Music Master Classes in Madison
A master class is a session with an advanced musician, during which the musician invites selected students to perform short works and then critiques students’ performances. The sessions are intended to be educational and helpful. Most master classes are free and open to the general public.
Unless otherwise indicated, all classes are held at the Mead Witter School of Music, in classrooms and concert/recital rooms.
|AREA||PRESENTER||DATE||TIME & PLACE|
|JAZZ||Stafford James, Chicago jazz bassist (with Woody Shaw, Dexter Gordon, Albert Ayler)||FRI JAN 27||12- 1:30 PM, Humanities 1321|
|BANDS||Master classes for band directors, held during the Wisconsin Summit, a special two-day event for band directors across the Midwest.
Guest clinicians include Dr. Erika Neidlinger (director of bands, DePaul University, IL) ; Professor John Whitwell, (emeritus director of bands, Michigan State University) and Andrea Brown, Asst. Director of Bands at Univ. of Michigan.
|FRI/SAT FEB 3-4||Venues and times TBA. Registration and details, contact Barbara Douglas at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PIANO||Gabriela Montero||FRI FEB 10||4:30–6 PM, Mills hall|
|JAZZ||Jonathan Kreisberg, NYC jazz guitarist, Criss Cross recording artist||FRI FEB 17||12- 1:30 PM, Humanities 1321|
|JAZZ||Gerald Clayton, NYC jazz pianist, Concord recording artist||SAT FEB 25||Memorial Union, place & time TBD. Check TITU for details.|
|FLUTE||Lorna McGhee, principal flutist Pittsburgh Symphony||SUN MARCH 5||Mills Hall, 10:30 AM- 1:30 PM|
|PERCUSSION||Arcomusical Master Class.|
Arcomusical is an ensemble dedicated to the advancement of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau, creating new music for this traditional instrument.
|WEDS MAR 15||12:00-2:00 Venue TBA|
Contact Prof. Anthony DiSanza for more information.
|WOODWINDS-OBOE||Courtney Miller (University of Iowa)||TUE MAR 28||12 PM, Morphy Hall|
|JAZZ||Clay Jenkins, professor of jazz trumpet at Eastman||THU MAR 30||1:20-3:15 PM, Humanities 1321|
|JAZZ||Linda Oh, NYC jazz bassist||FRI APRIL 28||12- 1:30 PM, Humanities 1321|