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Lyra is a chamber music program designed to develop the collaborative performance skills of young musicians who are just starting their musical instrument training. 

Who qualifies for Lyra?

Young string players ages 6 and up, at the beginning of their musical journey, taking weekly one-on-one private lessons with an instructor, either at the Academy through our Virtuoso Pathway*, or through a private teacher outside the Academy. 

Here are the ways Lyra enhances and develops the students' collaborative playing:

  • Small groups provide a more precise and individualized attention to younger students.
  • Groups will be assigned by matching the students' playing level, providing a fun experience for the students.
  • Weekly Chamber Music group lessons led by leading Annapolis Symphony Orchestra musicians.
  • Perform exciting Chamber Music repertoire on Annapolis Symphony Academy concerts.

Included with Lyra - Exclusive Annapolis Symphony Academy benefits:​

  • Workshops with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra soloists, guest artists and speakers.
  • Performance opportunities.
  • Community service.
  • Assistance with applications and auditions (summer festivals, colleges & universities)
  • Access to Annapolis Symphony Orchestra rehearsals.
  • Complimentary Annapolis Symphony Orchestra concert access (live or online via Symphony+)

Learn more by clicking here.

Strings players