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Argus Quartet Offers Virtual Workshop for 14-19 Year Old Aspiring String Players

July 9, 2020 | By Argus Quartet

Argus Quartet Offers Virtual Workshop for 14-19 Year Old Aspiring String Players

Online workshop will take place from July 27-31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JULY 9, 2020

FURTHER INFORMATION

Giancarlo Latta

argusquartet@gmail.com

734-476-5281

NEW YORK, NY -- The acclaimed New York City-based Argus Quartet, winner of the Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and M-PRIZE, is launching the Argus Quartet Summer String Intensive, taking place Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31, 2020. This 5-day online workshop is for violinists, violists, and cellists ages 14-19 who are looking to take their playing to the next level through intensive instruction and study. No audition is required. More information and registration at https://www.argusquartet.com/summer-string-intensive.

With the Summer String Intensive, the Argus Quartet aims to adapt and expand its educational offerings to meet the needs of students in the time of COVID-19. Created for students who are passionate about music, considering attending music school or conservatory, or hoping to pursue music professionally, the Summer String Intensive offers daily private lessons, master classes, group classes on specific instrumental techniques, and enrichment seminars covering topics such as performance anxiety, preparing for auditions, and navigating the business side of the music industry.

Applications will be accepted until July 22.

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Argus Quartet

The Argus Quartet is dedicated to encouraging the joys of human connection, community, and discovery by bringing a wide-ranging repertoire to life through bold and meaningful programming and a vibrant commitment to collaboration. Praised for playing with “supreme melodic control and total authority” and “decided dramatic impact” (Calgary Herald), the Quartet has quickly emerged as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile ensembles, winning First Prize at both the 2017 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition and the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. Education and outreach are an important part of the Argus Quartet’s mission. The Quartet has worked with students through residencies and masterclasses at Yale and Princeton, James Madison University, Rockport Music, the Milken School, the Young Musicians Foundation, California State University Long Beach, and Los Angeles City College.

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Workshop Contact

Giancarlo Latta

argusquartet@gmail.com

734-476-5281

Management/Booking Contact

Robert Besen

BesenArts, LLC

robert@besenarts.com

201-399-7425

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