master class

A class, typically in a performing art such as music or drama, in which a teacher listens to and critiques the performance of individual students, one at a time, while the other students look on.

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  • master class — [mastɛʀklas] n. f. ÉTYM. V. 1970; empr. à l angl. master class (1963, dans ce sens), de master « maître », et class « classe ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Mus. Classe de musique donnée par un maître, un grand musicien. || La maste …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • master class — n. a class taught by an accomplished musician who individually instructs advanced students in performance and technique, often before an audience …   English World dictionary

  • master class — master ,class noun count a lesson for advanced students given by someone who is an expert …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Master class — For the play by Terrence McNally, see Master Class A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline usually music, but also painting, drama, or any of the arts. The difference between a normal …   Wikipedia

  • Master Class — For the type of high level artistic tuition, see Master class. Master Class Written by Terrence McNally Characters Maria Callas Sharon Graham Sophie De Palma Emmanuel Weinstock Anthony Ca …   Wikipedia

  • master class — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms master class : singular master class plural master classes a lesson for advanced students given by someone who is an expert …   English dictionary

  • Master-class — Classe de maître Une classe de maître[1] (master class en anglais) est un cours d interprétation donné à un étudiant par un expert de la discipline. Le terme est principalement employé dans le domaine des arts, et en particulier la musique. La… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Master Class — Classe de maître Une classe de maître[1] (master class en anglais) est un cours d interprétation donné à un étudiant par un expert de la discipline. Le terme est principalement employé dans le domaine des arts, et en particulier la musique. La… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • master-class — masˈter class noun 1. The dominant class in a society 2. A lesson, esp in music, given to talented students by a renowned expert 3. Any performance displaying consummate skill • • • Main Entry: ↑master …   Useful english dictionary

  • master class — a small class for advanced students, esp. a class in performance skills conducted by a distinguished musician. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • master class — mas′ter class n. cvb a class for advanced music students taught by a distinguished musician • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

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