Ken Giles Studio Recital (Dec. 22nd, 2019 2pm)

Ken Giles’ violin/viola/guitar students will perform a group concert at the John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violin on Sunday, December 22, 2019, 2:00 pm.  The repertoire will include holiday tunes, Pachelbel Canon, civil rights songs, and the “Bach Double” violin concerto.  Many of the students also participate in the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.

Polaris Piano Trio (May 17th, 2019 7:30pm)

Polaris Piano Trio The members of the Polaris Piano Trio are friends whose collective musical collaboration spans more than 20 years. Individually they have performed in venues including The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Wash., D.C.), the National

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H. Steven Brewster Competition for Strings (May 5th, 2019)

H. Stevens Brewster Jr., Memorial Competition for Strings We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the Brewster Competition for Strings presented by Montgomery County Music Teachers Association and American String Teachers Association of MD/DC. Dates and Eligibility: Competition Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2019 Deadline: April 1st, 2019.  Applications postmarked after that date will not be accepted. Where: Potter Violins John Kendall

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players (April 28th, 2019 3pm)

Episode 3: Musical Atoms – A Study of Intervals “A very important word, “interval”, because it’s the heart and soul of music. You see music is not made out of notes by themselves, but out of the intervals between one note and another. That’s why it’s so necessary for us to understand this word, interval.” This

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Dalcroze Workshop with Jeremy Dittus (March 23rd, 2019)

For Students! Dalcroze Education with Dr. Jeremy Dittus! Workshop Class Schedule: Each student will have ONE class which is arranged by age. 8:30 am-9:30 am Group A: Ages 4-5 9:45-11:00 am Group B: Ages 6-8 11:00 am-12:15 pm Group C: Ages 9-10 1:30-2:45 pm Group D: Ages 11-13 2:45-4:00 Group E: Ages 14-18 What is

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Zuill Bailey Cello Masterclass (Feb. 22nd, 2019 6:30pm)

Throughout the year, the National Philharmonic offers talented young musicians the opportunity to perform for and be mentored by critically acclaimed guest artists who appear in concert with the Philharmonic. Pre-selected students perform in these master classes, which are free and open to the public, providing a chance to observe master musicians sharing their experience

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players (Feb. 3rd, 2019 3pm)

Episode 2: The Road to Paris “Paris, almost exactly at the beginning of the 20th Century, had become the exciting place where new things were happening in music, where you found fresh air, and great new names, and a fever of creative energy.” Bernstein gives us a look at the journeys some composers took to

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