Each year YOBC arranges Master Classes for our students with outstanding artists of local, national, and international reknown. Many of the master classes are also open to the public. Past master classes have been taught by students from Curtis Institute of Music; Jeffrey Solow, Temple University; Jeff Baumeister, BCCC; Gary Feinberg, TCNJ; Dr. Quincy Hilliard, Louisiana State University; Emily Threinen, Temple University; Grammy-award winning fiddler, Mark O’Connor; composer & performer, Chris Brubeck; urban pop duo Flutronix; and more.
2016-17 Master Classes:
September 10: Wooden Cities – improv workshops & ice-breaker activities for YOBC Junior/Intermediate students
October 2: US Coast Guard Woodwind Quintet – Wind Coaching & Performances
November 11: Ha-Ye Ni, Philadelphia Orchestra – Cello master class*
February 5, 2017: Jennifer Montone, Philadelphia Orchestra – French horn master class*
February 25, 2017: David Kim, Phildelphia Orchestra concertmaster – Violin master class
*These events are open to the public. Master classes are free of charge, but interested students must register in advance.