For Advanced High School Students and College Students to Age 24
June 17-July 8, 2018
Individuals as well as pre-formed string quartets may apply.
Pre-formed string quartets must have been playing together for a minimum of one academic year.
- Intensive study and performance of string chamber music
- Private instruction and chamber music coaching
- Weekly public performances
- Ensemble master classes
- Presentations and demonstrations including Practice Techniques, Rehearsal Techniques, Communication, and 21st Century Artistic Life.
Chamber Music for Strings provides intensive study and performance of string chamber music repertoire. Thirty-two talented young musicians are grouped according to age and ability, and are immersed in our curriculum that provides daily coaching and twice-weekly private lessons from our resident quartets and individual faculty. Evening activities include performances, master classes, and faculty presentations on relevant topics. Daily optional extra-curricular activities include canoe trips, outdoor sports, game nights, movie nights, and exploration of Madeline Island culture.
Typical Daily Schedule
Includes 2 hours of scheduled individual practice, 2 hours of scheduled chamber music rehearsal, and 1 hour of chamber music coaching
|8:50-9:50 am||Rehearsals, coachings, private lessons, or individual practice|
|10:00-11:00 am||Rehearsals, coachings, private lessons, or individual practice|
|11:10 am-12:10 pm||Rehearsals, coachings, private lessons, or individual practice|
|1:20-2:20 pm||Rehearsals, coachings, private lessons, or individual practice|
|2:30-3:30 pm||Rehearsals, coachings, private lessons, or individual practice|
|3:30-6:00 pm||Free time/scheduled residential activities|
|7:00-8:30 pm||Evening activity (masterclass, recital, presentation, or residential activity)|