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 -POSTPONED to 2021
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 15.

Four class periods per day, with a performance Friday, July 17.
Daily Classes:
I:Baroque String techniques / performance practice
II:Baroque Orchestra focusing on the 18th Century repertoire
III:String Band with an overview of the 17th century repertoire
IV:Chamber Music

To apply, send resume or cv to: Resume due date May 15, 2020.

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

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:  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.