Camerata Term 3 Concert

String Stream Auditions

 

Auditions slots for our popular String Stream Ensembles are now open!

BOOK NOW for our auditions held on the following days and times:

Sunday 15 November: 10:00am – 5:30pm

Sunday 22 November: 10:00am – 5:30pm

Come along and audition and become a member of our excellent string ensembles catering for all abilities. For more information on our auditions read on:

Music for Canberra – Audition Info

 

BOOK YOUR AUDITION SLOT NOW!

ABOUT THE STRING STREAMS

SINFONIETTA STRINGS

The Sinfonietta Strings ensemble provides participants with the chance to work on the technical and musical skills involved in ensemble playing, from bow strokes and exploration of second and third positions to intonation, section balance and following a conductor.

Approximate standard: AMEB 1-2 or equivalent (participants are expected to be taking additional individual instrumental tuition in addition to orchestra; this can be arranged with a Music For Canberra tutor if a student doesn’t already have a private teacher).

STRING ENSEMBLE

String Ensemble participants have the opportunity to consolidate and develop the technical skills they have learned in previous string ensemble groups & their additional individual tuition. String Ensemble is conducted by professional musician and music teacher, Jenny Higgs, who challenges young players to explore works from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras, and contemporary works written for string ensembles.

Approximate standard: AMEB 3-4 or equivalent (participants are expected to be taking additional individual instrumental tuition in addition to orchestra; this can be arranged with a Music For Canberra tutor if a student doesn’t already have a private teacher).

PEG MANTLE STRINGS

As Music For Canberra’s most advanced youth string ensemble, Peg Mantle Strings focuses on developing the intricacies and skills required for advanced ensemble playing. Peg Mantle Strings is conducted by professional musician and music teacher, Tim Wickham, who challenges Peg Mantle Strings players to tackle a broad and mature performance repertoire.

Approximate standard: AMEB 4+ or equivalent (participants are expected to be taking additional individual instrumental tuition in addition to orchestra; this can be arranged with a Music for Canberra tutor if a student doesn’t already have a private teacher).

Where: Ainslie Arts Centre, 30 Elouera St, Braddon, ACT, 2612

When:

Sunday 15 November 10am – 5:30pm 

Sunday 22 November 10am – 5:30pm 

String Stream Audition Excerpts