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 […]

Artist Spotlight: Ann Rodiger, Alexander Technique Instructor

Artist Spotlight is a new feature providing a more in-depth connection with those who are part of the Kneisel Hall community. Look forward to more in the future. Our first installment is with Ann Rodiger, Alexander Technique Instructor. Ann will be in residence from July 16th to July 23rd. What is the Alexander Technique and […]

Meet Meredith

Dear Friends, As Kneisel Hall’s new Executive Director, I am thrilled and deeply honored to be entrusted with the health of this cherished cultural asset. I have a deep respect for the profound impact Kneisel Hall has had on generations of some of the world’s most influential musicians. My ties to Kneisel Hall go back […]

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. […]