WORKS OF THE WEEKS 2020
VMAC participants spend most of their time playing new or familiar works in groups they arrange themselves as the week evolves. However, each year the faculty suggest a few works, known as Works of the Week, or WOWs, as being appropriate for coaching with a group that has been arranged in advanced and whose members have numbered and practiced their parts. The coach selected by the participants may play in the group or coach from outside, as desired.. These coached groups typically meet 3 times. Newcomers, not knowing the coaches or participants, are not expected to form groups for these coaching sessions, but will be offered the opportunity to play one in their introductory coaching session(s).
Once a group has been formed, we will arrange meeting times for the sessions. There is a restriction in this advance scheduling: that no participant may be part of more than two groups. This does not preclude a person from scheduling additional multiple-session groups once everyone has arrived in Vermont.
2020 WoW List:
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92
Brahms: Piano Trio in C major, Op. 87
Persichetti: Pastoral for Woodwind Quintet (Schirmer)