Adult Chamber Music Retreat
September 24-26, 2021
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: $225
Lodging at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center:
double occupancy suite $130/person
single occupancy $180
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.
Schedule of Events
Friday, September 24
2pm - Arrive| Circle of Introductions
3-5pm – rehearsal | coaching One
5:30pm - dinner
7pm - ASQ Seminar in DC
8pm - sightreading or on your own
Saturday, September 25
7:30am - breakfast
9-11am -rehearsal | coaching Two
12pm - lunch
1-3pm – rehearsal |coaching Three
3-5pm - free time
5pm - ASQ performance
6pm - dinner
Sunday, September 26
7:30am - coffee and rolls to go
8-10am - rehearsal | coaching Four
10:30am - brunch at EB or on your own
11:30am - Check out
12pm - sound checks
1pm - participant performance
2pm - Circle of Take-Aways
What to Bring and Wear
Your music and the score to your piece
Metronome and Tuner
Recording device (optional)
Casual wear (for all events)
Walking shoes | flashlight
"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
Participant Piano Trio