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I was so honoured to have joined 2020’s Musicus Society Ensemble Training, it has been an unforgettable journey. I have enjoyed every single little detail, from the training all the way to the performance, but playing onstage was very enjoyable and fun. I would definitely join again given the chance!
Mao Nian-tong
2020 Ensemble Training student

Ensemble Training offers a one-of-a-kind musical experience which enables students to learn from world-class orchestral musicians and to perform side-by-side with their mentors in concert. Students admitted will receive intensive coaching on Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 9 in C (1st movement) under the direction of Trey Lee. They will participate in:

  • Sectional and full orchestral rehearsals
  • Performance with Trey Lee and renowned musicians in Musicus Fest 2022 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
  • Master Class(es) with distinguished artists*



Instructors 

Violins: Maria Wloszcowska | Elissa Lee

Viola: Aurélie Entringer

Cello: Trey Lee



Eligibility 

  • Hong Kong residents and full time students (no age limit)
  • String players (violinist, violist, cellist and double bassist) 
  • Program Fee: $1200 (no additional fees for any master class) 






application procedures 
  • Complete the online application and upload the following:
Ensemble Training
  1. Applicants are required to record a video with a 5-10-minute excerpt from a sonata/concerto from the standard Baroque/Classical/Romantic repertoire (with or without piano accompaniment); OR a solo work by Bach
Master Class (for admitted Ensemble Training participants of violin, viola and cello only)
  1. On the Ensemble Training application form, indicate your interest in performing in the Master Class
  2. Applicants are required to record a 5-10-minute excerpt of a standard concerto of your own choice and submit the online application together with the video link. The video should be a downloadable one. (This can be a different movement from the same concerto of the above audition clip, if applicable.)
Deadline 
30 Sep, 2022 (Fri)
Dates
  • Master Class* & Orchestral Rehearsals
    14.11.2022 (Mon) Late afternoon and evening
  • Sectional Rehearsal & Full Orchestra Rehearsal
    24 Nov 2022 (Thu) Late afternoon and evening
    25 Nov 2022 (Fri) Late afternoon and evening
  • Dress Rehearsal & Performance
    26 Nov 2022 (Sat) Afternoon and evening
Major Sponsors: Bank of China (Hong Kong) and The Tung Foundation

*Details for Master Class(es) to be confirmed
#Financial Assistance Scheme is available for qualified participants. The presenter reserves the right to change any program, event details, regulations and procedures.