Golden Chamber Orchestra
Starts Monday, February 6th, 2017
All ages welcome. Open to Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass Players. Meets every Monday.
Beginners: At least one year of private lessons or 2-3 years of school orchestra recommended. Participants should be able to sight read easy music in the first position.
Advanced: Several years of private lessons or orchestra, Suzuki Book 4 and higher (or equivalent) is recommended. Participants should be able to shift in higher positions, use vibrato, and sight read.
The cost is $165 after February 1st. Early bird price is $137.50.
- Referral Program
- Guest Conductor Gregory Walker
- Concert is Monday, May 22nd 2017
Orchestra Rehearses Mondays at the Lakewood Building
Beginners - 5:30 pm | Advanced - 6:45 pm
10395 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood CO
Justino Perez graduated from Humboldt State University with honors and was the recipient of the Van Duzer Scholarship, Fulkerson Scholarship, President of the Music Club, a Presidential Scholar, and the recipient of the Outstanding student Award with Most Individual Artistic Achievement. At HSU Mr. Perez had the honor of developing and teaching his own music theory lab courses. Also an active composer, Justino studied Composition with renown composers Stacy Garrop and David Rakowski and has participated in the Fresh Inc festival for new music premiering two new works including Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, at The Ravinia Music Festival, as well as I Just Lost to Myself at Hide and Seek, written for The Eclipse Trio. As composer he frequently premieres works with many school ensembles and youth orchestras across the United States. Most recently he was a finalist for the Prestigious Morton Gould young composers award.
Mr. Perez currently teaches strings full time in Wheatridge CO, where he directs many ensembles including a 30 piece student cello choir. During the summers Justino teaches music theory in Porterville, California, Composing and arranging in Boulder, CO, and Chamber music in Golden, CO.
Most importantly Justino is working on a new method book containing all original music meant to inspire imagination and passion for music all while honing reading and ensemble skills through experiential music, and writing music for an online playlist of original music meant to inspire imaginative listening in youth (available under imaginative listening tab).