Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler
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Students will be immersed in a collaborative musical environment alongside and mentored by a world-class symphony orchestra, under the direction of the VSO’s music director, Maestro Bramwell Tovey. The harp students will be coached by Elizabeth Volpé Bligh. Opportunities include participation in the Whistler Institute Orchestra, chamber music, individual and group coachings, and the VSOIW Concerto Competition.
Dates of Program
June 24-July 3, 2018
All auditions should be in by March 11.
Elizabeth Volpé Bligh
Type of Harp
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
All participants reside overnight
VSO Institute students will stay at the beautiful Tantalus Lodge in Whistler Village.
Working with a first-class professional orchestra and conductor in a gorgeous setting.
This camp is perfect for:
People who wish to become professional orchestral musicians.
In addition, students may extend their time in Vancouver by applying for the brand new University of British Columbia Chamber Orchestra Festival (July 3-8), featuring an elite, intimate chamber orchestra experience, opportunities for concerto performances, and intensive study for student conductors. For more info on the UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival, please visit: https://music.ubc.ca/chamber-orchestra-festival.