The University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s Chair of Chamber Music and Associate Professor of Music Matt Albert, will serve as the honored guest artist for the chamber music masterclass from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, in Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall. As a brilliant violinist and violist, he is a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird.
Shenandoah Conservatory chamber music groups will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, op. 83; Claude Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, op. 10; Sergei Prokofiev’s String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, op. 92; Edvard Grieg’s String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 27; George Rochberg’s Trio for Clarinet, Horn and Piano; and Joe W. Moore’s Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Percussion.
The chamber music masterclass is open to the general public for quiet observation.
Albert is the son of Professor Emeritus of Composition and Musical Theatre and Producing Artistic Director (retired) of Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (SSMT) Thomas Albert, D.M.A., and brother of Managing Director of SSMT and Operations Manager of the Theatre Division Elizabeth Albert ’00 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre).