Continuing their tradition of high-quality music education, the award-winning Gemini Piano Trio, consisting of Drs. Benjamin Myers, Hsiu-Hui Wang, and Sheng-Tsung Wang conduct their four-week coaching workshop for chamber music ensembles. Past participants of the workshop have been accepted to major music conservatories, All State orchestras and ensembles, and have gone on to win international and major state and area competitions.
Hsiu-Hui Wang, Piano
JUNE 29 - AUGUST 3
Saturday, August 3, 2013 7:30 PM: Chamber Concert for Participants
All Tickets: $7 General Admission
The Gemini Piano Trio Chamber Music Workshop is open to a limit of ten pre-formed intermediate to advanced level groups preferably with performance-ready repertoire. Depending on the number enrolled, an audition may be held. Other outreach performing opportunities may be offered.
Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet—Strings, any instrument with piano (may include strings, brass, or woodwinds)
Basic Workshop Fee = $260 per person for one group ($240 tuition + $20 Music Institute administrative fee). This includes 4 one-hour coachings and one masterclass for your group given by all members of the Gemini Piano Trio.
For those who would like to receive coachings with a second group, an additional discounted workshop fee is applied: $197 ($192 Tuition + $5 Registration fee).
All participants are required to participate in both performances and in at least one masterclass. Time permitting, groups may perform in more than one masterclass.
Interested groups please contact Dr. Benjamin Myers ASAP at BMyers@howardcc.edu. Screening auditions may be required. Individual instrumentalists who do not have a pre-formed group must contact Dr. Myers by the deadline below or sooner to be put on a wait list to form a possible chamber group. Placement is not guaranteed: payment will not be required until placement is confirmed.
NEW! - 3 Add-on Chamber Music Seminars to enhance your workshop experience!
Seminar I - June 29 ( Sat) 1:30 PM - 3 PM: "How to Rehearse Chamber Music Effectively"
Seminar II - July 13 (Sat) 1:30 PM - 3 PM: "Planning for a Successful Chamber Music Performing Experience"
Seminar III – July 13 (Sat) 3:20 PM – 4:50 PM: “Instrumental Playing Techniques for Chamber Music”
Attend ONE seminar = $60 per person
Please note the following important dates:
June 3, 2013 – Inquiry Deadline for Individual Applicants who do not have a group
*Featured Workshop Events*
~All events are held at the Horowitz Center for Visual and Performings Arts (HVPA) at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD, except the Vantage House Concert on August 1st.~
June 29, 2013 (Sat., 1:30 to 3 PM, HVPA 155) – Seminar I - “How to Rehearse Chamber Music Effectively”
For more information about registration, please contact Mr. James Bailey at JBailey@howardcc.edu or call (443) 518-4297.
For more information about the Gemini Piano Trio, please visit www.geminipianotrio.com.
"I want to thank you three wonderful coaches for all your generous, kind and helpful suggestions and direction. . . I especially appreciate your positive and encouraging manner - something that helps your students to aspire to do better and better. . . ” – Carol B., violinist