NDSU Chamber Music Festival

2017 NDSU Chamber Music Festival Events

Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM: Opening Concert                                     
Monday, June 5, 12:00 PM: Masterclass with Prometheus Trio           
Monday, June 5, 7:30 PM: Concert I                                                     
Tuesday, June 6, 12:00 PM: Chamber Music at the Plains Art Museum
Tuesday, June 6, 7:30 PM: Concert II                                                   

Admission is free for all events.
All events held at NDSU Beckwith Recital Hall except for the June 6 noontime
concert at the Plains Art Museum. Click here for more concert details.

The 2017 NDSU Chamber Music Festival will feature a superb array of guest artists performing alongside
NDSU student artists in performances of powerful works of chamber music. 2017 guest artists will include members of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as well as faculty from North Dakota State University, Concordia College, the University of South Dakota, Bemidji State University, and Ohio University. The 2017 Festival will also feature special guest ensemble The Prometheus Trio and special guest violist David Harding.

As in previous seasons, we would like to invite you to a series of open rehearsals where you can witness the inner workings of great chamber music performance. Check back closer to June 1st for a schedule of open rehearsals!

Pianists interested in discovering more about piano study at NDSU or being involved in the NDSU Chamber Music Festival
are encouraged to contact Dr. Tyler Wottrich at tyler.wottrich@ndsu.edu.

Many of history's greatest composers wrote their most personal and powerful works for chamber ensemble. The NDSU Chamber Music Festival provides an invaluable opportunity for NDSU pianists to rehearse and perform these works with professional string players, and also brings the Fargo-Moorhead community an intimate encounter with this exhilarating music.

Open Rehearsal Schedule
All open rehearsals take place in Beckwith Recital Hall

Saturday, June 3, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Beethoven Piano Trio in Bb Major, Op. 11           
Saturday, June 3, 2:00 - 4:00 PM: Turina Piano Trio No. 1                                 
Sunday, June 4, 2:00 - 4:00 PM: Haydn Piano Trio in F Major, Hob. XV:40 
Sunday, June 4, 6:00 - 8:00 PM: Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op. 57         
Monday, June 5, 9:30-11:30 AM: Brahms Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60

Concerts 2017 | Guest Artists 2017 | Student Artists 2017


"I know this will sound terribly cliché, but this being the first time I've played in a real chamber group, I have to say I'm completely bitten by the chamber music bug... it was magical to be making music together with some fabulous string players and feel my sound mix with theirs."
-Bernadette Fromherz, 2015 Festival participant

 


Excerpt from the NDSU Chamber Music Festival:
Robert Schumann, Piano Quintet in Eb, Op. 44
III. Scherzo

Amy Mercer, piano
Dina Neglia-Khachatryan, violin
Grace Park, violin
John Stulz, viola
William Comita, cello

NDSU Beckwith Recital Hall
June 4, 2015

 

From left to right: pianist (pageturner) Benton Schmidt, pianist Amy Mercer, violinist Grace Park,
violinist Dina Neglia-Khachatryan, cellist William Comita, and violist John Stulz

 

Archival links

Concerts 2015 | Guest Artists 2015 | Pianists 2015

Concerts 2016 | Guest Artists 2016 | Pianists 2016

 

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