NEW YORK SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
New York State Summer Music Festival - NYSMF! An extraordinary two, four or six week summer music camp filled with musical experiences for talented young musicians ages 11-25. As of today 4/17/10, we have students from 18 different countries and 30 different states in the US.
Located at Oneonta State College in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of Upstate New Y ork!
- Choose from over 50 ensembles and classes
- Perform in over 40 concerts this summer
- Study one-on-one with some of the finest musicians from Julliard, Curtis, The Manhattan School of Music, The New York Pops, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The VanGuard Jazz Orchestra, and many, many other of the world's best performing ensembles.
Some of the Highlights include:
- Special Programs: Compostition, Original Music Theatre, Classical Saxaphone Institute, International Flute Institute and the Yamaha Silent Electric Strings Program.
- Orchestras: Chamber and Symphony
- Bands: Wind Ensembles and Symphonic Bands
- Choirs: Madrigal Ensemble, Select CHoir, All NYSMF Choir and Jazz Choirs
- Chamber Music: Piano and Strings, Ensembles
- Jazz "A Complete Jazz Experience": Select Jazz, Big Band Jazz, Lab Jazz, Jazz Choir, Jazz Combo's, Jazz Improv, Jazz History and Jazz Repertoire Workshops.
- Instrumental & Vocal Programs: Piano, Strings, Performance and Technique COurses, Vocal Programs.
- Musical Studies: Beginning Guitar, Guitar, Beginning Piano, Piano, Conducting, Music History, Orchestration and Arrangement, Theory and Ear Training. Sight reading.
VISITING ARTISTS SERIES: The list of Internationally renowned Visiting Artists is constantly growing. Please keep checking our website for updates at www.nysmf.org
NYSMF's Visiting Artists Prgram provides a rare opportunity for our students to interact with professional musicians of international acclaim. The Visiting Artists perform Master Classes, workshops and often perform in evening concerts as soloists with our orchestras and in recitals.
Here is a sneak peak at this summers line-up!
- Steven Reineke, Music Director, NY Pops Orchestra, Principal Pops Conductor
- Joseph Silverstein, Conductor, Curtis Institute of Music, Boston Symphony Orchestra
- Melinda Wagner, Composer, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Composition, Univ. of Chicago
- Mike Holober, Piano, Gotham Wind Symphony, City Univ. of NY, Westchester Jazz Orchestra
- Toshiki Usui, Piano, Tokyo National Univ of Fine Arts & Music, Performance Prize winner
- Ann Hampton Callaway, Voice, Tony Award Nominee, singer, pianist actress, TV host and producer
- Jon Frederic West, Voice - Tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Juilliard Opera
- David Gerber, Cello, Dean of Performance at Manhattan School of Music, American String Quartet
- David Grossman, Double Bass, New York Philharmonic
- Ida Kavafian, Violin & Viola, International Performing Artist, Curtis Institute of Music
- Jennifer Leitham Trio, Bass, California State Univ. Long Beach, Doc Severinsin, Mel Torme
- Martha Mooke, Electric Viola, Yamaha Performing Artist, Scorchio Quartet "Star Wars in Concert"
- John Patitucci, Bass, Multiple Grammy Award Winner! Chick Corea Akoustic Band, Wayne Shorter Q.
- Harold Robinson, Double Bass, Principal Bass, Philadelphia Orchestra, Curtis Institute of Music
- Joseph Silverstein, Violin, Curtis Institure of Music, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood
- Steven Tenebom, Viola, Curtis Institute of Music, Juilliard School of Music, Mannes College of Music
- Keisuke Wajao, Oboe, Assistant Principal Oboe, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Consv.
- Donny McCaslin, Jazz Sax, Grammy Award Winner! Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, Mingus Big Band
- David Bilger, Trumpet, Principal Trumpet Philadelphia Orch. Curtis Institute of Music
- Angela Cordell, French Horn, Drexel Univ. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
- Ingrid Jensen, Trumpet, International Performing Artist, Maria Schneider Orch. IJQ, Project O.
- Mark Kellogg, Trombone, Eastman School of Music, Principal Trombone Rochester Philharmonic Orch
- Knoxville Brassworks Company, Brass Ensemble, Joel Tillman, Sam Chen, Robert Owen, Sarah Fellenbaum, Sean Greene
- Don Liuzzi, Percussion, Principal Timpani, Philadelphia Orch. Curtis Institute of Music Yamaha Artist
- James Saporito, Percussion, NY City Ballet Orchestra, Westchester Philharmonic, Am. Comp. Orch.
- Ingrid Jensen, Jazz Trumpet, International Performing Artist, Maria Schneider Orch. Nordic Connect
- John Patitucci and Mike Holober, Bass & Piano, Multiple Grammy Award Winner!
ALL CONCERTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Log on to www.nysmf.org for an up-to-date concert schedule!
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