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Piano Masterclass with Robert Levin
In association with the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition Leipzig (IBW) 2014

Info at www.goethe.de/boston/masterclass

The pianist Robert Levin, renowned for his performance of the baroque and classical piano repertoire, will hold a masterclass for students and graduates of music conservatories in the USA and Canada. The masterclass will be held at the Goethe-Institut Boston on November 12–17, 2013.

Active participants will be chosen on the first day by Robert Levin after an informal audition. At the end of the week, Mr. Levin will present two of the most promising active participants with a study/research scholarship to Leipzig, Germany in the summer of 2014 with possible participation in the international Bach Competition 2014. More information about the application process and scholarship below.

The masterclasses are open to the general public. Ticket and general information listed below.

General Information
Date: November 12–17, 2013
Location: Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Eligible Participants: Students and graduates of music academies
Application Deadline: October 25, 2013
General Application Fee: US$ 130
Active Participation Fee: US$ 70

Repertory (free choice)
J. S. Bach: French Suites, BWV 812–817
J. S. Bach: Preludes and Fugues, BWV 870–893
C. P. E. Bach: a sonata (non-obligatory)

Schedule (all at the Goethe-Institut Boston)
November 12, 12-3 PM: registration
November 12, 3 PM: first class meeting including audition and determination about active and passive participation
November 13–16, 10 AM–1 PM and 3-6 PM: Masterclasses
November 17, 11 AM: Masterclass Participants Final Concert

Application Process
Those who wish to participate should submit their Download Symbolapplication form, proof of musical training and General Application Fee of US$ 130 (check made out to Goethe-Institut Boston) by October 25, 2013 (date of postmark) to:
Goethe-Institut Boston
Attn: Masterclass
170 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116

General Application Fee: US$ 130
Please make check out to Goethe-Institut Boston
Please write “Master Class 2013: name of the participant” on the check

The Goethe-Institut Boston will send out written confirmation upon receiving the application.

Note: If an application is withdrawn, the application fee will not be refunded.

Proof of Musical Training
Accepted forms of proof include:
- recent undergraduate or graduate level transcript
- copy of an undergraduate or graduate degree
- official enrollment documentation from the university

Active and Passive Participation
The lecturer will decide about active or passive participation on the basis of a short performance each participants gives at the first class on November 12 at 6 PM. No more than 10 active participants will be admitted.
Active participants will be expected to pay an additional Active Participation Fee of US$ 70.

Study/Research Scholarship to Leipzig, Germany
More information at Download SymbolScholarship Information

Tickets for the Public
All classes and the final concert are open to the general public.
Day tickets: $20 ($10 students)
Concert ticket: $20 ($10 students)
Pass for the week: $85 ($40 students)

Additional Information
Goethe-Institut Boston
Annette Klein
annette.klein@boston.goethe.org or
Iris Alcorn
+1 (617) 262-6050 x10
info@boston.goethe.org

Organized by the Goethe-Institut Boston in cooperation with the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition Leipzig.
Supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.
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