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PhoenixPhest Grande

July 30–Aug 3, 2018

Chamber Music Festival

  • If you play an instrument, you’re invited! ALL ages and levels welcome — individuals and preformed groups
  • Program includes daily chamber group coachings, private lessons, electives, Score Study & Rehearsal Process class, scheduled individual practice time
  • Private lesson length is determined by your practice commitment (1 hour practice = 15 minute daily lesson; 2 hours = 30  minute lesson; 3 hours = 60 minute lesson)

Suzuki Institute

  • Violin, viola, cello and bass instruction, all ages & levels
  • Optional half-day program for younger students (9:00am–12:30pm)
  • Choice of electives, including chamber music with Phest faculty

Suzuki Teacher Training

  • SAA-approved short-term training courses
  • Every Child Can with instructor TBA
  • Cello Unit 2 with Melissa Kraut
  • Violin Unit 2 with David Strom
  • Violin Overview, Books 1–4 with Ronda Cole
  • More TBA — please check back soon!

Jazz Camp

A week-long, full-day program for jazz musicians of all ages, levels and instruments. Bring your own combo or let us form one for you. Come work with our dream team! Curriculum includes:

  • Coaching/masterclasses
  • Composition/Arranging class
  • Listening class
  • Theory/jazz history
  • Faculty performance/lecture

Daily schedule

9:00 am Morning meeting & yoga in Alexander Building
9:30–3:30 pm Classes and activities, including scheduled practice time and one-hour lunch break
3:30 pm Student recitals (final concert on Friday)
7:30 pm Faculty concerts (Mon–Thurs)