master class


Definition of master class

: a seminar for advanced music students conducted by a master musician

Examples of master class in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After Brown and Jayson Tatum shot a shaky 10 for 31 and were muscled off their spots and into tough shots in Game 1, the Jays responded with an offensive master class. Globe Staff,, 4 May 2022 The below wines were tasted during a master class at the 2021 Milano Wine Week in New York City. Cathrine Todd, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 Barklow used, designed, or commissioned any clothing technology worth talking about, and his new monthly newsletter, Knowledge From Storms, is a master class in getting the most out of your gear. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 28 May 2022 Avery’s works, often reduced to simple form and filled with vibrant color, are a master class in composition, balance, and subtle subversion of traditional figure painting., 12 May 2022 The book consists of a series of monologues, each a master class in misdirection, self-justification, and the occasional glimmer of self-awareness. Judith Shulevitz, The Atlantic, 11 May 2022 The Tribeca Festival has revealed the lineups for its talks, reunions and master class sessions at the 2022 event. Hilary Lewis, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2022 Watching Eilish deliver her 95-minute master class in stage presence and crowd control, all the awards and accolades feel insignificant. Steve Baltin, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Consider the response from Myers a tunnel vision master class. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of master class

1952, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

15 Jun 2022

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“Master class.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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