2020 Young Artist Program

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Program Overview

The FCMF Young Artist Program is a three-day chamber music festival/composition seminar held in Boulder, CO. The Young Artist Program is designed to bring together Internationally-Acclaimed Artists and local young artists to collaborate through a series of coachings, masterclasses, workshops, and side-by-side readings. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY.

Eligibility

Open to Students - High School, Middle School, and recently graduated from High School, for the following categories:

  • Violin

  • Viola

  • Cello

  • Piano

Details

The three-day intensive collaborative chamber music/composition workshop will include the following activities:

  • Chamber Groups

    • Instrumentalists will be put into chamber groups (string and piano trios, quartets, quintets) based on age, level, and experience

  • Coachings and Masterclasses

    • Instruction from artists of the highest caliber from around the world (including Europe and Asia)

    • Opportunities to perform for peers in a masterclass setting

  • Workshops

    • Learn how to rehearse effectively

    • Learn about the important priorities and tools for collaborative playing

  • Side-by-Side Reading Sessions

    • Read and work on classical masterpieces with the FCMF Artist/Faculty​

  • Performance Opportunity

    • All groups perform​ in the Final Concert (June 10, time TBD)

  • Free Tickets to ALL of the FCMF Artist Concerts

    • Three core concerts​

    • Family discounts

Application Information

  • Individual Instrumentalists - Must submit an audio or video along with their application for admission. The Audition recording should include at least ONE piece of the applicant’s choice, representing their musical strengths and abilities. 

  • Pre-Formed Ensembles (Piano trio or String Quartet) - Must submit an audio or video along with their application for admission. The Audition recording should include at least ONE movement from a major work.

  • Application Deadline is May 1st, 2020. Application fee - $25

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