Thank you for your interest in the Emory Youth Chamber Program with the Vega Quartet! This page contains information on the 2018 application, audition repertoire, tuition and scheduling, as well as relevant dates and deadlines. Please read all information before submitting an application - if you still have questions, contact us at vega@vegaquartet.com. 

All applications must be submitted by 11pm on Sunday, Aug. 12th 2018.

Application and Audition

Please complete the online form and submit a $30 non-refundable application fee by clicking below.  In the week prior to the audition, you will be assigned an audition slot sometime between 1-6pm on Sunday, August 19th.  The email address that  you provide in your application will be used for all EYCP communication.

Auditions will be held at Emory University's Schwartz Center (1700 North Decatur Road; free parking available in Fishburne parking deck next door).  The audition room will be on the 2nd floor, and signs will be posted to direct you. 

You will have an opportunity on your application form to let us know of any scheduling restrictions on August 19th.  We will take this information under consideration when assigning times, although we may not be able to accommodate all requests.

Application Fee

Each applicant is required to submit a $30 non-refundable application fee before an application can be submitted and an audition scheduled. This fee is payable online via all major credit or debit cards, or directly via bank account.  We are unable to refund this fee due to audition cancellation.

The charge on your bank or credit card statement will read "Vega Quartet."

Repertoire

1. Two 3-octave scales and arpeggios

2. Two contrasting works or movements representing your current playing level.  A larger work with contrasting sections may also be acceptable.

3. Some short sight-reading excerpts may be given at the audition.

Scheduling

All EYCP activities generally take place on Sunday afternoons at Emory University, in a three hour span between 1-5:30pm. Groups receive a 1.5 hour coaching as well as space for a 1.5 hour rehearsal on their own. The specifics of the schedule is arranged between each group and their coach, and some flexibility may be possible on a case-by-case basis. Please communicate any scheduling restrictions as soon as possible.

Tuition

Tuition is $450 per student, and is due in full at the first meeting of the semester, payable by check made out to "Vega Quartet."***  This fee includes eight 1.5 hour coachings, as well as eight 1.5 hour rehearsals in a provided space, a masterclass and a public performance.  Coachings outside these parameters may be subject to additional fees, as agreed upon on a case-by-case basis between the Vega Quartet and participants.

***A limited amount of financial aid is available for qualified students, to be awarded at the discretion of the Vega Quartet upon request.