Summer Winds

Chamber Winds | Junior Chamber Winds

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A fun and distinctive chamber music experience with daily master classes!

Junior Chamber Winds

Monday - Friday, June 26 - 30
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Student Performance:
Friday, June 30, 11 a.m.
Grades 5 - 8 (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn)
One year of playing is recommended for enjoyment; no chamber music experience necessary.
Tuition: $385

  • Pay in full by June 15 and receive $25 Early Registration Discount

Chamber Winds

Wednesday - Sunday, July 5 - 9
Grades 9 and up*, Intermediate/advanced students, college and adult players (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn)
* Current 8th graders may participate in Chamber Winds with permission from the director.
Tuition: $385

  • Pay in full by June 15 and receive $25 Early Registration Discount

Hone your performance skills and connect with other musicians in a fun and welcoming environment.

  • Mornings only, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily
  • Performance: Sunday, July 9, 11 a.m.
  • Early registration and financial aid deadline: June 15

NMS CHAMBER MUSIC FACULTY
Sue Zoellner-Cross, chair, NMS Wind Department; bassoon, woodwind specialist, ensembles coach
Janet Rosen, oboe, ensembles coach, NMS faculty
Julie Asuma Levene, clarinet, ensembles coach, NMS faculty
Elaine Thoma, flute, ensembles coach, NMS faculty

PLACEMENT
Jr. Chamber Winds participants should be able to successfully perform a grade 1 solo and have played for one year. Chamber Winds participants should be able to successfully perform a grade 3 solo or higher (high school regional piece equivalent). Placement auditions for new students: If you are not in an NMS ensemble, please e-mail a cell phone or YouTube video of a short solo or etude to szcross@neighborhoodmusicschool.org. Questions: Please contact Sue Zoellner-Cross, program director, at szcross@neighborhoodmusicschool.org.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE
9-10 a.m. Chamber Music Coaching Group #1
10-10:45 a.m. Master Classes
10:45 a.m. Snack Break
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Chamber Music Coaching Group #2

HOW TO REGISTER
REGISTRATION DEADLINES:
Jr. Chamber Winds: Fri., June 23
Chamber Winds: Mon., July 3

Register online:

  • Jr Chamber Winds: here
  • Chamber Winds: here

By phone: 203-624-5189
In person: 100 Audubon St., New Haven

TUITION: $385 - either program
Pay in full by June 15 and receive $25 off the tuition price.

FINANCIAL AID:
To apply for financial aid, please fill out our financial aid application well in advance of the June 15 deadline.
Upon receipt of your completed application and registration, you will be contacted to discuss your request and/or payment plan. Financial aid is need-based and limited.

If you need assistance in setting up an account or registering, please call us at 203-624-5189.