Chamber Music Summer Camp

Featuring Quartet Sabaku

The West Valley Youth Orchestra will host a Chamber Music Summer Camp with Quartet Sabaku for students ages 10 - 19 from June 3 to June 7, 2019. (Students younger than 10 will need special permission to attend.) The location is Trinity Lutheran Church, 830 E. Plaza Circle, Litchfield Park. The camp runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day. The members of the professional string quartet Quartet Sabaku will coach the students. There will be a public performance on Friday, June 7 at 4:30 pm. This concert will showcase the camp ensembles, orchestra, and Quartet Sabaku. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased on line click here or at the door. Children under 10 are free.

Students will need to bring a music stand, pencil, metronome/tuner and a sack lunch each day. Call Claire Gordon at 602-826-9453 for additional information.

Audition Requirements for Chamber Music Camp

  • Major and Minor scales: 2 or 3 octaves up to 3 sharps and 3 flats with accurate intonation
  • Prepared solo: Student's choice, two minutes long (the equivalent of Suzuki Book 2 level, or above)
  • Sight reading: Short orchestral excerpt.
  • There will be a short theory assessment at the audition

Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline: May 10, 2019 ($25 discount if registration is received by April 22)

  • Audition Date: Saturday May 18, 2019, 9am-11am, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 830 E. Plaza Circle, Litchfield Park

  • Camp Dates: June 3 - 7, 2019