Eastern Music Festival's intensive conducting training program offers career and professional development through an accelerated learning process in a technically challenging and positive environment. EMF will accept up to 9 conducting scholars (age 18 or older) to work with master conductors and the festival's student and faculty orchestras.

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Open to classical guitarists ages 14 and up, Eastern Music Festival's classical guitar program offers in-depth summer study with top instructors in an outstanding musical environment. Participants will collaborate with other instrumentalists and delve into new territories of chamber music, pedagogy, technique, and performance.

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Eastern Music Festival's five-week piano program offers piano students the opportunity to work with this country's finest teachers and performers. This year's program is enhanced by the addition of a Collaborative Piano track. Master artists Awadagin Pratt and William Wolfram lead our acclaimed piano faculty.

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Ken Yanagisawa recently completed his bachelor’s degree from Yale University, where he majored in music. Prior to attending Yale, Yanagisawa took a gap year to attend the New England Conservatory as an undergraduate diploma candidate for oboe performance under the tutelage of John Ferrillo.

At Yale, Yanagisawa was an active member of various musical ensembles as an oboist, performing regularly with the Yale Symphony Orchestra, Yale Concert Band, Berkeley College Orchestra, Saybrook College Orchestra, Yale Medical Symphony and Aeolus Wind Quintet. Yanagisawa also served as music director for the Saybrook College Orchestra as well as Coup de Brass, Yale’s premier All French Horn Ensemble, and served as assistant conductor for the Yale Symphony Orchestra and Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra.

Yanagisawa also works as a freelance photographer and has had photos published in Huffington PostTime Magazine, the Chronicle of Higher Education and theYale Daily News.

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First Name: 
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Yanagisawa

KELLY HOFMAN has been on the faculty of EMF since 2005. Residing in Milwaukee, WI, she is currently Principal Horn with the Wisconsin Philharmonic. She is also a section member of the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and the Fox Valley, Green Bay, and Kenosha Symphony Orchestras. Additionally, Kelly is a regular substitute with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, Ms. Hofman has performed Mozart's First Horn Concerto and Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings. Previously, Kelly was a member of Civic Orchestra of Chicago and a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. Ms. Hofman attended Northwestern University, New England Conservatory, and the Cincinnati Conservatory and is honored to have studied with Gail Williams, Dick Mackey, Randy Gardner, and Ted Thayer. Ms. Hofman is married to EMF violist Jamie Hofman.

Artist Instrument: 
Horn
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Faculty Soloist: 
Headliner: 
Guest: 
Collaborative Artist: 
In Residence: 
String Scholar: 
Conducting Fellow: 
On Leave: 
Photo: 
Orchestral Fellow: 
Faculty Conductor: 
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40
Faculty Violin I: 
Faculty Viola: 
Faculty Cello: 
Faculty Double Bass: 
Faculty Flute: 
Faculty Piccolo‎: 
Faculty Oboe: 
Faculty English Horn: 
Faculty Clarinet: 
Faculty Bass Clarinet: 
Faculty Basson: 
Faculty Horn: 
Faculty Trumpet: 
Faculty Trombone: 
Faculty Tuba: 
Faculty Bass Trombone: 
Faculty Timpani: 
Faculty Percussion: 
Faculty Harp: 
Faculty Piano: 
Faculty Guitar: 
Alexander Technique Instructor: 
Festival Collaborative Artists: 
Festival Conducting Fellows: 
Faculty Collaborative Piano: 
Faculty Violin II: 
Faculty Contrabassoon: 
First Name: 
Kelly
Last Name: 
Hofman

Musicologist Dr. Greg Carroll and Maestro Peter Perret explore the history behind the evening's composers and repertoire in a casual, conversational atmosphere during EMF's summer season. free and open to the public.

PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED

Musicologist Dr. Greg Carroll and Maestro Peter Perret explore the history behind the evening's composers and repertoire in a casual, conversational atmosphere during EMF's summer season. free and open to the public.

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