MEET THE EXPERT: David Shifrin


December 16, 2020 1:00 pm

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MEET THE EXPERT: David Shifrin


Recommended for grades 6 – 12

DAVID SHIFRIN, Lincoln Center Classical Musician (Clarinetist): An Artist member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1989, Shifrin is one of two wind players to have been awarded the Avery Fisher Prize, also being a recipient of the Solo Recitalists’ Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the 1998 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Music Academy of the West. At the outset of his career, he won the top prize at both the Munich and the Geneva International Competitions. David’s history amongst the world of music is endless, one of his duties being the Artistic Director of Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, Oregon since 1981. We look forward to welcoming him back in his second virtual session with us!

As part of a career-preparedness series, learn about the entertainment industry and the different opportunities available to those inspired by the arts! From performing on stage to production and management, there is a lot more to learn than meets the eye as an audience member. This series will consist of performers and professionals that represent many genres and those who make it happen. Meet the Expert will provide an eye opening opportunity to understand the everyday practices of professionals in the theater world. The sessions are aimed towards 6th -12th graders across Eagle County. Meet the Expert aims to reach a new age bracket, not normally served by STARS, reaching out to middle and high school students with insightful information for career development or inspiration. The VPAC will present artists and professionals who will lead a 45-60 minute session where they talk about their career, combined with a presentation or performance and live Q&A.

WHERE: A Zoom livestream event — enjoy it from your home or classroom.
WHAT: Educational sessions exploring the many opportunities in the entertainment industry.
WHEN: Select Wednesday’s at 1:00pm MST. Each session will last approximately 40-60 minutes.
WHO: The series is designed for Eagle County students 6th – 12th grade.
COST: FREE! Limited to the first 500 students.
REGISTER: Registration required. Email to get zoom link.

NOV 4 | 1PM Trace Bundy, “The Acoustic Ninja”: Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter
NOV 18 | 1PM Nevin Steinberg, Hamilton’s Sound Designer
DEC 2 | 1PM Riton, Grammy-Award-Winning Recording Artist, DJ & Producer
DEC 16 | 1PM David Shifrin, Lincoln Center Classical Musician (Clarinetist)
JAN 6 | 1PM Eric Amada, Artist Agent, Founder: Arts Management Associates
JAN 13 | 1PM Leslie Stevens, Singer-Songwriter (jazz, country, folk)
JAN 27 | 1PM Kayla Catan, Actress-Singer-Writer

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Ticketing: FREE for the first 500 Registrations. Registration required, email to get zoom link


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