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Dates: July 14-19, 2018
Time: Sat-Wed 2-5:30pm, Thurs 12-2:45pm and 7pm Concert
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello
Faculty: Will Chen, Peter Ing, Robert Richardson, Joel Stobbe
Requirements: Suzuki Book 4+, RCM Grade 5+
Cost: $300 (by June 1) $375 (by June 15)
A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required at the time of registration.
Students should register by June 1 to enable repertoire to be assigned and learned in advance. No registration is accepted for this program after June 15.

The Team Music program brings string students together to play chamber music and develop their ensemble skills. Students will be placed into trios and quartets, and will also participate in a chamber ensemble together with all of the camp participants. Pre-formed groups are welcome.

2018 Summer Camp Registration Form


Saturday July 14

  • Coaching session: 2-3pm or 4:30-5:30pm
  • Large chamber ensemble: 3:15-4:15pm

Sunday-Tuesday, July 15-17, 2-5:30pm

  • Coaching session
  • Large ensemble

Wednesday, July 18, 2-5:30pm

  • Two coaching sessions
  • Large ensemble

Thursday, July 19, 12-2:45pm, 7pm Concert

  • Coaching session
  • Large ensemble final rehearsal
  • Final concert, Rose Gellert Hall


Master classes and lessons may be arranged with Team Music faculty Monday through Thursday, July 16-19.

3 Students/hr

  • 2 classes
  • Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday
  • RCM Gr 1-3 only
  • Cost: $50

2 Students/hr

  • 2 classes
  • Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday
  • Cost: $75

Private Lesson

  • One or more lessons may be arranged Monday through Thursday
  • Cost: $75 per lesson


Facutly Biographies

Will Chen

Violinist Will Chen’s performances have taken him all over Canada, Europe and the United Kingdom as a soloist and chamber musician with the rising group Mainzer Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. He is a member of the Rose Gellert String Quartet. B. Mus from University of Victoria; masters degree from Hochschule fur Musik Mainz, Germany. He has studied with teachers such as Patricia Shih, Ann Elliott-Goldschmid, Gwen Thompson, Roger Chase and Ann Shih.

Peter Ing

M. Mus, University of British Columbia; Suzuki training. Active freelance musician; performances throughout North America and Europe. Has performed with the Vancouver Island Symphony, Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, and Kamploops Symphony. Member of the Rose Gellert String Quartet.

Robert Richardson

B. Mus, M. Mus. Teacher and conductor at Suzuki workshops throughout North America and beyond. Guest presenter and speaker at SAA teachers’ conferences and leadership retreats. Faculty member, Brandon Univeristy, and director of the Brandon Suzuki Institute. Performs frequently with the Brandon Chamber Players, of which he is a founding member.

Joel Stobbe

Artistic Diploma of Music Performance from the Augsburg Conservatory of Music in Germany, regularly performing as soloist and with chamber music groups in Germany, France and Italy. Upon his return to Canada, Joel was a founding member of the Borealis String Quartet (2000-2005). Faculty member and and Program Coordinator at LCMS. Currently conductor of the Surrey Youth Orchestra and LCMS Concert Orchestra.