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June 2008 Workshop Program

J. S. Bach and his sons

Friday, June 13

  • 4:00 - 5:00 Registration, time to try the instruments
  • 7:30 Harpsichord recital, works by J. S. Bach (P. Watchorn). Reception following

Saturday, June 14 (Introductory Sessions)

  • 8:45 - 9:00 Registration
  • 9:00 - 10:30 "The Zuckermann Time Capsule: A Box of Company Ephemera Opens a Window on Shop History" (R. Auber)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 11:00 - 12:00 "The Ruckers Dynasty" (E. Kottick)
  • 12:00 - 1:30 Picnic lunch on the grounds of the Lighthouse Museum on theSound
  • 1:45 - 2:45 Bach's Portfolio for Leipzig, 1723: The Two & Three part Inventions and the Well - Tempered Clavier (P. Watchorn)
  • 2:45 - 3:30 Break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 3:30 - 4:30 "C.P.E. Bach's Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments" (C. l. Breckenridge)
  • 4:30 - 5:30 "Wood, Paper, Paint, and Gold: A Quick Look at Harpsichord Decoration" (E. Kottick and T. Niviva)
  • 5:30 Opening Dinner at Zack's
  • 7:30 "Sons of J. S. Bach: Drama and Music" (C. l. Breckenridge, Clavichord and Fortepiano; Michael Herrick, Actor). Reception following

Sunday, June 15

  • 9:00 - 10:30 Track I: "Secrets of a Well Regulated Harpsichord Action Part1" (R. Auber)
  • 9:00 - 10:30 Track II: Individual practice time, lessons
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 11:00 - 12:30 Track I: "Secrets of a Well Regulated Action Part 2, Including Using Crow Quill" (R. Auber)
  • 11:00 - 12:30 Track II: Harpsichord Masterclass (P. Watchorn)
  • 12:30 - 2:00 Lunch on the Patio
  • 2:00 - 3:00 Track I: "What Do I Do When Something Goes Wrong? Fixing Hangers, Replacing a String or a Plectrum, Sticking Jacks and Keys, and Other Common Problems" (E. Kottick, with hands - on by participants)
  • 2:00 - 3:00 Track II: Individual practice time, lessons
  • 3:00 - 3:30 Break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 3:30 - 4:30 Track I: "Decorating Your Harpsichord" (T. Nivana)
  • 4:30 - 5:30 Track I: Attend Masterclass
  • 3:30 - 5:30 Track II: Clavichord and Fortepiano Masterclass (C. l. Breckenridge)
  • 5:30 - 7:30 Dinner on your own
  • 7:30 Flute & Harpsichord Sonata

Monday, June 16

  • 9:00 - 10:00 "Publicizing Yourself and Your Group" (J. Smith)
  • 10:00 - 10:00 - 10:30 Round table and discussion on publicity (J. Smith)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 11:00 - 12:30 "Tuning Without Your Tuner" (R. Auber)
  • 12:30 - 2:00 Lunch on the Patio
  • 2:00 - 3:00 Track I: "Sharpening Your Chisel and Your Plane Iron," and "The Tools of the Trade" (R Auber)
  • 2:00 - 3:00 Track II: Masterclass (P. Watchorn and C. l. Breckenridge)
  • 3:00 - 3:30 Break, opportunity to play the instruments
  • 3:30 - 4:30 Track I: Case Finishing Techniques: Guilding, Papering, and Marbling " (T. Nivina)
  • 4:30 - 5:00 Track I: final one - on - one consultations with Faculty
  • 3:30 - 5:00 Track II: Lessons and rehearsals for evening concert
  • 5:30 - 6:30 Concert by participants in the Performance Track
  • 6:30 Final Dinner at Zack's
  • 8:00 Dessert reception and farewell back at the shop

  Added on
  21Jan08

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