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Community Engagement Activities

Coaching Workshops
SummerFest Coaching Workshops are intensive master classes, conducted by senior artists from the festival roster, and offered to the young artists participating in our Fellowship Artist Program and local advanced students. All Coaching Workshops are open to the public, further providing students with the opportunity to present their work to a discerning audience.

Free Admission. No reservation necessary. Limited seating
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Open Rehearsals

Observe the intricate rehearsal process as LJMS’ Leah Rosenthal and Allison Boles, joined by special guests, introduce each work prior to the start of the rehearsal. These are working rehearsals and no entry is allowed once they have begun. Doors will open for the audience to select seats 10 minutes prior to the start of each rehearsal.

Free Admission. No reservation necessary.
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SummerFest Encounters provide an opportunity for you to get up-close-and-personal with the music and the musicians to deepen your understanding and enjoyment of the programs presenting during SummerFest. Past Encounters have covered in-depth considerations of music history and theory, roundtable discussions with composers-in-residence, and presentations on developing a successful career in music as well as special Performance Encounters, for that intimate chamber music experience.

Free Admission. No reservation necessary. Limited Seating.
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For more information about La Jolla Music Society’s Education Programs, please contact Allison Boles, Education Manager, at 858.459.3724 or