Welcome to Duxbury Music Festival
An intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance
10th Anniversary Season
July 17 – July 31
Duxbury Music Festival Preview Concert and Reception
Leaves of Music to Color a Fall Afternoon:
While away an autumn afternoon with Duxbury Music Festival and South Shore Conservatory faculties as they explore the pathos of mythical Greece, the charm and effervescence of woodwind music written by a member of Les Six, a jazz-influenced piano trio of New Zealander Christopher Norton, and a wonderfully eclectic selection of songs of Michel Legrand and Alan and Marilyn Bergman.
Sunday, October 25, 4:30 pm
Duxbury Music Festival Brick Donation Program
Duxbury Music Festival sincerely thanks the friends listed below for contributing $2500 or more to the 2015 Duxbury Music Festival's 10th Anniversary Season. In recognition of these leadership gifts, each donor will be receiving an engraved brick in the Ellison Center for the Arts walkway. The brick walkway unveiling will take place on Sunday, October 25th at a special event.
The DMF brick donation program will be extended throughout the next year. For more information or to make a donation contact Amy Schomp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-749-7565 ext. 19.
2014 Audio Highlights
Click a link below to listen to highlights from the 2014 season!
South Shore Conservatory proudly presents the DUXBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England.
Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and the belief that this enrichment endures in the lives of its participants, the Duxbury Music Festival is located in an idyllic seaside community, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod.
The Duxbury Music Festival is a 16 day intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoire for undergraduate and graduate students and adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz, has gathered to this historic and picturesque town a renowned faculty who offer chamber performances, as well as individual instruction and ensemble coaching.
A select group of approximately 20 students will participate in multiple private lessons and intensive ensemble coachings as well as a variety of daily performance opportunities. A generous allocation of time for daily practice ensures that students will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of their lessons and coachings.
The program includes: three 1-hour private lessons, four 1-hour ensemble coachings, 5 student recitals, four faculty concerts, solo and chamber music master classes, solo and chamber ensemble competitions, a Winners Concert, generous practice time, bayside room and board, numerous pool parties and barbecues, a sailing event on Duxbury Bay and excursions to nearby Duxbury Beach.
Audiences are invited to purchase tickets for the Festival's Opening Concert, the four faculty concerts and the Winners Concert. Performances will be held at the Conservatory's Ellison Center for the Arts, the Duxbury Performing Arts Center and in seaside homes or other private venues.
DMF Photo Gallery
Visit our Facebook page to view high resolution photo highlights from past seasons!
South Shore Conservatory announces the publication of
SOUND BITES, Duxbury Music Festival Favorite Recipes
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For information about the accessibility of our venues, please contact DMF Director, Amy Schomp at email@example.com or (781) 749-7565 x 19.
DMF 2014 Competition Winners
Images II by C. Debussy
I. Cloches à travers les feuilles III. Poissons d'or
Hanna Song, piano
Gaspard de la nuit by M. Ravel
Wanting Cheng, piano
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24 by L. van Beethoven
Jae Young Bea, violin; Nicholas Dold, piano
Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 11 by C. Chaminade
II. Andante III. Presto leggiero
Lina Zhao, violin; Jacob Efthimiou, cello; Hanna Song, piano
Sponsored by Nan & John Powell
Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 15 by G. Fauré
I. Allegro molto moderato
Caroline Cox, violin; Matthew Norman, viola; Alex Baker, cello; Wanting Cheng, piano
Circulo, Op. 91 by J. Turina
I. Amanecer II. Mediodia III. Crepusculo
Chaeyeon Lim, violin; Rachel Mills, cello; Nikita Zabinski, piano
Sponsored by Judy & Bill Gagnon, The Gagnon Group
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 18, No.3 by L. van Beethoven
II. Andante con moto
Chaeyeon Lim and Caroline Cox, violins; Mary Scripko, viola; David Skrill, cello
Sponsored by Jane Carr & Andy Hertig
Tzigane by M. Ravel
Caroline Cox, violin; Nicholas Dold, piano
Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 63 by S. Prokofiev
I. Allegro molto
Jae Young Bea, violin; Nicholas Dold, piano
Cello Concerto in E-Flat Major, Op. 107 by D. Shostakovich
David Skrill, cello; Nicholas Dold, piano
WINNERS CONCERT SPONSORED BY CYNTHIA & JOHN REED
SOUTH SHORE CONSERVATORY ELLISON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 7:00PM