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Summer Music 2023

JamCamp, Chamber Music & Introduction to Orchestra 

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Information for RFYO Summer Music in Carbondale:


Third Street Center, Carbondale 

Outdoors when weather permits

All players welcome! You do not need to currently be enrolled in RFYO to take part.


June 20, 27 Tuesday Evenings
July 3 Monday Evening!
July 4th performance for Intermediate/Advanced students, time TBD
July 11, 18, 25 Tuesday Evenings
July 28, 29 or 30 Performance for Mountain Fair, all students, Details TBD


For Beginner to Intermediate Players

5:30-6:30 pm Sidewalk Strings

6:30-7:30 pm Introduction to Orchestra


For Intermediate to Advanced Players

5:30-6:30 Intermediate Chamber Music

6:30-7:30 pm Sidewalk Strings

The evening is divided in to two parts with a ~15 minute break in the middle for outdoor/snack time. Intermediate/advanced students take part in chamber music and Sidewalk Strings. Beginner/ intermediate students take part in Sidewalk Strings (level 1) and an Introduction to Orchestra. We will place intermediate students into the best group based on playing ability, age and experience. Enrollment is limited so register early!

Instruments and Ages

Open to almost all instruments (non-classical instruments attend for just the Sidewalk Strings hour) Open to all students ages 8 and up who have played their instruments for at least 1 year.

Attendance & UPDATED Tuition

We ask that you commit to attending most weekly sessions, but understand that travels might mean missing a week or two or missing the July 3rd/4th segment. Tuition is set for the entire session and not prorated. Tuition for orchestral instruments (both hours) is $200. Tuition for non-classical instruments (the Sidewalk Strings hour) is $150.


Need-based scholarships are available, as well as the option to pay in installments. Payment is due after registration to reserve your spot in the program, unless you are applying for need-based scholarship. If you are applying for scholarship we will send a scholarship application shortly after receiving your registration. For paying in installments, a payment of any amount is due at time of registration and full tuition is due by the first day camp. Payment by check can be mailed to PO Box 503, Carbondale, CO 81623, or made by PayPal 

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