viola and violin seminar

the viola and violin seminar

Music from Salem, the Brown Farm
154 Priest Road, Salem, New York

May 29-June 4, 2017

Viola Seminar concert
Viola-Seminar-Concertcolor,-Clifford-Oliver-photographerJune 4, 4:00 pm at Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, NY

Eleven Professionally bound students from California, Virginia, NY, North Carolina, China, Costa Rica and Peru share their excitement in presenting what they have learned at the weeklong Music from Salem viola and violin seminar at the Brown farm, expanding borders and taking risks. Led by Music from Salem Artistic Director Lila Brown, viola, Sharan Leventhal, violin, and Mark Ryser, piano. The focus is on collaboration with piano with repertoire from all periods. Students will be performing selections from sonatas and chamber music by Brahms, Ravel, Beethoven, Fauré, Britten, Schumann, Martinu, Cage, WF Bach, Martinu, Bridge, and Kodaly with three minute get-to-know-you introductions about themselves and their pieces. Sugg. ticket price $15 – Pay what you can – all are welcome.

At a breathtakingly beautiful farm in Salem, New York the students will participate in…

  • Private lessons and master classes with faculty Lila Brown, viola; Marc Ryser, piano; and Sharan Leventhal, violin
  • A meditative journey to the “room of your talent”
  • A local house concert, and a public concert at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, New York

Viola-Seminar350w-Susan-Alancraig-photoFor information about tuition contact:
Lila Brown at 617-768-7898 or