Engaging and nurturing

                the next generation of musicians

Engaging and nurturing

                the next generation of musicians

Engaging and nurturing

                the next generation of musicians

Engaging and nurturing

                the next generation of musicians

About ChamberFest LIVE!

Music at the Mission’s ChamberFest LIVE! is a student chamber music festival designed for gifted young musicians seeking artistic development through an intensive exploration of chamber music repertoire. Through this program, students will have the opportunity to collaborate with their peers from around the San Francisco Bay Area in small chamber ensembles coached by a faculty of professional and critically acclaimed musicians.

Students are selected by faculty members through a simple audition, and will be grouped into ensembles with their peers according to level of playing and experience. Students will be involved in eight days of intense coachings and masterclasses which will culminate in a performance at Old Mission San Jose showcasing the talents and dedicated work of the festival’s chamber ensembles.

All festival classes and masterclasses will take place at Centerville Presbyterian Church: 4360 Central Ave., Fremont, CA 94536. The final concert will be presented at Old Mission San Jose Church, 43300 Mission Blvd., Fremont.

Schedule

Application Deadline: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Audition: Saturday, April 22, 2017
ChamberFest Dates: July 5-15 (No classes or lessons on Saturday and Sunday)
NOW in 2 sessions:
Morning Session: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Final Concert: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Eligibility & Fees

For Pianists and String Players, Age 10-19
Application Fee: $35
Tuition: $600 for a single session

Please make your checks payable
to Music at the Mission and
mail applications and checks to:
Dr. Katherine Lee, ChamberFest Director
1277 Tolteca Court
Fremont, CA 94539

Faculty

Steve Huber: Violin, Chamber Music, Improvisation
Adelle Akiko-Kearns: Cello, Chamber Music
Alison Lee: Piano, Chamber Music
Dr. Katherine Lee: Piano, Chamber Music

Audition Requirements

1. One solo piece from the Baroque or Classical Period, (no more than 5 minutes in length)
2. Sight reading of a short excerpt

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Fremont, CA 94539
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