Category: Practice

New Music on the Point

Completely in love with the Jack Quartet‘s rendition of composer George Lewis‘s String Quartet 2.5 “Playing with Seeds” (2017) performed this afternoon at the Brandon, VT Town Hall Theater. 101 new ideas for my teaching practice in about 10 minutes. vibrato and endless left hand finger exercises, so, so so many ideas for bow control,

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Gliere – a few times to catch him

Gliere alert!  Three opportunities to hear violin-cello duets of Reinhold Gliere (1874-1956)  performed by violinist Emily Sunderman and cellist Chelsea Robinson. Sunday, May 20 10:20AM Saint Stephen’s Church, Middlebury, VT Sunday, May 20, 3:50, Middlebury Congregational Church At Project Independence, June 1, 2018 at 4PM.

In Service Day Chamber Music

      Below is the schedule for the in-service day Chamber Music program at MCMC this coming Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:00AM-noon).  Please bring a music stand if you have one and a check made out to the Middlebury Community Music Center or cash for $25.  Snacks will be provided during breaks! Short

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Middlebury Caroling Orchestra Party

Middlebury Caroling Orchestra Party Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 2-4PM   New location:   Congregational Church Unity Hall 30 North Pleasant street Middlebury, VT 05753 Musicians and singers of all ages are invited to sightread or sing traditional carols at the 4th Annual Middlebury Community Music Center Caroling Party!  Vocal and Instrumental parts will be

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Repost: What it’s like to audition at Juilliard. When you’re 11. — Penelope Trunk

This account by Penelope Trunk describes what is is like to parent a child on a track for Juilliard.  Her account is facinating, personal and feels authentic.  Check it out… The first round of auditions for Juilliard’s pre-college program is by video. From December to March my son practiced for three hours a day to

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