New Book from Hans Jørgen Jensen

Meadowmount congratulates Hans Jørgen Jensen and Minna Rose Chung on the release of their new book "CelloMind". The book has already received significant praise from leading cellists. Learn more at their website, cellomind.com

New Faculty Announcement: Elmar Oliveira

It is with great pleasure that the Meadowmount School of Music welcomes the eminent American virtuoso, Elmar Oliveira, and renowned Canadian pedagogue, William van der Sloot, to the violin faculty. Together they will create a studio combining the best of all possibilities.

Mr. Oliveira remains the only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition as well as the first violinist to be awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Prize.

Although Mr. Oliveira continues an international performing career, he has become a devoted teacher and promoter of young artists. January, 2017 saw the successful debut of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition in Boca Raton, Florida. He is a Distinguished Artist in Residence at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, Florida.

Mr. Oliveira will be in residence in weeks 1 and 4-7.

New Faculty Announcement: William van der Sloot

It is with great pleasure that the Meadowmount School of Music welcomes the eminent American virtuoso, Elmar Oliveira, and renowned Canadian pedagogue, William van der Sloot, to the violin faculty. Together they will create a studio combining the best of all possibilities.

Mr. van der Sloot has established a reputation as a leader in the development of young artists. His students have won international acclaim, having won prizes in many major national and international competitions. He is in demand as a guest clinician and judge at music schools and competitions in North America, China, and Europe. He is currently on the faculties of the Mt. Royal University Conservatory of Music, Calgary and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Mr. van der Sloot will be in residence in weeks 2 and 3.

Guest Artist: Daniel Phillips


Daniel Phillips, violinist of the Orion String Quartet and Meadowmount Alumnus, will present a chamber music master class at Meadowmount this summer. 

Guest Artist: Daniel Avshalomov


Daniel Avshalomov, violist of the American String Quartet, will present masterclasses for solo viola and for chamber music this summer at Meadowmount. 

Guest Artist: Josef Špaček

Josef Špaček
Czech violinist and Meadowmount alumnus Josef Špaček joins us this summer to give a master class and a chamber music concert performed with Meadowmount students. Learn more about Mr. Špaček on his website.

Guest Artist: James Ehnes

James Ehnes
Meadowmount alumnus James Ehnes will present master classes this summer. Mr. Ehnes studied with Sally Thomas at the Meadowmount School of Music and then at Juilliard from 1993 to 1997. He has since established himself as one of the foremost violinists of his generation.

Guest Artist: Julia Lichten


Cellist Julia Lichten will join Meadowmount Faculty for a Chamber Music Concert to kick-off our 2018 season. The concert will be Friday, June 29, 2018 on campus at the Ed Lee and Jean Campe Memorial Concert Hall. She will also present a cello master class.