RONDOFEST 2024

11 - 14 June
SENTRAL College, Penang
15 June
Majestic Theatre, Penang
One of Southeast Asia’s leading classical music festivals is back to provide a creative platform for cultural exchange, collaborative music-making, and the pursuit of artistic excellence.
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Instrumental Programme

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The programme runs from 11 to 15 June 2024.

The festival provides a wide range of opportunities to develop comprehensive musical abilities for strings, woodwind, brass, and percussion students. 

Available for:
Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute , Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion.

There are only 10 slots available for each instrument, except for violins, which have 20 slots.

The activities included in the instrumental programme are:
1-on-1 Instrumental Lessons

Every active participant receives an hour of lesson with an artist faculty member to enhance his/her skill on his/her instrument.
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Instrumental Masterclasses

Each masterclass focuses on a particular instrument, as the faculty guides the participants through solo repertoire or orchestral excerpts.
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Group Workshops

Each workshop covers topics such as music appreciation, rhythm, and more to provide attendees with a well-rounded education.
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Ensemble Rehearsals

Selected participants will rehearse with the artist faculty in preparation for the Closing Gala. Audition is required to be part of the Festival Orchestra.
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Performance Opportunities

Selected participants also have the chance to perform alongside world-class faculties at the concert, which will mark the end of the festival. Other opportunities include lunchtime concerts, chamber performances and more.
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Networking Opportunities

The festival offers a great networking opportunity for music students, hobbyists, performers and educators to meet and connect.
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Exhibitions

Explore an array of exhibitions curated by local music industry leaders, showcasing exam boards, instrument makers, and more.
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Informative Talks

These talks encourage conversations related to the professional development and pathway of music students.
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It exceeded my expectations in many ways because I did not expect the workshops to be so engaging, empowering and inspiring. The faculty was super encouraging, so it was really
nice to have such a supportive environment.
HOI KHAI-WEING
Malaysia

Repertoire

The active participants are encouraged to bring/present their own materials (study, concert, etude) to the individual lesson and/or masterclass. For those who are new to instrumental lessons, please reach out to us.

The repertoire for the rehearsals, leading up to the Closing Gala is as follows:

•  BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture, op.80
•  BIZET Selections from Carmen Suites
•  BEETHOVEN Symphony No.9, op.125, D minor (Choral)
•  RondoFest Commissioned Works
and more

* Subject to changes without prior notice.
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