Lyceum Music Festival Youth 2018

Making music and memories at the foot of the mountain! For advanced string players ages 7-17


  • For advanced string players ages 7-17.
  • LMFY will provide your young string player with a full symphonic experience!
  • Making music and memories at the foot of the mountain!
  • Enjoy exceptional music at the final concert.
  • Choice of three schedules will help accommodate your young string player (ages 7-17), or sign up for a daily enrichment class option only!
  • "Part of the fun for me was getting to know other really dedicated musicians my age."
  • American Heritage provides a beautiful, clean, and wholesome campus for students to learn.
  • Daily Enrichment Class including Youth Chorus, Cello Choir, Fiddling, Bass Workshop or new Mom & Tot Strings Class (ages 3-7)

Lyceum Music Festival Youth 2018

July 30 –  August 4

Guest Artist – Dr. Ryan Murphy

Associate Music Director 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Orchestra at Temple Square



Guest Organist – Clay Christiansen

Tabernacle Organist


concert information here





Lyceum Music Festival Youth

July 30 – August 4, 2018

This summer give your young artist the full-symphonic experience. String players ages 7-17 will have the incredible opportunity to participate in a week-long camp of fun and music at unbelievable prices on the beautiful American Heritage campus in American Fork. Highlights include:

  • Lyceum-Jr-2143webPlaying in a FULL SYMPHONIC orchestra with professional woodwind, brass, and percussion.
  • POWERFUL music including: Saint-Saens, Handel, Mozart, Dvorak, John Williams and more.
  • THREE LEVELS of orchestras.
  • Special GUEST artist, Ryan Murphy, Associate Music Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square
  • Week-long MENTORING by amazing professional musicians.
  • ENRICHMENT classes including Youth Chorus directed by Dr. Murphy, Cello Choir, Fiddling, Bass Workshop, Mom and Tot strings class (ages 3-7) and more!
  • Daily FUN including: games, music, performances, pool party, pizza party, final concert at the Salt Lake City Tabernacle, etc.

We encourage you to register early. Enrollment is limited and is on a first–come, first–served basis.  Full-time participants must meet the performance standards described for your schedule.

Scholarships ARE available!


 Lyceum Music Festival Youth participants are admitted by audition or invitation only. See Getting Started for all the details.

Lyceum-Jr-2121webApplication deadline for all participants is May 31. A non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration ($100 for all orchestra schedules).
A late fee will be added to registrations received after May 31. Registration is on-going until filled. Select instruments may be filled prior to or after the registration deadline depending on instrument availability. Enroll soon to save your spot. Once your instrument section is full all other applicants will be turned away.  We are now accepting enrollment applications for all string instruments and ensembles:


Orchestra A – $400
Orchestra B – $300
Orchestra C – $200
We will also accept enrollment applications for Enrichment Classes only.  Select from Youth Chorus, Cello Choir, Fiddling, Bass Workshop or Mom & Tot String Class – $70 (note: An enrichment class of your choice is included with all three orchestra schedules).



In addition to affordable tuition rates, select applicants may qualify to receive a scholarship award. Limited scholarships are available for financial need, talent as well as family discounts (3 or more participants in LMFY from one family).  In order to place you in an orchestra and offer you a scholarship to our camp you must submit your digitally recorded audition; see audition requirements. To be eligible, students must submit the scholarship application by May 31st. Scholarship applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis so it is in the best interest of the applicant to apply as soon as possible. Scholarship awards will not exceed the amount of tuition and only one scholarship may be redeemed. Scholarships cannot be used on enrichment class only registrations. Lyceum-Jr-2114webReceiving a scholarship does not guarantee a chair in the Festival. Scholarship recipients are under the same instrumentation restrictions as other applicants as all seats are filled on a first-come first-serve basis. Scholarship applicants may register paying only the $100 deposit and wait to pay the remainder of the balance until they are notified regarding the status of their scholarship application. Scholarship applicants whose participation is contingent upon receiving a scholarship should apply early and wait to register until they are notified regarding their scholarship application. The $100 deposit collected at registration is NON-REFUNDABLE

We also have some scholarships for students of parents who are willing to help with the festival:

  • Librarian – filled
  • Daily Games/Activities
  • Saturday Dinner Chairman
  • Daily lunches for faculty
  • Pianist for Orchestra C
  • Set up on Monday morning before LMFY

Please contact Festival Director if you are interested in one of these jobs that offer scholarships. We can offer a scholarship in your name if you make a donation to the LMFY scholarship fund!  You can donate online.  The donation needs to be noted as a scholarship.  Scholarship applications can be emailed to 

CLICK HERE to download the 2018 Scholarship Application.


Please Note Friday’s times.  Enrichment Classes (other than Youth Chorus) will be performing at the Faculty Recital at 4:30 pm.
Saturday’s Call Times and Rehearsal schedule will be announced soon – Orchestras A, B & C, and Youth Chorus will rehearse at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square with our professional brass, woodwind and percussion players prior to the 6:00 pm Concert.

CLICK HERE for a schedule that can be downloaded and printed.