Minnesota Sinfonia Youth outreach for 2016
Featured work: Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 Italian

The Minnesota Sinfonia reserves one week of its Summer Concert Series for the annual Youth Outreach Concert. This program provides 40 of the area’s most talented young musicians the opportunity to experience a “week in the life” of a professional musician.

Students participate in a week of intensive orchestra rehearsals, culminating in a joint concert with Minnesota Sinfonia musicians at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.

 
Youth Outreach Details:
  • For advanced music students up to age 19
  • Rehearsals to be held at a venue to be named by May 15
  • The program is free of charge
  • Participants must participate in all rehearsals and the concert
  • Must apply only with a teacher recommendation
  • Limited number of spots so please respond ASAP. First come, first taken
 
Openings for:
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass
  • Flute (limit 3)
  • Clarinet (limit 3)
  • Bassoon (limit 3)
  • Oboe (limit 2)
  • French Horn (limit 4)
  • Timpani (limit 1)
  • Trumpet (limit 3)
 
Schedule:
  • July 18 rehearsal with students and Sinfonia principal strings 7-10pm
  • July 19 rehearsal with students and Sinfonia principal strings 7-10pm
  • July 20 rehearsal with students and full orchestra 7-9:30pm
  • July 21 rehearsal with students and full orchestra 7-9:30pm
  • July 22 Summer Concert Series II: Youth Outreach concert at Lake Harriet at 7:30pm with sound check at 7pm (featuring Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony)
 
Please contact the Sinfonia office for additional details or to apply. To submit a complete application please either enroll on line at:
http://www.mnsinfonia.org/programs/annual-youth-concert
or include the following in your email or US mail to the Sinfonia office:
  • Student’s name
  • Instrument (violinists please list first or second)
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Teacher’s name
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher
  • Teacher’s name and telephone number

 
Music will be available for download on May 15, 2016