The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra and El Paso Symphony Orchestra announced Monday the launch of “MUSE,” a week-long virtual summer music program taught by the principal players and musicians of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra family.
The program will include EPSO Concertmaster Shannon Fitzhenry; Amalia Zeitlin, Principal 2nd Violin; Ian Narlock, EPSO Principal Bass; Cara Luffey, EPSO Principal Bassoon; Richard Lambrecht, EPSO Principal Horn; Leo Valenzuela, EPSO Principal Percussion; Joy Zalkind, EPSO 2nd Flute plus 9 other professional musicians.
Cost is $40 for the week-long camp and is free of charge to members of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra and Orquesta Nueva Escuela Mexico (ONEM Cd. Juarez.)
The camp is open to everyone, recommended ages 10 and up. The camp runs from Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17 9:00am to 5:00pm from the comfort of home.
Students will improve their musicianship; gain improvisation, recording, and active listening skills; while building social connections with fellow students in virtual group sessions, classes, faculty recitals and masterclasses.
The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra is a division of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra. MUSE is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
To register or for more information about MUSE, click here.
MUSE students will learn the following and much more:
- Leadership skills
- Develop musical and social maturity
- Confidence in performing
- Commitment and dedication to continue practicing every day
- Self-discipline, concentration, and good time management
- Openness to feedback
For any questions or concerns, (915) 525-8978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.