Alexander Technique Workshop with Harvey Thurmer
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center
Harvey Thurmer is Associate Professor of Violin at Miami University, Ohio. He completed his training through Chesapeake Bay Alexander Studies, Greensboro, North Carolina in 2012, and since then has given workshops throughout the United States. Thurmer is actively involved in the promotion and recording of new music. He has worked with composers Gyorgy Kurtag, Bright Sheng, Chen Yi and Michael Colgrass. His recording of Kurtag’s Kafka Fragmente, with soprano Audrey Luna, available on the Ars Moderno label, represents the first recording of this monumental work by American artists. He has held a summer faculty position at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Sewanee, Tennessee, and performed nationally with fellow Sewanee faculty members Natasha Farny, cellist, and Gary Hammond, piano, who teach in New York. He is also a member of Miami 3, a newly formed faculty ensemble, with Michele Gingras, clarinet, and Heather MacPhail, piano.