Junior String Orchestra Summer Program

The two-week junior orchestra program for string players in grades 3-6 is an opportunity for students to develop both as individual musicians and as ensemble players. The Junior String Ensemble and Junior String Orchestra provide appropriate instruction for young string players of all abilities

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
June 22, 2014 to July 5, 2014
July 6, 2014 to July 19, 2014
July 20, 2014 to August 2, 2014
Tuition: $3,275
Age range: Grades 3-6

Summer 2014 programs have concluded, but we'd love to have you join us next year! Join our mailing list, and you'll be among the first to know about summer 2015 programs.

With a curriculum geared for success, positive experiences are provided in which participants at all skill levels gain a sense of accomplishment. All ensembles perform one concert in each two-week session. Basic ensemble skills coupled with string pedagogy are stressed in rehearsals and sectionals. Students in the junior program have the option of taking non-music elective classes to explore other interests and art forms. Students participate in the following:

Advanced string players are encouraged to audition for the advanced string program

Private lessons are not offered to students who are attending only one session. Private lessons are available for students attending at least four weeks (for an additional fee).

This program does not require an audition. It enrolls on a first-come, first-served basis, so early application is advised.

Prerequisites

Music reading ability is necessary for participation in this program.

Additional Opportunities

Interlochen offers an honors recital competition for the Junior division. Winners will perform in a special honors recital at the end of each two-week session. An audition is required, and is due by May 16, 2014. Honors recital competition details >>

Advanced string players are encouraged to audition for the advanced string program

 

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