A COMPLETE SUMMER MUSIC EXPERIENCE FOR ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTALISTS AGES 8-21
EMF features a day camp for younger musicians and an extended day camp for older musicians.
COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR SESSION 2 WHEN SIMULTANEOUSLY ENROLLED
AT TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
In order to secure your place submit an application and the non-refundable
deposit as soon as possible.
Deposits will be applied to tuition.
Tommy Hawthorne, Festival Manager
EMF, 901 Broadway Plaza, Suite 500
Tacoma, WA 98402-4415
Younger musicians meet for daily classes and rehearsals. The program is designed for young string, woodwind, brass & percussion players. String students entering grades 2-8 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. For the first time ever, Session 1 will feature a choir option in collaboration with the Tacoma Youth Chorus this summer, 2022!
Session 1 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 1 Daily Schedule (Sample)
8:45 Student Check-In
10:00 Music Theory
12:00 Lunch and Recreation Time
2:00 Lecture/Recital Demonstrations
3:00 Music Exploratory: Conducting, Movement, Rhythm, & Improv!
3:30 Day Ends
SESSION 1 FINAL CONCERT
Friday, July 29th, 2022
7:00 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University, Lagerquist Hall
Musicians entering grade 9 and above (through age 21) in the upcoming academic school year are invited to apply. Audition recordings may be required depending on the instrument. Audition materials will be provided upon receipt of your application.
This 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 - Session 2 will be in an extended Day Camp held at the University of Puget Sound.
Session 2 Daily Schedule (Sample)
9:00 Orchestra Rehearsal/Sectionals
11:00 Music Theory
12:45 Team Building/Faculty Recital/Ice Cream Social
1:30 Orchestra Rehearsal
3:15 Chamber Music
4:30 Lecture with Dr. Cobbs
5:30 Day Ends
* Daily schedules will vary slightly from day to day.
SESSION 2 FINAL CONCERTS
Friday, August 12th, 2022
3:30 p.m. University of Puget Sound, Schneebeck Hall
7:00 p.m. University of Puget Sound, Schneebeck Hall
Music for performance, sightreading and study will be selected from the following:
"Pictures at an Exhibition"
Symphony No. 1 in g minor
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven
Leonora Overture No. 3