Young Artist Concerto Performances

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule    July 18, 19, 20, 22            

 Note: first two dates are 7-10 p.m. rehearsals at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.   Third date in each group is a Friday 7:30 p.m. performance at the Camarillo United Methodist

Church, and the final date in each group is a 2:30 performance at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.   There will also be a late afternoon or evening run through with the conductor the Monday of performance week prior to start of rehearsals or the previous week.

Appassionata Program

September 2018 – June 2019

General  information and Description

This outstanding educational program supports young musicians in Ventura County and surrounding communities.

The young musicians participate in Master Classes led by distinguished, artists, perform in student recitals, and in recitals at different venues in the community. This program is the first step in becoming a soloist with the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic. Any student wishing to audition to solo In an Opus concert must be enrolled in the Appassionata Program.

Auditions for the 2019 Opus concert season will be held on November 10th, 2018.

To enroll in the Appassionata program the student must be under 18 years of age. Either the student, parent, or teacher must live in Ventura County, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Calabasas or Malibu.

Registration will open in the Fall and remains open throughout the school year.

Further information will be posted in due time on this website.

Appassionata Program contact information:

Piano: Ornela Ervin at

Strings: Elise Goodman at