Colorado Music Festival Youth Musician Seminar

ONLINE | July 20–24, 2020 | $200

This special week-long online seminar for advanced high school musicians and older offers the rare opportunity to learn from Colorado Music Festival Music Director Peter Oundjian, Harumi Rhodes of the Takács Quartet, guest composer Wang Jie, and musicians of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra. Register for the full week for $200 or individual daily sessions for $50 each. Each session will be moderated by Emily Bowman, Artistic Director of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra.

SPECIAL OFFER: save $50 on the week-long seminar. Register by 11:59 pm (Mountain time) on Friday, June 19, and use code 50OFF. Discount is only available for the full week, not for individual sessions.

July 20 – Imagining the Orchestra of the Future

Day 1 of the seminar includes a preview of the coming week and a presentation/discussion on Imagining the Orchestra of the Future led by seminar coordinator Emily Bowman.

July 21 – Meet Violinist Harumi Rhodes of the Takács Quartet

Meet Harumi Rhodes, violinist of the internationally-renowned Takács Quartet and learn about life as a professional violinist in one of the world’s premier string quartets.

July 22 – Careers in Music

Violinist Margaret Soper Gutierrez and Colorado Music Festival Principal Trumpet Jeffrey Work share their stories of the journey of their careers in music, audition advice, and specific feedback on orchestral excerpts.

July 23 – Meet Composer Wang Jie

Engage, explore, and play with composer Wang Jie. Jie has written works for orchestra, opera, large and small ensembles, electronic media, and soloists.

July 24 – Meet Music Director Peter Oundjian

Join us for this rare opportunity to hear from Peter Oundjian, Music Director of the Colorado Music Festival and one of the world’s leading conductors, about his career as a chamber musician, his experience as music director of leading orchestras, and the art of conducting. Interactive session includes Q&A. Maestro Oundjian is the former first violinist of the Tokyo String Quartet and former Music Director of the Toronto Symphony and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.