If someone peeked into the studios of McKnight Hall this week, one could have found Pat Wheelhouse encouraging a group of fifth-graders to play a D major scale on mountain dulcimers in front of them. On the other side of the building, 78-year-old Linda Hubert could be heard shouting over rows of autoharp-playing students who strummed up a dull roar. And if someone just happened to be walking by the School of Music campus, the syncopated ruckus of a jazz band was hard to miss.
After the Music School Festival Orchestra’s first performance, cellist Emily Camras experienced the sense of community Chautauquans rave about.
German composer Johannes Brahms began composing at the age of 11, and he’s considered one of the Romantic Period’s most
Thinking back to the June 22 Sing-In, Emily Pogorelc recalls the tension between the Voice Program students. It was like
For Voice Program students who might not have landed a leading role in Ariodante or La bohème, Opera Scenes gives
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, Voice Program Chair Marlena Malas, Music School Festival Orchestra Music Director Timothy Muffitt and Stage Director John Giampietro will blend their disciplines and their expertise to present Chautauquans with one of the world’s most popular operas: La bohème.
Cellist Megan Yip made her Chautauqua Institution debut on June 30 as a highlight of NPR’s “From the Top.” Now, she’s premiering on a smaller stage with a piece she’s been itching to perform — Chopin’s “Sonata for Cello and Piano.”
Eleven Voice Program students will perform in a recital at 7:30 p.m. tonight in McKnight Hall. There’s no particular theme
As Music School Festival Orchestra students near the end of their time in Chautauqua, they’re entering a second chamber music phase of the Instrumental Program.
Each year, the Sigma Alpha Iota Competition rotates through the three School of Music disciplines: the Instrumental, Voice and Piano