San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
In celebration of the release of her album, In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores, world class violinist Hilary Hahn will host an all-day event at the Greenwich House Music School in the West Village of New York City on November 3, involving as many of the Encores composers as possible. Composers Nico Muhly, Jennifer Higdon, Tina Davidson, Avner Dorman, Paul Moravec, Christos Hatzis and Jeff Myers will hold office hours and participate on panels at the school itself. The Village, which features a film score by James Newton Howard performed by Hahn, will be screened. Du Yun will create an immersive sound installation. JACK Quartet, TILT Brass, multi-instrumentalist Elliott Sharp, pianist Mackenzie Melemed, traditional Japanese instrumentalists Tomoko Sugawara and Ralph Samuelson, and others will perform. Hahn and her recital partner Cory Smythe will play all 27 encores throughout the day.
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Greenwich House Music School
Greenwich House Music School, located in the historic West Village, provides a wide range of cultural events as well as instructional classes and outreach in NYC’s public schools. With more than 40 faculty instructors, it has over 450 students from age three to older adults, ranging in skill from beginners to professionals. Classes are offered for all instruments including piano, voice, violin and viola, cello, clarinet, drums, flute, guitar, five-string banjo, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and harp.