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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.

2018 DSCMI Faculty and Artists
Alicia Lee, clarinet and Festival Director
Anna Elashvili, violin and Recruitment Director
Catherine Gregory, flute
James Austin Smith, oboe
Brad Balliett, bassoon
Brandon Ridenour, trumpet
Jenny Ney, horn*
Alana Vegter, horn*
Laura Weiner, horn
Angelia Cho, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Jack Stulz, viola
Hamilton Berry, cello
Claire Bryant, cello
Kris Saebo, double bass
Michael Mizrahi, piano

guest artist*


Special Guest Artists

 

Lembit Beecher, composer

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Jennifer Koh, violin


Schedule of Events
July 10, 2018, 7:30pm
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
Decoda artists in concert
with special guest composer, Lembit Beecher

July 12, 2018, 7pm
Upbeat on the Roof at the Tang Museum

July 14, 2018 2pm
The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls
Participants of the Decoda|Skidmore Chamber Music Institute

July 17, 2018, 7:30pm
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
Decoda artists in concert
with special guest artist, Jennifer Koh

July 20, 2018, 9am
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
Participants of the Decoda|Skidmore Chamber Music Institute present interactive performances for a family-friendly concert - All Ages Welcome!

July 20, 2018, 5pm
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
Participants of the Decoda|Skidmore Chamber Music Institute present their final performances in the culminating concert of the two-week institute.


Programs
July 10, 2018
SCHUBERT Piano Trio in Eb Major, D.897 Notturno
BEECHER Small Suite
BEECHER Stories from my Grandmother
BEECHER A Paradoxical Thing
BEETHOVEN Septet in Eb Major, Op. 20

July 12, 2018
Featuring works by Kodaly, Bernstein,
as well as works and arrangements of Decoda composers

July 14, 2018
Works by Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Mozart, Elliott Carter, Walter Piston, Schubert, and Fauré.

July 17, 2018
JEAN-FERY REBEL Le Cahos
BARTOK Contrasts
COPLAND Quiet City
GOUNOD Petite Symphonie

July 20, 2018
Works by Zelenka, Martinu, Erwin Schulhoff, Kodaly, Shostakovich, Andrew Norman, and David Bruce.


for more information
skidmore.edu/decoda

Earlier Event: July 5
Green Box Arts Festival Residency
Later Event: July 25
Decoda @ Bryant Park, NYC