2019 Summer Solstice Music Festival
June 11–21, 2019
First Baptist Church 10031 109 St NW Edmonton, AB
Yellowhead Brewery 10229 105 Street NW Edmonton, AB
Art Gallery of Alberta Ledcor Theatre, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
The Edmonton Chamber Music Society is pleased to announce its 12th Summer Solstice Music Festival, which begins with the second annual Amateur Chamber Music Workshop on June 11-17.
Our main concerts start on June 18 and feature the Canadian piano quartet Ensemble Made in Canada, French-Canadian pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin, and Canadian artists such as clarinetist James Campbell, violinist Mark Fewer and many others.
Details to come soon
2019 Summer Solstice
Amateur Chamber Music Workshop
Workshop: Tuesday, June 11 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Participants in the 2019 Summer Solstice Amateur Chamber Music Workshop will study and play chamber music together in a relaxed atmosphere conducive to learning. The workshop is designed to develop their performance skills while also enhancing their understanding and appreciation of the art of chamber music.
Coaches will be violist Ethan Filner (formerly with San Francisco’s Cypress String Quartet), violinist Ewald Cheung (graduate of McGill and Juilliard), pianist Patricia Tao (professor at the University of Alberta), and Rafael Hoekman, principal cellist of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
The workshop will take place for five days; June 11–15, 2019, ending with a performance on Monday, June 17, 2019.
Each group will receive daily two-hour coaching sessions. Coaching sessions will take place between the hours of 4:30-8:30 PM, although coaching times can be flexible to meet participants' needs.
*Cost for 10 hours of coaching:
- $425 per person for duos and trios
- $375 per person for quartets and quintets
*Cost for 5 hours of coaching:
- $215 per person for duos and trios
- $185 per person for quartets and quintets
Musicians may apply as a formed group or as an individual. We will make every effort to fit you into a group based on your level of experience and playing.
Payment [due May 15, 2019] can be made via:
- Cheque [payable to Edmonton Chamber Music Society]
Mail registration form and payment to:
#188, 8507 – 112 St. NW Edmonton, AB T6G 2L7
Email your registration form to email@example.com