Colorado Music Festival Chamber Music Intensive

IN PERSON | Advanced Youth Musicians | July 18–22, 2022 | 9 am-5 pm Daily | $495

This week-long intensive for serious youth musicians (strings, woodwinds, and pianists) provides a unique opportunity to spend a week immersed in chamber music.

Selected students will have a rare chance to interact with Colorado Music Festival guest musicians and attend a Festival Orchestra rehearsal. Each daily session will include coaching by Center faculty and other professional players, as well as chamber rehearsals (ensemble and orchestra). Daily special topics include Wellness for Musicians and more.

Here’s what you can look forward to every day: 

  • Small ensemble and string chamber orchestra rehearsals 
  • Coaching and instruction from Center faculty and CMF musicians
  • Wellness for Musicians to help you play mindfully, avoid injury, and more

Emily Bowman

Program Director

Emily Anne Bowman is an active educator and performer who enjoys developing the skill and joy of music-making with young players! Ms. Bowman teaches strings grades 3-12 at Shining Mountain Waldorf School and teaches viola, violin, and fiddle with Boulder Suzuki Strings.

In addition to her active teaching schedule, Ms. Bowman performs regularly with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. Ms. Bowman also performs with the Seicento Baroque Ensemble, the Free Range String Quartet, and joins folk Americana group The Bowmans whenever she can.

Ms. Bowman received her formal classical training from the New World School of the Arts and the University of Colorado College of Music. Ms. Bowman graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Viola Performance and was the recipient of the Gabor Ormai Viola Award. Ms. Bowman has twice been awarded the Exemplary Private Teacher Award by the American Strings Teachers Colorado chapter. Ms. Bowman has presented at state and national music education conferences. In addition to making music, Ms. Bowman delights in eating and spending time outdoors.