Young people at all ability levels can enhance their musical skills by working with professional musicians through the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Summer Music Workshops.
Workshops will be held Aug. 4-8.
String courses include Prelude Strings for beginning string players, Philharmonia for intermediate to upper intermediate students and Sun Valley Youth Orchestra for advance level musicians
Other courses offered are the Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Program for intermediate to advanced level players, a Piano Program for beginning to advanced students, Concert Choir for beginning to intermediate voice students and Chamber Singers for upper intermediate to advanced students.
Elective courses for 2014 include private lessons, chamber music experience, improvisation, composition, conducting workshop, piano for non-piano players, viola for violin players and careers in music brown-bag lunch discussions.
An advanced level premier program is offered Aug. 2-9. Space is limited in these programs and an audition recording is required. Application forms and recording instructions are available at www.svsummersymphony.org/education/applications.
Boarding for advanced program students is available at the Community School Residential Hall in Warm Springs.
Costs vary. A fee schedule and additional information is available at the Sun Valley Summer Symphony website or at the SVSS Music Education Office at (208) 578-5464.