Solo & String Quartet

Details

Dates: July 5-11, 2021
Where: Hawaii Convention Center
For Violinists, Violists, and Cellists, ages 9-19

The Solo and String Quartet (SSQ) offers dedicated students an emphasis on chamber music, private lessons and performance opportunities. Led by program director Ignace “Iggy” Jang, the students are encouraged to thrive under the guidance of an outstanding and inspiring faculty.

Younger students, as well as those enrolled in Summer School, follow a customized schedule.

Students enrolled in SSQ are encouraged to apply to the ensuing String Orchestra or Symphony Orchestra programs (July 5 – 12, 2020) to fully benefit from the Pacific Music Institute.

You will be redirected to our partner Acceptd to start the application process. From Start Application on the left menu, select Solo & String Quartet or SSQ and Orchestra.

2020 PMI SSQ Faculty

ViolinViolaCelloSSQ Clinicians
Eugene ChukhlovIgor Veligan (and violin) Parry KarpElton Masaki
Ignace (Iggy) JangAlex PeñaHannah Watanabe
Helen Liu
Joseph Stepec

Location

PMI SSQ is set in one of the world’s most unique and inspiring setting, the island of Oahu, home of Honolulu. The capital is the State’s urban hub, rich in history and famous for its scenic beauty, from Waikiki to the North Shore’s Sunset Beach.
Classes take place at the Hawaii Convention Center, with performances held at UH Manoa Orvis Auditorium and other venues.

Sample Schedule

  • 9:00 am: Chamber Music Coaching, Private Lesson or Practice
  • 10:45 am: Chamber Music Coaching, Private Lesson or Practice
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:15 pm: Masterclass, Private Lesson or Technique Class
  • 2:15 pm: Chamber Music Coaching, Private Lesson or Practice
  • 3:00 pm: Released for the day or Rehearsals, TBD
  • Evening: Released, Rehearsals or Performances, TBD
Please note: the PMI SSQ schedule will accommodate younger students as well as those attending summer school.

Pertinent Information

You will be redirected to our partner Acceptd to start the application process. From Start Application on the left menu, select Solo & String Quartet or SSQ and Orchestra. Please note: only one excerpt required for 2020.
Application DeadlinesFeeTuition (for SSQ only) 
Early Application (April 3)$30Hawaii Residents: $750
Late Application (May 15)$50Out-of-State Residents$1,000
Tuition does not include housing, meals, or transportation. Hawaii resident pricing is made possible by contributions that direct funds to improving access and opportunities for Hawaii youth. For more information, please visit the Tuition Page.
ScholarshipsFinancial Aid
Limited Scholarships may be awarded based on merit.Download the Financial Aid Form Here, fill out and email to [email protected] by April 3.

No applicant shall receive 100% tuition assistance. For more information, please visit the Financial Aid Page.

Dormitory Lodging
On-campus Room & Board available at Hale Aloha, 2571-2583 Dole St., Honolulu, HI 96822. Supervision provided by PMI. PLEASE NOTE: request must be made during the application process on Acceptd, and submitted no later than April 3.

Room & Board: $1,500. For more information, please visit the Dormitory Lodging Page.

TypeDue Dates
Early Application Deadline ($30) April 3
(Lodging request must be checked in the Application) April 3
Financial Aid Application DeadlineApril 3
Acceptance Notice April 17
Deposit Deadline to Secure ParticipationApril 27
Financial Aid NotificationMay 20
Late Application Deadline ($50) May 15
Late Acceptance NotificationMay 20
All Remaining Payment Deadline June 3

For more information, please visit the Due Dates Page. Questions? Send us an email!