Chamber Music Intensive Program:
Now in its third year, the Chamber Music Intensive Program (CMI) offers its students a vehicle to engage with the community through performance, education and application of entrepreneurial skills as they relate to music. The program improves the student’s individual and collaborative performance experiences. Approximately twenty students from around the world come together for two weeks of masterclasses, concerts, seminars, lessons and public performances throughout greater Philadelphia. For more information, please visit www.pimf.org.
The owners of Studio Eight Performing Arts Center owners have been in the arts for over 10 years and have received top training from various notable institutions throughout PA and NYC. Studio Eight Performing Arts Center, also known as “SEPAC,” will provide the community with a comfortable, friendly environment in which to learn different performing arts trends. SEPAC will offer private dance, vocal, drama and instrumental instruction, group classes, social dance parties and rental facilities for events. SEPAC gives students of ALL ages a chance to express themselves creatively through the arts (Dance, Drama, Vocal, Instrumental, Visual and Business) while providing quality customer service and professionalism as standard practice.
Ballet X is a premier contemporary ballet company in Philadelphia that consists of world class dancers. Ballet X reached out to the Music and Moves email account to schedule a free pop up performance in Jefferson Station. This performance is a part of their Philadelphia pop up tour that is to begin in September 2019. The performance will diversify the Music and Moves program to appeal to our customers and enhance their experience in our station.
Located in Perkasie, “Got Strings” is a 501c3 non-profit group comprised of talented young musicians from Bucks and surrounding counties. The two-level youth orchestra program was created to foster a passion for playing in students and to expand on lessons learned in schools or through private teaching. Rather than placing students in classes by age they sort by ability. “Got Strings” has performances all over Philadelphia.
Saint Laurence University:
The Laurentian Singers, a select coeducational choir of 22 undergraduate singers, continues its 70-plus year tradition of choral excellence at St. Lawrence University. St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The group has won wide acclaim since its founding in 1946, and, in addition to their many performances on campus and in the community, the ensemble has toured extensively St. Lawrence University’s Laurentian Singers will continue their annual spring break tour, this year to Philadelphia.
Since 2002, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships has coordinated city wide after school initiatives which compliment classroom learning – chess, debate, Scrabble and drama - to keep Philadelphia’s youth safe and active during the hours 3-6 pm, cited as the most dangerous for young people cited by the Philadelphia Police Department. ASAP Drama, nurtures young people’s powers of expression, team work skills and cultural knowledge for more than 1,000 youth in 40 clubs through participating in group performances and attending professional productions.
Richard Maurer takes his cello out of the recital hall and into public spaces, redefining classical music as accessible magic. Richard graduated from the Juilliard School in 1989, after winning the Aspen Cello Competition and serving as principal cello of the Juilliard Opera Orchestra. Richard continued to perform during his studies at Georgetown Law, with the National Chamber Orchestra, Alexandria Symphony and other D.C. Area ensembles. More recently, Richard has brought his command of the solo cello repertoire to local theatres, as Julian the Cellist in Melancholy Play, an avant garde work presented by Old Academy players in East Falls, and performing the entire score of The Elephant Man in Summer 2018.