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Monday, July 30 to Friday, August 3, 2018

Howard County- Glenelg Country School

Monday, August 6 to Friday, August 10, 2018

Towson- Peabody Towson Branch

For string players ages 6 and up currently playing in Suzuki Books 1-5

Allegro Strings at Peabody provides a week of intensive music and enrichment classes. Group classes provide the opportunity to refine ensemble skills, perform for others, review and polish known songs, and learn new songs outside of the Suzuki repertoire. The Suzuki Book 4-5 group will also be sent repertoire from outside the Suzuki books to practice before camp and polish in class. Enrichment classes include such topics as dance, art, and world instruments and are designed to enhance the creative spirit of the program. A bucket band class exposes children to a hands on rhythm training and further enhances ensemble skills.

Orchestra experience includes pieces for students in Suzuki Books 1-5. Full orchestra and sectional rehearsals are held throughout the week. Group classes and the orchestra will perform a final concert in the Towson auditorium on Friday, the last day of the program for both weeks, at 3:00 pm.

Sample Daily Schedule

9:00-9:30 am         Morning games and songs
9:30-11:30 am        Violin, viola, and cello classes
11:30-12:00 pm      Lunch
12:00-3:00 pm       Enrichment classes (3)
3:00-5:00 pm         Orchestra

Variation I

Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Combines the partial day options described below for a full day of musical learning and fun.
2018 Tuition: $555 prior to deadline

Variation II

Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Partial day program offers violin, viola and cello groups which meet for two hours daily to play Suzuki repertoire, reinforce technical skills, and refine ensemble performance ability. After lunch break, students will attend enrichment classes. Students will perform selected pieces on the last day of camp for the final concert.
2018 Tuition: $505 prior to deadline

Variation III

Monday-Friday, 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Partial day afternoon program begins with enrichment classes. Orchestra meets for full rehearsals, sectionals, and ensemble activities daily. Students must be able to read music at the Book 1 level to participate. No audition is required.
2018 Tuition: $480 prior to deadline

Registration

Registration/Application for Allegro Strings is a two-step process.

Step One: Apply

Early registration is encouraged. Late applications will only be considered if space is available.

Application deadline: June 1, 2018 (applications/registrations received after deadline will automatically be charged the after deadline tuition rate).

Step Two: Register

Once your application is received, a reminder email will be sent to inform students to also register and pay tuition for Allegro Strings.