Adult Chamber Music Retreat

September 23-25, 2022

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For pre-formed string, string/piano, and string/wind groups, three to six players, in Lanesboro, MN.

The weekend retreat can accommodate up to six pre-formed ensembles and includes four one-hour coachings, unlimited group rehearsals, an interactive seminar, and informal performances by the ASQ and participant groups in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

 

Early sign-up is advised and is free!

 

Enjoy spending time with fellow chamber musicians, surrounded by over 250 acres of restored prairie and mixed hardwood forest in southeast Minnesota's Driftless Region, amidst highly skilled educator-performers, and naturalists at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center.

Tuition per Participant: $250
Lodging at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • double occupancy suite $150/person 
  • single occupancy $200 
Lodging at Eagle Bluff includes all meals. Please inform us of any food restrictions.

Note: Alternative lodging at your own expense is available at B&B's in Lanesboro.

Lanesboro MN downtown
Lanesboro MN downtown

Nestled in the Bluffs of the Root River Valley, Lanesboro is the hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota.

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The time to start planning your visit to Bluff Country is now…an autumn visit to Lanesboro may be just what you need after a busy summer.

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2012 Group photo
2012 Group photo

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Lanesboro MN downtown
Lanesboro MN downtown

Nestled in the Bluffs of the Root River Valley, Lanesboro is the hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, September 23

2p - Arrive| Circle of Introductions 

3-5p – rehearsal | coaching One

5:30p - dinner

7p - ASQ Seminar in DC

8p - sightreading or on your own

Saturday, September 24

7:50a - breakfast

9-11a -rehearsal | coaching Two

12:10p - lunch

1-3p – rehearsal | coaching Three

3p - guided nature walk | free time 

5:30p - dinner

7:00p - ASQ performance 

Sunday, September 25

7:30a - coffee and rolls to go

8-10a - rehearsal | coaching Four

10a - Gift Shop open

10:40a - brunch at EB 

11:30a - Check out 

12p - sound checks @ Faith Discovery Center

1p - participant performance @ Faith Discovery Center

2p - Circle of Take-Aways 

What to Bring and Wear

  • Your music and the score to your piece

  • Music stand

  • Stand light

  • Pencils 

  • Metronome and Tuner

  • Recording device (optional)

  • Extra strings

  • Casual wear (for all events)

  • Walking shoes | flashlight

  • Face mask

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Chamber Musicians!

Testimonials

"The most positive aspect of the retreat was the variety of advice we received, and the total engagement from all of you in the teaching process. I appreciate the enthusiasm which radiated from every one of you." -participant violinist

“Another outstanding chamber music retreat with Artaria! In addition to your exceptional technical and musical expertise you offer, each session is additionally enhanced by the contagious enthusiasm, joy, and passion each member brings to his/her coaching. Wonderful retreat!" -participant violist

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Participant Piano Trio 

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