Sartory String Quartet Institute



Join us for the 2017 Sartory String Quartet Institute! Students at this 9-day Institute are placed in a string quartet with other students of similar age and proficiency. All quartets receive daily coachings in preparation for recital performances at the end of both the first and second week of the institute. Students work closely with both faculty and interns throughout the day, as well as participate in classes with guest faculty on topics such as chamber music, rehearsal technique, and improvisation.

To register: Students must first sign up for the Sartory String Quartet Institute Auditions ($20). Audition will be held on April 22, 1:30-4:00 p.m. Please call Student Services at 612.321.0100 to schedule an audition time following your audition registration.

Audition Requirements:

  • 3-octave scale
  • Piece that shows tone and technique
  • Prepared excerpts for your instrument (will be posted online in February)

Minimum Requirements:

Violin: Bach A Minor Concerto
Viola: Telemann Concerto
Cello: Comfortable up to 4th position

Violin Excerpt
Viola Excerpt
Cello Excerpt

About Summer Camps at MacPhail

MacPhail summer camps allow you to collaborate with other students of a similar age and skill level in a fun and focused environment. Camps are available for a variety of playing levels from absolute beginner to advanced for ages 3 – adults. MacPhail summer camps inspire and motivate students to explore a new instrument or enhance their playing or singing skills while studying the music that they love. Camps are available in a variety of genres from classical and rock to jazz to hip hop.

11 years - 18 years
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