Inside Chamber Music 2015


HamiltonEach spring we offer our “Inside Chamber Music” class taught by Hamilton Cheifetz. Aimed at both enthusiastic chamber music beginners and seasoned devotees, this popular class explores chamber music past and present from the perspectives of performers, composers, and listeners alike.

The course includes enlightening and informative classes, live, up-close and personal performances, a behind the scenes look at chamber music rehearsals and coaching sessions, and discounted tickets to concerts. Call 503.224.9842 for more information.

The 2015 Inside Chamber Music class will be on Mondays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, March 30 - May 18, 2015.

Register online.

Highlights of the 2015 class include Brahms Double Concerto for violin, cello and piano with violinist Carol Sindell, piano quintet classes with the Florestan Trio plus Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte, cello/piano duos with pianist Julia Lee, and coaching of Metropolitan Youth Symphony quartets.

Tentative class schedule:
March 30 • Cello/piano duos with pianist Julia Lee (Ravel, Bloch, Beethoven)
April 6 • Coaching of Metropolitan Youth Symphony Quartet(s)
April 13 • Solo cello (possibly with pianist Janet Guggenheim)
April 20 • Coaching Brahms Piano Quintet with PSU students
April 27 • Brahms Double Concerto for violin, cello & piano with Carol Sindell and Janet Coleman
May 4 • Dvorak Quintet (Florestan Trio + Greg Ewer & Adam LaMotte)
May 11 • Dohnanyi Quintet (Florestan Trio + Greg Ewer & Adam LaMotte)
May 18 • Wrap up

  Read an interview with Hamilton Cheifetz about his love of chamber music and the Inside Chamber Music class.