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Chamber Orchestra

Young People's Chamber Orchestra - St John's Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - Saturday, December 3, 2016
St John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue BerkeleyCA  94709
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - Saturday, December 3, 2016
St John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue BerkeleyCA  94709

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What's Included

The Chamber Orchestra meets every Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00. As a teaching orchestra, we focus on developing our members’ musical skills and abilities to work as a team. In the fall and winter sets we also offer an optional one hour chamber music component.

About This Organizer

YPCO’s mission is to provide a musical learning experience for young musicians in the community. As a teaching orchestra, YPCO promotes a non-competitive and cooperative philosophy, welcoming the skills and talents of all our members with equal warmth. We believe that, through music, our students develop their abilities to cooperate, focus, communicate and work towards a common goal. Of course, we also work hard to develop musical skills, including technique, rhythm, intonation, dynamic control, interpretation, and expression. For many of our young musicians, the transition from individual lessons and practice to ensemble playing with YPCO introduces an exciting and tremendously motivating dimension of the world of music. There are performances several times a year, combining pieces for small chamber groups with pieces for the whole orchestra. Each chamber group has a coach, which allows us to give individual attention and encouragement to each young musician. More than anything, YPCO is about giving young musicians the opportunity to discover the joy of making music together.

Organizer Info

  • Young People's Chamber Orchestra

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St John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue BerkeleyCA  94709
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