ABOUT THE WA YOUNG ARTISTS CHAMBER MUSIC PROGRAM
The WA Young Artists Chamber Music Program (WAYACHAMP) offers string and piano students aged 10 - 17 opportunities to collaborate with other like-minded students and professionals in a celebration of chamber music.
WAYACHAMP's annual events typically include WAYACHAMP Perth, WAYAJAM, WAYACOMP, weekly sessions and regional programs.
Programs include rehearsals, tutorials, workshops and performances.
Founded in 2011, the Program's several annual events aim to assist in developing students' instrumental and ensemble skills under the tutelage of Australia's best chamber musicians. To date, over 500 students have participated in WAYACHAMP Programs.
WAYACHAMP's vision is to become a widely recognised centre of excellence within Australian music education, providing essential training for those aspiring to a career in music as well as collaborative and engaging experiences for all young musicians.
BENEFITS OF STUDYING CHAMBER MUSIC
To learn how to communicate effectively and collaboratively
"WAYACHAMP provides more than simple teaching or coaching. It is an interface.
model is one that modern secondary and tertiary systems cannot support due to their structure. Yet there is no other way to impart the many complex skills and dynamics other than by the kind of immersion that WAYACHAMP offers."