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Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute

  • Skidmore College 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 United States (map)

The Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute is a 2 week summer intensive for young musicians offering multiple performance opportunities and meaningful community engagement. Under the guidance of Decoda artists, students will learn how to fully engage their audiences and communities through scripted interactive chamber music performances while improving their own performance and public speaking skills. Program participants will live on the beautiful campus of Skidmore College and will rehearse and perform at the state of the art Arthur Zankel Music Center.

2017 Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute
July 9-22, 2017

2017 DSCMI Faculty
Alicia Lee, clarinet and Festival Director
Anna Elashvili, violin and Recruitment Coordinator
Catherine Gregory, flute
Brad Balliett, bassoon
Brandon Ridenour, trumpet
Angelia Cho, violin
Siwoo Kim, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Jack Stulz, viola
Claire Bryant, Cello
Kris Saebo, double bass
Michael Mizrahi, piano

Special Guest Artists
Andrew Norman, composer
Ayano Ninomiya, violin

Tuesday July 11
7:30pm - Decoda Faculty concert with special guest artist, Andrew Norman
Ladd Concert Hall

Thursday July 13
7pm - Decoda at Upbeat on the Roof
The Tang Institute

Saturday July 15
2pm - DSCMI Institute Participants Chamber Music Concert
Hyde Collection

Sunday July 16
10am - Master class with special guest artist, Ayano Ninomiya

Tuesday July 18
7:30pm - Decoda Faculty Concert
Ladd Concert Hall

STRAVINSKY L'histoire du soldat - featuring WQXR's Bob Sherman as narrator
COPLAND Appalachian Spring Suite

Friday July 21
9am - DSCMI Institute Participants present Interactive Performances for children
5pm - DSCMI Institute Participants final Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday July 11
program to include works by Andrew Norman, Boccherini, Guillaume Connesson, and Schumann

Tuesday July 18
program to include works by Stravinsky, Andrew Norman, and Copland

for more information and to apply

Earlier Event: June 10
Decoda in South Africa - Tour Info
Later Event: September 29
Beethoven and Banjos: Sacred Places