Photo of a man and a woman playing the violin

2015 Workshops

Bach Unaccompanied Violin Workshop
June 21 to 26

Classical Winds and Harmonie Ensemble Workshop
June 28 to July 3

Aston Magna at Brandeis

2015 Concert Performances
Thursdays, June 18 and 25 and July 2 and 16, 2015

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Workshop Participants Concerts

Workshop participants perform in informal concerts on the mornings of Friday, June 26, and Friday, July 3, 2015.


The Aston Magna at Brandeis University Summer Music Workshops are six-day intensive laboratories for violinists, clarinetists, and oboists, bassoonists, and horn players who are students, serious amateurs or professionals. Activities include private coaching, private practicing, museum visits, complimentary communal lunches, informal performance in master classes, lecture demonstrations, open rehearsals of the instructors' concerts, and participants' concerts at each week's ends.

Workshops are open to both modern and period instrument players. All workshop activities take place in the Slosberg Music Center (Brandeis' air-conditioned music building).

Repertoire for the wind workshop will include music by Mozart, Beethoven, Krommer, as well as contemporaneous Harmonie arrangements of well-known operas.

Mr. Hammer and Mr. Hoeprich will provide some historical models for students to use. All workshop activities take place in Slosberg Music Center; Brandeis University's air-conditioned

The workshops are presented by Aston Magna and Brandeis University.