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Chamber Music Project 2018-2019

Registration for the Chamber Music Project is now closed.


After you have registered, you will receive an email from Sign-up Genius to sign up for an audition.  Auditions will be held at the end of August.  Students need to prepare a solo (must be a Suzuki Book 3 level piece/equivalent or above), scale, and will be asked to sight read.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at mountainweststrings@gmail.com.


CMP 2018-2019 Important Dates



August 25, 2018 (Saturday), CMP Auditions, 12:00 – 4:00 pm, LCSD office

August 30, 2018 (Thursday), CMP Auditions, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, LCSD office

September 3, 2018 (Monday), CMP Coaches Meeting, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, Craney residence

September 7, 2018 (Friday), CMP Parent Pizza Party, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, River Heights Elementary

September 20, 2018 (Thursday), Kickoff with Fry Street Quartet, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, USU FAC rm. 214

November 28, 2018 (Wednesday), Masterclasses with WSU faculty, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Ridgeline

December 1, 2018 (Saturday), CMP Christmas Play-along, 10:30 – 12:00 pm, location TBD

January 31, 2019 (Thursday), Masterclasses with Fry Street Quartet, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, USU FAC 214

March 14, 2019 (Thursday), CMP Competition, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, location TBD

March 19, 2019 (Tuesday), “Music with Minetti” mega concert, 4:00 rehearsal, 7:00 pm concert, Ridgeline

March 23, 2019 (Saturday), CMP Pancake Closing Social, 9:00 – 10:30 am, Bartholomew residence



CMP OBJECTIVES

·       Enrich students’ (grades 6-12) musical experience through chamber music

·       Enhance technical skills on instruments

·       Develop listening capabilities in ensemble playing

·       Develop leadership and team building in rehearsal setting

·       Provide opportunity for all ensembles to perform in public performance

·       Provide opportunity for selected ensembles to perform in same concert with visiting artists [Minetti Quartet] in Spring concert, Ridgeline High School auditorium

·       Prepare all eligible ensembles to perform for Regional Solo and Ensemble and ASTA festivals

·       Accomplish above objectives without increasing work load of orchestra teachers



SUMMARY

·       Students must register online at www.mountainweststrings.com by Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  There is a $160 registration fee that will cover 15 chamber rehearsals with a chamber coach, two masterclasses with guest clinicians, Chamber Music Society of Logan student tickets (3 concerts), one ticket to a Fry Street Quartet performance and CMP t-shirt. 

·       Participating students must be in 6th grade or older for the 2018-2019 school year. 

·       Students strongly encouraged to participate in school orchestra program.

·       Students must have at least 2 years of playing experience on their string instrument.

·       All students participating in CMP are required to take private lessons.

·       Students should be at a Suzuki Book 3 level or above. 

·       Students will audition on their instrument (one scale and a solo to demonstrate playing level and ability)

·       Students will be assigned to a chamber ensemble and coach based on playing level, age, and school and program availability.  Students may make requests to be with a friend, but we cannot guarantee requests will be granted.




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