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SESSION II REPERTOIRE

Repertoire for study & performance for orchestras & chamber groups will be selected from the following works among others:

Music of The America's

           

Aaron Copland

   Appalachian Spring

Samuel Barber

   Overture to the School for Scandal First Essay

Howard Hanson

   Symphony No 2 "The Romantic"

John Williams

   Liberty Fanfare

George Gershwin

   Porgy and Bess Selection for Orchestra (Arr. Bennett)

Copland

   Letter from Home

John Philip Sousa

   Stars and Stripes Forever (Arr. Stokowski)

Leonard Bernstein

   Westside Story

 


Chamber works will be selected from composers indicated above as well as from the following composers:

Brahms

Wagner

Strauss

Bach
Beethoven
Haydn
Mendelssohn
Mozart
Schubert
 

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2014 Evergreen Music Festival
Festival Director: Paul-Elliott Cobbs, DMA

EMF Session I:
July 28 - August 2, 2014
University Place Presbyterian Church

EMF Session II:
August 3 - 9, 2014
Central Washington University




A COMPLETE SUMMER MUSIC EXPERIENCE FOR ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTALISTS AGES 8-21

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION FORM

 

EMF features a day camp for younger musicians and a live-in festival for older musicians.  COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR SESSION II WHEN SIMULTANEOUSLY ENROLLED AT TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 


In order to secure Early Bird Tuition Rates submit an application and the non-refundable deposit, postmarked by May 1, 2014.  Deposits will be applied to tuition.

 


 


Dr. Anna Jensen, Festival Manager
Write:     EMF, 901 Broadway Plaza, Suite 500
Tacoma, WA 98402-4415
(253) 627-2792
emf@tysamusic.org


SESSION I


String students entering grades 3-8 in the upcoming academic school year with a minimum of one (1) year experience.
 

Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion students entering grades 6-8 with a minimum of one (1) year experience.
 


Younger musicians meet at University Place Presbyterian Church (8101 27th Street West, University Place, 98466) for daily classes and rehearsals. The program is designed for young string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. 


It initiates, enhances & furthers abilities & appreciation of orchestral music.

Studies include music elements and history, technique building exercises, section rehearsals, lecture/recital demonstrations, performance opportunities and concerts. 
 


 

Session I Daily Schedule (Typical)

8:15 Student Check-in

8:30 Wake-up/Warm-Up

9:00 Orchestra/Band Rehearsal

10:00 Music Theory Classes

11:00 Sectionals led by coaches

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Orchestra/Band Rehearsal

2:00 Faculty Demonstrations/Lecture/Concert

3:00 Music Exploratory

3:30 Student Pick up

SESSION I FINAL CONCERT

Saturday at 10:15 am

University Place Presbyterian Church Gym.
 


SESSION II

Musicians entering grade 9 and above (through age 21) in the upcoming academic school year are invited to apply.  Audition tapes may be required depending on the instrument.  Audition materials will be provided upon receipt of your application.

 

 

The live-in festival attracts the talented, motivated and
pre-professional young musician for a comprehensive program of summer music study and performance. 

 

 

Musical studies include chamber music, orchestra rehearsals, camp choir, masterclasses, orchestral techniques, visiting and live-in artists, section coaching, form analysis, music elements and history classes, daily concerts, faculty and student recitals.

 

FACILITIES 
The Central Washington University campus features outstanding instructional and recreational facilities as well as modern residence and dining accommodations.
 
It is located in sunny Ellensburg, Washington, in the gorgeous new music building.  This state of the art facility is an inspirational setting for creativity.   

 

 

Session II Daily Schedule

 

7:00    Rise and Shine!

7:30    Breakfast

8:30    Orchestra Rehearsal/Sectionals

11:30  Choir

12:00  Lunch

1:00    Music Theory Classes

2:15    Chamber Music

3:30    Individual Practice Time

4:00    Free Time

5:00    Dinner

6:15    Orchestra Rehearsal/Sectionals

8:00    Faculty or Student Recitals

9:15    Lecture with Dr. Cobbs

10:30  Meet with counselors for nightly attendance

11:00  Lights out!

 

* Daily schedules with vary slightly from day to day.

SESSION II FINAL CONCERT

Saturday at 1:30 pm

Central Washington University Music Building


For More Information Contact:

Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
901 Broadway Plaza, Suite 500
Tel: 253-627-2792
FAX: 253-627-1682
Internet: info@tysamusic.org


Tacoma Youth Symphony Association ● 901 Broadway, Suite 500
Tacoma, WA 98402-4415
Telephone: 253.627.2792 ● Fax: 253.627.1682 ● info@tysamusic.org

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Session I Tuition:
Early Bird Tuition: $330

($75 deposit postmarked by May 1)

Regular Tuition: $370


Session II Tuition:
Early Bird Tuition: $670
($125 deposit postmarked by May 1)


Regular Tuition: $710