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Spivey Hall Honor Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Lauren Bernofsky, conductor

All Ages
$5 Performance
$55 Workshop (November 10-11, 2016)


The Spivey Hall Chamber Orchestra Workshop provides an opportunity for exceptional high school string players to work with an acclaimed orchestral expert. Participants are exposed to advanced orchestral literature. Students from all metro-Atlanta schools may be recommended by their teachers to participate.  The workshop culminates in a public performance.

Spivey Hall welcomes Dr. Lauren Bernofsky as the 2016 Spivey Hall Honor Chamber Orchestra Workshop conductor. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in violin and composition from The Hartt School, a Master’s Degree in composition from the New England Conservatory, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in composition from Boston University. She has been a Professor of Ear Training at the Peabody Institute, and she currently serves as the Music Director of the Musical Arts Youth Organization (MAYO) in Bloomington, IN. She gives clinics and guest conducts at regional strings festivals.In addition to writing for professional performers, she has a strong commitment to creating music for young musicians and encouraging young composers. Read more: Lauren Bernofsky bio

Music educators  may nominate high school string students (9th-12th grades) for this opportunity.  Participating students must commit to attending all rehearsals and performances in full.  Click on the 2016 Nomination Form below to nominate your students today!



Registration is $55 for students. Rehearsals will take place on the following dates and times:

Nom Deadline Friday 30-Sep-16
Reg Deadline Friday 14-Oct-16
Pre-rehearsal Thursday 3-Nov-16 2p-8pm
Rehearsal 1 Thursday 10-Nov-16 5-8:30p
Rehearsal 2 Friday 11-Nov-16 10a-6p
Concert Friday 11-Nov-16 7:30p


O Fortuna from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
Five Songs on Poems of Robert Herrick by Lauren Bernofsky
The Frozen Heart
The Spell
Epitaph Upon a Child
The Succession of the Four Sweet Months

Strings Cut Loose by Brian Balmages
Abendstern by Lauren Bernofsky
Adagio in G Minor for Strings and Organ by Tomaso Albinoni

Admissions Policy

Spivey Hall Workshop Performances are open to the public. **School age children and adults are welcome.

Spivey Hall Forthcoming Performances

All Ages
$5 Performance
$65 Workshop (Sep 29-Oct 1) MORE INFO