Mountain View Festival presents: Bronwyn Schuman, piano
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Mountain View Festival of Song and Chamber Music

Mountain View Festival presents: Bronwyn Schuman, piano

Alberta's Mountain View Connection Concert Series goes to a virtual concert series during the COVID-19 pandemic with a new performance project: Isolation Point, To Keep Music and Musicians Moving Forward. #SongsOfComfort Concert Program: Brahms G Minor Rhapsody Mendelssohn Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 38 no. 1 Mendelssohn Etude in F Minor, WoO If you enjoyed this performance and would like to offer your support in the form of a donation, please visit: https://atbcares.benevity.org/community/cause/124-890421597RR0001 Calgarian pianist Bronwyn Schuman recently graduated with her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano from The Juilliard School in New York City under her primary teacher, Lydia Brown, as well as under Jonathan Feldman and Brian Zeger. A two-time winner of Juilliard’s Honors Recital in Alice Tully Hall, Bronwyn has also performed on WQXR’s “Midday Masterpieces,” in Juilliard’s Focus Festival, and regularly in Juilliard’s Sonatenabende and Liederabende series. Prior to her studies at Juilliard, she completed her BMus under Edwin Gnandt at Ambrose University in Calgary, where she also completed her BA in English. She has attended the Franz-Schubert-Institut (Vienna), Mountain View International Festival (Calgary), SongFest (Los Angeles), and Toronto Summer Music. In addition to summer festivals, Bronwyn has held the operatic coach and accompanist fellowship at the Atlantic Music Festival (Maine) and the coach and répétiteur fellowship at Aquilon Music Festival (Oregon). At Juilliard, Bronwyn was a recipient of the Gluck community service fellowship, which provides students with opportunities to present original programs to communities in New York City, including retirement residences, hospitals, hospices, psychiatric wards, and schools. For nearly a decade, Bronwyn has also performed as a soloist and in ensembles for hospitals, retirement homes, and other care facilities in Calgary. She is thrilled to continue bringing her music to the broader community. A Special Thanks to: Stephen Lubig, Video Production Trey Mills - Unbound by Sound, Audio Production Michael Lipnicki Fine Pianos Judy Uwiera and Lougheed House Update: We have been able to continue to host Isolation Point Virtual Concerts for five full months now and it has been an incredibly positive experience. I would like to thank Calgary Arts Development for their recent Short Term Relief Grant that has allowed us to continue presenting projects and supporting musicians during COVID-19. I would also like to thank all the fabulous musicians who have dedicated their time and talents to this project. As Aldous Huxley said, "After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." Musicians across the globe are facing a stark reality right now. Projects cancelled, incomes decimated, many are struggling financially. I believe that the International Festival of Song and Chamber Music Society (Mountain View) can provide a beacon of hope for our local artists. I started an online performance project called Isolation Point Virtual Concert Series for local Calgary area musicians where they can still perform and be paid for their online performances by our organization. In this time of intense challenge and difficulty, I see this as an opportunity to provide a helpful way forward. These performances are incredibly intimate and a stark reminder of this intense and surreal time. We are all under a physical distancing order and cannot play together. We are alone in our performances unless we are fortunate to live with a musical partner. These musicians are at home, performing for us from their living quarters. You can access these special performances through our website, our newsletter, our new YouTube Channel on our website, on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. These concerts are free for our listeners – please enjoy! But we also hope you may be able to donate. Our funds are being used at this moment to help as many local musicians as we can – your support is most appreciated for this local cause. We will have several performances over the next while featuring Alberta artists. The adventure will continue with a variety of musicians coming your way for as long as we can continue! ​Kathleen van Mourik Artistic Director​
Erik van Heyningen, bass-baritone & Bronwyn Schuman, piano | Juilliard Gerald Finley Master Class
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The Juilliard School

Erik van Heyningen, bass-baritone & Bronwyn Schuman, piano | Juilliard Gerald Finley Master Class

Juilliard bass-baritone Erik van Heyningen (ADOS '20) and collaborative pianist Bronwyn Schuman (MM '20) perform "La vague et la cloche" by Henri Duparc and "Liederkreis, Op. 39 (Intermezzo)" by Robert Schumann as part of a vocal arts master class with Gerald Finley. The class was recorded live at Juilliard's Paul Hall on January 25, 2019. Learn more about future live-streamed master classes at http://www.juilliard.edu/live. The Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts’s comprehensive curriculum is tailored to the needs of the 21st-century singer, who must not only sing but act, dance, analyze text, take on roles with significant physical demands, and interact with colleagues, designers, directors, and conductors from around the world. Faculty members will encourage you to progress at your own pace through weekly coaching sessions, specialized residencies with industry leaders, and numerous opportunities to perform on the opera and concert stage at the school, Lincoln Center, and New York City—the performing arts capital of the nation. Performing before a live audience is an essential part of the Juilliard experience. Vocal arts students have an immense number of opportunities to perform at Juilliard, Lincoln Center, and beyond, including in fully staged and concert opera productions, opera scenes programs, performances at Alice Tully Hall, recitals like Liederabends and the Juilliard Songbook, and master classes with world-renowned singers and conductors like Joyce DiDonato, Fabio Luisi, and Emmanuel Villaume. At the heart of the Vocal Arts experience is the unparalleled access to the Marcus Institute’s world-class coaching faculty. From Italian to Russian diction, from the styles of Monteverdi to contemporary opera, from acting to movement, the Marcus Institute’s coaching faculty comprises a spectrum of specialists who are equipped to address almost any academic or artistic pursuit. All students from the undergraduate through Artist Diploma levels can request to work one on one with almost any member of the coaching faculty in order to help achieve their individual artistic, professional, and academic goals. Attend a Juilliard event: http://juilliard.edu/calendar Visit The Juilliard Store: http://www.thejuilliardstore.com Belong to something brilliant: http://www.juilliard.edu/we Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheJuilliard... Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuilliardSchool Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/juilliardschool