• Master Classes and Workshops Resources

    These self-contained resources offer an opportunity to share in the unique experience of the young professional musicians who participated in the Weill Music Institute's master classes and workshops.


    Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire

    Kronos Quartet led a weeklong workshop open to student and young professional string quartets to explore new works commissioned as part of Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. Fifty for the Future is a major commissioning initiative of Kronos Quartet, Carnegie Hall, and many other diverse partners and is devoted to the most contemporary approaches to the string quartet. The project is designed to present music as a living art form and to create a new trove of resources for the training of students and emerging professionals.

    Watch this playlist on YouTube.

    Berliner Philharmoniker Master Class

    In November of 2015, select members of the Berliner Philharmoniker led three days of master classes focusing on orchestral repertoire and audition preparation.

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    Richard Goode Master Class

    In March of 2015, Richard Goode explored Debussy’s Preludes with young pianists in a series of six master classes.

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    Joyce DiDonato Vocal Master Class

    In February of 2015, renowned mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato presented a series of three master classes focusing on opera arias.

    Watch this playlist on YouTube.

    Latin Jazz Traditions: Paquito D’Rivera Workshop

    In May of 2014 Grammy Award–winning Latin jazz great Paquito D’Rivera teamed up with members of his ensemble to mentor young jazz musicians in a weeklong workshop.

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