12th Annual Burnside Music Festival

July 10-28, 2017

Jing-Huey Wei, Director

Learn the Fun way.

Daily Classes (from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM) in:

  • Warm-up Scales and Technical Exercises
  • Chamber Music (Quartets, Duets, Trios) Coached by Professionals
  • String Ensemble
  • Music Theory
  • Jazz Improvisation and World Music
  • Film making and film scoring during creative hours

Lunch (Gourmet Food) and Snack provided

Final concert at close of Festival for all participants.

Location: Dallin School, Arlington MA

Check out our web site for more details:

www.wei-music.com/burnside.htm

or contact Jing-Huey Wei

617-784-5330

jinghueywei@gmail.com

Who is teaching the festival?

Carion Chu, bass A native of Hong Kong, Carion was fascinated by the sound of the Double Bass and took up the instrument. She had her debut on the Radio Hong Kong in 1980. Her teachers include Rodney Slatford in London and Franco Petracchi in Italy, who is the pioneer of advance thumb position theory.  She performed in England, France, Israel, Cyprus, and Australia. Carion graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with the Craft Prize. Since moving to the Boston area in 1988 she has been an active freelancer. She is currently principal double bass in the Cape Symphony Orchestra and the Plymouth Philharmonic.

Yuan-Mei Xing, violin Ms. Xing has been teaching at Longy School of Music since 1994. She is an expert of Suzuki violin teaching and at the same time an excellent traditional violin teacher because of her strong background: B.A., Shanghai Conservatory; M.M., Longy School of Music. She studied violin with Sophia Vilker and Valeria Kuchment. Ms Xing is also a member of Indian Hill Symphony, Granite State Symphony, Central Massachusetts Symphony, Portland Symphony and Longfellow String Trio. Besides Longy, she also teaches in New School of Music.

Jing-Huey Wei, violin and viola Ms. Wei is the string program director for Arlington Public Schools and teaches after school private lesson in Arlington. As a professional violist, she plays with various orchestras and chamber music groups around New England. As a Doctoral Candidate in Viola Performance at Boston University, she is working on her dissertation on Young Benjamin Britten’s music. She has studied with Steven Ansell, principal violist of Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Seth Hamlin, theory, improvisation, film. (BM New England Conservatory of Music, MM from University of Southern California, Diploma in Film scoring, Berklee College of Music).
A Boston area freelance trombonist playing everything from salsa to jazz to classical. Mr. Hamlin has appeared on recordings under such labels as Naxos, OM, and Bib Records. Composer of orchestral and pop music. Faculty member of University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Seth has also served as composer and stage actor with the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company in performances on Boston Common.

Jennifer Fan, Cello

Ming-Hui Lin, Cello

At Burnside students produce, direct, act in, shoot, edit and score their own short films in the course of the camp.

Some efforts from previous years.

World Cup

Greenside

Burnside Story
Classes will be held during Burnside Camp. Info available upon request.
Who are eligible to participate?
String players who have more than one year of playing experience.

Fee and registration:
Tuition: $1000 ($950 before May 1, 2016)
($750 for 2 weeks)

Application Form
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Name_______________________________Telephone______________________

Address___________________________________Email____________________

Instrument______________Teacher's name____________________________

School Grade____________

Number of years of playing on instrument_______________

Recent pieces studied______________________________________________________

Contact in case of Emergency________________________________________________

Tuition: $1000 ($950 before May 1, 2014)
($750 for 2 weeks)

Please make checks payable to Burnside Festival

Return Application to:

57 Quincy St., Arlington MA 02476