Sprouts is an early intervention music education program based on the key components of the Suzuki Violin Method and El Sistema targeting students as early as 3-years-old.  HCM has been selected to pilot Sprouts in Kansas City in the fall of 2017.

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2017 Heartland Chamber Music 
Festival Concerts

Faculty and Guests Concert
Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 pm
Polsky Theatre, JCCC
free and open to the public

Harlem String Quartet
Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 pm
Polsky Theatre, JCCC
2 day residency and performance

Junior Festival Concert
Thursday, August 3 at 7:00 pm
Polsky Theatre, JCCC
Young chamber musicians 15 and under

Festival Scholars Concert
 Friday, August 4 at 7:00 pm
Polsky Theatre, JCCC
Local and National up-and-coming Young Artists 

Student Concert I
Saturday, August 5 at 2:00 pm
Yardley Hall, JCCC
Chamber music students ages 12-26 perform the classics

Student Concert II
Saturday, August 5 at 7:00 pm
Yardley Hall, JCCC
Chamber music students ages 12-26 perform the classics


Hear about String Sprouts

Photos include the 2016 Summer Festival and Festival Scholars and Camerata Chamber Orchestra's LIVE performance on KPR, the Firebird Quartet participating in a masterclass with Michael Stern and Hallpass school outreach concerts.

See Heartland Festival participants playing  here.

Heartland Chamber Music is an award-winning student chamber music Academy in the heart of Kansas City. Each summer over 100 string and piano students, ages 8-26 from all over the world gather for the Heartland Chamber Music Festival in Overland Park, Kansas at Johnson County Community College. Students receive instruction from internationally renowned music faculty and present free summer concerts in Yardley Hall. Our music school provides year-round chamber music education, and private lessons in both Suzuki and the traditional method, taking place at the Barstow School. Our young artists also have the opportunity to audition for The Camerata Chamber Orchestra for additional Outreach performance opportunities.

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