Chamber Summer Program

After a long hiatus, the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras (EPSYO) will hold its annual Chamber Summer Program this coming June! The program is open to both current EPSYO members and non-EPSYO members to partake in.

We are excited to announce that we will be in collaboration with the UTEP Department of Music!

Program rules and information can be found below. We look foward to hosting everyone!

Chamber Summer Camp is open to both

current and non-EPSYO members!

*Participants must be under the age of 23 by start date.*

For any questions concerning eligibility, please contact Mr. Nathan Black or the EPSYO office by phoning 915.525.8978.

General Manager, Mr. Nathan Black:

Program Information

  • Camp will take place June 13-16, 2023.
  • Location: UTEP Fox Fine Arts Building (FFA)
  • Applications must be received by Friday, May 26, 2023. Late submissions will be considered by formal request to Mr. Black. 
  • Faculty will include current EPSYO conductors and coaches, UTEP professors, and local music educators.
  • Program is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion.
Tentative Schedule
  • Rehearsal
    • 10 am – 12 pm
  • Lunch
    • 12 pm – 1 pm
  • Ensemble Coaching
    • 1 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Recital
    • June 16, 7 pm @ FFA Recital hall
Audition Process

Audition Video Requirments

  • Two scales of your choosing
  • Solo of your choice (2 minute minimum)
  • Video must be submitted through a YouTube or We Transfer link.
  • A $115 fee is required.

Payment can be accepted in the EPSYO office or over the phone.

Should you have any questions/concerns pertaining to this fee, please contact the EPSYO main office.

Students will be grouped based on quality of their playing and the rigor of the chosen audition material.

Participants applying as a pre-formed ensemble must submit individual auditions.


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