2019 IMANI WINDS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Mannes School of Music

The New School, Arnold Hall

55 West 13th Street, New York, NY

All concerts and chamber music workshops are open to the general public and free (unless otherwise noted).

Suggested donations for concerts apply to the general public.

All other events are open to auditor guest pass holders, full session auditors and participants only.

 

Monday, July 15 - Day 1

REGISTRATION: Check-in for the Festival, 4:30pm

 

CONVOCATION: Administration and Artistic Staff Meet and Greet, 5:30pm                   

 

OPENING CONCERT: Imani Winds

7:00pm

 

                                                          

Tuesday, July 16 - Day 2

SEMINAR: A Practical Guide to Rehearsing, with Imani Winds

9:00-9:45am

Efficient rehearsals are a cornerstone to ensemble playing. Imani Winds discusses and provides effective techniques that promote creativity and communication.

 

WORKSHOPS: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

10:00am-12:30pm, Various spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire

 

SEMINAR: ECP Fellows meet IWCMF Composer-in-Residence, Marcos Balter

10:00am-12:00pm

Moderated by Imani Winds in-house composer, Jeff Scott

                  

WORKSHOP: Support & Breathing Intensive with Monica Ellis

1:30-3:00pm

Unlock the mysteries of playing with the best sound possible

WORKSHOP: Combating Performance Anxiety, with Noa Kageyama

3:30-5:00pm

 

Wednesday, July 17 - Day 3

WORKSHOP: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

9:30am - 12:20pm, Various Spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire.

 

MASTERCLASS: Anton Rist, clarinet

1:30-3:30pm

MASTERCLASS: Andrew Adelson, oboe

1:30-3:30pm

MASTERCLASS: William Purvis, horn

1:30 - 3:30pm

SEMINAR: Education Outreach with Imani Winds

4:00-5:30pm

In a performance workshop format, Imani Winds demonstrate useful techniques and concepts that are the cornerstones to a successful outreach concert.

IMPROV NIGHT!: Workshop with Riley Mulherkar and Jam Session with Alex Davis

7:30 - 9:30pm
 

Thursday, July 18 - Day 4

WORKSHOP: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

9:30am-12:20pm, Various spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire

WORKSHOP: Alexander Technique with Valerie Van Hoven

1:30-3:00pm

Van Hoven, Faculty at Montclair State University, teaches students how to move mindfully through performance

WORKSHOP: Professionalism and Rehearsal Techniques with Cliff Colnot

3:30 - 5:00pm

Friday, July 19 - Day 5

WORKSHOP: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

9:30am-12:20pm, Various spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire.

READING SESSION I: Emerging Composer Program Fellows with Imani Winds

1:30-3:30PM

Imani Winds will read works by the ECP Fellows that have been written for Festival groups.

MASTERCLASS: Matt Landry, saxophone

1:30-3:00pm

SEMINAR: The Future Diversity of American Symphony Orchestras with Deron Hall

4:00-5:30pm

 

 

Saturday, July 20 - Day 6             

MASTERCLASS: Brandon George, flute

10:30am-12:30pm

MASTERCLASS: Toyin Spellman-Diaz, oboe

10:30am-12:30pm

Oboist of Imani Winds, Faculty at Manhattan School of Music Prep and Brooklyn College

MASTERCLASS: Mark Dover, clarinet

10:30am-12:30pm

Clarinetist of Imani Winds, Dover’s vast array of musical experiences have established himself as one of the most diverse clarinetists of his generation.

MASTERCLASS: Jeff Scott, horn

10:30am-12:30pm

French Horn player, composer of Imani Winds and Faculty at Montclair State University

MASTERCLASS: Monica Ellis, bassoon

10:30am-12:30pm

Bassoonist of Imani Winds & recognized clinician, she has taught at University of Chicago, Mannes, Juilliard’s MAP, Brooklyn College and Purchase University.

WORKSHOP: Composer Portraits with Marcos Balter

10:30am-12:30pm

In a series of short-lecture-demonstrations, ECP fellows share a glimpse into their music, experiences and passion for creativity.

MASTERCLASS: Akropolis Reed Quintet

2:00-4:00pm

CONCERT: Akropolis Reed Quintet

7:30pm
 

 

Sunday, July 21 - Day 7

OUTING: Walking tour NYC - The Highline and Hudson Yards

11:00am-1:00pm

 

MASTER CLASS: Andrew Brady, bassoon

2:00-4:00pm

MASTER CLASS: Jasmine Choi, flute

2:00-4:00pm

MASTER CLASS: Patrick Burns, composer

2:00-4:00pm

SEMINAR: Road to Success - Audition/Application Preparation with Alex Davis

4:30-6:00pm

READING SESSION II: Emerging Composer Program Fellows with Imani Winds

4:30-6:00PM

Imani Winds will read works by the ECP Fellows that have been written for Festival groups.

 

 

Monday, July 22 - Day 8

WORKSHOP: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

9:30am - 12:20pm, Various spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire.

 

CONCERT: Port Mande (Mark Dover and Jeremy Jordan) with Leon Boykins, Allan Mednard and Faylotte Crayton

8:00pm

Led by Imani Winds’ Mark Dover and pianist Jeremy Jordan, this innovative group explores jazz, classical and everything in between. 

 

 

Tuesday, July 23 - Day 9

WORKSHOP: Chamber Music with Imani Winds

9:30am - 12:20pm, Various spaces

Select ensembles work with members of Imani Winds on festival repertoire.

WORKSHOP: Networking 101 - Chops Beyond the Practice Room with Jessica Meyer

Meyer discusses the communication skills and entrepreneurial acumen needed to advocate or your career in music. 

 

PANEL: Arts and Politics, led by Eun Lee

3:30pm-5:00pm  

 

 

Wednesday, July 24 - Day 10

WORKSHOP: Rhythm, Groove and Feel - A musical perspective with Javier Diaz

10:30am - 12:00pm

A journey through rhythm to help improve your day-to-day playing.

MASTERCLASS: Chamber Music with Imani Winds I

3:30 - 5:30pm

Select ensembles work with Imani Winds on festival repertoire

 

CONCERT: Visionaries, Composers of NOW!

7:30pm

Hosted by Marcos Balter. Hear world premieres composed by the Emerging Composers Program Fellows

Suggested donation: $20

 

 

Thursday, July 25 - Day 11

MASTERCLASS: Chamber Music with Imani Winds II

1:15-3:15pm

Select ensembles work with Imani Winds on festival repertoire

SEMINAR: An Afternoon with Imani Winds

3:30-5:30pm

Our Story: All you wanted to know (and didn’t want to know) about Imani Winds.           

 

CONCERT: Chamber Music Celebration

7:00pm

Culmination Concert for Festival Participants

Suggested donation: $20