Maine Students

2014 Faculty: Director Patricia Stowell, piano; Marisa Solomon, cello; Scott Woolweaver, viola/violin

DEADLINE: postmarked Saturday, MARCH 14, 2015

Application

For information: festival@kneisel.org, 207- 374-2811

 

What is Maine Student Program?

The Program for Maine Students is a chamber music program for Maine intermediate and advanced string and piano students. Students will be placed in chamber ensembles with a Kneisel Hall Young Artist college mentor while Kneisel Hall faculty oversee their work with daily coachings. Join us for great chamber music making!June 21 – 27, 2015: Held on the Kneisel campus, this program has two parts: a one-day, June 21-22 session for string and piano students 9-12 years of age of intermediate ability and a five-day session, June 23-27, for string and piano students 12 – 19 years of age of advanced ability. Both programs feature Kneisel Hall young artists as mentors, faculty coaching and a final participant program. The five day session includes master classes, piano 4-hands, mentor performances, sight-singing and eurhythmics.

Session I (TWO DAYS)

SUNDAY JUNE 21 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm & Monday, June 22 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. performance
Open to advanced beginning to intermediate string and piano students 9-12 years of age

The days will include:

rehearsals of intensive work on an assigned piece and afternoon music related activity
final performance at Monday 4:00 p.m.

Session II (five days)

Tuesday, June 23th – Friday, June 26 (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) and Saturday June 27nd (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. performance.)
Open to intermediate to advanced string and piano students 12 -18 years of age

Program includes:

intensive work on one chamber piece
sight-reading additional works, piano 4-hands for pianists
master classes
mentor performances
sight singing, ear training, music history

This is a DAY program; participants commute or arrange housing.

For information: festival@kneisel.org, 207- 374-2811

How to Apply? (session ONE)

$25.00 application fee, due with the application.
$100.00 program fee due June 1, 2015
Deadline March 14, 2015
Include application and:

$25 application fee, made out to Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students
CD: 3-5 minute with lyrical passage and contrasting faster piece (accompaniment optional)
LABEL CD with your name and the name of the work, movement & composer
CD’s will NOT be returned unless stamped self-addressed envelope included.
Mail the CD, fee and application to: Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students PO Box 648, Blue Hill, ME 04614

How to Apply? (session Two)

$25.00 application fee, due with the application.
$250.00 program fee due June 1, 2015
Deadline March 14, 2015
Include application and:

$25 application fee, made out to Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students
CD: 3-5 minute with lyrical passage and contrasting faster piece (accompaniment optional)
LABEL CD with your name and the name of the work, movement & composer
CD’s will NOT be returned unless stamped self-addressed envelope included.
Mail the CD, fee and application to: Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students PO Box 648, Blue Hill, ME 04614