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Adult Summer Chamber Music Intensive

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 - SUNDAY, AUGust 11, 2019

If you are pining away to spend some time In Prince Edward County, play chamber music, relax at Sandbanks Provincial Park, tour the County vineyards, revisit your beloved stomping grounds, MPM is launching our first adult program concurrently with the third week of our student program. Adult participants will have the opportunity to join in the magic and community of making music at MPM; however, adult participants will sleep off-campus and must arrange their own housing. There are many lovely housing options in The County, but they fill up quickly, so it is best to apply soon! The main organizing force behind the adult program is Adrian Fung, founding cellist of the critically acclaimed  Afiara Quartet, and recognized as one of Musical America’s 30 Innovators of the Year!


Daily SCHEDULE

AUGUST 7TH - AUGUST 10TH

9:00am - 10:00am
Chamber coaching

1:45pm - 5:00pm
Private lessons & Chamber groups rehearse on their own

6:45pm - 7:45pm
Chorus rehearsal with younger students (optional)

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Event SCHEDULE

AUGUST 6th

3:30pm- 5:00pm
Greeting & gathering at Port Milford, followed by dinner

AUGUST 7th - 8TH

8:00pm - 9:30pm (time subject to change)
Informal reading salons

AUGUST 10th

7:30pm
Faculty performance at St. Mary Magdalene, Picton

AUGUST 11th

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Younger student performance with optional adult participation
in chamber or chorus


FACULTY

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ADRIAN FUNG

Recognized as one of Musical America’s 30 Innovators of the Year, Adrian Fung is an award-winning cellist, educator, and arts executive. He is Associate Dean at the University of Oklahoma’s Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts. Read More

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DR. MIN-JEONG KOH

Praised for her “extreme versatility” and “simply unbeatable beauty of tone” (Berliner Zeitung), Min-Jeong Koh is currently Associate Professor of Violin at University of Oklahoma’s School of Music. Read More

Resident faculty musicians teaching the younger students but available for lessons and coaching for adult participants include Marie Berard, Rohan Gregory, Rachel Handman, Angela Rudden, Paul Widner, and Michael Newnham


QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be above the age of 18

All applicants must submit an audio or video recording
of two contrasting pieces

MINIMUM STRING LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS

Proficiency in 3 octave scales, sight-reading skills,
ensemble experience

Applicants should play at a minimum of a
Royal Conservatory of Music Level 7, or its equivalent

Violin: Nardini concerto in E minor*
Viola: Telemann Concerto in G*
Cello: Vivaldi Sonata in e minor*
Bass: Marcello Sonata*

Submissions should be made online, meeting the minimum
level requirements as outlined above

DATES & FEES

DATES

Tuesday, August 6th - Sunday, August 11th, 2019

TUITION

$450: Includes dinner Tuesday, August 6th, daily music coaching, one private lesson, open reading sessions, performance opportunity & option to join the full camp chorus every evening

HOUSING

Adult participants will have the opportunity to join in the magic and community of making music at MPM; however, adult participants will sleep off-campus and must arrange their own housing. There are many lovely housing options in The County, but they fill up quickly, so it is best to apply soon!

Housing options can be found at Prince Edward County Tourism or Airbnb.