For String Players
This small group plays without a conductor, and focus on collaborative opportunities including concertos featuring its members, projects with singers, and the opportunity to play alongside members of Victoria Baroque.
FALL PROJECT: HANDEL’S MESSIAH
Victoria Baroque is excited to present the first oratorio youth project. On Dec 16th and 17th the Youth Baroque Orchestra will be performing Part 1 of Handel’s Messiah with professional singers including one community sing along performance. Students from grade 6 RCM up are invited to participate in the overture and choruses and more advanced students are invited to audition to perform arias, one or two on a part.
Weekly rehearsals on Sunday afternoons 2.45-5.30pm
at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 1806 SAN Juan Ave, Victoria
The first rehearsal will be on November 5th with the final concert on December 17th 2023.
Instructor: Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith
Tuition fee: $250 per term
Who should apply?
This group is for students who are interested in:
- Playing fantastic music by Baroque masters Vivaldi, Corelli, Handel, Biber, and more.
- Being part of an ensemble in which every voice counts.
- Working as a team towards high standards.
- Developing leadership and collaboration skills.
- Playing alongside professional musicians.
How to apply?
For inquiries and audition info contact Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith at email@example.com
This programme is on modern instruments pitch 440.
“The Victoria Baroque Youth Orchestra has been an amazing experience for me, more than I ever could have imagined when I auditioned last summer.. Being part of the orchestra has helped me hugely in growing my confidence and ability.” – youth orchestra member