A COMPLETE SUMMER MUSIC EXPERIENCE FOR ORCHESTRAL
INSTRUMENTALISTS AGES 8-21
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 15, 2017.
Deposits will be applied to tuition.
Dr. Anna Jensen, Festival Manager
EMF, 901 Broadway Plaza, Suite 500
Tacoma, WA 98402-4415
Younger musicians meet at Pacific Lutheran University, 868 Wheeler Street South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 for daily classes and rehearsals. The program is designed for young string, woodwind, brass & percussion players. String students entering grades 3-8 in the upcoming school year need a minimum of one (1) year experience. Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion students entering grades 6-8 need a minimum one (1) year experience.
Session I EMF 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 a concert.
Session I Daily Schedule (Typical)
8:15 Student Check-in
9:00 Orchestra/Band Rehearsal
10:00 Music Theory Classes
11:00 Sectionals led by coaches
1:00 Orchestra/Band Rehearsal
2:00 Faculty Demonstrations/Lecture/Concert
3:00 Music Exploratory
3:30 Student Pick up
SESSION I FINAL CONCERT
Friday at 7:00 pm
Pacific Lutheran University
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.
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. This state of the art music facility is an inspirational setting for creativity.
Session II Daily Schedule
7:00 Rise and Shine!
8:30 Orchestra Rehearsal/Sectionals
1:00 Music Theory Classes
2:15 Chamber Music
3:30 Individual Practice Time
4:00 Free Time
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
Session II Repertoire
Repertoire for study & performance for orchestras & chamber groups will be selected from the following works among others:
Overture to La Forza del Destino
Triumphal March from Aida
Pines of Rome
Good-Humored Ladies Suite
Intermezzo from Pagliacci
Overture to Barber of Seville
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana