Illinois Wesleyan to Host Chamber Music Festival
June 19, 2014
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University will host the Illinois Chamber Music
Festival and Camp July 6-26. The festival offers junior high, high school and college-age
musicians the opportunity to participate in an intensive three-week chamber music
program taught by Illinois Wesleyan faculty and guest artists.
The program consists of daily coaching and master classes for strings, piano, wind
instruments and harp, and a 12-concert series featuring both students and faculty.
Students will participate in at least two performances, ranging from duets to quintets.
All performances are free and open to the public.
“During the program students get in-depth music training that they don’t have the
opportunity to receive during the school year,” said Lisa Nelson, festival director
and visiting professor of music at Illinois Wesleyan. “It provides a stimulating environment
where they observe the performances of faculty and peers, and immerse themselves in
musical study with others who share the same passions and goals.”
A few spaces may be available in this year’s program. Musicians should contact Nelson
for more information.
Performances will begin on Sunday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m., and end on Saturday, July
26, at 3 p.m. All concerts will take place in Westbrook Auditorium on Illinois Wesleyan’s
For additional information about the music festival, visit their website or contact Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Danielle Kamp ’15, (309) 556-3181, email@example.com