Chamber Music Series 2022-23

Chamber Music Series 2022-23 Announcement

We are glad to announce the schedule of Chamber Music Series as follows. This series is open to the 2022 Summer Concert participants and designed to provide more intimate chances to showcase our talented young musicians.

How to Register?

  • Click here for Registration Google Form
  • The deadline to register: Sept 1, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Pacific Time)

Schedule

Sun.  Oct. 2,  2022Chamber Music Series I Fall Recital
-Thayer Concert Hall at Colburn School
-Address: 200 S Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012
-2:00 PM Rehearsal & 4:00 PM 5:00 PM Concert (updated)
-Free admission but required the event RSVP Google Form to reserve a seat

Three Intensive Rehearsals
-Sun. Sept. 11, 18, & 25
-4:00-6:00 PM
-Pasadena Christian School; Orchestra Room in the 2nd floor of the auditorium (Address: 1492 N Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104)
Tues. Dec. 27, 2022Chamber Music Series II Visiting Concert at a Convalescent Hospital
-Venue: The Heights of Summerlin, Las Vegas
-Address: 10550 Park Run Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89144
-2:00 PM Rehearsal & 4:00 PM Concert
-Website: https://www.theheightsofsummerlin.com/
-Volunteer service hours will be awarded

Three Intensive Rehearsals: Holliston UMC in Pasadena
-Fri. Dec. 23 at 1:00-3:00 PM or 3:00-5:00 PM; either in-person or online
-Sat. Dec. 24 at 9:00-11:00 AM or 11:00 AM -1:00 PM; either in-person or online
-Sun. Dec. 25 at 2:00-4:00 PM online only

Sun. March 12, 2023Chamber Music Series III Spring Recital
-Venue: Thayer Concert Hall at Colburn School
-Address: 200 S Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012
-2:00 PM Rehearsal & 4:00 PM 5:00 PM Concert (updated)

Three Intensive Rehearsals
-Sun. March 5, 2023 at either 4-6 PM or 7-9 PM at Holliston UMC (Address: 1305 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106)
-Fri. March 10, 2023 at 7-9 PM at Pasadena Christian School (Address: 1492 N Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104)
-Sat. March 11, 2023 at 3-6 PM at First Baptist Church of Los Angeles (Address: 760 S Westmoreland Ave. LA, CA 90005)

Notes:

If any part of this timeline has conflicts with your school/community orchestra/choir concerts, exams, competitions, camps, workshops, family events, or any other engagements, please contact us.

FAQ

Qualification & registration

Q: I am a participant of the Summer Concert 2022. May I participate in this series?

A: Yes! If you are a finalist who completed all the intensive rehearsals and concert either online or in-person for this past Summer Concert, you are eligible to participate.

Q: Do I need to audition for this series?

A: No! All the returning students are eligible to participate without an additional audition.

Q: Do you accept a new student for this series?

A: Yes! New students need to take the online audition process. As the space is limited, the priority will go first to the returning students.

Q: Can I register for all three series?

A: Yes! It is highly recommended unless you have time conflicts with your school/community orchestra/choir concerts, exams, competitions, camps, workshops, family events, or any other engagements

Q: In case of schedule conflicts, can a student participate in one of the three chamber series?

A: Yes!

Q: Even if a student applies for one series, s/he may not get in because the space is limited. Is this correct?

A: Yes, that is correct, but you can secure a space if you register as early as possible. Now the spaces are available. If they are full, we plan to announce the closure.

Q: How do you select the soloists?

A: The Concert Committee selects the soloists for each series based on participants’ this past summer concert audition results, experiences, engagements, and current school grade level etc.. The notification is sent personally by email after the deadline as of September 1, 2022.

Size of Chamber Ensemble

Q: What does a chamber music series orchestra look like?

A: It is a small or medium size ensemble which consists of 12 to 25 players.

Rehearsal

Q: Do I need to attend both rehearsals for 4:00-6:00 PM & 7:00-9:00 PM?

A: It depends on the number of the participants. If there are many participants, two or more groups of the chamber ensembles will be formed and their rehearsal time slots will be arranged.

Q: Are the rehearsals in-person or online?

A: We will offer both in-person & online rehearsal options so that the participants can be flexible to go smoothly along with their other schedules.

Cost

Q: What cost is involved?

A: There will be a registration fee. Each registration fee is $250 for Chamber Music Series 1, $200 for Chamber Music Series 2, & $250 for Chamber Music Series 3. Your registration fee and our fund from the grant will cover all the concert expenses.

Q: Do we need to purchase concert tickets?

A: No! The concert will be a free admission event but you need to RSVP via Google Forms when we send out.

Q: Do you accept donations for this series?

A: No! We accept donations for Summer Concert only.

Commute

Q: I live in San Diego and it may be difficult to attend all the rehearsals due to the commuting issues. Am I alright to attend the online rehearsals?

A: Yes, that would be fine. Please plan to attend a minimum of one in-person rehearsal out of three rehearsals.

COVID-19 Safety Requirements

Q: Are we required to show proof of full vaccination for Chamber Music Series?

A: No! The policy was updated. The concert venues no longer require vaccinations for performers or audience members. Masks will still be required for audience members and recommended for performers. We will keep you up to date regarding the safety requirements.

More questions? Please email us at layouthphil@gmail.com