Music • Summer • Fun • New Friends
Join us for a challenging and fun opportunity for committed music students to grow as a musicians and artists, and to play with outstanding fellow musicians.
Music students from San Luis Obispo County and across the country meet up for a week-long, immersive summer camp experience on the Central Coast. This is an extraordinary opportunity to deepen your musicianship, make friends, and have lots of fun on the Central Coast!
The week will be comprised of full string orchestra rehearsals, chamber groups, sectionals and a culminating performance. Individual coaching opportunities will be made available. There will be time for social activities, outdoor games, and plenty of time to enjoy the beauty of Rancho El Chorro’s natural surroundings.
On this page you will find a link to our online and printable application forms. Complete and return the application with your audition fee and submit your audition video. (Full details below)
Michael Nowak, Academy Director
Brynn Albanese, Violin
Emily Lanzone, Violin
Michael Whitson, Viola
Giovanna Clayton, Cello
Ken Hustad, Double Bass
Our Dates & Location
Sunday, July 2 – Sunday, July 9, 2017
Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School
How To Apply
Students must complete the application form and submit an electronic or signed copy with a $25 audition fee. A limited number of applicants will be accepted. This camp is open to students age 12 through 18.
Send your audition video to [email protected] Include a 2 octave scale and a solo piece of your choosing.
Tuition: $1,000, scholarships are available
Our mailing address is Orchestra Novo, P.O. Box 1555, Morro Bay, CA 93443
Applications are due byJune 3
Audition fee and video byJune 3
Scholarship applications by June 6
Enrollment has been extended and will remain open as long as space is available.
In the event that you wish to enroll after the dates listed above, please contact [email protected] to make other arrangements.
Submitting Your Audition Video
Once you have completed your online application and paid your audition fee, please submit an audition video by email to [email protected] One of our coaches will contact you upon acceptance, and at that time your full tuition can be paid, or you may apply for a scholarship. Tuition is $1,000.
For any additional questions, email [email protected] Contributions from sponsors play a vital role in our ability to offer affordable tuition and scholarships. Please consider joining our giving community. Read more>>