Summer String Academy - mentors
AYPO is seeking talented string musicians currently in grades 9-12 (age 14 +) that are interested in being mentors for AYPO Summer String Academy. Mentors work throughout the week with eager young musicians in grades 3-6. During the String Academy, mentors participate in a side-by-side ensemble, provide one-on-one private music instruction, coach sectionals and assist with music literacy instruction. Other duties that may be required include set-up, logistical management and clean-up. At the conclusion of each day mentors will receive support and instruction in music education from the Academy Director, Laura Cahn. Mentors may volunteer to perform for the young musicians in a Mentor Showcase Recital. AYPO Summer String Academy mentors meet daily from 8:30AM-5:00PM, July 31-August 4 at Providence Presbyterian Church located at 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031. Mentors will be compensated $200.
To apply, please submit an application before June 30. Preference will be given to current AYPO Music Buddies Mentors who submit an application by May 1. Mentors will be notified by July 1. If you are under the age of 14 or would like to volunteer at SSA please email Laura Cahn firstname.lastname@example.org.