Young Artist Concerts on YouTube!

2021 Young Artist Performances Streaming Now! Autumn air is crisp, leaves are few, and we can’t help but feel the summer nostalgia setting in. Revel in the Kneisel Hall magic with us by tuning in to 2021 Young Artist Concerts online, available now on Kneisel Hall’s YouTube channel. We hope you enjoy and cherish the performances, as we […]

Faculty Spotlight: Barbara Stein Mallow 💚

This week, we pause for a few moments to celebrate Kneisel Hall’s incredible faculty for the Young Artist Chamber Music Program. Our faculty members are not only accomplished artists and performers, but they are also deeply committed teachers who give their hearts to nurturing our young artists. They spend many late evenings with our young […]

With Love from Kneisel Hall 💚

For our Week 7 Virtual Concert, we turn to the even more intimate side of chamber music. We affectionately present two works by Robert Schumann, a quintessential Romantic composer. His music is poetic, introspective and tender, as well as it is grand, full of wild passion and extreme contrasts. We hear the many facets of […]

A Delightful Summer Day at Kneisel Hall

The summer days in Maine have been hot, but we are lucky to have fabulous chamber music to keep us cool.Join us for Kneisel Hall’s Week 6 Faculty Concert program to beat the summer heat. The program kicks off with a charming string duo by W. A. Mozart, full of lively interplay between the violin […]

A Treat For Your Ears – Week 5 at Kneisel Hall

‘Trailblazing’ and ‘Dean of American Composers’ are just a couple of descriptors associated with composers William Grant Still (1895-1978) and George Walker (1922-2018). During their lifetime, they were each a composer of many ‘firsts’, breaking new grounds in American classical music. Yet today, their music is not nearly as understood or appreciated as they deserve. […]

Kneisel Hall Week 4

Summer nights in Maine can be chilly, but the music at Kneisel Hall is always sizzling! Week 4 Virtual Concert opens with mellow yet affable Piano Quartet in E-flat Major by W. A. Mozart, a perfect opening piece, with subtle interplay between instruments throughout. Next up is Violin Sonata by Charles Ives, a dazzling display […]

Kneisel Hall Week 3 Virtual Concert

Dear friends, Kneisel Hall Week 3 Virtual Concert features a poetic and evocative program of Beethoven, Debussy, Franck, and American composer Jeffrey Mumford. Tune in to our YouTube channel at 7:30pm EDT starting Saturday, July 24 to listen. The concert stream will be available on YouTube for one week. Our Young Artists were lucky to […]

Kneisel Hall Virtual Concert Week 2

Concert featuring Soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon Dear friends,  Kneisel Hall’s virtual concert series continues with a fantastic program of Beethoven, Shostakovich, Kurtag, Vaughan Williams, Saariaho, and Brahms. Listen to our Week Two Faculty Concert on our YouTube channel, available through Saturday, July 24.  We were delighted to have voice faculty Lucy Fitz Gibbon on campus this […]

Kneisel Hall Concert on YouTube

Dear friends, We have missed having you at Kneisel Hall, but we’ve saved you a seat! This summer, we are doing a hybrid in-person and virtual concert season. In addition to our limited-capacity Sunday afternoon concerts, we’ll be sharing weekly streams – premiering Saturday, July 10 at 7:30pm EDT – on our YouTube channel. Each […]

Kneisel Hall is Back!

Dear friends, We are thrilled to announce that we opening our concerts to live audiences from July 4 to August 15! On June 19, Kneisel Hall opened its doors for our Program for Maine Students. The young students filled the campus with music, laughter and excitement all around. It was glorious to have live music […]