Opus 1: Summer String Camp

August 6-10 @ Strong Vincent Middle School

Click below to register or call 455.1375 today!

Join us this August for the beginning of a new era of the Erie Junior Philharmonic with the Opus 1: Summer String Camp led by artistic director and conductor Jonathan Moser.  

This innovative and expanded program sets the stage for the coming year with professional instruction, development of musical artistry, tips on maximizing results and practice time, methods to better enjoy technique and approaches to successful auditions.  

This week-long program, featuring Principals and musicians from the Erie Philharmonic, will include:

Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels

Five days of instruction

Professional coaches

Free performance from Erie Philharmonic musicians

One incredible student showcase

Join us for this unparalleled opportunity to learn side-by-side with some of the best professional musicians in the region!


Junior Philharmonic Artistic Director Jonathan Moser
Erie Philharmonic Principal Viola Ji Young Nam
Erie Philharmonic Violinist Howard Lyon
Guest Clinicians Mary Moser and Kellen Degnan



$60 for 2017-18 members of the Junior Philharmonic

Click below to register or call 455.1375 today!

Opus 1: Summer String Camp schedule

Monday, August 6
Parent welcome and student registration
8:30am-12pm Classes and rehearsals

Tuesday, August 7
Classes and rehearsals

Wednesday, August 8
8am-12pm Classes and rehearsals

Thursday, August 9
8am-12pm Classes and rehearsals
12pm-1pm Lunch
1pm-2pm Coaches concert (free and open to public)

Friday, August 10
8am-12pm Classes and rehearsals
12pm-1pm Lunch
1pm Student showcase (Strong Vincent Middle School Auditorium, free and open to public)


Strong Vincent Middle School - 1330 W 8th Street, Erie, PA 16502


I attended String Camp for many years and learned so much about playing well in ensembles.  It helped to develop my artistry and love of great music! Now, as a professional at Chautauqua Institution, I see how it impacted me in a very positive manner in many ways.
— Mariana Mathewson, former Principal Cello, Erie Junior Philharmonic

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