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S46-250x200-CWCoaching 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.

La Jolla Riford Library (Directions)
No reservation necessary. Limited Seating. Held only during SummerFest.

S46-250x200-OROpen Rehearsals
Open Rehearsals are scheduled throughout SummerFest and provide the audience with a rare opportunity to observe the intricate rehearsal process. These rehearsals reveal the arduous preparation that leads to the spectacular collaboration involved in making music.

No reservation necessary. No Late Seating
(Doors will open 10 minutes prior to the start time listed below for each rehearsal. These are working rehearsals and no entry is allowed once they have begun.)

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.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (Directions)
No reservation necessary. Limited Seating. Held only during SummerFest.