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.
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.
In November of 2015, select members of the Berliner Philharmoniker led three days of master classes focusing on orchestral repertoire and audition preparation.
In March of 2015, Richard Goode explored Debussy’s Preludes with young pianists in a series of six master classes.
In February of 2015, renowned mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato presented a series of three master classes focusing on opera arias.
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.