Tacoma Youth Symphony Association


Festival Director: Paul-Elliott Cobbs, DMA

EMF Session I: July 24 - July 28, 2017
Pacific Lutheran University
EMF Session II: July 30 - August 5, 2017
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, 2017.

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)

8:15     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
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, 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.  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
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

2017 Evergreen Music Festival

A Community Treasure
Music of Italy & Spain

Session II Repertoire

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


Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco Overture

Overture to La Forza del Destino

Triumphal March from Aida

Giacomo Puccini

Manon Lescaut


Ottorino Respighi

Pines of Rome


Rimsky-Korsakov

Capriccio Espagnol


Domenico Scarlatti-
Vincenzo Tommasini

Good-Humored Ladies Suite


Ruggero Leoncavallo

Intermezzo from Pagliacci


Gioachino Rossini

Overture to Barber of Seville


Pietro Mascagni

Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana 


Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria