Chamber Track

June 20-26, 2015

Play in chamber ensembles led by BSO musicians

The new and improved Chamber Music Track, created with the avid chamber musician in mind, features chamber music and chamber orchestra sessions, sectionals, the opportunity to participate in BSO-led workshops on chamber music techniques, and two performance opportunities.

Chamber Track Schedule*: June 20-26, 2015
*Track schedule, faculty, content, and locations subject to change.

  • Small Chamber Ensemble: Participants will rehearse and perform in chamber groups such as quartets or quintets led by Baltimore Symphony musicians.
  • Large Chamber Ensemble: Participants will rehearse and perform in a larger ensemble such as an octet, dectet or small chamber orchestra, dependent on enrollment and instrumentation.
  • BSO Faculty Classes, Chamber Activities, and Meals: Participants on the Chamber Track attend informal chamber reading sessions, lectures by guest speakers, and sessions on solo and chamber works with piano. A number of meals are provided throughout the week. Chamber participants may also attend Orchestral Track activities.

Participants in the Chamber Track will also receive:

  • Performances: Participants have the opportunity to perform during the week.
  • Recordings: Participants will receive a digital copy of their performances.
  • Individual Practice: Space is available for participants to practice on their own during their free time throughout the week.

Add-On Program Activities Include:

  • Private Lessons*: Participants may take private lessons with a BSO member of their choice. Participants may choose to work on solo, chamber or orchestral repertoire. Participants may choose to have several lessons with different faculty members.
  • Solo with Piano*: rehearse and perform a solo piece with pianist and BSO violist Mary Woehr. Solo with Piano rehearsal and performance scheduled for Sunday, June 21. 

* Additional fee required for participation

Chamber Track: $1,900

Chamber Music Alone*: $900

Chamber Orchestra Alone*: $900

*Chamber Music and participation in the Academy Chamber Orchestra are available as stand-alone offerings during the BSO Academy Week. This rate only applies to participants who are not on an Academy Track (Orchestral, Chamber, Music Educator, or Arts Administrator) and acceptance is limited to space available. This rate does not include meals.  

Refund Policy:
All fees (i.e. application fee, deposit, tuition, parking, private lessons, etc.) are NON-REFUNDABLE. We highly encourage participants to purchase Academy trip insurance. Information regarding trip insurance will be made available to those accepted into the Academy.  

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