During the regular season, avocational musicians (ages 18 & up) are placed into groups and assigned a professional musician-coach. Sessions are scheduled by the group at a mutually convenient time and location for both group members and coach, providing flexibility for the ensemble.
Fall 2020 plans will be announced in September, please check back!
- Four 90-minute coaching sessions per semester by professional musicians
- Masterclasses by local and visiting artists
- Outreach and formal performance opportunities
- FREE tickets to all Saturday Synchronism Concerts
2019/2020 Placement Auditions
Placement auditions are just an opportunity to meet and hear new faces to the program. No pressure!
Fall Semester: Saturday, August 17
Spring Semester: Saturday, January 11
Adult musicians will be asked to prepare 2 contrasting solos/etudes of their choice, or portions of these pieces (both approximately 1-2 minutes in length).
Set Up An Audition:
Contact Jeni Gossard, Director of Education, at 512.454.7562 or email@example.com.
2019/2020 Important Dates
|FALL SEMESTER||IMPORTANT DATES|
|Fall Semester Dates||September 7 – December 14, 2019|
|Registration Deadline||Thursday, August 15|
|Placement Auditions (@ Armstrong School)||Saturday, August 17|
|First day of the Semester||Saturday, September 7|
|Outreach Performance||Wednesday, December 11|
|Final Formal Concert||Saturday, December 14|
|SPRING SEMESTER||IMPORTANT DATES|
|Spring Semester Dates||January 25 – May 9, 2020|
|Registration Deadline||Thursday, January 9|
|Placement Auditions (@ Armstrong School)||Saturday, January 11|
|First day of the Semester||Saturday, January 25|
|Outreach Performance||Wednesday, May 6|
|Final Formal Concert||Saturday, May 9|
2019/2020 Adult Academy Fees
|Single Semester (1 ensemble)||$160|
|Both Fall and Spring Semesters (1 ensemble)||$265|
|Single Semester (2 ensembles)||$230|
|Both Fall and Spring Semesters (2 ensembles)||$405|
NO tuition refunds will be given after September 7 (if registering for the fall only or fall/spring semesters together) & January 25 (if registering for the spring semester only).
Any requested refunds will be subject to a $20 fee.