SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: 2012 Highlights

Braun Music Center, Stanford University
June 22—July 1, 2012

Special Guest Faculty

The guest faculty for the 2012 seminar included:

Keynote Address

Sebastian Ruth, the 2010 MacArthur Fellow and founder and artistic director of Community MusicWorks, gave the 2012 keynote address: Chamber Music and Social Change: An Evolving Experiment in Public Musicianship.

Guest Speaker

Dr. Hans Steiner, MD, a specialist in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry, presented a talk, The Boy Who Composed Wolf: A Famous Case of Child Exploitation..

Free Noon Concert Series

This series of noon-hour concerts, in conjunction with the St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford, was presented by the Seminar’s internationally celebrated faculty:


Masterclasses were presented by the Chamber Music Seminar faculty throughout the week in Campbell Recital Hall.

International Showcase

Some of the most exciting and talented young quartets performing today were showcased:

Chamber Music Seminar Finale Concert

The Chamber Music Seminar concluded with performances by each of the participating ensembles: