New for 2018 - Chamber Music Workshop PREP

Registration deadline is April 15.

What is CMW PREP?

Students ages 10 and up at the following levels and instruments who would like to experience chamber music are encouraged to register for Chamber Music Workshop PREP. (Students should be 10 years or older at the time of the institute.)

Students in this program will be placed in small chamber ensembles and will have 5 classes per day - the 4 hours of LASI classes listed for Book 3 and up students AND an additional small chamber ensemble coaching every day. Chamber Groups will perform on Thursday evening, June 21.

Minimum performance levels for applicants are:

  • Violin - Suzuki Book 4
  • Viola - Suzuki Book 3
  • Cello - Suzuki Book 3

What's the schedule like?

This program is specifically designed for students who would like to experience chamber music but would also like to have a schedule with a semi-private lesson, a Suzuki group class, orchestra and an enrichment class such as jazz, improv, fiddling, musicianship, Dalcroze, etc. 

Each student will have 5 hours of classes per day, which may include the following:

  • 1 hour coaching in small chamber group (quartet, trio, duo, etc.)
  • 1 hour master class (short, semi-private lesson, 3 students per class)
  • 1 hour group class (large group class)
  • 1 hour music movement or enrichment class
  • 1 hour string orchestra
  • 1 hour attendance at Solo Honors Recitals (If you are interested in performing at a recital you can check back soon for directions for submitting your recording.)   
  • Daily Practice
  • Optional: 1 hour attendance at evening concerts 
  • Performance in Finale Concert on Friday
     

How do I apply?

Registration deadline is April 15.

Students must send in a video of their playing - to be used to help with group placement. This is not an audition video - it is just to help with group placement and choosing appropriate repertoire.

If you are sending in your video after you register, please email the link to cmw@suzukimusiclosangeles.com Please note that the video must be received by April 15.

REGISTER HERE

Do we get music ahead of time?

Yes! Here's a timeline of when you can expect music, etc.

  • Registration deadline is April 15.
  • Music is available beginning May 15.
     

How do I submit a video?

Directions can be found here: How to upload a video

The same link will also make suggestions for how to get a high quality video.

If you are sending in your video after you register, please email the link to cmw@suzukimusiclosangeles.com Please note that the video must be received by April 15.

 

What about parental attendance?

Since students in CMW PREP are ages 10 and up, parents are required to attend and provide supervision.

 

What about the dorm?

Students in CMW PREP are welcome to stay in the dorm but parents are required to stay with them. CMW PREP students may not stay in the CMW Teen Dorm as it is reserved for CMW students only.