The 2023 Weston Music Festival is accepting applications! (Please hit the contact button above!)
The camp runs from Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am until 12:30 pm for the week of June 12-16, 2023.
simply the best faculty…
Unbelievable. If you had to pick one word to describe both the musical and the educational success of this faculty, the word is unbelievable.
Our faculty includes:
Celebrated cellist and camp director-Cornelia Brubeck
Accomplished violinist and Private Teacher-Akiko Rivera
Violin virtuoso and acclaimed private teacher, Mei Mei Luo
Suzuki Expert, violist and remarkable violinist, Francesca Puro
simply the best literature…
Chamber groups are set by expert faculty who select repertoire under the supervision of Cornelia Brubeck. During the week, Mrs. Brubeck adds pull out groups and experiences to ensure that each camper has the best experience and most appropriate literature hand tailored to their ability level.
simply the best snacks and activities..
Always a fruit option, salty and sweet, many are non-gmo and/or organic
Theme days and house rivalries enhance the experience (Handmade cake-pops below!!)
simply the best location..
Rural Southwest Ranches with a modern kitchen for snacks, and comfortable air conditioned rehearsal rooms and clean restrooms.
simply the most reasonable tuition…
$275 for the week
Faculty Focus #2 Francesca Puro
A South Florida Native, Francesca Puro began her violin studies at the age of five at the Palm Bech Suzuki School of Music. Her primary teachers include Joanna Sirlin, Suzanne Walter-Geissler, Bonnie Brown and Tina Raimundi.
Francesca is a two-time Irene Muir award nominee, is a Ruth Nelson Kraft Foundation Scholar, and is a recipient of the Morning Musicale Scholarship. Her performance experiences Southwest Florida Symphony and Five String Quartet Lynn conservatory’s New Music Festival in 2020 in collaboration with composer in residence Christopher Theofanodis.
Francesca has played alongside and for renowned artists including: Johannes Moser, Stella Fey Chen, Alec Holcomb, Julian Rhee, Andrea Bocelli, Caroline Campbell, Itzhak Perlman, Jon Nakamatsu, Elmar Oliviera, Guillermo Figueroa, David Cole, Carol cole, Lisa Leonard, and Andres Cardenes.
Passionate about quality music education, Francesca is a registered Suzuki teacher, has a private studio, and has worked as a chamber and orchestra coach at Youth All Star! and at Weston Christian academy. She has notably attended festivals at Brevard Music Center, NorthCarolina, Harvard, Massachussetts, Kuhmo (Finland), and Kiti (Finland) Puro has worked as a coach at the Weston Music Festival, Florida. She began playing the viola in the fall of 2022, and quickly fell in love with the instrument.
Francesca is currently a senior at Lynn Conservatory, studying with the esteemed Carol Cole. In her free time, she enjoys baking, cooking and painting as well as spending time with her family, friends and rescue dogs-Puppy, Pluto and roxy.