Meadowmount's Dates for 2013:
June 22 to August 10
Celebrating our 70th Season!
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT, SUNDAY, JULY 28
FEATURING VIOLINIST JOSEPH SILVERSTEIN
7:30pm. Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 for Students & Senior Citizens.
BENEFIT CONCERT, SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th
FEATURING VIOLINIST JAMES EHNES, CELLIST ROBERT DEMAINE, PIANIST ERIC LARSEN
WORLD PREMIER OF KENNETH FRAZELLE'S TRIPLE CONCERTO
7:30pm, Admission $20 / Adults, $10 / Students & Senior Citizens
Guest Artists' Quotes
See what our previous guest artists have to say about their Meadowmount experience.
Radio Show "From The Top" returning to audition Meadowmount Students for the 3rd year!
"The simple math has Meadowmount attracting a higher concentration of qualified kids than pretty much anywhere else we go. That's saying something."
Tom Vignieri, Producer / Director of From The Top
Meadowmount Announces Guest Artists and
Career Professionals for the 2013 Season
Alexander Technique Director of Alliance Southwest, Alaska & Italy.
Principal Cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Cellist Eastman School of Music
Tong Wei Dong
Violinist Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing
Cellist Tokyo String Quartet
Pianist and Recording Engineer, Ultimo Productions
Cellist University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Violinist and Conductor
Sr. Vice President, IMG Artists North America, Personal Manager for Joshua Bell and Itzhak Perlman
Violist Depaul University, Chicago String Quartet
Cellist Temple University
William van der Sloot
Violinist Mount Royal College, Calgary
Musician’s Wellness Workshops
Meadowmount begins new Alumni Organization
Find out more at: www.meadowmountalumni.com/
Meadowmount Director Eric Larsen featured in article
"A Musical Tradition Lives On: Eric Larsen keeps the Meadowmount legacy alive."
Article in Lake Champlain Weekly by Benjamin Pomerance.
Click here to Download Article in PDF format (Larsen.pdf, 43M)
Click here to Go to String Visions
Joshua Bell Featured in article
Lake Champlain Weekly, article by Benjamin Pomerance: "PACMAN to PAGANINI, Violinist Joshua Bell"
Click here to Download Article in PDF format (Bell.pdf, 15M)
Virginian-Pilot Article Featuring Meadowmount Alumni Joshua Bell
Faculty Member Amy Barlowe Receives Award
“2011 Arts Alive Award for Outstanding Artist in Music”
Presented by the Akron Area Arts Alliance for enriching lives through participation in arts and cultural activities.
National Council on the Arts Names Aaron Dworkin
Aaron Dworkin, Meadowmount Alumnus, President and Founder of Sphinx, has been nominated to the National Council on the Arts by President Obama. As advisory body to the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Council on the Arts approves grants and agency policies.
Meadowmount School of Music Appoints New Director
The Meadowmount School of Music has appointed ERIC LARSEN as the new Director. Mr. Larsen has been the Interium Director for the past year, Director of Meadowmount's Piano Program since 1991 and performs with the Meadowmount Trio. He is currently on the Artist Faculty and Chair of the Piano Area at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Mr. Larsen will be instrumental in enhancing the quality of education for which Meadowmount is famous and we congratulate him on this appointment.
Starling Foundation Scholarships Awarded To Meadowmount School Of Music Teacher's Studio
The nationally recognized Starling Foundation, whose mission is to support leading American violin teachers and their studios, has chosen to add the studio of Jan Mark Sloman, longtime DMTA member and supporter, to its list of recipients. Their commitment to Mr. Sloman's studio at the famed Meadowmount School of Music will include both scholarship and private lesson assistance over the next three summers.
Jan Mark Sloman named YoungArts Distinguished Educator in the the Arts
Violin Faculty member Jan Sloman was named YoungArts 2010 Performing Arts Educator of the Year, by The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.
Faculty Member Hans Jorgen Jensen Wins Award
Meadowmount faculty member Hans Jorgen Jensen was named Artist Teacher of the Year by the American String Teachers Association at the 2010 ASTA Convention in California. Cello students who have studied with Mr. Jensen and those of us who have heard these students perform know this is a much deserved reward. We congratulate him and look forward to his continued contributions to teaching.
Tahirah Whittington, 2010 assistant teacher to Hans Jensen, receives rave performance review. Tahirah will return again to Meadowmount in 2011 to teach full time.
View her performance review
Town and Country Magazine
Features the Meadowmount School of Music in its Arts and Culture Section.
Click here to Download PDF of This Article (TownCountry2011.pdf 1.3M)
ABC News "Nightline"
Features the Meadowmount School of Music for its success in developing musical talent.
link here: http://thetalentcode.com/nightline/
"The Talent Code" by Daniel CoyleCites the Meadowmount School of Music as a hotbed for musical development. Link here: http://thetalentcode.com/
Mrs. Judith Galamian
Nov 4, 1908 - Sept 15, 2005
Memorial Scholarship Fund
Proceeds donated to this Memorial Fund will help a scholarship student attend Meadowmount. All donations can be sent to the Meadowmount School of Music, 1424 County Route 10, Westport, New York 12993
Meadowmount mentioned in Parade Magazine
The January 30, 2005 issue has Yo Yo Ma on the cover and the article mentions how he began to find his own voice at Meadowmount in 1971. Here is a link to the article.
Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Fellowship
Otis Mountain Press is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book GRISHA to the Meadowmount School of Music to create the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Fellowship. This fellowship will allow a worthy cello student the opportunity to study at Meadowmount.
For more information, go to http://www.otismountainpress.com/scholarship.html
In 2002, Pinchas Zukerman returned to his alma mater to give master classes and a performance at our annual benefit concert. He especially enjoyed his visit to his old room in Piatigorsky dorm, providing for some fond remembrances of dorm life in the 1960's.
Back in Print and now available for purchase!
"Miraculous Teacher IVAN GALAMIAN
and the Meadowmount Experience"
Originally published in 1993 by Elizabeth Green, this book tells the story of Meadowmount and details the life and teaching of Ivan Galamian.