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Master Class

An Evening with Alban Gerhardt

Hayes Hall

Oct 18, 7:00pm
Hayes Hall 7:00pm
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Master Class

An evening with Alban Gerhardt, cello
October 18, 7–8:30pm

Alban Gerhardt has won three ECHO Klassik Awards (1998, 2003 & 2009) as well as ICMA and MIDEM Classic awards. His DG recording of Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto won the BBC Music Magazine Award in 2015 and was shortlisted for a Gramophone Award in 2015. He has made several commercial records for Hyperion. He has also recorded for Chandos Records.

As part of Artis—Naples’ continued commitment to local youth, this master class is free. Admission and seating is first come, first served.

Three cellists will be selected by application to play for Mr. Gerhardt. Please email JMcCann@artisnaples.org or call 239-254-2672 to request an application packet.

Completed application including recording is required; preference will be given to members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. All other student musicians in Lee and Collier Counties are encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Bonnie Thayer, Director of Education and Community Partnerships, at bthayer@artisnaples.org.


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