Bard Conservatory welcomes pianists Gilles Vonsattel and Terrence Wilson to its teaching roster
The Bard College Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce that pianists Gilles Vonsattel and Terrence Wilson will join the faculty of the Conservatory beginning in September 2021. Both bring a wealth of teaching and professional performing experience, and a deep knowledge of both the solo piano and chamber music repertoires. The Conservatory is fortunate to welcome to its world-class teaching roster two such wonderful artists and dedicated teachers.
For the next two concerts, streaming on March 14 at 3pm and April 18 at 7pm, Josefowicz will perform as part of the Fred Sherry String Quartet with her renowned colleagues, violinist Jesse Mills, violist Hsin-Yun Huang, and cellist Fred Sherry, to perform string quartets by Schoenberg and Schubert, and other works to be announced.
The final concert on May 2 at 3pm will be a recital by clarinetist Anthony McGill, who is the principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and a recipient of the 2020 Avery Fisher Career Prize.
Announcing The Creation Of Bard Conservatory's Inclusive Excellence in Music Scholarships
Bard Conservatory is committed to fostering musical and academic excellence in students coming from populations historically underrepresented in the classical music field. Bard Conservatory is pleased to announce the creation of up to 5 Inclusive Excellence in Music Scholarships for incoming first years in the Undergraduate Double Degree Program, 1 for incoming first years the Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and 1 for incoming first years in the Graduate Conducting Program.
These scholarships will cover up to the full cost of tuition, room and board at Bard College for the entirety of the student's academic program, and all students applying from populations that have been historically underrepresented in classical music will automatically be considered for this scholarship. In addition to financial support, our Inclusive Excellence in Music scholars will also receive support from Conservatory peer and faculty mentors in bi-weekly meetings, as well as full access to the resources of Bard College's Office of Equity and Inclusion. These services include group advising, the Learning Commons, and leadership development.