Young Eastman Strings: Tutti Ensemble

Grades: 1-8
Teacher: Lauren Spitaliere
Saturday, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Room: ESM 404

Tuition: $160 per semester
Tuition with lessons (10% off): $144 per semester
Tuition with lessons and two or more concurrent 17-week classes or ensembles (15% off): $136 per semester
This is a yearlong ensemble divided into two semesters.

Open to Elementary & Middle School string students with at least one year of playing experience.  Students learn basic elements of string-orchestral ensemble playing in a fun and supportive environment while applying many of the theoretical concepts taught in the Theory in Motion and Theory I classes. Highly recommended for students working on NYSSMA Solo Levels and/or Eastman Levels  I-II. Students will learn how to build solidarity and community by collaborating with all of the bowed string-instruments through movement, conducting, singing, and leading exercises.

Permission required.  

Audition Requirements:
1) Solo of the student’s choice (NYSSMA/ECMS Level 1 – 2)
2) Sight reading
3) Scales of your choice, preferably memorized and with varying bowings/rhythms (2 one-octave scales)

How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

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