Dominican Chamber Music Camp

For Advanced Young Musicians: Full Scholarship Program

July 29 - August 3, 2019

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.



Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello


  • 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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  • Age Limit: 14 - 19  (exceptions 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, and be able to play works similar to  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

Application deadline is April 15, 2019 (open until spaces are filled)

Fees: $90 Application Fee (non-refundable)

$60 Meal Fee (non-refundable) must be paid upon acceptance to camp

Dominican Chamber Music Camp Application

Dominican University of California 



Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts

50 Acacia Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901

Faculty - Coaching / Masterclasses


Sample faculty list from previous years:

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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