Master Classes

Master Classes
Session I

(June 30 - July 11, 2020)

Outstanding Master Class Series:
  • Andrey_Baranov_violin
    Andrey Baranov, violin
  • Boris Kuschnir violin
    Boris Kuschnir, violin
  • Alexei Volodin piano
    Alexei Volodin, piano
  • Antonio di Cristofano piano
    Antonio di Cristofano, piano
  • Daniel Stewart conductor
    Daniel Stewart, conductor

Master Classes
Session II

(July 14 - 26, 2020)

Outstanding Master Class Series:
  • Guy Braunstein, violin
    Guy Braunstein, violin
  • Guy Braunstein, conductor
    Guy Braunstein, conductor
  • Saleem Ashkar piano
    Saleem Ashkar, piano
  • Gili Schwarzman flute
    Gili Schwarzman, flute

Master Classes Session III

(July 28 - August 9, 2020)

Outstanding Master Class Series:
  • Nikolaj Znaider violin
    Nikolaj Znaider, violin
  • Saleem Ashkar piano
    Saleem Ashkar, piano
  • Oliver Weder, conductor
    Oliver Weder, conductor
Artist Faculty
(Session I)
  • Geoffrey Burleson, piano
  • Nina Flyer, cello:
    Cello and Chamber Music Master Class.
  • Say-Ming Foo, violin:
    Violin and Chamber Music Master Class.
  • Danwen Jiang, violin
  • Catherine Kautsky, piano
  • Stacey McColley, clarinet
  • Tali Morgulis, piano:
    20th and 21st Century Repertoire, Solo pianists and chamber groups welcome.
  • Marianna Prjevalskaya, piano
  • Roderigo Robles de Medina, piano
  • Christopher Taylor, piano
  • Nathan Warner, trumpet:
    A Vocal Approach to Instrumental Playing
Artist Faculty
(Session II)
  • Shellie Beeman, voice:
    Traditional Voice Master Class - A voice master class focusing on standard vocal techniques in addition to diction, musicality, and communication utilizing an eclectic, pedagogical approach.
  • Ruth Boden, cello:
    From Bach to Rock; Improvisation 101 - For all instruments - Participants will learn basic approaches to improvisation, ornamentation, with a special focus on cadenza composition.
  • Shudong Braamse, voice:
    Voice Master Class - Singing Effortlessly with Passion and Confidence
  • Eileen Buck, piano
  • Ray-Chou Chang, violin
  • Alessandra Feris, piano:
    Chamber Music and Collaborative Piano
  • Allison Franzetti, piano:
    Latin-American Piano Music - Open to all levels. Both solo piano and chamber music.
  • Nora Lee Garcia, flute:
    Woodwinds: Body Awareness Master Class and Alexander Technique. Open to all Woodwinds, check any tension and how to prevent injuries.
  • Hein Jung Lee, voice:
    College (from entering college) and Grad school level - Artistic Craft based on Bel Canto Vocal Technique
  • Chungsun Kim, cello:
    Master class on cello solo or chamber music - Chamber groups can be any of the following: piano trio, piano quartet, piano quintet, or string quartet.
  • Gert Kumi, violin:
    - How to play from the heart
  • Kevin LeFohn, violin
  • Jan Loeffler, piano
  • Roderigo Robles de Medina, piano
  • Robert Palmer, piano
  • Sohyoung Park, piano
    Technical Principles to Play Chopin’s Op.10 Etudes According to Chopin - In addition to work with individual pianists on their repertoire, a discussion session will be followed on the technical principles to play Chopin’s Op.10 according to the insights from Chopin’s “Sketch for a Method.”
  • Diana Seitz, violin
  • Krysia Tripp, flute
    Karg Elert Etudes and Astor Piazzolla Tango Etudes - This is a one hour masterclass in which flute students perform an Etude of their choice, out of either the Karg Elert or Piazzolla Etude books. Students will be given detailed instruction on how to prepare and practice Etudes.
Artist Faculty
(Session III)
  • Ray-Chou Chang, violin
  • George Hogan, voice:
    Operatic Arias
  • Duane Hulbert, piano:
    Advanced Pedaling Techniques for Pianists
  • Lynn Ledbetter, violin:
    Collaborative Chamber Music - How to rehearse and prepare any size ensemble (with or without piano). Students are invited, but not required, to bring their assigned InterHarmony chamber music group to aid in the demonstration of various rehearsal strategies aimed at improving any collaborative chamber music experience. Also included will be basic concepts and exercises designed to help develop the general musical skills of chamber music players of any age and interest level.
  • Christina Long, piano:
    How to connect your playing with the audience
  • Rick Novak, voice:
    Exploring emotions in performance - A singing-acting session with all the singers. Group Work and individual performance.
  • Dmitri Novgorodsky, piano
  • May Phang, piano
    Piano masterclass (sans nom) - Playing and discussion open to all repertoire.
  • Teresa de Jong Pombo, piano
  • Paul Rutman, piano
  • Gerardo Teissonniere, piano
    The Beethoven Piano Sonatas - A student of two disciples of Artur Schnabel, Gerardo Teissonnière explores selections from Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas in master class.
  • William Westney, piano
  • Patrick Yim, violinViolin and Chamber Music

Outstanding Guest Artists