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Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Summer 2015 Programs » Bach Workshop


Rethinking Bach: A Performers' Workshop

Hosted by the Department of Music, Tokai University (Shonan Campus), Japan

in Association with

The Aaron Copland School of Music (Queens College, CUNY)

September 8 - 13, 2015



A 6-day workshop on Bach interpretation, established at the Aaron Copland School of Music in 2010 and based on leading-edge research that has revolutionized modern understanding of Bach style and performance. Intensive instruction by an internationally-recognized faculty in instrumental and vocal performance as well as baroque dance will include private lessons, ensemble coachings, daily dance classes, lectures, and faculty and participant concerts. The workshop is especially suitable for studio teachers of modern instruments and singers without thorough training in historical performance practices.

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  • Application Deadline: July 26, 2015



Raymond Erickson, program director and keyboards
Masayuki Maki, keyboards
Eva Legêne, winds
Joan Plana, violin
Sally Sanford, voice
Yuan Sheng, guest artist, piano
Brent Wissick, cello and gamba
Dorothy Olsson, baroque dance



  • 60,000 yen (about $660), including 10,000 yen non-refundable deposit applicable to tuition
  • On-campus housing (5 nights):  15,500 yen (Japanese-style room, with breakfast and dinner) OR 10,100 yen (Western-style room with kitchen)

Partial attendance and auditing are possible.  Contact the Workshop Director.



Five 20,000 yen scholarships are available.



Raymond Erickson, Workshop Director