VERE MUSIC ACADEMY announces a program of master classes for 2020

Master classes
18/06/2020

We are kicking off with a master class by Ukrainian violinist, winner of the Second prize of the Queen Elisabeth Competition 2015 Oleksiy Semenenko on September 6 at 10 am in the Kyiv House of Scientists. In the evening of the same day at 6 pm we will meet with the musician in the informal setting to discuss the development of his personality and career.

September 27 – 29, 2020 master-class of Milana Cherniavska a piano professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria and a professor at the International Academy of Music in the Principality of Liechtenstein. On September 27, at the end of the first day of the master class, the professor will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance.

On September 30, at 4 pm, professor Milana Chernyavska, her students and selected participants of the master class will participate in the concert at the Record House of the Ukrainian Radio. Free entrance.

In November, we are planning a long-awaited Rethink Piano master class by the famous Ukrainian pianist Stanislav Khrystenko. This event is a must for anyone planning to participate in the international music competitions! This is a detailed interactive guide to the behind-the-scenes of the competition life – from the motivation to participate to what to do after the concert of the winners. And the unique competition simulator gives you the opportunity to try yourself as a member of the jury and understand who and why, sometimes quite unexpectedly, becomes a favorite in the competition. The exact date of this master class will be announced in August.

Hot December:

December 13 – Valeriy Sokolov (violin) and Olexiy Shadrin (cello)
December 19 – quartet master class of Sergei Bresler, the second violin of The Jerusalem Quartet.
December 26 – Olexiy Gryniuk (piano).

VERE MUSIC ACADEMY is a permanent master class program from VERE MUSIC FUND. It helps open Ukrainian performers’ access to best educational practices that used to cost them a lot of time, effort and money. But now it is possible to get to master classes of world-famous teachers and musicians without leaving Ukraine. it is also absolutely free.

In addition, the VERE MUSIC ACADEMY program includes one-day master classes from well-known Ukrainian artists who have already received worldwide recognition. When they come to perform in Ukraine, they set aside one day in their schedule to work with Ukrainian students.

The project is implemented in cooperation with the UKR Artists agency.

Program of master classes for 2020:

Oleksii Semenenko, violin

September 5, 2020, from 1 pm to 5:00 pm.
September 6, 2020, from 10 am to 5:30 pm.

House of Scientists (Kyiv, Volodymyrska Street, 45-a), 2nd floor.

Active participation – free of charge. Selection by videos. The video must be recorded after September 1, 2019. The link to YouTube and the application in the form of an MS Excel file can be sent until August 16 to the email academy@vere.fund. The application can be downloaded from the foundation’s website. Please attach your creative CV in the form of an MS Word file to the application.

The number of musicians who will actively participate in the master class will be determined by the teacher.

Passive participation – free of charge. Free entrance.

After the master class, Oleksii Semenenko will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance.

Professor Milana Chernyavska, piano

September 27 – 29, 2020, daily from 10 am to 5.30 pm.

House of Scientists (Kyiv, 45 A Volodymyrska Street), 2nd floor.

Active participation is free of charge. Selection by videos. The video must be recorded after September 1, 2019. The link to YouTube and the application form in MS Excel file can be emailed until September 7 to academy@vere.fund. The application can be downloaded from the foundation’s website. Please attach your CV to the application in MS Word format.

The number of musicians who will take an active part in the master class will be determined by the teacher.

Passive participation is free of charge. Free entrance.

On September 27, at the end of the first day of the master class, the professor will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance.

On September 30, at 4 pm, professor Milana Chernyavska, her students and selected participants of the master class will participate in the concert at the Record House of the Ukrainian Radio. Free entrance.

Valeriy Sokolov, violin

December 13, from з 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

House of Scientists (Kyiv, 45 A Volodymyrska Street), 2nd floor. 

Active participation is free of charge. Selection by videos. The video must be recorded after September 1, 2019. The link to YouTube and the application form in MS Excel file can be emailed until November 29 to academy@vere.fund. The application can be downloaded from the foundation’s website – https://bit.ly/3kcixHp. Please attach your CV to the application in MS Word format. The number of musicians who will take an active part in the master class will be determined by the teacher.

Passive participation is free of charge. Free entrance. Link for the registration  – https://forms.gle/FyygXX9RxuELLfqH6.

On December 13, 6 p.m., after the master class, violinist Valeriy Sokolov and cellist Oleksii Shadrin will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance.

The meeting will begin with a small concert, which the musicians will play with their friends.

The questions you would like to ask Valeriy Sokolov and Oleksiy Shadrin can be sent in advance either through the application for participation in the master class – for active participants, or through the registration form – for passive participants. You can also ask your questions by sending an email to ask@vere.fund (be sure to indicate who the question is addressed to in the subject line of the email). And, of course, you can ask your questions to the musicians directly at the meeting – either in person or via e-mail.

Event on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/338615364096442/.

Oleksiy Shadrin, cello

December 13, from з 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

House of Scientists (Kyiv, 45 A Volodymyrska Street), 1st floor. 

Active participation is free of charge. Selection by videos. The video must be recorded after September 1, 2019. The link to YouTube and the application form in MS Excel file can be emailed until November 29 to academy@vere.fund. The application can be downloaded from the foundation’s website – https://bit.ly/3kcixHp. Please attach your CV to the application in MS Word format. The number of musicians who will take an active part in the master class will be determined by the teacher.

Passive participation is free of charge. Free entrance. Link for the registration  –  https://forms.gle/tksBiKLdthjQvjMC8.

December 13 at 6 pm, at the end of the the master class, Valeriy Sokolov скрипаля Валерія Соколова will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance. The meeting will begin with a small concert, which the musicians will play with their friends.

The questions you would like to ask Valeriy Sokolov and Oleksiy Shadrin can be sent in advance either through the application for participation in the master class – for active participants, or through the registration form – for passive participants. You can also ask your questions by sending an email to ask@vere.fund (be sure to indicate who the question is addressed to in the subject line of the email). And, of course, you can ask your questions to the musicians directly at the meeting – either in person or via e-mail.

Event on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/625379961471846/.

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