For Advanced High School Students and College Students to Age 24
June 18-July 9, 2017
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 2hrs of scheduled individual practice, 2hrs 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)|