12th Chamber Strings
Registration deadline:June 1st, 2019
Location: Villa Maria Academy High School
370 Central Ave, Malvern PA 19355
We are so excited to have Internationally renowned conductor Miguel Romea from University of Madrid,Spain to teach and conduct in the camp! This is great opportunity for the students to work closely with International renowned artist . Please read Maestro’s bio under Faculty!
Founded in 2008, Chamber Strings is open to violin, viola, cello and bass students ages 7 through 17. Chamber Strings Music Camp is a summer music camp program offering chamber music coaching, violin/viola or cello/bass ensembles and String Orchestra experience.
Three program options:
1.String Orchestra ( Full day 9am-3pm)
Open to Violin, Viola,Cello,Bass age 10-17
AM: Violin/Viola Ensemble, Cello/Bass Ensemble
PM: Performance Class, Full Orchestra
2.Intensive Chamber Music ( Full day 9:30am-3:30pm)
Open to Violin, Viola , Cello , Piano age 10-17
We are proud of our low student/teacher ratio . We strive to provide students with the unique experience of spending intense days of hard work while also experiencing the total joy of making music with peers and teachers. The camp will be very personalized.
AM: Warm up, Rehearsal, Coaching
PM:Performance Class, Coaching
3. Petit Violin/Viola, Cello Ensemble ( Half Day 9-12:30pm)
Open to Violin, Viola, Cello age 7-10
This program is for young string students. This program helps students to develop technique and musicianship through scales, etudes, music reading, and a variety of repertoire. Our faculty members bring their own experience to the program as they work together in creating a solid foundation and inspiring environment for our young string players.
Break/Snack, Musical Activities
2nd Ensemble Class
Extended Afternoon Petit Program ( 12:30-3pm)
Camp will include focused group learning of musical concepts, individual application of these concepts, group music games, free music play, and unstructured time.
By end of week, students should know the solfege hand signs and be able to sing scales, arpeggios, and simple melodies in a variety of keys (some reading, some by rote).
By end of week, students should be able to sing a simple two-part song. In addition to music-reading and pitch-matching, students will begin to learn concepts of good tone production.
By end of week, students should be able to write in counts for simple rhythmic exercises and demonstrate them.
By end of week, students should feel comfortable talking about vocal music that they like and why they like it, using some musical terminology.
In addition to the above activities, I plan to include music games, music play, and unstructured time in the following ways:
Class DJ — each day, one child will choose a vocal song(s) in any genre that they want me to play, and will explain to the class why they like the song. I will encourage them to use musical terminology, including elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, meter, tempo, and form.
Write a rap — give the group (or groups, if there are enough campers) a group of rhythm cards. Have them put the cards in an order they choose, write lyrics, and perform a rap song.
Musical twister — put musical symbols on the twister mat and dial. Instead of colors, students need to find and identify musical symbols.
Art and music — bring simple art supplies (markers, crayons, papers). Play several different vocal songs, have students draw while listening.
There is a concert at 2:30 pm on Friday of camp.
- No tuition refunds will be given.
- Full payment of tuition is due with application.
Extended day options:
- Before camp :8-9am
- After camp:3-5pm
- You can submit online application form
- Full payment of tuition is due with application. Before and After Camp fee is due by June 1.
- Applicants are required to submit an audition video.
- Application deadline is June 1, 2019.
- On line Paypal payment is available.
- Check payable to Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra
Mail your application/tuition to:
P.O. Box 721
Paoli, PA 19301
For further information,please contact Chamber Strings directors at firstname.lastname@example.org
Leah Kim and Jennifer Jie Jin,Co-directors
*Please note there are NO individual lessons.