Youth Leadership & Chamber Music Festival


 You’re Invited to the Free 2022 Youth Leadership & Chamber Music Festival Sponsored by the Montgomery Philharmonic
Woodwind, Brass, and String Ensembles




Mondays, June 27 to August 1, 2022
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Youth Leadership & Chamber Music Festival 7:00 – 9:15 PM 

All members of the Youth Chamber Music Festival are invited to stay for the 

Montgomery Philharmonic Summer Reading Sessions.
The festival is FREE to all who are interested and can commit to attending 5 sessions. 

You WILL NOT be accepted unless you can make all of the rehearsals and the performance.

Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church
610 S. Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Please contact:
Sandra Ragusa

Diana Loeb



 Monday, June 27 – Informational meeting and first rehearsal,
6:00–6:45 PM

• Chamber Music Festival –  July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 6:00–7:00 PM

• We offer FREE string ensemble, woodwind ensembles, and brass ensemble. 

• If COVID levels rise during the festival, we will rehearse outdoors in the parking lot of L & L Music across the street from GPC.

• Apply ONLINE ONLY at

• Please bring a music stand, pencil, and instrument to each session.

• Audition and Attendance Requirements – Short solo or etude 

and 2 scales of your choice (string players will NOT audition; 

they will be placed based on experience).You must attend all 

5 rehearsals and the performance.

• All intermediate level musicians are welcome – ages 11–19.

• After the audition (for placement), musicians will be divided into small ensembles by ability and instrumentation.

• During the summer months, the Montgomery Philharmonic 

holds weekly sight reading sessions for musicians in 

Montgomery County. You are welcome to join the orchestra 

for these reading sessions.

• Festival Concert – Friends and family are welcome – 

Monday, August 1, 8:15 PM

Montgomery Philharmonic

451 Hungerford Dr.
Suite 119-560
rockville, md 20850