Strings Master Classes


Classes are open to all participants and auditors.


Anait Arutunian

  • Scales and Technique Class: Conquering technical goals in etudes by Kayser, Mazas, and Dont op.37

Nigel Bardsley

  • Scales and Technique Class: Kreutzer Etudes
  • Unaccompanied Bach for young students

James Buswell

  • Interpretation Masterclasses
  • Solo Sonatas and Partitas of J. S. Bach

Roberto Cani

  • Repertoire Interpretation Class
  • The Art of Practice

Cristiano Gualco

  • Revealing the musical message of the score through developing the right technical tools

Ilya Kaler

  • Performance Masterclasses

Yair Kless

  • Performance Masterclasses

David Lakirovich

  • Scales and Technique Class:  Etudes and Caprices
  • Scales and Technique Class: Scales, Arpeggios, Double Stops

Magdalena Richter

  • Etudes by French Masters (Gavinies, Dancla, Mazas, de Beriot)

Paola Tumeo

  • Interpretation and Technical Tips

Alexander Velinzon

  • Preparing for a successful orchestral audition (all levels)
    Series of Classes

Limor Toren-Immerman

  • Music reading: the way to composer’s message.

Sean Wang

  • Interpreting Bach’s Violin Music in the 21st Century.


Robert Becker

  • Physical positioning for upper string playing
  • Audition preparation and readiness for college and for orchestra

Mimi Dye

  • Jazz Improvisation Class for Classical Players


  • Viola Performance Masterclass

Marc Sabbah

  • Tricks & Technique, customize your playing (open to violin and viola)
  • Viola Performance class


Anzél Gerber

  • Virtuosity and techniques
  • Interpretation Class: Cello concertos

Alexsander Kaganovsky

  • Orchestra Audition Training

Laszlo Mezo

  •  Left Hand and Bow Technique

Carol Ou

  • Performance Class: Cello Concerto across the centuries
  • Performance Class: Unaccompanied Solo Repertoire from Bach to the 21st century

Vladimir Panteleyev

  •  The Art of Bowing and Fingerings


Nigel Bardsley

  • Kreisler Repertoire

James Buswell

  • Violin Virtuosity

Mimi Dye

  • Round-table discussion: Discovering the role of String Playing in World Music

Carol Ou

  • From Bach to the Amazon: A friendly guide to the less traveled path of cellists – Solo Cello Repertoire
  • Bach Suites and Performance Practice