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The Dr. Shirley Linzy Young Artists Orchestra of Las Vegas | Yunior Lopez, Founder

This summer the YAO is hosting a chamber music camp for young musicians. The camp will allow 3-5 students at a time to work and perform alongside a YAO Faculty member or visiting artist. Students will attend daily rehearsals at the YAO Space and will also meet online with their respective mentoring artist.

Participants will be subject to all safety protocols including social distancing (6 ft), wearing masks, and entry temperature checks. The facility will go through intense cleaning and sanitation each day. Only 3-5 students will be allowed in the room at a time and students will remain 6 ft apart throughout their respective rehearsals and performance.

The program is open to all string players up to ages 10-22. Wind/brass students may apply, but participation is subject to instrumentation. Pre-formed groups are welcome.

Students may attend session 1 from July 13 – 17 and/or session 2 from July 20 – 24. Each group will be meet and work their Mentor Artist for up to 2 hours per day (times will be scheduled between 9 am – 5pm). Some classes will be held online. All rehearsals will be hosted at the YAO Space in Maryland Square at 3661 S. Maryland Parkway next to the Adelson Clinic.

The faculty for the 2020 camp includes renowned staff from the Young Artists Orchestra program: Yuri Cho and Susan Kim (violins), Yunior Lopez and Kerry Bennett (violas), Andy Smith and Moonlight Tran (cellos), Brycen Ingersoll (double bass). Additional guest artists and events to be announced.

Meet the Faculty: https://lvyao.org/summer-faculty

Summer Chamber Music Tuition is $150/week or $250 for both weeks

*Scholarships and financial aid is available at first-come-first-serve basis. Tuition fees are non-refundable.

 Sign-Up Deadline: July 8, 2020

Summer Chamber Music
Please note: students are recommended to have at least 2 years of study for the chamber music camp.
*Students participating in both sessions will receive more scholarships where available.
Students can request specific time blocks, which work for their schedules. We cannot guarantee that we will honor the request.
*We cannot guarantee that you will be placed in a group with your friend, but we will do our best.
Please explain current financial hardship and/or what is affordable for your particular situation. We cannot honor all requests, but do our best to offer an affordable and memorable experience to all our students.
We recommend you upload a 1-3 minute excerpt of your playing to YouTube and send us the link. You may also email in a video to YAOrchestra@gmail.com. The video will help us in placements within the orchestra and/or chamber groups.

*Please submit your application above before continuing below

-Financial aid is available at first-come-first-serve and payment plans are available.

-You may choose to pay in full below. You may also pay your tuition at the first day of camp.

Candidates who wish to apply for financial aid can write a letter and explain current hardship. You can also supply a copy of your latest tax filing to help your application. Please send all letters/inquires to our email at YAOrchestra@gmail.com

Tuition for 1 Week Session $150:

Tuition for 2 Week Session $250: