Faculty Summer Activities 2016

May 18, 2016

Longy faculty and staff will be performing and teaching around the world this summer. Scroll down for a sampling of the many musical activities featuring Longy faculty artists. 
 
 
Anne Azéma, early music
Anne Azéma will be teaching and performing in the Bay Area July 3-10, 2016. Along with other colleagues of the San Francisco Early Music Society, Ms. Azéma will be teaching vocal training with a strong focus on early secular repertoires in a lovely monastery setting. Registration info can be found here

Donald Berman, piano 
Donald Berman will cap the 2015- 2016 concert season with performances at Bargemusic on May 27 and with the Borromeo String Quartet at Rockport Chamber Music Festival on June 9. He'll also be presenting a CD release party at National Sawdust on June 15 for Portraits and Tributes, a new recording of the complete works for solo piano by Scott Wheeler. 
 
Pamela Dellal, voice, diction
Pamela Dellal will be heading to the White Mountains of New Hampshire to teach at the World Fellowship Early Music Week workshop June 23-30 for a week of music for dance.
 
Thomas Enman, opera
Tom will be presenting a recital with Diana Jacklin, soprano and Hartmut Ometzberger, violinist entitled: A Night At The Opera in Vienna, Bad Ischl, Austria and again in late July at Camden, Maine. The concert will consist of arias and transcription for violin and piano.
 
Douglas Freundich, lute
Douglas Freundlich will be a featured performer at the Lute Society of America's Summer Seminar at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He will also be on the road directing a lute ensemble workshop for the Lute Society of Washington D.C., and performing as guest artist with the Green Mountain Monterverdi Ensemble of Vermont. Recording projects include a debut CD with Doug's crossover ensemble, The Foggy Mountain Consort, merging early music and bluegrass traditions.
 
Jane Hershey, early music, viola da gamba
For the month of June, Jane will be the co-director of the 20th anniversary of the World Fellowship Early Music Week in Conway, NH. In July, she heads to Amherst Early Music Festival, New London CT, as a guest with the new viol consort LeStrange Viols in a program of German 17th-century music. Following that she will serve on faculty and the chair of the National Teacher Development Committee at the Viola da Gamba Society Annual Conclave, in Portland, OR.
 
Hugh Hinton, piano
Hugh Hinton will be performing in St Louis in June at the Missouri Chamber Music Festival with artists from across the country. His performance repertoire includes the Schumann Piano Quintet and the Bartok Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.
 
Robert Honeysucker, opera, voice; Noriko Yasuda, opera, collaborative piano
Robert Honeysucker and Noriko Yasuda are heading to Japan in June to give a series of concerts and masterclasses. They will appear at Yoshu Hall in Osaka on June 19, Munetsugu Hall in Nagoya on June, 21 and at Itami Hall in Osaka on June 25.
 
Na'ama Lion, Baroque flute
In May, Na'ama will perform in concert with Grand Harmonie Orchestra. She'll also be teaching two workshop in July: Amherst Early Music Festival (Baroque and Renaissance flute) and IBIL at Longy. Also on May 28, 7:30 PM, see her at First Lutheran Church, Boston: French Baroque with a new group, Les Enfants d'Orphee.

Brian Moll, collaborative piano
Brian Moll will serve as assistant conductor and harpsichordist for Boston Midsummer Opera’s double bill “Love, Italian style” featuring Donizetti’s La Campanello and Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz, with performances July 20, 22 and 24.
 
Chris Moore, trombone
Chris Moore will be attending the Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, SC, performing Helmut Lachenmann's opera The Little Matchgirl. Soon after returning back from the festival he will be teaching and performing at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practices (SICPP) with the Callithumpian Consort (at NEC). 

Spencer Myer, piano
This summer, Spencer Myer will be giving solo recitals and masterclasses at the Austin Piano Festival (June 4) and Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association State Convention (June 10). June 27-July 8, he will be a guest faculty member at the Kent/Blossom Festival, which includes the Brahms G Minor Piano Quartet, with members from the Miami String Quartet. In July he gives a recital with baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco at Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck. For the month of August, catch him performing Bernstein-Symphony No.2 ("Age of Anxiety") with the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra
 
Ken Pierce, early music, period dance
From June 23-30, Ken will be in Conway, NH teaching in a workshop that focuses on Renaissance and Baroque dance forms during Early Music Week at World Fellowship Center. In July, Ken will host an intensive workshop in baroque dance at Green Street Studios, with students being able to participate in the final performance of the International Baroque Institute at Longy. Dates are Sunday-Saturday, July 24-30. 
 
Kyle Spraker, trumpet
Kyle will be attending the Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, SC, where he'll perform Helmut Lachenmann's opera: The Little Matchgirl. He'll also be teaching and performing at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practices (SICPP) with the Callithumpian Consort (at NEC). This summer he also has a few performances with the Cape Symphony on Martha's Vineyard and the Melody Tent and will be continuing to teach lessons at the Cape Conservatory as part of it's Summer Sounds series. 

Melissa Tucker, Dalcroze
Melissa Tucker begins her summer teaching in Longy's three-week Dalcroze Summer Institute at Longy. She will also be offering a Dalcroze masterclass as part of the Chamber Music Workshop at Wellesley College and later participating in the Dalcroze Society of America's National Conference at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ. The conference theme is Flow in Performance.  
 
Sean Wang, violin
Sean Wang will be teaching at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival from June 18 to July 17. 
 
Jayne West, voice
Soprano Jayne West can be seen this summer performing with Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society August 1-2 and with Boston Landmarks Orchestra on August 10th. 
 
Esther Ning Yau, collaborative piano 
This summer, Esther will be teaching and performing in Cremona from July 17th- August 7th in Italy at the Cremona International Music Academy.
 
Mark Zaleski, MAM, saxophone
Mark Zaleski and his band, The Mark Zaleski Band, did a tour in Ohio this May, hitting The Bop Stop in Cleveland, OH on May 19 and BluJazz in Akron, OH on May 20. Zaleski's other band, Planet Radio, will be releasing it's debut self-titled record on July 1, celebrating it's release with a CD release party on July 1st at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA (right down the street from Longy).
 
Karen Zorn, president
From July 18-August 7, President Zorn will be at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, where she will be on faculty in "Reaching Out." This innovative offering for alumni of the Verbier Festival's learning programs focusses on teaching different and fun skills to musicians to help them work actively within their own communities, challenging participants to go beyond their comfort zones and the usual terms of reference for performers.