2013 SAM Fall Workshop & Master Classes
The Suzuki Association of Minnesota is pleased to announce the 2013 Fall Workshop and Master Classes will be held at Hennepin Methodist on Friday, October 25 and at Ferguson Hall on the University of Minnesota Campus on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 28. Download the complete workshop brochure for details. Click Here to register online. The early bird deadline is September 25.
Special guest clinician is Brian Lewis will be coaching chamber ensembles as well as master classes. Highly committed and dedicated to teaching young artists, Mr. Lewis has quickly emerged as one of the leading violin teachers of his generation. He holds the David and Mary Winton Green Chair in String Performance and Pedagogy at UT where he is Professor of Violin. He is also Artistic Director of the Starling-DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies at The Juilliard School in New York City, founding concertmaster of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, Artistic Director of the Brian Lewis Young Artist Program in Kansas, a founding member of the Texas Piano Quartet, and Artistic Director of the Starling Distinguished Violinist Series at the Butler School of Music. This past year, Mr. Lewis finished his 2nd year in residency at the Yale School of Music as the Class of ’57 Visiting Professor in Music.
As a student of Eleanor Allen, Mr. Lewis began his violin studies at the age of four, and participated in the Ottawa Suzuki Strings program under the direction of his mother,
Alice Joy Lewis. He later studied with Tiberius Klausner, and twice traveled to Japan where he studied with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki at the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto. He holds both the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School where he was a student of Dorothy DeLay, Masao Kawasaki, and Hyo Kang.
SAM is also pleased to announce it's Master Class clinicians. Click Here to pre-register for classes by September 25. Notification of acceptance will be by October 9.
VIOLIN Brian Lewis
GUITAR Dr. David Crittenden
FLUTE Nancy Maloney
HARP Kathy Kienzle
PIANO Richard Tostenson
CELLO Dr. David Holmes
And finally, the SAM Fall 2013 Workshop will present a morning play-in for the students and an opportunity for teachers to watch Brian Lewis teach group class. Click Here for student and parent registration.