Piano and Strings Mega Day 2016!
Have you ever thought about studying music at university? Are you preparing for your music exams or VCE performances? Why not come along to the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Piano and Strings Mega Day! It will feature masterclasses, workshops, orchestral excerpt classes (focussing on this year’s Australian Youth Orchestra audition excerpts), as well as sessions on technique and practicing, health and wellbeing for musicians, and ensemble playing. The afternoon will be filled with exciting activities for you to take part in!
When: Saturday 20 August, 2016 from 1:30pm – 6:00pm
Where: Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Auditorium
Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard
Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton
Tamara Smolyar (piano) – Duo Chamber Melange; Coordinator of Piano, Coordinator of Ensembles, Senior Lecturer in Piano, Monash University
Kenji Fujimura (piano) – Trio Anima Mundi; Coordinator of Classical Performance, Acting Head of School, Monash University
Elizabeth Sellars (violin) – Sutherland Trio; Coordinator of Strings, Lecturer in Violin, Monash University
Lisa Grosman (viola) – Australian World Orchestra; Lecturer in Viola, Monash University
Wilma Smith (violin) – former concertmaster, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; sessional staff member, Monash University
Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello) – Ensemble Liaison; sessional staff member, Monash University
Young-Hee Chan (double bass) – former Associate Principal bass, Singapore and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras; sessional staff member, Monash University
Geoffrey Saba (piano) – Mega Day international guest, Australian-Lebanese pianist based in the UK
Registration fee: $20 (for all attendees)
Masterclass participant: $50 (additional)
Credit card payment: Payment can be made online and the required details registered at the following website: ecommerce.arts.monash.edu.au
For further information, please contact Tamara Smolyar (piano students) on (03) 9905 1228 or at email@example.com or Lisa Grosman (string students) on (03) 9905 5093 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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