Artist Spotlight: Katherine Murdock, Violist

Meet Katherine Murdock, violist. Katherine will lead our Master Class on August 7, and be our Guest Artist on August 11 & 13. How did you first come to Kneisel Hall? In the fall of 1995, I got a call from Seymour Lipkin who asked me over to play some music with him. We played […]

Artist Spotlight: Bixby Kennedy, Clarinetist

Meet Bixby Kennedy, clarinetist. Bixby will be in residence July 2-9. Tell us a bit about your upbringing and first exposure to music.  I was born in a small town (Maryville, TN) just outside of Knoxville. The music scene is very eclectic there and, to be honest, for a long time (until I was probably 12-13) […]

Ticketing Help

We launch the season with a new ticketing system! Please take a moment to review the new process. Festival Subscriptions Click the Festival Subscriptions button. Select your Package by entering the number of attendees and clicking all nine programs. Select your Performance Series for Friday or Sunday. Select and save Seats. You will have the same seats for the series. Follow the […]

Masking at Kneisel Hall

Note from the Board President: As you know from an earlier newsletter, we will be continuing our mask requirement for the 2023 concert season (although we will revert to full capacity in the Concert Hall, and will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination). Why the masks, when most other performance venues have dropped the […]

Press Release: Kneisel Hall Announces 2023 Music Festival

For Immediate Release   Monday, April 17, 2023   Contact: Meredith Amado, Executive Director, Kneisel Hall, 302.562.3789   KNEISEL HALL ANNOUNCES 2023 MUSIC FESTIVAL   Blue Hill – Kneisel Hall’s annual Music School and Festival returns for its 121st year on the Blue Hill peninsula.    This season’s guest artists include the award-winning clarinetist Bixby […]

Alumni News: Brian Hong, Violist

Meet Brian Hong, alumnus and violist. Brian will be a visiting guest artist in residence July 30-August 6. What years were you a student and what initially brought you to Kneisel Hall? I was fortunate to be a student at Kneisel Hall during the summers of 2014, 2015, and 2016.  Kneisel Hall was always an […]

Artist Spotlight: Ezequiel Viñao, Composer

Meet Argentinian-American composer: Ezequiel Viñao. Ezequiel is will be in residence July 11-16, and his Piano Trio will be performed on Friday, July 14 and Sunday, July 16. Tell us a little bit about your early years.  I grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As far back as I can remember there was music in […]