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Master Class Schedule

The following master classes are free admission and open to the public for observation. This schedule is subject to change. 

Date Time Instructor/Instrument Location
June 1
2:30 p.m. David Kirk
Principal Tuba, Houston Symphony & Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Orchestral excerpts
Room 185
June 2
10 a.m. Kathryn Ladner
Piccolo, Houston Symphony
Orchestral Excerpts and Solo Repertoire
Room 185


Adam Dinitz
English horn, Houston Symphony & Faculty, University of Houston, Moores School of Music
Orchestral Excerpts
Room 129


Thomas LeGrand
Associate Principal Clarinet, Houston Symphony
Orchestral Excerpts for Eb and Bass Clarinet
Room 175


Adam Trussell
Contrabassoon, Houston Symphony
Orchestral Excerpts for Contrabassoon
Room 160
June 3
10 a.m. William VerMeulen
Principal Horn, Houston Symphony & Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Solo and Orchestral Repertoire
Room 185
7 p.m. Mark Nuccio
Principal Clarinet, Houston Symphony
Faculty, University of Houston, Moores School of Music
Solo Repertoire
Room 185
June 5
7 p.m. Benjamin Kamins
Bassoon Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Solo and Orchestral Repertoire
Room 185
June 9
7 p.m. Kathleen Winkler
Violin Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Solo Repertoire
Room 160
June 10
7 p.m. Matthew Strauss
Percussion, Houston Symphony
Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music & University of Miami, Frost School of Music
Timpani
Moores Opera House Stage
June 13
2:30 p.m. Robert Atherholt
Oboe Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Orchestral and Solo Repertoire
Room 129


Philippe Muller
Cello Faculty, Manhattan School of Music
Solo Repertoire
Dudley Recital Hall
June 14 2:30 p.m. James Dunham
Viola Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Solo Repertoire
Dudley Recital Hall


Ernesto Tovar Torres
French horn, Philadelphia Orchestra, TMF Alumnus
Orchestral or Solo Repertoire
Room 175
June 17
9 a.m. Paul Ellison
Double Bass Faculty, Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Orchestral or Solo Repertoire
Room 175
June 21
2:30 p.m. Xiao Wang
Violin, Faculty Manhattan School of Music Pre-College & TMF Alumnus
Solo Repertoire
Dudley Recital Hall