Piano Master Classes with Janice Weber & Timothy McFarland
June 16 - June 17, 2012
Saturday, June 16th at 11am
A summa cum laude graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Miss Weber has performed at the White House, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, National Gallery of Art, and Boston's Symphony Hall. She has appeared with the Boston Pops, Chautauqua Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Hilton Head Orchestra, Sarajevo Philharmonic, and Syracuse Symphony in concertos of Hanson, Sowerby, Stenhammar, Bernstein, and Leroy Anderson as well as the standard repertoire. She has performed at the Bard, Newport, La Gesse, Husum, and Monadnock summer festivals and has twice toured China under the auspices of the American Liszt Society.
Weber has been involved in master classes at the Eastman School of Music, Oberlin College, the Chautauqua Institution, Tanglewood Music Center, Boston University, Capital University and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. She is a contributor to publications, such asClavier and The Musical Times, as well as an adjudicator for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the Gilmore Foundation, the American Piano Association and the Hilton Head International Competition. Weber is also a lecturer at the International Piano Pedagogy Conference and an honorary member of Pi Kappa Lambda. She is also the author of six novels.
She is a member of the piano faculty at Boston Conservatory. Miss Weber produced the tones for Ivory, the worldwide bestselling virtual piano software. She is a Steinway artist.
Sunday, June 17th at 4pm
A former student of Russell Sherman, Mr. McFarland performs frequently in the Boston area as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and as chamber music collaborator. He has premiered works by Robert Ceeley, Peter Lieberson, David Patterson, and Daniel Pinkham. Mr. McFarland serves as the Music Director of the Belmont Symphony Orchestra. He is a former director of the New School of Music and is also an Affiliate Artist at MIT.