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Summer Chamber Music Camp

June 20-June 30, 2022

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Summer Chamber Music Camp

Concordia University Irvine is pleased to launch the second Summer Chamber Music Camp in the Borland-Manske Center. Talented young musicians are invited to take part in intensive chamber programs led by distinguished faculty and guest artists. Participants will enhance their knowledge and musical skills while sharing the experience with peers and professional musicians.

Certificates of completion will be issued to all participants.


  • Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon
  • Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
  • Piano
  • Harp
  • Percussion


  • 5th grade and older
  • Open to individuals or pre-formed groups (duets, trios, quartets, etc.)


June 20-June 30, 2022

Monday, June 20th Tuesday, June 21st Wednesday, June 22nd Thursday, June 23rd Friday, June 24th
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
Monday, June 27th Tuesday, June 28th Wednesday, June 29th Thursday, June 30th
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
  • 10am-4pm
  • Tentatively 1pm -8pm
    Final Concert at 6pm

*schedule subject to change.

About the Program

Participants will be assigned to groups and repertoire based on their levels. Each participant is assigned to one or more groups. The most advanced participants might get the opportunity to perform along with coaches. Certificates of completion will be issued to all participants.

Program Features

  • 1 individual private lesson
  • Daily intensive chamber music coaching
  • Master Classes
  • Orchestra work
  • Musicianship Class
    • Intro AP Music Theory for high school students
    • Music Theory class
  • Concerto competition:
    • Repertoire: One movement from a classical era concerto
    • The winner will perform the piece with a faculty ensemble

Special Seminars

  • Music Technology Class (Home Recording 101)
  • Alexander Technique
  • Learning history of chamber music
  • Technique Class for each instrument
  • Key Preparation Strategies for Auditions and Competitions
  • Rhythm class
  • Orchestra 101
    • How to prepare for chamber music and orchestra rehearsals
    • Conductor’s expectation for rehearsals
    • Elements that players need to keep in mind
  • Conducting Technique Class
  • Tips for Aspiring Collaborative Pianists
  • Reed-Making Workshop for bassoon & oboe

Final Concert

All groups are featured in the final concert on the last day of the camp (This concert will take place live and/or virtually).

Thursday, June 30th at 6:00 pm


Video recording required to register. Submit video recording(s) of one or two pieces that demonstrate your highest level of musical achievement, uploaded to YouTube (unlisted) or other similar easily accessible video sharing websites.

Deadline: March 20th, 2022 (Extended)
Tuition: $1,300*
Lunch Package: $110 (optional)
Room and Board (for students from out of state and countries): $630
Residence Halls | Virtual Tour
*Students under 18 years old who need room and board, must be accompanied by a guardian or chaperon.
Refund Policy: No tuition will be refunded except for unavoidable emergencies subject to review by the Institute Administration.

*Performance-based merit scholarships will be awarded to exceptional musicians
*Parents, If your child is under age 13, you might be eligible to apply for Dependent Care FSA to reimburse the tuition for the camp.
*Non-paid Internship available for high school students

Register Now 2022 Brochure

Contact Us

For more information about the Summer Chamber Music Camp, please feel free to contact us directly.

HyeJung Shin

Dr. HyeJung Shin
(949) 214 - 3419
[email protected]

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