Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) presents its first
Live Stream Chamber Music Masterclass on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 2:30-4:30pm EST. The live stream offers an up-close opportunity for players around the globe to engage and participate in this learning and playing opportunity.
ACMP embraces a new way to bring chamber music players together across the globe as PubliQuartet conducts back-to-back masterclass sessions with two learning quartets. A multi-camera crew will deliver every detail of the workshop in a close-up, real-time stream. Chamber music players wherever they are can participate in groups, ensembles, or individually on their computers and devices, gaining tips and insights into playing technique and interpretation on two chamber music works. Participants also interact throughout the session via a live chat feed, connecting with the event and each other. Online participants will fully experience the session as if they were in the room.
One of the works explored during the masterclass is Astor Piazzolla's Oblivion, providing insights into performing tango string quartets and the special demands of this increasingly popular repertoire. The second work is the Prokofiev String Quartet No. 2, movement 2. The learning quartets include a student ensemble from Mannes College, New York, who will work on the Piazzolla, and Augmented 4 String Quartet, young musicians from Connecticut, who will work on the Prokofiev. The masterclass will end with a performance by PubliQuartet featuring Piazzolla's Libertango (Arr. Curtis Stewart); Meredith Monk's Stringsongs movement 4 Phantom Strings, and Jessie Montgomery's Voodoo Dolls. PubliQuartet will provide brief background and performance insights for each piece.
Live stream technology is a new vehicle for ACMP to bring together chamber music players across the globe to share in engagement and education in a virtual environment. We're excited to provide a masterclass for a broad spectrum of chamber music players wherever they are," said Jennifer Clarke, ACMP Executive Director.
Intended for adult amateur players and music students of all ages and levels, ACMP will provide a step-by-step guide for engaging in the masterclass either as an ensemble or individually. Live stream access will be available on February 10, 2018 at https://acmp.net/acmp.net/live.
The masterclass will take place at National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avenue, NYC. Tickets are FREE and reservations are required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/acmp-live-stream-with-publiquartet-tickets-39458714076. Seating is limited for live audience.