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2019 Adam Summer School

Warmest congratulations go out to the 28 students accepted. We have 12 violinists, 6 violists, 7 cellists and 3 pianists, comprising seven ensembles – one piano trio, one piano quartet, one piano quintet, and three string quartets.

The 25th Annual Adam Summer School for Chamber Music will be held in Nelson from the 9th to 17th of February 2019. It is generously sponsored by the Adam Foundation, and provides the opportunity for up to 30 young string players and pianists to commit themselves to eight days of intense chamber music-making under the guidance of the New Zealand String Quartet and guest piano tutor, Jian Liu.

This year we are showcasing top young chamber musicians from New Zealand and Australia, performing musical works by Haydn, Dvořák, Fauré, Beethoven, and Mozart. Check out details below about our masterclasses, which are free and open to the general public. Tickets* for the Finale Concerts can be purchased from NCMA and at the door on Sunday 17 February.  *Service fees will apply. Masterclasses 8.00pm – 9.30pm      Sunday 10 February 2019 4.15pm – 5.45pm      Monday 11, Tuesday 12, Wednesday 13, Friday 15, Saturday 16 February 2019

Join us behind the scenes at the 2019 Adam Summer School – watch the musicians perform in ensemble coaching sessions with the New Zealand String Quartet and Jian Liu. These sessions are free to attend. Finale Concerts Sunday 17 February 2019 Two concerts – 3.30pm and 8.00pm Venue: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts

Showcasing top young musicians from New Zealand and Australia in two spectacular Finale Concerts

Tickets: General admission $20* per concert

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