Preludio & Intermezzo


Preludio 
string ensemble for students at the beginner to intermediate levels (2-5 years of study). This orchestra will focus on the basic fundamentals of ensemble playing and more difficult note reading rhythmically and harmonically.  Students will be pulled out of orchestra rehearsal a minimum of twice a month for indivual instruction.  Tuition includes weekly rehearsal, individual instruction, all books and materials and a minimum of 2 public performances.  (Average grades: 3-7) 

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A audtioned string orchestra for students at the intermediate levels (3-6 years of study). This orchestra will be made up from advanced Preludio Students who would like an extra chamber music experience.  (Students MUST be a part of Preludio in order to be eligible for Intermezzo)  Students will focus on advanced ensemble skills and a more challenging repertoire with complex rhythms, varied key signatures and major, minor and modal harmonies. Intemezzeo students may be placed in small chamber groups (Duets, Trios, Quartets) or play together as a larger ensemble.   (Grades 3-7)  Most students are playing in Late Suzuki Book 1- Suzuki 3.


Date/Time: Preludio: Monday 6:45 - 7:30PM
                    Preuldio/Intermezzo: Monday 6:45 - 8:00PM

Location: Immanual Lutheran Church (16515 Luther Way, Eden Prairie)

Registration/Tuition Form:  Preludio: Starting at $495, Prelude/Intermezzo: Starting at $575  Tuition includes all music, t-shirt and one year subscription to Smart Music.  You may deduct $30 from tution if you have a current Smart Music Subscription

Smart Music:  Smart Music is an amazing practice tool that EPSA will be using in all levels of orchestras this year.  Registered students will recieve a code to activate their prepaid subscription to this service.  Smartmusic can be used on a PC, MAC and iPad.  If you already have an active Smart Music subscription, you may deduct $30 from your tuition.  


Preludio & Intermezzo Orchestra Days:

September 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24 (Off 10/31)
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5, 12, 19
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 27 (Off 2/20)
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 10, 17, 24 (Off April 3)


Preludio & Intermezzo Formal Concerts:
Winter Festival - Sunday, December 5
Spring Festival - Sunday, May 7
Outreach Concert - Monday, May 8

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