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Summer Orchestra

Minnesota Youth Symphonies Summer String Chamber Orchestra

In this full-day program, students will participate in orchestra rehearsal, led by MYS conductor Patricia Kelly. During this session students will play a wide variety of repertoire and gain a large amount of experience in a short amount of time. This fun and intensive environment with Maestro Kelly will give students a new skill set that will stay with them long after the camp is finished!

Where: Messiah Episcopal Church, 1631 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN

When: June 17 - 21, Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Who: String Players, Average Grades 4-8 

Class Requirements: Level comparable to the middle of Suzuki (violin) book 2 up to book 5. Students should be able to play and read notes on all four strings with at least the first two finger patterns. Must understand basic concepts such as dynamics, bowings and key signatures D, G, and C major, and be able to count and read rhythms.

Tentative Schedule

9-10:15 Large Group Rehearsal

10:30-11:15 Small Orchestra or Chamber Music

11:15-11:45 Lunch

11:45-12:45 Music History or Music Theory

1:00-2:00 Sectionals

 2:00-3:00 Large Group Rehearsal

Field Trip TBD on Wednesday, June 19th

Performance on Friday, June 21nd from 2-3pm

Tuition Cost: $300

What to Bring: Instrument, Music Stand, Water, Lunch


Register here! Please register by June 12th, 2019