2019 PYPO Summer Music Camps

Strings – Woodwinds – Brass – Percussion

PYPO has a summer camp that is a perfect fit for you!  We have three levels of camps appropriate for students who have only a year of experience up to high school level and beyond!  PYPO approaches all of our levels with care making sure that students are challenged, but not overwhelmed.  This is why we have three individual camps that are targeted torwards students at three different points in their learning of a string, wind, brass, or percussion instruments.

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.  Students will play and rehearse in String Orchestra or Band.  Students will also take part in bucket drumming and a variety of musical and non-musical activites and games.
Cost $120 (Earlybird registration before 6/10/19: $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.  Students will rehearse in String Orchestra or Band and will combine for Full Orchestra. Students will also take part in bucket drumming and a variety of musical and non-musical activites and games.
Cost $285 (Earlybird registration before 6/10/19:  $265)

 

Philharmonic Summer Camp:  Evening camp

The Philharmonic Camp has been canceled for 2019.

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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 6/10:  $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 6/10:  $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

We apologize for any inconvenience, but the Philharmonic Camp has been canceled for 2019. 

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