duo526 Sonata Seminar @ IU
Program dates: May 23–27, 2022
duo526 Sonata Seminar @ IU offers an intensive five-day performance seminar to explore the art of listening for both pianists and violinists. Since 2018, duo526 Sonata Seminar has been offered at Brandon University, Canada; duo526 is thrilled to bring its program to IU’s Jacobs Academy. Up to five duos (five violinists and five pianists) will be selected via the application process. The daily schedule includes mentoring time, wellness time, individual coaching, training, and masterclasses. The program will culminate with the recital performance on the final day. Any pianists or violinists aged 18+ are eligible to apply.
About duo526: "DuWors and Niekawa are a beautifully balanced duo, with exceptional intonation and a tangible empathy” (Gramophone Magazine). duo526 was founded in 2011 at the Eastman School of Music and has performed across Canada, the U.S., and Japan. Dedicated to creative thought and the art of listening, their recordings have received critical acclaim. Their joy of collaboration results from risk-taking, inspiration, and spontaneous reactions. "Niekawa and DuWors create an art that goes beyond mere interpretation. The personality of the two musicians expands out with a creative attitude towards the world." (Sonograma Magazine). Visit the duo526 website to learn more.