2014 Ensembles Festival

2014 New England Guitar Ensembles Festival

Saturday, April 26

Additional ensembles rehearsal: Friday, April 25, 6-9 PM: New England Conservatory, SB 113

Featured Performer and Composer:

Roland Dyens


Festival Passes: $35

Evening concert only: $25 / 20 / 15

All events at First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116.
MapParking options.  Public transportation: Green Line Copley or Arlington stations.

Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, April 25: additional ensemble rehearsal with Roland Dyens.  Time & location TBD.

Saturday, April 26

9am: Set-up and registration

9:30am: Smart Practice with Scott Borg –  This workshop will look at techniques of how we can get the most out of our practice time, especially if time is limited. Using just a few tricks, we will see how fast our pieces can improve in a short amount of time.

10:15am: Open rehearsal of Festival 21 Ensemble.  New commission coached by Roland Dyens.

11:45am: LUNCH

1:15pm: Ensemble Workshops – Keene State College and Rhode Island College

1:55pm: Ensemble Workshops – Timberlane Regional High School and the Wheeler School

2:35pm: Afternoon Concert

3:35pm: Coffee Break

3:50pm: Ensemble Workshops – Boston Guitar Orchestra and University of Rhode Island

4:30pm: Ensemble Workshops – Hartt School and Bridgewater State University

5:10pm: Ensemble Workshop – Berklee School of Music

5:30pm: DINNER

7:15pm: Ensembles set-up

7:30pm: Festival 21 Ensemble, cond. Roland Dyens, premiering his new commission.

7:45pm: Roland Dyens recital