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.   Tuition includes weekly class/rehearsal,  all books,  materials,  a minimum of 2 public performances and t-shirt.  (Average grades: 3-7) 


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A audtioned string orchestra for students at the intermediate levels (3-6 years of study). 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: Mondays 6:30 - 7:15PM
                    Intermezzo: Mondays 7:15 - 8:00PM;   Students will have an extended rehearsal -  6:30 - 8:00 on the    following days: 9/25, 10/16, 11/6, 11/13, 12/11, 12/18, 1/15, 2/5, 3/5, 3/26, 4/16 and 4/23)

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

Registration/Tuition Form:  Preludio: Starting at $495, Prelude/Intermezzo: Starting at $595  Tuition includes weekly class/rehearsal, all books/materials, a minimum of 2 concerts, and 20th anniversary t-shirt.  Students are responsible for providing their own instrument and folding music stand that needs to be brought to each class/rehearsal

Smart Music:  Smart Music is an amazing practice tool that EPSA strongly encourages all students to use to help with at home practice.  Smartmusic can be used on a PC, MAC and iPad.  

Preludio & Intermezzo Orchestra Days:

September 18, 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
 November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11, 18
January 8, 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 26 (Off Feb 19)
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 9, 16, 23, 30


Preludio/Intermezzo Formal Concerts:
Winter Festival - Sunday, November 19
Spring Festival - Sunday, April 29
Outreach Concert - Monday, May 7

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