Red Wall & Stairs

4CE x CPI

Wed, June 9- Wed, June 16, 2021- Baton Rouge, LA

Four Corners Ensemble is excited to announce our residency at the Collaborative Piano Institute in Baton Rouge, Louisiana! 

4CE will be the ensemble-in-residence at the Collaborative Piano Institute from June 9-16, 2021, located at Louisiana State University campus. We will be offering 2 unique programs that work in conjunction with each other and the Collaborative Piano Institute, with in-person and virtual participation options available. Both the Composition and Instrumental Programs provide focused, individual instruction, collaborative opportunities, as well as lecture and group classes on many topics. Members of 4CE will work with composition students, perform new works, and play alongside instrumental participants in recitals. Our program is designed to foster open conversation and collaboration between performers and composers, including the opportunity for premiere performances.

Click HERE to read more about our faculty!

COMPOSITION

  • Dates: Wed, June 9- Wed, June 16 2021

  • Apply by: May 1st ($55 application fee)

    • ​Late application fee- $100 (by May 15th)​​

  • Tuition: $500 in-person, $400 virtual only

    • Tuition is all-inclusive of weekly lessons, coaching, lectures, and all classes and masterclasses.

  • Room & Board: TBD (in-person only)

    • Due to COVID restrictions, we cannot guarantee at this time room and board at the LSU dorms. Therefore, participants will be supplied with a list of possible affordable accommodations in Baton Rouge, and will be responsible for finding their own food (accommodations might include a kitchen).

  • Hybrid format: Students may choose to participate either virtually or in-person (formats will vary)

Program Details

  • Work with composer-in-residence Shuying Li and ensemble-in-residence Four Corners Ensemble

  • Ample time to compose in a relaxed environment 

  • Work with distinguished guest composers and musicians

  • 4CE will perform one piece by each student composer

  • Colleagues from within the Festival will be organized to perform a selected work in the Emerging Artist Series concert

  • The program will provide the following:

    • Private Lessons​

    • Masterclasses

  • Student performance opportunities include:

    • Masterclasses​

    • Emerging Artist Series

    • 4CE Faculty Concert

  • Special workshop- "Extended Technique and Notation" will be an open discussion between performers and composers

Application

Submit the required application (linked here) and two representative works. Applicants to CPI's Composition Program will be asked to submit 2 representative scores (including graphic, aleatoric, and/or written performance instructions) and audio recordings, which are to be no longer than 20 minutes in combined duration. Single movements or excerpted scores and recordings may be submitted. Both acoustic and electronic/electroacoustic submissions will be accepted for adjudication.

Age Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before June 10, 2021. There is no upper age limit for composer applicants.

 

The CPI Composition Program encourages applicants from all walks of life and encourages diversity and inclusion amongst our participants and faculty.

INSTRUMENTAL

  • Dates: Wed, June 9- Wed, June 16 2021

  • Apply by: May 1st ($55 application fee)

    • Late application fee- $100 (by May 15th)​

  • Tuition: $500 in-person, $400 virtual

    • Tuition is all-inclusive of weekly lessons, coaching, lectures, and all classes and masterclasses.

  • Room & Board: TBD (in-person only)

    • Due to COVID restrictions, we cannot guarantee at this time room and board at the LSU dorms. Therefore, participants will be supplied with a list of possible affordable accommodations in Baton Rouge, and will be responsible for finding their own food (accommodations might include a kitchen).

  • Hybrid format: Students may choose to participate either virtually or in-person (formats will vary)

  • Available Instruments (In-Person or Virtual): Violin, Viola, Cello, Clarinet, and Piano

    • Virtual only: Flute​

Program Details

  • Study and Perform chamber music with members of the Four Corners Ensemble!

    • Students will also collaborate with CPI pianists for chamber music

    • Students from CPI and 4CE's programs will have opportunities to collaborate with members of 4CE

  • Participate in the CPI Camerata with Guest Faculty Simon Gollo

  • Students can focus on standard repertoire and new music

  • Students will have the opportunity to work with the composition program

    • Including the chance to premiere pieces

    • Learning how to navigate new music and extended technique

  • The program will provide the following

    • Private lessons

    • Chamber music coachings

    • Masterclasses

  • Student performance opportunities will include

    • Masterclassses

    • Emerging Artist Series

  • Special workshop- "Extended Technique and Notation" will be an open discussion between performers and composers

 

Application

Please submit recordings of 2 contrasting works and the required application form (linked here). 

 

Age Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before June 10, 2021. There is no upper age limit for instrumental applicants.

 

The CPI Instrumental Program encourages applicants from all walks of life and encourages diversity and inclusion amongst our participants and faculty. 

Covid-19 Safety Policies

All participants will be required to abide by the Collaborative Piano Institute’s Covid-19 safety guidelines, which can be found HERE.

 

Safety measures will include:

  1. Masks will be required at all times while on the LSU campus.

  2. Every morning, all participants will be required to fill out an online form that tracks COVID symptoms. Without the submission of the form, the participants won’t be allowed to participate in CPI activities.

  3.  Daily temperature checks will be performed prior to our morning lectures/public activities.

  4. Every participant will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival, and asked to quarantine until their negative result is available.

  5. Large rooms will be available for all rehearsals and coachings. In addition, air purifiers will be running at all times.

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