Potomac Arts Academy

Early Music
Institute
June 16 - June 20
(Monday-Friday)
See Schedule for Times

Ages: Adults
Cost Options*:
$490 Players
$225 Observers
$475 Conductors
*See REGISTER section
for details

(extra fees may apply)

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School of Music
George Mason
University

in Fairfax, VA
near Washington DC


Baroque Dance
Concert

Tuesday, June 17th
7:30PM
$TBA general public,
$TBA students/seniors
Call 703-993-9889 for info!

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INSTITUTE FOR EARLY MUSIC ON MODERN INSTRUMENTS
For Professional Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass Players and Conductors


Early Music Institute for Strings

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Institute for Early Music on Modern Instruments, presented by The Vivaldi Project, offers professional string players the opportunity to study baroque and classical performance practices using their own modern instruments. Renowned early music specialists violinist Elizabeth Field and cellist Stephanie Vial will explore the drama, passion, pathos and sheer exuberance of 17th- and 18th-century musical expressions through an investigation of:

The goal is to provide not merely a set of technical tools, but an instrumental vocabulary through which the language of this incredibly rich, varied and complex music can be conveyed effectively on modern instruments.

2014 Program Highlights:

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Liz Field, info@thevivaldiproject.org

 

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Early Music Institute for Strings

REGISTER - Institute for Early Music on Modern Instruments

PARTICIPATION OPTIONS: There are three tracks for participation available:

Extra Costs:

* Visitors to the GMU campus must have a valid parking pass to park in Lot K. You can also park in the Mason Pond Parking Deck for $14/day. A Parking Pass is NOT needed if you are just dropping off/ picking up at the designated site (see Location page).

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY:
The R. G. Fox Tuition Scholarships are designed for a string quartet of professional level players currently enrolled in a graduate or doctoral performance program. Players who received their degrees in 2013 are also eligible. Quartet members will participate in all weekly activities. During the chamber music sessions, they will work directly with the conducting participants. For more information, go to For Conductors. Please send one letter of recommendation to info@thevivaldiproject.org .
DOWNLOAD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM (instructions included - this will also serve as your regular Application Form, do NOT apply online)
Scholarship Application deadline is April 15th.

HOW TO APPLY:    

Register OnlineONLINE
with credit card

 

PLAYER
Application


OBSERVER

CONDUCTOR

Register by PhonePHONE
with credit card

 

703-993-9889

Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm EST

Register by MailMAIL
credit card or check

 

DOWNLOAD FORM

Allow 3-5 Day Delivery

Registration Facts

Refund Policy:
If a registrant has to cancel participation in this program, a tuition refund (minus a $50 cancellation fee) will be given provided that notice is received by the Potomac Arts Academy no later than 2 weeks before the program start date. No refunds will be granted after this date without valid medical documentation.
The $25 Application Fee is non-refundable.

 

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Housing Options

HOTEL SPECIAL RATE:
Comfort Inn in Fairfax
11180 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Special Early Music Program rate: $81/night*
(June 16 - 21 2013 only)
*Includes hot breakfast and free shuttle service to campus.
Reservations must be made by June 1, 2014.

Web: http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-fairfax-virginia-VA073
PHONE: 703-591-5900
Instructions: Call the hotel and let the agent know that you are with "Vivaldi Project" to get the special rate.

Otherwise, a list of hotel accomodations near Mason, including the only on-campus facility Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, can be found at
http://www.gmu.edu/welcome/hotel . Some hotels offer free shuttle service to and from the Mason campus- inquire with hotel staff.

 


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