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What is it?


A 6-week chamber music course for higher level students with performance outcome and leadership training.

New in 2023, this program seeks to attract the higher level student and those potentially seeking future study in music at tertiary level. In the Intensive program, our focus is on two main outcomes:

  1. Skills development in chamber music focusing on professional level repertoire

  2. Leadership building through group discussion and set tasks. Students will be asked to contribute to discussions and reflections around the music and how they think it should be performed. They will also be given tools and mentorship to assist them with the task of organising and presenting their own concert. 

This program offers a hybrid of online and in person experiences to make effective use of students' busy schedules.


The program also aims to set up well balanced ensembles that have potential to continue playing together with continued support through WAYACHAMP. These ensembles would be ideal for entries into local and national competitions as well as for skills development and enjoyment.

Open to

15 places only, subject to audition:

Violin = 7 places

Viola = 3 places

Cello = 4 places

Piano = 1 place

These will form 3 string quartets and one piano trio

Students must be under 18


$240 per student

Key Dates

Excerpts released: December 2022

Application closing date: 6 January 2023

First round offers: 9 January

Weeks 1 - 3

(Online, exact days/times tbc)

Week 1 | commencing week of 23 Jan

Week 2 | 30 Jan

Week 3 | 6 Feb

Weeks 4 - 6

In person at UWA Conservatorium

Fridays 4:30 - 6:30pm

Week 4 | Rehearsals/Masterclass Friday 17 Feb 

Week 5 | Rehearsals/Masterclass Friday 24 Feb

Week 6 | Rehearsals/Performance Friday 3 March

How to Apply


Complete the application form below.

The application form must include recordings of 2 video excerpts (uploaded files or URLs) and a recent headshot.


Applications close on 6 January 2023

PDFs of set excerpts by instrument:

Intensive Application form
Upload video file of excerpts here
Upload video file of own choice piece here
Upload File
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