2016 Directory of Summer Camps



    This is the 70th annual summer music camp directory published by The Instrumentalist. Student camps are marked as  S .
Programs for college and graduate students and directors are marked with an   A   for adult. Camps are listed alphabetically by state. Within each state, student camps are listed first, then programs with offerings for both students and adults, and then those for adults only. Directors may make up to 100 copies of this magazine version of listing for distribution at no cost to students, parents, or teachers. ©2016 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media –  http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2016-Camp-Directory/

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Multi-State Camps
  S    FJM Clinics offers an all-inclusive program for color guard, dance teams, drum majors, student leaders, majorettes, and baton twirlers. Students gain strong technical skills, leadership skills, motivation and positive attitude tools, and teamwork experience in a professional, energetic atmosphere. Classes and sessions also available for directors. Private clinics can be scheduled at your school. Tuition and housing costs vary. Contact: 800-444-3524, [email protected]

Flagstaff, Arizona: 7/17-20
Normal, Illinois: 6/12-15
Marion, Indiana: 6/26-29
Midland, Michigan: 7/10-13
St. Louis, Missouri: 6/26-29
N. Carolina (location TBA): 6/19-22
Dayton, Ohio: 6/12-15, 7/17-20
Granville, Ohio: 7/10-13
North Canton, Ohio: 6/19-22
Greensburg, Pennsylvania: 7/24-27
Arlington, Texas: 6/26-29
San Antonio, Texas: 6/19-22
Whitewater, Wisconsin: 7/24-27

  S    Floot Fire summer workshops are a life changing experience for students who love the flute! We offer a one of a kind opportunity for students to work with world class faculty and perform with like-minded students who are dedicated and driven to be the best that they can be. At Floot Fire we are passionate about the flute and making music. Our fun filled workshops include masterclass, chamber music, flute choir, faculty recitals, electives and more! Students who have completed grades 6-12 are eligible to participate. All levels of playing ability are welcome. Financial need scholarships available. Telephone: 281-630-5369

Evansville, Indiana: Tuition $325. 6/6-10. 5 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
Boston, Massachusetts: Tuition $595. 7/18-22. 6 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
New York, New York (grades 8-12 only): Tuition $425. 7/8-10. 5 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Tuition $195. 7/5-7. 7 teachers. Contact: okla [email protected]
Austin, Texas: Tuition $325. 7/11-15. 8 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
Brownsville, Texas: Tuition $60. 6/27-29. 15 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
Dallas, Texas: Tuition $325. 6/27-29. 14 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
Houston, Texas: Tuition $325. 6/27-29. 14 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  S    George N. Parks Drum Major Academy offers exceptional summer workshops for drum majors, those who aspire to be a drum major, and band members who wish to improve their leadership skills and be a stronger asset to their band programs. Tuition with housing: $515-540. Contact: 781-874-9728, [email protected]

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: 6/9-13
Fayetteville, Arkansas: 6/14-18
Greeley, Colorado: 6/26-30
Riverside, California: 7/21-25
Florida (location TBA): 6/20-24
Naperville, Illinois: 6/27-7/1
Richmond, Kentucky: 6/13-17
Amherst, Massachusetts: 7/30-8/3
Allendale, Michigan: 6/22-26
Charlotte, North Carolina: 7/17-21
Delaware, Ohio: 7/11-15
Denton, Texas: 7/5-9


  S    Curry Summer Music Camp at NAU, Flagstaff. Work with Northern Arizona University School of Music faculty and renowned musicians from across the country. Full ensemble rehearsals with outstanding clinicians each day. Attend master classes, sectionals, and other courses that expand knowledge and appreciation of different facets of music. Private lesson and chamber coaching opportunities. Finale ensemble concerts in Ardrey Memorial Auditorium at the end of each week. Audition to perform for peers in the annual Camper Showcase and Variety Show. Pianists perform in recital on the stage of Ardrey Memorial Auditorium at the conclusion of each session. Established in 1950 by Dr. Jack Swartz. Surrounded by the San Francisco Peaks on the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff, Arizona. Attend concerts, recitals, and other fun activities such as the talent show, dances, movie nights, camp games, and more! Senior session: grade 9-13 in fall 2016; junior session: grade 7-9 in fall 2016. Tuition with housing $729-$1,399, tuition alone $529-$799. 6/19-7/2, 7/3-9. 350 students, 55 teachers per session. Contact: 928-523-2323, [email protected]

  S     Windswept Music Conference, Arkadelphia. With divisions for students ages 12-18 and courses suitable for all instruments, this workshop focuses on turning technique into musicality and bringing artistry to life. Tuition with housing $540, tuition alone $375. 7/21-26. 20 students per faculty member, 14 teachers. Windswept also offers a week-long program designed to give teachers the skills to turn students from being correct note/rhythm players to being developing young musicians. Tuition with housing $535, tuition alone $375. 7/19-24. 50 participants, 14 teachers. Contact: 817-454-6342, [email protected]

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  S    Arrowbear Music Camp, Arrowbear. Since 1942, this camp has been offering residential sessions focusing on full orchestra, concert band, jazz improvisation, and choir. The schedule offers a mix of intensive musical training and old fashioned camp fun. Sessions are arranged according to age with an emphasis on age specific activities. Tuition with housing $528-$1,390. 6/18-8/27. 50-120 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 909-867-2782, [email protected]

  S    Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego, is entering its 28th year. Coaches provided for all sections. Guest conductors. San Diego symphony outreach personnel. Day camp open to grades 7-12 with two years’ instruction. Day camp from 12:00-4:00. Tuition $210. 8/1-5. 65 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 619-222-3065, [email protected]

  S    The Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp, Stockton. The 14th annual Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp offers high school students an opportunity to participate in jazz ensembles and jazz combos along with classes in jazz improvisation and jazz history. In addition, the program includes five masterclasses with professional musicians. Evening activities include jam sessions, concerts, and social activities. Tuition with housing $775, tuition alone $675. 6/12-18. 90 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

  S    California Summer Music, Rohnert Park, is a three-week program for strings, piano, and composition that focuses on chamber music. Students range from 12-25. CSM is a thriving environment for young musicians to grow and achieve their goals through music making. Program gives each artist highly individualized musical training and mentoring with CSM faculty and internationally renowned guest artists. Tuition with housing $5,100, tuition only $2,400. 7/2-25. 65 students, 13 teachers. Contact: 415-753-8920, [email protected]

  S    Cazadero Music Camp, Cazadero, is located in a redwood grove, two hours north of San Francisco. The camp offers a unique blend of intensive musical instruction and outdoor recreation with five camp sessions in a seven-week period, arranged progressively by age (5th-12th grade) and ability. Musical instruction includes orchestra, concert band, jazz ensemble, piano, and guitar. Campers have a choice of musical and nonmusical electives that may include jazz improvisation, chamber music, arts and crafts, nature, or sports. Tuition with housing $775-$1,720. 6/20-8/6. 140 students, 30 teachers. Contact: Emily Brockman (camp registration manager), 510-527-7500, [email protected]

  S    Hidden Valley Music, Carmel Valley, offers a variety of masterclasses for advanced players led by master teachers from the New York Philharmonic, Juilliard, Oberlin, and the Cleveland Orchestra that are held in a beautiful rural setting on the central coast of California.
Flute with Keith Underwood is for advanced flutists with breakout sessions with jazz flutist Ali Ryerson. Tuition with housing $1,150. 6/12-17. 20 participants. Keith Underwood, Ali Ryerson. Contact: [email protected]
Jazz Flute with Ali Ryerson is for advanced players focusing on jazz technique and performance. Tuition with housing $1,150. 6/12-17. 20 participants. Contact: [email protected]
2016 Master Class Series also includes: Elaine Douvas – Oboe. 6/5-11. Judith LeClair – Bassoon. 6/25-29. Mark Nuccio – Clarinet. 6/23-29. Mark Kosower – Cello. 7/24-29. Robert Walters – English Horn. 6/19-25. A testament both to our exceptional teaching faculty and the caliber of students we enroll, many Hidden Valley masterclass participants have gone on to hold important positions in major orchestras and university faculties. Tuition with housing $1,150. 10-24 students per class, 8 teachers. Contact: 831-659-3115, [email protected]

  S    Idyllwild Arts Summer Program, Idyllwild, provides intensive 2-week music workshops focusing on Band, Chamber Music, Choir, Harp, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Piano, Orchestra, and Songwriting for students finishing grades 7-12. Includes rehearsals, masterclasses, and private lessons. The faculty consists of working professionals and university level instructors. 6/19-8/14. 400-500 students, 90 teachers. Contact: 951-659-2171, [email protected]

Malibu Violin Camp, Malibu, is an intensive six-day musical experience for gifted violinists in grades 9-12. With a primary focus on coaching, private lessons, group lessons, and masterclasses, the Malibu Violin Camp offers students the opportunity to study one-on-one with our renowned faculty. Whether you are preparing for a college audition or looking to stand out as a music major, the Malibu Violin Camp is designed for participants to develop their performance skills and prepare for further study in high school and college. Tuition with housing $1,200. 6/18-24. Contact: [email protected], 703-593-9369.

  S    Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week program for serious students ages 12-19. Curriculum includes solo performance, private lessons, masterclasses, flute choirs, chamber music, electives, seminar classes on flute-related topics, guest artist events, and recreation. Guest artist Bonita Boyd. Visiting faculty Michelle Caimotto, Karen Johnson, Tomiko Tsai, Karen Van Dyke, Gary Woodward. Tuition with housing $1,395. 7/8-16. 50 students. Contact: [email protected]

  S    Pacific Crest Drum Major Camp, Oceanside, brings together experts in music education and leadership to work with students preparing for their role as a high school drum major. Students will also experience a few days in the life of the Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps, sharing lodging and meals, rehearsing with, and even conducting the corps. Open to current and prospective drum majors. Tuition with housing $249. 6/29-7/1. 60 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 909-287-1310, [email protected]

  S    Pacific Music Camp, Stockton. Now in its 71st year, Pacific Music Camp is one of the longest-running music camps in California. We offer a wide variety of ensembles, electives, and social activities for junior and senior high school musicians through five distinct camps: Pacific Music Business Camp, Junior Band & Orchestra Camp, Senior Band, Orchestra, Choir Camp, Senior Piano Camp, and Pacific Music Theatre Camp. This past summer attracted nearly 375 student musicians from across the western United States and beyond. Tuition with housing $745-945, tuition alone $645-845. Pacific Music Business Camp 6/12-18, 20 students. Junior Band & Orchestra Camp 7/10-16, 100 students. Senior Band, Orchestra, Choir 7/17-23, 175 students. Piano Camp 7/17-23, 15 students. Pacific Music Theatre Camp 7/17-23, 20 students. 50 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

  S    Stanford Youth Orchestra, Stanford This is a three-week intensive orchestral program on the campus of Stanford University for students in 8th-12th grade. Tuition with housing $5,990, tuition alone $2,995. 7/12-8/1. 100 participants. Contact: [email protected] stanford.edu. (2015 data)

  S    Summer Programs at SFCM, San Francisco. Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes: a collaboration between San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Lamplighters Music Theatre. Explore the topsy-turvy world of rollicking pirates, damsels in distress, and modern major generals through singing, acting, and stage movement, leading to a fully costumed performance. Ages 10 to 18. Admission by audition. Tuition $850. 6/13-25, in the afternoons. 38 students, 7 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

  S    Wildwood Institute of Musical Arts, Irvine. Two 7-day week live-in programs of instruction in band, orchestra, and chamber music for intermediate and high school students, culminating in concerts each week. Tuition with housing $545. Intermediate: 7/10-17, Senior High: 7/17-24. 80-100 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 949-202-9419, [email protected]

  S     Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, is for talented students who are planning a career in music. The eight-week summer program for string, wind, brass, and percussion students includes performance opportunities in solo and chamber recitals, orchestra concerts, and opera productions. 6/13-8/6. Contact: 805-969-4726, [email protected]

  S     Stanford Jazz Workshop, Stanford, offers one- and two-week jazz immersion opportunities for middle school, high school, and college students, as well as adults. Students study with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world, focusing on improv skills and combo performance. Programs are integrated with the Stanford Jazz Festival. Tuition $850-$2,150, depending on program and housing choices. Giant Steps Day Camp, 7/11-15; Jazz Camp Week 1, 7/17-22; Jazz Camp Week 2, 7/24-29; 2-week Jazz Comprehensive, 7/17-29; Jazz Institute, 7/31-8/5; 2-week Advanced Institute, 7/24-8/5. Contact: 650-736-0324.

  A   Flutes by the Sea Masterclass, Half Moon Bay, is an intensive course with masterclasses, concerts, flute choirs, pedagogy, entrepreneurship, and business of music lectures. Tuition alone $395. 7/7-9. 10 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Jill Felber, Viviana Guzman, Fluterscooter, Barbara Siesel. Contact: [email protected]

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  S    Lamont School of Music Summer Academy, Denver, is for instrumentalists, singers, pianists, and composers ages 14 through 18 (with some age exceptions). Equipping pre-college musicians for success in the 21st century, the University of Denver Lamont School of Music Summer Academy provides a 2-week intensive music experience in state-of-the-art facilities with outstanding artist faculty. Curriculum includes private lessons, masterclasses, chamber music, choir, orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz combo, music theater, experimental and steel drum ensembles, recitals, music technology, conducting, theory, collaborative piano, Alexander technique, diction for singers, special topic seminars including music business, concerto/aria competition, recreational activities, and more. Students accepted by recorded audition only. Tuition with housing $2,040, tuition alone $1,540. 6/19-7/3. 85 students, 36 teachers. Contact: 763-443-1558, [email protected]

  S    Rocky Ridge Music Center Junior Artist Seminar, Estes Park, a music camp for students ages 13-17 to develop their talents. Curriculum includes private lessons chamber music, choir, composition, performance classes, orchestra, wind ensemble, concerto competition and concerts. Tuition with housing $1,950. 6/7-19. 55 participants. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

  S    Rocky Ridge Music Center Junior Music Camp, Estes Park, a music camp for students ages 10-15 to develop their talents. Curriculum includes private lessons chamber music, choir, composition, performance classes, orchestra, wind ensemble, concerto competition and concerts. Tuition with housing $1,950. 7/19-31. 55 participants. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

  S     Rocky Ridge Music Center Young Artist Seminar, Estes Park. Open to students age 18-24, this program offers private lessons chamber ensembles, orchestra, concerto competition, performance classes, masterclasses, recitals, and panel discussions. Tuition with housing $3,200. 6/21-7/17. 70 participants. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

  A   Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Boulder, is a retreat focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on alternate fingerings and breath control will be offered. Tuition $375, tuition and lesson $450. Lodging separate through hotel at group rate. Two retreats: 6/1-4 and 6/16-19. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. Contact: [email protected]

  A   The Panoramic Flutist Seminar, Boulder, will delve into the practice, study, and performance of the flute with creative workshops and sessions designed to address the whole musician: body, mind, and artistry. 20 participants. Masterclass teachers Christina Jennings, Lisa Garner Santa, Leone Buyse, Nancy Stagnitta. 5/31-6/4. Contact: [email protected]

  A   Rafael Mé́ndez Brass Institute, Denver, honors the legendary trumpet virtuoso, Rafael Méndez (1906-1981) and is the world’s leading performance and career development seminar for brass musicians and educators. All participants perform in brass ensembles and masterclasses that are coached by some of the foremost brass artists in the nation. Daily career seminars assist participants with auditioning techniques, ensemble organization and administration, and creating innovative ways to market brass music performances. Limited to 140 participants. Tuition with housing $875, application fee $35 (non-refundable). 7/10-16. Maximum 150 participants. Contact: 303-832-4676, [email protected]

  A   Rocky Ridge Music Center Adult Seminars, Estes Park. Rocky Ridge Music Center offers several programs suitable for teachers and adult students. Programs include chamber music (coached and uncoached), early music, piano, and American roots music. Session lengths vary from 3 to 10 days. Young Artist Seminar (ages 15-24). 6/21-7/17. Adult Piano Seminar (age 18+), Session 1: 5/28-6/1, Session 2: 6/1-5. Chamber in the Rockies (age 18+), 8/10-14. Tuition with housing: $312 to $3,200. 20-65 participants, 5 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

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  S    Laurel Music Camp, New Hartford, is a one-week summer music camp in the Northwestern woods of Connecti-cut that features performance in jazz band, concert band, orchestra, and chorus. The camp accepts students who have completed 8th-12th grade and many college students as well. Students need a recommendation from their respective high school or middle school director. Camp starts with seating auditions and culminates with a concert for parents and friends. Notable conductors are sought after for a unique ensemble experience. Camp offers recreation time such as swimming, boating softball, and volleyball. We offer a nurturing environment to the younger student and challenge the more experienced. Tuition $385. 6/25-7/1. 65 teachers. Contact: 860-951-6234, [email protected]

  S    Western Connecticut State University Summer Camps, Danbury. The Summer String Camp is a one-week residential camp for string instrumentalists grades 5-12. Students are placed in level-appropriate orchestra groups that will be conducted by members of the camp faculty. The week begins with an audition by each participant for ensemble placement and culminates with a concert for the parents. In addition to ensemble participation, campers participate in a camp choir and explore alternate string styles.
Summer Band Camp is a one-week camp for instrumentalists in grades 5-12. Students perform in traditional concert band, jazz band, and orchestra at three different levels. The week begins with an audition by each participant for ensemble placement and culminates with a concert for the parents.
Tuition with housing $785 each camp, tuition alone $575 each camp. String camp 7/13-19; 100 students 8 teachers. Band camp 7/20-26; 100 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 203-837-8614, [email protected] (2015 data)

  A  Central Connecticut State University Summer Music Institute, New Britain. The institute provides professional development for music educators and other musicians through a variety of graduate classes. All courses award graduate credit and offer hands-on experiences, practical teaching techniques, and stimulating discussions among colleagues. The Summer Music Institute is also the primary venue for our Master’s degree program that offers a blend of theory and practice, focus and versatility. Participants may apply for the Masters in Music Education program and earn a degree in four summers. $640 per course. 7/6-31. 15-50 participants, 22 teachers. Contact: 860-832-3317, [email protected]

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  S    Florida State University Summer Music Camps, Tallahassee, offers 13 camps designed for musicians in grades 5-12. Camps for all ability levels are offered for woodwind, brass, percussion, voice, piano, strings, guitar, marching band, and jazz. In addition, two camps for advanced students are offered by audition only: the Piano Institute and the Honors Chamber Winds Ensemble. Tuition with housing $334-940, tuition alone $240-530. 6/12-7/16. Contact: 850-644-9934, [email protected]

  S    Gatorland Band Camps at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Instrumental Music Camps – Studio Camps for Each Instrument are for students entering grades 7-12 with at least one year of classroom experience on their instrument. Spend three days of in-depth study on your instrument with University of Florida Wind and Percussion Faculty! Campers will work on technique, solo literature, chamber music, All-State audition music, and more! 6/18-20. Concert Band Camp – Total Musicianship Camp is for students entering grades 7-12 with at least one year of classroom experience on their instrument. Campers will have a total musicianship experience through daily instruction in full band rehearsals, sectionals, master classes, chamber music, music electives, jazz band and optional private lessons! 6/20-25. Residential (including tuition, room, and three meals daily) and commuter (tuition and lunch daily) options available, as well as two-camp discounts. From $235-$850. Contact: [email protected] ufl.edu, 352-273-3146.

  S    Smith Walbridge Clinics, Fort Meyers. Smith Walbridge Clinics has offered specialized training in marching band related activities since 1952, being the first drum major camp in the country. Florida location clinics are Drum Major and Section Leader. Specialized quality training in conducting, marching, leadership, teaching, and various electives by nationally renown educationally founded staff. The spirit and camaraderie of SWC is unique and cannot be matched! Can provide instruments to those in need upon request. Held on the beautiful campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in conjunction with the Bower School of Music. Tuition with housing: Drum Major $495; tuition alone: Drum Major $395. 6/12-16. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]

  S      Horncamps!, Daytona Beach, is a summer horn workshop where students (middle school and older), teachers, and adult French horn players can study with professional musicians to improve their skills, prepare for auditions, and generally become better horn players. Tuition with housing $850, tuition alone $525. Camp dates: 6/26-7/2. 30 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 386-767-4234, [email protected]

  S    ATHENA Music and Leadership Camp, Waleka, is an all-girls band and orchestra camp for middle school and high school aged musicians hosted at Reinhardt University, located 45 miles north of Atlanta. Athena is a comprehensive, five-day, intensive study with an emphasis on leadership and team-building skills. Faculty consists of professional female music educators who teach band, orchestra, and private music lessons at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. The final concert features the All Girls Band and Orchestra. Tuition with housing $535 before May 1, $565 after May 1. 6/14-18. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S    GCSU Summer Music Camps, Milledgeville. Georgia College is a perfect setting in the heart of the state. Originally started in 1991 as a band camp, this comprehensive music camp offers students a chance to improve their musical skills while having fun making music. Jazz Band Camp 6/7-11; Sym-phonic Band Camp, Drum Major/ Leadership Academy 6/14-18; Middle School Band Camp (for rising 7th and 8th graders) 6/22-25. Tuition with housing $460, tuition alone $325. Up to 100 students/camp, 10 teachers. Contact: 478-445-4346, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S    University of Georgia Summer Music Institute, Athens, is for serious musicians in grades 10-12. Students participate in a chamber ensemble, attend lectures, and laboratory exercises for advanced musicians. Open to string, wind, brass, piano, percussion, voice, and guitar students. Tuition with housing $520, tuition alone $420. 6/1-5. 50 students, 15 teachers.
Summer Music Camp is for students in grades 6-12 who have studied an instrument for at least one year. Students rehearse, take private lessons, attend musicianship classes, perform, and have daily masterclasses with UGA faculty. Tuition with housing $520, tuition alone $420. 6/7-11. 600 students, 60 teachers.
Marching Band Camp is for students in grades 9-12 who wish to develop skill in such areas as drum major, marching percussion, color guard, and band leadership. Tuition with housing $510, tuition alone $410. 6/14-18. 600 students, 100 teachers. For all camps contact: 706-542-2061, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S      Flutissimo!, Athens, is an intensive workshop designed to educate and inspire flutists through an exhilarating and cultivating curriculum that examines aspects of flute performance including solo and ensemble performance, auditions, and overall performance skills. With the goal of guiding and encouraging flutists to tap into their innate talents and expand their abilities, this program gives each participant the opportunity to work with world class performers and teachers, be taught in masterclass sessions, perform in public performance classes, and receive private lessons. In addition, there will be educational seminars covering a variety of non-performance topics, and special events, including recital performances by faculty and guest artists. This workshop is focused primarily on advanced to professional level flutists in different stages of their careers and studies. Tuition with housing $830, tuition alone $545. 6/20-24. 30 performers, 4 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  S      Oxford Oboe Camp, Waleska. In its 16th season, this residency camp for the aspring oboe student combines comprehensive master classes, reed making and chamber music, located on the charming campus of Reinhardt university in Waleska, Georgia. Located 50 miles northwest of Atlanta. The session is geared for students 7th-12th grades and developing adults. Tuition $775. 7/3-9. 35-50 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 770-516-1528, [email protected]

  S     Simon’s Summer Sounds, Rome, is a series of summer band sessions for high school and college students. Participants will have the opportunity to read new music, develop musical skills, and socialize with other musicians. The program will culminate with a concert on Friday, July 22 and field trip on Saturday, July 30. 5/26, 6/10, 6/23, 7/7, 7/21, 7/22, 7/30. Tuition $200. Contact: 706-378-9583, [email protected]

  S      Summerflute: Music–Movement–Mind, Columbus. In a fun, creative, and supportive atmosphere, flutists have an unprecedented opportunity to learn through the combination of the Body Mapping Classes, Alexander Technique Classes and Feldenkrais Classes, evening masterclasses with artist teachers, and private lessons with teachers trained to observe body use. Class is held at the beautiful Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University with its state of the art facilities. Dorm accommodations are across the street and provide attendees with kitchen facilities. Downtown Columbus has lovely shops, cafes, and restaurants. Tuition with housing $595-1,050, tuition alone $495-650. 5/27-31. 50 students, 8 teachers. (2015 data)

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  S    Chicago Chamber Music Workshop, Chicago, is an exceptional, comprehensive music camp for serious music students in grades 7-12. Students take part in chamber music study and performances, inspirational masterclasses, and electives, including private lessons with outstanding faculty. Students stay in dormitories of Lake Forest College with one roommate. Tuition with housing $3,800, tuition alone $2,700. 6/29-7/18. 48 students, 16 teachers. Contact: Jeremy Krifka at 847-926-9898, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S    Credo Flute Program, Elmhurst. Credo Music Festival is an unparalleled intensive and invigorating program of music study, service, and performance that brings students from around the world. Students engage in musical growth through chamber groups, masterclasses, large ensembles, and private lessons. The Credo Flute Program is a week-long intensive program of masterclasses, lessons, and performance opportunities for ages 14 and up. Faculty includes Bonnie Boyd, Eastman School of Music; Jennie Brown, Elmhurst College and Wheaton College; and Gary Woodward, Biola University. 7/25-30. Tuition with housing approx. $605, tuition alone $390. 15 students, 3 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or [email protected]

  S    Northwestern University Summer Workshops, Evanston. Taught by the prestigious Bienen School of Music faculty and a host of renowned guest artists, these intensive experiences are designed to challenge musicians of all ages to achieve the next level in their career. Opportunities include: Guitar Workshop, Violin Institute, Trombone Master Classes, Summer Oboe Workshop, and Percussion Symposium. Mid-June to early August. Contact: 847-491-3141, [email protected]

  S    Western Illinois University Summer Music Institute, Macomb. Junior High Week, 6/12-18, band and choir; Jazz Combo Camp, 6/12-17, small groups, develop/refine improvisation, live coffee house performances. Instrumental Music Camps, 6/16-19, intensive study of your instrument with our masters. Senior High Week “The College Experience,” 6/19-25, band choir, orchestra, piano, and drum majors; choose individualized tracks to simulate a music major in college. Drum majors conduct live camp bands. Perform in multiple ensembles at the same camp. Tuition with housing $475-$575. Tuition alone $400-465 Contact 309-298-1505; [email protected]

  S    Wheaton College Music Camp, Wheaton. Distinctively Christian music study for high school students entering grades 9-12. Young musicians will study with Wheaton College music faculty in private lesson, master class and ensemble experiences. Field trips to Chicago musical events will highlight the week. Bible study and discussion will provide tools to guide young artists as they grow in their faith. Tuition with housing $1,250. 6/19-25. 40 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 630-752-5098, [email protected]

  S      18th Annual Summer Flute Retreat, Peru. All ages and ability levels welcome (including adults). Tuition includes admission to all classes, recitals, catered lunches, t-shirt. Peru is part of the Illinois Valley which is nestled near scenic Starved Rock State Park, Grand Bear Lodge and a host of other surrounding communities for you to explore. Past participants have come from the immediate area and as far away as Chicago, Peoria, Naperville, Sterling, Rock Falls, Mississippi, Minnesota, Wisconsin, California, and New Jersey. Housing for out of area participants on a first come basis with host families at no additional cost. Daily schedule includes warmups, masterclass/ensembles, flute choir. Faculty recital, Summer Flute Showcase at Starved Rock Lodge, participant recital. Up to 10 masterclass performers based on audition; no limit on ensemble participants. Tuition: $325 if postmarked by 5/31, $350 after. 6/19-25. Contact: 815-223-4408, [email protected]

  S      Smith Walbridge Clinics, Charleston, offers specialized training in marching band-related activities for students in high school through college. Clinics are Drum Major, Marching Band, Drumline, Leadership, Flag & Rifle, Mace & Signal, Baton, and Student Conductor Workshop. Held on the campus of Eastern Illinois University, most clinics are taught at various levels, according to experience, beginner-advanced. Tuition with housing $255-540 depending on session, tuition alone $195-420 depending on session. 7/12-29, depending on session. 1,000 total students/50-300 per session, 48 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
Marching Band Directors and Drill Design Workshops (by Smith Walbridge Clinics) are separate clinics, designed for high school and college directors, and/or college music majors. It is possible to take both workshops. The directors workshop is comprehensive. Nationally famous clinicians present on a wide variety of topics, designed to expand knowledge and skills for band directors and college music majors. The drill design workshop is a hands-on experience in designing drill, and is offered at the beginning and advanced levels. Held on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Tuition with housing $375 Directors Workshop; $280 Drill Design. Tuition alone $265 Directors Workshop; $215 Drill Design. 7/12-15 Directors Workshop; 7/15-17 Drill Design. 50 participants, 10 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]

  A  VanderCook College of Music, Chicago. Seven Steps to a Better Band. This leadership workshop helps directors and students collectively set goals and prepare for the school year. Tim Lautzenheiser headlines this two-day event, which is tailored towards high school marching band programs. Student activities focus on developing leadership and communication skills as well as learning how to run a sectional. Special sessions are also provided for drum majors, drumlines, and color guard. One highlight of the event is the goal-setting session where students and directors team up to plan for the upcoming year. In addition, a special session for parent organizations offers new and exciting ways for parents and boosters to expand their role in the band program. Housing is available through the Illinois Institute of Technology. Tuition alone $30. 8/5. Contact: 312-788-1141, [email protected]
The MECA (Music Education Center of America) Continuing Education program offers music educators practical and hands-on graduate-level courses taught by nationally renowned instructors. Summer 2016 will feature 25-30 one-week courses, including topics such as technology tools for music educators, Orff Schulwerk teacher education (two-week courses), Comprehensive Mus-icianship through Performance (CMP), rehearsal techniques, repertoire, Dal-croze methodology, mariachi pedagogy, and instrument repair. A bachelor’s degree is required for all MECA courses, most of which are three graduate credit hours. Early June to early August. Contact: 312-788-1139, [email protected]

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  S    College Audition Preparation Workshop, Bloomington. The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music College Audition Preparation Workshop offers intense study with your future college audition panel members . . . or at least people just like them. You will learn what they think and what they want to hear. We teach you how to walk into a room and make them trip over themselves to invite you to your dream school! Recommended for vocalists, brass players, and woodwind players entering grades 11 and 12 who are planning to apply for entrance to college music programs. Tuition with housing $1,350 ($200 early bird discount if registered by 6/10), tuition $900 ($200 early bird discount if registered by 6/10). 7/24-30. 50-60 participants, 12 teachers. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]

  S    Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, Bloomington.

This is a dynamic 7-day on-campus musical experience for string, brass, woodwind, and percussion students currently in grades 8-12. With a primary focus on outstanding orchestra and band performances, the clinic offers students the opportunity to participate in jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, and electives in conducting, composition, jazz improvisation, music theory, and leadership. Tuition with housing $650. 6/19-25. 225 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 812-855-1372, [email protected]

  S    Indiana Wesleyan University High School Summer Music Camp, Marion. This camp is designed for singers and instrumentalists at the high school level who are hoping to hone their musical skills in an encouraging and collaborative environment. During the week campers can expect to spend a great amount of time in large ensemble rehearsals and small/chamber ensemble rehearsals. Every camper will be in either the large chorus or the large orchestra, and may also be a part of a small ensemble. The small ensembles will range from string quartets to chamber choir; these ensembles will be assembled based on enrollment. Campers who excel at more than one instrument are encouraged to diversify their ensembles (e.g. sing in the large chorus and play trumpet in a chamber ensemble). Outside of rehearsals, campers will also have the opportunity for classroom-style learning by Indiana Wesleyan University music faculty. The classes may range from music theory and ear training to music history, conducting, or even composition. There will also be extended learning opportunities through guest lectures and masterclasses. Tuition with housing $375. 6/12-17. 200 attendees, 6 teachers. Contact: [email protected], 765-677-1072.

  S    Orangehaus Music Business Camp, Anderson. An innovative summer program where high school students choose from classes in Pro Tools, artist development, songwriting, live sound production, digital distribution, music marketing, and more. Taught on the beautiful Anderson University campus, instructors are award-winning music industry professionals who have worked with artists such as Taylor Swift, Casting Crowns, Jordin Sparks, David Crowder Band, and Jon McLaughlin. Tuition with housing $695. 7/10-16. 8 teachers. Contact: 765-641-4088, [email protected]

  S      So, you want to teach music! Music Education Camp, Anderson. Allows students, grade 9 through post-graduate, to experience what it is like to be a music educator. The program provides opportunities to conduct, attend leadership seminars, and learn more about current topics in music. This interactive, hands-on camp is unlike any other and features internationally recognized teaching staff. Tuition with housing $350. 6/14-17. 6 teachers. Contact: 1-800-619-3047, [email protected] (2015 data)

  A  Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Adult Summer Programs, Bloomington. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]
Summer Kodály Institute is a two-week program offering musicianship and pedagogical training based on the methodology of Zoltán Kodály. Levels I, II, and III will be offered. Participants develop their own musicianship skills as they explore a sequential approach for presenting musical concepts to students. The Indiana University Summer Kodály Institute is an endorsed program of the Organization of American Kodály Educators. Tuition $350 plus $50/night optional housing. 6/20-7/1.
Retreat for School Violin and Viola Teachers. Our summer program gives string players and teachers the opportunity to participate in an intensive String Academy Pedagogy Workshop. Each workshop will incorporate the philosophies of Shinichi Suzuki, Paul Rolland, and Mimi Zweig. Retreats will include lectures, demonstrations, and opportunities to observe master teachers in the Indiana University String Academy and world-renowned guest artists. Partici-pants in The Retreat for Violin and Viola Teachers also have the opportunity to apply workshop principles through private lessons and master class performance opportunities. A few sessions will focus on using the Retreat Principles in public school instruction.Tuition $545 per session or $925 for both; plus $50/night optional housing. 7/1-5 and 7/6-10.

  A  Music For All Summer Symposium, Muncie, brings you the absolute best to provide a comprehensive experience. We offer tools that will allow you to achieve peak performance personally for your ensembles. This is the place to get a head start on next year’s thinking today. Make connections, get new ideas, and learn new strategies. 100% of the director surveys received said their “participation in the Summer Symposium experience enhanced their commitment to and preparedness for the profession.” 6/27-7/2; Leadership Weekend 7/25-26. Contact: 317-636-2263, [email protected]

  S    Band Camp XX at Wartburg College, Waverly, is a residential band camp for students just finishing 8th grade through just-graduated seniors. It features daily concert and jazz band rehearsals as well as classes in improvisation, music theory, conducting, second instruments, world drumming, instrument repair, beginning guitar and piano, and more. Evening social events are planned. Tuition with housing $550, tuition alone $450. 7/17-23. 55 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 319-352-8296, [email protected]

  S   Lutheran Summer Music, Decorah, is a four-week residential training and performance program for band, orchestra, choir, organ, and composition students in grades 8-12. During the four weeks on Luther College campus, students will have an opportunity to play in chamber ensembles and small ensembles, take private lessons, and create lifelong friendships. New in 2016 is our two-week summer program: Sounds of Summer Institute! Tuition $3,250. 6/26-7/24. 32 teachers. Contact: 612-879-9555, [email protected]

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  S    Kansas State Summer Music Camp, Manhattan, is open to all instrumental band students grades 5 through 12. Applicants are divided into two large concert bands and can be in chamber and jazz ensembles. Campers perform in two concerts during camp and meet students from all over Kansas and beyond. Recreation time and trips to the city Water Park are included in the camp experience. Tuition with housing $400, tuition alone $235. 6/12-16. 160 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]
K-State Leadership & Auxiliary Camp is open to high school drum majors, section leaders, percussionists, and auxiliary members (color guard and dance lines). Students have countless opportunities to expand their understanding of effective leadership to help guide them during the coming marching season. Daily activities include team building, drum major/section leader training, leadership sessions, rehearsals, and recreational time. A final performance and demonstration takes place at the end of camp. Tuition with housing $295, tuition alone $160. 7/10-13. 130 students, 17 teachers. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]

  S   University of Kansas Midwestern Music Camp, Lawrence.

Since 1936, the Midwestern Music Camp has brought young musicians to the University of Kansas to study and play with our outstanding faculty and world-renowned guest musicians. Students from across the United States and other nations have come together each summer to learn and perform together on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. To date more than 65,000 young musicians have been a part of this tradition. Many of them are now performing in major symphony orchestras, service bands, and choirs, while others teach at great schools and universities around the world. Join us this summer on the campus of the University of Kansas and discover and develop your musical talents. Camps include Middle School Band & Orchestra 6/12-16 (grades 6-9); High School Band, Choir & Orchestra 6/19-24 (grades 9-12); and the Jazz Workshop 7/10-15 (grades 9-12). Tuition with housing $500-$625, tuition alone $300-$375. Contact: 785-864-9751, [email protected]

  S   Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops, Louisville. Our workshops have earned a reputation for producing the best intensive programs for learning jazz improvisation. Each year we assemble the nation’s leading educators and performers dedicated to providing an intensive learning experience for musicians of all ages and ability levels. are open to students of all ages and abilities. Theory classes, ear training, combo performance, masterclasses, and jam sessions allow students the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential. Beginner improvisers and seasoned pros will leave with tons of new and exciting ideas about how to improve their playing. Tuition $595, dorm accommodations $260. 7/2-8 and 7/10-15. 300+ students, 50 teachers. Contact: 812-944-8141, [email protected]

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  S    Camp Encore-Coda, Sweden. 2016 is our 67th year of welcoming talented young musicians to our unique musical community in southwestern Maine. Daily musical instruction in classical, popular and jazz styles happens in private lessons, small & large ensembles, theory classes and additional music electives. Campers enjoy orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles, rock bands, jazz combos, chamber music, chorus, jazz choir and musical theater. Campers and staff members perform together in many concerts. We feature a supportive atmosphere created by caring, talented staff people, including many camp alumni. Program also includes land sports, trips, swimming, boating, arts & crafts, rocketry, cookouts, and campfires. Ages 9-17. Tuition with housing: $4,900 for 3.5-week session, $4,400 for 3-week session, $8,000 for 6.5-week session. 6/29-8/14. 120-130 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 617-325-1541, [email protected]

  S    Maine Summer Youth Music Camp, Orono. Campers participate in either symphonic band, concert band, chorus, or strings ensemble. Additional ensembles include jazz band, combo, and musical theatre. Campers may also participate in jazz improvisation, small ensembles, chamber groups, music classes, masterclasses, piano, and guitar instruction. An off-campus recreational activity is planned for midweek of camp as well as other organized events, including concerts by faculty and students. Contact: 207-581-4703, [email protected]

  S   New England Music Camp, Sidney, enriches the lives of young musicians ages 11-18. The NEMC program blends a high-quality and intensive music education and traditional camp sports, recreational, and social activities. Tuition with housing $4,400-$7,700. 90 students per session, 50 teachers. Contact: 303-882-0543, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S    Southern Maine Music Academy, Gorham. All high school campers participate in symphonic band and nonperformance music classes. Campers also select to participate in jazz band, small ensembles, chamber groups, acappella singing ensemble, and private lessons. An off-campus trip to Sebago Lake State Park is planned for the middle of the nine-day camp. Students also are treated to four professional concerts and perform in solo and ensemble concerts before the final all-camp concert. Tuition with housing $720, tuition alone $620. 7/9-17. 75 participants, 17 teachers. Contact: 207-450-3871, [email protected]

  S     Bowdoin International Music Festival, The Bowdoin International Music Festival’s Summer Study program is designed for serious, advanced performers of classical music who are motivated, disciplined, and comfortable with a significant amount of independence. We engage faculty members from the top conservatories and artists from major orchestras and performing groups worldwide to serve as instructors. Summer study participants work with the instructors in a collegial environment to advance their skills through private lessons, masterclasses, and the practice and performance of chamber music. Instructors expect participants to make full use of individual practice time, and to make significant progress while at the Festival. Successful participants take advantage of all masterclasses and performance opportunities, and attend all concerts. Each participant’s experience will reflect the energy, drive, and self-discipline s/he brings. Please note: the language of instruction is English. Tuition: $2,850, with housing $3,650. 6/25-8/6. 275 participants, 55 teachers. Contact: 207-725-3895, [email protected]

  S      Snow Pond Music Festival, Sidney, attracts high-level college and graduate students from around the world. A world class performer and educator faculty presents specialized programming with the common mission of challenging and inspiring the next generation of musicians, educators, and cultural ambassadors. Each program provides a strong foundation to ignite the creative and critical mind, develop lifelong friendships to fuel future networking and meaningful lives in the arts. Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, 6/8-20; New England Percussion Institute, 5/31-6/6; Maine Chamber Music Seminar, 6/10-21; Snow Pond Composers’ Workshop, 6/7-13; New England Group Piano Teaching Institute, 6/14-20. Tuition with housing $1,350-$2,150. Contact: 207-465-3739, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S      SummerKeys, Lubec. Weekly workshops for adults in strings, winds, brass, voice, composition, piano, guitar, mandolin, Celtic harp, and now, Dance, Cabaret, and Fiddle. No audition. No requirements. Come as you are to enjoy our fabulous faculty and the beauty of our totally unspoiled little Maine seacoast town! You choose housing cost varies, tuition alone $645. 6/20 through 9/2; see website for individual weeks. 20-60 participants per week, 20 teachers. Contact: 207-733-2316, [email protected]

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  S    International Music Institute and Festival USA, Emmitsburg, is an intensive 10-day program for piano and strings. The program offers a stimulating and nurturing environment where each aspect of the individual experience is given careful thought and attention. Holistic approach to education includes three private lessons, daily chamber music coaching, masterclasses, interdisciplinary arts experiences (dance and theatre), improvisation, and workshops on stage presence, performance-injury prevention, effective practicing, and musical careers. Multiple on-campus performance opportunities, selected students perform off-campus during optional concert tour. Tuition with housing $1,850. 7/17-26. 30 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S      Marina Piccinini International Summer Masterclasses, Balti-more, is for advanced high school through professional level flutists. Piccolo classes will be taught by Laurie Sokoloff. Tuition w/housing $1285, $1525. Tuition alone $850. 5/27-6/1. 25 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Marina Piccinini, Laurie Sokoloff, Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, Brook Ferguson, Jee-Young Choe. Contact: [email protected]

  S    Berklee College of Music Summer Programs, Boston.

Berklee offers a variety of special sessions. Contact: 617-747-2245, summer @berklee.edu.
Berklee’s Business of Music Summer Program focuses on music business with emphasis on the recording industry, new marketing strategies, and music entrepreneurship. Topics covered include business, legal, and technological issues affecting independent record production, record companies, music publishing, talent management, concert promotion, and the changes brought by the move to digital. Tuition $680 + $395 housing + $50 application fee. 6/17-18.
Berklee Percussion Weekend offers students and educators new methods and techniques on rhythm, improvisation, percussion craft, effects, sound, and performance skills. The festival emphasizes practical playing experience through in-class performances, ensembles, and masterclasses. Select to study such drum set styles as jazz, rock, fusion, funk, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian as well as marimba, vibraphone, West African percussion, steelpan, or hand percussion. Tuition $695 + $440 housing + $50 application fee. 6/17-19.
Berklee Piano/Keyboard Workshop is for players interested in developing their skills in improvisation, chord theory, comping, ensemble playing, and synthesizer technology. The workshop offers practical playing experience through ensembles with full rhythm sections, performance workshops, and improvisation labs. Concentrate on jazz/blues, pop/rock, R&B, or Latin styles.
Tuition $910 + $510 housing + $50 application fee. 8/15-18.
Berklee Global String Intensive offers participants the chance to explore in-depth a wide variety of string styles, including folk, jazz, bluegrass, classical, old-time, and Celtic. Tuition $1,225 + $820 housing + $50 application fee. 6/26-7/1.
Victor Wooten/Berklee Summer Bass Workshop. Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey, Berklee’s Bass Department chairman, welcome players of any level of experience, including beginners. Participants have to be 15 years of age at the start of the program. Tuition $695 + $440 housing + $50 application fee. 6/16-19.

  S   Prelude Boston, Wenham. Credo Music Festival is an unparalleled intensive and invigorating program of music study, service, and performance. Students engage in musical growth through chamber groups, masterclasses, large ensembles, and private lessons. Prelude Boston is a week-long program of chamber music study and performance focused on a survey of the core literature for chamber music for ages 12-18. 6/22-26. Tuition with housing approx. $930, tuition alone $530. 30 students, 10 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or [email protected]

  S      ARIA International Summer Academy, South Hadley, provides three intensive 10-day boot camp sessions for intermediate and advanced students, ages 16-28. Tuition w/housing per session $1,850 per session. Tuition alone $950 per session. 7/1-12, 7/14-25, 7/27-8/7. 20 participants per session. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, Judith Mendenhall, John Thorne, Alexa Still, Donna Shin, Jonathan Keeble, Linda Toote, Christina Jennings. Check website for masterclass teacher residency dates. [email protected]

  S     MMI – Tuba Euphonium Trombone Academy, Dudley. Celebrating 10 years! Work and hang out with world-class faculty, guest artists, emerging artists, and a professional pianist. Daily fundamentals, masterclasses, clinics on various topics, practice time, recitals, participant performance, participant ensemble, network, and build relationships that will last a lifetime. Open to high school, college, and beyond. Single rooms in air-conditioned, apartment-style housing. Gorgeous campus. Supervision for all – direct supervision for participants under 18. Tuition with housing $1,392. 7/8-15. 7 teachers. Contact: 617-314-7539, [email protected]

  S      New England Conservatory 15th Annual Summer Metro-politan Flute Festival Orchestra, Boston, is an intensive weekend for teachers and students at the intermediate through advanced levels concluding in a concert at NEC Jordan Hall. Tuition alone $250 ($215 by June 5.) Limited, affordable housing available, upon request. July 14-17. 60 participants. Masterclass teacher Paige Dashner Long, [email protected]

  A  Visual Design Retreat, Orleans. The award-winning Spirit of America Band presents its 6th annual Visual Design Retreat for all aspiring and experienced drill designers. The retreat includes daily seminars on creating, evaluating, and presenting drill, as well as opportunities for independent work and individual instruction. All skill levels welcome. A complimentary, timed version of the latest Pyware software will be provided to each participant. Tuition $1,200. 6/20-24. 1 teacher. Contact: 508-255-4044, [email protected]

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  S   Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake.

The camp allows students in grades 5-12 to choose from 12 majors in areas of instrumental or choral music, composition, art, dance, and drama over four two-week sessions. New for 2016: Sessions 1 and 2: Advanced Chamber Orchestra, placement by audition. Students may also enroll in one of 25 arts minors. Scholarships are limited and are awarded based on audition or portfolio, arts instructor recommendations, and in some cases financial need. Tuition with housing $1,268-$1,348 depending on major. Session 1 6/29-7/10, Session 2 7/13-24, Session 3 7/27-8/7, Session 4 8/10-21. 1,400 students per session, 300 teachers. Contact: 1-800-221-3796, [email protected]

  S   Central Michigan University Summer Music Institute, Flute, Mt. Pleasant. High School Flute Intensive, including masterclasses, technique and interpretation classes, special topics, music theory, flute choir, and chamber music. Tuition with housing $450, tuition alone $275. 6/19-24. 20 students. Contact: 989-774-3281, [email protected]

  S   Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, provides an opportunity for young artists from around the world to learn, create, and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. For grades 3-12. Session dates 6/26-8/6. Contact: 800-681-5912, [email protected]
Interlochen Adult Band Camp will host over 70 adults who will experience the joy of ensemble performing in a challenging, supportive, fun, and friendly environment. Tuition varies. 8/9-14. 70+ performers. Contact: [email protected]
Interlochen Chamber Music Camp will provide a week of instruction and performances with a faculty of leading string, keyboard, and woodwind musicians. Contact: 231-276-7200, [email protected]

  S    MiPAC Michigan Performing Arts Camp, Inc., Adrian is a brand-new, four-week summer music camp for all young musicians of all levels, ages 10-18. Campers not only perform challenging music every week, but learn to create their own original works. MiPAC gives campers the freedom to choose among 30+ ensembles and classes, ranging from band/orch/choir to jazz/rock/pop. There are no restrictions on how many groups you join, or how many instruments you play, or how many interests you indulge. More than 25 concerts are scheduled, with all groups playing different music every week. Attend 1, 2, 3, or 4 weeks as a resident or day camper. Tuition with housing $1,200, tuition alone $800. 6/26-7/23. 150 students 30 teachers. Contact: 810-955-5618, [email protected]

  S   University of Michigan – MPulse Summer Performing Arts Institutes, Ann Arbor.

The University of Michigan MPulse Summer Performing Arts Institutes inspire over 200 high school students to achieve exciting new levels of excellence in music performance, music technology, musical theatre, theatre, and dance. Designed for students who are considering studying these areas in college, participants work with distinguished University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance faculty and alumni in one- to four-week sessions while experiencing campus life in Ann Arbor. 6/23-7/30. 200 students, 75 teachers. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

  S      Aquinas College Summer Jazz Camp, Grand Rapids, is open to all music students entering eighth grade through college, adult musicians, and music educators with all levels of skills and abilities. Combos, big bands, faculty concerts, concerts featuring students with faculty, masterclasses, and electives: jazz, theory & analysis; jazz composing & arranging; jazz styles & rhythmic exploration; jazz keyboard accompaniment; and jazz styles & performance techniques (interpretation and improvisation). Camp instructors are camp director Paul Brewer, trombone and big band; Tim Froncek, drumset and percussion; Bob Nixon, alto sax and big band; Tom Lockwood, electric and acoustic bass; Mike Hyde, electric and acoustic guitar; Matt Brewer, electric and acoustic bass; Max Colley III, trumpet; Jeff Ingraham, trombone; and Robin Connell, piano, keyboards, and composition. These instructors are all recognized jazz masters whose careers as teachers and performers are well established. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $275. 6/19-24. 9 teachers. Contact: 616-632-2413, [email protected]

  A  Amy Porter’s Anatomy of Sound, Ann Arbor, presents an opportunity for adult flutists of all ages to participate in masterclasses and join in-depth discussions about the study of flute tone, breathing, and body awareness both in flute practice and in performance. Tuition $600 performer, $500 participant, $150 per day auditor. 6/4-7. 15 performers. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Leone Buyse. Contact: [email protected].

  A  Band Conducting and Wind Pedagogy Workshop, Ann Arbor, led by Michael Haithcock. This is a teaching workshop for instrumental music educators/conductors all levels (K-12 through university/professional) with sessions on Conducting; Rehearsal Techniques and Repertoire. Applicants may apply for Advanced Track, Conducting Track or the Observer Track. Tuition Advanced Track/$600, Conducting Track/$350, Application deadline: 5/15. Session dates: 6/19-24. Contact: 734-936-2660, smtd.adultpro [email protected].

  A  Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, is Interlochen’s Adults Arts program. Adults age 18 and up are invited to Interlochen’s storied campus during the summer to study music, visual arts, creative writing, professional development, and media. The energy on campus during this time is electric, as most adult programs run alongside Interlochen’s prestigious Arts Camp for children grades 3-12. Many of the college’s programs offer continuing education credit for educators. Sessions run throughout Spring/Summer/Fall 2015. Approximately 600 participants per summer session, 40 teachers. Contact: 231-276-7200, [email protected].

  A  Michigan String Workshop, is an intensive three-day experience with classes designed to help participants enhance their teaching in all areas of string education. Classes include a diverse array of topics: elementary, middle school, and high school rehearsal techniques and repertoire selection; secondary instrument classes for violin, viola, cello, and double bass; alternative styles and improvisation techniques; recruitment, retention, and program development; incorporating composing activities in orchestral rehearsals; applications of music technology in orchestral curriculum; musician’s health and wellness routines; Suzuki principles in the string class; and instrument and bow selection. Evenings will include a string orchestra reading session and a conducting lab where participants conduct their favorite string orchestra piece and receive feedback on their conducting. Faculty: Michael Hopkins, Bob Phillips, Judy Palac, Valerie Palmieri, Diana Gannett. Tuition alone $325-$375 workshop fee, plus $30 nonrefundable application fee. Application deadline: 6/1. 6/23-25. 5 teachers. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected].

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  S   St. Olaf College Summer Music Camp, Northfield. Music camp days are filled with classes, lessons, rehearsals, practice, and evening activities. You will return home with new skills, new energy, new friends, and a heightened commitment to music. Music camp is open to high school students who have completed grades 9, 10, 11, or 12. Campers participate in one or two major ensembles: band, choir, and orchestra. Tuition with housing $630. 6/19-25. Contact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

  S   St. Olaf College Summer Piano Academy, Northfield, is open to students who have completed grade 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 and is by audition only. It offers high school-aged pianists an opportunity to work closely with professional piano faculty from the renowned St. Olaf College music department. This lively week enables young artists to develop and refine their abilities in a stimulating and supportive musical environment. The program includes masterclasses, music theory, piano literature classes, private lessons, piano chamber ensembles, instrumental ensembles as available, evening recitals, performance opportunities, and social activities. Tuition with housing $710. 6/19-25. Contact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

  S   Soiva International Music Camp, Moorhead, is a camp for flute, violin, clarinet, and piano. Teachers and students from Finland and the U.S. collaborate together in a camp featuring private lessons, chamber music, and concerts. 6/16-23. 40 students, 2 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  A  University of St. Thomas Graduate Programs in Music Education, St. Paul. Program features include a Master of Arts in Music Education (instrumental concentration) and professional development opportunities for practicing music educators. Summer 2015 instrumental course offerings: Advanced Instrumental Score Study and Literature, Dr. Matthew George, 7/20-31; African Music Ensemble, Sowah Mensah 6/14-19; Composing and Arranging for Concert Band, Dr. Jack Stamp, 6/15-25; Instru-mental Musicianship Pedagogy, Dr. Jill Sullivan, 7/6-17; Marching Band Techniques, Dr. Douglas Orzolek, 6/29-7/2. Degree, non-degree, and audit rates available. Additional details, comprehensive schedule, and housing information available at website. Contact: 651-962-5870, [email protected] (2015 data)

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  S   Kansas City Saxophone Workshop, Kansas City, gives high school students (grades 9-12) the opportunity to study with renowned saxophone performers and instructors. Workshop sessions are designed to help students discover and realize their full artistic potential while building technique, studying solo classical literature, and learning the fundamentals of jazz style and improvisation. Students will also perform in saxophone quartets and large saxophone ensembles coached by the distinguished faculty. Whether you’re looking to make All-State band, prepare for college auditions, or are just trying to improve, this workshop is for you! Tuition with housing $530, tuition alone $375. 7/9-13. 16 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

  S   University of Missouri Kansas City Jazz Camp, Kansas City. Steeped in the rich jazz history of Kansas City, the UMKC Jazz Camp brings world-renowned performers and jazz educators to Kansas City to work with talented young instrumentalists age 12 and up. Jazz Camp co-directors Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas and distinguished clinicians provide insight and inspiration to student combos in a welcoming environment. Participants form lasting friendships as they delve deep into jazz in intensive combo rehearsals and coaching sessions. Daily masterclasses with Jazz Camp faculty, theory and improvisation classes, and faculty performances provide a well-rounded experience that touches on all aspects of jazz performance and history. Jazz Camp participants improve technical and improvisational skills, and aural acuity while studying the standards of the past and new, innovative literature. All instruments are welcome. The UMKC Jazz Camp concludes with a public performance by the student combos. Tuition with housing $475 early bird/$505 after April 24; tuition alone $320 early bird/$350 after April 24. 6/26-30. 50 participants, 8 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

  S      University of Missouri Kansas City Composition Workshop, Kansas City. Composers of all levels will broaden their horizons and hone their craft in this mix of classes and small group sessions with UMKC composition faculty. Participants in our standard track will have their compositions critiqued and discussed with distinguished faculty, allowing each composer to grow artistically while creating new music. Focal areas on composition pedagogy, compositional improvisation, and electronic music are also available for advanced composers. Innovative concert programming will include performances by guest performers, including Michael Hall, Megan Ihnen, and newEar Contemporary Music Ensemble. Designed for composers age 14 and up. Tuition with housing $765 early bird, $845 after April 17; tuition alone $500 early bird, $580 after April 17. 6/19-24. 30 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

  A  Kansas City Conducting Symposium at UMKC, Kansas City, is an inspirational program for instrumental conductors (orchestral and wind ensemble) wanting to improve at the art and skill of conducting. In its ten-year history, college and university faculty, conductors in the schools, as well as graduate students and upper-division undergraduates studying conducting have attended. KCCS participants conduct a chamber music ensemble five times during the week on repertoire chosen by Steven D. Davis. Postural analysis to help move in a healthy manner is a vital part of the week as well. Additional sessions have been presented on topics such as: pedagogy, gesture, rehearsal techniques, chamber music coaching, historical contexts, philosophy and literature. Steven D. Davis, alongside numerous UMKC Conser-vatory faculty and distinguished guest clinicians have designed a symposium to help conductors serve their musicians, and offer ways to make an immediate difference with any ensemble. Tuition with housing $690 for participants, $490 for observers; tuition alone $495 for participants, $295 for observers. 6/19-24. 24 participants, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected] umkc.edu.

  A  University of Missouri Kansas City Advanced Choral Conducting Workshop, Kansas City. Join us in Kansas City for a workshop focusing on conducting technique for the choral conductor. Current high school and university faculty as well as graduate students in conducting are welcome to apply. Participants may enroll either as conductors or as auditors. Conducting spots are limited to 12 participants. Tuition with housing $505 participants/$355 auditors; tuition alone $350 participants/$200 auditors. 6/20-22. 12 conductors, unlimited auditors, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

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  S   Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp, Avoca. The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be hosting a special Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp, for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, and ukulele players. Music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be featured. The sessions will be led by championship fiddler and author Deborah Greenblatt. On Wed-nesday, participants will be mostly reading tunes, using sheet music in standard notation. We’ll be learning melodies, harmonies, and chords. You will be improving your sight reading, and experiencing fiddling fun. On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear. Sheet music versions of the tunes will be provided for you by the end of the day, just in case your ears need the help. On Friday, we will be mostly jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments. Tuition: 1 day $60, 2 days $110, 3 days $150. 3/9-11. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

  S   Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, Avoca. Registration is now open for the 2016 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska. Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of many fiddle collections, will help the campers get in touch with their inner fiddler. The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up. The June Camp (June 13-17) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. The July Camp (July 11-15) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced. Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers for each week, so that everyone will get individual attention. Tuition $200. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

  S   UNK Sounds in the Summer Marching Band Camp, Kearney. Drumline, drum major, color guard, brass, and woodwind instruction for preparing individuals for the upcoming marching season. The camp is open to high school students. Tuition with housing $200, tuition alone $150. 7/13-15. 150 students, 7 teachers. Contact: 308-865-8607, [email protected]

New Hampshire
  S   University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School, Durham. University of New Hampshire Sum­mer Youth Music School, Durham. For 70 years the program has offered students a chance to spend time making music together in a Junior Session or a Senior Session. Junior Session students should have just completed grades 6-8 (6th grade students may only register as commuters), and Senior Session students should have just completed grade 9, 10, 11, or 12. Students concentrate on a major instrument or voice part and choose electives to broaden their experience. They associate with other talented young musicians who share their excitement about music, and they study with outstanding teachers and freelance artists. Junior Session tuition with housing $700, tuition alone $475. Junior Session dates: 7/17-22. Senior Session tuition with housing $1,350, tuition alone $975. Senior Session dates: 7/24-8/6. 200-300 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 603-862-2404, [email protected]

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New Jersey
  S   Mt. Tabor Summer Band Camp, Parsippany. Morning classes Monday-Friday from 8-12, with daily lessons on all wind and percussion instruments. Additional classes in guitar, bass, jazz, improvisation, music theory, and drum set. Grades 3-11, all levels. Tuition alone $220. 7/6-31. 13 teachers. Contact: 201-452-6063, [email protected] (2015 data)

New Mexico
  S      Santa Fe Flute Immersion, Santa Fe, is a fun in-depth flute masterclass featuring specialty workshops, emphasis on skills needed to succeed, and handling performance anxiety. 6/27-7/4. 12 college and young professionals and 4 high school students, and up to 100 auditors. Masterclass teachers Bart Feller, Susan Levitin, Linda Marianiello. Contact: [email protected] [email protected]

New York
  S   Bristol Hills Music Camp, Canandaigua. For 54 years, the camp has been known for its quality-intensive band, orchestra, and vocal programs. The camp is open to students in grades 7-12 and offers concert bands, orchestras, vocal ensemble and chorus, jazz ensembles, and music elective classes. All large ensembles rehearse twice daily, with opportunities for small ensembles and private lessons. It is the only music camp in New York State located in a beautiful wooded setting where campers experience music in harmony with nature, live in cabins, and participate in traditional camp activities. The camp prepares musicians to return to their school program all warmed up. Tuition with housing $575. 8/14-20. 175 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 607-734-5766, [email protected]

  S   Chamber Music Center, New York, is proud to partner with The Masters School to offer a unique chamber music experience. CMC Summer 2016 at The Masters School is a three-week day-program of intensive chamber music training. Students will advance their ensemble skills through chamber music coachings, workshops, chorus and chamber orchestra rehearsals. Performances for family, friends, and the wider community will allow us to share our discoveries. Masterclasses, workshops on topics such as Practice Techniques, guest lecturers, guest performers, and field trips will round out the experience. The unique aspects of the CMC program – our faculty of professional working musicians, innovative team teaching techniques, and a supportive environment – will be the hallmarks of this inspiring three-week session. There will be time for outdoor activities during the afternoon, including swimming, soccer, frisbee, and just relaxing on the beautiful campus of the Masters School. Tuition $2,400. 6/27-7/15. Contact: [email protected], 917-407- 4647.

  S   Crane Youth Music, Potsdam, was founded in 1973 and is proud to be celebrating its 43rd session this summer. To this day, CYM continues its heritage of outstanding and cost-effective musical training for middle- and high-school musicians, ages 12-18, throughout the United States. The staff includes Crane School of Music faculty supplemented by additional guest artists/teachers. All students attend master classes taught by master teachers, perform in large group ensembles, and have the opportunity to receive training in music theory and aural skills. Tuition with housing $1,275, tuition alone $975. 6/26-7/9. 225 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 315-267-2167, [email protected]

  S   Decoda – Skidmore Chamber Music Institute, Saratoga Springs, enables young musicians to explore leadership and community service through the intensive study of chamber music. Under the guidance of Decoda artists, students will learn how to fully engage their audiences and communities through scripted interactive chamber music performances while improving their own performance and public speaking skills. Tuition with housing $2,647, tuition alone $1,835. 7/10-23. 40 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, [email protected]

  S   Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Hamilton, has operated since 1976 for students ages 10-18. Choose from two, three, or four-week sessions. Located in scenic central New York State on the Colgate University campus, “The #1 most beautiful campus in the country” (Princeton Review). Program includes bands, orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz ensembles, choirs; all instruments and voice, all levels, private lessons, daily classes, workshops, guest artists, weekly concerts and recitals, internationally known artists/ faculty. Friendly, professional atmosphere. More than one instrument/voice may be studied. Daily recreation. Certified by New York State Department of Health. Tuition with housing $2,199-$4,398, tuition alone $995-1,990. Session dates: 6/26-7-22, with the option to select from two-, three-, or four-week sessions. 150 students, 32 teachers. Contact: 866-777-7841, [email protected]

  S   [email protected], Keuka Park. An international summer music camp held on the shores of Keuka Lake, this program is for students currently in grades 6-9, all instruments and voice, classical and jazz. World class faculty from the Eastman School, the Rochester Philharmonic, and the Eastman Community Music School. Students must have two years of experience on their instrument/voice to qualify. Scholarships available. Tuition with housing $2,160, tuition alone $1,495. 7/10-22. 75-100 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 585-274-1400, [email protected]

  S   Fredonia Summer Music Festival, Fredonia, is open to instrumental music students enrolled in grades 9-12. The 25th annual Fredonia Summer Music Festival offers a friendly and relaxed setting for musical growth through large ensemble and chamber music. Flute masterclasses and lessons are with Dr. Susan Royal, professor of flute, State University of New York at Fredonia. The program offers flute masterclasses, lessons, flute ensemble, wind ensemble, improvisation, jazz ensemble, composition, music theory, African drumming, preparation for college auditions, and other activities such as an afternoon at a park on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie. All students are housed in the newly renovated dorms at SUNY Fredonia. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $395. 6/28-7/4. 15 flutists, 1 teacher. Contact: 716-673-4628, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts Music Camp, Hancock. Working conductors and musicians are at the heart of the professional faculty for the camp, and the counselor staff consists of music students and young professionals. Students of all levels from 7 to 17 years of age are welcome. Staff give group and private lessons on all orchestral instruments, piano, drums, voice, and guitar. The classical symphony orchestra performs within two weeks of the start of the camp and students have the opportunity to play in the pit orchestra of a Broadway production for the Theater Camp. There is a youth symphony, concert band, jazz program, and a rock and roll camp. Sessions offered during 6/9-8/8. Tuition varies. 200 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 800-634-1703, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   Ithaca College Summer Music Academy, Ithaca. Located within a beautiful private campus, this rich summer program is for students of many ages. Our High School Division provides a residential pre-college experience with offerings of music and non-music courses, taught by Ithaca College faculty and music educators from across the country. Electives help students interested in music careers hone and expand their talents and investigate new interests, whether they have a deep appreciation for music or are interested in a music career. High School Division programs (grades 10-12) include band, orchestra, voice, jazz, and classical guitar; Intermediate Division programs include band, orchestra, and a vocal/musical theatre program (grades 7-9). High School session, tuition $2,000 7/10-23; Intermediate session $900 7/24-30. Contact: 607-274-3366, [email protected]

  S   Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, is a summer music camp and performing arts center in the New York Adirondacks that offers an international program for talented student instrumentalists ages 9-18. The Luzerne Music Center maintains special relationships with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York City Ballet. At Luzerne Music Center students have the opportunity to perform in a variety of large and small ensembles all while receiving weekly private lessons. Tuition with housing $2,424-$4,424. Junior sessions: 6/21-7/17; senior session: 7/20-8/15; six and eight-week sessions: 6/21-8/1, 6/21-8/15. 85 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 518-696-2771, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   Skidmore Jazz Institute, Saratoga Springs. Since 1987 this has been a premier program to study jazz in the summer. The institute provides a new generation of musicians the opportunity to intermingle with and learn from gifted educators and world-class performers in an intimate, supportive environment. Previous students have successful jazz-related careers. Faculty are Paul Bollenback, Bill Cunliffe, Michael Dease, Jon Faddis, Jimmy Greene, Vic Juris, Jeb Patton, John Riley, Gary Smulyan, Kenny Washington, Doug Weiss, Scott Wendholt, David Wong, and Todd Coolman, Director. Tuition with housing $2,712, tuition alone $1,900. 6/25-7/9. 55 students, 14 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, [email protected]

  S   Summit Music Festival, Purchase. Summit Music Festival is New York’s summer institute for extensive chamber music and instrumental training. The festival offers young musicians a unique opportunity for preprofessional training. The three-week festival brings together an international faculty of the highest caliber, representing the finest traditions of Europe, Asia, and the American continents. Each year, students from all over the world assemble for concentrated study with these pre-eminent artists. We offer an instrumental and chamber music program for high school, college, and young professionals (ages 14 and up). In addition, the Summit Music Festival features a daily array of special events, such as concerts, lectures, and master classes throughout the three-week music festival. Summit Music Festival exposes the student to the highest level of artistry and mastery of instrumental playing. This festival is an ideal environment for young professionals to connect with and learn from established professionals and preeminent musicians who can be influential in their career path. Our international music festival program is geared for the highly self-motivated and independent music student. The intensive schedule focuses on close student-faculty collaboration through individual, chamber and orchestral study. Through rigorous preparation for the concerto competition or solo performance along with in-depth ensemble experiences, the students will have the opportunity to reach new heights. 7/24-8/14. 90 teachers. Contact: 914-747-2020, [email protected]

  S       Chautauqua Music Festival, Chautauqua, enrolls promising students ages 18-28 who are enrolled in or recently graduated from undergraduate or graduate studies. Advanced high school students are occasionally admitted. Orchestra, private lessons, and chamber music are vital components of the festival’s instrumental program. The orchestra rehearses daily and performs concerts in Chautauqua’s 4,000-seat amphitheater. Tuition with housing $4,175, tuition alone $2,345. 6/25-8/16. 82 students, 28 teachers. Contact: 716-357-6233, [email protected]

  S     Eastman School of Music Summer Programs, Rochester.

Residential Programs for High School Musicians: Music Horizons (grades 9-12); Summer Jazz Studies (grades 9-12); week-long institutes for organ, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and viola, as well as institutes in world music. Courses, Workshops, and Institutes: summer-only master’s degree in Music Education; Orff Schulwerk, levels 1 and 2; Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Performers and Teachers; Summer Conducting Institute with the Rochester Philhar-monic Orchestra; Choral Artistry; Conducting; Vocal Pedagogy; Musician-ship with Voices choir-in-residence; Practical Vocal Pedagogy; World Music institutes. Contact: 800-246-4706, 585-274-1400, [email protected].

Eastman Student Programs
Summer Jazz Studies is a rigorous two-week program that provides an intensive, performance-based experience for highly motivated students currently in grades 9-12 and is ideally suited for those considering collegiate jazz studies. Students work with the Eastman jazz faculty in a program designed to enhance improvisational and ensemble skills. Classes include: instrumental masterclasses, jazz performance workshops, jazz theory, large jazz ensembles, ensemble, jazz forum, jazz composition, and evening jam sessions. Tuition with housing $2,190, tuition alone $1,290. 7/3-15. 50 students, 25 teachers.

Summer Saxophone Institute
provides a taste of the Eastman saxophone experience in a one-week intensive program. Hosted by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin of the award-winning Eastman saxophone studio, this is a performance-oriented program, structured around private lessons and masterclasses in both solo and chamber settings. All private lessons are taught personally by Professor Lin and are also offered in Mandarin Chinese. Exceptional high school and international students are encouraged to apply. Applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Lin ([email protected]) before applying. Tuition with housing $1,840/1 credit, $1,185 noncredit, tuition alone $1,490/1 credit, $725 noncredit. 7/1-8. 20 students, 1 teacher. [email protected]

Summer Trumpet Institute
addresses the needs of collegiate and high school players and is a fun-filled, highly motivating five-day clinic hosted by Douglas Prosser and Wes Nance. Masterclasses, mock auditions, daily group warm-up sessions using buzzing techniques and ensemble playing. The program will provide students with daily performance opportunities and will focus on developing successful mental attitudes, styles, and techniques for great recital performances, orchestral playing, and audition success. Tuition with housing $1,857/1 credit, $1,032 noncredit; tuition alone $1,490/1 credit, $615 noncredit. 7/31-8/5. 12 students, 2 teachers.

Summer Trombone Institute
is an intensive, informative, and supportive environment for trombonists who wish to challenge themselves as they grow their musical skills and familiarize themselves with the many facets of performing and teaching. The institute includes daily masterclasses, trombone quartet coachings, trombone choir rehearsals, and special topic seminars such as solo playing, improvisation, orchestral section playing, recital and audition preparation, and doubling. Each student receives one private lesson with one of the faculty members. Tuition with housing $1,857/1 credit, $1,057 noncredit; tuition alone $1,490/1 credit, $650 non-credit. 7/31-8/5. 25 students, 4 teachers.

Viola Workshop offers six days of intensive exploration into fundamental instrumental techniques and musical interpretation skills. Participants explore strategies that promote a healthy approach to building facility and work to solidify their musical voice in performance. Designed as an advanced basics course, this workshop is suitable for advanced high school students, conservatory musicians, and seasoned professionals. Through masterclasses and group/private lessons, as well as voice and movement classes, all participants should leave with greater insight and confidence toward the goal of instrumental mastery and open musical expression. Tuition with housing $1,857/1 credit, $1,132 noncredit; tuition alone $1,490/1 credit, $715 non-credit. 6/26-7/3. 12 students, 2 teachers.

Music Horizons
is for students currently in grades 9-12 who are seriously considering a career in music. Emphasis is on solo performance (all orchestral instruments, piano, organ, voice, classical guitar, or composition). For mature, advanced students who work well in a focused, collegiate environment. Students should have high-level musical skills, good organizational skills, and mature personal skills. Program includes two private lessons per week; weekly solo performance in repertory class; career seminar; three levels of theory and two levels of ear training; a choice of history and analysis of music courses; small ensembles; accompanying class for pianists; plus two creative components (composition, improvisation). Tuition with housing $3,525, tuition alone $1,950. 7/9-29. 50 students, 30 teachers. UR Connections. Design a full-day camp with pre-college courses at the University of Rochester and music classes at the Eastman School of Music.

Eastman Adult Programs
Orchestral Conducting Fundamentals is a course based on the technical, musical, and psychological fundamentals that lead to a deeper level of communication between conductor and orchestra. The course is designed to approach general conducting skills and issues that are applicable to all musicians who wish to develop conducting skills. New conducting students will receive a strong set of basic fundamentals and musical values, upon which they can then build. Tuition with housing $1,569 w/1 cr., tuition alone $1,490 w/1 cr. 7/18-22. 6 students, 1 teacher.

American Saxophone Academy. Five American saxophone artists and teachers return to present this week-long program designed for advanced college students and above. Participants will work closely with the faculty in a variety of settings including lessons, masterclasses, and ensembles. Existing quartets and international students are encouraged to apply. Pre-screening required. Applicants should send their résumé via email to Dr. Chien-Kwan Lin ([email protected]) by April 1, 2015. Tuition with housing $1,490/1 credit, $725 noncredit. 7/24-31. 25 students, 5 teachers.

Instrumental Methods and Techniques is for instrumental, vocal, and general music teachers at all levels who wish to improve their musicianship skills for teaching. This course is relevant for teachers addressing the National Standards for singing, performing on instruments, reading, composing, and improvising. The emphasis is on beginning instrumental study for recorder, winds, percussion, and strings from Jump Right In: The Instrumental Series – Books/CDs 1 & 2. Tuition with housing $5,067/3 credits, $1,562/noncredit, tuition alone $4,470/3 credits, $785/noncredit. 7/18-29. 10 participants, 1 teacher.

Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Levels I and II.
Helps educators develop an understanding of the teaching and learning process using the Orff Schulwerk approach to music and movement. The daily schedule for both levels includes focus on rhythm, melodic experience, Orff instrument technique and musicianship, movement, recorder playing, improvisation, Orff theory, orchestration, and special topics sessions. Level I must be completed to enroll in Level II. The AOSA level certificate is awarded for completion of the two-week course; there is no distinction between credit and non-credit enrollment in awarding the level certificate. Tuition with housing $5,067/3 credits, $1,577 noncredit; tuition alone $4,470/3 credits, $800 noncredit. 7/18-29. 40 students, 4 teachers. For more specific Orff Schulwerk information, contact Donna Brink Fox, program director, at 585-274-1020, or [email protected], or the Music Education Department Administrative Assistant at 585-274-1540.

  S     Meadowmount School of Music, Westport, was founded in 1944 by master teacher Ivan Galamian. The school is the premier training ground for violin, viola, cello, and piano students ages 8 to 30+ who are looking for professional careers in classical music. Emphasis on solo and chamber music studies through private lessons, masterclasses, performance opportunities, guest artists, concerts, and workshops. School alumni include Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, and more. Tuition with housing $6,800, tuition alone $3,800. 6/25-8/13. 200 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 518-962-2400, [email protected]

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North Carolina
  S   Cannon Music Camp, Boone, is a three-week music-filled retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains that offers intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory with daily ensemble rehearsals and music theory classes. Also included are weekly private lessons and masterclasses. Tuition with housing $1,585, meal plans extra. 6/25-7/16. 200 students. Contact: 828-262-4091, [email protected]

  S   Eastern Music Festival, Greens-boro, is a five-week summer orchestra training program for musicians ages 14-23. Tuition with housing $5,625. 6/27-8/1. 200 students, 80 teachers. Contact: 877-833-6753, [email protected] easternmusicfes tival.org. (2015 data)

  S   UNCG Summer Music Camp, Greensboro, is America’s most popular music camp and offers two one-week camps on the campus of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Programs offered include senior, junior, and beginner band; senior and junior orchestra; senior mixed chorus; and piano camp. Students are typically drawn from 25 states and several foreign countries. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $385. Week one: 7/12-17; week two: 7/19-24. 915 students per week, 150 teachers. Contact: 800-999-2869, [email protected]

  S   Windswept Music Camp, Greenville, is for young artists (ages 12-18). Classes provide Creative Motion instruction designed to engage developing musicians and build their artistic intuition through movement, improvisation and dramatic activities. There are also unique intergenerational opportunities where students interact with adult participants of the Windswept Music Conference in classes and ensembles. Tuition with housing $440, tuition alone $235. 7/17-22. 15-20 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 703-244-8315, [email protected]

  S   Brevard Music Center, Brevard, provides a congenial summer community for young musicians of exceptional gifts. Four hundred students, ages 14-29, enroll each year. These students represent nearly every state in the U.S., as well as several other countries. All students and an artist faculty of 65 live and work on the Music Center campus, 180 wooded acres in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. Brevard presents 80 public concerts throughout its seven-week festival including major orchestral, chamber, and operatic repertoire.  6/24-8/7. 415 students, 65 teachers. Contact: 828-862-2100, [email protected]

  S     University of North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Music Programs, Winston-Salem, offers intensive programs of varying lengths to students in the following areas: Strings, Piano, Composition, Guitar, Voice, Women’s Chorale, Percussion, and Harp. Wonderful concert halls, an extensive music library, and a conservatory campus that brings together students in all of the arts make this a one-of-a-kind summer program. Tuition and housing costs vary. Audition required; audition deadline 4/15. Sessions during 6/19-7/25. 7-40 students per session, 16 teachers. Contact: 336-770-3254, [email protected]

  S     Wildacres Flute Retreat, Little Switzerland, The Wildacres Flute Retreat is a week-long flute course on a mountaintop near the Blue Ridge Parkway, combining the beauty and peacefulness of a natural setting with instruction and inspiration from world-renowned flutists. The course is open to professional flutists, teachers, students and amateurs, each flutist designing a course of study appropriate to his or her level of attainment and interests. We offer masterclasses on solo flute literature, orchestral excerpts, technique classes, private lessons, and classes in flute repair, extended techniques, traverso playing, body mapping and performance anxiety, as well as daily concerts and recreational activities. We welcome day visitors. Tuition with housing $839-950, tuition alone $495-$615. 6/25-7/2. 60 participants, 11 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  A  Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville. For the adult amateur flutist – small ensembles, private lessons, flute choir reading sessions, special topics including intro. to flute repair with Eldred Spell. 5/30-6/5. 12 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 828-650-6666, [email protected]

  A  Charlotte New Music Festival Composers Workshop, Charlotte, is a unique two-week event that allows a select group of about thirty student and emerging composers to work closely with world-class performers and distinguished faculty in the creation of new works for performance at the Charlotte New Music Festival. Participants will hone their craft, build their professional networks, listen to a lot of exciting new music, receive valuable and pragmatic career advice from musicians with a wide range of experiences. Tuition: $1,485 for the entire 2-week workshop. $585 for lodging (includes breakfast). Auditing: $20/day, or $200 for the entire 2-week workshop. +$50 for all-access auditor’s concert pass. 6/6-18. 30 participants. Contact: 704-951-5910, [email protected]

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North Dakota
  S     International Music Camp, Dunseith. Located in the International Peace Gardens on the border of North Dakota and Manitoba, this camp was founded in 1956 and offers fine arts education programs for students age 10 through adult. The program includes band, orchestra, choir, jazz, world percussion, garage band, guitar, fiddle, mallet percussion, musical theatre, drumline, piano, organ, and more. One-week camp sessions draw over 2,000 campers each summer from the United States, Canada, and many other countries. Tuition with housing $380/week if registered before 5/1, $395 after 5/1. Six one-week sessions from 6/19-7/30. 350 students, 180 teachers. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]

  S   Baldwin Wallace University Con-servatory Summer Intensive, Berea, is a two-week program for high school students considering studying music in college. This program allows students to step into the shoes of a music major and work directly with the BW Conservatory of Music faculty. Areas of study include orchestra, wind ensemble, choral ensemble, chamber music, music theatre, keyboard, composition. Current high school juniors may also elect to participate in the Audition Preparation. Tuition with housing $1,200, tuition alone $1,800. 7/12-25. 100 students, 30 teachers. Contact information: 440-826-2365, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   Bowling Green State University Summer Music Institute, Bowling Green, offers week-long intensive music camps for students in grades 8-12. Session 1, featuring recording, double reed, string, and musical theatre, runs 6/14-19; Session 2, featuring flute, vocal arts, saxophone, and brass, runs 6/21-26. Tuition with housing $525 ($40 off if registered by 4/30), tuition alone $295($40 off if registered by 4/30). Contact: 419-372-2506. (2015 data)

  S   Cleveland Institute of Music. Summer Sonata is a one-week program for pianists, ages 12-18, and it provides the ideal environment for young students to nourish and improve their musical and piano skills. This program for aspiring young pianists features multiple performance opportunities as well as group classes in theory, Eurhythmics, form, and composition, improvisation, piano literature, and more. Central to this experience will be daily masterclasses, regular private lessons, in solo and duet format, as well as supervised practice sessions. The 2015 program will feature special guest artist Antonio Pompa-Baldi who will teach a public masterclass and teach private lessons to selected students. Tuition with room/board $1,250, tuition alone $825 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. (Students under age 16 who request room and board will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.) 6/12-18. Application deadline: 3/20. 20-25 students, 10 teachers.
Young Composers Program is a one-week experience that gives composition students ages 14-19 the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of contemporary music. YCP helps composition students learn about the field of new music while developing creative and professional skills. The 2015 program includes private composition lessons, daily listening sessions, and workshops on notating musical ideas. Performance of student compositions will take place at a final concert. Tuition with housing $1,280, tuition alone $840 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. 6/12-18. 14-18 students, 4 teachers. Contact: Mary Ann Grof-Neiman, 216-791-5000, [email protected]

  S   Credo Oberlin, Oberlin. Credo Music Festival is an unparalleled intensive and invigorating program of music study, service, and performance that brings students from around the world. Students engage in musical growth through chamber groups, masterclasses, large ensembles, and private lessons. Credo Oberlin is a three-week program of intensive chamber music study and performance for ages 13-23. World-class faculty include Peter Slowik of Oberlin Conservatory, Anne Williams of the Pittsburgh Symphony, and other conservatory faculty and orchestral players. 7/10-30. Tuition with housing $3,460, tuition alone $2,180. 70-75 students, 20 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or [email protected]

  S   Junior High Band Camp, Akron. For students entering grades 7-10, this program features band rehearsals, technique classes with faculty from The University of Akron, and recitals by faculty and students. Students perform a closing concert on the final day for family and friends. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $250. 6/20-24. 50 students, 12 teachers. Contact: 330-972-6919, [email protected]kron.edu.

  S   The MasterWorks Festival, Cedar-ville, is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts. Prospective students can choose from a variety of programs, ranging from music to theatre, as well as technical internships. Together, world-class faculty and gifted students present brilliant performances in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith. Tuition with housing $3,600. 6/19-7/17. 200 participants, 75 teachers. Contact: 574-267-5973, [email protected]

  S   The Ohio State University Youth Summer Music Programs, Columbus. The Ohio State University School of Music is a destination where musicians from across the country gather to enrich their musical lives. For over 30 years, middle and high school students have enjoyed summer programs specifically designed to further their understanding of – and love for – music. Select from a variety of day or resident programs: Clarinet Academy, Double Reed Camp, Flute Workshop, Jazz Camp, Middle School Choral Academy, Middle School Concert Band Academy, Morning String Student Workshop, Ohio State Marching Band Clinic, Student Leadership Intensive. Day Programs $175-375. Resident Programs $400-475. 6/5-7/17.

  S   Piano Institute at Kent State University, Kent. This highly intensive festival for talented piano students in grades 7-12 offers a unique combination of lessons, master classes and performance opportunities, culminating with a gala concert at Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall in Cleveland. This residential program offers work intensive days, field trips and recreational activities. Application deadline is April 20, 2016. Tuition with housing $1,485. 7/17-27, 14 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 330-672-1061, [email protected]

  S   Summer Sonata, Cleveland, a one-week program for pianists ages 12-18, provides the ideal environment for young students to nourish and improve their musical and piano skills. This program for aspiring young pianists features multiple performance opportunities as well as group classes in theory, Eurhythmics, form and composition, improvisation, piano literature and more. Central to this experience will be daily masterclasses, regular private lessons, in solo and duet format, as well as supervised practice sessions. The 2016 program will feature special guest artist Kathryn Brown, chair of the Conservatory Piano Department at CIM, who will teach a public masterclass and teach private lessons to selected students. Tuition alone $825 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. Housing and Meals are available for an additional fee. (Students under age 16 who request room and board will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal adult guardian). Application deadline is 3/18/16. 6/12-18. Application deadline is 3/18/16. Contact: 216-791-5000, [email protected]

  S     Creative Strings Workshop, Delaware. Our full program includes intermediate to advanced players with beginner to expert improvisation skills ages 15-75. If you’re a pro, amateur, teacher (graduate credit available), fiddler, jazzer, teenager, retiree, or future rock star looking for 16+ hour days full of music. To be hosted at the Ohio Wesleyan University, near Delaware, Ohio. The nearest airport is Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). We will provide transportation to and from the airport. Tuition with housing $1,295 (shared room) $1,430 (single room), tuition alone $975 (adult) $125 (youth). 6/28-7/4. 9 teachers. Contact: 614-332-8689, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S     The MasterWorks Festival, Cedarville, is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts. Together, world-class faculty and gifted students present brilliant performances in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith. The festival takes place on the beautiful campus of Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Programs include Orchestra and Chamber Music, Piano, Vocal Intensive (VISP), Wind Intensive (WISP), String Intensive (SISP), Choral, and Theatre. The age range for most programs is 14-26, with the exception of VISP (18-30), WISP (17-26), Theatre (16-30), and Choral (17 and up). Exceptions to the age range are made on a case-by-case basis. Tuition with housing $3,600 for 4-week programs, $2,800 for 3-week programs, $1,900 for 2-week programs, $150 for Choral Program; tuition alone $2,200, $1,680, $1,140, $150. 6/19-7/17 (Orchestra, Piano, SISP, WISP), 6/19-7/3 (WISP Flute Session, VISP), 7/3-17 (WISP Clarinet Session), 6/26-7/17 (Theatre), 7/14-17 (Choral). Contact: [email protected]

  S     Oberlin Trombone Workshop, Oberlin, is an intensive five days of masterclasses, individual and group coaching sessions, trombone choir, and faculty and group recitals. Designed for high school and college-aged students, the workshop will cover solo and etude preparation/performance, orchestral excerpts, performing under pressure, fundamentals/warm-up routines, and audition preparation. Professor Lee Allen, Professor Brad Kerns from the University of Kentucky, and Clint Woltering, a tenor and bass trombonist with the United States Naval Academy Band will serve on the faculty for the workshop and will give 30-minute lessons to all participants. Tuition with housing $925. 6/21-26. Application deadline 5/1. 20 participants, 3 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]

  S     Oberlin Trumpet Workshop, Oberlin, is designed for high school, college, professional, and amateur trumpet players and teachers who wish to invest intensive time in trumpet fundamentals, solo trumpet playing, and pedagogical skills. The 10-day workshop features daily masterclasses, private lessons, performance classes, and recitals. The program is designed to be sufficiently flexible to accommodate the interests of the individual participants. Tuition with housing $1,375. 6/21-7/1. 20 participants, 2 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]

  A  The Ohio State University String Teacher Workshop, Columbus. The String Teacher Workshop is a week-long program designed to refine pedagogy for string teachers of all levels and backgrounds. Instruction consists of daily labs on teaching secondary instrument skills, bowing styles, coaching chamber music, conducting, classroom management, technology, and improvisation. A special curriculum for non-string players who teach strings is offered. The workshop is led by Dr. Robert Gillespie, who is joined by renowned guest clinicians and composers from around the country. 7/10-16.

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  S   Oklahoma State University Summer Music Camp, Stillwater. A five-day intensive musical experience, the OSU Summer Music Camp offers high school students the opportunity to study their instruments in a comprehensive collegiate setting. The camp offers three tracks of study: band, orchestra and piano. Band and orchestra students will have the opportunity to play as members of large ensembles, as well as instrument-specific instruction, led by OSU music faculty members. Students will be involved in master classes, chamber ensembles, and elective course studies. Private lessons with OSU faculty are also available. Students will study in-depth instrument-specific fundamentals, short- and long-term strategies for musical growth, and techniques for high-level performance, including how to progress in the All-State process and other competitions. Tuition with housing $399, tuition alone $299. 7/10-15. 16 teachers. Contact: 405-744-8984, [email protected]

  S   Red River Drum & Auxiliary Camp, Ardmore, is a week-long summer camp for drumline, color guard, and drum major students in grades 7-12. The camp is held at beautiful Lake Murray State Park. Optional private lessons are also offered. Recreation and activities each day and night. Tuition with housing $265. 7/11-15. 300 students, 17 teachers, including nine drumline instructors, six color guard instructors, and two drum major instructors. Contact: 580-745-2014, [email protected]

  S     2016 Bassoon Bonanza!, Tulsa, will be held at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. It is a five-day workshop for junior high and high school bassoonists, in addition to interested adult players. Resident artists will be Richard Ramey, Susie Brown, and Charlotte Blakely, the bassoon section of the Tulsa Symphony, Tulsa Ballet, and Tulsa Opera. Participants will have the chance to perform in a massed bassoon ensemble known as the Barking Basset Bassoon Band. Daily rehearsals and a final concert will present the selections worked on during the week. Masterclass subjects include coaching of All-region/All-State audition material, “Winning Auditions: Strategies for a Great Performance,” beginner improvisation, instrument maintenance, improving intonation, opportunities for the musician in the 2010s, contrabassoon, and daily reedmaking sessions. Tuition alone: $125. 6/8-12. 3 teachers. Contact: 918-445-0101, [email protected]

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  S   Summer Music Camps at University of Oregon, Eugene, includes the Marching & Leadership Camp, Concert Band and Orchestra Camp, and Jazz Improvisation Camp, which are dedicated to the developing high school musician (incoming 9th graders through graduating seniors). Come join us for the opportunity to work with University of Oregon School of Music & Dance faculty, make life-long friends, and reach a higher level of musicianship. Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $395. 7/6-11, 7/13-18, 7/19-24. Contact: 541-236-2393, music [email protected] (2015 data)

  S     Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, Eugene, is excited to provide a creative context for today’s composers and performers  through which they meet and exchange ideas. Classes, rehearsals, concerts, and social events provide ample opportunity for musical growth and career development. Tuition with housing: $1,209 ($560 as a participant plus room and board at $59 per day). Tuition alone: $560 participants, $340 auditors. 6/26-7/11. Contact: 541-346-3766, [email protected]

  S   Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Music Program, Pittsburgh, hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music, provides a conservatory environment where prospective performers, composers, conductors, and teachers prepare for professional careers in music. Application deadline: 5/1. Session dates: 6/27-8/7. (2015 data)

  S   Lebanon Valley College Summer Music Camp, Annville. Calling all junior high and high school age musicians and vocalists. Share your love and passion for music with other students from all over the East Coast. You choose your own camp experience by selecting a primary and secondary concentration, electives, and private lessons. Performance areas include concert band, string ensemble, piano, guitar/bass, jazz band, choir, and musical theatre. Register online by 5/15. Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $395. 7/7-12. 100 students 14 teachers. Contact: Cherie Van Zant, 717-867-6383, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   Philadelphia International Music Camp & Festival, Bryn Mawr. Offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, PIMF includes: private lessons, master classes, and faculty recitals with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra; daily orchestra rehearsals; optional daily chamber music program; daily course electives including: conducting, choir, composition, sight reading, music theory, ear training, or jazz ensemble; solo performance opportunities; concerto competitions; and much more! Seven Program Options; All Skill Levels, Ages 11-18. Two-week and one-week sessions, Resident, Day, or Extended Day, Camp attendance. Tuition with housing $1,750-$4,350, tuition alone $1,500-$4,100. 6/18-7/1 and 7/16-29. 200-300 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 856-875-6816, [email protected]

  S   Susquehanna University High School Wind Ensemble Institute, Selinsgrove. Susquehanna University offers a unique summer performance experience for high school musicians. The week-long, residential program focuses on chamber music and symphonic wind ensemble performance. Students also have lessons with distinguished Susquehanna faculty members. The university reviews audition recordings and invites 54 gifted woodwind, brass, and percussion players who are entering grades 9-12. Selection is competitive; rolling applications and fees. Tuition with housing $660. 6/19-25. 54 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 570-372-4296, [email protected]

  S   West Chester University High School Summer Music Institute, West Chester, offers students in grades 9-12 a comprehensive summer music camp experience. We offer instrumental, piano, and vocal tracks as well as an honors track (audition required). Students participate in a variety of large and small ensembles and perform at the end of the week, and all concerts are open to family and friends. Auditions for a solo recital are held at the start of the week. The faculty consists primarily of WCU music professors. Each student receives two 30-minute private lessons. Students participate in a theory/ear-training course and college preparation/audition classes. Tuition with housing $690, tuition alone $600. 7/11-16. 70 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 610-430-4177, [email protected]

  S     The Consummate Flutist 2015, Pittsburgh, is an inspirational week of masterclasses, lectures, and workshops for advanced high school, college, and professional flutists. Masterclass teachers Alberto Almarza, Jeanne Baxtresser, Soo-Kyung Park, Stephen Schultz, Jim Walker. Daily masterclasses focus on standard repertoire and orchestral excerpts. The flute faculty also presents lectures and workshops focusing on various aspects of flute performance and career planning, including performance and audition techniques, Baroque and extended technique exercises, and strategies for becoming a successful student and performer. The program is designed for advanced high school, college, and preprofessional flutists. Tuition alone for performers $600, participants $425, and auditors $50/day, $150/entire class. 6/15-19. Contact: [email protected]

  S     Curtis Summerfest at Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. Jeffrey Khaner Flute Class. The Jeffrey Khaner Flute Class features interactive courses and masterclasses with Jeffrey Khaner, principal flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and courses with Mimi Stillman, founder of the Dolce Suono Ensemble. Sessions include warm-up classes, breathing techniques, and a Claude Debussy study. Student participants will play several times during the week in the master classes and receive individualized attention from Jeffrey Khaner. Due to the limited number of student spots available, participants can also audit. Auditors can enjoy the benefit of taking part in all courses and attending all master classes. All flutists are encouraged to apply. 6/20-25.

Young Artist Summer Program. Young artists will experience conservatory-style living with a rigorous musical schedule and opportunities to perform with peers in an intimate, challenging, and supportive learning environment. This three-week course features personalized attention from top-tier faculty which includes Curtis faculty members, musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Curtis alumni with active solo and chamber music careers, and side by sides with Curtis Artist teachers drawn from the student body. 7/17-8/6. Contact: 215-717-3193, [email protected]

  A  Summertrios, Bryn Mawr. Summertrios Ensemble Week, Chambersburg, is a completely individualized program, playing with all professionals. Geared toward adult amateur musicians, held at Bryn Mawr College and Wilson College, repertoire choices are available for duos to large ensembles, including string quartets, piano trios, and wind ensembles (pianists choose their repertoire). Programs include sightreading classes and workshops. All participants are scheduled for playing time with faculty. Scheduling in compatible peer groups addresses each player’s individual needs. Performance is optional. Private lessons available. Tuition with housing for piano $1,600; for winds, French horns, and strings $1,240. Session dates: 6/7-14; 6/28-7/5. 75 participants, 25 faculty. Contact: [email protected] (2015 data)

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Rhode Island
  S   Music Institute at Rhode Island College, Providence. Celebrating its tenth year in 2015, the Music Institute at Rhode Island College is a week-long intensive musical honors program run by RIC music faculty, and it is open to wind, percussion, and voice students entering ninth grade through graduating seniors. Daily rehearsals in chamber groups and full ensembles are supplemented with classroom music offerings, masterclasses, faculty recitals, and guest performances to provide a musical experience unlike any other. The week culminates in a public performance by all student ensembles on the stage of Sapinsley Hall in the Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts at Rhode Island College. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $500. 7/5-11. 60 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 401-456-8205, [email protected] (2015 data)

South Carolina
  S   Charleston Southern Summer Music Camp, Charleston. Campers elect senior, junior, or beginner band; senior or junior chorus; or piano camp. The program offers a week-long nonstop mix of ensembles, masterclasses, private lessons, recreation, and social activities. Saturday evening concerts feature performances by all campers. Tuition with housing $350, tuition alone $290. 6/27-7/2. 300 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 843-882-7762, [email protected]

South Dakota
  S   University of South Dakota Summer Music Camp, Vermillion. The University of South Dakota Summer Music Camp is a six-day experience of learning and music-making open to students who have completed grades 5-12. Activities include vocal and instrumental ensembles, as well as a variety of other musical activities. Opportunities for private lessons on a specific instrument or voice are also available. Tuition with housing $425, tuition alone $275. 7/10-15. 200 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 605-677-5274, [email protected]

  A  USD Directors Institute, Vermillion, is an intensive program designed to expose music teachers to the best in current and standard literature, in addition to teaching methods and materials. The institute includes large ensemble reading sessions, masterclasses, and clinic sessions that focus on a wide variety of teaching subjects for music educators. This year’s clinicians are Jo-Michael Scheibe, choral, and Robert Sheldon, band. Tuition $125, housing $45 per night. 6/15-17. 150 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 605-677-5274, [email protected]

  S   Carson-Newman Summer Music Camp, Jefferson City, offers senior honors band, junior band, beginner band, mixed vocal ensembles, theater ensemble, and piano and organ camp. The college is acclaimed annually in national publications as one of the best liberal arts schools in the South; it is fully experienced in summer camp operations, hosting over 8,000 students annually in summer camps and other events. Tuition with housing $420, tuition alone $360. 6/20-25. 150 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 865-471-3496, [email protected]

  S   Lee University Music Camp, Cleveland, A one-week music experience for rising 9th-graders through rising college freshmen on the beautiful campus of one of America's most highly rated and fastest growing universities. Choices of tracks include Jazz, Piano, Music Lovers, College Prep and Worship. Performing ensembles for band and orchestra instrumentalists, jazzers, singers, and rhythm players. Teachers and ensemble directors are full-time faculty members of Lee University and performing/teaching professionals from East Tennessee and North Georgia including Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Atlanta. Tuition with housing $495, tuition alone $325; $25 appl. fee, $50 after 6/1. 6/27-7/2. 70-100 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 423-614-8244, [email protected]

  S     Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Sewanee, is an orchestral and chamber music training program for musicians age 12 through graduate school. Daily schedule includes orchestra rehearsals, private lessons, chamber music study, concerto competition, and other classes. Tuition with housing $4,475. 6/18-7/17. 200 students. Contact: [email protected]

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  S   UTSA Flute Camp, San Antonio. Five-day camp includes daily sessions on tone, technique, literature, sightreading, and flute ensemble playing. Open to middle and high school flutists with at least one year playing experience. Tuition with housing (high school only) $450, tuition alone $200. 6/13-17. 6 teachers. Contact: 210-458-5333, [email protected]

  A  Round Top Festival Institute, Round Top, offers six weeks (no absences permitted) of intensive training for young talented musicians (age 18 and over) seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, chamber music, and solo repertoire are included in this concentrated six-week program. The Round Top Festival Institute owns its campus (over 200 acres), its venues (a 1,000-seat concert hall and a 160-seat chapel), its practice rooms, its accommodations, its food service and other amenities (swimming pool, jogging trails…). The whole project has been specifically envisioned and realized by renowned concert pianist James Dick, Founder and Artistic Director, to provide the best environment to implement the program. The Round Top Festival Institute offers to accepted young artists a full scholarship (worth $5,500) for tuition through The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts. Tuition with housing $700, tuition alone $0. 6/6-7/17. 96 participants, 40 teachers. Contact: 979-249-3129, [email protected]

  S   Kinhaven Music School, Weston, offers a two-week junior session for students in grades 4-7, and a six-week senior session for students ages 13-18. Both offer classical musical experiences with an emphasis on chamber music in a supportive, noncompetitive environment. Tuition with housing $6,700 senior, $3,100 junior. 6/26-8/9 senior, 8/15-30 junior. 90 senior students, 70 junior students; 20 teachers. Contact 973-378-5854, [email protected] (2015 data)

  S     Vermont Guild of Flute Making, Richmond. The ‘Tune-Up’ class is a one-day class, which is offered on Saturdays as an introduction to repairing fine flutes. One week classes are offered in Flute Padding Techniques, Flute Overhaul Techniques, and Build Your Own Head Joint. If you take all three courses and you want to continue with the full training program, join the Build Your Own Flute class which is limited to 2 people and runs another 6 weeks. Our goal is to promote fine flute making and repairing to anyone who wants to grow professionally. Every student who passes through the training classes receives a certificate of excellence from the Vermont Guild of Flute Making, which is signed by master flute maker and teacher/trainer Jonathon Landell. They also receive a unique set of tools and a booklet of Course Notes to take back to their home workshop. We also offer full room and board for students who want to have accommodations in our home, which is attached to the shop. Many students prefer to stay in a Guest Room at our house rather than renting a car and driving to a local B&B or motel. We have Wi-Fi for your devices, a grand piano for making music together, and a rural country setting that is very beautiful. We have been sharing the tools of the trade for over 30 years. This is a class not to be missed if you are seeking to learn more about traditional hand made flutes while the opportunity is still currently available. Tuition alone, $1,600/week, $75/day room and board. One-week sessions open in February, April, June, July, and August. 4 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 802-434-4317, [email protected]

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  S     George Mason University Summer Music Programs, Fairfax. Ovations Chamber Strings Academy offers a unique chamber music and string orchestra experience for young string students (rising 7th graders through 12 grade). Program directors Glenn Dewey and Alex Morrison invite you to take part in this challenging and enriching summer program. Participants work closely with one of two guest conductors in either the Gold or Green Orchestra, depending on ability level. Additionally, young musicians will work with award-winning area string educators and professional musicians on challenging string literature in small chamber ensembles. Participants will also perform in one of two string orchestras, with exciting performances by all of the ensembles at the end of the week for family and friends. Tuition $425. 6/26-7/1. 85 students, 10 teachers.

Mason Summer Percussion Academy. Enjoy exciting clinics, masterclasses, and percussion ensemble. Masterclass topics include solo marimba, timpani, snare drum, orchestral percussion, world percussion, drumset, accessory instruments career development, college audition prep, and much more. All participants will perform in the workshop percussion ensemble final concert, as well as ample performance opportunities during the week. For ages 13-18. Tuition with housing $1,025, tuition alone $425. 7/25-29. 20 students, 3 teachers.

Mason Summer Brass Academy.
Musicians ages 13-18 will find a deep, varied, and engaging educational experience. Participants will receive the fundamental training they need to excel on their instruments, chamber and solo opportunities to hone their musicianship, and masterclasses on audition success, ear training, and other vital topics. Program curriculum is built to promote personal growth that will supplement and enhance students’ experience in their school music program, as well as preparing them for their musical future. Family and friends can enjoy a final student performance on the last day. Tuition with housing $1,025, tuition alone $425. 7/25-29. 20 students, 2 teachers.

Mason Summer Clarinet Academy. Come join other passionate high school clarinetists for a week of clarinet immersion, including rehearsals, masterclasses, repair and reed clinics, mock audition, chamber music, and more. Our renowned faculty will lead students through lessons, coachings, and demonstrations. And no clarinet camp is complete without a clarinet choir! Plus, enjoy a special masterclass on historical clarinets from guest artist Marie Ross. Improve your technique and musicality, and perform in an exciting final concert. Tuition with housing $1,025, tuition alone $425. 7/25-29. 20 students, 2 teachers.

Music Composition Explorations Workshop.
Musically advanced high school students: be challenged and inspired during this full day instrumental composition intensive led by internationally recognized and award winning Mason School of Music faculty member, composer, and conductor Mark Camphouse. Students will share creative ideas, hone their skills, and participate in performances and discussions of original works, plus they will enhance their knowledge of music history and theory through daily structured listening sessions. Tuition with housing $1,025, tuition alone $425. 7/25-29. 20 students, 2 teachers.

Mason Summer Piano Camp for ages 8-18 is a week-long program of focused musical study in an inspiring group environment. Students participate in private lessons, masterclasses, piano ensembles, and music theory and history sessions while they grow in their love of and enthusiasm for piano music. The camp will be led by highly qualified Mason Potomac Arts Academy piano faculty members. Held in the Performing Arts building on the Mason campus, the program facilities include brand new practice rooms and all Steinway grand pianos. Guided practice sessions will aid students to improve quickly. The week will culminate in a recital performance for families and friends. Tuition $496. 7/31-8/6. 20 students, 3 teachers.

Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

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  S     Summer at Cornish, Seattle, offers students ages 12-25 the opportunity to study with the renowned Cornish music faculty and guest artists in a series of one-week intensive workshops designed especially for aspiring young musicians. Students can hone their skills, learn new techniques from working musicians, and meet other students passionate about music. With a variety of scheduling options, the summer music program at Cornish provides a perfect platform to expand knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong audition pieces, and get a real taste of college life. We offer a variety of workshops open to middle school and high school students as well as courses open to adults. Tuition with housing $1,100-2,200, tuition alone $450-$1,550. 6/20-8/26. 200 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 206-726-5148, [email protected]

  S   Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham, founded in 1943, is the largest and most comprehensive summer orchestra training program in the Pacific Northwest. Every summer over 200 musicians ages 14-25 come from over 30 states and several countries to study with our internationally acclaimed faculty at the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham. During this intense two-week program students are immersed in orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, masterclasses, and repertoire building professional performance opportunities. 7/26-8/9. 170 students, 26 teachers. Contact: [email protected] (2015 data)

West Virginia
  S   The Mountaineer Music Leadership Academy at West Virginia University, Morgantown. With the resources of the West Virginia University School of Music and College of Creative Arts, this program provides the finest experiential musical leadership training for all interested instrumental and vocal students entering grades 10-12. Participation in the Academy is appropriate for section leaders, student conductors, drum majors, and those who do not currently have a formal leadership position or title but desire to be leaders in their music programs. Tuition with housing $380 (before 4/30); tuition alone $272 before 4/30. Session dates: 6/22-26. 50-100 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 304-293-4389, SummerMusic [email protected] (2015 data)

  S   Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor (Door County), offers two-week resident instrumental summer sessions for advanced music students ages 13-19. With student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1 and performance-based curriculum, students are closely mentored by faculty and perform with faculty in eight to ten public concerts during their stay. Sessions offered in Percussion/Steel Band, 6/19-7/2; Symphony, 7/3-16; and Big Band Jazz, 7/13-30 and 7/31-8/13. 30 students (vocal), 64 students (instrumental), 33 teachers. Contact: 920-868-3763, [email protected]

  S   Lawrence Academy of Music Band Camp, Appleton. Perform in a band, study with faculty from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music and Academy of Music, and attend concerts and recitals at a residential band camp for middle and high school woodwind, brass, and percussion players. A day at band camp includes full band and sectional rehearsals, music theory, an elective arts-related class, and a rehearsal with the camp choir. Elective classes may include beginning guitar, chamber music, composition, gamelan, instant musical theatre, jazz ensemble, percussion super-class, performance masterclass (for advanced students), and world dance. Tuition with housing $589. 7/17-23. Contact: 920-832-6632, acad_ [email protected]

  S     Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake, is a premier arts camp in northwestern Wisconsin. Established in 1968, this program is the oldest continuous jazz camp in the nation. Instructors are professional performers and artists with a love for teaching. The wide range of music camps include jazz, rock, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar and bass, vocal, dance, show choir, concert choir, musical theatre, filmmaking, painting and drawing, concert band, and piano. This will be the 49th year of this summer camp. Tuition with housing $585, tuition alone $465; some camps require additional materials/course fee Week-long camps run during 6/12-8/12. 120 students, Contact: 715-468-2414, [email protected]

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  S   Le Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy, Saint Irénée, Quebec. Le Domaine Forget is first and foremost an International Music and Dance Academy for young students and future professionals. It is recognized internationally for its pedagogical excellence. Nestled in the heights of Charlevoix but only a few steps from the St. Lawrence River, le Domaine Forget offers an exceptional setting conducive to creativity and musical practice, far from the madding crowd. Masterclasses, private and group classes, conferences and concerts are programmed. Brass & Percussion 6/5-18, Woodwinds 6/19-7/3, Solo Piano 6/19-7/3, Chamber Music 7/3-16, Voice & Vocal Accompaniment 7/3-16, Guitar 7/3-17, Dance 7/3-17. Tuition with housing $380-$3,215. Contact: 418-452-8111, [email protected]

  S     Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler, Whistler, BC, offers young musicians ages 15-25 an experience and education like no other, joining together the Grammys and Juno Award-winning VSO with Whistler, one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. Students will be immersed in a collaborative musical environment alongside and mentored by a world class symphony orchestra, under the direction of the VSO’s internationally acclaimed music director, Maestro Bramwell Tovey. Entire VSO is in residence for concerts during the institute. Participation in the Whistler Institute Orchestra, chamber music, individual and group coachings, as well as a variety of unique performance opportunities, will fill students’ warm summer days and cool, refreshing evenings in the mountains of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Tuition with housing $1,325 CDN (approx. $920 USD). 6/26-7/5. 100-120 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 604-684-9100, [email protected]

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Czech Republic
  S   Fine Arts Camps Europe, Horni Jeleni. International fine arts camp experience for students ages 8-19 in symphonic band, string/symphony orchestra, choral ensemble, recorder ensemble, guitar ensemble, 4-hand piano, harp, and theatre. Students have a choice of 14 electives. Minimum recommended experience is two years. Exchange program with host family experience is available. Tuition with housing $699/7 days camp, 10 days host family, $799/11 days camp, 6 days host family, $899/18 days camp, 6 days host family. Tuition alone $349/7 days, $499/11 days, $799/18 days. Session I 7/20-30, Session II 7/31-8/6. 100 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 949-264-0354, [email protected]

  S     Terem Crossover Music Week, Imatra, is a 9-day intensive instrumental and vocal music course designed for young musicians aged between 15 and 21. Organized by pioneers of crossover music, founders of the world’s first crossover music competition, St. Petersburg-based ensemble Terem Quartet, it summarizes the quartet’s 30-years international creative and stage experience, revealing secrets of mastery and giving an opportunity for musicians of different traditions, instruments and backgrounds to come together for a full immersion into the exciting process of music-making. Tuition with housing €1250. 7/22-31. Contact: teremmusic [email protected]


  S     Masterclass Flute, Georgsamrienhütte. This course is intended for flutists before, during or shortly after graduation. Also very welcome are young flute players and committed amateurs. Therefore, there are basically no limitations regarding the repertoire. It is desirable, however, that each active participant prepares works from different eras. The more advanced should at least present a well-rehearsed Mozart concerto, as the course also includes a preparatory training for possible auditions, whether entrance exams or orchestral auditions. Also each flutist should have prepared the relevant orchestral audition pieces, as there will be time for these during the course. Each participant will play every day, be it in the daily technique exercises (individually as well as in groups), in the actual lesson of teaching the repertoire or with the audition pieces. It is also desired that not only well-established music but also less familiar literature of the 20th and 21st centuries is presented. There will be several concerts and auditions of the participants during the masterclass. Please let us know on the registration form which pieces you particularly prefer to play. Tuition with housing 610 €, students 555 €; tuition alone 350 €, students 295 €. 5/26-30. 2 teachers. +49 5401-34160, [email protected]

  S     Summer Music Study in Hungary, Szeged. Students will have the opportunity to perform at the University of Szeged in Liszt Hall and Fricsay Hall along with other venues in the city. A safe, cosmopolitan, and culturally rich experience awaits all participants. Activities will include daily masterclasses, rehearsals, scheduled practice sessions, along with student and faculty concerts open to the public. The masterclass is intended for flutists at the college level, although dedicated amateurs and high school age flutists with hopes of professional study are welcome to attend and participate. Oboists, clarinetists, horn players, and bassoonists with similar training and background are also welcome. Tuition with housing $3,000 includes transportation from Miami; $1,000 discount for students arranging their own transport to Szeged First payment due 3/15. 7/12-26. 9 teachers. 615-646-0706, carolyn.t[email protected]


  A   Lucca International Festival and Academy, Lucca, Tuscany. Stu-dents 18 and over and teachers interested in contemporary skills and repertoire from all orchestral instruments, chamber music, improvising, composing, and conducting , may select a schedule including the full program of classes or any concentrations. In addition to coachings, there will be faculty performances and also opportunities for students to perform and present ideas. Please send C.V. and work sample to [email protected] msn.com. Tuition with housing 1,200 €. 7/24-31. 20 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 917-861-4528, [email protected]

  A  Lucca International Festival, Conference, and Academy, Lucca, Tuscany. A conference of ideas with opportunities to present and flexible schedules from international masters in advanced coaching on chamber music, solo repertoire, conducting, composition and improvisation is available. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. daily and culminate with performances each evening. Please send C.V. and work sample to [email protected] Tuition with housing 1,200 €. 7/24-31. 20 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 917-861-4528, [email protected]

  S     Summer Music Academy Sinaia, Sinaia. Summer Music Academy Sinaia invites you to live, for a few days, in Sinaia’s everlasting present, enjoying musical chords, away from the city buzz. Peles Castle, The Royal Park, The Catholic Church and Sinaia Casino Centre are the chosen locations to underline the fairy tale atmosphere. Violin, viola, cello, flute, and chamber music. Participants are musicians between the ages of 10 to 30 of any nationality and all levels. Through its masterclasses, workshops and concerts the Academy offers young musicians the extraordinary opportunity to participate at an international seminar of instrumental training of highest standards during a period of 2 weeks. Tuition: 970 euro, which covers all master-classes, services of a piano accompanist, public concerts performance, hotel accommodation for 2 weeks, 3 meals/day, airport transfer Bucharest-Sinaia and return, access to all Academy’s activities. 7/14-26. Contact: [email protected]

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  S   Berklee’s Summer Performance Program in Spain, Valencia. Berklee College of Music’s international campus in Valencia offers a comprehensive summer music performance program for two weeks featuring world-class Berklee faculty, flamenco workshop, state-of-the-art facilities, and a chance to study a variety of contemporary music styles, including jazz, Latin jazz, fusion, pop/rock, R&B, and Mediterranean music. Students from over 30 countries and all skill levels attend to focus on performance skills and enjoy the vibrant summer life on the Mediterranean coast. For students minimum age 15 years old with six months (minimum) of instrument or voice experience. Tuition $2,400, housing not available. 7/18-29. Contact: [email protected]

  S     27th Annual Galway Flute Festival, Weggis. Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway invite flutists of all levels to participate in their annual international Flute Festival. Each day begins with warmups led by Sir James, focusing on tone production and technique. The day continues with masterclasses given by Sir James and Lady Galway, along with workshops on orchestral excerpts, chamber ensemble music, improvisation, piccolo, low flutes, contemporary techniques, and more. Evenings are filled with concerts by the world’s leading flutists. This year we will focus on “Putting It All Together” by teaching you how to connect what you are learning in each class and applying it to your performances to make them truly outstanding. 20 performers and unlimited auditors accepted. Tuition with housing CHF 1,461-2,267; tuition alone CHF 600-1,600. Session 7/22-31. Contact: [email protected]

United Kingdom
  A   Trevor Wye International Summer Flute Course 2016, Hastingleigh, Kent. The Studio Course is for advanced players and teachers with everyone benefitting from the chance to play with Trevor Wye and work with him on daily exercises, intonation, breathing, studies, orchestral extracts, solo repertoire, musicality and style. A spectacular opportunity to study with this world-renowned teacher in his incredible music studio with unique collections of music, instruments, recordings, and archive material. Browse an entire library of books and sheet music. Additional teachers Julie Wright and pianist Anne Marshall. 8/21-27. Tuition with housing £795 shared accommodation, £845 single accommodation. Contact: [email protected]

An addendum will be printed in April. If your camp was not included, email [email protected].

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