1. Continuing Education

Orchestra Fantasy Camp

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Join 100 fellow musicians for a weekend of music-making that you won't forget! The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Amateur Music Network present the inaugural Orchestra Fantasy Camp.

Rehearse and perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s spellbinding symphonic suite Scheherazade under the direction of conductor Edwin Outwater, and work with San Francisco Symphony musicians and SFCM faculty members, receiving world class instruction from extraordinary mentors.

Dates & Schedule
Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The camp schedule will include full orchestra rehearsals as well as small and large group sectionals with orchestra mentors, all leading up to a public performance with members of the San Francisco Symphony in the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall at SFCM.
For a detailed schedule, please visit the Orchestra Fantasy Camp Resources.

Conductor and Mentors
The Orchestra Fantasy Camp will be led by visionary conductor, Edwin Outwater, and mentors consisting of musicians of the San Francisco Symphony and faculty from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
For a full list of mentors, visit the Orchestra Fantasy Camp Resources.

Tuition: $500
Non-refundable Application Fee: $25

Financial Aid
A limited number of financial aid awards are available, including special grants for SFUSD music teachers. Complete this form to apply for financial aid. Please submit completed financial aid applications to the SFCM Continuing Education Office via email at continuingeducation@sfcm.edu

The deadline to submit your financial aid application is February 1, 2020.

Application Process
Applications open Wednesday, November 19, 2019.

All applicants must complete an online application and submit a 4-6 minute video demonstrating your current level of proficiency. The video should include:

Videos must be submitted by February 17, 2020.
Videos can be submitted here

Learn More For more information please see the following links on Amateur Music Network’s website:

Orchestra Fantasy Camp is a partnership of SFCM Continuing Education, Amateur Music Network, and the San Francisco Symphony.