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Intermediate Composition

Composition is back! Students will work with notation software and/or digital audio workstations to create their own compositions. This course is intended for students with prior compositional experience and/or familiarity with music notation software. The session will culminate with a virtual recital where students can share their creations with fellow students, friends, and family. Note: …

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Jazz on Film

Join Dr. Brian Jones for Jazz on Film, a course exploring the rich history of jazz’s connection with the cinema. From feature films about jazz, movies with jazz scores, documentaries on jazz musicians, and television series with jazz-centric subject matters, we will dissect the themes and music of various films as they relate to the …

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Black Music Discovery 2

2021 Sphinx Medal Excellence Recipient Titus Underwood returns for another semester of Black Music Discovery! There will be a new set of composers and performers explored in this course. For those who like to play, there will also be a class recital at the end of the course! Our journey of discovery will mine the …

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Piano Symposium

Calling all advanced pianists! In this symposium, students will have the opportunity to work with four master teachers from local universities and the community. Topics will include: overcoming performance anxiety, elements of Russian piano technique, “Debussy: the Painter in Music,” storytelling in performance, sight-reading, and elements of beautiful sound. Certificate awarded to students completing the …

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Masterpiece Collective – A YCO & Wind Ensemble Experience: The Full Orchestra for Woodwind, Brass, & Percussion

In the Spring 2021 “YCO & Wind Ensemble Experience: The Full Orchestra for Woodwind, Brass, & Percussion,” students will come together to perform and discuss orchestral music. Students will engage in weekly sessions with YOP conductors and work in tandem with Richmond Symphony musicians through level-appropriate sectional coachings. Students in this ensemble will be joined …

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Masterpiece Collective – A YCO & Camerata Experience: The Full Orchestra for Strings

In the Spring 2021 “YCO & Camerata Experience: The Full Orchestra for Strings,” students from both ensembles will come together to perform and discuss orchestral music. Students will engage in weekly sessions with YOP conductors and will work in tandem with Richmond Symphony musicians through level-appropriate sectional coachings. Students in this ensemble will be joined …

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Audition for the 2022-2023 Youth Orchestra Program!

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Auditions on August 8 & 9

Auditions on August 8 & 9

Auditions on August 15 & 16

No audition required

 Join the 2022-2023 youth orchestra program! Auditions begin August 8th   Learn More >