16th Annual Burnside Music Festival

July 8-26, 2019

Jing-Huey Wei, Director

Learn the Fun way.

Daily Classes (from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM) in:

  • Warm-up Scales and Technical Exercises
  • Chamber Music (Quartets, Duets, Trios) Coached by Professionals
  • String Ensemble
  • Music Theory
  • Jazz Improvisation and World Music
  • Film making and film scoring during creative hours

Lunch (Gourmet Food) and Snack provided

Final concert at close of Festival for all participants.

Location: Dallin School, Arlington MA

Check out our web site for more details:


or contact Jing-Huey Wei



Who is teaching the festival?

Carion Chu, bass A native of Hong Kong, Carion was fascinated by the sound of the Double Bass and took up the instrument. She had her debut�on the Radio Hong Kong in 1980. Her teachers include Rodney Slatford in London�and Franco Petracchi in Italy, who is the pioneer of advance thumb position theory. �She performed in England, France, Israel, Cyprus, and Australia. Carion graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with the Craft Prize. Since moving to the Boston area in 1988 she has been an active freelancer. She is�currently principal double bass in the Cape Symphony Orchestra�and the Plymouth Philharmonic.

Jing-Huey Wei, violin and viola Ms. Wei is the string program director for Arlington Public Schools and teaches after school private lesson in Arlington. As a professional violist, she plays with various orchestras and chamber music groups around New England.

Seth Hamlin, theory, improvisation, film. (BM New England Conservatory of Music, MM from University of Southern California, Diploma in Film scoring, Berklee College of Music).
A Boston area freelance trombonist playing everything from salsa to jazz to classical. Mr. Hamlin has appeared on recordings under such labels as Naxos, OM, and Bib Records. Composer of orchestral and pop music. Faculty member of University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Renee Delgado, Cello

Mauricio Rey Gallego, cello

Jennifer Fan, Cello

Ming-Hui Lin, Cello

At Burnside students produce, direct, act in, shoot, edit and score their own short films in the course of the camp.

Some efforts from previous years.

World Cup


Burnside Story
Classes will be held during Burnside Camp. Info available upon request.
Who are eligible to participate?
String players who have more than one year of playing experience.

Fee and registration:
Tuition: $1100 ($1000 before May 1, 2019)
($780 for 2 weeks)

Application Form



Instrument______________Teacher's name____________________________

School Grade____________

Number of years of playing on instrument_______________

Recent pieces studied______________________________________________________

Contact in case of Emergency________________________________________________

Tuition: $1100 ($1000 before May 1, 2018)
($780 for 2 weeks)

If the participant is coming for two weeks, please specify which two weeks

Please make checks payable to Burnside Festival

Return Application to:

57 Quincy St., Arlington MA 02476