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  • World Class Faculty

  • Prepare & Perform 1 Complete Quartet     and  1 Complete Quintet

  • Two Daily Coachings

  • Historical and Theoretical Emphasis

  • Daily Rehearsals

  • Master Classes & Performance Opportunities

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QUARTETPROGRAM

Join us for a 2-week mentoring program for string chamber music!

STRING

QUARTETPROGRAM

  • World Class Faculty

  • Prepare & Perform 1 Complete Quartet                         and  1 Complete Quintet

  • Two Daily Coachings

  • Historical and Theoretical Emphasis

  • Daily Rehearsals

  • Master Classes & Performance Opportunities

Join us for a 2-week mentoring program for string chamber music!

quartet program

At our two week musical retreat, you will prepare and perform one complete string quartet and one complete string quintet or piano quintet, have daily coachings and rehearsal with world-class faculty, study your repertoire from a historical/theoretical perspective, attend classes and concerts, and perform for enthusiastic audiences.

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program details

Although the Manitou Chamber Music Festival is geared toward established groups, experienced individual chamber musicians ages 14-22 are also encouraged to apply. Because the high quality of our program requires a substantial amount of direct interaction with our faculty, we accept only a small number of applicants. We encourage you to apply early for your best chance of admission. Applications will be due by April 1st, 2022.

Location

In order to provide a safe and healthy environment for our musicians, concerts, rehearsals and events for MCMF 2022 will take place at both the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association Headquarters in Colorado Springs, and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Manitou Springs.

Who May Apply

Applications will be accepted from both groups and individuals ages 14-22, with preference given to pre-formed groups.

AccomModations

All lunches and most dinners will be provided in a communal setting.

Costs

In order to attract the highest level of talent, all participant fees are subsidized to keep them below the actual costs of running our program.

Application fee: $120 per quartet; $30 per individual (non-refundable, not included in tuition cost)

Tuition: $700 per person includes:

  • Daily coaching sessions

  • Rehearsal space

  • Classes

  • Concert production for student groups

  • Repertoire consultation

  • Tickets to faculty concerts

  • Provided daily lunch and weekend dinners

Additional Expenses

Students will need to provide their own sheet music and scores (the edition will be specified).

Spending money for incidentals and 1 meal per day

Private lessons may be arranged with individual faculty members for an additional fee.

application form

Audition Requirements

TO APPLY ONLINE:
1. Complete the application form below
2. Application will need to include a YouTube link to one or more videos containing the following repertoire:

    • PRE-FORMED GROUPS: any movement from a quartet of your choice.

    • INDIVIDUALS: one solo Bach movement and the exposition from a major concerto for your instrument, preferably with piano accompaniment.

3. Application fee can be submitted online.

4. Application Deadline: March 21st, 2022

Apply here