Month: December 2022
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PMAY Cello Masterclass with Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Join internationally renowned cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason as he works with five of our PMAY Cellists. The class is free and open to the public and will be held at Mary Louise Curtis Branch of Settlement Music School on Saturday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
JACK Quartet Masterclass
A chance for ensembles to perform for and receive feedback from the JACK Quartet. Musical America’s 2018 “Ensemble of the Year”, one of WQXR’s “19 for 19 Artists to Watch”, and recipients of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, JACK has been heralded by the Washington Post who called them, “the go-to quartet for contemporary music, tying impeccable musicianship to intellectual ferocity and a take-no-prisoners sense of commitment.”
Dynasty Battles Masterclass
A chance for ensembles to perform for and receive feedback from pianist Dynasty Battles. An alumnus of our Germantown Branch, Battles has performed George Walker’s Piano Sonata No. 1 in a private engagement at the composer’s home, and was recognized by AL DÍA as a “40 Under Forty” honoree in 2020. Battles studies with internationally acclaimed pianist Leon Bates, and has also studied with Jonathan Coopersmith, Chair of Musical Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Randall Goosby Masterclass
A chance for ensembles to perform for and receive feedback from acclaimed violinist Randall Goosby, who has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Nashville Symphony and New World Symphony.