Summer Music Festival

IdyllwildARTS Summer Program


Summer Music Festival 2015
Symphony Orchestra July 12 ~ July 25, 2015
Chamberfest July 26 ~ August 08, 2015
Conductor, Larry Livingston
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

Symphony Orchestra
Two week Session:
July 12 ~ July 25, 2015

Saturday, July 18 and Saturday, July 25

Designed for the most talented pre-college musicians, this outstanding performance program provides participation in a large symphony orchestra which is devoted to reading, rehearsing, refining and performing the finest orchestra literature from a variety of musical style periods.

2015 Symphony Orchestra Repertoire
Respighi, Pines of Rome
Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre
Ives, Variations on America
Borodin, Polovetsian Dances

Two week Session:
July 26 ~ August 08, 2015

Chamber Music Concerts: Saturday, August 1 , 10 AM & Saturday, August 8, 9 AM
Chamber Orchestra Concerts: Saturday, August 1, & TBA
Final Concert Saturday, August 8, 8 PM, at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Chamberfest is an intensive two-week program designed to offer outstanding pre-college musicians the opportunity to develop and refine the skills needed for excellence in small ensemble performance and to rehearse and perform the most challenging literature in the chamber orchestra repertoire. Students selected for Chamberfest will have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading teachers and artists of chamber music and orchestral performance. This program is for students who have an interest in pursuing music as a possible career choice. Toward that end, admission to the program is highly selective and limited.

2015 Chamberfest Orchestra Repertoire 
Beethoven, Symphony No. 8
Leonore Overture No. 3
Berlioz, Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict