Class Streams Online, November 24, 2020,

2-4pm (GMT-6) CDMX, Mexico

The Festival de Música de Cámara de San Miguel de Allende in collaboration with the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music are excited to announce the third in their series of monthly virtual Master Classes.

These online classes are part of the Festival’s mission to offer high-quality music instruction to the next generation of talented Mexican students. Classes are offered free of charge and conducted in Spanish.

 

Master Class Instructor

Flutist Mimi Stillman, acclaimed by The New York Times as “not only a consummate and charismatic performer, but also a scholar whose programs tend to activate ear, heart, and brain,” is  renowned for her virtuosity, insightful interpretation, and adventurous programming.

Ms. Stillman is the founding Artistic Director of the popular Dolce Suono Ensemble, “one of the most dynamic groups in the US” (The Huffington Post), performing Baroque to new music with 54 world premieres in 14 seasons in Philadelphia and on tour. She has received numerous international awards.

University in Veracruz will receive online instruction from Ms. Stillman on technique and interpretation. A 30-minute question and answer period will follow the class.

Attend an Online Master Class

Master Classes are open to anyone who would like to observe. To watch a Master Class, please register here. Classes will be broadcast via Zoom video conferencing platform.

Future classes will be offered in cello, horn, piano, and composition.

Visit festivalsanmiguel.com for a full listing of upcoming Master Classes.

 

Mimi Stillman, flutist

Master Classes with the Prestigious Curtis Institute of Music

ANNOUNCEMENT

Student Flutists
Students Marcela Reyes of Mexico City’s National Symphony Orchestra and Diego Acosta of Xalapa

Master Classes with the Prestigious Curtis Institute of Music

ANNOUNCEMENT

Class Streams Online, October 29, 2020,

2-4pm (GMT-6) CDMX, Mexico

Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester, Ashley Taylor 

The Festival de Música de Cámara de San Miguel de Allende and the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music are excited to announce the second in their series of monthly virtual Master Classes. 

 

These online classes are part of the Festival’s mission to offer high-quality music instruction to the next generation of talented Mexican students. Classes are offered free of charge and conducted in Spanish.

 

Master Class Featured Instructor

Jose Franch-Ballester, the multi-award-winning Spanish clarinetist, is considered one of the finest classical soloists and chamber music artists of his generation. An alumnus of the Curtis Institute of Music, he received the 2008 prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. He is assistant professor, clarinet and chamber music at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Two student clarinetists from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) will receive instruction in technique and interpretation, followed by a Q/A.

 

Attend an Online Master Class

To watch a Master Class, please register here. You will receive login details a few days before the class. Classes will be broadcast via Zoom video conferencing platform. 

 

Future classes will be offered in clarinet, flute, cello, horn, piano, and composition.

Visit festivalsanmiguel.com for a full listing of upcoming Master Classes. 

Attend and View Master Classes

Email festivaldemusica.sma@gmail.com with your full name to receive an email confirmation and instructions for signing into the class. Classes will be broadcast via the Zoom video conferencing platform.  Please include your phone number in the event the Festival needs to contact you with any last-minute changes.

 

Classes will be offered in viola, violin, cello, horn, flute, clarinet, piano and composition.  Stay tuned for a full schedule of classes and instructions and how to be considered to be a Master Class student. 

A Series of Master Classes with the

Prestigious Curtis Institute of Music

ANNOUNCEMENT

First Class Streams Online

September 29, 2020

2-4pm (GMT-5), CDMX, Mexico City

The Festival de Música de Cámara de San Miguel de Allende and the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music are excited to announce a series of monthly virtual Master Classes. Classes are offered free of charge to talented Mexican student musicians. 

 

These classes are part of the Festival’s mission to offer high quality music instruction to the next generation of classical musicians in Mexico.

 

Master Class Details

Roberto Díaz, president and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music, and a violist of international renown, will teach the first class to two student violists. 

 

Each student will receive 45 minutes of instruction. The final 30 minutes of the class will be dedicated to questions from the observers.

 

Instruction will focus on technique and interpretation.

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