LSYO SUMMER ORCHESTRAL INSTITUTE

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LSYO SUMMER ORCHESTRAL INSTITUTE 2022

Sunday, July 24 - Friday, July 29

 

We are thrilled to be joined by these world-class clinicians!

Schedule

  • July 24 (St. David's Episcopal Church)

    • 5:30 PM: Check In

    • 5:45 PM: Conduction Workshop with Sarah Marie Hughes for all attending musicians in either session

    • 6:45 PM: Opening concert featuring The Last Stand Quartet 

  • July 29 (Trailside Middle School)

    • 7:00 PM: Final concert (call times TBD)

The LSYO Summer Orchestral Institute brings together world-class performers and young orchestral musicians from across northern Virginia for a week of music making and orchestral study. Separated into two sections, Intermediate Orchestral Program and Advanced Orchestral Program, musicians will work with professional conductors, coaches, and performers to hone their orchestra and ensemble skills.  


This year, our institute will begin with a Conduction workshop for all attending musicians with Sarah Marie Hughes. Watch a video on the development of Conduction by Butch Morris here. We are also honored and excited to welcome The Last Stand Quartet with members of the National Symphony Orchestra to perform for our opening concert and coach our Advanced Orchestral strings.

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Schedule

  • Sunday, July 24, 5:30 PM -7:30 PM: Conduction Workshop and Opening Concert (St. David's Episcopal Church)

  • Monday-Thursday, July 25-29, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Trailside Middle School)

  • Friday, July 29, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (Trailside Middle School)

  • Friday, July 29: Concert call time TBD, concert at 7:00 PM (Trailside Middle School)

Intermediate Orchestral Program

Ashley Driscoll

Conductor

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Young orchestral musicians of all ages with at least two years of ensemble experience are invited to join us for a week of orchestral music exploration and performance. The week revolves around orchestra rehearsal and preparation for a final performance. In addition to the formal rehearsals and sectionals, musicians will have fun ensemble-oriented enrichment classes, and time to socialize with other musicians. During registration, students will upload a video recording of a piece that best demonstrates their level.

 

Sectional Coaches

  • Larisa Marian, violin/viola

  • Stephen Matthie, violin/viola

  • Beth Paquette, winds/brass/percussion

  • Zachary Whitaker, cello

 

Enrichment Instructors

 

  • Ashley Driscoll, Conducting

  • Sarah Marie Hughes, improvisation and music/art

  • Lesole Maine, African Drumming

  • Larisa Marian, string enrichment

  • Zachary Whitaker, string enrichment

Listen to performances from

the 2021 Summer Orchestral Concert

Advanced Orchestral Program

Intermediate Orchestral Program

Advanced Orchestral Program

Schedule

  • Sunday, July 24, 5:30 PM -7:30 PM: Conduction Workshop and Opening Concert (St. David's Episcopal Church)

  • Monday-Thursday, July 25-29 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Trailside Middle School)

  • Friday, July 29: Concert call time TBD, concert at 7:00 PM (Trailside Middle School)

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More advanced orchestral musicians with at least four years of experience in an ensemble are invited to join us for a week-long orchestra intensive. The week revolves around orchestra practice and preparation for a final performance. In addition to the formal rehearsals, musicians will be introduced to the art of conducting as well as jazz. During registration, students will upload a video recording of a piece that best demonstrates their level. In some instances, students may be asked to join the Intermediate Orchestra Program if the conductors feel the student is not ready for the Advanced Program.

Sectional Coaches

 

  • Joel Fuller, violin

  • Mahoko Eguchi, viola

  • Rachel Young, cello

  • Stephen Matthie, violin

  • Stephanie Knutsen, viola

Enrichment Instructors

 

  • Hayden Denesha, conducting

  • Larisa Marian, string enrichment/technique

All students applying to the Institute are required to upload a video of their current solo piece or excerpt. While all students are accepted into the program, this will help with seating placement and programming for the Institute.

Locations

July 24

St. David's Episcopal Church

43600 Russell Branch Parkway, Ashburn VA 20147

July 25 - July 29

Trailside Middle School

20325 Claiborne Parkway

Ashburn VA 20147