2018 GUIDE TO SUMMER PROGRAMS


UNITED STATES
Alabama
Univ. of Alabama School of Music - Druid City Opera Workshop
LOCATION
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
MUSICAL FOCUS
For singers, apprentice coach/pianists, & apprentice stage directors; performances of scenes & arias; daily coachings & rehearsals of assigned rep & rep of artist's choice; daily classes in acting, dance, movement.
AGE & LEVEL
Mininum of 19 years; no maximum.
DATES
May 16-24, 2018
COST $1250 (all inclusive: tuition, housing, lunches).
STUDENTS 22
TEACHERS 12
CONTACT INFORMATION
Paul Houghtaling, Director
PO Box 870366
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366
UNITED STATES

Alaska
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
LOCATION
University of Alaska Fairbanks & other Fairbanks locations, Alaska
MUSICAL FOCUS
Study-performance festival.
AGE & LEVEL
High school graduates & adults; no audition to register (audition for scholarships & seating/placement).
DATES
July 15-29, 2018
STUDENTS 800-1000
TEACHERS 120
CONTACT INFORMATION
James Menaker, Director
James Wardlaw-Bailey, Dori Nix
PO Box 82510
Fairbanks, AK 99708
UNITED STATES
907-474-8869
SOCIAL LINKS
Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Summer Music Festival
LOCATION
Kenai Peninsula, Homer, Alaska
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes, individual lessons, ensemble lessons, concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
16-adults; advanced beginner & beyond; no audition.
DATES
July-August
STUDENTS 75
TEACHERS 6
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tammy Vollom-Matturro, Artistic Director
355 West Pioneer Avenue, Suite 200
Homer, AK 99603
UNITED STATES
907-235-4899

Arizona
Chaparral MusicFest
LOCATION
Trinity Presbyterian Church (CCMW), St. Luke's Episcopal Church (CSA), Prescott, Arizona
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chaparral Chamber Mus. Workshop, Chaparral Suzuki Academy (piano, violin).
AGE & LEVEL
13-seniors (Chamber Mus. Workshop), 6-12 (Suzuki Academy: violin & piano in Books 1-4).
DATES
June 1-3, 2018 (CCMW), June 6-9, 2018 (CSA)
COST $205 (Chamber Mus. Workshop), $325 (Suzuki Academy); scholarships available
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Dr. Katherine Shields, Dr. Andrew O'Brien, Dr. Stefanie Gardner, Dr. Laura Tagawa, Dr. Henry Flurry
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Katherine Shields, Chaparral Chamber Music Workshop (CCMW); Dr. Laura Tagawa, Chaparral Suzuki Academy (CSA)
406 Arena Drive
Prescott, AZ 86301
UNITED STATES
480-980-6516

California
American Bach Soloists Academy
LOCATION
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Historical performance; instrumental & vocal.
AGE & LEVEL
20-35; advanced student & young professional; recorded audition required.
DATES
July 30-August 13, 2018
STUDENTS 50
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Jeffrey Thomas, Robert Mealy, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Max van Edmond, John Thiessen, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jeffrey Thomas
44 Page Street, Suite 403
San Francisco, CA 94102-5975
UNITED STATES
415-621-7900
Program websites:
SOCIAL LINKS
California Opera - Summer Opera Arts & Education Festival
LOCATION
Fresno, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Workshop, master class, private consultation & stagecraft training culminate in fully staged opera, operettas, opera scenes, chamber operas, musical theater, art song, oratorio & recitals.
AGE & LEVEL
Young artists.
DATES
July-August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edna Garabedian
PO Box 9741
Fresno, CA 93794
UNITED STATES
559-225-6737 (559-CAL-OPERA)
Catalina Piano Performance Workshop for Adults
LOCATION
Catalina Island, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intense study of piano music & performance; music theory, daily lessons, performance recital open to the public.
AGE & LEVEL
21 & up, amateurs & professionals.
DATES
August
CONTACT INFORMATION
46-212 Cypress Estates
Palm Desert, CA 92260
UNITED STATES
Central Coast Harp Workshop
LOCATION
Los Angeles, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Lever & pedal harp; performance practices; harp solo, ensemble & chamber music repertoire.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; harpists of all levels.
DATES
July or August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marcia Dickstein, Harpist/Teacher/Artistic Director
PO Box 492225
Los Angeles, CA 90049
UNITED STATES
310-472-9740
Hidden Valley Music Seminars Master Class Series
LOCATION
Carmel Valley, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes; oboe, flute, jazz flute, English horn, cello, violin, viola, clarinet, bassoon.
AGE & LEVEL
Pre-professional & professional; audition required.
DATES
Summer
COST Approx. $1200 per 5.5 day master class (includes room, board, & tuition).
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 15
Featured Teachers
Principals of major American orchestras, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Peter T. Meckel, General Director
PO Box 116
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
UNITED STATES
831-659-3115
SOCIAL LINKS
Idyllwild Arts Academy & Summer Program
LOCATION
Idyllwild, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive program for advanced & serious singers & chamber & orchestra musicians; Summer Jazz Intensive; Harp & Piano Performance Intensives for exploring interests in solo, chamber & orchestral performance.
AGE & LEVEL
Grades 9-12 (Academy); ages 13-18, recent high school graduates (Summer Program).
DATES
June 24-July 8, 2018 (Jazz), July 9-August 5 (Large Ensembles & Chamber), July 22-August 5 (Songwriting)
COST $3260 (two-week residential program); discounts may apply for membership in
STUDENTS 65-70 Academy, 600-800 Summer
TEACHERS 50
Featured Teachers
Christoph Wyneken, John Walz, David Jackson, Sey Ahn, Pacific Trio, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Christopher Reba, Academy Music Chair
Admissions: Tara Sechrest, Dean of Admission; Mark Davis, Director, Summer & Auxiliary Programs
PO Box 38
Idyllwild, CA 92549
UNITED STATES
951-659-2171 x 2365
SOCIAL LINKS
Music Academy of the West Summer School & Festival
LOCATION
Santa Barbara, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Full-scholarships in five programs: Vocal, Vocal Piano, Collaborative Piano, Instrumental, & Solo Piano; 200+ musical events, including recitals, master classes, orchestra, chamber music, & opera.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum age of 18; vocal maximum age of 34; pre-professional, classically trained musicians; live audition or audition recording required.
DATES
June 18-August 12, 2018
COST Full scholarship includes free tuition, housing, & meals; $200 enrollment f
STUDENTS 140
TEACHERS 60
Featured Teachers
Martin Katz, Glenn Dicterow, Jeremy Denk, Richie Hawley, Julie Landsman, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Scott Reed, President & CEO
Patrick Posey, VP Art. Planning & Educational Programs
Admissions: Tiffany DeVries, Dean, Admissions
1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
UNITED STATES
805-969-4726
SOCIAL LINKS
OC Ars Vocalis Academy (OCAVA)
LOCATION
Rome, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
For classical singers; intensive program that combines vocal & Italian language study; Participants work closely with internationally distinguished artists, teachers, & coaches; participation in music making & performances.
AGE & LEVEL
High school & college students/graduates, & accomplished amateurs who want to develop performance skills, expand repertoire, & improve vocal technique; audition required.
DATES
June 17-July 8, 2018
COST $4900 (airfare not included).
STUDENTS 24
TEACHERS 7
Featured Teachers
Milena Kitic, Ines Salazar, Dr. Mark Goodrich, Dubravka Zubovic, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
24221 Cascades Drive
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
UNITED STATES
949-707-4777
St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford
LOCATION
Stanford University, Stanford, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive program for those with a serious ongoing interest in chamber music; follows a rigorous schedule of study & performance in a supportive environment, blending advanced students with adult amateurs.
AGE & LEVEL
18+; advanced students & adult amateurs; audition by weblink https://app.getacceptd.com/SLSQseminar.
DATES
June 23-July 1, 2018
COST $1000 per person (tuition); scholarship assistance for tuition is available
STUDENTS 70-80
TEACHERS 10-12
Featured Teachers
Michael Kannen, Maria Lambros, Pedja Muzijevic, Tara Helen O'Connor, Stephen Prutsman, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Braun Music Center, 541 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3076
UNITED STATES
650-725-9124
SOCIAL LINKS
San Francisco Early Music Society Summer Workshops
LOCATION
St. Albert's Priory, Oakland (Recorder, Med-Ren, Classical); School of the Madeleine, Berkeley (Music Discovery), Holy Names University (Baroque), Berkeley, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Baroque Music & Dance, Medieval & Renaissance, Recorder, Music Discovery for Children, Classical.
AGE & LEVEL
14+ (all adult workshops), 7-15 (childen's workshop); all levels; no auditions.
DATES
June-Aug
STUDENTS 50 M-R, 50 Bar., 75 Rec'r, 30 Children, 25 Classical
TEACHERS 11 M-R, 11 Bar., 8 Rec'r, 5 Children, 5 Classical
CONTACT INFORMATION
PO Box 10151
Berkeley, CA 94709
UNITED STATES
510-528-1725
SOCIAL LINKS
Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop
LOCATION
Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music (strings, clarinet, flute, oboe, bassoon, horn, piano), orchestra, master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
12-22; live or recorded audition required (CD, MP3, DVD or other digital audio/video only); live audition dates & locations to be announced.
DATES
June
STUDENTS 55-60 each week
TEACHERS 15
CONTACT INFORMATION
Daniela Mineva, Director
Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521
UNITED STATES
707-826-5443
Sierra Academy of Music
LOCATION
Cerro Coso College, Mammoth Lakes, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music academy for promising string players & pianists; private lessons, coached ensemble sessions, master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
16-24; audition video required.
DATES
July 15-29, 2018
COST $750 (tuition); scholarships & full fellowships available for qualified stu
CONTACT INFORMATION
Felici Piano Trio, Directors
PO Box 1219
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
UNITED STATES
760-934-7015
SOCIAL LINKS
Sierra Chamber Ensemble Workshop
LOCATION
Mammoth Lakes, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Adult amateur workshop.
AGE & LEVEL
Adult intermediate to advanced; no audition.
DATES
July 29-August 4, 2018
COST $395 (tuition); housing varies.
STUDENTS 30 per session
TEACHERS 10-15
CONTACT INFORMATION
Brian Schuldt, Director
PO Box 1219
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
UNITED STATES
760-934-7015
SOCIAL LINKS
SoCal Chamber Music Workshop
LOCATION
Scripps College, Claremont, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Adult chamber music workshop for individuals & pre-rehearsed ensembles. Daily coached five hours of rehearsal followed by mini-master classes with two coaches & four groups. Extra activities, faculty concerts & lectures.
AGE & LEVEL
18-senior; advanced amateur to professional (able to sight read through a middle Beethoven quartet or Brahms trio); pianists & winds of professional level; no audition.
DATES
Last week of July
COST $425 (tuition), $725 (room & board).
STUDENTS 100-130
TEACHERS 18
Featured Teachers
Daedalus String Quartet, Horszowski Trio, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Leo Marcus, Director
2423 Pier Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405
UNITED STATES
310-902-8913
SOCIAL LINKS
SongFest
LOCATION
The Colburn School, Los Angeles, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive performing art song festival for singers, collaborative pianists, teachers & coaches.
DATES
May-June
STUDENTS 80-110
TEACHERS 15-20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Rosemary Ritter, Executive/ Artistic Director
UNITED STATES
310-384-3706
Stanford Jazz Workshop
LOCATION
Stanford University & environs, Stanford, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Jazz immersion for instrumentalists & vocalists. Combo-based week-long jazz camps for high school students & adults, week-long day camp for middle school students, & after-school big bands during the school year.
AGE & LEVEL
Beginner to advanced; Giant Steps Day Camp (10-14); Jazz Camp (12-17); Jazz Institute (18 & over; under 18 by audition); Evening jazz classes (3 to 5 years of basic instruction required).
DATES
July 9-August 4, 2018
COST Approx. $800-$1400 per week (tuition); approx. $900 per week (room & board)
STUDENTS 90-230 per session
TEACHERS 150
Featured Teachers
Anat Cohen, Allison Miller, Ravi Coltrane, Kate McGarry, Ralph Alessi, Featured Teachers (in 2017)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jim Nadel, Artistic Director
Admissions: Janel Patton, Admissions Director
PO Box 20454
Stanford, CA 94309
UNITED STATES
650-736-0324
SOCIAL LINKS
Univ. of San Diego/Greater San Diego Music Coterie Chamber Music Festival
LOCATION
University of San Diego, San Diego, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music; coaching sessions, sight-reading sessions, individual practice, daily public performances; audition tape required, but the festival is non-competitive.
AGE & LEVEL
All age groups & levels welcome; young musicians must be advanced enough to play independently in a chamber setting; participants are grouped with those having similar ability & musical interest.
DATES
February 23-25, 2018 (Winter Chamber Heat); June 24-July 8, 2018 (Summer Festival)
COST $170 (students included) for Feb.; $420 (students) or $510 (adults) for sum
STUDENTS Open
TEACHERS Coach for every ensemble
Featured Teachers
Tina Chong, Carol Liu, Ramon Negron, Edmund Stein, Angela Yeung, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Angela Yeung, Director
Music Department, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
UNITED STATES
619-260-4106
SOCIAL LINKS

Colorado
Aspen Music Festival & School
LOCATION
Aspen, Colorado
MUSICAL FOCUS
AGE & LEVEL
Students generally college-age; audition required.
DATES
June 20-August 19, 2018
STUDENTS 630
TEACHERS 150
CONTACT INFORMATION
Robert Spano, Musical Director, Alan Fletcher, President & CEO, Asadour Santourian, VP Artistic Administrator & Artistic Advisor
225 Music School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
UNITED STATES
970-925-3254
SOCIAL LINKS
The Colorado College Summer Music Festival
LOCATION
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber orchestra, chamber music, artist-faculty series, private lessons, master classes, orchestra audition class, conducting lessons, score analysis, concerto readings.
AGE & LEVEL
16-32; advanced student musicians; video audition required.
DATES
June 3-23, 2018
COST $75 application fee; $200 registration; full scholarship.
STUDENTS 54
TEACHERS 26
Featured Teachers
Jon Nakamatsu, Jon Manasse, Toby Appel, Elizabeth Mann, John Rojak, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Susan Grace, Music Director; Virginia Barron, Associate Director; Scott Yoo, Conductor
Admissions: Gina Spiers, Assistant Director
14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
UNITED STATES
719-389-6552
SOCIAL LINKS
Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory
LOCATION
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music training program for string students focusing on excellence in music, physical vigor, leadership training, with a balanced approach to living.
AGE & LEVEL
12-20; audition required.
DATES
June 17-July 14, 2018
COST $4040 for four weeks (tuition, room & board).
STUDENTS 12
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Manuel Ramos, Catherine Lehr Ramos, Ernest Richardson, Deborah Masloski, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ernest Richardson, Artistic Director & CEO
Admissions: Tara Cowherd, Managing Director
1300 Bob Adams Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
UNITED STATES
402-933-9895
SOCIAL LINKS
Rocky Ridge Music Center
LOCATION
Estes Park, Colorado (Rocky Mountains)
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber, orchestral, composition, private lessons; piano & orchestral instruments; adult piano; adult chamber music workshop; adult uncoached chamber music; American roots music program.
AGE & LEVEL
10-15 (Junior Mus. Camp), 13-17 (Jazz Camp, Junior Artist Seminar), 18-24 (Young Artist Seminar), 18 & up (Adult Piano Seminars, Chamberre in the Rockies, American Roots Mus. Program).
DATES
May 26-September 4, 2018
STUDENTS 55 per session
TEACHERS 20 per session
CONTACT INFORMATION
SoYoung Lee, Executive Director
Admissions: John Jungerberg, Admissions
465 Longs Peak Road
Estes Park, CO 80517-1790
UNITED STATES
970-586-4031
SOCIAL LINKS

Connecticut
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School of Music
LOCATION
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk, Connecticut
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music festival/professional development sessions.
AGE & LEVEL
Emerging professionals; audition required.
DATES
June 20-August 18, 2018
STUDENTS 75
TEACHERS 60
CONTACT INFORMATION
Melvin Chen, Director; James Nelson, General Manager
Admissions: Benjamin Schaeffer, Associate Administrative
Yale School of Music, Box 208246
New Haven, CT 06520-8246
UNITED STATES
203-432-1966
SOCIAL LINKS

District of Columbia
WNO Opera Institute at American Univ.
LOCATION
American University, Washington, District of Columbia
MUSICAL FOCUS
Courses in opera history, acting, Italian diction, sight-singing & ear training; voice lessons & coachings; recitals of Italian art songs & opera scenes; master classes with renowned artists; career development workshops.
AGE & LEVEL
15-18; dedicated, advanced classical singers who are high school students & are interested in pursuing opera in college & as a career.
DATES
June 25-July 14, 2018
COST $2000 (tuition), $1200 (housing).
STUDENTS 30
TEACHERS 14
Featured Teachers
Harolyn Blackwell, Richard Stilwell, Guest Artists-in-Residence
CONTACT INFORMATION
Admissions: Ashi Day, Manager, WNO Education
2700 F Street NW, The Kennedy Center, Education Department
Washington, DC 20566
UNITED STATES
202-416-8846
SOCIAL LINKS

Florida
Prelude Chamber Music Inc.
LOCATION
Jacksonville, Florida
MUSICAL FOCUS
Study & perform chamber music in large & small ensembles; master classes, theory & composition classes; electives such as choir & improvisation; daily performances.
AGE & LEVEL
Strings students of all ages (& some adults), & musicians of all levels of proficiency; auditions for placement only.
DATES
June 3-10, 2018
STUDENTS No limits
TEACHERS Varies by enrollment
Featured Teachers
Vega String Quartet, Melissa Barrett, Chris Chappell, Vernon Humbert, Shannon Lockwood, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jeanne Majors
4770 Apache Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32210
UNITED STATES
904-388-5738
SOCIAL LINKS
Sarasota Music Festival
LOCATION
Sarasota, Florida
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music/orchestra.
AGE & LEVEL
College/pre-professional music students with a chamber music focus; audition required.
DATES
June
STUDENTS 60
TEACHERS 40
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jeffrey Kahane, Artistic Director
Admissions: RoseAnne McCabe, Administrative Director
709 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
UNITED STATES
941-953-4252
SOCIAL LINKS
Sarasota Orchestra Summer Music Camp
LOCATION
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota, Florida
MUSICAL FOCUS
Daily summer music camp.
AGE & LEVEL
8-18
AUDITION REQUIRED? None required
DATES
June 25-July 13, 2018
STUDENTS 250-300
TEACHERS 25
CONTACT INFORMATION
Alyson Rozier, Education Director
709 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
UNITED STATES
941-953-4252

Illinois
Midwest Institute of Opera
LOCATION
Illinois State University, Bloomington, Illinois
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive summer opera program.
AGE & LEVEL
Young artists must be at least 18.
DATES
July 22-August 5, 2018
CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor John M. Koch, Tracy M. Koch, Artistic Directors & Co-Founders
UNITED STATES
309-438-2472
SOCIAL LINKS
Ravinia's Steans Music Institute
Ravinia Festival
LOCATION
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Illinois
MUSICAL FOCUS
Young professional classical & jazz instrumentalists & singers
AGE & LEVEL
17-30
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required
DATES
June 9-August 14, 2018
Date details: June 9-16 (Jazz); June 17-July 22 (Piano & Strings); July 24-August 14 (Singers)
COST No cost
Cost details
Tuition, room & board, & local transportation are all covered by fellowships
STUDENTS 64
TEACHERS 35
Featured Teachers
David Baker, Miriam Fried, Kevin Murphy
CONTACT INFORMATION
Anthony Roberts, Director
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
UNITED STATES
847-266-5106
SOCIAL LINKS

Indiana
DePauw Univ. School of Music Vocal Arts - Vocal Performance Workshop
LOCATION
DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
MUSICAL FOCUS
Private lessons, acting classes, Alexander Technique, Dalcroze Eurythmics, master classes, improvisation sessions, sight singing, vocal health, dance & movement classes, repertoire classes, final recital performance.
AGE & LEVEL
Grades 8-11.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Steven Linville, Prod'ns Director
605 South College Avenue
Greencastle, IN 46135
UNITED STATES
765-658-6737
SOCIAL LINKS
Indiana University Summer Workshops
IU Jacobs School of Music
LOCATION
Bloomington, Indiana
MUSICAL FOCUS
Adult workshops for performance (natural horn, piano, percussion, audition training) & for teachers (violin, viola, Kodaly method, voice); pre-college academies in piano, strings, percussion, audition training
Genres: Classical • Contemporary Classical
AGE & LEVEL
12 years old through Adult
DATES
May through August 1, 2018
COST Varies per program
Cost details
Some programs offer room and board, some do not.
Featured Teachers
Jacobs School of Music Faculty and Guest Artists from around the world
CONTACT INFORMATION
Michele Stebbins, Coordinator
Merrill Hall 006, 1201 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
UNITED STATES
812-855-6025
SOCIAL LINKS

Maine
Kneisel Hall Adult Chamber Music Institute
LOCATION
Blue Hill, Maine
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music for strings & piano.
AGE & LEVEL
Adult, intermediate-advanced; no audition.
DATES
August
STUDENTS 30-40
TEACHERS 5 + 10 teaching assistants
CONTACT INFORMATION
Seymour Lipkin, Artistic Director
Admissions: Ellen Werner, Executive Director
PO Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614
UNITED STATES
207-374-2811
SOCIAL LINKS
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School
LOCATION
Blue Hill, Maine
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music training for strings & piano.
AGE & LEVEL
18-27; pre-professional; audition tape required.
DATES
June-Aug
STUDENTS 50
TEACHERS 12
CONTACT INFORMATION
Seymour Lipkin, Artistic Director
Admissions: Ellen Werner, Executive Director
PO Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614
UNITED STATES
207-374-2811
SOCIAL LINKS
Pierre Monteux School & Music Festival
LOCATION
Hancock, Maine
MUSICAL FOCUS
Professional development for conductors & orchestra musicians; intensive program of readings & public performances of about 60 orchestral works; conducting class has up to 18 participants, with each also playing.
AGE & LEVEL
18 & older by date of arrival; professional level; online application & audition recordings required of new applicants or returning applicants who did not attend in 2017.
DATES
June 17-July 30, 2018
COST $2500 (conductors), $1000 (instrumentalists).
STUDENTS 60
TEACHERS 2
Featured Teachers
Michael Jinbo, Featured Teacher
CONTACT INFORMATION
Michael Jinbo, Music Director
Admissions: Ron Schwizer, Executive Director
PO Box 457
Hancock, ME 04640-0457
UNITED STATES
207-460-0313
SOCIAL LINKS
SummerKeys
LOCATION
Lubec, Maine
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive study & practice; piano, jazz piano, voice, guitar, cello, violin, cabaret, fiddle, clarinet, flute, viola, piano 4-hands, composition, oboe, trumpet, mandolin, celtic (lever) harp.
AGE & LEVEL
Adults; beginners-advanced; no audition.
DATES
June 18-August 31, 2018
COST $675.
STUDENTS 20-60 per week
TEACHERS 25
CONTACT INFORMATION
Bruce Potterton, Director
Admissions: Helen Lelievre, Admissions Directors
32 North Main Street
Boonton, NJ 07005
UNITED STATES
973-316-6220
SOCIAL LINKS

Maryland
BSO Academy Week
LOCATION
Baltimore, Maryland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Orchestral Track; Chamber Music Track; Music Educator Track; Arts Administrator Track.
AGE & LEVEL
Adult musicians, music educators, arts administrators.
DATES
June
CONTACT INFORMATION
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5545
UNITED STATES
410-783-8051
SOCIAL LINKS
The National Orchestral Institute
University of Maryland
LOCATION
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Advanced orchestral study.
AGE & LEVEL
18-28
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required
DATES
May 31-July 1, 2018
STUDENTS 85-100
TEACHERS 45
CONTACT INFORMATION
Richard Scerbo, Director
2110 Clarice Smith Center
College Park, MD 20742-1625
UNITED STATES
301-405-2787
SOCIAL LINKS

Massachusetts
Amherst Early Music Festival
LOCATION
Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut
MUSICAL FOCUS
Workshop on Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque music & dance.
AGE & LEVEL
15+; lo-int-adv; no audition.
DATES
July 8-15, 15-22, 2018
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marilyn Boenau, Executive Director; Frances Blaker, Festival Director
Nathaniel Allen House, Suite 206, 35 Webster Street
West Newton, MA 02465
UNITED STATES
781-488-3337
SOCIAL LINKS
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA
LOCATION
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Cutting edge contemporary music residency & festival for composers & performers
AGE & LEVEL
21 & older; graduate and post-graduate students & young professionals
AUDITION REQUIRED? In-person audition not required
DATES
July 9-29, 2018
COST $2900 (includes room & board); $40 application fee
STUDENTS 40
TEACHERS 11
Featured Teachers
Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Todd Reynolds, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Co-Artistic Directors: Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julie Wolfe
Admissions: Philippa Thompson, Program Manager
80 Hanson Place, Suite 301
Brooklyn, NY 11217
UNITED STATES
718-852-7755
SOCIAL LINKS
Belvoir Terrace
LOCATION
Lenox, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Instrumental & vocal; private & class; chamber music, orchestra, opera & musical theater.
AGE & LEVEL
8-16; all levels.
DATES
June 25-August 8, 2018
COST $12,000.
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 20 music teachers, 90 faculty
CONTACT INFORMATION
Diane Marcus, Nancy Goldberg
101 West 79 Street
New York, NY 10024
UNITED STATES
212-580-3398
SOCIAL LINKS
Berklee College of Music Five-Week Summer Performance Program
LOCATION
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Contemporary music; guitar, bass, voice, percussion, brass, strings, musical theater, music business, music production, young kids, & more.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum 15; minimum six months playing experience; beginning through advanced; audition for placement only.
DATES
July-August
COST $50 (registration fee), $5165 (tuition), $3550 (housing).
STUDENTS 1000
TEACHERS 250
CONTACT INFORMATION
Oisin McAuley, Director
Admissions: Theodora Mara, Assistant Director
1140 Boylston Street, MS-155-SP
Boston, MA 02215-3693
UNITED STATES
617-747-2245
SOCIAL LINKS
Lyricafest
LOCATION
Lincoln, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive chamber music festival; each string ensemble will perform in master classes, outreach venues & a final public concert.
AGE & LEVEL
College, graduate & advanced high school students
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required
DATES
May 20-June 2, 2018
COST $900.
STUDENTS 25
TEACHERS 3
CONTACT INFORMATION
Co-Directors: Laura Bossert, Terry King
53 South Great Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
UNITED STATES
781-472-9854
Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP)
LOCATION
New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music festival focusing on the works of the 20th & 21st centuries; electronic workshop; composition workshop; master classes, lessons, colloquia, rehearsals, nightly concerts.
DATES
June 15-23, 2018
STUDENTS x
TEACHERS 13
CONTACT INFORMATION
Stephen Drury, Artistic Director
UNITED STATES
Tanglewood Music Center
Boston Symphony Orchestra
LOCATION
Lenox, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music, orchestra, voice, composition, conducting, audio engineering, piano technology, orchestra librarianship, printed programs
AGE & LEVEL
College, advanced level
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required
DATES
June 21-August 21, 2018
COST Free
Cost details
All first-year Fellows must pay a $250 registration fee. Housing, breakfast and dinner are provided free of charge. Fellows are responsible for the cost of travel to and from the festival, the cost of most lunches, and other incidental expenses. It is recommended that Fellows budget at least $1,000 of their personal funds for the summer.
STUDENTS 140-150
TEACHERS 50
Featured Teachers
Thomas Ades, Tony Arnold, Stefan Asbury, Manny Ax, Stephanie Blythe, Ronald Copes, Roberto Diaz, Steve Drury, Norman Fischer, Michael Gandolfi, Margo Garrett, Edward Gazouleas, John Harbison, Andy Jennings, Joseph Lin, Meng-Chieh Liu, Sam Rhodes, Astrid Schween, Peter Serkin, Lucy Shelton, Alan Smith, Sanford Sylvan, Roger Tapping, Dawn Upshaw, Roger Vignoles
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ellen Highstein, Director
Admissions: Michael Nock, Associate Director, Student Affairs
c/o Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
UNITED STATES
617-638-9230
SOCIAL LINKS
The Western Wind Summer Workshops in Ensemble Singing
LOCATION
Smith College, Northhampton, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Each participant joins a small ensemble that is guided by a member of The Western Wind; participants sing a wide selection of music; master-class sessions.
AGE & LEVEL
Singers at all levels: professionals & amateurs, soloists & ensemble performers, conductors & music teachers.
DATES
June 29-July 1, July 2-7, 2018 (Session I); August 3-5, 6-11 (Session (II). Workshop can be taken for the weekend or 5-day or 8-day periods
COST $295-$710
Cost details
$295 (weekend), $550 (5-day), $605 (8-day); plus housing & food (double occupancy): $180 (weekend), $465 (5-day), $710 (8-day); prices subject to change
STUDENTS 40-50
TEACHERS 9
Featured Teachers
Linda Lee Jones, Todd Frizzell, William Zukof, Gayla Morgan, Robert Eisenstein
CONTACT INFORMATION
William Zukof, Director
Admissions: Carly Gordon, Admissions Director
225 West 99 Street
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
212-873-2848, 800-788-2187

Michigan
Interlochen Arts Camp
LOCATION
Northwest Michigan, Interlochen, Michigan
MUSICAL FOCUS
Orchestra, band, choir, chamber music, jazz, composition, piano, singer-songwriter, rock, private lessons.
AGE & LEVEL
9-18; audition required, but not for youngest levels.
DATES
June-August
STUDENTS 1200
TEACHERS 112
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Kedrik Merwin, Music Director
Admissions: Kirsten Gamb, Interim Director, Admission & Financial Aid
PO Box 199
Interlochen, MI 49643-0199
UNITED STATES
231-276-7472
Sphinx Performance Academy
LOCATION
Roosevelt University, Chicago; Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, Ohio
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive academy for young Black & Latino string players (violin, viola, cello).
AGE & LEVEL
12-17
AUDITION REQUIRED? sphinxspa.fluidreview.com (online application)
DATES
Mid-June to mid-August
COST Full scholarship
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jacqueline Jove, Education Director; Karlos Rodriguez, Dean, Artistic Affairs
400 Renaissance Center, Suite 2550
Detroit, MI 48243
UNITED STATES
313-877-9100
SOCIAL LINKS

Minnesota
Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival
LOCATION
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
MUSICAL FOCUS
Band, orchestra, choir, piano, composition, organ, musical theatre.
AGE & LEVEL
Students completing grades 8-12 from the US & abroad; audition required.
DATES
July 1-29, 2018
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 35
Featured Teachers
Jeff Doebler, Paul Morton, David Oyen, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Thomas Bandar
Admissions: Dietrich Jessen, Kristina Rodel, Admissions
122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 230
Minneapolis, MN 55404
UNITED STATES
612-879-9555
SOCIAL LINKS
Northern Lights Music Festival (NLMF) Young Artists Program
LOCATION
Minnesota Iron Range, Aurora, Minnesota
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings, piano; private lessons, master classes, chamber music coachings, solo & chamber music performances, festival or opera orchestra performances.
AGE & LEVEL
Young artists of collegiate level & a limited number of motivated pre-college musicians.
DATES
July (NLMF)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Veda Zuponcic, Artistic Director
11 South Fourth Street West
Aurora, MN 55705
UNITED STATES
218-780-2292
SOCIAL LINKS
Stringwood Chamber Music Festival & Camp
LOCATION
Lanesboro, Minnesota
MUSICAL FOCUS
String quartets.
AGE & LEVEL
12-22; advanced; audition required; pre-formed accepted.
DATES
June 10-July 1, 2018
COST $2650.
STUDENTS 32
TEACHERS 4-8 - Artaria String Quartet + guests
Featured Teachers
Artaria String Quartet, Ray Shows, Nancy Oliveros, Annalee Wolf, Patricia Ryan, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ray Shows, Executive & Artistic Director; Nancy Oliveros, Artistic & Admissions Director
980 Bellows Street
St. Paul, MN 55118
UNITED STATES
651-238-4945
SOCIAL LINKS

Missouri
AIMS in Graz, Austria (American Institute of Musical Studies, AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz)
LOCATION
Graz, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive study program for pre-professional/professional singers & pianists.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limits; from student to young pro; audition required.
DATES
July 2-August 18, 2018
STUDENTS 100-120
TEACHERS 65
CONTACT INFORMATION
Sarah Halley, General Director; Theresa Ruperd, Administrative Director
28 East 69 Street
Kansas City, MO 64113
UNITED STATES
816-268-3657
SOCIAL LINKS
Arianna Chamber Music Festival
LOCATION
Grace United Methodist Church, St. Louis, Missouri
MUSICAL FOCUS
Hosted by Arianna String Quartet; intensive study of chamber music; strategies for individual & group problem solving, methods for gaining interpretive insights, creative rehearsal & practice techniques.
AGE & LEVEL
Individuals & preformed student groups in high school or college; audition video required.
DATES
June 4-June 14, 2018
STUDENTS 40
TEACHERS 4
CONTACT INFORMATION
7478 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63130
UNITED STATES
405-312-7111
SOCIAL LINKS

New Hampshire
Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music
LOCATION
Nelson, New Hampshire
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music for strings, piano, French horn, flute, bassoon, oboe & clarinet.
AGE & LEVEL
12-90; recording required with completed application.
DATES
June 15-24, 2018 (Session I); June 29-July 8 (Session II); July 13-22 (Session III); July 27-August 5 (Session IV); August 10-19 (Session V)
COST $1800.
STUDENTS 60 for each of five 10-day summer sessions
TEACHERS 9 for each of five 10-day sessions
Featured Teachers
Apple Hill String Quartet, Nina Lee, Kinan Azmeh, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Leonard Matczynski, Director
Admissions: Amelia Perron, Admissions Director
PO Box 217
Sullivan, NH 03445
UNITED STATES
603-847-3371
SOCIAL LINKS
Raphael Trio Chamber Music Workshop
LOCATION
High Mowing School, Wilton, New Hampshire
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
Adult; advanced/professional; no audition.
DATES
August 5-12, 12-19, 2018
STUDENTS 30-35
TEACHERS 7
CONTACT INFORMATION
Susan Salm, Daniel Epstein, Directors
Admissions: Susan Salm, Admissions
175 West 73 Street, Apt. 16-D
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
212-362-0023

New Jersey
The Golandsky Institute Summer Symposium & International Piano Festival
LOCATION
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
MUSICAL FOCUS
Taubman approach to coordinate movement at the piano & its application to other instruments; master classes, lectures, small group instruction, private lessons.
Genres: Classical • Contemporary Classical • Jazz & Blues
AGE & LEVEL
Pianists and other musicians of all ages and experiences
AUDITION REQUIRED? Not required
DATES
July 8-15, 2018
COST $1175 to $1575
Cost details
Two tiers: resident participant commuter, they have their own accommadations
STUDENTS 140
TEACHERS 14
Featured Teachers
The faculty members of the Golandsky Institute [https://www.golandskyinstitute.org/teachers/] are the most highly trained teachers of the Taubman Approach in the world.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edna Golandsky, Artistic Director; Jonathan Eifert, Executive Director
Park West Finance Station, PO Box 20726
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
877-343-3434
SOCIAL LINKS
Westminster Choir College - Summer Programs for High School & Middle School Musicians
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS PROGRAM
Various programs for singers &musicians. (Also, Florence Voice Seminar & Vienna: Language of Lieder, two three-week, intensive voice programs in Florence, Italy & Vienna, Austria for the advanced student or young professional.)
LOCATION
Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, New Jersey
MUSICAL FOCUS
Various, for singers & musicians; (also, Florence Voice Seminar & Vienna: Language of Lieder, two three-week, intensive voice programs in Florence, Italy & Vienna, Austria for the advanced student or young professional).
AGE & LEVEL
Middle & high school; some audition; also programs for college-age students & adults.
DATES
2018: June 24-June 29 (Composition), July 1-July 14 (Choral), July 15-July 29 (Music Theatre), July 16-August 10 (Music Theory), June 24-July 20 (Piano and Organ), July 8-July 28 (Voice)
STUDENTS 325
TEACHERS 40
Featured Teachers
Trent Blanton, James Jordan, Amanda Quist, Laura Brooks Rice, Sharon Sweet
CONTACT INFORMATION
Scott Hoerl
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
UNITED STATES
609-924-7416
SOCIAL LINKS

New Mexico
Taos School of Music
LOCATION
Hotel St. Bernard, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
MUSICAL FOCUS
Advanced chamber music study & performance.
AGE & LEVEL
18-29; advanced, professionally oriented; audition required.
DATES
June 11-August 6, 2018
COST $700.
STUDENTS 19
TEACHERS 14
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kathleen Anderson, Director
PO Box 2630
Taos, NM 87571
UNITED STATES
575-776-2388
SOCIAL LINKS

New York
Bel Canto Institute Summer Program
LOCATION
Florence, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive vocal study of bel canto style & tradition through coachings, master classes, voice lessons, 2-3 group recitals, Italian language immersion, tours.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum age of 18; graduate school, post-graduate, professional singers & coaches; audition required.
DATES
June 25-July 21, 2018
STUDENTS 30 maximum
TEACHERS 13
Featured Teachers
Jane Klaviter, Eva Hess Thaysen, Leonardo De Lisi, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jane Bakken Klaviter, Founder, Executive & Artistic Director
PO Box 1489
Highland, NY 12528
UNITED STATES
845-883-9787
Bel Canto Institute Youth Division Summer Program
LOCATION
Florence, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive vocal study of bel canto style & tradition through voice lessons, coachings, master classes, group recital, Italian language, tours.
AGE & LEVEL
15-17; high school; audition required.
DATES
June 25-July 21, 2018
STUDENTS 30 maximum
TEACHERS 13
Featured Teachers
Jane Klaviter, Eva Hess Thaysen, Leonardo De Lisi, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jane Bakken Klaviter, Founder, Executive & Artistic Director
PO Box 1489
Highland, NY 12528
UNITED STATES
845-883-9787
The Castleman Quartet Program at Fredonia
LOCATION
SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
AGE & LEVEL
14-25; pre-professional; audition required.
DATES
Second Sunday in June to last Sunday in July
STUDENTS 36
TEACHERS 9
CONTACT INFORMATION
Charles Castleman, Director
520 Brickell Key Drive
Miami, FL 33131
UNITED STATES
585-705-2446
Classical Singing & New York in June
LOCATION
New York City, New YOrk
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive vocal study & coaching with top professionals in the field; voice lessons, coachings & master classes, audition preparation, guided walking tours, & a final performance in a recognized New York recital venue.
AGE & LEVEL
18-35; aspiring professional singers & collaborative pianists
DATES
May 21-June 6, 2018
COST $1500
Cost details
Housing is not included
STUDENTS 16
TEACHERS 12
Featured Teachers
Margo Garrett, Kathryn LaBouff, Corradina Caporello, Cristina Stanescu, Brian Zeger
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jane Olian, Donna Gill
c/o Jane Olian, 370 Riverside Drive, #5E
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
646-271-5528
SOCIAL LINKS
Eastern U.S. Music Camp at Colgate Univ.
LOCATION
Dana Arts Center, Colgate Univeristy, Hamilton, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Concert band, symphony orchestra, choirs, jazz/rock ensembles/combos, chamber ensembles, guitar & other small ensembles, all instruments & voice, piano & guitar programs, concerts & recitals, private lessons, master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
10 to 18; all levels.
DATES
June 24-July 21, 2018 (2-3-4 week sessions)
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 29
CONTACT INFORMATION
Grace R. Brown, Director
Admissions: Sean D. Lowery, Co-Director
7 Brook Hollow Road
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
UNITED STATES
866-777-7841, 518-877-5121
SOCIAL LINKS
Fredonia Summer Music Festival
LOCATION
SUNY Fredonia School of Music, Fredonia, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Band rehearsals, chamber ensembles & jazz groups, daily musicianship classes, master classes; attend special evening performances.
AGE & LEVEL
Instrumental music students currently in grades 9-12; no audition.
DATES
June
STUDENTS 75-100
TEACHERS 12
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marc Levy, Director, Facility Opns. & Special Projects
School of Music, Mason 1144, SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
UNITED STATES
716-673-4628
SOCIAL LINKS
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
LOCATION
French Woods, Hancock, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Co-ed private performing arts individual choice program; classical & jazz music, theater, dance, visual arts, film & video, circus, magic, computer, sports, fitness, waterfront, skate board, rock & roll, horseback riding.
AGE & LEVEL
7-17; beginner to professional; audition for placement after arrival.
DATES
June 7-26, June 26-July 16, July 16-August 5, August 5-26, August 26-September 3, 2018
STUDENTS 650
TEACHERS 430
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ron Schaefer, Founder & Owner
Admissions: Isaac Baumfeld, Director
199 Bouchoux Brook Road
Hancock, NY 13783
UNITED STATES
800-634-1703
Institute & Festival for Contemporary Performance (IFCP)
LOCATION
New York City, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Contemporary music, chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
College & postgraduate; tape required; no audition.
DATES
June
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marc Ponthus, Artistic Director
PO Box 231343, Ansonia Station
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
212-496-0684
Program websites:
International Vocal Arts Institute
LOCATION
New York City; Montréal, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Programs include full operas, concerts with orchestra, public master classes, one-on-one coachings & voice lessons.
AGE & LEVEL
Career entry, professional singers; audition required.
DATES
June (New York City); July-August (Montreal)
STUDENTS 40-80
TEACHERS 12-30
Featured Teachers
Mignon Dunn, Rosemarie Landry, Ruth Falcon, Beth Roberts, Laura Brooks Rice, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Joan Dornemann, Artistic Director; Paul Nadler, Musical Activities Director
119 West 72 Street, #313
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
SOCIAL LINKS
Luzerne Music Center
LOCATION
Lake Luzerne, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings, winds, brass, percussion & piano; private lessons, chamber music coaching, string & symphonic orchestras; secondary lessons in composition & theory, conducting, vocal, instrumental & jazz; Philadelphia Orch. members.
AGE & LEVEL
9-18.
DATES
June-August
STUDENTS 160
TEACHERS 36
CONTACT INFORMATION
Elizabeth Pitcairn, President, CEO & Artistic Director
Admissions: Audrey Williams, Camp Director & Registrar
PO Box 39
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
UNITED STATES
518-696-2771
Magic Mountain Music Farm
LOCATION
Morris, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Practice marathon retreats for strings, winds & brass; a limited number of pianists can be accepted; maximum of twelve participants; unique pragmatic strategies for improving technical & interpretative control in performance.
AGE & LEVEL
Professionals & college/conservatory students; audition required (tape recording is okay).
DATES
May-October, Jan
STUDENTS 12 per session
TEACHERS 1
CONTACT INFORMATION
Burton Kaplan, Director
817 West End Avenue, No. 11-E
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
212-662-6634
Meadowmount School of Music
LOCATION
Adirondack Mountains, Westport, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Seven-week summer music program for advanced solo & chamber music studies in classical training of violin, viola, cello, & piano for those seeking a career in music.
AGE & LEVEL
13 to 30; accomplished musicians; audition required.
DATES
June 23-August 11, 2018
STUDENTS 230
TEACHERS 15 + visiting guest artists
Featured Teachers
Hans Jorgen Jensen, Patricia McCarty, Gerardo Ribeiro, Ann Setzer, Sally Thomas, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Eric Larsen, Director
Admissions: Mary McGowan, Administrative Director
1424 County Route 10
Westport, NY 12993
UNITED STATES
518-962-2400
SOCIAL LINKS
New York Lyric Opera Theatre Summer Music Program
LOCATION
New York City, New YOrk
MUSICAL FOCUS
Selected opera performances with orchestra & staging; private voice lessons & vocal coaching; master classes in voice, diction & acting; mock auditions with top New York agent; music business & self-promotion lectures.
DATES
June 1-June 29, 2018
CONTACT INFORMATION
PO Box 237027
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
646-755-8043
The Perlman Music Program (PMP) Summer Music School (SMS)
LOCATION
Shelter Island Heights, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings; intensive seven-week summer residency program for exceptionally gifted students, drawn from all over the world.
AGE & LEVEL
12-18; advanced; application with video submissions required; audition required.
DATES
June 23-August 13, 2018
COST $6500; scholarship available.
STUDENTS 40
TEACHERS 15
CONTACT INFORMATION
Toby Perlman, Director; Merry Peckham, Associate Director
Admissions: Toby Perlman, Admissions
19 West 69 Street, Suite 1101
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
212-877-5045
SOCIAL LINKS
Harold Rosenbaum Choral Conducting Institute
LOCATION
Columbia University & other New York City locations, New YOrk
MUSICAL FOCUS
Choral conducting.
AGE & LEVEL
18 & above; beginning through advanced conductors.
DATES
August 21-25, 2017 (Buffalo State); January 8-12, 2018 (Columbia Univ.); late July 2018 (location in Manhattan)
COST $475 (full participant), $275 (auditor), free for singers.
Featured Teachers
Dr. Harold Rosenbaum, Featured Teacher
CONTACT INFORMATION
Harold Rosenbaum, Director
2 Cove Road
South Salem, NY 10590-1023
UNITED STATES
914-582-3915
SOCIAL LINKS
Scor! String Camps for Adults
LOCATION
Various locations in the United States
MUSICAL FOCUS
Violin, viola, cello, bass.
AGE & LEVEL
Adults; beginner to advanced.
DATES
March-August (12 camps)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kyle Bultman, CEO; Beth Bultman, Program Director
67 Pembroke Street, #1
Rochester, NY 14620
UNITED STATES
877-726-SCOR (7267)
SOCIAL LINKS
Seagle Music Colony
LOCATION
Seagle Music Colony, Schroon Lake, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Voice, opera & musical theatre.
AGE & LEVEL
No specific age limit; from undergraduate to post-graduate artists; audition required.
DATES
June 18-August 19, 2018
COST $4900.
STUDENTS 32
TEACHERS 12
Featured Teachers
Stephen Lusmann, Byron Jones, Chad Payton, Jose Melendez, Richard Kagey, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tony Kostecki, General Director
Darren Woods, Art. Dir.
PO Box 366, 999 Charley Hill Road
Schroon Lake, NY 12870
UNITED STATES
518-532-7875
SOCIAL LINKS
So Percussion Summer Institute (SoSI)
LOCATION
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music seminar for percussionists & composers. The four members of So Percussion serve as faculty in rehearsal, performance, & discussion of contemporary music for percussion.
AGE & LEVEL
College-age; audition required.
DATES
July 16-30, 2017
STUDENTS 40-50
TEACHERS 5
CONTACT INFORMATION
So Percussion, Directors
Admissions: Yumi Tamashiro, Admissions
20 Grand Avenue, #205
Brooklyn, NY 11205
UNITED STATES
SOCIAL LINKS
Spring & Summer Music Academy & International Festivals
LOCATION
Bulgaria, United States, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Festival, master classes (violin, viola, cello, piano, chamber music), individual lessons, ensemble lessons, chamber orchestra, advanced chamber music workshop & concerts; audition required.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; intermediate & advanced students, professional & amateur.
DATES
Spring & summer
STUDENTS 30-60
TEACHERS 10-20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kalin Ivanov, Artistic Director
367 Bay Eighth Street, #1B
Brooklyn, NY 11228
UNITED STATES
347-587-7174
Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
LOCATION
Wheatley Heights, Long Island, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Creative & performing arts.
AGE & LEVEL
5-18; no audition.
DATES
Late June-mid August 2018
STUDENTS 1500
TEACHERS 125
CONTACT INFORMATION
Lauren Brandt Schloss, Executive Director
Admissions: Kerry Barnhart, Admissions Director
420 East 79 Street, Suite 3D
New York, NY 10075
UNITED STATES
212-772-6060
SOCIAL LINKS
Working with Masters & Boyerstock, under the aegis of the Phoenicia Festival of Voice Foundation
LOCATION
Mount Tremper, New York; Phoenicia Park Venue, Phoenicia, New York
MUSICAL FOCUS
Five-day uplifting music day camp; emphasis on singing, movement & self-esteem; outdoor recreation; Broadway & ``Met'' principals (our participating ``Masters''); career counseling; performance in current year Festival.
AGE & LEVEL
8-12 (Working with Masters); 12-19 (Boyerstock).
STUDENTS 20
TEACHERS 1 + 2 assistants + 1 intern
CONTACT INFORMATION
Harvey Boyer, Director
PO Box 327
Phoenicia, NY 12464
UNITED STATES
845-688-3291
SOCIAL LINKS

North Carolina
Brevard Music Center, Summer Institute & Festival
LOCATION
Brevard, North Carolina
MUSICAL FOCUS
Orchestra, opera, piano, voice, classical guitar, & composition.
AGE & LEVEL
High school, college, graduate, post graduate; audition required.
DATES
June 22-August 5, 2018
COST $6800 (in 2017).
STUDENTS Approx. 448
TEACHERS 75
CONTACT INFORMATION
Keith Lockhart, Artistic Director
Jason Posnock, Dir., Art. Planning & Educational Programs
Admissions: Dorothy Knowles, Admissions Director
PO Box 312
Brevard, NC 28712-0312
UNITED STATES
828-862-2100
SOCIAL LINKS
Cannon Music Camp
LOCATION
Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
MUSICAL FOCUS
Comprehensive (large ensemble, theory, private instruction, jazz, vocal, orchestral, keyboard, chamber).
AGE & LEVEL
Grades 8-12; no audition.
DATES
June 23-July 14, 2018
STUDENTS 200
TEACHERS 30
CONTACT INFORMATION
James Daugherty, Director
Admissions: Greg Snodgrass, Camp Administrator
ASU Box 32031, Broyhill Music Center, Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608-2031
UNITED STATES
828-262-4091
SOCIAL LINKS
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Summer Music Camp
LOCATION
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MUSICAL FOCUS
Senior band, junior band, beginner band, senior orchestra, junior orchestra, senior mixed chorus, junior mixed chorus, piano
AGE & LEVEL
Grades 5-12
AUDITION REQUIRED? Not required
DATES
July 8-13 & 15-20, 2018
STUDENTS 1900
TEACHERS 160
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. John R. Locke, Camp Director
UNCG Summer Music Camp, PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
UNITED STATES
336-334-5299, 800-999-2869
SOCIAL LINKS

North Dakota
International Music Camp
LOCATION
International Peace Garden, Dunseith, North Dakota
MUSICAL FOCUS
Programs in band, orchestra, choir, jazz (band & vocal), garage band, photography, creative writing, drama, musical theatre, music composition, dance (ballet, modern, jazz, tap, theatre), fiddle, drawing, painting.
AGE & LEVEL
10 to adult; intermediate through advanced; no audition.
DATES
June 17-July 31, 2018 (seven one-week programs)
STUDENTS 2000
TEACHERS 200
CONTACT INFORMATION
Christine & Tim Baumann, Camp Directors
111 11 Avenue SW, Suite 3
Minot, ND 58701-4693
UNITED STATES
701-838-8472; (June-July) 701-263-4211
SOCIAL LINKS

Ohio
Baldwin Wallace Univ. Conservatory Summer Intensive
LOCATION
Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio
MUSICAL FOCUS
10-day concentrated program of music study for serious high school musicians with attention to solo and chamber music performance.
AGE & LEVEL
High school (entering grades 9-12); audition required.
DATES
July
STUDENTS 100
TEACHERS 25
CONTACT INFORMATION
Adam J. Sheldon, Artistic Director
Baldwin Wallace University, 275 Eastland Road
Berea, OH 44017
UNITED STATES
440-826-2365
SOCIAL LINKS
Credo Music Festival
LOCATION
Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio; Roosevelt University, Chicago; Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois; Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive study of chamber & orchestral music set in a faith & service context with world-renowned faculty.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced players; ages 12-25; audition required; Credo students are national competition winners (ASTA, MTNA, Fischoff).
DATES
June 22-July 30, 2017
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 20
Featured Teachers
Anne Martindale Williams, Peter Slowik, Bonita Boyd, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Peter Slowik, Artistic Director
Admissions: Vicky Slowik, Admissions Director
65 East College Street, Suite 7
Oberlin, OH 44074
UNITED STATES
440-774-3658
SOCIAL LINKS
Kent/Blossom Music Festival
LOCATION
Kent State University, Blossom Music Center, Kent, Ohio
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive study and performance at the professional level with principal members of The Cleveland Orch. & other major artists; chamber music, orchestral studies, master classes, private lessons, recreational opportunities.
AGE & LEVEL
Video audition required.
DATES
June-July
STUDENTS 45
TEACHERS x
CONTACT INFORMATION
Charles Latshaw, Director
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242
UNITED STATES
330-672-2613
SOCIAL LINKS
Schmidt Vocal Institute
LOCATION
Miami University campus, Oxford, Ohio
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive college preparatory experience; lessons, coachings, master classes; courses in acting, lyric diction, vocal health, college audition preparation, historic performances & stage craft; wide-range of performances.
AGE & LEVEL
15-18.
DATES
June 19-July 1, 2018
COST $1000; financial aid available.
STUDENTS Approx. 30
TEACHERS x
CONTACT INFORMATION
Linda McAlister, Director
109 Presser Hall, 501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
UNITED STATES
513-529-3046

Oregon
Ashland Chamber Music Workshop
LOCATION
Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music for strings, winds, saxophone & piano rehearsing & performing.
AGE & LEVEL
16-80; advanced amateur; no audition; must have a good reading ability.
DATES
July
COST $500.
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 10-12
Featured Teachers
Cynthia Darby, Emma Rubenstein, Tom Stauffer, Margaret Thornhill, Alexander Tutunov, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Rhett Bender, Director; Christine Eggert, Assistant Director
SOU Music Department, 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
UNITED STATES
541-552-6534
SOCIAL LINKS
Britt Guitar Weekend
LOCATION
Medford, Oregon
MUSICAL FOCUS
Workshop with seven guitar genres; also has a repair & maintenance segment, gear review & give-away, jam sessions, & a faculty concert at the Britt Performance Garden.
AGE & LEVEL
13 years & up.
DATES
June 22-24, 2018
COST $290 (adults), $240 (students), $100 (audit).
STUDENTS 35
TEACHERS 7
Featured Teachers
Ed Dunsavage, Grant Ruiz, Mark Nelson, Page Hamilton, Vicki Genfan, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kay Hilton, Director, Education & Engagement, Britt Music & Arts Festival
PO Box 1124, 216 West Main Street
Medford, OR 97501
UNITED STATES
541-690-3852

Pennsylvania
HarpMusicFest: The International Harp Festival of Philadelphia
LOCATION
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes, individual lessons, ensemble lessons, concerts, workshops for harpists, composers, lectures, exhibits.
AGE & LEVEL
Intermediate, advanced, professional, artist.
DATES
By arrangement
STUDENTS 6-20+
TEACHERS 1-2
CONTACT INFORMATION
Saul Davis Zlatkovski, Director
1929 Chestnut Street, Suite 2 Front, c/o Performing Arts Traditions
Philadelphia, PA 19103
UNITED STATES
215-563-4848
Moxart Concerto Program
LOCATION
Immaculata University, Malvern, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware
MUSICAL FOCUS
Rehearse & perform a concerto with a good orchestra; rehearsals are schedule for 2.5 times the performance time; may play entire concerto or just chosen movements.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limits; advanced amateur & pre-professional; audition required.
DATES
March 22-24, 2018 (Immaculata Univ., Malvern, PA), June 1-3 (Wilmington, DE)
COST $1800 to $4000, depending on length & difficulty of concerto.
STUDENTS 6-8
TEACHERS 2
Featured Teachers
Joe Gehring, Simeone Tartaglione, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Betty Mock, Director & Admissions Director
124 Cornell Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
UNITED STATES
610-668-8807
Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy
LOCATION
Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive week for pre-professional pianists.
AGE & LEVEL
12-24, pre-professional/professional.
DATES
August 8-August15, 2018
COST $2950.
STUDENTS 16-18
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Ching-Yun Hu, Ursula Oppens, Gary Graffman, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ching-Yun Hu, Director & Admissions Director
124 Cornell Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
UNITED STATES
610-668-8807
SOCIAL LINKS
Renova Music Festival
LOCATION
Villa Maria Community Center, Villa Maria, Pennsylvania
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music coaching, chamber orchestras, master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
18-25; audition required.
DATES
June 3-16, 2018
COST Scholarships available.
STUDENTS 25
TEACHERS 8
CONTACT INFORMATION
Joshua Zona, Music Director
PO Box 61
New Castle, PA 16103
UNITED STATES
724-651-7446
SOCIAL LINKS
Techne Music Festival
LOCATION
Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
MUSICAL FOCUS
String orchestra.
AGE & LEVEL
12-25; highly advanced.
DATES
June 1-3, 2018
COST $250 (tuition).
STUDENTS 16
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Timothy Schwarz, Sheila Browne, Lawrence Stromberg, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Timothy Schwarz, Artistic Director
1234 Market Street, PO Box 36718
Philadelphia, PA 19107
UNITED STATES
215-880-5869
SOCIAL LINKS

South Carolina
Conductors Institute of South Carolina
LOCATION
School of Music, University of South Carolina
MUSICAL FOCUS
15-Day Institute for Fellows & Associates; 10-Day Discovery Program.
AGE & LEVEL
Moderate to advanced conducting experience (15-Day); more limited experience (10-day); no audition.
DATES
June 2-16, 2018
STUDENTS 30
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Samuel Jones, Maurice Peress, Peter Jaffe, Paul Vermel, Victoria Bond, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Donald Portnoy, Director
School of Music, University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
UNITED STATES
803-960-9237
SOCIAL LINKS
Southeastern Piano Festival
LOCATION
University of South Carolina School of Music, Columbia, South Carolina
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano festival; daily lessons with USC piano faculty; evening concerts & master classes with guests Sergei Babayan, Ann Schein; Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition.
AGE & LEVEL
13-18 years old, pre-college.
DATES
June 17-24, 2018
STUDENTS 20
TEACHERS x
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marina Lomazov, Artistic Director
813 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
UNITED STATES
803-777-1209

Tennessee
Chamber Music Weekend
LOCATION
Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music reading sessions, with optional performance; exposure to a wide variety of repertoire; participants assigned to different groups each session; no coaching; some free-lance sessions; string orchestra included.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced, intermediate; professional musicians & amateurs, string teachers & college students; no audition; space is limited.
DATES
June 13-16, 2018
COST $175 (new), $145 (alumni).
STUDENTS 50-60
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ellen & Jeremy Francisco
PO Box 498
Collegedale, TN 37315-0498
UNITED STATES
970-324-0837
Sewanee Summer Music Festival
The University of the South
LOCATION
The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
MUSICAL FOCUS
Classical music symphony orchestras, chamber music for all, insttrumental private lessons, festival brass program, & piano
AGE & LEVEL
Age 12 through college
AUDITION REQUIRED? Audition recording required
DATES
June 23-July 22, 2018
COST $3075
Cost details
Generous endowment support allows us to offer assistance to students based on merit and financial need. Tuition includes weekly private lessons; university services and activity fee: $87; double-occupancy room and board: $1413. A single-occupancy dorm room may be requested for an additional fee of $170 (four weeks).
STUDENTS 200
TEACHERS 25
CONTACT INFORMATION
Evelyn Loerhlein, Director; Hilary Dow Ward, Assistant Director
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
UNITED STATES
931-598-1225
SOCIAL LINKS

Texas
Austin Chamber Music Workshop
LOCATION
Butler School of Music, Austin, Texas
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music workshop.
AGE & LEVEL
7-10, Primary Division; 11-18, Young Artists Division; 18 & up, Adult Division; auditions used for placement in groups.
DATES
July
STUDENTS 80-130
TEACHERS 30
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Michelle Schumann, Artistic Director
Admissions: Jeni Gossard, Education Director
7600 Burnet Road, Suite 190
Austin, TX 78757
UNITED STATES
512-454-7562
SOCIAL LINKS

Vermont
Bennington Chamber Music Conference & Composers' Forum of the East Inc.
LOCATION
Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music for advanced adult amateurs; coaching program for strings, winds, piano & voice.
AGE & LEVEL
18 & up; audition required.
DATES
July 15-August12, 2018
STUDENTS 270
TEACHERS 60
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tobias Werner, Music Director
Admissions: Marilyn Bell, Executive Director
900 West 190 Street, #11-O
New York, NY 10040
UNITED STATES
212-927-5053
SOCIAL LINKS
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
LOCATION
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Four-week program of solo & chamber music study for advanced students of violin, viola, cello, & piano.
AGE & LEVEL
14-30; college, graduate, high school.
DATES
June 24-July 21, 2018
COST $4280; scholarships available.
STUDENTS 180
TEACHERS 35
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kevin Lawrence, Artistic Director
Admissions: Barbara Lawrence, Bus. Manager
UNITED STATES
802-503-1220
SOCIAL LINKS
Killington Music Festival
LOCATION
Killington, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Solo & chamber music; violin, viola, cello, double bass, winds, brass, & piano; master classes, lessons, coaching, performance opportunities.
AGE & LEVEL
High school students; graduate & undergraduate students; audition required.
DATES
June 27-July 27, 2018
STUDENTS 65
TEACHERS 16
CONTACT INFORMATION
Maria Fish, Executive Director
PO Box 386
Rutland, VT 05702
UNITED STATES
802-773-4003
SOCIAL LINKS
Manchester Music Festival Young Artists Program
LOCATION
Manchester, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music; scholarship program
AGE & LEVEL
19 & up
AUDITION REQUIRED? Live or DVD audition required
DATES
July 11-August 12, 2018
STUDENTS 15
TEACHERS 9
CONTACT INFORMATION
PO Box 33
Manchester, VT 05254
UNITED STATES
802-362-1956
SOCIAL LINKS
Marlboro Music
LOCATION
Marlboro, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
AGE & LEVEL
19-28, exceptional ability; audition required.
DATES
July 14-August 12, 2018
CONTACT INFORMATION
Anthony Checchia, Frank Salomon, Administrators
Mitsuko Uchida, Art. Dir.
Admissions: Jennifer Loux, Admissions
1528 Walnut Street, Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19102
UNITED STATES
215-569-4690
SOCIAL LINKS
Point Counterpoint Chamber Music Camp for Strings & Piano
LOCATION
Lake Dunmore, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
8-18; audition required.
DATES
Starting in late June, sessions vary in length from 2 to 6 weeks; ending in late August with a one-week session for campers ages 8-12
STUDENTS 50 per session
TEACHERS 9
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jenny Beck, Executive Director
1361 Hooker Road
Leicester, VT 05733
UNITED STATES
802-247-8467
SOCIAL LINKS
Summer Sonatina International Piano Camp
LOCATION
Bennington, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano.
AGE & LEVEL
7-16; all levels of ability; no audition.
DATES
June-July
STUDENTS 42/week, 150/season
TEACHERS 9/week, 20/season
CONTACT INFORMATION
Polly van der Linde, Director
Admissions: Sheila Kearns, Administrator
5 Catamount Lane
Bennington, VT 05201
UNITED STATES
802-442-9197
SOCIAL LINKS
Vermont Music & Arts Center
LOCATION
Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont
MUSICAL FOCUS
Adult chamber music workshop, participant-formed groups, coaching available.
AGE & LEVEL
21 & up; intermediate & up; no audition.
DATES
July
COST $1200/week (all inclusive).
STUDENTS 50-60 per week
TEACHERS 17 music, 1 art
CONTACT INFORMATION
Barbara Jaffe, Music Director
Admissions: Jeff Stewart, VMAC Coordinator
60 Warren Street
Plainville, MA 02762
UNITED STATES
508-695-3904

Virginia
Heifetz International Music Institute
LOCATION
Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia
MUSICAL FOCUS
Two private lessons a week, master classes, Ashkenasi/Kirshbaum Chamber Music Seminar; communication training (drama, public speaking, movement, voice); violin, viola, cello, piano; public performances, tours, & residencies.
AGE & LEVEL
14-23
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required
DATES
June 22-August 4, 2018
STUDENTS 75
TEACHERS 28
CONTACT INFORMATION
Daniel Heifetz, President & Founder
Admissions: Benjamin K. Roe, Executive Director
107 East Beverley Street
Staunton, VA 24401
UNITED STATES
540-907-4446
SOCIAL LINKS

Washington
Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute
LOCATION
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Leavenworth, Washington
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive chamber music program for strings & piano; also offers master classes, chamber orchestra, private lessons.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum age 18; college undergraduate & graduate students; audition required, recorded.
DATES
July 1-22, 2018
STUDENTS 20
TEACHERS 8-10
CONTACT INFORMATION
Oksana Ezhokina, Institute Director
PO Box 2071
Leavenworth, WA 98826
UNITED STATES
509-548-6347 x 46
SOCIAL LINKS
Marrowstone Music Festival
LOCATION
Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive 2-week residential orchestral & chamber music festival.
AGE & LEVEL
14-25; recording audition required.
DATES
July-August
STUDENTS 200
TEACHERS 27
CONTACT INFORMATION
Stephen Rogers Radcliffe, Music Director; Dale Clevenger, Ryan Dudenbostel, Conductors
Daniel Petersen, Exec. Dir.
Admissions: Coltan Foster, Festival Coordinator
11065 Fifth Avenue NE, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98125
UNITED STATES
206-362-2300
SOCIAL LINKS
Tuned In! Summer Student Festival
LOCATION
North Seattle, Washington
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
12-22; placement audition required.
DATES
July
STUDENTS 24
TEACHERS 4-6
CONTACT INFORMATION
Skyros Quartet, Director
Admissions: Virginia Wright, Admissions Director
PO Box 27164
Seattle, WA 98165
UNITED STATES
206-357-3009
SOCIAL LINKS

Wisconsin
Birch Creek Music Performance Center
LOCATION
Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
MUSICAL FOCUS
Percussion & steel band, symphony, jazz (two sessions).
AGE & LEVEL
13-18.
DATES
Mid June-mid August (four 2-week summer music academy instrumental sessions)
STUDENTS 30-60 per session
TEACHERS 15-30 per session
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mona Christensen, Executive Director
PO Box 230, 3821 Cty. Highway East
Egg Harbor, WI 54209-0230
UNITED STATES
920-868-3763
SOCIAL LINKS
University of Wisconsin-Madison Summer Music Clinic
LOCATION
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music enrichment through a multi-course curriculum: music history, theory, dance, percussion, jazz history & performance master classes. Rehearsal/performance of band, orchestra, choir, musical theater & jazz ensembles.
AGE & LEVEL
Junior high school level for students completing grades 6, 7, & 8; senior high school level for students completing grades 9-12; audition for placement only on the first day of the program.
DATES
June 17-23, 2018 (middle school); June 24-29 (high school)
STUDENTS 475 senior high school, 425 junior high school
TEACHERS 100+ teachers + 50 residential counseling staff
CONTACT INFORMATION
Elizabeth Snodgrass, Outreach Program Manager
Tracy Marks, Outreach Program Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Continuing Studies, 21 North Park Street, Room 7359
Madison, WI 53715
UNITED STATES
608-263-2242
 

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