Baroque String Playing: art and practice

In addition to week one Central Program classes, and Baroque Academy, the Festival offers a week two Baroque String Program for violin, viola and cello players

With Beth Wenstrom, violin 
Beth Wenstrom, violin
July 12-19, 2020
This program offers accomplished string players the opportunity to expand their abilities and knowledge of Baroque music and early string techniques and styles. Open to modern players new to Baroque, and to players with some experience. Repertoire to include Bach and Handel. Resume due date: May 1, 2019.

Four class periods per day, with a performance Friday, July 17.

 

Classes:
Baroque string techniques, performance practices, and musical styles. For violin/viola, and cello
Baroque Orchestra focusing on 18th century repertoire
String Band, with an overview of 17th century repertoire
Chamber Master Class

To apply, send resume or cv to: info@amherstearlymusic.org.

Tuition: $650. Click here for information on Room and Board options. 

Scholarships
Limited scholarship funds are available, to apply, provide a cover letter that details your experience and goals in the field of early music. Email to: director@amherstearlymusic.org.  Early Music America also provides scholarships.  You may also consider contacting your local arts and cultural societies about possible funding.  We would be happy to help in providing documentation to assist you in obtaining a third-party scholarship.
Work-Study tuition assistance available in exchange for help with various tasks around the festival.