UW-Whitewater Piano Day Clinic

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Students will have the opportunity to take Masterclass with UW-Whitewater faculty.  Also offered are accompanying class, sight reading class, rhythm/theory class.  Piano Day is open to pianists of any age who have studied 5 years or more

Date: February 17, 2018

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Registrations accepted online until noon 2/15/18. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if space is available.

Piano Day: $20

Piano Day with Private lesson: $50 .  Limited to the first 6 registrants.

Teacher of the registrant are invited to attend free of charge.

Fees Include

The Piano Day fee includes instruction from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and insurance.  The Piano Day with private lesson fee includes instruction, a 40 minute private lesson and insurance.

Refunds

Early cancellations will receive a full refund minus 6% cancellation fee if the cancellation is requested 7 days prior to the camp. NO REFUNDS will be given for no shows or campers sent home for disciplinary reasons.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu; provide registrant's name and event session. Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.

What to Bring

  • Participants are are encouraged to bring a prepared piece at performance level or close to performance level.
  • Repertoire should be equivalent to WSMA "Class A" solo difficulty.
  • A completed Clinic Health Information Form to check-in.

Any additional questions can be directed to Dr. Myung Hee Chung, Professor of Music, Keyboard Coordinator at chungm@uww.edu or call 262-472-5622.

Check In

Registrants should plan on arriving between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m. for check-in at Greenhill Center of the Arts in the Atrium.

Health Form

Please bring a completed Clinic Health Information Form to check-in on the first day of your session.

Clinic Health FormClick to download.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.

Parking

Parking permits are not required on the weekends to park on campus.   More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.

Registration Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we advise you to leave all non-essential, portable electronic devices at home (iPod, iTouch, cell phones, etc), but ultimately it is your decision. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items and we do not have open Wi-Fi for electronic devices.

Schedule

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.  Check-in, Atrium of Greenhill Center of the Arts
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Master Class with UW-Whitewater Faculty
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Classes
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Recital
After 5:00 p.m. Optional Private Lesson (Limited to 6 participants)

*All times are subject to change

Focus of Instruction

  • Masterclass
  • Accompanying class
  • Sight Reading class
  • and Rhythm/Theory class

Camp Staff

MyungHee Chung, Camp Director

MyungHee Chung was born in Korea and began piano when she was four. Four years later, she debuted with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra with a Mozart Piano Concerto. Dr. Chung holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including first prize at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Performer’s Competition and the William Kapell International Piano Competition. Her playing has been described as “clean, strong…marked by a bell-like quality that never disappeared even under the severest pressure.” Since then, she has performed throughout North America with orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, as well as in Europe and Asia. Public radio has also broadcasted her performances. Myung Hee Chung has also been an active chamber musician—not only as part of the Seraphin Piano Trio, but also as a collaborator with many artists such as David Kim, David Taylor, and Alison Balsom. She performs regularly as a member of UW-Whitewater Piano Trio and with other faculty. More recent performances include concerts in Wisconsin and England, as well as the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois and recording all 24 Debussy Preludes. Myung Hee Chung has taught at the Missouri Southern State University in Joplin and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In August 1995, she joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she is a full Professor and Keyboard coordinator. She has judged many competitions including Missouri Southern International competition and has given master classes at universities in the US and Korea.

Karen Boe

Karen Boe was a William Petschek Scholarship student and teaching fellow in piano at the Juilliard School where she received her Master and Bachelor of Music degrees. While completing her doctoral degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Howard Karp, she also served as a member of the piano faculty. Her previous teachers include William Masselos, Leonard Shure, Sophia Rosoff and Aube Tzerko. Ms. Boe has performed extensively, with concert performances in Alice Tully Hall and the Juilliard Theatre in New York, the Villa Terrace Museum in Milwaukee, guest recitals at Northwestern University, Luther College, Illinois-Wesleyan College, and Oberlin College, and numerous concerts in Spain and France. She joined the piano faculty of UW-Whitewater in 2003.

Insurance

Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

egistering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.