Digital Music Production

July 2-July 13



Ages 14-19

*No class during the July 4th holiday

Record, edit, mix!  Discover the process of making digital music through key production concepts like songwriting and musical arrangement.  No instrumental or programming experience required.

Using state-of-the-art computer and digital equipment, students will record, edit and create all their own original musical content through step-by-step hands-on instruction.  Whether you just love listening to music, or have DJed for your school dances, students of all levels will walk away with their own unique compositions and have a better understanding of music and technology integration.  The Academy will end in a final showcase for family and friends (more details to be shared).

Please note that the deadline

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Trio Céleste's Chamber Music Festival


July 5-July 13



Ages 12-19


Join one of the most unique and rewarding musical experiences available in Southern California!  Explore masterpieces in the chamber music repertoire while working with world-renowned faculty.

Work alongside our resident ensemble Trio Céleste as you build upon your technique towards becoming a well-rounded musician.  Students will be divided based on ensembles, participating in group workshops, personalized coaching and individual practice.  String, wind, and pianists are all welcome to attend.  The Academy will end in a final showcase performance for family and friends (more details to be shared).

Please note that while there is no formal audition for acceptance into the

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PSICA Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Pacific Southwest Intercollegiate Choral Association holds a festival every year where choirs from all twelve member universities perform for each other and build community. This year’s festival features adjudicator and guest conductor Dr. Amanda Quist, from the legendary Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.

Free Admission

Schedule (check back later for details):
Noon - Directors Luncheon
1:00 - Directors Meeting
2:00 - Master Class
6:30 - Festival Performance
9:30 - Directors Reception

Warm-Up Schedule

Warm-Up Time TBD closer to the festival.

About the Adjudicator

Dr. Amanda Quist is Associate Professor and Chair of the Conducting, Organ, and Sacred Music Department at Westminster Choir

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