Piano Workshop 2010
This event has been CANCELLED for this year.
Saturday, February 6
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Join UW-Whitewater's piano faculty for a day of exploring, improvising, sight reading, etudes, and performance in both master class and recital settings. Held on Saturday, February 6, this event falls just before WSMA and WMTA contests. The workshop will take place in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, and is for piano students in grades 9-12. Registrants will participate in both small and large group classes and give solo performances in the Recital Hall, UW-W's 300-seat auditorium. The $20 fee covers the cost of the classes and recital. Limited enrollment for a free 20-minute private lesson is available on a first come, first-served basis. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the Center of the Arts Atrium welcome table.
- Master Class
- Perform in small groups and receive teacher & student comments.
- Jazz Improvisation Class
- Learn jazz chord symbols and explore improvisation.
- Practice Techniques/Etude Class
- Develop new practice techniques through use of etudes.
- Collaborative Class
- Practice and improve sight reading skills through piano duo sessions
- Recital in Light Recital Hall, UWW Center of the Arts
- Perform on a Steinway Concert Grand in UW-Whitewater's 300-seat auditorium, site of WSMA and WMTA Badger Contests
Myung Hee Chung
Myung Hee Chung, Professor of Music, has won many piano competitions, including the 1977 William Kapell International Piano competition. She has presented many solo recitals in the United States, Mexico and Eastern Asia. Currently a member of the UW-Whitewater Trio, she previously performed in the Southwest US and Mexico with the Seraphin Trio. She appeared as concerto soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Orchestra, Portland Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonic, The Juilliard Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic. She holds a B.M. and a M.M. from the Juilliard School of Music; and a D.M.A. from the Manhattan School of Music. She is a WMEA Executive Board member.
Karen Boe, a Minnesota native, was a William Petschek scholarship student and teaching fellow in piano at the Juilliard School of Music where she received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. While completing her doctoral degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison under Howard Karp, she also served as a member of the piano faculty. Previous teachers include William Masselos, Leonard Shure, Sophia Rosoff, and Aube Tzerko. Ms. Boe has performed extensively including solo and collaborative concerts in the Alice Tully Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, the Juilliard Theatre in New York, and the Villa Terrace Museum in Milwaukee. She has performed guest recitals at Northwestern University, Luther College, Illinois Wesleyan College, Oberlin College, and numerous concerts in Spain and France. She has been a member of the piano faculty at UW-Whitewater since 2003.
Matan Rubinstein, born in Israel, Matan began his involvement with music at a young age receiving classical training for piano. He received his Bachelor's degree in Jazz Composition from the Manhattan School of Music. He is currently completing his D.M.A. in Composition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Prof. Stephen Dembski, where he was awarded a University Fellowship. Matan has been active internationally as a pianist playing jazz and contemporary improvisation. His appearances include the Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, as well as performances in Chicago and Montreal. He has composed music in a variety of contexts and venues including works for orchestra and chamber groups, jazz orchestras and combos, as well as projects for dance, film, television and interactive media.
Warm up in the first floor Center of the Arts practice rooms.
JAZZ IMPROVISATION CLASS
|9:50||MASTER CLASS I & II|
|10:40||PRACTICE TECHNIQUES/ETUDE CLASS
JAZZ IMPROVISATION CLASS
Light Recital Hall, Greenhill Center of the Arts
Sponsored by the UW-Whitewater Music Department in cooperation with Continuing Education Services.
Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee. Precautions will be taken to prevent any accidents, and there will be camp health supervisors available. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $1000, secondary coverage up to $5000, and $300 maximum dental insurance. (Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for camp-related accidents only.)
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