2017-18 GUIDE TO MUSIC SCHOOLS

Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA)
Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA)
MISSION
PRISMA is fast becoming the classical music festival of choice for professional musicians high quality students and diverse audiences. It features a collaborative environment which nurtures both professional development and community engagement. Mandate: The purposes of PRISMA are a) to advance education by establishing and operating a music academy; b) to educate and advance the knowledge or abilities of students and to increase the public's appreciation of music by providing courses seminars recitals and workshops; and c) to operate an arts festival involving symphonic orchestral opera and classical music performances.
The festival contracted 20 guest artists from renowned orchestras in the United States Canada and Europe. This has bolstered ties with such prestigious international institutions as the Juilliard School and the Peabody Institute. PRISMA has a mutually beneficial partnership with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. These out-of-province connections provide students and guest artists with not only exceptional instruction and experiences but also access to networks that enhance their professional development.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
PRISMA prides itself on its focus not only on the technical aspects of music education but on the care it takes to ensure a positive experience-one that brings people together through a shared love of music. It has an exceptionally supportive environment for learning together.
LOCATION
c/o Pinch & Reid
Suite D - 7061 Duncan Street
Powell River, British Columbia
CANADA V8A 1W1
ADMISSIONS
855-577-4762
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
80 music students
40 scholarships awarded
Music Faculty: 1 full time, 20 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Applied Music (Performance) • Brass • Harp • Orchestral Conducting • Percussion • Strings •
Other Areas of Study: Audition Training
 

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