Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra in association with Boise State University music department is excited to present a Master Class with virtuosos Glenn Dicterow and Karen Dreyfus. The event will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday October 28, 2017 at the Boise State Morrison Center Recital Hall and Orchestra Rehearsal Hall. The event is open to the public and should be of interest to college orchestra members as well as the baroque and classical music audience. There is no charge for the master class.
Students will be selected from BSU, College of Idaho and the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra to train under one of the musicians. It will include time for the artists to answer questions from the students and the audience.
The event will coincide with Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra performances featuring Dicterow and Dreyfus to be held Friday evening, October 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoon, October 29 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Rockies, 11th and Hays Streets in Boise. For more information and to purchase concert tickets, click here. Modest general admission rates are available. A special $10 student rate ticket is available at the door.
Violinist Glenn Dicterow has established himself worldwide as one of the most prominent American concert artists of his generation. He was the long-time concertmaster of both the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras. He is also on the faculty of the USC Thornton School of Music.
Violist Karen Dreyfus enjoys a wide-ranging career as a noted orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She is prized for her impassioned musicianship and her rich mahogany tone, and has inspired a variety of contemporary music’s finest composers to write scores specifically tailored to her communicative talents. Dreyfus is presently on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music as well as Associate Professor of Viola and Director of Chamber Music at the USC Thornton School of Music.