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Chamber Music Registration

Students should NEVER register or add/drop chamber music or piano ensemble on SIS.  All registrations and add/drops must be done through the Director of Chamber Music, Michael Kannen (mkannen1@jhu.edu).

Chamber Music sign-up for the Fall semester happens at the very beginning of the semester.  Sign-up for Spring semester chamber music happens at the end of the Fall semester.

In both cases, look for emails from me (Michael Kannen)!  These will have all the information you need and links to the sign-up forms.

Detailed Information about chamber music requirements, procedures and sign-up can be found by navigating to “Requirements” on the Chamber Music page.

Fall 2021 Chamber Music Sign-Up (for all instruments except piano‚Äď piano see below):

Welcome to Chamber Music at Peabody, 2021-2022!!!

You can find lots of information about the chamber music program at the Chamber Music page of the Peabody website:  http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/conservatory/chambermusic/

Here is some information about chamber music that will help get you started this year…

DO NOT REGISTER FOR CHAMBER MUSIC OR PIANO ENSEMBLE ON SIS.  YOU MUST SIGN-UP THROUGH ME AND WE WILL GET YOU PROPERLY REGISTERED!

Signing-Up for Chamber Music:

The fall sign-up deadline is:  Thursday, September 2nd at 5:00pm!!!!!!  

All sign-up forms are online.

As always, you can sign up for chamber music in one of two ways:

1. If you have formed a group, fill out a Pre-Formed Group Form. (If you have formed most of a group and would like me to help you find players to complete the group, fill out a Pre-Formed Group Form and indicate what you need in the appropriate place.)

Click here to access Pre-Formed Group Form:  Pre-Formed Group Form 

  1. If you do not have a pre-formed group, but would like to participate in chamber music, fill out an Individual Sign-Up Form.  

Cick here to sign-up as an individual:  Individual Sign-Up Form

If you would like to play in more than one group, you MUST get permission from me first!  (We do not allow freshman to play in more than one group.)

Chamber Music sign-up for pianists:

AUDITION:  

For All Pianists Who Want to Play Chamber Music or Piano Ensemble This Year and Do Not Have a Pre-Formed Group: 

If you are pianist and would like to be placed in chamber music (including piano ensemble) in Fall or Spring this year, you must play a short audition on Wednesday, September 1st.  

Please sign-up for an audition time on the sign-up sheet on the door of my studio, Rm. 302LH. (The sign-up sheet will be available starting Monday, August 23rd)  Please prepare two contrasting movements from your solo repertoire (works from the Classical period are encouraged!) and you will be asked to sight read a short, not-too-hard piece, as well. 

 When assigning groups, I have to give priority to pianists who play an audition.  You have a better chance of getting a group if you play!  There is no spring semester audition!

If you would like to play in more than one group, you MUST get permission from me first!  (We do not allow freshman to play in more than one group.)

Signing-Up for Chamber Music or Piano Duo:

The fall sign-up deadline is:  Thursday, September 2nd at 5:00pm!!!!!!  

As always, you can sign up for chamber music in one of two ways:

  1. If you have formed a group or piano duo, your group should fill out a Pre-Formed Group Form by Thursday, September 2nd at 5:00pm. 

Click here to access Pre-Formed Group Form:  Pre-Formed Group Form    

Click here to access Pre-Formed Piano Duo Form:   Pre-Formed Piano Duo Form

2. If you do not have a pre-formed group or piano duo, but would like to participate in chamber music, fill out an Individual Sign-Up Form:

If you are a pianist, click here to sign-up as an individual:  Individual Sign Up (Piano)

Chamber Music Meetings

There will be two meetings for all students interested in learning about the chamber music program:

Wednesday, August 25th at 9:00pm on Zoom

Monday, August 30 at 3:30pm, live in Cohen-Davison Theater

At these meetings we will give you information about the chamber music program at Peabody, announce chamber music events for the upcoming year, and answer any questions you might have about chamber music at Peabody.  This meeting is for anyone unfamiliar with the chamber music program.  It is not mandatory, but is recommended especially for all new students.

 

 

 

Sign Up Forms

Chamber Music group sign ups

Concert Information Form

Sign up to be assigned to a Chamber Music concert

Honors Ensemble Audition Forms

Sign up for an audition for the Honors Ensembles

Honors Ensembles

The Peabody Honors Ensemble program is open to serious and excellent groups of all kinds who wish to dedicate themselves to developing as an ensemble.  Honors Ensembles will be chosen by audition and will be given special performance and other opportunities.  

Concert Attendance Requirement

All students who are registered for chamber music must fulfill a concert attendance requirement.  Each student must attend the following number of concerts over the course of the semester:

  • 1 end-of-semester student chamber music concert
  • 1 faculty or other professional chamber music concert

2018-2019 Hittman Visiting Artists and Other Events

We are excited to announce that the 2019-2020 Hittman Visiting Artists will be:

  • Violinist Rebecca Fischer (October 28, 2019)
  • The Miro String Quartet (March 24, 2020)

These artists will be at Peabody for master classes, performances and other residency activities.

 

See the FAQ page on the Chamber Music Webpage for answers to most of your questions!