New Castle/Lawrence County, Pennsylvania


May 31 - June 13, 2020

Chamber Music & Orchestra Festival


For Pre-Professional Musicians
(ages 18-25)

  • Chamber music with similarly committed musicians

  • Chamber orchestra with performances of standard chamber orchestra repertoire

  • Coaching and instruction from nationally-recognized artist-faculty

  • Sessions in Body Mapping/Alexander Technique, career development, auditioning, and more

  • Two weeks in the relaxing setting of the Villa Maria Community Center in rural western Pennsylvania

  • A supportive and non-competitive environment where you are free to grow as a musician


For Our Community

  • Excellent concerts of beautiful chamber music throughout the community

  • Musicians from all around the United States and beyond visiting our community

  • Puts Lawrence County on the cultural map for a model community that supports a thriving, nationally-known music festival

  • Businesses and restaurants benefit from visiting musicians and concert audiences
    eating, drinking, and enjoying all that the area has to offer

Thank You to Our Supporters

The Armstrong Family

Gary and Judy Bruce

The Fulena Family

Robert and Rose Marie Izzo

Lawrence County Commissioners

Panella Family Foundation

New Castle Rotary #89

Nanette and Jonathan Solomon

Betty Stephenson

Patrick and Cory Zona

Lawrence County Tourism


Renova was one of the most exciting, enriching, and fun summer
chamber orchestra camps I’ve ever been too! I made life long
friends and I learned so much about myself as a musician. 

—2018 Festival Participant