Adult Summer Workshop & Chamber Orchestra

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2014 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

During the 2014 Chamber Music Workshop, ACMC will be offering both chamber music coachings as well as the opportunity to play in a chamber orchestra for adult musicians of all levels ages 18 and up. The Adult Division is divided into 2 sections, musicians may sign up for one or both sections:

1) Adult Chamber Ensembles
2) Adult Chamber Orchestra

ADULT CHAMBER ENSEMBLES INFORMATION:

Register Here

Musicians are placed in TWO different chamber ensembles and assigned artist coaches.

Dates & Times:

  • July 8 – 24, 2014
  • Meets in the evenings from 6:00-7:50pm
  • Rehearsal Dates: July 8, 10, 14, 15, 17 & 22 (right before Chamber Orchestra rehearsal)

Location

Brentwood Christian School, 11908 N. Lamar, Austin, TX

Activities & Performance Opportunities

  • 6 evening rehearsals with professional musicians (all musicians will be placed in 2 different chamber ensembles)
  • Masterclass with Festival Artists – Monday, July 21
  • Outreach performance – Wednesday, July 23
  • Formal performance – Thursday, July 24
  • FREE tickets to selected Festival Concerts

Placement Auditions

Placement Audition Dates: Saturday May 17th & 24th
Location: Armstrong Community Music School, 404 Camp Craft Rd.

Placement auditions are for chamber ensemble placements only. Once you register you have secured your place.

Audition Material: Adult musicians will be asked to prepare 2 contrasting solos/etudes of their choice, or portions of these works (both approximately 1 minute in length).

Contact Jeni Gossard, Director of Education, at (512) 454-7562 or education@austinchambermusic.org to set up an audition time.

Deadlines

Registration deadline: May 15, 2014
Registrations received after May 15 will be subject to a $20 late-registration fee.

Adult Chamber Ensembles Fee

Enrollment Options Costs
Full tuition $275

No tuition refunds will be given after July 1, 2014. Any refund requests will be subject to a $20 fee.

ADULT CHAMBER ORCHESTRA INFORMATION:

Register Here

A chamber orchestra that runs during the summer festival and workshop open to all adult avocational musicians.

Dates & Times:

  • July 8 – 24, 2014
  • Meets in the evenings from 8:00-9:00pm
  • Rehearsal Dates: July 8, 10, 14, 15, 17 & 22 (right after Chamber Ensemble rehearsals)

Location

Brentwood Christian School, 11908 N. Lamar, Austin, TX

Activities & Performance Opportunities

  • 6 evening rehearsals
  • Conductor: Robert Radmer, Founder & Music Director of the Balcones Community Orchestra
  • Formal performance – Thursday, July 24
  • FREE tickets to selected Festival Concerts

Placement Auditions

Skill level and instrument may be taken into account when finalizing personnel and repertoire. Placement auditions will be set up as needed.

Deadlines

Registration deadline: May 15, 2014

Adult Chamber Orchestra Fee

Enrollment Options Costs
Full tuition $55

No refunds will be given after July 1, 2014.

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