Stars of Tomorrow:
Stars of Tomorrow concerts take place on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm and on Saturday afternoons at 3:00pm. Students submit signed forms the Saturday prior to the concerts. Not every piece submitted will be performed.
All pieces, including sonatas, must be performed from memory, except for ensembles of three of more players. Only students with medical reasons preventing them from being able to memorize music will be excused from this requirement.
Concert Dress is required:
- Men – Dark dress slacks and a dress shirt. Tie and jacket are optional.
- Women – Dressy slacks and blouses or formal dresses.
- No flip-flops, sandals, sneakers, or other casual footwear.
Celebrity Series Concerts:
Select students will be invited to perform on the Celebrity Series concerts. These concerts are with faculty members in select chamber ensembles. Rehearsals for the Celebrity Series take place in the weeks leading up to the concert, and every day the week of the concert. Concerts take place on Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:30pm.
The Heifetz Institute provides a variety of other performance opportunities around the Shenandoah Valley. A weekly Brown Bag concert has been established in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library on Monday afternoons at 12pm. The Stars in Action – Behind the Scenes series is on Tuesday afternoons at 12pm and features a Q&A session with the audience. Other concerts are announced in the weeks prior to the performance date. For most concerts of these concerts, students will have the ability to sign up and are encouraged to use these opportunities as ways to experiment with pieces they are working on.