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43rd Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young at the Rivers School Conservatory

I don’t want to leave the semester without recapping this exciting event that took place in April, 2022. First, a bit of background for you out of towners: The Rivers School Conservatory Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young was … Continue reading

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Where’s My Refuge? with Abel Selaocoe

Dear Students, Parents, Friends and Family, South African cellist Abel Selaocoe makes his Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra debut exploring the parallel worlds of folk music from the African continent and the European classical tradition. I’ve been waiting months to be … Continue reading

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Pat is our magical violinist friend who I met when Bruce and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra hired her to become an artistic partner years ago. I’ve been talking to many of you about expressiveness in violin playing, and she … Continue reading

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May 2022 May Class Recital

Dear Students and Parents, I’ll bet you think that spring is a long way off, don’t you. Well, it’s time to save the dates for our spring recital. Please put aside Sunday, May 1 for a dress rehearsal, and Sunday, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Masterclasses at Rivers

ChamberMusicLab Master Classes ChamberMusicLab master classes are now open to RSC students, parents, and faculty. All CMLab master classes happen between 11:00am-12:00pm in Rivera Recital Hall. The next master class will be on January 22 with violist Jason Fisher, a faculty member … Continue reading

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May Class at Rivers 2021

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Our Winter Class Recital

Invite your friends and family with their favorite masks to hear you this Sunday, Dec. 5 at Rivera Hall in Bradley at 2 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your piano music and to wear clothes that you’re comfortable playing in! … Continue reading

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Our Class Recital and Dress Rehearsal

I’ve organized time for a dress rehearsal on Sunday, Nov. 28 at RSC from 2 to 4 for our concert, also in Rivera Hall, on Sunday Dec. 5 at 2 pm. I hope you’re all set for recitals and workshops, … Continue reading

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If I were a violin…..

this is the blanket I’d want, made by Chris Hanner at Etsy from IndigoFiberCottage. I chose the brocade fabric and sent her the photos with measurements. The holidays are upon us.

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Partnership: May Violin Class/Meludia

Our violin studio has entered into a partnership with Meludia. Meludia is an online learning tool, which accelerates music sensorial and emotional awakening and comes as a perfect complement to our music classes. The Meludia web application is innovative and … Continue reading

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