Elm City ChamberFest is a 10-day intensive chamber music program dedicated to providing the highest level of chamber music instruction for intermediate to advanced string players aged 8-18. The focus is on building core ensemble skills while simultaneously achieving the highest level of music making possible at each individual's level. Set on the campus of the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT. students receive daily coachings, twice weekly private lessons, guest master classes, as well as daily classes in music theory, Yoga/Alexander Technique, World Drumming/Jazz Improv. There are weekly student performances as well as faculty and guest artist recitals. Auditions preferred for appropriate group placement. Video, DVD or Cassette tapes accepted. 2006 session begins June 26th and ends July 9th (no classes July 1-4).