National Philharmonic Master Class – Zuill Bailey, cello

Zuill Bailey masterclass Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, is a Grammy Award winning, internationally renowned soloist, recitalist, Artistic Director and teacher.  His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought after and active cellists today.   A

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players “Next Generation”

Next Generation April 22, 2018 Next Generation highlights the passing of the musical torch through two generations of teacher/student relationships and places brilliant young musicians in the spotlight. Joining the Chamber Players for the Mendelssohn Octet will be incredible young string players from the Philharmonic’s Summer String Institute–violinists Aneesha Sampath and Justin Park; violist Zachary

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Masterclass with Maestro Roberto Valdes

Chamber Music Masterclass Presented by Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore Featuring works by Vanhal, Haydn, Beethoven, and Dvorak For more than twenty years as a regarded pedagogue Mr. Roberto Valdes has worked as head of the string department of the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba, and the Conservatorio de Musica de Valencia,

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National Philharmonic Master Class – Melissa White, violin

Melissa White masterclass American violinist Melissa White has enchanted audiences around the world as both a soloist and chamber musician. A First Prize winner of the Sphinx Competition, Ms White has received critical acclaim for solo performances with some of America’s leading orchestras, including those of Cleveland, Detroit, Baltimore, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Colorado, as well

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players “Story Time”

Story Time February 18, 2018 Four Musicians (Vln/Vla + Cello + Clarinet + Piano) Story Time draws inspiration from poetry and literature and their influence on composers throughout history. The four composers on this program are all well known for their passion for literary references and the brilliantly colorful subject matter ranges from fairy tales

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Ken Giles Studio Recital

Ken Giles Studio Recital Students of Ken Giles will be performing in the John Kendall Recital Hall.

National Philharmonic Chamber Players

Crossing Borders “Crossing Borders celebrates music with “dual citizenship.” This program features Dvorak’s popular “American” String Quartet written while he was spending the summer in Iowa and blends African American spirituals with a distinctly Czech flare. Works by Peruvian-American composer Gabriela Lena Frank and Egyptian-American composer Hamza El Din display dazzling transformations of traditional fold

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