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Project STEP Masterclass with the Apple Hill String Quartet

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Higginson Hall | Symphony Hall

301 Massachusetts Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

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FREE and open to the public with ticket, the Apple Hill String Quartet will teach an engaging masterclass to students of Project STEP. This event takes place in Higginson Hall, Sympony Hall - Please enter through the side Cohen Wing entrance on Huntington Ave.


Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. As resident musicians and Co-Artistic Directors at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, winner of the 2016 CMAcclaim award from Chamber Music America, the Quartet serves as the Music Directors and core faculty for Apple Hill’s Summer Chamber Music Workshop attended by 300 students of diverse ages, levels, and backgrounds. During the regular concert season, in conjunction with Apple Hill’s Playing for Peace program, the Quartet performs concerts and conducts residencies locally in New Hampshire, nationally in major U.S. cities, and internationally around the globe in venues as diverse as the Ketermaya refugee camp outside of Beirut, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the Conservatorio National de Musica in Lima, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and UCLA. The Quartet has collaborated with members of the Brentano String Quartet, Silk Road Ensemble, Dorian Wind Quintet, Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo, New York Philharmonic, and Community MusicWorks in Providence, RI. Most recent studio recordings include the premiere of Dana Lyn’s Suite for Fiddler and String Quartet, a revival of Ahmed Adnan Saygun’s String Quartet No. 1, and transcriptions of Purcell Fantasias. Members of the Quartet have received degrees from Oberlin Conservatory, the Juilliard School, Peabody Conservatory, Rice University, SUNY Stonybrook, and a Fulbright Award to London, England.

Musicians: Elise Kuder, violin; Colleen Jennings, violin; Mike Kelley, viola; Rupert Thompson, cello
Website: applehill.org
Listen: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiuk6_v8wWMB7EKcsQguJhA
Photo courtesy of Apple Hill String Quartet

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