List of Ensembles and Classes offered, Fall 2020
Times of ensembles and A/B designation are subject to change after registration when we know exact student numbers.
Violin/Cello Choirs will include 2-3 Zoom Performance Classes scheduled by instructor. We will not have Beginner Violin or Beginner Cello group classes this fall.
Cello Choir 2, A Schedule, 1:30-2:30, Biddle Portico, conducted by Erica Leavell (note time change)
Violin Choir 1, B Schedule, 1:30-2:30, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Nonoko Okada
Violin Choir 2, B Schedule, 9-10am, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Jasmine Campbell
Violin Choir 3, B Schedule, 12-1pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Erica Shirts
Violin/Cello Choir Participation Fee: $120
Small String Orchestras and Theory
Small Intermediate String Orchestra, A Schedule, 9-10am, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Matt Stutzman
Small Concert String Orchestra, A Schedule, 10:30-11:30am, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Rob Rempher
Youth Symphony Violin Virtuosi, A Schedule, 12-1pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Erica Shirts
Small String Orchestra Participation Fee: $115
Theory, both A/B Saturdays (every week) at 10:30–1130am, taught by Matt Stutzman, Hybrid or Online-Only option. For ISO/CSO/YS students only this year.
Theory Participation Fee: $85
Chamber Groups (ISO/CSO/YS Levels)
DUSS Chamber Groups, Scheduled on either A or B Saturdays between 9am-4pm for 1 hour, Baldwin Tent or Biddle Portico, coached by DUSS faculty. Students will virtually collaborate on a Soundtrap recording of their piece "off" weeks with assistance from their coach, scheduled individually by the coach.
DUSS Chamber Group Participation Fee: $200
DUSS-Ciompi Quartet Collaborative chamber groups, Scheduled on either A or B Saturdays between 9am-4pm, Baldwin Tent or Biddle Portico, coached by DUSS factulty and Ciompi Quartet members. Students will virtually collaborate on a Soundtrap recording of their piece "off" weeks with assistance from their coach, scheduled individually by the coach. DCC students will also have at least 1 special event during the fall (likely 10/31 or 11/7 with Verona Quartet).
DCC Participation Fee: $275
The DUSS Performance Festival will take the place of our usual Solo Recitals and Concerto Competition. All past and present DUSS students age 5-18 are welcome to participate. Students will submit a video of a prepared solo and receive feedback from a DUSS instructor, receive a rating, and a certificate. Winners in each age/level category will be included in an Honors Recital video, shared with the DUSS listserve.
The Performance Festival will take place November 30 - early December.