Summer Chamber Music Programs

at The Unquowa School
981 Stratfield Road, Fairfield Connecticut

March 24th and 25th
Amici Ensembles - April 15th 
2018 Amici Ensembles

​August 12th - August 18th     $525

Advanced  ages 14-22
Exhilarating 1-week Chamber Music Boot Camp.  Take a piece to performance-ready in one week!

High School and College Students

Social Sunday 2:00-4:00pm (Sunday Aug 12th)
Orientation 8:30am (Monday Aug 13th)
Program Activities 8:45am - 3:00pm (Mon - Fri)
Concert 4:00pm (Saturday Aug 18th)

2018 Session 1 and 2

​Session 1: July 16th - July 27th     $950
Session 2: July 30th - Aug 10th     $950

Intermediate to Advanced  ages 8-18
Action-packed 2-week Chamber Music Day Camps.  Choose one or attend both!

High School, Middle, and Grade School Students

Orientations 8:30am (Monday July 16th & 30th)
Program Activities 9:15am - 3:00pm (Mon - Fri)
Early Dismiss 1:30pm (Fri July 27th & Aug 10th)
Concerts 6:00pm (Fri July 27th & Aug 10th)

Note: early drop-off is available from 8:30am
$250 deposit and $50 nonrefundable application fee are invoiced following registration and are due on receipt to secure an audition time. Those applying for tuition assistance should complete the financial aid application following registration. 

​Ensemble placement begins one week following the placement audition. Deposits are non-refundable beyond that time. Remaining balances are invoiced  in June and are due on receipt.  

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Amici Ensembles
2018 Registration is Closed

Session 1 and 2
2018 Registration is Closed

  1. Chamber Ensemble Coachings
    Chamber Ensemble Coachings
    Students participate in daily chamber ensemble coachings and rehearsals where they learn the nuances of playing in a chamber group - listening, articulating, collaborating.
  2. Theory Classes
    Theory Classes
    Music theory concepts are presented to Session 1 and 2 students in interactive small groups where they learn as teams preparing for CMC's exciting Theory Challenge game!
  3. Master Classes & Workshops
    Master Classes & Workshops
    Students participate in engaging Master Classes given by faculty and Guest Artists. Amici students also participate in sight reading and improvisation workshops.
  1. Concerts and Performances
    Concerts and Performances
    Programs conclude with an evening reception and Concert where student ensembles perform. Students may also participate in a solo recital. Sessions 1 and 2 also have a mid-day concert during the 2nd weeks.
  2. Games, Badminton, & Ping-Pong
    Games, Badminton, & Ping-Pong
    Everyone becomes part of the CMC summer ensemble community through fun games and activities. Badminton and ping-pong tournaments are also held for enthusiasts.
  3. Pizza Parties and Bagels
    Pizza Parties and Bagels
    Bagels are provided daily for a mid-morning snack, and Pizza is brought in every Friday for students and coaches to celebrate the week's accomplishments.