Seltzer Studio offers small chamber music classes, recitals, and competition opportunities for students of all levels and abilities.
Why add Chamber Music?
- Exposes students to a wide variety of literature
- Motivates students who have become bored with solo only repertoire
- Advances performance skills
- Encourages creativity
- Develops ensemble skills including group intonation and following or leading other musicians
- Provides new concert performance opportunities
- Cultivates sight reading skills in a supportive environment
-Interested students are grouped with others of similar level into string duos, trios, and quartets.
-Students meet for 10 weekend classes, about 2x a month, from September through February.
-Chamber Repertoire coached includes (but is not limited to) Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Pleyel, Mazas, Wohlfahrt.
-Groups perform at Festival, usually around the end of February each year. (The next FFMC String Festival is February 22-24, 2019)
-Groups preform at a Separate Chamber Music Recital in Spring 2019
-Qualifying Groups compete at FFMC Jr. Conventions (State Competition) in Jacksonville May 3rd-4th 2019
-Chamber music fee includes, 10 professionally coached classes (ranging from 30-60minutes each), recital fee for the spring ensemble recital, FFMC festival fees for the ensemble, gold cup fees for the ensemble and a FFMC Jr. convention (State Competition) entrance fee per student.
-Open to all area Violin, Viola, and Cello students.
Tuition per student is $230 (10 coachings plus all fees)
(If the ensemble does not meet the requirements or decides to forego FFMC Jr. Convention/State Competition a refund of $30 per student will be given in March 2019. The $30 refund will also be given if the student already paid a Jr. Convention fee to another teacher for the current year competition)
Optional: Add 3 more classes to prepare for state competition from March through April for a fee of $56.25 per student. (to be paid in March 2019)
Music will be provided, (for students and FFMC judges) but you must bring a music stand, pencil, and your instrument to rehearsals.
Don’t wait to call to register or for any other questions.
(352)222-0916 or email SeltzerJuliaE@gmail.com
Ms. Julia Seltzer
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Registration For Chamber Music 2018-2019
Registration is currently closed for 2018-2019 (please email Ms. Julia Seltzer with any questions)