Junior Amici 2020-2021 Registration Form

Please submit a separate form for each registrant.

Welcome to the Junior Amici String Program! We are now accepting registrations for the 2020/2021 year.

We offer masterclass/technique, musicianship/ear training and chamber music to string students playing RCM level 3-5. Our program includes 22 classes, scheduled from 5:30- 7:15pm on Monday evenings. All classes are held at Bethany Chapel of Calgary, 3333 Richardson Way SW. Classes start September 28, 2020.

Schedule
5:30 – 6:15 pm     Ear Training. Andrea Poon will teach 2 levels of musicianship, alternating weeks
5:30 – 6:15 pm     Masterclass/Technique. Andrea Case and Andrea Poon will teach one masterclass each alternating weeks
6:20 – 7:15 pm     Chamber music – every week

Recitals
There will be four recitals per year. They will be on October 26 and December 7, 2020 and February 08 and April 19, 2021. These will be on Monday at 5:00pm at Bethany Chapel.

Accompaniment sessions are booked directly with the accompanist. Students in this program will also have a bursary of 60 minutes to be scheduled privately with the Amici accompanist.

The students will have the opportunity to participate in the Calgary Performing Arts Festival (CPAF) as part of their Jr. Amici chamber group.

Withdrawal from Program
In recognition of the impact on other participants of the program withdrawal after the program deadline of August 31, 2020 will be in effect.
September 01-September15:   a 50% penalty will be exacted
After September 15:                    no refund will be provided

Annual Volunteer Deposit
Volunteers are required for events during the year. We count on each family volunteering at sometime over the course of each calendar year (September 01-September01). Events have included setting and clearing recital receptions, assisting at end of year events, assisting with lunches during summer camps, assisting with fund raising events, working at casinos, participating on the Amici Board. Additional opportunities often occur. Emails are sent out as volunteers are required. Volunteers are selected on a first-come basis.

Amici String Program requires a $250 volunteer deposit from each family. Registration in the Amici Program assumes a commitment to fulfil volunteer requirement for the calendar year (September 01-September 01).

For 2020-2021, a cheque payable to Amici String Program Association of $250, postdated September 30, 2021 is required. (One deposit per family.) This cheque can be submitted at anytime before the program begins in the fall or on the first day of classes. Please do not use e-transfer to pay volunteer deposit.

A volunteer list will be maintained. Volunteer deposit cheques will be returned after September 30, 2021 to those fulfilling this requirement; all others will be deposited as a volunteer buyout.

Accompanist Subsidy
Registration in Masterclass or Masterclass and Chamber Music includes up to 60 minutes rehearsal time with an Amici accompanist.

Donations of $20 or more will receive a tax receipt.
(Tuition + Donation)
When you submit fees, please include the student name in the memo for future references.

Families can pay Amici via e-transfer by sending their online payment to treasurer.amicistring@gmail.com. Confirmation code is required when registering.

Registration forms may be emailed to amici.stringprogram@gmail.com if using e-transfer.
OR:
Please mail this application to:

Amici String Program
12 Sierra Vista Circle SW
Calgary, AB T3H 3A6

Technique and Masterclasses
Technique and masterclasses alternate weekly.
Chamber Music
Chamber music groups meet every week.
Summer Programs
We offer several summer programs, including the Amici String Camp and Stringfest for advanced students.
Programs for Young Children
The Amicini Program is for beginner students. There are several levels to choose from.
Recitals
Amici offers solo and chamber music recitals for all students, with accompaniment.