MIDWEST MUSIC FESTIVAL (WORKSHOP & CONCERT) (June 2-6, 2020)
WHERE: Columbia, Missouri, USA - 125 miles (200km) west of St. Louis
WHEN: June 2-6, 2020
CONCERT: June 6, 7:00 PM, Missouri United Methodist Church
200 South 9th Street, Columbia , MO 65201. FREE ADMISSION.
FACULTY: Maestro Kirk Trevor
ENSEMBLE: Missouri Symphony Orchestra
The Missouri Symphony is a professional orchestra dedicated to enhancing and increasing the cultural awareness of classical music in mid-Missouri.
Study the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, and Schubert at the third annual Midwest Music Festival which kicks off the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Hot Summer Nights concert series in Columbia, Missouri. Maestro Kirk Trevor leads the course, which includes baton technique, score study class, body movement, 40+ mins of rehearsal with instrumentalists, video reviews, and a final concert for participants.
Mozart Nozze di Figaro Overture
Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 2
Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Schubert Symphony No. 5
MAESTRO KIRK TREVOR
Internationally known conductor, recording artist, and educator Maestro Kirk Trevor is a regular guest conductor in the world’s most prestigious concert halls. He has been Music Director of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra since 1988, and the Missouri Symphony since 2000, and was Music Director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra from 1985 until 2003. In 2000 Maestro Trevor forged a new relationship with the famed Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, recording American music for a consortium of independent record companies, and in 2006 Maestro Trevor began a new collaboration with Naxos Records. With almost 80 releases since 1997, this makes Kirk Trevor one of the world’s most recorded conductors within the past decade. As a guest conductor Maestro Trevor has appeared with over 40 orchestras in twelve countries. Recent appearances have included the Orchestra Sinfonica Sao Paolo, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Estonian National Symphony, the Warsaw Philharmonic, Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon, the Virginia Symphony, the Savannah Symphony, the Sofia Philharmonic, and the Bern Chamber Orchestra. In 2003 he made his London Symphony Orchestra debut, and in 2007 his Carnegie Hall debut with the New York Chamber Orchestra.
Maestro Trevor has been widely recognized as one of the leading conducting teachers in the world. He has been Director of Orchestras at both the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and Ball State University, and has been a master teacher for the American Symphony Orchestra League as well as the Conductor’s Guild. In 1991 Maestro Trevor co-founded the International Workshop for Conductors (now International Conducting Institute) held in the Czech Republic each summer.
TUITION AND LODGING
Tuition: $1290 for active participants, $290 for auditors
Hotel (optional): Affordable hotel option available (apply for more details).
Apply now. Highest priority to applications received by Feb 1, 2020.
$200 security deposit due immediately.
Tuition must be paid in full by March 15.
TO APPLY: email email@example.com. Send a resume/curriculum vitae, and links to video (YouTube or Vimeo).