Masterclasses take place all year around with local and visiting artists.
All Masterclasses are FREE and open to the public.
2013/2014 UPCOMING MASTERCLASSES
Saturday, March 1
10:00AM – 12:00PM
Bachus Conservatory, 8000 Anderson Square #113
A City-Wide Piano Masterclass with Maurizio Moretti who is considered one of the best interpreters of the renowned Italian school of pianoforte. Four selected piano students from the Austin area will perform solo repertoire for Mr. Moretti.
PREVIOUS MASTERCLASSES THIS YEAR
Thursday, October 17
This award-winning all female group will be giving two masterclasses, one at McCallum High School and one at the Butler School of Music, at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Cavani String Quartet has dedicated its artistic life to performing and sharing some of the most powerful music ever written. They remain profoundly committed to sharing our passion for chamber music with audiences of all ages and all walks of life.
12:50-2:05 PM at the McCallum Fine Arts Academy for ACMC’s In-School chamber ensembles at McCallum High School. (For McCallum Students only)
4:30-6:00 PM at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin in room MRH 5.138. (Free & Open to the Public). ACMC students Saskia Gregg (violin) and Rachel Rivero (cello) will be performing Handel-Halvorsen’s Passacaglia along with UT student chamber ensembles.
Saturday, November 9
The Young Artists Academy welcomes cellist Gregory Sauer to conduct two masterclasses with the fall semester student ensembles. The masterclasses will take place at the Armstrong Community Music School, 404 Camp Craft Rd. from 2-3pm & 3-4pm.
Sunday, November 10
Dr. Hermes Camacho will conduct a masterclass for the fall semester Adult Academy musicians from 5-7pm at the Armstrong Community Music School, 404 Camp Craft Rd. The Adult Academy consists of a wide range of musicians of all levels and instruments. A variety of repertoire will be performed…a little something for everyone!
Past Masterclass Presenters:
Brian Lewis, violin
Victor Correa-Cruz, violin
Paloma González, piano
Ian Davidson, oboe
Karl Kramer, horn
Anne Epperson, piano
Megan Meisenbach, flute
Roger Myers, viola
Clancy Newman, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Håkan Rosengren, clarinet
Rick Rowley, piano
Misha Rachlevsky, conductor
Michelle Schumann, piano
Jessica Valls, double bass
Carpe Diem String Quartet