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2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars_Day One

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Day One

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day one features introductions and a surprise visit from the Queen.

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Vocal Rising Stars

Steven Blier’s Decade of Song at Caramoor with Schwab Vocal Rising Stars.

Originally published in Caramoor’s Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Program Book

In celebration of the tenth year of Caramoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars mentoring program, Artistic Director Steven Blier looks back on some of the most memorable performances and breakthroughs as well as what it take to construct a successful program.

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The Warmth of Carol Singing

by Jolle Greenleaf, Artistic Director of TENET

In advance of TENET’s two Christmas performances at Caramoor on December 16, Artistic Director Jolle Greenleaf talks about ensemble singing.

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Holiday Tea Musicales

Tough Job — Testing Recipes for Tea

by Gayle Schmidt, Director of Special Events

In preparation for our upcoming Holiday Tea Musicales, our staff had the delicious responsibility of tasting an array of sandwiches and tea treats to ensure scrumptious spreads this December. Read on for a sneak preview.

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Coleman Itzkoff 6 Lessons

6 Lessons in Chamber Music (and life) I learned at Caramoor

by Coleman Itzkoff, 2017 Evnin Rising Star cellist

Looking back at a week of intensive study and rehearsal alongside six fellow Rising Stars and three distinguished mentors, cellist Coleman Itzkoff shares the greatest lessons he learned ranging from laughter and relaxation to appreciating the little things.

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Meet the Verona Quartet.

Originally published in Caramoor’s Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Program Book

Our 2017-18 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence share what they value as a quartet from educating the next generation to championing new works by contemporary composers. Verona Quartet is made up of Jonathan Ong, and Dorothy Ro, violins, Abigail Rojansky, viola, and Jonathan Dormand, cello.

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A Violinist’s Return to a Magical Week

In preparation for her upcoming return, Evnin Rising Stars violinist Eunice Kim discusses her first meeting with Artistic Director of Evnin Rising Stars Pamela Frank, the physical and mental tolls of an intensive week of rehearsals, and the annual after-hours costume party.

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