2018 OHIO SUMMER PIANO CAMP

Joyce Yang Blessed with “poetic and sensitive pianism” (Washington Post) and a “wondrous sense of color” (San Francisco Classical Voice), pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences with her virtuosity, lyricism, and interpretive sensitivity. As a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Yang showcases her colorful musical personality in solo recitals and collaborations with the world’s top orchestras and chamber musicians.

Joyce Yang

Blessed with “poetic and sensitive pianism” (Washington Post) and a “wondrous sense of color” (San Francisco Classical Voice), pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences with her virtuosity, lyricism, and interpretive sensitivity. As a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Yang showcases her colorful musical personality in solo recitals and collaborations with the world’s top orchestras and chamber musicians.

Join us in the beautiful setting of Athens, Ohio to make music with the renowned faculty of the Ohio University School of Music. The camp is designed for high school keyboard students who want to enhance their musicianship and interact with other student musicians from across the state and region. Develop your music skills through large ensemble participation, masterclasses, lessons, academic classes, and concerts. Enjoy the many outdoor and artistic offerings of summer in the Hocking Hills!

Program Overview

The Ohio University Summer Piano Camp provides pre-collegiate students with the opportunity to study piano in a stimulating and nurturing learning environment under the guidance of our distinguished artist faculty. This intensive program provides participants with both individual and group instruction, supervised practice time, master classes, ensemble study, performance opportunities, seminars on a variety of topics (i.e. jazz piano, organ, practice strategies, careers in music, etc.) as well as planned recreational activities. 

Age Requirement

The piano camp is geared toward pianists in grades 7-12 who are playing at the mid-to-late intermediate through advanced levels.

Repertoire

Students should bring one polished solo and one solo that is in-progress, both from the standard classical literature. Additional repertoire is encouraged but not required.

Master Class Participation

If you are interested in participating in one of our master classes, please send a video of your proposed repertoire, preferably as a YouTube or Vimeo link, to Dr. Christopher Fisher (fisherc@ohio.edu) no later than June 1, 2018. 

*Daily Schedule

7:30-8:15 AM                                       Breakfast at Dining Hall
8:30-9:00 AM                                       Warm Up/Practice
9:00-11:00 AM                                     Lessons/Duet Rehearsals/Supervised Practice
11:00 AM-12:00 PM                            Seminar
12:00-1:00 PM                                     Lunch at Dining Hall
1:00-2:00 PM                                       Master Class
2:00-3:00 PM                                       Lessons/Duet Rehearsals/Supervised Practice
3:00-5:30 PM                                       Recreation/Free Time
5:30-6:30 PM                                       Dinner at Dining Hall
7:00 PM                                               Evening Activities

*subject to change

Faculty

Dr. Christopher Fisher, piano
Dr. Stephanie Wu, piano
Dr. Sean Parsons, jazz piano
Dr. Paul Barte, organ and harpsichord

Distinguished Guest Artist-Faculty

Joyce Yang - http://pianistjoyceyang.com          

Final Concert

Students will perform on the final camp concert on Saturday, June 17th. Performers are asked to wear concert attire. The concert will be free and open to the public. 

Fees

Resident Participant - Includes instructional fees, learning materials, meals, and double occupancy dorm accommodations - $499

Commuter Participant - Includes instructional fees, learning materials and meals - $349

Registration & Payment

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