Music Master Classes Furman University

Every semester, a number of internationally renowned artists are invited to present master classes as distinguished visiting faculty or guest artists. These classes give you the opportunity to interact with musicians who have performed in the biggest venues and worked with legendary performers. Throughout the years, master classes have been given by important artists such as William Preucil of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera's Betsy Bishop, Tony Stevenson and Karen Parks, the American Brass Quintet, Nexus, and the Boston Pops' conductor Keith Lockhart and percussionist Neil Grover.

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

How do you get to spend quality time with one of the world's leading musicians? Meet our distinguished visiting faculty. Each academic year, we welcome a group of distinguished visiting faculty members who are among the best in their profession. They lead master classes and performances. And some even work one-on-one with our students in private lessons. But no matter the setting, you'll get a chance to engage these talented artistsand spend more than a few hours with them. They're not here to teach a course. They're here to introduce you to their world.

2012-13 Guest Artists

Joseph Scheer Furman University

Joseph Scheer

Concertmaster, Boston Pops
February 26
Keith Lockhart Furman University

Keith Lockhart

Conductor, Boston Pops
February 26
Neil Grover Furman University

Neil Grover

Percussionist, Boston Pops
February 26
Moussa Bolokada Conde Furman University

Moussa Bolokada Conde

Malinke djembefola
Kissidougou, Guinea
Cory Mixdorf Furman University

Cory Mixdorf

September 12
Lucie Svatonova Furman University

Lucie Svatonova

Mezzo-Soprano, recital
September 27
Renee Krimsier Furman University

Renee Krimsier

Flute, Boston Pops
February 26
Susan Culpo Furman University

Susan Culpo

Viola, Boston Pops
February 26
Andrew Price Furman University

Andrew Price

Oboe, Boston Pops
February 26
Craig Cramer Furman University

Craig Cramer

October 25
Erik Applegate Furman University

Erik Applegate

Jazz bass
Guest soloist with jazz ensemble
Julie Heinen Furman University

Julie Heinen

January 22
Kevin Owen Furman University

Kevin Owen

Horn, Boston Pops
February 26
Aspen String Trio Furman University

Aspen String Trio

Recital: March 18
Master class: March 20
Susan Hagen Furman University

Susan Hagen

Double Bass, Boston Pops
Don Saliers Furman University

Don Saliers

Music/Theology, Clinician
Church Music Conference 2013
Jerry Blackstone Furman University

Jerry Blackstone

Choral Conductor, Clinician
Church Music Conference 2013
Trio Solis Furman University

Trio Solis

October 24
Fred Lerdahl Furman University

Fred Lerdahl

David Rakowski Furman University

David Rakowski

Composer, Visiting Professor
Wesley Baldwin Furman University

Wesley Baldwin

Violoncello, Cellobration Clinician
Jeff Pelischek Furman University

Jeff Pelischek

Clarinet, Recital
October 2
Tod Kerstetter Furman University

Tod Kerstetter

October 2
Lawrence Stomberg Furman University

Lawrence Stomberg

Violoncello, Cellobration Clinician

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