CAMP DETAILS


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
  • social events!

Because these students work in smaller ensembles, they receive more focused attention and has the room to develop their musical and personal independence!

Time

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Campers are expected to attend evening faculty performances on Wednesday and Friday beginning at 7pm and the final day of camp, campers will perform their final concert beginning at 1:30 pm.

Eligibility

Instruments include:

Strings — violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar
Woodwinds — flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
Brass — trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba

Ages: 12 and up
Any experience level with music (must be able to read music)

Application Requirements

You will need a free Google Account to fill out the forms.

For chamber group placement, please upload or 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, 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 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 6, 2023

Location

Shady Grove Presbyterian Church
5530 Shady Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120-2498

Registration

Total tuition is $150 for either session, or $300 to attend both sessions. Payment in installments can be made if needed; please contact us for further details.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application

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.

Information provided will remain confidential; decisions will be made by the PRIZM Ensemble Board of Directors each spring.

Scholarship Application


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:

PRIZM Ensemble
P.O. Box 771200
Memphis, TN 38187-1361

Questions

If you have any questions, contact:
Christina Lai, Director of Programming and Operations
[email protected]

“Before I came to PRIZM, my school orchestra conductor told me, 'Once you have been through this camp, you will be a totally different musician than you were going in.' As the saying goes, 'You don't believe it until you see it.' There is no other camp like the PRIZM International Music Festival."

-Steven Go, Violin