2021 CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP
The STEP Birmingham Chamber Music Workshop aims to foster camaraderie, communication, and beauty through high quality music making. Seasoned guest artists from around the country will work with workshop participants. STEP hopes that the weekend proves to be a positive, enriching experience for all involved.
Date: January 15 - 17, 2021
Place: Coachings will be virtual. Students can participate 100% virtually or make their own arrangements to be in-person with some or all of their group-mates.
Registration Deadline: November 15, 2020
Group assignments & music distributed by December 15, 2020
To read more about our visiting faculty, click HERE.
Before the Workshop
Participants should practice and learn their parts to the best of their abilities. Listen to multiple recordings of the piece. If you need assistance finding recordings, contact STEP.
Join us for a required pre-workshop tutorial Sunday Jan 10, 4 - 4:45pm via Zoom to learn about how the workshop will work. Plan to attend even if you're meeting your group in person. For the tutorial and workshop, you will need the following equipment:
Computer or tablet
Non-Bluetooth headphones that connect to your device
Friday Jan 15
5pm - 8pm - including a musical presentation by the quartet and optional dinner break. *All participants should plan to be online during this time (no in-person meetings)
Saturday Jan 16
10am - 4:30pm - with a lunch break 12:30 - 1:30pm
Sunday Jan 17
1pm - 5pm - including final presentations (family and friends invited!) at 4:30pm
For questions about workshop registration and billing, contact Troy Bast at (205) 440-3611 or . For questions about the music and workshop schedule, contact Laura Usiskin at (847) 650-9250 or .