Adult Chamber Music Retreat

For pre-formed string, string/piano, and string/wind groups

September 23-25, 2022

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The Artaria String Quartet invites you to bring a pre-formed group of three to six players to our annual retreat where you will enjoy a weekend of comaraderie with other adult chamber musicians in the beautiful setting of historic Lanesboro, MN. Artaria members are experts in nurturing confidence in personal playing and the exchange of ideas in group rehearsals. A side by side reading session, an Artaria performance at the lovely Inn of the Sacred Clay, and a naturalist guided walk through karst forest will encourage your creativity and interpersonal skills to implement in a low-impact participant performance.

 

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Stay at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center with the Artaria String Quartet and fellow chamber musicians among the naturalists, or arrange to stay at one of Lanesboro's many fine B@B's. Proof of a negative Covid test and indoor KN95 masking are required.

Tuition per Participant: $300
Lodging at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • double occupancy suite $120/person 
  • single occupancy $170 
Lodging at Eagle Bluff includes breakfast. 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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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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WEEKEND SCHEDULE (REVISED)

 

Friday, September 23

2p - Check In | Get Introduced 

3-5p – Rehearsal | Coaching One

5:10p - ASQ Seminar in UC

6:30p - Dinner in Lanesboro (Junipers)

Saturday, September 24

7:50a - Breakfast at EB

9-11a -Rehearsal | Coaching Two

11-1p - Lunch in Lanesboro (Pedal Pushers)

1-3p – Rehearsal | Coaching Three

3p - Guided Nature Walk  

5:00p - ASQ Performance in UL

6:30p - Dinner in Lanesboro (Root River 102)

Sunday, September 25

7:50a - Coffee and Tea at EB

8-10a - Rehearsal | Coaching Four

10a - EB Gift Shop Open

10:30a - Brunch at EB 

11:30a - Check out 

12p - Warmups and Performances @ Bethlehem Lutheran

2p - Take Aways

What to Bring and Wear

  • Your part and score 

  • Music stand

  • Stand light

  • Pencils 

  • Metronome and Tuner

  • Recording device (optional)

  • Extra strings

  • Casual wear for all events

  • Walking shoes | Flashlight

  • Face mask for indoors

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Chamber Musicians on the Trail!

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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This program has been made possible, in part, with support from ACMP Associated Chamber Music Players.
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