientation, Saturday, July 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Participant Concert, Friday, July 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Click HERE to apply


Read our blog: Sound, Mind and Body: Alan Harris’ New Summer Cello Institute