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Prelude Chamber Music Concert II: Festival of Strings Finale

Wednesday, Jun 17

Student concert recital with Vega Quartet performances: After 10-days of chamber music workshops and master classes, Prelude Chamber Music Intensive students will showcase their hard work and enjoy the lime light with the award-winning Vega Quartet.

Free Public Concert at 7 pm in Sanctuary of Riverside Presbyterian Church

Doors open at 6:30 pm for seating.

Dessert reception follows the performance, provided by Let Them Eat Cake

849 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

PreludeChamberMusic.org, 388-5738

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Posted on Jun 16, 2015 in

Vega String Quartet Concert

Vega Quartet in Concert at Prelude Chamber Music Festival

Bringing their contemporary style and silken sound to the stage with dazzling virtuosity, the Vega Quartet will perform June 16 & 17 in Jacksonville. The string ensemble’s recent major projects include the complete cycle of Beethoven Quartets, a Bach–Bartók cycle, and the commissions and premieres of works by numerous leading composers. The prize-winning quartet has performed at major venues throughout North America, Europe and Asia for over a decade and frequents numerous music festivals including Aspen, Brevard, Highlands-Cashiers, Kingston, Mostly Mozart, Rockport, and SummerFest La Jolla among others.

FREE and Open to the Public, Tuesday, June 16th, 7pm at Riverside Presbyterian Church in the Sanctuary

Vega String Quartet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 16

Prelude Chamber Music, Inc., a local non-profit focused on fostering string music education for all, brings the Vega Quartet to town.

Free Public Concert at 7 pm in the Sanctuary of Riverside Presbyterian Church

Doors open at 6:30 pm for seating.

Dessert Reception Provided by Let Them Eat Cake

849 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

PreludeChamberMusic.org, 388-5738

 

 

 

 

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Posted on Jun 8, 2015 in

Prelude Chamber Music Camp/Festival Weeks

Beginning to Master String Musicians of All Ages (Kindergarten through 12th grade, college and adults) come together for Summer Camp and Festival to play chamber music in small ensembles under the tutelage of some of the finest professional string musicians in Northeast Florida. Most of the instructors are also members of the Jacksonville Symphony. The 5-10 day camp and festival (depending on the program), runs June 8-17.

The first week, June 8-12th, will offer 3 independent programs for Primary (Beginners and younger ages), Prelude (Intermediate to Advanced) and Intensive (Advanced to Master Class). Students will play in concerts over the weekend. Students in the Intensive Program will continue into the second week, June 15-17, working to further advance their skills and participate in workshops and master classes with the award-winning Vega Quartet. The Vega Quartet and the Intensive Program students will perform in a couple concerts in the evenings on June 16 and 17.

To participate as a musician in the camp and festival, sign up by April 4th and complete placement auditions on April 11th. Auditions are held to hear and organize the musicians and place ensembles, keeping the appropriate levels of playing and challenges in sync with the respective program’s objectives. All are accepted who register and audition. If one cannot afford the tuition for the recommended track/program, financial assistance is made possible by our donors so that everyone has the opportunity to share in one of Jacksonville’s best kept secret’s. Registration forms and financial assistance request forms are both available at PreludeChamberMusic.org.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

 

Prelude Chamber Music Summer Festival

Registration EventsSign Up for music camp

 Saturday, Apr 4 (Music Camp/Workshops Registration Deadline)

Bringing you the Vega Quartet and a series of student string concerts, Prelude Chamber Music, Inc., will present a new generation of passionate chamber music lovers and provide 10 days of chamber music summer education from beginner workshops to master classes. Concerts and workshops will be June 8-17. Register by April 4th to participate.

Saturday, Apr 11 (Placement audition)

Auditions held for all ages and levels (for Placement Only) for Prelude Chamber Music Camp and Master Classes. Everyone is accepted, and students need to audition to determine placement for summer ensembles and program enrollment.

 

Prelude Chamber Music Summer Workshops and Festival

Monday – Friday, Jun 8 – 12

Prelude Chamber Music Summer Camp Days – The area’s finest chamber and symphony musicians will instruct the 14th Annual Prelude Chamber Music workshops and provide performance coaching, for musicians in grades K-12 and Adults. Includes development and experiences for beginning to master class level musicians.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m., operated by Prelude Chamber Music and held at Riverside Park United Methodist Church located at 819 Park Street, Jacksonville, 32204 

Saturday, Jun 13

Prelude Chamber Music Concert Recital (free and open to the public).

Live student performances of all ages from primary to intensive.

11:30 a.m., held in the sanctuary of 819 Park Street, Jacksonville, 32204

Sunday, Jun 14

Prelude Chamber Music Festival Father’s Day Concert held at Fleet Landing Retirement Center (open to residents and guests).

Monday – Wednesday, Jun 15-17

Prelude Chamber Music Summer Strings Workshops & Festival Days continue with the focus on advanced workshops and performance refinement for the Intensive Program students, plus master class workshops with the Vega Quartet and several of the area’s finest professional musicians and instructors.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m., operated by Prelude Chamber Music and held at Riverside Presbyterian Church located at 849 Park Street, Jacksonville, 32204

 

Vega Quartet in Concert at Prelude Chamber Music FestivalVega String Quartet

Bringing their contemporary style and silken sound to the stage with dazzling virtuosity, the Vega Quartet will perform June 16 & 17 in Jacksonville. The string ensemble’s recent major projects include the complete cycle of Beethoven Quartets, a Bach–Bartók cycle, and the commissions and premieres of works by numerous leading composers. The prize-winning quartet has performed at major venues throughout North America, Europe and Asia for over a decade and frequents numerous music festivals including Aspen, Brevard, Highlands-Cashiers, Kingston, Mostly Mozart, Rockport, and SummerFest La Jolla among others. 

Tuesday, Jun 16

Prelude Chamber Music, Inc., a local non-profit focused on fostering string music education for all, brings the Vega Quartet to town.

Free Public Concert

849 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Wednesday, Jun 17

Student concert recital with Vega Quartet performances: After a 10-days of chamber music workshops and master classes, Prelude Chamber Music Intensive students will showcase their hard work and enjoy the lime light with the award-winning Vega Quartet.

Free Public Concert

849 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

 

Riverside, PreludeChamberMusic.org, 388-5738

Prelude Chamber Music, Inc., a local non-profit founded in 2001 by several members of the Jacksonville Symphony, helps inspire and foster the development needs of string musicians, making way for students of all ages and aptitude to access and grow new skills in a shared experience with professionals, often filling the gaps between orchestra and private lessons, and teaching the art of instrument voicing and chamber music performance. Financial assistance for the summer programs is available for students who qualify.

 

 

 

 

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