WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY
ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL

February 29, 2020

The first of the West Chester University Symphony Orchestra’s annual Orchestra Festivals will take place on February 29, 2020. This year’s festival is for high school string players (grades 9-12). For just $25 per participant, students will rehearse with the West Chester University Orchestra (WCUSO) and our guest international artist, Elena Urioste, participate in/perform in master classes with our stellar string faculty and guest violinist, and perform a concert with the WCUSO and Elena Urioste. Lunch and dinner are provided at no extra cost. For further details and to sign up for this festival, click on the following links. The application deadline is 9:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020.

FESTIVAL
DETAILS

Festival Schedule

Orchestra Festival Schedule

Morning events take place in Swope Music Building

8:00-8:50 AM: Registration (donuts, coffee, tea, water)

9:00-10:30 AM: Full Rehearsal (WCUSO and high school students): Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, Mvt. 5 (“Fandango asturiano”)

10:30-10:50: Break

10:50-12:30: High school master classes with WCU string faculty (students selected through video auditions)

12:30-1:30: Pizza lunch

1:30-3:15: Master class with Elena Urioste

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-4:15: Master class with Elena Urioste: “Launching a Career in Music”

4:30-5:45: Full Rehearsal: Beethoven Romances with Elena Urioste

5:45-7:00: Dinner

7:30-8:30: Concert in Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building

Concert Repertoire:

  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol (selected Mvts. performed by the WCUSO)
  • Beethoven, Romance Op. 50: High school strings with WCUSO and Elena Urioste
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: High school and WCUSO strings Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Beethoven, Romance Op. 40: High school strings with WCUSO and Elena Urioste
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, Mvt. 5: High school strings with the WCUSO

Application

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FESTIVAL
CLINICIANS

Caminiti

Joseph Caminiti
Festival Director

Linares

Adriana Linares
Viola

Morales

Jesús Morales
Cello

Peter Paulsen

Peter Paulsen
Double Bass

Rubio

Carlos Rubio
Violn

Urioste

Elena Urioste
Guest International Artist

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