YC2 IN CHAUTAUQUA 2016 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!
51 High-School Musicians studied chamber and orchestral music August 13-20, 2016. The students performed in the Hall of Philosophy and Chautauqua’s Amphitheater Sunday morning, August 14, as well as other locations throughout the week. Many hope to return for YC2 in CHAUTAUQUA 2017!
YC2 IN CHAUTAUQUA 2017 – AUGUST 12-19, 2017.
YC2 in Chautauqua is a unique collaboration between Chautauqua Institution, which provides a wonderful one-week music camp for commuters, and YC2, which provides chaperoned-housing, all meals, and additional enrichment and performance opportunities. This is our 6th year taking Pittsburgh-area students to Chautauqua for a week of music education and performances – some students have attended all five years!
Students attend one of Chautauqua Institution’s commuter Chautauqua Music Camps and Pittsburgh-based Youth Chamber Connection manages the residential component for members of YC2, PYSO, and TRYPO by providing:
- Seven nights lodging in YC2-chaperoned housing;
- All meals included at the residences or on-campus dining facilities (parents ae asked to contribute breakfast and snack items for houses);
- Chautauqua Music Camp Fees;
- One-week gate pass to the Chautauqua Institute (includes admission to all evening performances);
- Additional enrichment and performance opportunities.
Eligibility Requirements: This camp is open to intermediate and advanced musicians currently in 8th-12th grade during the 2016-17 school year. Students enrolled in Youth Chamber Connection (YC2), the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO), or Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras (TRYPO) receive priority placement and do not have audition requirements. Students not enrolled in YC2, PYSO, or TRYPO are welcome to apply, if space is available, and will be asked to fulfill audition requirements before acceptance.
Application Confirmation: The first round of confirmations will be sent via email February 1, 2017, to members of YC2, PYSO, and TRYPO who submitted applications during January. If space is available, additional confirmations will be emailed approximately every two weeks. Space is very limited, and while YC2 members have priority placement followed by members of PYSO and TRYPO, other considerations for confirmation may include, but are not limited to, instrument balance, housing, age, etc.
if you have additional questions contact:
Laurie Cunningham, YC2 Manager