Program Length: 1 week
Session dates: June 9 - 13, 2014
Commuter - $250 (includes meal(s) daily)
Residential - $500 (includes tuition, food & housing)
Audition Required: Please include a letter of recommendation from your current teacher. High School & Collegiate programs require audition.
Age range: This program is open to collegiate undergraduates and high school students who will complete grades 9 - 12 during the 2012-13 school year. Younger students will be considered based upon audition.
Mailed applications will be accepted beginning December 1st, 2013.
OCU Summer Music Festival for Piano is led by Dr. Sergio Monteiro. Head of the Piano Department at Oklahoma City University, Dr. Monteiro has been playing extensively in the United States, South America and Europe with conductors such as Charles Dutoit and Raphael Frubeck de Burgos and in prestigious halls, such as the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and the Philharmonie in Berlin. He is the winner of the 2003 Martha Argerich Internacional Piano Competition and a Steinway Artist since 2009.
The OCU Performing Arts Academy Summer Music Festival for Piano is designed to provide expert training and performance experience in solo repertoire and chamber music. Through instruction provided by our faculty you will be inspired and challenged to develop as a musician and a performer. Each student will participate in master classes and participate in a final concert.
This program will feature individual instruction, coaching in technique and musicianship, music theory classes, sight-reading and ear training. Each student will participate in master classes with Dr. Monteiro. All students will participate in the final concert. Students are asked to memorize two contrasting pieces to work on during the Piano Program.
Please submit a three to six minute audio recording of your best playing recorded on DVD or CD. Repertoire is up to student. Please include one letter of recommendation from a music teacher familiar with your playing and ability level.
Instrumental students who submit registration form and $35 application fee by March 1st, 2014 receive 10% off their entire tuition. Early application also provides financial aid consideration for qualified applicants.
Registration deadline is May 1st. Applications received after this deadline will be considered late and the registration fee will be $45.
OCU Summer Music is pleased to offer a $50 scholarship to students selected to participate in their state's honor orchestra (All-State). Documented proof of participation/award required.
We are also pleased to offer the OCU Summer Music Program Youth Orchestra/Symphony Scholarship ($50) to students who are current members of a certified youth orchestra or symphony. Please contact our office at (405) 208-5410 for details.