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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN for the SUMMER 2022
LYRA MUSIC YOUNG ARTIST PERFORMANCE PROGRAM!
Lyra Music was founded in 2010, with the vision of enhancing the lives of young musicians and enriching communities through classical music. A multi-faceted, non-profit organization, Lyra Music produces a summer pre-professional performance training program, summer music festival, and youth music competition for string players and pianists.
Applications are Open for The Lyra Music Young Artist Performance Program. Application information and details can be found by clicking on the "Start an Application" link to the left. The Young Artist Performance Program is a residential, conservatory-style classical music program held in New York’s Hudson Valley each summer. Lyra students are classical musicians, ages 11-18, seeking an opportunity to hone solo, chamber performance, and related skills. Young musicians will be inspired through private lessons and chamber coaching with Lyra Music Festival Guest Artists-in-Residence and will benefit from the experience of performing in a variety of settings, including indoor and outdoor outreach concerts and a final gala student event. They will have access to invaluable opportunities to participate in and attend masterclasses and concerts produced for the Lyra Music Festival and performed by world-class guest artists. Program participation is by audition only, however, once admitted, Lyra Music supports the musical, emotional, and personal development of every participant through a non-competitive environment where students are encouraged to reach their full potential. Need-based financial aid is available.
Each summer, The Lyra Music Festival presents world-class musicians in concert and master classes with Lyra Music young artists and provides an opportunity for Lyra’s young musicians to experience the life of a professional musician on tour, through an intensive chamber and solo performance schedule in a variety of settings.
The Lyra Music Youth Competition motivates young musicians to work to their full potential, while providing invaluable experience and meaningful performance feedback, as well as cash prizes or scholarships to the Lyra Music Young Artist Program.
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