Dominican Chamber Music Camp

For Advanced Young Musicians: Full Scholarship Program

Camp will resume in July 2018

Dominican Chamber Music Summer Camp is a highly selective full scholarship program for advanced young musicians.

It consists of an intensive and varied program, emphasizing ensemble coaching and supervised rehearsals under the direction of outstanding summer music faculty. The camp experience will be further enhanced by seminars and related classes offered.

Instruments

Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello

Offerings

  • Daily Ensemble Coaching and Supervised Rehearsals
  • Master Classes
  • Seminars/Related Classes 
  • Performances 
  • Recreational & Social Activity (free discussion sessions, Q&A sessions and outdoor activities)

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Admission

  • Age Limit: Entering 9th grade up to lower division college (younger applicants may be considered at the discretion of camp faculty)
  • Priority will be given to older applicants when audition scores are equal
  • Student must have had a minimum of 3 years of private instruction, able to play works from Beethoven's middle period
  • An audition is required unless the applicant qualifies for a waiver
  • Audition Requirement: Two contrasting pieces or movements submitted digitally (such as CD/DVD, YouTube link or audio file)
  • Waivers will be considered for applicants submitting a written or verbal recommendation from current or former students of Dominican Summer faculty members
  • Live auditions can be arranged, if time permits

 

Application Deadline

Enrollment for the camp is now closed.

Dominican University of California 

Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts
50 Acacia Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901

Faculty - Coaching / Masterclasses

 

The following list reflects 2016 camp faculty:

Jay Liu, viola Associate Principal Viola, San Francisco Symphony
Pamela Carey, violin Faculty, Dominican University of California
John McCarthy, piano Faculty, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
June Choi Oh, piano
Chair, Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, Dominican University of California
Peter Wyrick, cello Associate Principal Cello, San Francisco Symphony
Chen Zhao, violin Member, San Francisco Symphony
Cheryl Ziedrich, piano Faculty, Dominican University of California
Faculty, College of Marin

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