American Suzuki Institute

The Concerti of Bruch and Mendelssohn
Violin
Jul 1318, 2024 in Stevens Point, WI
at American Suzuki Institute

What

The Concerti of Bruch and Mendelssohn: Violin

Instructor: Brian Lewis

Event Contact & Sign up

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Phone: 715-346-3033

Additional Schedule Information

  • Course meets 1-4 PM CDT on July 13-14, and 5-6 PM July 15-18
  • Early check-in available Saturday by advance arrangement
  • Required TWP orientation meeting: Sunday 6:15 PM
  • Additional live events at ASI include teacher/parent lectures, student recitals, and guest artist/faculty concerts. Not all of these events will be live streamed for online participants
  • Festival concerts occur throughout the day on Friday, concluding in the evening
  • Residence Hall checkout by Saturday 12 PM

Event Description

  • This course will be offered in-person only
  • Enrichment course hours will not conflict with regular ASI class hours of 8-11 AM and 1-4 PM
  • Visit the American Suzuki Institute website for course prerequisites and requirements
  • $40 tuition rebate will be given to teachers who sign up for two Suzuki core units (SECE, Practicum, Enrichment, and Supplemental courses not included)
  • $25 tuition rebate will be given to teachers who sign up for a Unit or Supplemental course and a 10-hour Enrichment course in the same week

Special American Suzuki Foundation Rebate! The American Suzuki Foundation is offering a number of $500 rebates for in-person training to offset the cost of room and board. Contact the ASI office at [javascript protected email address] by May 1. Include the following information:
- The unit you wish to study (preference given to Unit 1 participants)
- Why you want to attend ASI in person this summer

Price: $275.00

6 enrolled out of 20 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Brian Lewis

One of the most versatile and charismatic violinists on the current scene, Brian Lewis is an exceptionally dedicated and gifted performer whose passionate artistry has been heard and embraced around the world. Acclaimed performances include concerto debuts in both New York’s Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall, as well as performances with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Berlin (Germany), Louisiana, Kansas City, Syracuse, Odense (Denmark), Wichita, Hartford, Eugene, Spokane, and American Symphony orchestras, among others. He has recorded six CDs, most recently for Delos as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra of music by Leonard Bernstein and Hollywood composer Michael McLean.

Mr. Lewis has won numerous young artists’ competitions, including the grand prize in the Mid-America Violin Competition. In addition to the Waldo Mayo Talent Award, he holds both the Peter Mennin Prize and William Schuman Prize awarded by Juilliard for outstanding achievement and leadership in the field of music. Mr. Lewis was one of the first recipients of the Sony ES Award for Musical Excellence, and he has received two Elizabeth B. Koch Fellowships from the Kansas Cultural Trust. In 2005-06, Mr. Lewis received both the Texas Exes Teaching Award and The University of Texas School of Music Teaching Excellence Award.

As a student of Eleanor Allen, Mr. Lewis began his violin studies at the age of four and participated in the Ottawa Suzuki Strings program under the direction of his mother, Alice Joy Lewis. He later studied with Tiberius Klausner, and twice traveled to Japan where he studied with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki at the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto. He holds both the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School where he was a student of Dorothy DeLay, Masao Kawasaki, and Hyo Kang. Mr. Lewis holds the David and Mary Winton Green Chair in String Performance and Pedagogy at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also Artistic Director of the Starling-DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies at The Juilliard School in New York City, concertmaster of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, founding member of the Texas Piano Quartet, and Artistic Director of the Starling Distinguished Violinist Series at UT.

When

Saturday, July 13 to Thursday, July 18, , 2024

Where

American Suzuki Institute

1800 Portage St
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point WI 54481
USA

Phone: 715-346-3033
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www.uwsp.edu/american-suzuki-institute/american-suzuki-institute/

More Info & Contact

Website: www.uwsp.edu/american-suzuki-institute/american-suzuki-institute/

Ann Marie Novak, Director of Suzuki Programs at UWSP

Phone: 715-346-4889
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Holly Osterbrink, Suzuki Program Assistant

Phone: 715-346-3033
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Mary Moran, ASI Coordinator

Phone: 715-346-3033
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