Inside Chamber Music 2016


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 2016 Inside Chamber Music class will be on Mondays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, March 28 - May 16, 2016, in Lincoln Recital Hall (Room 75), PSU.

You can drop in and pay $15 per class. If you would like to prepay for the remaining classes at $15 per class, call us at 503.224.9842.

Tentative class schedule:
March 28 • Debussy and Beethoven cello/piano sonatas (with Julia Hwakyu Lee)
April 4 • Potential of the solo cello: Bach, Bloch and Cassado
April 11 • Mozart Flute Quartet in C Major and Weber Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (with Julia Hwakyu Lee, Kenji Bunch, Nelly Kovalev & Sydney Carlson)
April 18 • It Sounds Better on Cello: Song transcriptions and other pieces arranged for cello (with Julia Hwakyu Lee)
April 25 • Coaching of PSU quartet piano trio
May 2 • Coaching of Kodaly Duo for Violin and Cello with PSU students followed by performance (with Carol Sindell)
May 9 • Brahms Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano and Rebecca Clarke Duo for Viola and Cello (with Todd Kuhns, Julia Hwakyu Lee and Kenji Bunch)
May 16 • Brahms Piano Quintet in f (with Carol Sindell, Greg Ewer, Kenji Bunch and Janet Guggenheim)

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