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NIDO CHAMBER MUSIC FEST INVITATION

Nido de Aguilas School invites you to participate in the third Interscholastic Nido Chamber Music Fest. Please note that this is not a competition, but a Festival. Student musicians will participate as an ensemble.

The main objectives of the event are:

  1. To encourage participation in western art music.
  2. To build confidence and self-esteem.
  3. To have young people demonstrate initiative, commitment and dedication to perform classical chamber music.

Nido Chamber Music Festival is a two day festival that runs from Wednesday 28 of November 12.00pm-5.00pm and Thursday 29 of November 3.30pm-7.00pm with a concert performance at 6pm on Wednesday 29 of November. It is open to EYS, Elementary, Middle and High School students from beginners to advanced players, this includes students from ages 5 to 18. If students want to participate in more than one piece in another ensemble, they can participate in a maximum of 3 ensembles.

The Nido Chamber Music Festival will include masterclasses conducted by professional musicians.

Registration ends on Friday October 5th, 2018. Register here.

Auditions: Every ensemble must send a video to chambermusicfest@nido.cl before October 19th 2018.

Preparing for Auditions:

  • Prepare a well-polished performance
  • No written or oral comments—performance only.
  • Home filming is usually adequate.
  • Use a tripod or set your camera on a stead surface.
  • Camera must focus on players hand position and show entire body if possible.
  • Each piece must be one continuous take—no video splicing.
  • Please review your recording for good video and audio quality before submitting.
  • Audition must be submitted online (any video format will work)
  • Nido Chamber Music Fest is designed for: instrumental ensembles, vocal ensembles and vocal - instrumental groups.
  • Ensembles must have a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 9 students.
  • The audition piece(s) must be no more than 5 minutes of music.
  • Repertoire for the audition must be Western Art music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical or Romantic time period.
  • A panel of Chamber Music specialists will be judging auditions and will decide about participation in Nido Chamber Music fest.


We are very excited in organizing Nido's third Interscholastic Chamber Music Festival and look forward to making this festival a success for all teachers and students participating.

Sincerely,

Anna Wiesner

Nido Chamber Music Fest Coordinator

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Join us at our annual Fiesta Huasa event Saturday, September 1st, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Nido baseball field.

WELCOME BACK FROM HS PRINCIPAL MCKENNA

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I love the start of school. It brings with it a new sense of possibility, excitement, and challenge.

WELCOME BACK FROM MS PRINCIPAL SHAWE

I trust that your child enjoyed the winter break – traveling, reading (I hope!), sleeping a bit later – and that she/he returned home today excited about the start of the new school year.

WELCOME BACK FROM ES PRINCIPAL JAMES

I hope your vacations were restorative and included plenty of family time and positive memories. One of my favorite parts about a new school year, is hearing all of the stories from students as I walk the playground and through classrooms.

WELCOME BACK FROM EYS PRINCIPAL COTA

One of my favorite aspects of working within the Early Years School (EYS) is being able welcome the new and returning students to the EYS. It is such a joy to see the excitement and sometimes the apprehensive looks upon their faces as they enter their classrooms filled with new friends, teachers and environments.

WELCOME BACK FROM ATHLETICS

At Nido, Athletics plays an important role in our community and especially in our student athletes' lives. We offer structured, organized sports and ongoing physical activities.

WELCOME BACK FROM THE ARTS

The Fine Arts Building Office would like to extend our welcome for the 2018-2019 school year. We'd like to invite you to the artistic activities we have scheduled throughout the year in hopes of counting with your presence as its the motivation and drive for our young artists.

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I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to work with your students during this year, most recently as the Interim Principal of the High School.

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