Grades 1-5, NYSSMA Level 3+ or the equivalent. Students must read music. Open to strings only.
Audition Requirements: Applicants will be asked to submit a short video of their playing to ensure best possible group placement. (see below on how to apply)
This early-start program for young string students provides the perfect introduction to playing in a chamber ensemble. Students of compatible ages and abilities will be placed in string trios or quartets and will meet for weekly one-hour coaching sessions scheduled at a time mutually agreeable among ensemble members and the coach. Ensembles in the Prelude Program are provided many performance opportunities throughout the year with masterclasses and concerts at Hochstein and in the community.
FEE: $20 registration fee; $648* yearly tuition payable in quarterly installments of $162 each. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, yearly tuition is $540 payable in quarterly installments of $135. (Fees are as of Fall 2023.
If you have questions about Hochstein's Chamber Music Connection program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 585.454.4596. Thank you!
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