Austro-Germanic Music

Music for performance and sightreading will be selected from the following:


Brahms

Symphony No 1

Symphony No 4


Mendelssohn

Overture to Midsummer's Night Dream


Wagner

Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Overture to Rienzi


Strauss, Richard

Don Juan

Metamorphosen



2019 Evergreen Music Festival

A Community Treasure

                          Tacoma Youth Symphony Association


Festival Director: Paul-Elliott Cobbs, DMA

EMF Session I: July 15 - July 19, 2019
Pacific Lutheran University
EMF Session II: July 28 - August 3, 2019
Central Washington University


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, 2019.

Deposits will be applied to tuition.


contact:

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





session I

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)

8:45     Student Check-in

9:00     Rehearsals

10:00   Music Theory Classes

11:00   Sectionals led by coaches

12:00   Lunch

1:00     Orchestra/Band Rehearsals

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


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, 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.  This state of the art music facility is an inspirational setting for creativity.   
 
Session II Daily Schedule
7:00     Rise and Shine!
7:30     Breakfast
8:30     Orchestra Rehearsal/Sectionals
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