Summer String Chamber Ensemble Camp
Encore Summer String Chamber Ensemble Camp is open to violin, viola, cello and bass students entering grades 5 – 12. The camp will provide students the opportunity to play, study and perform chamber music with other young musicians of similar level in a safe, welcoming and FUN environment.

Students will meet in person and rehearse in groups of 6 or less. Rehearsals will take place outside with required safety protocols listed below.  The camp will culminate with an outdoor performance for a limited audience if possible. A livestream video of the performance will be made available. 

Instructor:                      Jillian Forbes
Camp Day/Time:           Monday – Friday/6pm – 8pm
Camp Dates:                 July 20 – 24
Camp Performance:      July 24 at 7pm
Tuition:                          $25 for new students (register here)
                                      Free for current EMA/MCYO (use form on this page)

Deadline for registration is July 15th.
Safety protocols

  • Students will be assigned to one chamber group consisting of 6 or fewer students.
  • Faculty and students will be required to wear masks at all times while at camp and during the performance. 
  • Students will be assigned a music stand and chair which will not be shared with other students.
  • Social distancing (6 feet apart) will be maintained during all rehearsals and performances.
  • Music will be emailed to students prior to the beginning of camp.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to bring their music to camp each day. No extra copies will be available during rehearsal. 

New students - register here

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string Chamber Ensemble camp
​free to current EMA/MCYO Students, $25 all other students


Deadline for registration is July 15th