Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice at New England Conservatory

Callithumpian Productions Foundation

The Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice of the New England Conservatory in Boston is an intensive performance seminar on music of the 20th and 21st centuries aimed at young pianists, composers, and instrumentalists. June 1st to 19th 2010 will see the holding of master classes, including ones under Steffen Schleiermacher, rehearsals and concerts. Chaya Czernowin will be composer-in-residence. Her music will be worked upon with her, analyzed and discussed with the young participating composers and then performed together by the Callithumpian Consort together with master class students on concert evenings held every night. A work by previous summer course participant Mischa Salkind-Pearl will also be premiered. For the first time this year there will also be a section on electronic music.

June 1st – 19th 2010
New England Conservatory, Boston, USA

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