Greater San Diego Chamber Music Festival
We are excited to announce the open registration of the sixth annual Winter Chamber Heat and dates for the Summer Chamber Music Festival! Held on the beautiful University of San Diego campus, the Chamber Music Festival was established by Dr. Angela Yeung in the summer of 2006. The Greater San Diego Music Coterie now co-sponsors both the Winter and the Summer Festivals along with the USD Department of Music, providing a unique opportunity for chamber-music making and public performance for musicians of all ages and technical levels in an intensive yet non-competitive environment. Experienced chamber musicians enjoy the challenge of an intense coaching and performance schedule; those of most advanced musical levels may perform along with the coaches at concerts. Musicians with little or no chamber music experience appreciate the careful grouping of ensembles, selection of pieces, and guidance by experienced coaches. The gains from each festival surpass those of the chamber music experience alone: musical appetites, self-confidence, and spirit of teamwork are sparked, and lasting friendships are formed.
Multiple coaching sessions are conducted by members of the San Diego Symphony and faculty members from the USD Music Department. The Chamber Music Festivals are open to individuals or pre-formed groups (e.g. duet, trio, quartet, etc.), and auditing is welcome. Student participants must be taking private lessons on their primary instrument in order to apply. On-campus housing is available for participants in the Summer Festival.
Volunteering and donations to the Festivals are most welcome. Donations are tax-deductible as allowable by law. Please contact Dr. Angela Yeung at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sixth Annual Winter Chamber Heat (WCH)
February 21 through 23, 2014
A weekend (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) of chamber music coaching with public concert at the end of the festival.
Pre-WCH - Annual Festival Concert, Sunday, February 16 at 2 p.m.
Featuring best chamber music ensembles from past participants
Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall
Tickets $12 regular and $10 students/seniors
WCH Cost: $135 for all participants. Festival fee includes use of practice and rehearsal facilities, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, a free T-shirt, and $50 credit towards the 2014 Summer Festival. Each WCH participant will be asked to purchase 4 tickets with a deep discount total cost of $25 (regular ticket is $12 for regular admission and $10 for senior or student). The four tickets can be used in any combination for the Festival Concert on February 16 and the WCH Participants Concert on February 23, both at 2 p.m. in the Shiley Theatre.
Pre-College applicants must have their application form signed by the parent/guardian. All individual participants will be assigned to various ensembles by Festival staff. New applicants must submit a short recording of your playing by the application deadline on January 10, 2014.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2014
An additional $50 late fee applies to all applications received.
Ninth Annual Summer Festival
June 23 to July 6, 2014
Application Deadline: Friday, May 9, 2014.
Details and application form will be posted in March 2014. E-mail email@example.com for inquiry prior to March 2014.