Pilates and Movement for Musicians with Eva Stern (May 11th, 2019 1:30pm)

Playing an instrument can be physically demanding, requiring coordination, strength, and flexibility. This class will use the principles of Pilates to create greater awareness in the body. You will be given a “toolbox” of movement ideas to bring greater ease and enjoyment to your playing. This class is appropriate for players of any instrument and

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Masterclass with Pianist Michael Brown (May 10th, 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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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. Applications will be

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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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