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MANDOLIN COURSE SCHEDULE

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VENUE LOCATIONS

URI Fine Arts Center
105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

University Club/Music Annex Building
95 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

St. Augustine's Church
15 Lower College Rd., Kingston, RI

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

383 Old North Rd., Kingston, RI

Courthouse Center for the Performing Arts
3481 Kingstown Rd., W. Kingston, RI

The Towers

35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI

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PRE-COURSE

 

OCTOBER 17: STUDENT ARRIVAL

MANDOLIN HOUSE: LOCATION

(address sent to participants upon registration)


12:00-5:00 pm Registration: A course representative will register participants.
During this time, course schedules and materials will be distributed.

 

5:30 pm Welcome reception and dinner


8:00 pm Faculty House Concert

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DAY I

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Two types of classes:
One-on-one private lesson (60 minutes)
Lessons for chamber ensembles (50 minutes)
 
PRIVATE LESSONS

URI Fine Arts Center

Concert Hall, Jacob Reuven

D 202, Ekaterina Skliar 

D 203, Dor Amran

9:00 am

LECTURE

Annex 113

Niccolo Paganini: his life, works, and times.

Professor Danilo Prefumo

12:00 pm


LECTURE

Annex 113

Paganini's Caprices on the mandolin.

Mandolinist Dor Amran
1:15 pm

LUNCH/PRACTICE TIME
2:15 pm

ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS

Annex 113, 104, 101

4:00 pm

DINNER

6:30 pm


COSTA RICA MEETS GREECE

Courthouse Center for the Performing Arts

Adrian Montero, Jeisson Ramirez, FILIPPOS MANOLOUDIS
7:30 pm

MEET THE CONCERT ARTISTS

9:30 pm

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DAY II

Thursday, October 19, 2023
 

PRIVATE LESSONS

URI Fine Arts Center

Concert Hall, Jacob Reuven

D 202, Ekaterina Skliar

D 203, Ekaterina Skliar
9:00 am

LECTURE

Annex 104

Building Resiliency in Elite Performance Musicians.

Dr. Eric Zillmer

12:15 pm

LUNCH/PRACTICE TIME

Annex 104

1:15 pm

LECTURE

Annex 113

1973-2023: Half Century of Mandolin Ensembles

Mark Davis

2:15 pm

ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS

3:30: Annex 104

3:30: E202, URI Fine Arts Center

3:30-5:00: Annex 113

5:00: C100, URI Fine Arts Center 

DINNER

6:00 pm

CONCERT: MUSIC OF AMERICA

The Towers

Prelude: The Mandolin Ensemble
Feature Artists:
Jay Azzolina Jazz quartet
Jontavious Willis, Blue guitar
7:30 pm

MEET THE CONCERT ARTISTS

9:30 pm

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DAY III

Friday, October 20, 2023

PRIVATE LESSONS

URI Fine Arts Center

D 202, Ekaterina Skliar

D 203, Dor Amran

Annex 112, Jacob Reuven

9:00 am
 
LECTURE

C100, URI Fine Arts Center

12:00 pm
Guest lecture by Ekaterina Skliar
Mandolin transcriptions from 3- and 4-string domra repertoire.​


LUNCH/PRACTICE TIME
1:00 pm
 
ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS

Concert Hall, URI Fine Arts

E202, URI Fine Arts

3:00 pm

DINNER

6:00 pm

CONCERT: ITALIAN NIGHT

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

Prelude: Mandolin Ensemble
Feature Artist:
Elisa la Marca (Lute), Nicolo Spera (10-String Guitar), Mauro Zanatta (19th Century Guitar)
8:00 pm

 

MEET THE CONCERT ARTISTS

10:00 pm

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DAY IV

Saturday, October 21, 2023


PRIVATE LESSONS

URI Fine Arts Center

D202, Ekaterina Skliar

D203, Dor Amran

D209, Jacob Reuven

9:00 am

L'ESPERANCE ENSEMBLE MASTERCLASS

St.Augustine's Church

Led by Dor Amran

12:00 pm

LUNCH/PRACTICE TIME
Annex 113

12:00 pm
 
LECTURE

St. Augustine's Church

1:30 pm

Lecture by Jacob Reuven on “Bach and the Mandolin"

MANDOLIN COURSE ENSEMBLE DRESS-REHEARSAL

St. Augustine's Church

2:30 pm

CONCERT: CONTEMPORARY PLUCKED

St. Augustine’s Church.
4:30 pm
Pierre Bibault, contemporary classical guitar
The Mandolin Ensemble


DINNER

(no meal is provided)

6:00 pm

CONCERT: FRENCH NIGHT
URI Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall
8:00 pm
Prelude Mandolin Trio
The Great Necks (Adam Levin, Scott Borg, Matthew Rohde)
Mathias Duplessy, Jeremy Jouve, guitars; Amit Kavthekar, tabla


MEET THE CONCERT ARTISTS

10:00 pm

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DAY V

 

Sunday, October 22, 2023

PRIVATE LESSONS

D202, Ekaterina Skliar

D203, Dor Amran

D209, Jacob Reuven

9:00 am

Dress Rehearsal:
Group B: Mandolin Lovers
Concert Hall, URI Fine Arts Center

12:00 pm

LUNCH/PRACTICE TIME

1:00 pm

CONCERT: RISING STARS YOUNG GUITARISTS PROGRAM AND MANDOLIN COURSE SHOWCASE

St. Augustine’s Church
3:00 pm


BBQ FOR PARTICIPANTS

St. Augustine’s Church
4:30 pm


CONCERT, GALA FINALE: ARGENTINA MEETS CONTEMPORARY ITALY

URI Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall
7:00 pm


Prelude: The Mandolin Ensemble
Featured Artists:
Juan Falú,
guitar
Luca Stricagnoli, contemporary guitar

 

MEET THE CONCERT ARTISTS

9:00 pm

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