2019 PYPO Summer Music Camps

Strings – Woodwinds – Brass – Percussion

PYPO will be offering THREE levels of Camps this summer!

PYPO 2019 Summer Camps

2019 PYPO Summer Camps

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Overture Strings and Overture Band Camps:  Half Day camp

June 24-28, 2019 – 9:00am-11:30am
Concert: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00pm (on Friday, 6/28, students stay from 9 until the concert)

For developing level String, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussionists in their 2nd or 3rd year of playing.
Cost $120 (Earlybird registration before 6/1/19: $95)

 

Prelude Strings and Prelude Band Camps:  Full Day camp

June 24-28, 2019 – 9:00am – 3:30pm
Concert: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00pm

For intermediate level Strings, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussionists in their 4th+ year of playing.
Cost $285 (Earlybird registration before 6/1/19:  $265)

 

Philharmonic Summer Camp:  Evening camp

Rehearsals 6/18, 6/20, 6/26, 7/1, 7/9, 7/11 from 7:00-9:00pm
Two evening concerts: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Avonworth Community Park and Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Peter’s Township Park

For advanced High School level camp for students with 5+ years experience.
Cost $175 (Earlybird registration before June 1: $125)

Overture Camp - Developing

Overture Camp

Half-Day Camp
June 24 – 28, 2019  –  9:00-11:30am

Level: Developing String students and Band students in their 2nd and 3rd year of playing.

Directed by: Overture Strings – Erika Pierce, Overture Band – Jeff Knell

Camp:  June 24-28, 2019   9:00am – 11:30pm

Location: Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Rd, Pgh, PA  15220

Concert: 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 28, 2019

Cost: $120  (Earlybird Registration before 6/1:  $95)

The Overture Strings Camp and Overture Band Camp is designed for string or wind, brass and percussion players who can read music and are in their 2nd or 3rd year of playing. Two ensemble allows students to learn more about instrument technique and ensemble playing while working in a string orchestra or band setting. Students play classical, traditional and contemporary music. Students will also have recreational and musical games as part of their camp experience.

Prelude Camp - Intermediate

Prelude Camp

Full Day Camp
June 24 – 28, 2019  –  9:00am -3:30pm

Level: Intermediate String and Band students in their 4+ year of playing

Directed by:  Erika Pierce, Russ Pedersen, Jeff Knell and Percussion – Stephen Flory

Rehearsals: 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Location: Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Rd, Pgh, PA  15220

Concert: 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 28, 2019

Cost: $285   (Earlybird Registration before 6/1:  $265)

The Prelude Ensemble Camp allows musicians whose skills are still maturing to gain experience with their string, wind, brass, or percussion instruments and to work on more challenging music, techniques and orchestral skills. This camp is designed for students who are in their 3rd year of in-struction or higher. Rehearsals are in held in string or band ensembles as well as full orchestra.

Philharmonic Camp - Advanced

Philharmonic Camp

Evening Camp
6 rehearsals in June/July and 2 Concerts

Level: Advanced High School – Students in their 5+ year of playing or above (See below for requirements)

Directed by: Dr. Roger Tabler

Rehearsals:  Rehearsals 6/18, 6/20, 6/26, 7/1, 7/9, 7/11 from 7:00-9:00pm

Rehearsal Location: Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Rd, Pgh, PA  15220

2 Evening Concerts: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Avonworth Community Park and Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Peters Township Park

Cost: $175 (Earlybird registration before June 1: $125)

The PYPO Full Orchestra Camp is our most advanced camp, demanding exceptional technical facility and music reading ability.  The literature is challenging material requiring independent playing.

This camp is designed for:
-Students already in PYPO’s Philharmonic Orchestra for 2019-20, for
-High School Strings and Percussion- no audition required.
-Woodwinds and Brass players who are not part of PYPO, will need to submit a video recording of your playing for acceptance into this camp.

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