Cello Dreaming Youth Excellence Ensemble Program

Join the Cello Dreaming Youth Excellence Ensemble program dedicated to providing top classical training and developing young talent.
WHAT Youth Cello Ensemble suitable for grade 5 and above. Intensive monthly rehearsals after school during school term.
COST $35 per session - includes afternoon tea refreshments. EARLY BIRD DEAL ONLINE ONLY 5 sessions @ $30 = $150. Book & pay online before Monday 6th February 2017 to be eligible for early bird deal. Book for all 11 sessions = $385 annual program. Early Bird Deal Online price only $30 x 11 sessions = $330

JOIN Book your place in the ensemble online. Limited places available. Teacher recommendations of talented students welcome. Not sure if you make the grade? Book in for your FREE audition assessment by mentor Louise King on 0415 128 799.

2017 DATES
1 Friday 10 February 4:30-6pm
2 Friday 3 March 4:30-6pm
3 Friday 17 March 4:30-6pm
4 Friday 21 April 4:30-6pm
5 Friday 26 May 4:30-6pm
6 Friday 16 June 4:30-6pm
7 Friday 4 August 4:30-6pm
8 Friday 8 September 4:30-6pm
9 Friday 6 October 4:30-6pm 10 Friday 3 November 4:30-6pm
11 Friday 1 December 4:30-6pm +

PUBLIC CONCERTS - more exciting opportunities to be announced!
1 7pm Friday 17 March – guest act CELTIC CLASSICS CONCERT EUDLO HALL
2 7pm Wednesday 21 June – Musicians Without Borders Fundraising Concert
3 7pm Saturday 23 September - Playing For Change Foundation Global Day of Action Performance
4 7pm Friday 9 December – guest act CHRISTMAS CAROLS CONCERT EUDLO HALL

ABOUT Join the Cello Dreaming Youth Excellence Ensemble program is dedicated to providing top classical training to developing young talent. Mentored by one of Australia’s most dynamic and highly regarded professional cellists and Teaching Artists, Louise King, young musicians will experience unique opportunities to perform as soloist, chamber musician and within a cello orchestra before local and national audiences throughout the year.

HISTORY Cello Dreaming Youth Ensemble has performed as guest act for singer-songwriter Katie Noonan, Woodford Folk Festival, Caloundra Fringe Festival, Dreaming BIG concert series, Horizon Festival, community concerts, outreach projects and special events and weddings on the Sunshine Coast. The Ensemble has won first, second, third and highly commended in many Eisteddfods. Music for Social Change charity performances includes fundraising concerts for Playing For Change Foundation and Musicians Without Borders. The increase in committed and talented members will result in more high profile performance opportunities being created and if funding is secured, an overseas tour.

To provide exceptional quality training to talented, committed and motivated youth students who want to be mentored in classical contemporary music performance practice and would like to learn musical and creative business skills that open pathways into a professional music career.

Whether your goal is to be a professional musician or lead a life rich with artistic meaning, Cello Dreaming Youth Excellence Program builds skills for success. The Youth Excellence Program is a learning environment where every young musician develops musicality, hard-core technique, leadership skills and teamwork through playing quality classical music in an ensemble and chamber music. Through rehearsing and performing at special events, community and charity concerts, media appearances, and community outreach projects, Cello Dreaming encourages talented students to use their unique talents to create social change through music. Louise as your mentor guides each student to make an active contribution to our community.
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