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

The 2022 Summer Music Camp for young string players will take place this coming July. Open to all string players ages 7-18. Students will attend daily orchestra rehearsals under YAO Music Director, Yunior Lopez, work alongside professional musicians & mentors, perform in masterclasses, and take part in seminars covering audition preparation and practice. Students may attend one or both sessions from July 18 – 22 and/or  July 25 – 29 with daily classes from 9am – 12pm. Hosted in Maryland Square at 3661 S. Maryland Parkway next to the Adelson Clinic, across the Boulevard Mall.

Student level requirements: YAO recommends that students have at least 1-2 years of playing experience to participate in the camp. Please contact YAO for more information: yaorchestra@gmail.com

The faculty for the 2021 camp includes staff from the Young Artists Orchestra program: Yuri Cho and Susan Kim (violins), Yunior Lopez and Omar Shelly (violas), Andy Smith and Moonlight Tran (cellos), and Brycen Ingersoll (double bass). Additional guest artists and events to be announced.

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


Summer Music Camp Tuition is $250/week or $400 for both weeks. Financial aid and scholarships are available!

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

 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 13 (week 1) / July 20 (week 2)


Summer Music Camp
Please note: students are recommended to have at least 1 year of study for this camp.
*Students participating in both sessions will receive more scholarships where available.
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

-You may choose to pay in full below. Payments must be processed before the first day of camp.

-Financial aid is available at first-come-first-serve.

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

Application Fee for 1 Week Session $250:

Application Fee for 2 Week Session $400: