Announcements

The daily schedule is posted here.

June 18 – IMPORTANT INFO – PLEASE READ!

We will be using the platform  Zoom for our classes. If you don’t have it already, please download the app to your computer or tablet. You do not need to sign in or register. A link will be sent to your email before each day’s first class. We will use the same link all day and a new link will be sent each day.

Settings within Zoom can improve the audio quality.

Zoom / preferences / audio / advanced /

Suppress Persistent Background noise – Disable

Suppress Intermittent Background Noise – Disable

Echo Cancellation – Auto

Turn off: Automatically adjust microphone volume

Enable Original Sound

We will also be trying out Cleanfeed.com as an option for better audio quality.

Cleanfeed requires Chrome or Opera as the browser, and the use of headphones or earbuds. It does not require you to download anything or sign up. You will receive an email with a link to Zoom and a separate link to Cleanfeed prior to teach day’s sessions.

There is a Google doc here that invites you to sign up for a brief audio/video connection check to make sure everyone has this system working prior to our first session.

Please sign up for a time. If you don’t see a time that works for you, please contact me.

 

May 17

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, SVI has transitioned to online classes this year. Schedule information is available here.

Repertoire:

Please consider the repertoire suggestions below as you prepare to attend the SVI. Having several pieces that are already well prepared will give you the flexibility to play different pieces for different teachers.

When you have decided on what you will play while you are here, please email me your list: SummerViolinInstitute@gmail.com. This information is necessary in preparing the daily schedule.

Repertoire recommendation:
Bring present works (3-4)  that you already know well. The idea is to bring music that you have already learned, not works-in-progress. You will get the most out of the classes by bringing your most prepared works. You may also include orchestra excerpts.

Examples:

  • concerto
  • sonata with piano
  • virtuoso piece
  • Bach
  • Ysaye
  • caprice – Paganini, Wieniawski, Beriot
  • orchestra excerpts

Important: When you have decided on what you will play while you are here, please email me your list: SummerViolinInstitute@gmail.com.

Check out the FAQ page for useful information.