2018 GUIDE TO SUMMER PROGRAMS

Philadelphia International Music Camp & Festival
Philadelphia International Music Camp & Festival
Philadelphia International Music Festival
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
The Philadelphia International Music Festival (PIMF) offers student musicians the unique opportunity of spending up to four weeks immersed in performance training with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Our Orchestra and Chamber Music Intensive Programs include: daily orchestra and chamber music rehearsals; daily course electives including: conducting, choir, composition, sight reading, music theory, ear training, fiddle music, and jazz; daily private practice hours; solo performance and competition opportunities; day trips to Ocean City, New Jersey (America’s Favorite Family Beach Resort), Philadelphia’s Mann Center for a Philadelphia Orchestra outdoor concert, and more.
Our Solo Performance Programs include three-five weekly private lessons; daily 30-minute coaching sessions with assigned faculty accompanist; daily solo performance class; four hours of required, daily private practice; daily afternoon chamber music rehearsals, and more.
All programs include private lessons, master classes, and faculty recitals with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as ample solo performance and competition opportunities. Competition winners perform on-stage duo concertos with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Kensho Watanabe, Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Select winners also perform as soloists with one of our community or professional orchestra partners.
PIMF includes separate programing ("Music House") for college students and young professionals. Music House is conducted by Kensho Watanabe, Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and also includes: daily chamber music coachings with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, repertory orchestra rehearsals with exposure to works regularly found on major orchestral auditions; individual mock auditions with Maestro Watanabe; concerto competitions; and ample solo performance opportunities.
PIMF and Music House are held on the estate-like grounds of Bryn Mawr College, named one of the 30 most beautiful college campuses in the U.S. by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
PIMF is attended annually by student musicians from throughout the U.S. and around the globe.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS PROGRAM
Students at PIMF study with members of the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. Our five program options (Orchestra, Chamber Music Intensive, Solo Performance, Piano, and College Audition Preparation) also include solo performance and competition opportunities. Winners perform at the PIMF Grand Finale under the baton of Kensho Watanabe, Philadelphia Orchestra Assistant Conductor.
LOCATION
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
MUSICAL FOCUS
Genres: Classical • Opera
AGE & LEVEL
11 to 19 years old
AUDITION REQUIRED? Some programs require audition for acceptance
DATES
June 16 - July 27, 2018
Date details: Two session options: June 16 - June 29, 2018 or July 14 - July 27, 2018. One-week options available for most programs.
COST $1,550 to $4,550
Cost details
Cost varies based on program selection
STUDENTS 300
TEACHERS 100
Featured Teachers
Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra: Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin • Marc Rovetti, Assistant Concertmaster • Kerri Ryan, Assistant Principal Viola • Hai-Ye Ni, Principal Cello • Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principal Bass • Mark Gigliotti, Co-Principal Bassoon • Jeffrey Lang, Associate Principal Horn • Carol Jantsch, Principal Tuba • Christopher Deviney, Principal Percussion
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin, The Philadelphia Orchestra
2954 East Grant Avenue
Williamstown, NJ 08094
UNITED STATES
856-875-6816
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