Virtual Worldwide Play-In Sessions Information

Looking to organize or join in on an ACMP Virtual Worldwide Play-In event on March 20 and 21, 2021?

Organizers can register their Play-In events and participants can get up-to-date information on all Play-In activities here:

ACMP VIRTUAL WORLDWIDE PLAY-IN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

If you are a Play-In Organizer, please keep updating your event. For example – if you are using a public server on Jamulus, you can enter the name of the server just minutes beforehand to help us all find you! (And please add “ACMP” to your profile name that day, too.)

Summary of Open Play-In Sessions:

Open Session: Opportunity to Watch:

 

Bach’s Musical Offering on JamKazam!

March 21, 2021 at 3pm EDT

J.S. Bach’s Birthday!

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Assistant Conductor (and ACMP member) Nell Flanders is curating a Play-In of J.S. Bach’s “A Musical Offering” with amateur chamber music players from all over the world on JamKazam. The event will be broadcast live on JamKazam’s YouTube channel:  https://youtu.be/Cbks2J30FiM

 

Open Session: Opportunity to Listen:

 

Monday March 22, 2021 at 10am JAPAN STANDARD TIME (Sunday, March 21, 8pm EDT)

Platform: Jamulus
Session host: Triton Chamber Ensemble (Tokyo)
Finding the session: Go into Jamulus and look for a Japanese server with musicians on it at 8pm EDT on March 21

Big Open Sessions: Opportunities to Play Along:

Saturday, March 20:

ACMP Jamulus Jamboree!

March 20, 2021 at 2pm EDT
Platform: Jamulus

Session hosts: ACMP Executive Director Stephanie Griffin with Michael Tietz

Mike Tietz will start the session – look for him on a public server on the Classical/Folk/Choral server list, and I will also post thr server on the ACMP Virtual Worldwide Play-In Schedule of Events. Mike is most likely to be on one of the New York area “Vocal Revolution” servers.

Repertoire to be chosen from this list:

REPERTOIRE LIST

West Coast Café

March 20, 2021 at 1pm PDT (4pm EDT)
Platform: Jamulus
Session host: Christina Wolf, Jamulus profile name: CWolf
Geographic location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Piece/Instrumentation: Mozart Symphony no. 40 (download the version with clarinets from IMSLP)
Finding the session: type in the private server name seattle-music.allyn into the search field at the bottom of the Connection Set-up Menu

ACMP Untitled Ensemble’s Toronto Server

March 20, 2021 at 5:30pm to 9:30pm EDT
Platform: JackTrip
Session host: Untitled Ensemble, Beth
Piece/Instrumentation: To view and download music visit dropbox.com/sh/6aaobkcg1yqf0cd/AABdN5vJh21tYHavT2x5EEQ2a?dl=0
Finding the session: Facebook event here: https://fb.me/e/h9uQyviH3

 

Saturday Night “In C” on Zoom

March 20, 2021 at 8pm EDT

Join ACMP for the Zoom premiere (we think!) of Terry Riley’s “American Minimalist “and community music-making classic “In C’ (1964). RSVP on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saturday-night-in-c-on-zoom-tickets-145727381521

Sunday, March 21

 

Terry Riley’s“In C” on Zoom

March 21, 2021 at 11am EDT
Not many pieces of great ensemble music can work on Zoom, but Terry Riley’s “In C” is an American Minimalist classic from 1964 that is also the ultimate piece for community music-making: it can be played by people of all skill levels on any instruments or voice types
RSVP on Eventbrite at: eventbrite.com/e/playing-terry-rileys-in-c-on-zoom-tickets-144953392499

 

More Intimate Open Sessions: Opportunities to Play Along (by RSVP):

 

Saturday, March 20:

 

ACMP-DCCM Mozart K414

March 20, 2021 at 1pm EDT
Platform: JamKazam
Session host: JamKazam user: Susan Alexander
Geographic location: Washington, DC
Piece/Instrumentation: Mozart Piano Concerto in A major K. 414 arranged for string quartet and bass; oboes and horns welcome
Finding the session: Search for ACMP-DCCM Mozart K414 in JamKazam “Open Sessions” and PLEASE RSVP.

 

Phyllis Kaiden

March 20, 2021 at 11am PDT (2pm EDT)
Platform: Jamulus
Session host: Phyllis Kaiden
Piece/Instrumentation: Mozart string quartet k464, Peter’s edition, on IMSLP
Finding the session: vivacenw.com, RSVP here

 

West Coast Café

March 20, 2021 at 3pm PDT (6pm EDT)
Platform: Jamulus
Session host: Christina Wolf, Jamulus profile name: CWolf
Geographic location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada 
Piece/Instrumentation: Mendelssohn Op. 44 No. 1
Finding the session: type in the private server name seattle-music.allyn into the search field at the bottom of the Connection Set-up Menu, RSVP here

 

 

Sunday, March 21:

 

Phyllis Kaiden

March 21, 2021 at 10am PDT (1pm EDT)
Platform: Jamulus
Session host: Phyllis Kaiden
Piece/Instrumentation: Spohr Nonet op.31 for winds and strings, on IMSLP with measure numbers
Finding the session: vivacenw.com, RSVP here

 

Meanwhile – if you would like to participate but are still not quite ready to play online, please avail yourself of ACMP’s resources, listed in the article Online Chamber Music Resources at A Glance.

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