Prelude Chicago: String Players & Pianists

July 20 – July 26, 2014 (ages 11-18)

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Prelude Chicago is regional program in the Credo family. It combines an unparalleled invigorating program of music study, service and performance for younger, less advanced students. Prelude Chicago is a great way for intermediate musicians to begin playing chamber music and experience a week-long music camp. Students engage in musical growth through chamber groups, masterclasses, large ensembles, and private lessons.

Prelude Chicago students typically hail from the midwest states, though students from around the nation and world are welcome to attend. Students are from a wide variety of social and faith backgrounds. They are united in their common love for music.

Prelude Chicago students receive extensive daily coaching and mentoring with world-class faculty including Peter Slowik of Oberlin Conservatory, Frank Babbitt of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and other prestigious musicians of the Chicago arts scene. Students are placed in chamber music and residential environments on a basis of musical achievement and social development (age).