Siena Summer Music will perform concerts comprised of small ensembles, soloists, choir and chamber orchestra throughout the course of study. Each student will have the opportunity to perform with their colleagues and receive ensemble coaching in preparation for these concerts. Students will also have the opportunity to study Italian and take cultural trips to historic Italian cities.
Students will have time to practice, study and enjoy the cultural riches of Siena, Italy!
Chamber orchestra, choir, woodwind, string, brass, and mixed ensembles, collaborative piano, composition, Italian language courses, jazz ensembles.
Strings, Winds, Brass
Participants will rehearse and perform in chamber music ensembles and in the chamber orchestra. They will receive intensive coachings by our faculty and take Italian language classes. They will rehearse and perform exciting, new works by our composers, if written for.
Singers will attend and participate in daily master classes with the vocal instructor and vocal coach, rehearse and perform with the choir, and take Italian language classes. They will receive weekly private lessons on their repertoire, working on language, style, and performance preparation. Singers have the opportunity to perform sacred and secular music in a variety of chamber settings, with piano, organ, and/or chamber ensemble accompaniment. Pieces appropriate for small chamber orchestra may be performed as well. They will rehearse and perform exciting, new works by our composers, if written for.
Pianists will rehearse and perform in chamber music ensembles and accompany singers, gaining vital accompaniment experience. They will take Italian language classes and rehearse and perform exciting, new works by our composers, if written for.
Composers will have daily opportunities to work with instrumentals and/or vocalists. Participants will have the opportunitiy to have two performances of their work in concert. Composers will have sufficient amount of rehearsal time. Pieces to be performed must be approved by the Artistic Director. They will take Italian language classes.
Participants will play and perform in small jazz combos lead by guest jazz artists.
Italian Language Class
All participants will receive Italian language classes.
~All pieces to be performed must be approved by the Artistic Director~
*All Italian language classes and cultural trips are included in the price of tuition for all participants.*