Youth Camerata – Info

Greensboro Symphony Youth Camerata

Youth Camerata is a string orchestra for students who play at the level of Suzuki Books 2 and 3. Students will focus on technical, musical and ensemble skills in an environment with students of similar age and level. Repertoire includes educational arrangements and other works that will both challenge and motivate continued musical growth.

The size of Youth Camerata is between 20 and 30 students. Youth Camerata rehearses Sunday afternoons at the UNCG Music Building, Room 110, 2:00-3:20pm, and gives two to three public performances per year. Youth Camerata also participates in a half day of the annual GSYO Fall Retreat. This ensemble does not tour. Tuition is $200 per year, and scholarships are available in cases of financial need.

Entry Requirements

Prospective Youth Camerata members should:

  • play solo repertoire at the level of Suzuki Book Two or Three.
  • be able to read music in keys including 2 sharps or flats, at the level of their current technique.
  • be able to play in a section, including staying together with others and following a conductor.

Audition Requirements