Come to Watkins Glen in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York for a unique week of lessons, lectures and workshops with Sophie Till.
Sophie and her family welcome up to 7 string players to join them for a week (professionals, and advanced students welcome). In addition to daily lecture series and workshops, participants will receive a minimum of four hour-long lessons and masterclass/performance opportunities.
What you’ll get
Two lecture series designed around the participants’ specific needs, focusing on relevant topics.
Workshops addressing problem passages, short questions and repertoire excerpts (from the orchestral/solo/chamber music literature).
Masterclass/performance opportunities addressing musical issues.
Four individual lessons.
Tailor-make your week
You can make the week anything you want, from intensive study, to a combination of work and enjoying the NY Finger Lakes region. There are many different accommodation options; sharing a summer rental house, Airbnb, local host families and even camping in the yard! Sophie is happy to help you organize your accommodation. For more general information.
Meals and accommodation
Participants will receive lunch and tea daily and dinner on three nights. Participants are responsible for their own accommodation.
Cost of symposium $1020. Deposit of $400 due May 1, remainder due on arrival July 6. Contact Sophie for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sophie’s work: Sophie’s teaching is well known for solving both playing-related injuries and playing limitations, while enabling players to reach new levels of virtuosity and expressivity. Her highly developed pedagogy is based on the conceptual and physical knowledge that underlies a natural technique.