Sign up for 8 hours of professional coaching, culminating in a performance, with flexible scheduling. Groups are formed based on level (beginner through advanced), repertoire interests and availability. Start date and meetings are individually agreed upon at the convenience of all in a group. All instruments and levels welcome.

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Chamber Coaches: Aminda Asher, Igor BegelmanAlicia Bennet, Inna BerkhinKaren Bogardus, Bridget Fitzgerald, Leonard Hindell, Jennifer Jahn, James Jeter, Luba Poliak, Debbie Schmidt, Esther Schwartz and Tania Tachkova.

Debbie Schmidt: Director


8 hours of coaching: $265

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  • Chamber Music: Coaching & Performance

    First Session: Thu, Jul 6, 2017, 10 am - 11 am

    Instructor: Deborah Schmidt  show bio

    Debbie Schmidt is the former principal horn of the Mexico City Philharmonic. In the New York area, Ms. Schmidt has made solo appearances with the Hofstra Orchestra, Westchester Chamber Orchestra, Lincoln Center presents "Principally Poulenc" festival, Bard Festival, Orchestra of the Bronx, Vassar College Chorale, and Long Island Choral Society. With the Modern Brass Quintet Debbie has toured the Northeast, appearing in recital and school concerts reaching thousands of children. In this area, she has appeared in education and outreach programs for the New York Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall, Midori, Princeton Symphony and New Philharmonic of New Jersey. She has appeared with the Albany Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Bridgeport Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, New Haven Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Princeton Symphony, Queens Symphony and Ridgefield Symphony, among others. Ms. Schmidt...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 8

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: Classroom TBA

    Price: from $265.00








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