The Veronika String Quartet, artists-in-residence at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host the inaugural High School Honor String Quartet from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 19. The festival is open to all Colorado high school string students who perform in an existing chamber ensemble. Ensembles will include trio, quartet, quintet, and sextet.
The festival will include coaching, rehearsals, and the screening of a video of this world famous string quartet. Lunch will be provided followed by a master class with the quartet. The student quartets will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. in Hoag Recital Hall. This concert will be recorded and each ensemble will receive a copy of their performance. Students may apply with a recommendation from their music teacher or coach. Applications. Applications are currently being accepted and must be postmarked by January 8 accompanied by a refundable $15 deposit. Once the space available for 12 ensembles is filled, applications no longer will be accepted.
For more information, or to request an application, contact Mary Artmann at (719) 549-2365, or visit http://chass.colostate-pueblo.edu/veronikaquartet/pdf/2008_Honor_Quartet_Application.pdf