With a career in the performing arts spanning 30 years, Leonard Matczynski has worked as a concert violist, teacher, and arts administrator. As Executive and Artistic Director of Apple Hill, he shapes Apple Hill’s performance and administrative structure, its concert and tour programs, Playing for Peace, its long-range plans, and the development of new initiatives. He is the spokesperson for Apple Hill’s mission, and its representative to the music community, patrons, and audiences. Learn more
Since its founding in 2007, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire – including Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, and Ravel – as well as for world premieres and commissioned pieces. As resident musicians at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, the Quartet is featured in the summer concert series held every Tuesday night at the Center in Nelson, N.H. These concerts attract hundreds of visitors and have become a mainstay of the Monadnock area summer music offerings. Learn more
Monadnock Region Concert Series
Sunday, November 15, 3pm
Dublin School, Dublin, NH
Works by Mozart, Faure, and Pavel Haas. Featuring the Apple Hill String Quartet and guest artists Yi-heng Yang, piano, and Jazimina MacNeil, mezzo-soprano.
With equal focus on rigorous instruction and supportive community, the Summer Chamber Music Workshop has fostered musical growth since its founding in 1971. Director Lenny Matczynski, the Apple Hill String Quartet and renowned faculty coach musicians of all ages, levels, and cultures who are placed in chamber groups by ability rather than age.
2016 dates and information are now available online. Apply now and receive early-application discounts.
Thank you to the generosity of donors and friends who make it possible for Apple Hill to live its mission of social change through music. Here are some of the ways we invite you to consider supporting Apple Hill. Learn more.