String Orchestra Camps

Young string students will experience the excitement of playing in an orchestra, make new friends, grow musically, and have fun!

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String CampBudding young string students can play in a fun string orchestra day camp where they’ll experience the excitement of playing in an orchestra, make new friends, grow musically, and have fun! Rehearsals, sectionals with professional coaches, fun social opportunities, field trips, and special music activities create a well-rounded musical experience.

  • Open to any violin, viola, cello, or bass students ages 8 – 13 who have approximately two years’ playing and reading experience – no audition!
  • Work daily with GTCYS conductor Mary Sorlie, outstanding professional coaches, and student mentors
  • Daily field trips to Minnesota Public Radio studios, Schubert Club instrument museum, the Ordway, and more!
  • Perform a free concert at Creative Arts High School, St. Paul
  • Snacks provided; students bring their own lunch

Schedule: Option 1

  • Daily sessions: June 24 – 28, 2019, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Rehearsal Location: Landmark Center, 75 5th Street, St. Paul, MN 55102
  • Concert: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 12:30pm
  • Concert Location: Creative Arts High School, 65 E Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55101

Schedule: Option 2

  • Daily sessions: July 8 – 12, 2019, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Rehearsal Location: Landmark Center, 75 5th Street, St. Paul, MN 55102
  • Concert: Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:30pm
  • Concert Location: Creative Arts High School, 65 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101

Registration & Tuition

  • $430 tuition plus $20 registration fee
  • Each camp is capped at 50 students. Register early: $20 discount for students who register before May 30!
  • Families with more than one child enrolled receive a $40 discount for each student after the first student enrolled. Increasing access to our programs is a top priority: Need-based scholarships available
  • Registration for the 2019 String Orchestra Camp is now open.

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