Cello / Baroque cello Masterclass with Phoebe Carrai
in association with the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition Leipzig 2016
Date: October 28 to 1 November, 2015
Location: Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Eligible Participants: students and graduates of music academies
Application Deadline: October 14, 2015
General Application Fee: US$ 130
Active Participation Fee: US$ 70
J. S. Bach: Suites for violoncello solo, BWV 1007–1012
Schedule (Location: Goethe-Institut Boston)
October 28, 12–5 PM: registration
October 28, 6 PM: first class meeting including audition and determination about active and passive participation
October 29–31, 10 am to 1 pm and 3 to 6 pm: Masterclasses
October 30, 3 pm: Lecture by Andrew Talle (editor of the cello suites in the revised editon of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe)
November 1, 11 am: Participants’ Final Concert
Those who wish to participate should submit their application form, proof of musical training and General Application Fee of US$ 130 by October 14, 2015 (date of postmark) to:
170 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
General Application fee: US$ 130
Please make check out to Goethe-Institut Boston.
Please write “Masterclass 2015: name of the participant” on the check.
If an application is withdrawn the application fee will not be refunded.
Proof of musical training
Accepted forms of proof include:
- recent undergraduate or graduate level transcript
- copy of an undergraduate or graduate degree
- official documentation from the university with enrollment information
Active and Passive Participation
The lecturer will decide about active or passive participation on the basis of a short performance each participant gives at the first class on October 28 at 6 PM. No more than 10 active participants will be admitted.
Active participants will be expected to pay an additional Active Participation Fee of US$ 70.