The PIMF Chamber Music Program sessions are two hours daily, and include coachings, chamber music master classes, and performance preparation with attention to bowings, articulation, musicianship, and specialized intonation concepts. Students at all levels can elect chamber music and will be assigned chamber music partners based on level of proficiency, age, and other logistic factors. Student musicians enrolled in the PIMF Chamber Music Program elective will be sent music prior to the start of the Festival. Complete works will often be performed, featuring one movement per group. Performances for those enrolled in the PIMF Chamber Music Program for one week will take place at the conclusion of their respective week.
Mark Schuppener is thrilled to join the Philadelphia International Music Festival this season as Director of Chamber Music. Mark has garnered acclaim as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, concertmaster, and devoted music educator and conductor. He has served on the music faculties of the University of Texas, University of Michigan, Spring Arbor University, and is currently Director of Orchestras…Read more
How to enroll in the Chamber Music Program at the Philadelphia International Music Festival:
After registering online (or via telephone at: 856-875-6816) for the Philadelphia International Music Festival students will receive a detailed confirmation packet.
To select the PIMF Chamber Music Program as your student’s afternoon elective choice, simply fill out the Chamber Music Registration Form included within the packet.
The PIMF Chamber Music Program is included for students who register for the Music House International Program, the Solo Performance Preparation Program, or the Project 440 Chamber Music Intensive Program. Participation in the PIMF Chamber Music Program is an option for all other students and will incur an additional fee.