Previous Institute Activities

2015 SPI Activities

Mas­ter­classes – UW-School of Music, Bre­chemin Audi­to­rium
July 6 —5:30–7:10pm, with Pro­fes­sor Craig Shep­pard
July 7 — 5:30–7:30pm, with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe
July 9 — 5:30–7:30pm, with Pro­fes­sor Craig Sheppard
July 10 —11:00am-1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Pro­fes­sor Nelita True
July 11 — 11:00am–1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Pro­fes­sor Nelita True
July 12 — 12:00–2:00pm with Pro­fes­sors Robin McCabe & Craig Sheppard
July 14 — 5:30–7:10pm, with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe
July 16 — 4:15–6:00pm with Pro­fes­sor Craig Shep­pard (**Ses­sion 2 stu­dents)
July 17 — 4:15–6:00pm with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe (**Ses­sion 2 students)

Show­case Recitals: 
July 15 — 12:30–3:30, Meany Hall  (Ses­sion 1)
July 18 — 2:00–3:30, Bre­chemin Audi­to­rium (Ses­sion 2)

Sem­i­nars:
**July 7 — 2:15–3:30pm, Bre­chemin Audi­to­rium, with Dr. Shan­non Dudley – “From vio­lin­cello to triple cel­los: How the steel pan changed my life.”
UW Eth­no­mu­si­col­ogy pro­fes­sor Shan­non Dud­ley will talk about his own expe­ri­ence with the steel pan (also called steel drum), and about Caribbean music gen­er­ally.  The pre­sen­ta­tion will include live per­for­mance and record­ings, as well as some par­tic­i­pa­tory music-making.

**July 9 — 2:15–3:30pm, Hutchin­son 303, with Amanda Hil­son and Yese­nia Iglesias
“Vari­a­tions in Drama”
Stu­dents will be instructed on how to uti­lize their phys­i­cal instru­ment; con­sist­ing of the body, and voice, to clearly and cre­atively com­mu­ni­cate rela­tion­ships with their scene part­ners, and explore cir­cum­stances in time, and space.


2014 SPI Activities

Sem­i­nars:

  • Mean­ing and Expres­sion in Mozart and Beethoven Pro­fes­sor Stephen Rumph will draw upon his own research on Beethoven and Mozart to explore the way their music cre­ates mean­ing and expres­sion. His sem­i­nar will move between oper­atic and piano lit­er­a­ture, show­ing how Beethoven and Mozart drew upon the same expres­sive means in their vocal and instru­men­tal music.
  • Ricardo Viñes: Pianist, Cul­tural Emis­sary, Gam­bler Dr. Matthew Goodrich will present an intro­duc­tion to pos­si­bly the most influential pianist you may never have heard of, and an account of his artis­tic adven­tures in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Paris.
2015 Session 1 students during a Guest Workshop presentation ~ Seattle Piano Institute

2015 Session 1 students during a Guest Workshop presentation ~ Seattle Piano Institute

Mas­ter­classes:

  • July 8 — 6:00–8:00pm, with Pro­fes­sor Craig Shep­ard
  • July 9 — 5:00–7:20pm, with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe
  • July 10 — 6:00–8:00pm, with Pro­fes­sors Robin McCabe & Craig Shep­pard
  • July 11 — 2:00–4:20pm, with Pro­fes­sor Craig Sheppard
  • July 12 —11:00am-1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Pro­fes­sor Jon Kimura Parker
  • July 13 — 12:00–2:30pm and 4:00–6:30pm with Pro­fes­sor Jon Kimura Parker
  • July 15 — 6:00–8:00pm with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe
  • July 17 — 4:00–6:00pm with Pro­fes­sor Craig Shep­pard (**Ses­sion 2 stu­dents)
  • July 18 — 4:00–6:00pm with Pro­fes­sor Robin McCabe (**Ses­sion 2 students)

Show­case Recitals:

  • July 16 — 12:30–3:30 (Ses­sion 1 stu­dents)
  • July 19 — 2:00–3:30 (Ses­sion 2 students)
2015 Session 1 Workshop with Amanda Hilson and Yesenia Iglesias.

2015 Session 1 Workshop with Amanda Hilson and Yesenia Iglesias. “Variations in Drama.” ~ Seattle Piano Institute