Hausmann Chamber Music Program

Summer Festival

June 17-22, 2019

Presented by the SDSU Community Music School.

An intensive music experience for serious string and piano players ages 12 and older.*

For one week students are engaged in a dynamic combination of classes, performances, and social opportunities. Students will not only make music together, they will form lasting friendships.

This year HCMP will also be open to pre-formed adult chamber groups, with an option to participate for less than the full five days (at prorated tuition).


Daily chamber music group coaching from SDSU’s Fisch/Axelrod Quartet-in-Residence, the Hausmann Quartet

Chamber music seminars and guided rehearsals by music professionals

Private lessons

Solo repertoire and chamber music master classes by SDSU faculty

Group activities

Chamber orchestra reading sessions

Student and faculty performances

Typical Daily Schedule:

9-9:40 – Full group warm-up / large ensemble piece
9:45-12 – Coaching and rehearsal
12-1 – Lunch
1-1:50 – Special topic workshops (e.g. dance, improv) / instrument lessons
2-3 – Coaching / Master class / HQ performance
3-5 – Supervised practice / additional coaching / sight reading / lessons / recreational activities
*6-8 – a couple evenings of activities including faculty concerts and bowling nights (in collaboration with BassFest)

$500 (includes $75 registration fee)

10% Discount for early registration by April 15

“A la carte” daily rate of $85 available for pre-formed adult groups only

Scholarships are available.

Location & Registration:

On the campus of San Diego State University

Registration: Online registration available below. A non-refundable deposit of $75 will be due after you register.

Early Registration (10% discount) deadline is April 15, 2019.

Final Registration deadline is May 25, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

Click here to register online

Click here for scholarship application

Please contact Director Carina Voly at 619-594-1699 or for additional information.

Younger students will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

  • The social nature of chamber music creates a space for students to learn through cooperation, encouragement and energetic engagement in an extremely hands-on environment that creates a strong sense of community, fostering positive social interaction with like-minded peers.
  • Hausmann Chamber Music Program is a fully-immersive chamber music center for learning, creativity and musical exploration.
  • The mission of the Hausmann Chamber Music Program is to develop a community of engaged listeners and music lovers by sparking excitement, passion, and the spirit of curiosity through hands-on, year-round chamber music training, including coaching, master classes with Hausmann Quartet and visiting artists, performance opportunities, special topic workshops, and forums. HCMP welcomes each participant’s background and unique personality, and is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment.

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