What will participants do?Participants will receive:
- tailored chamber music coachings
- chamber music performance opportunities with peers and with professional musicians
- studio classes with the faculty that focus on technique and performance
- rehearsal techniques and entrepreneurship workshops
Time8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Campers are expected to attend evening faculty performances on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning at 7pm.
First Saturday, campers will perform their concert beginning at 1:30 pm. Second Saturday, campers will perform at 7PM.
Late pick-up ends at 4:00PM.
- 8:30: Check In
- 9:00: Chamber music group rehearsal and coachings
- 10:05: Workshop
- 11:05: Break
- 11:20: Studio Class
- 12:20: Lunch
- 1:20: Large Ensemble
- 2:25: Chamber music group rehearsal and coachings
- 3:30: Check out
Strings — violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar
Woodwinds — flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
Brass — trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba
Ages: 12 and up
Have at least one year of music studies (must be able to read music)
Application RequirementsFor chamber group placement, please be ready to attach a URL Link of a performance recording up to 10 minutes.
- You can use any type of equipment, including phones.
- If you are attaching a link, you can use YouTube, DropBox, Apple iCloud or Google Drive and make sure the permission is set to allow viewing for anyone with the link..
Each camp participant will be placed in two chamber groups based on their placement
performance. Parents will be notified about repertoire before the camp.
If camp participants would like the opportunity to perform with the faculty, please prepare 2 contrasting movements from a solo piece (sonata, concerto, suite, etc.) or 2 etudes of contrasting styles (one technical, one lyrical).
If you want to play with a friend, please include their name in your application.
If you have a pre-formed group and all members are attending the festival, you may perform together as a group. We will make sure that those who have requested to be in a pre-formed group are placed accordingly.
Click here for Application
Application Deadline: May 10, 2024
LocationShady Grove Presbyterian Church
5530 Shady Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120-2498
Total tuition is $200 for either session, or $400 to attend both sessions. Payment in installments can be made if needed; please contact us for further details.
PRIZM Ensemble offers scholarships for students to attend Camp; funds are provided to assist
families who demonstrate a financial need. Decisions will be based primarily upon financial need,
with consideration also given to past and current participation in the community, and future
leadership potential. Scholarship Application
Information provided will remain confidential; decisions will be made by the PRIZM Ensemble Board of Directors each spring.
To complete the form, you must upload a copy (pdf, jpg, gif or png file, maximum size 1 MB) of the parents/guardians' most recent 1040 Tax Form (forms will be shredded), or send a copy to:
P.O. Box 771200
Memphis, TN 38187-1361
QuestionsIf you have any questions, contact:
Christina Lai, Director of Programming and Operations