Chamber Music Roundup - Intensive Quartet Workshop for Advanced Students

May 22-26, 2017


Director: Dr. Misha Galaganov

The Chamber Music Roundup INTENSIVE QUARTET WORKSHOP provides an opportunity for ADVANCED STUDENTS to experience rehearsing and performing on a professional level alongside leading chamber music artists. This prepares participants for intense rehearsal and concert schedule in a professional setting.

There are only 12 spots for students in the INTENSIVE QUARTET WORKSHOP: 6 for violin, 3 for viola, and 3 for cello. THE ADMISSION TO THE WORKSHOP IS BY AUDITION ONLY. Please see below for audition and registration information.

Faculty: 2 violinists, 1 violist, and 1 cellist. With faculty, there will be 16 performers total in the Chamber Music Roundup INTENSIVE QUARTET WORKSHOP.

OBSERVER OPTION: registered observers will be able to attend all rehearsals, master classes, and the final performance and are entitled to receiving a recording of the final performance at no charge upon request.

There is no restriction on the number of observers for the WORKSHOP.

The workshop will begin with an introductory meeting at 9:00 am, Monday, May 22, 2017 and will conclude after the participants' recital on Friday, May 26th at 7:00 pm.

The concert will be video recorded and broadcast live from PepsiCo Recital Hall at TCU, and recordings of the performance will be available to all of the participants and registered observers at no charge upon request.



Students will work together with faculty artists, as colleagues, in rehearsals and performances.

Two Ensembles: To get an opportunity to work with two faculty artists, each student will play in two different ensembles, one rehearsing in the morning, and the other in the afternoon. Students are notified about their specific pieces in advance and are expected to arrive to the festival with their parts fully prepared.

Solo Masterclasses: there will be 4 solo master classes, including 2 violin classes and 1 each viola and cello. Each student will get a chance to perform in a class.



Morning rehearsals 10:30 am to 12:30 pm: Group 1 on Monday and Wednesday; Group 2 on Tuesday and Thursday

Master classes 2 – 3:30 pm in PepsiCo Recital Hall: Violin classes on Monday and Wednesday, cello class on Tuesday, viola class on Thursday

Afternoon rehearsals 4 – 6 pm: Group 1 on Tuesday and Thursday; Group 2 on Monday and Wednesday

Dress rehearsal on Friday 9 – 12 pm in PepsiCo Recital Hall: groups 1 and 2, eight music selections total



The workshop will culminate on Friday evening, May 26th; attendance will be free for observers and attendees with TCU IDs.





Tuition: $600
A non-refundable application fee of $100 will be deducted from the tuition total if a candidate is accepted to the program. The remaining balance of $500 will be expected to be paid by March 1. A limited number of small scholarships may be available.


Double-Housing only
Bed: $47/PP
Bed with linens: $37
Meals: N/A

Double- Meals Included
Bed: $32/PP
Bed with linens: $42
Meals: $22/PP

Single-Housing only
Bed: $55/PP
Bed with linens: $65
Meals: N/A

Single- Meals Included
Bed: $38/PP
Bed with linens: $48
Meals: $22/PP



Elisabeth Adkins, violin
William Fedkenheuer, violin
Mai Motobuchi, viola
Gregory Beaver, cello



The Chamber Music Roundup festival and Chamber Music Roundup INTENSIVE QUARTET WORKSHOP are based at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas.



Deadline to submit recordings and applications: February 1, 2017.

Links to secure YouTube video recordings should be emailed to Dr. Misha Galaganov at

Audition Repertoire for all instruments:
1) A movement of a concerto
2) A movement from a solo work by Bach


For all questions about Chamber Music Roundup programs please contact Dr. Misha Galaganov at or at 817-257-6619.

Please also visit our Chamber Music Roundup page here.