Hosted by Kirkwood Community College,
6391 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids
Classes and rehearsals will be June 26-30 from 9:30 am-4 pm
Concerts will be June28 at 7 pm (faculty),
June 30 at 7 pm (faculty and students,
July 1 at 7 pm at Ellis Park - Music and dance and scene from Romeo and Juliet
performed by Five Seasons faculty (and some invited interns and students)
A Week of Music You Won't Believe!
Warm-up / Tune Up
Every morning, participants will arrive by 9:30 am to warm-up
Instrumental Technique Sessions
The faculty of festival will break participants into families of instruments
for learning technique Groups will play a variety of music styles and perform
their selection at the Friday or Saturday evening recital.
Participants can purchase lunches at Kirkwood or bring a sack lunch and enjoy socializing with
the other festival participants and staff. At the end of lunch hour, faculty will perform
an impromptu recital each day.
Small Group Rehearsal
Early afternoon brings new opportunities to play in small to mid-sized ensembles.
Participants may also enjoy one-on-one break out sessions, as needed.
Larger Ensemble Rehearsals
We close each day in larger ensembles of mixed instruments.
Rehearsals will conclude promptly at 4:00 pm each day.