2017 Directory of Summer Camps

 

 


    This is the 71st 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. ©2017 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media –  http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2017-Camp-Directory/

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

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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: 7/9-12
Normal, Illinois: 6/11-14
Marion, Indiana: 6/25-28
Midland, Michigan: 7/16-19
St. Louis, Missouri: 6/25-28
Greensboro, North Carolina: 6/18-21
Dayton, Ohio: 6/11-14, 7/16-19
Granville, Ohio: 7/9-12
North Canton, Ohio: 6/18-21
Greensburg, Pennsylvania: 7/23-26
Chattanooga, Tennessee: 7/9-12
Arlington, Texas: 6/25-28
San Antonio, Texas: 6/18-21
Whitewater, Wisconsin: 7/23-26

  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: 6/19-23. Contact: [email protected]
Boston, Massachusetts: 7/24-28. Con­tact: [email protected]
New York, New York (grades 8-12 only): 8/3-5. Contact: [email protected]
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Austin, Texas: 6/12-16. Contact: austin@ flootfire.com.
Brownsville, Texas: 6/19-21. Contact: [email protected]
Dallas, Texas: 6/19-24 and 7/10-14. Con­tact: [email protected]
Houston, Texas: 6/26-30 and 7/17-21. 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 $525-$550. Contact: 781-874-9728, [email protected]

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: 6/8-12
Fayetteville, Arkansas: 6/12-16
Greeley, Colorado: 6/21-25
Riverside, California: 7/20-24
DeLand, Florida: 6/19-23
Naperville, Illinois: 6/24-28
Richmond, Kentucky: 6/13-17
Amherst, Massachusetts: 7/29-8/2
Allendale, Michigan: 6/29-7/3
Charlotte, North Carolina: 7/17-21
Delaware, Ohio: 7/11-15
Denton, Texas: 7/5-9
www.drummajor.org

  S     Whole Musician empowers mind, music, and movement in holistic experiences supporting self expression. Standard masterclasses, concerts, open mic night with yoga, life coaching, meditation, and more. All levels, amateur and professional, student and teacher, are welcome. Toronto: 6/16-20, in conjunction with Canadian Flute Association’s Festival. Minneapolis: 8/6-9, before the NFA Annual Convention. Tuition varies. 15 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 214-727-5508, [email protected] musician.net.

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Arizona
  S    Curry Summer Music Camp, Flagstaff, provides a combination of college life and summer camp activities for student interested in dance, choir, band, orchestra, jazz choir, jazz band, and musical theater. Under the San Francisco Peaks on the Northern Arizona University campus student (grades 7-13) work with university faculty and renowned musicians. Tuition with housing $729-$1,399, tuition alone $529-$799. 6/18-7/1, 7/2-8. 160 students, 53 teachers per session. Contact: 928-523-2323, [email protected]

California
  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 $555-$1,460. 6/17-8/20. 50-120 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 909-867-2782, [email protected]

  S    Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego, is entering its 29th year, serving grades 7-12. High ratio of coaches to students a plus! Features: guest conductors and participation by San Diego Symphony outreach personnel and local military band personnel. Student requirements: two years of public and/or private instruction. Hours for the first four days 11:00-3:00. Friday is 12:00-4:00 finishing in a 4:00 performance for families, friends, and the public. The camp meets at Corriea Middle School, 4302 Valeta. Some scholarship help is available. Tuition $250. 7/24-28. Contact: 619-222-3065, [email protected]

  S    The Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp, Stockton. The 15th 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 $790, tuition alone $690. 6/25-7/1. 100 students, 12 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [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 $795-$1,770. 6/19-8/5. 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. 6/2-9. 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]
2017 Master Class Series also includes: Elaine Douvas – Oboe. 6/9-15. Judith LeClair – Bassoon. 6/22-28. Mark Nuccio – Clarinet. 6/23-29. Robert Walters – English Horn. 6/18-24. 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. 6/11-8/6. 400-500 students, 90 teachers. Contact: 951-659-2171, [email protected]

  S    Malibu Youth Music Violin Camp, Malibu. An intensive six-day musical experience for gifted violinists ages 14-21. With a primary focus on coaching, private lessons, and master classes, the Malibu Violin Camp is designed for participants to develop their performance skills and prepare for further serious study in high school and beyond. Tuition with housing $1,300, tuition alone $800. 6/17-23. 10-15 students, 2 teachers students. Contact: 310-506-7931, malibuyouth [email protected]

  S    Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week, intensive program for serious flute students ages 12-18. Our curriculum includes solo performance, private lessons, master classes, flute choirs, chamber music, and seminar and electives classes taught by an accomplished faculty. Dr. Bradley Garner will give Guest Artist classes. Tuition with housing $1,395. 7/7-15. 45-50 students. Contact: 408-784-3355, [email protected] mail.com.
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. 6/28-30. 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 $790-985, tuition alone $660-885. Junior Band & Orchestra Camp 7/9-15, 100 students. Senior Band, Orchestra, Choir 7/16-22, 175 students. Piano Camp 7/16-22, 15 students. Pacific Music Theatre Camp 7/16-22, 20 students. 50 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, musiccamp@ pacific.edu.

  S    Summer Programs at SFCM, San Francisco. Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes, a collaboration between San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Lamplighters Music Theatre, explores singing, acting, and stage movement, leading to a fully costumed performance. Composition Workshop culminates in a concert of premieres of students’ chamber music works. Tuition $875/$2,450. Start dates of 6/12 and 6/19. 10-38 students, 7 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

  S    Wildwood Music Camp, Irvine. In San Bernadino Mountains. 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 $575. Intermediate: 7/9-16, Senior High: 7/16-23. 80-110 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 626-260-4016, [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. 6/12-8/5. 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, 7/10-14; Jazz Camp Week 1, 7/16-21; Jazz Camp Week 2, 7/23-28; 2-week Jazz Comprehensive, 7/16-28; Jazz Institute, 7/30-8/4; 2-week Advanced Institute, 7/23-8/4. 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 $399. 6/21-24. 10 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Jill Felber, Viviana Guzman, Fluterscooter, Barbara Siesel. Contact: [email protected]

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Colorado
  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 $2,055, tuition alone $1,555. 6/18-7/3. 85 students, 36 teachers. Contact: 763-443-1558, [email protected]

  S    Rocky Ridge Junior Artist Seminar, Estes Park. In two weeks of intense immersion in music, students hone their skills and develop their unique musical voices through composition, ensembles, performance, and private tutorials. Additionally, students collaborate to compose a new orchestral work for the final concert. Opportunities for growth are unparalleled Open to ages 13-17. Tuition with housing $2,050. 6/6-18. 60 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]
www.rockyridge.org

  S    Rocky Ridge Junior Music Program, Estes Park. Faculty members guide students to develop their unique musical talents in a supportive and inspirational community. The camp curriculum is varied, comprehensive, and fun: students immerse themselves in music through private lessons, chamber ensembles, orchestra, choir, fiddling and jazz improvisation classes, and more. Open to ages 10-15. Tuition with housing $2,050. 7/18-30. 60 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]
www.rockyridge.org

  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 $3,500. 6/20-7/16. 70 participants. Contact: 970-586-4031, rrmc@ rockyridge.org.
www.rockyridge.org

  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 $400, tuition and lesson $475. Lodging separate through hotel at group rate. Two retreats: 5/31-6/4 and 6/14-18. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. 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). 7/9-15. 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). 6/20-7/16. Adult Piano Seminar (age 18+), Session 1: 5/27-31, Session 2: 5/31-6/4. Chamber in the Rockies (age 18+), 8/9-13. Tuition with housing: $312 to $3,200. 20-65 participants, 5 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

Connecticut
  S    Laurel Music Camp, New Hartford, is a one-week summer music camp in the Northwestern woods of Connecticut 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 $415. 6/24-30. 65 teachers. Contact: 860-951-6234, [email protected]

  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. 7/3-28. 15-50 participants, 22 teachers. Contact: 860-832-3317, [email protected]

Florida
  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 $346-$957, tuition alone $250-540. 6/11-7/14. Contact: 850-644-9934, [email protected]

  S    Smith Walbridge Clinics, Fort Meyers, has offered specialized training in marching band activities since 1952. Florida location clinics: Drum Major and Section Leader. Specialized quality training in conducting, marching, leadership, and teaching with nationally renown staff. Spirit and camaraderie of SWC cannot be matched! 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. 6/11-15. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
www.swclinics.com

  S    University of Central Florida Flute Boot Camp and Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute, Orlando.
UCF Flute Boot Camp is a three-day intensive program designed to educate and inspire young middle and high school flutists. Pilates and Yoga, daily masterclasses, and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input from faculty. In addition to the daily curriculum, guest artists will give classes to the students. Areas of Concentration: Fitness, Nutrition, Preparing for Marching Band (Memorization), Daily Flute Master Class. Director: Dr. Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez. 6/9-11. tuition $150, housing (optional) $100.
UCF Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute is a one-week intensive flute performance program for high school and middle school flutists. Each member will be placed in a flute choir, including full instrumentation (C flute, piccolo, alto, and bass flute) that will help flute students to read repertory, develop intonation, rhythm, and ensemble skills. Daily masterclasses and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input from the faculty. At the end of the week, each student will take part in a final recital.  Masterclass teachers: Dr. Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, Irene Pruzan, and guests. Areas of Concentration: All-State preparation, Daily Warm-Up, Solo Ensemble Preparation, State and National Competition Prep, Daily Flute Master Classes, Theory, Flute Orchestra (including alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute, double contrabass flute), Audition Skills, Alexander Technique, Chamber Music, Zumba. Session 1: 6/12-16, Session 2: 6/19-23. Tuition $375, housing (optional) $200. Contact: 407-823-3696, [email protected]

  S     Horncamps!, Daytona Beach. A performance workshop for French horn players from middle school to adult. Daily offerings include warm ups, lessons, chamber music, master classes, and large ensemble. Several concert performances are schedule throughout the week. 2017 artist staff include David Johnson, Michelle Stebleton, Dan Phillips, and Amy Horn. Tuition with housing $885, tuition alone $650. 7/2-8. 20 students, 5 teachers. Contact: 386-767-4234, [email protected]

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Georgia
  S    ATHENA Music and Leadership Camp, Waleka. All Girls Band & Orchestra Camp. Ages 10-18. All female staff of professional music educators. Athena offers middle and high school musicians a five-day intensive music study while emphasizing leadership and team building skills. Students enjoy music theory, conducting, chamber ensembles, and large ensembles. Empowering Young Women Through Music! Tuition with housing $565. 6/11-15. Contact: 678-910-0232, athena@ musicessentialsonline.com.

  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. 6/4-8. 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. 6/4-8. 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. 6/11-15. 600 students, 100 teachers. For all camps contact: 706-542-2061, [email protected]

  S     Flutissimo!, Athens. An intensive workshop designed to educate and inspire flutists through an exhilarating and cultivating curriculum. Flutissimo encourages flutists to tap into their innate talents and expand their abilities. Participants will work with world class performers and teachers, be taught in masterclass sessions, perform in public classes, and receive private lessons. Tuition with housing $890, tuition alone $615. 6/19-23. 25 participants, unlimited auditors, 4 teachers. Contact: 706-372-7562, [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]

  A   Athena Directors Clinic, Waleska. Exclusively for women directors of bands and orchestras. Held in conjunction with the Athena Music and Leadership Camp, the all girls band and orchestra camp. 6/14. Tuition $30. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected] essentialsonline.com.

Illinois
  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. 7/10-22. 48 students, 16 teachers. Contact: Jeremy Krifka at 847-926-9898, jeremykrifka@ mya.org.

  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, orchestral study, and private lessons. A week-long intensive program of master classes, lessons, and performance opportunities. Faculty include Jennie Brown, Elmhurst College and Wheaton College; Bonnie Boyd, Eastman School of Music; Marie Tachouet, Principal Flute, Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Robert Hasty, Northwestern University. 7/24-29. Tuition $590, housing $450. 20 students, 6 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 Conducting and Wind Music Symposium, 7/9-14; Duo Sonata Master Classes for Piano and Strings, 7/10-15; Guitar Workshop, 6/10-15; Peak Performance Horn Symposium, 6/23-25; Oboe Workshop, 7/14-16; Percussion Symposium, 7/27-30; Trombone Master Classes, 7/3-7; Trumpet and Violin Institute, 6/26-7/7. Mid-June to late July. Contact: 847-491-3141, [email protected]

  S    Western Illinois University Summer Music Institute, Macomb. Rocky’s Youth Music Day Camp, 6/12-16; Youth Steel Band Day Camp, 6/12-16. Tuition $50. Junior High Choir Camp, 6/18-23; Senior High Choir Camp, 6/18-23; String Quartet Camp, 6/18-23; Jazz Combo Camp, 6/18-23; Junior High Band Camp, 6/25-30; Senior High Band Camp, 6/25-30; Marching Band Leadership Camp, 6/25-30. Tuition $550. 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 $1,300. 6/18-25. 40 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 630-752-5098, [email protected]

  S     19th 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. 6/18-24. Contact: 815-223-4408, [email protected]

  S     Smith Walbridge Clinics, Charleston. Specialized training in marching band-related activities for students in high school through college. Clinics: 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. 7/9-21, 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. 7/11-14 Directors Workshop; 7/14-16 Drill Design. 50 participants, 10 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
www.swclinics.com

  A   Credo Orchestral Program, Chicago. Credo Music is an unparalleled intensive and invigorating program of music study, service, and performance that brings students together from around the world. Students engage in musical growth through chamber groups, masterclasses, orchestral study, and private lessons. Wind and brass players: highly qualified pre-professionals age 20 and above. String players: selected from Credo Oberlin applicants. For 2017, Credo returns to the orchestral realm, presenting a tuition-free program for advanced pre-professional players. A week of intensive rehearsals, sectionals, master classes, and community outreach will culminate in the presentation of Rossini’s Semiramide Overture and Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony at the Chicago Cultural Center. Participants will be housed in the heart of Chicago, at Roosevelt University’s exciting new dorm. 7/24-30. Tuition free, housing estimated $600. 50 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 440-774-3658, [email protected]

  A   VanderCook College of Music, Chicago. VanderCook’s MECA Continuing Education program offers hands-on, immersive and practical graduate-level courses from nationally renowned instructors. Summer 2017 will feature 25-30 one-week courses, on topics including tech-inspired music education, jazz improvisation, Suzuki Method, rehearsal techniques, repertoire, backwards-design and design-forward curriculum development, two-week Orff Schulwerk teacher education (courses), and instrument repair. Up to 12 credit hours earned in the MECA program may be applied towards a master’s degree at VanderCook. Credits earned through MECA courses can also apply towards teacher licensure renewal. A bachelor’s degree in music is required for all MECA courses, most of which are three graduate credit hours. Tuition for most courses is $330 per credit hour. Housing is available through the Illinois Institute of Technology. 6/12-8/4. Contact: 312-788-1139, [email protected]

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Indiana
  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 6/1), tuition $900 ($200 early bird discount if registered by 6/1). 7/23-29. 50-60 participants, 12 teachers. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]
music.indiana.edu/summer-cap

  S    Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, Bloomington.



This dynamic musical experience is for string, brass, woodwind, and percussion students currently in grades 8-12. Primarily focused on orchestra and band performances, the clinic also offers jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, electives in conducting, composition, jazz improvisation, music theory, leadership, and classes led by IU Jacobs School of Music faculty! Tuition with housing $740. 6/18-24. 225 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 812-855-1372, [email protected]
music.indiana.edu/precollege/summer/music-clinic

  S    Lutheran Summer Music, Valparaiso. A four-week residential training and performance program for band, orchestra, choir, organ, piano, and composition students in grades 8-12. During the four weeks on the Valparaiso University campus, students have the opportunity to perform in chamber ensembles and small ensembles, take private lessons, and create lifelong friendships. A two-week option is available. Tuition $3,495. 6/25-7/23. 30 teachers. Contact: 612-879-9555, [email protected] summermusic.org.
www.lutheransummermusic.org

  S    Orangehaus Music Business Camp, Anderson. Innovative summer program where high school students choose from classes in Pro Tools, artist development, songwriting, live sound production, digital distribution, music marketing, etc. 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, Jon McLaughlin. Tuition with housing $695. 7/9-15. 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 $395. 6/18-21. Con­tact: 765-641-4452, [email protected]

  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 $70/night optional housing. 6/19-30.
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 $950 for both; plus $50/night optional housing. 6/30-7/5 and 7/5-9.

  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.” 6/26-7/1; Leadership Weekend 7/24-25. Contact: 317-636-2263, [email protected]

Iowa
  S    Band Camp XXI 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, rock-n-roll history, beginning piano and guitar, and more. Evening social events are planned. Tuition with housing $550, tuition alone $450. 7/16-22. 55 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 319-352-8296, [email protected]

  S    Iowa Summer Music Camps, Iowa City. The 2017 Iowa Summer Music Camps offers three camps for students who have completed 7th grade and above. The first session, from June 11-16, consists of Jazz and Percussion Immersion. The second session, from June 18-23, features our Piano Camp. All activities will occur in the new Voxman Music Building. Tuition with housing $590, tuition alone $275. jazz: 50 students, percussion: 25 students, piano: 16 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 319-335-1635, [email protected]

Kansas
  S    Kansas State Summer Music Camp, Manhattan, is open to all band students grades 5 through 12. A typical daily schedule during camp includes a full group rehearsal in the morning, followed by a sectional (small group) rehearsal with instruction by a specialist. Lunch is followed by supervised recreation time at either the K-State Union or the brand new Manhattan City Water Park, another full group rehearsal, then small group instruction. The campers perform with the Manhattan Municipal Band on Tuesday evening and camp culminates with a final performance by the camp ensembles Thursday afternoon. Tuition with housing $400, tuition alone $235. 6/11-15. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]

  S    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 $170. 7/9-12. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]
www.k-state.edu/band/camps/summermusic.html
www.k-state.edu/band/camps/leadershipcamp.html


  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 June 11-15 (grades 6-9); High School Band, Choir & Orchestra June 18-23 (grades 9-12); and the Jazz Workshop July 19-14 (grades 9-12). Pricing and online registration will be posted on our website on March 1. Contact: 785-864-3367, [email protected]
musiccamp.ku.edu

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Kentucky
  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]

Maine
  S    Camp Encore-Coda, Sweden. 2017 is the 68th year of our unique musical community in southwestern Maine. Daily musical instruction in diverse styles through private lessons, orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles, rock bands, jazz combos, chamber music, chorus, jazz choir, theater, many concerts. Supportive, non-competitive atmosphere. Also sports, swimming, boating, arts & crafts. Ages 9-17. Tuition with housing $4,400 for 3-week session, $4,900 for 3.5-week session, $8,000 for 6.5-week session. 1st session: 6/28-7/23, 2nd session: 7/23-8/13, full session: 6/28-8/13. 120 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 617-325-1541, [email protected]
www.encore-coda.com

  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. Tuition with housing $600; tuition alone $380. Junior camp 7/9-14; senior camp 7/16-21. Contact: 207-581-4703, [email protected]

  S    New England Music Camp, Sidney. NEMC has been enriching the lives of young musicians ages 11-18 for over 80 years. Our program blends a high-quality intensive music education with traditional camp recreation and social activities. Orchestra, Band, Choir, Jazz, Musical Theater, Piano, and Classical Guitar. Weekend performances at our outdoor amphitheater, Bowl in the Pines. Tuition with housing: 3-week session $4,500, 6-week session $8,000. First Session: 6/24-7/17, Second Session: 7/17-8/7, Full Season: 6/24-8/7. 180 students per session, 50 teachers. Contact: 303-882-0543, [email protected]

  S    Southern Maine Music Academy, Gorham. Incoming 9th graders to outgoing 12th graders. Musicians participate in symphonic band and nonperformance classes. Campers also select: jazz band, chamber groups, acappella singing, and private lessons. An afternoon at Sebago Lake is scheduled. Students experience 4 professional concerts and perform in solo and ensemble concerts before the final concert. Tuition with housing $730, tuition alone $630. 7/8-16. 85 participants, 17 teachers. Contact: 207-450-3871, [email protected]

  S     Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick. Musicians from major schools of music and orchestras, and renowned guest artists and ensembles will collaborate with our summer study participants for six weeks of lessons, intensive chamber music study, and performances. Ages 13+. Tuition $1,900-$3,500, with housing $2,850-$6,550. 6/24-8/5. 175 participants, 70 teachers. Contact: 207-373-1400, [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, 6/6-20; New England Piano Retreat, 6/11-18; Maine Chamber Music Seminar, 6/4-18; Composers’ Workshop, 6/4-11; Ted Atkatz Percussion Seminars, 6/4-11; 21st Century Band Jazz Institute, 6/13-20. Tuition with housing $1,145-$2,195. Contact: 207-465-3739, [email protected]

  A   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 $675. 6/19 through 9/1; see website for individual weeks. 20-60 participants per week, 20 teachers. Contact: 207-733-2316, [email protected]

Maryland

  S    Intermuse Music Institute and Festival USA, Emmitsburg, is a 10-day program for strings and piano, ages 14-23. All participants are assigned to a coached chamber music group, receive private lessons, participate in workshops, masterclasses, and activities designed to facilitate artistic, technical, and personal growth. Limited enrollment (35) ensures a personalized, challenging, and entirely supportive experience. Tuition with housing $1,860, with need- and merit-based scholarships available. 7/7-16. 35 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected]

  S    Peabody Piano Week, Baltimore, is an intensive week-long festival for piano students from junior high through college age. Study with a member of the faculty, attend masterclasses, a “Musicianship for Pianists” course, and practice daily. Solo recitals by a different member of the faculty each night, and the week ends with a student recital. Tuition with housing $1,400 for double, $1,600 for single, tuition alone $1,000. 7/16-22. 5 teachers. Contact: 667-208-6640, [email protected]

  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. 6/27-7/2. 25 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Marina Piccinini, Laurie Sokoloff, Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, Brook Ferguson, Jee-Young Choe. Contact: [email protected]

  A   Intermuse Summer Music Institute and Festival, Emmitsburg, is a 10 day chamber music program for strings and piano. Adult participants will work closely with faculty for a customized experience that may include participation in chamber music rehearsals and performances and one-on-one consultations in technique, artistry, and teaching. Teachers are encouraged to take part in the array of workshops, masterclasses, and activities designed to facilitate artistic, technical, and personal growth. Tuition with housing $1,860 (scholarships available). 7/7-16. 35 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected]

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Massachusetts
  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 $695 + $405 housing + $50 application fee. 6/16-17.
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 $715 + $445 housing + $50 application fee. 6/9-11.
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 $1,245 + $845 housing + $50 application fee. 8/14-18.
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 $1,245 + $845 housing + $50 application fee. 6/26-30.
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 $715 + $445 housing + $50 application fee. 6/16-18.

  S    Credo New England, Wenham. 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, orchestral study, and private lessons. A four-day intensive featuring orchestra and wind ensemble, exciting master classes, career talks, chamber music reading, and opportunities to connect with leading teachers, performers, and students from around New England. Faculty include Matthew Schlomer, Interlochen School of the Arts; Peter Slowik, Credo Artistic Director and Oberlin Conservatory; Marta Zurad, New England Conservatory Prep and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. 6/22-25. Tuition $425, housing $250. 30 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 440-774-3658, [email protected]

  S    Youth & Muse, Boston, focuses on daily private lessons and masterclasses. Opportunities include concerto performance, student solo and chamber music concert. Intermediate to advanced students, age 12-22. Yuji Kano, flute faculty. 7/31-8/13. Tuition $1,500 plus concerto performance. 30 students, 10 teachers. Contact Chen Lin, 617-412-7011, [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 $1,950 per session. Tuition alone $985 per session. 6/29-7/10, 7/12-23, 7/25-8/5. 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     16th Annual New England Conservatory Summer Met­ropolitan 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 6). 7/13-16. 60 participants. Masterclass teacher Paige Dashner Long, [email protected]

  A   Visual Design Retreat, Orleans. The award-winning Spirit of America Band presents its 7th 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. 6/26-30. 1 teacher. Contact: 508-255-4044, [email protected]
www.spiritofamericaband.org

Michigan
  S    Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake.



Blue Lake offers four two-week sessions for students in grades 5-12, who can choose a focus in band, orchestra, jazz, choir, harp, piano, art, dance, and theater. Advanced programs for Winds/Percussion and Strings require placement by audition. Significant scholarships available and based on merit or financial need. Tuition with housing $1,299-$1,389 depending on major. Session 1 6/28-7/9, Session 2 7/12-23, Session 3 7/26-8/6, Session 4 8/9-20. 1,450 students per session, 300 teachers. Contact: 1-800-221-3796, [email protected]
www.bluelake.org

  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 $435, tuition alone $285. 6/18-23. 20 students. Contact: 989-774-3281, white1jm @cmich.edu.

  S    Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen. Each summer, over 2,500 students from all over the world come to Interlochen to study music, visual arts, theatre, film, dance and creative writing. Music students perform in the 3,900-seat Kresge Auditorium, the 950-seat Corson Auditorium, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, the historic Interlochen Bowl, and the new, open air Upton-Morley Pavilion, as well as other locations around our scenic, lakefront campus. Both one-week instrumental institutes and multi-week programs offered. For grades 3-12. Session dates 6/17-8/7. Contact: 800-681-5912, [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. Contact: 810-955-5618, [email protected]

  S    Seminar 2017, Kalamazoo. Western Michigan University's Seminar is designed to serve as an enjoyable, pre-college experience for serious musicians in grades 9 through 12, including 2017 graduates. It promotes artistic, social, recreational, and cultural interaction among the participants. Acceptance and scholarship decisions are based on a recorded audition and music teacher endorsement letter. Tuition with housing $1,585, tuition alone $1,385. 7/9-22. 120 students, 60 teachers. Contact: [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. Tuition $1,050/1 week, $1,990/2 weeks, $3,620/3 weeks, $4,050/4 weeks. 7/9-8/5. 200 students, 75 teach­ers. Con­tact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

  S     Aquinas College Summer Jazz Camp, Grand Rapids. All students will rehearse and perform in both a small and large jazz ensemble. All students will be placed in an beginning, intermediate, or advanced music theory class. Elective classes in jazz history, composition & arranging, and improvisation (beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) will be offered as well. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $275. 6/18-23. 55 students, 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 6/3-6. 15 performers. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Leone Buyse. Contact: smtd.adultprograms@ umich.edu.

  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: 6/18-23. 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. Approximately 600 participants per summer session, 40 teachers. Contact: 231-276-7200, col [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. 6/22-24. 5 teachers. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

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Minnesota
  S    St. Olaf Summer Music Academy, Northfield. Music camp days are filled with classes, lessons, rehearsals, practice, and evening activities. You will return home with new skills, friends, and a heightened commitment to music. Open to high school students who have completed grades 8 through 12. Campers participate in one or two major ensembles: band, choir, and orchestra. Tuition with housing $650. 6/18-24. Contact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

  S    St. Olaf Summer Organ & Church Music Academy, Northfield. The academy offers high school organists an opportunity to work closely with the music faculty of St. Olaf. This exciting week of study will allow students to develop and refine their abilities as organists, and gain experience in conducting, choral singing, and other skills needed to become a church musician. Tu­i­tion with housing $700. 6/18-24. Con­tact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

  S    St. Olaf College Summer Piano Academy, Northfield, is open to students who have completed grade 7-12 and is by audition only. This 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, social activities, and more. Tuition with housing $700. 6/18-24. 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. 6/18-24. 40 students, 2 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

Missouri
  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! 7/11-15. 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. 6/25-29. 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, $865 after April 17; tuition alone $500 early bird, $600 after April 17. 6/18-23. 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 Conservatory 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. 6/18-23. 24 participants, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, kochjc@ 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. 6/1-3. 12 conductors, unlimited auditors, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

Nebraska
  S    Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddle 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. Tuition $60-$150. 3/15-17. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

  S    Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, Avoca. Registration is now open for the 2017 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska. Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of 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 (6/12-16) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. The July Camp (7/10-14) 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 $60-$200. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

New Hampshire
  S    University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School, Durham. 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. 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. Junior Session dates: 7/16-21. Senior Session dates: 7/23-8/5. 200-300 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 603-862-2404, [email protected]

  S    Young Musicians Program at The Walden School, Dublin. Improvise, compose, listen & learn. Fun-filled 5-week residential, experiential summer camp including recreation. 4:1 student-to-faculty ratio. 55 students from around the world convene in the natural beauty of New England, away from day-to-day distractions. Pre-college ages 9-18, beginner to advanced. Outstanding faculty mentors, caring staff. Classes, chorus, concerts & community. Tuition with housing $7,900. 7/1-8/6. Contact: 415-648-4710, students@waldenschool.org.
waldenschool.org/young-musicians-program/

  A   Creative Musicians Retreat at The Walden School, Dublin. New Skills for Lifelong Learners. Invigorate your music, participate in a diverse community & engage in creative music making. Join us for an 8-day residential get-away in beautiful New England. Lessons, coachings, master classes, chorus, seminars, concerts. For performers, composers, teachers & more. Immerse yourself in music, emerge inspired. Tuition with housing $2,125. 6/17-25. 8 teachers. 415-648-4710, retreat@waldenschool.org
waldenschool.org/adult-musicians/

New Jersey
  S    Mt. Tabor Summer Band Camp, Parsippany. Our 64th summer of music! Morning classes Monday-Friday from 8am-12pm, 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 $220. 6/29 and 30, 7/5-28. 13 teachers. Contact: 201-452-6063, tabordirector@gmail.com.

  S    Summer Voices, Bernardsville. Sing like you’ve never sung before in the very popular Summer Voices! Summer Voices provides a vocal music camp experience unlike any other, where participants will join in solo singing and voice training, ensemble-based music-making, theory, aural skills, and special-interest sessions which enhances musicality in a fun, safe camp environment. Tuition with housing $250. 7/31-8/3. 45 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 973-339-7719, matthew@musicsh.org.

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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. 5/29-6/5. 12 college and young professionals and 4 high school students, and up to 100 auditors. Masterclass teachers Bart Feller, Susan Levitin, Lin­da Marianiello. Contact: beakspeak@alla-breve.us or info@nmperformingartssociety.org.

New York
  S    Bristol Hills Music Camp, Canandaigua. Fifty-five years of quality-intensive band, orchestra, and vocal programs, open to students in grades 7-12, offering concert bands, orchestras, vocal ensemble, chorus, jazz ensembles, music elective classes, small group ensembles, private lessons. The only music camp in NYS located in a traditional camp setting. Tuition with housing $595. 8/13-19. 175 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 607-734-5766, kelley@bristolhills-musiccamp.com.

  S    Crane Youth Music, Potsdam, is a summer music program for middle and high school students ages 12-18 at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music. Studies: Band/Orchestral instruments, voice, piano and harp. Daily courses include Master class and like ensemble/chamber music with Crane faculty, Ensemble rehearsals with Crane conductors, and elective courses. Tuition with housing $1,500, tuition alone $1,000. 6/25-7/8. 45 teachers. Contact: 315-267-2616, cym@potsdam.edu.
www.potsdam.edu/cym

  S    Csehy Summer School of Music, Houghton. Csehy Summer School of Music provides excellent training in classical music in a Christian context. Students aged 12-18 are eligible. Students have private lessons, theory classes and participate in major ensembles including orchestra, concert band, string ensemble, handbells and chamber choir. Tuition with housing $725. 7/2-8, 7/9-15, 7/16-22, 7/23-29. 80-130 students 23 teachers. Contact: 267-629-5333, info@csehy.org

  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 $2,696, tuition alone $1,870. 7/9-22. 40 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, decoda@skidmore.edu.

  S    Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Hamilton, has operated since 1976 for students ages 10-18. Located on scenic Colgate University campus. Two-, three-, and 4-week sessions. Bands, orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz ensembles, choirs; all instruments and voice, all levels, private lessons, daily classes, workshops, guest artists, weekly concerts and recitals. More than one instrument/voice may be studied. Daily recreation. Tuition with housing $2,259-$4,498, tuition alone $1,099-$2,198. Session dates: 6/25-7-22. 150 students, 32 teachers. Contact: 866-777-7841, summer@EasternUSMusicCamp.com.
www.easternusmusiccamp.com

  S    Eastman@Keuka, 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 $2,180, tuition alone $1,515. 7/9-21. 75-100 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 585-274-1400, Eastman.Keuka@ esm.rochester.edu.
www.eastmanatkeuka.com

  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 $790, tuition alone $425. 6/25-7/1. 15 flutists, 1 teacher. Contact: 716-673-4628, marc. levy@fredonia.edu.

  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 6/8-9/3. Tuition varies. 200 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 800-634-1703, admin@frenchwoods.com.

  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 $2,100 7/9-22; Intermediate session $900 7/23-29. Contact: 607-274-3366, sma@ithaca.edu.

  S    Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, offers musical training for musicians aged 9-18. The core curriculum includes music theory/rhythm, daily small and large ensemble training, masterclass instruction, weekly private lessons, and performance opportunities. LMC also offers composition lessons, conducting seminars, chorus/vocal lessons, and jazz studies. More than 65% of students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships. Tuition with housing $2,290-$4,625+. Junior sessions: 6/18-7/14; junior A: 6/18-7/1; junior B: 7/2-14; senior session: 7/17-8/13. 60-80 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 518-696-2771, admissions@luzernemusic.org.

  S    Skidmore Jazz Institute, Saratoga Springs. The institute provides musicians the opportunity to intermingle with and learn from gifted educators and world-class performers in an intimate, supportive environment. Faculty: Peter Bernstein, Bill Cunliffe, Michael Dease, Jon Faddis, Jimmy Greene, Vic Juris, Brandon Lee, Dennis Mackrel, Dick Oatts, Rufus Reid, John Riley, David Wong, and Todd Coolman, Director. Tuition with housing $2,766, tuition alone $1,940. 6/24-7/8. 55 students, 13 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, jmcfarre@skidmore.edu.

  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. 7/29-8/13. 90 teachers. Contact: 914-747-2020, info@summitmusicfestival.org.

  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 newly renovated, state-of-the-art 4,000-seat amphitheater. Tuition with housing $4,235, tuition alone $2,405. 6/24-8/15. 82 students, 28 teachers. Contact: 716-357-6233, music@ciweb.org.

  S     Summer@Eastman, Rochester.



Summer@Eastman offers an individualized, world-class music education experience: residential music programs and camps for middle and high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties, half-day music workshops for youths, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory. Visit summer.
esm.rochester.edu for details and application information.
Summer@Eastman is excited to offer several programs for music educators in 2017! Join us for “Dalcroze Level 1 - The Introductory Credential,” “Alexander Technique for Musicians,” or “Schubert to Sondheim: Pedagogy for the Male Voice,” all debuting this year. Returning education courses include “Choral Artistry: Conducting, Vocal Pedagogy, Musicianship” and Eastman's acclaimed Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course (Levels I and II). We hope to see you this summer! Visit summer.esm. rochester.edu for details. Tuition $265-$4650. Contact: 585-274-1074, summer@esm.rochester.edu.
summer.esm.rochester.edu

  S     Meadowmount School of Music, Westport, was founded in 1944 by master teacher Ivan Galamian as the premier training ground for violin, viola, cello, and piano students ages 8 to 30+ seeking professional careers in classical music. Emphasis in solo and chamber music studies, private lessons, masterclasses, concert performance, guest artists, concerts, workshops. Alumni Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, and more. Tuition with housing $7,100, tuition alone $4,100. 6/24-8/12. 200 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 518-962-2400, admissions@meadowmount.com.
www.meadowmount.com

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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 $1,625, meal plans extra. 6/24-7/15. 200 students. Contact: 828-262-4091, dehusst@appstate.edu.

  S    Eastern Music Festival, Greensboro, is a five-week summer orchestra training program for musicians ages 14-23. Tuition with housing $5,650. 6/24-7/29. 200 students, 80 teachers. Contact: 877-833-6753, admissions@ easternmusicfestival.org.

  S    UNCG Summer Music Camp, Greensboro. Two one-week camps on the campus of University of North Carolina at Greensboro drawing 1,900 students from 20 states and many foreign countries. Programs in Band, Orchestra, Chorus & Piano ranging from Grade 5 through Grade 12. This is America’s Most Popular Music Camp! Tuition with housing $485, tuition alone $395. Week one: 7/9-14; week two: 7/16-21. 950 students per week, 150 teachers. Contact: 800-999-2869, lockej@uncg.edu.

  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. 7/16-21. 15-20 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 703-244-8315, director@creativemotion.org.

  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. 6/22-8/6. 415 students, 65 teachers. Contact: 828-862-2100, admissions@brevardmusic.org.

  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 4/17. Sessions during 6/18-7/15. 7-40 students per session, 16 teachers. Contact: 336-770-3254, olsent@uncsa.edu.

  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 $855-975, tuition alone $505-$625. 6/24-7/1. 60 participants, 11 teachers. Contact: wildacresflute@bellsouth.net.

  A   Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville. For avid adult amateur flutists. Small ensembles, private lessons, flute choir, special topics. Vacation and play in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Instructors: Lea Kibler, Deborah Heller. Tuition $550. 7/24-30. 12 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 828-650-6666, info@ashevilleflute.com.

  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: $1,785 for the entire 2-week workshop. $770 for lodging (includes breakfast). 6/19-7/1. 30 participants. Contact: 704-951-5910, info@charlottenewmusic.org

North Dakota
  S    International Music Camp, Dun­seith. Founded in 1956, IMC offers over 40 one-week programs in all areas of the Fine Arts including Band, Orchestra, Choir, Dance, Drama, Painting, Drawing, Creative Writing and more! Two thousand campers from 76 countries grow and learn together each season with instruction ranging from beginning to advanced. Auditions are not required. Tuition with housing $400/week if registered before 5/1, $415 after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/18-7/30. 250-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: 701-838-8472, info@internationalmusiccamp.com.

  A   Professional Development at the International Music Camp, Dun­seith. Design your own professional development experience this summer! Join us for a Half-Week or Full-Week Professional Development and select the components that fit your needs. Work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers who are eager to share their expertise with you in the beautiful setting at the International Music Camp. Set up your schedule when you arrive at camp – classes, rehearsals, lessons & seminars. Come prepared for individualized learning that fits your need and your schedule. One graduate level professional development credit is available through the University of North Dakota for 15 hours of contact time. Full-Week 2-credit sessions are also available. Half-Week Sessions run Sunday evening through Wednesday, and Full-Week Sessions run Sunday through Saturday. Each PDE session includes 2 private lessons. Tuition with housing $400/week if registered before 5/1, $415/week after 5/1, $245/half week if registered by 5/1, $260 if registered after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/18-7/30. Contact: 701-838-8472, info@internationalmusiccamp.com.

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Ohio
  S    Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory 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 $995, tuition alone $725. 7/6-15. 100 students, 30 teachers. Contact information: 440-826-2365, conreach@bw.edu.

  S    Bowling Green State University Summer Music Institute, Bowling Green, features week-long intensive camp sessions on a college campus. Students work with BGSU Music Faculty and Guest Artists. All of our camps welcome high school students; strings and double reed camps welcome junior high students with at least one year of playing experience. Tuition $315, tuition with housing $525. Session 1: 6/11-16 (Double Reed, Strings), Session 2: 6/18-23 (Brass, Recording, Vocal Arts), Session 3: 6/25-30 (Musical Theatre, Saxophone). 50 students, 30 teach­ers. Con­tact: 419-372-2188, tlclick@bgsu.edu.

  S    Cleveland Institute of Music. Summer Jump Start Strings Camp is a week-long camp offering string students varied and exciting opportunities for musical and social development. Private and group study with world-class faculty, chamber music, performance and supervised practice time form the core of the program. Faculty includes Annie Fullard, Mark Jacobs, and Martha Baldwin. Tuition with housing $1,150, tuition alone $850 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. 6/4-8. 20-30 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 216-791-5000, mag52@cim.edu.

  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, orchestral study, and private lessons. 2- or 3-week program of intensive chamber music study and performance. World-class faculty include Peter Slowik of Oberlin Conservatory, Anne Williams of the Pittsburgh Symphony and other conservatory faculty and orchestral players. 7/2-22. Tuition and housing: 2 week program (7/2-15) $2,485; 3 week program (7/2-22) $3,550. 70-75 students, 20 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or admissions@credo-music.org.

  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, uabands@uakron.edu. (2016 data)

  S    The MasterWorks Festival, Cedarville, 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. 6/18-7/16. 200 participants, 75 teachers. Contact: 574-267-5973, mwfadministrator@christianperforming art.org.

  S    The Ohio State University Youth Summer Music Programs, Colum-bus. Ohio State offers a diverse series of 10 programs for students in grades 4 through 2017 high school graduates. Day and resident programs cover a wide range of interests and instrument specialties; offering private lessons with faculty, small and large group experiences, chamber ensembles, master classes, leadership training and more. Tuition with housing $350-$495, tuition alone $250-$395. Various sessions available from 6/4-7/16. Contact: 614-292-4280, YouthSummerMusic@osu.edu.
music.osu.edu/outreach/ysmp

  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 17, 2017. Tuition with housing $1,485. 6/9-18, 14 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 330-672-8658, mbokrass@kent.edu.

  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, and piano literature. Also offered will be daily masterclasses, private lessons, and supervised practice sessions. Tuition with housing $1,285, tuition alone $860 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. 6/25-7/1. 20 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 216-791-5000, mag52@cim.edu.

  S    Young Composers Program, Cleve-land, 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 2017 program includes private composition lessons, daily listening sessions and workshops on notating musical ideas. Preparation and performance of student compositions will be presented at a final concert. Tuition with housing $1,300, tuition alone $860 plus $45 non-refundable application fee. 6/11-17. 15 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 216-791-5000, mag52@cim.edu.

  S     Creative Strings Workshop, Columbus. Immerse yourself in small ensemble coaching, clinics, jams, and concerts spanning world music, jazz, rock, and fiddle styles. Rehearse and perform alongside master artists, with over 20 performances in different venues. Open for all string players, ages 15-95. Tuition with housing $1,345, tuition alone $995. 7/2-8. 70 attendees, 14 teachers. Contact: 614-332-8689, chris@christinahowes.com.

  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. 7/10-15. Application deadline 5/1. 20 participants, 3 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, ahoffman@oberlin.edu.
oberlin.edu/summer

  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. 6/21-7/1. 20 participants, 2 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, ahoffmann@oberlin.edu.
oberlin.edu/summer

  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. 7/9-15.
music.osu.edu/outreach/osu-stw

Oklahoma
  S    Oklahoma State University Summer Music Camp, Stillwater, 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. Students participate in large ensembles, masterclasses, chamber ensembles, and elective courses. Private lessons with OSU faculty are also available. Tuition with housing $399 before 6/1, tuition alone $299 before 6/1. 7/9-14. 16 teachers. Contact: 405-744-8998, musiccamp@okstate.edu.
musiccamp.okstate.edu

  S    Red River Drum & Auxiliary Camp, Ardmore, is a week-long summer camp for drumline, colorguard, and drum major students in grades 7-12. The camp is held at beautiful Lake Murray State Park. Recreation and activities each day and night. Tuition with housing $300. 7/10-14. 300 students, 17 teachers. Contact: 580-745-2014, mwhite@se.edu.

  S     2017 Bassoon Bonanza!, Tulsa. Held at Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. Junior high/high school bassoonists; adult players. Resident artists: Richard Ramey, Susie Brown, Charlotte Blakely (Tulsa Symphony bassoonists). Massed bassoon band. Daily rehearsals and final concert. Masterclasses: All-State material, “Winning Auditions,” beginner improvisation, instrument maintenance, improving intonation, contrabassoon, daily reedmaking sessions, and more. Tuition alone $135. 6/5-9. Up to 24 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 918-445-0101, susiembrown@hotmail.com.

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Oregon
  S    Summer Music Camps @ UO, Eugene. The Summer Music Camps @ UO are three camps dedicated to the developing high school musician. Come join us in Eugene, OR 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. 7/10-15, 7/17-22, 7/23-28. 60-90 students per session, 10 teachers. Contact: 541-236-2393, musiccamps@uoregon.edu.

  S    Young Musicians & Artists, Salem. YMA is the NW's premier residential arts camp serving students in grades 4-12 at two, two-week sessions. Session 1 offers orchestra, band, jazz, choir, piano and guitar. Session 2 features programs in dance, theatre, musical theatre, technical theatre, visual arts, digital photography, songwriting and creative writing. Tuition with housing $1,750. 6/25-7/7 and 7/9-21. 150 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 503-880-3817, info@ymainc.org.

Pennsylvania
  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: 6/3-8/11.

  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 $650, tuition alone $450. 7/9-14. 100 students 14 teachers. Contact: Cherie Van Zant, 717-867-6383, vanzant@lvc.edu.

  S    Philadelphia International Music Festival, Bryn Mawr, is a summer music camp program offering students of all ages and skill levels – from throughout the U.S. and abroad – the unique opportunity of spending 14 days immersed in classical music education and performance with members of the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. Festival highlights include private lessons, daily orchestra rehearsals, daily music education courses, optional daily chamber music rehearsals, solo performance and competition opportunities, daily private practice time, faculty recitals and master classes featuring principal players and other members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and much more. Our summer music camp program includes full symphonic repertoire (at appropriate junior and senior levels), and is conducted on the exquisite, estate-like grounds of Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. PIMF is sponsored in part by The Cunningham Piano Company. Tuition with housing $2,950, tuition alone $1,750. 6/17-30, 7/3-14, 7/15-28. 250-300 students, 50 teachers. Contact: info@pimf.org.

  S    Summer Music Institutes, Selinsgrove. High school musicians are invited to participate in our unique summer performance experiences at Susquehanna University. The Choral Institute and the Wind Ensemble Institute welcome applications from rising 9-12 grade students. During this week-long, residential program, you'll work on improving your musicianship, technique and performance skills alongside our talented faculty. Tuition with housing $595-710. 6/19-24 and 6/25-7/1. 54 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 570-372-4309, musicdept@susqu.edu.

  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 $695, tuition alone $605. 7/10-15. 70 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 610-430-4177, summermusiccamps@wcupa.edu.

  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 $650, participants $475, and auditors $50/day, $150/entire class. 6/13-17. Contact: info@cmufluteforum.com.

  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. 6/26-7/1.
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. 7/16-8/5. Contact: 215-717-3193, summerfest@curtis.edu.

  A   Summertrios, Bryn Mawr. Summertrios Ensemble Week, Chambers-burg, 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. Session dates: 6/18-25, 6/25-7/2. 75 participants, 25 faculty. Contact: lilypiano@summer trios.org.

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 $450. 7/9-15. 60 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 401-456-8205, miric@ric.edu.

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South Carolina
  S    Charleston Southern Summer Music Camp, Charleston. Campers elect senior, junior, or beginner band; senior or junior chorus; music theatre; or piano camp. The program offers a week-long nonstop mix of ensembles, masterclasses, private lessons, recreation, and social activities. Saturday concerts feature performances by all campers. Tuition with housing $350, tuition alone $290. 6/26-7/1. 360 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 843-882-7762, musiccamp@csuniv.edu.

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 are also available. Tuition with housing $425, tuition alone $275. 7/9-14. 200 students, 50 teachers. Con­tact: 605-677-5274, david.holdhusen@ usd.edu.

  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 Vijay Singh, choral, and Brian Balmages, in­strumental. Tuition with housing $175. 6/21-23. 150 students, 10 teachers. Con­tact: 605-677-5274, david.holdhusen@ usd.edu.

Tennessee
  S    Carson-Newman Summer Music Camp, Jefferson City, offers senior honors band, junior band, beginner band, mixed vocal ensembles, theater ensemble, and piano camp. Grades 5-12. Carson-Newman is acclaimed annually in national publications as one of the best liberal arts schools in the South; fully experienced in summer camp operations, hosting over 8,000 students annually in summer camps. Tuition with housing $420, tuition alone $360. 6/19-24. 150 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 865-471-3496, musiccamp@cn.edu.

  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. 70-100 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 423-614-8244, music camp@leeuniversity.edu. (2016 data)

  S     Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Sewanee. The Sewanee Summer Music Festival offers an intensive four-week program to talented young instrumentalists aging from high school to the graduate school level. Rehearsal and performance in orchestral and chamber music settings, individual practice, private lessons, and recreation are carefully balanced at the Festival. Tuition with housing $4,575, tuition alone $3,075. 6/17-7/16. 200 students, 31 teachers. Contact: 931-598-1225, ssmf@sewanee.edu.

Texas
  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 $750, tuition alone $0. 6/4-7/16. 96 participants, 40 teachers. Contact: 979-249-3129, info@ festivalhill.org.

Vermont
  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, $3,200 junior. 6/23-8/6 senior, 8/12-27 junior. 90 senior students, 70 junior students; 20 teachers. Contact 973-378-5854, admin@kinhaven.org.

  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, jonathon.landell@gmail.com.

Virginia
  S    George Mason University Summer Music Programs, Fairfax. Teens and kids (ages 4-18) will enjoy stellar summer music workshops, intensives and camps, including Trumpet, Clarinet, Percussion, Composition, Songwriting, Guitar, Recording, Piano, Strings, and Choral presented at Mason's School of Music. Weekly programs occur June - August, with some programs offering housing. Located just west of Washington DC. Tuition with housing $1,065, tuition alone $425-$600. 400 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu.
www.potomacacademy.org

  S     Windswept Creative Motion Music Camp and Conference, Ashland, Windswept Creative Motion Music Camp is for young artists (ages 12-18). Classes provide instruction to engage developing musicians and build their artistic intuition through movement, improvisation and dramatic activities. There are also intergenerational opportunities where students interact with adult participants of the Windswept Music Conference in classes and ensembles. Tuition with housing $540, tuition alone $425 (incl. meals). 7/16-21. 20-30 students, 2 teachers.
Windswept Creative Motion Music Conference is a wonderful opportunity for teachers and pre-service teachers to explore music through Creative Motion. Classes provide instruction designed to engage developing musicians and build their artistic intuition through movement, improvisation and dramatic activities. There are also intergenerational opportunities where adults interact with student participants of the Windswept Music Camp in classes and ensembles. Through classes, seminars, master classes, participants explore ways of applying Creative Motion to their own practice, rehearsals, and performances. CEUs (free) or 3 graduate credits are available ($285). Tuition with housing $625, tuition alone $425 (incl. meals). 7/16-21. 50-75 students, 12 teachers. Contact: 703-244-8315, director@creat ivemotion.org.

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Washington
  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 $475-$1,630. 7/1-8/31. 200 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 206-726-5148, summer@cornish.edu.

  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. 7/23-8/6. 170 students, 26 teachers. Contact: marrow stone@syso.org.

  A   Northwest Flute and Piccolo Forum, Seattle. This six-day masterclass for advanced flute and piccolo players will feature both masterclasses and private lessons on piccolo and flute with some of the world’s finest piccoloists, orchestral musicians, and pedagogues. Zart Dombourian-Eby, Jonathan Keeble, and Walfrid Kujala will focus on standard solo and orchestral repertoire for piccolo and flute. All performers will perform several times in a masterclass setting, receive private lessons, and perform in the closing recital. Other guests will be on hand to offer workshops, including a presentations by Keefe Piccolos, Sandra Saathoff, and Alexander Technique for flutists. The class will be held at Seattle Pacific University. Housing and Continuing Ed credit available. Tuition $600. Up to 16 performing participants; plus non-performing auditors. 7/23-28. Contact: 206-281-2146, flutes@spu.edu.

  A   Unlocked!, Seattle. With facilitators representing many different arts disciplines, flutists will learn the key to improving their own performance practices with ideas from drama, opera, improvisation, visual arts, dance, and multimedia technology. A week-long exploration of musicality, creativity, and expression, and instruction in the Alexander Technique will be offered. Masterclass teachers include Nicole Molumby, Sandra Saathoff, Rose Johnson, and Lauren Asimakoupoulos. Tuition $400, with additional cost for on-campus housing (managed directly through Seattle Pacific University). Meals not included. 6/26-7/1. Contact: rose@silverflightensembles.org.

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. Partic-ipation 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 $507 (before 5/1); tuition alone $386 before 5/1. Session dates: 6/16-24. 50-100 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 304-293-4389, SummerMusicAcademy@mail.wvu.edu.

Wisconsin
  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, 6/22-7/1; Symphony, 7/4-15; and Big Band Jazz, 7/19-29 and 8/2-12. 30 students (vocal), 64 students (instrumental), 33 teachers. Contact: 920-868-3763, mainoffice@birchcreek.org.

  S    Lawrence Academy of Music Band Camp, Appleton. Perform in a band and much more that this residential camp for middle and high school wind and percussion players. Elective tracks include performance or future music educator classes, jazz ensemble, composition, guitar, gamelan, and percussion. Tuition with housing $599. 7/16-22. Contact: 920-832-6632, acad_ music@lawrence.edu.

  S    Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake. For the last 50 years, the Shell Lake Arts Center has been providing the best summer camps and workshops in music, theatre and visual arts. Students completing grades 6-12 have the opportunity to learn from and work with world-recognized master teachers and professional artists in a positive and supportive environment. Tuition with housing $595. Sessions run mid-June through mid-August. Contact: 715-468-2414, info@shelllakeartscenter.org.
www.shelllakeartscenter.org

Wyoming
  S    Yellowstone Summer Music Camp, Powell. This summer Northwest College will host the 26th Annual Yellowstone Summer Music Camp on the beautiful Northwest campus in Powell, Wyoming. This camp attracts over 100 students from six states who perform in bands, choirs, jazz bands, jazz choirs, and small ensembles during the week. Special interest classes include master classes in all instruments, music theory, computer composing, woodwind reed adjusting, conducting, harmonica, web design, fun & fitness, and many others. Evenings are filled with a variety of music recitals and recreational activities. Band students must have completed at least one year of middle school/junior high band. 6/19-24. Contact: craig.olson@nwc.edu or diana.gwynn@nwc.edu

Canada
  S    Le Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy, Saint Irénée, Quebec. A unique setting overlooking the St.Lawrence River, with 150 acres of grounds and the echo of the mountains to inspire you. For 39 years, visiting master musicians have been helping make Domaine Forget one of Canada’s leading summer music academies. Masterclasses, individual lessons, chamber music, lectures, special workshops and concerts. Brass & Percussion, Composition 6/4-17, Woodwinds, Piano 6/18-7/1, Voice & Vocal Ac­com­pani­ment, Guitar, Dance, Chamber Music 7/2-15, Collaborative Piano 7/16-29, Strings 7/16-8/12, Choir 8/13-20, Pop Singing & Production 8/13-20 Tuition with housing $710 CAD to $3,660 CAD. Contact: 418-452-8111, admission@domaineforget.com.
www.domaineforget.com

  S     Vancouver Symphony Or­ches­tral Institute at Whistler, Whistler, BC. The VSO Institute joins together the Grammy winning VSO with Whistler, one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. Students are mentored by a world class symphony orchestra and internationally acclaimed music director, Bramwell Tovey. Students participate in the Whistler Institute Orchestra, chamber music, individual/group coachings, masterclasses, and more. Ages 15-25. Tuition with housing $1,350 CAD (approx. $1,010 USD), tuition alone $675 CAD (approx. $505 USD). 6/25-7/4. 100 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 604-684-9100, info@vsoinstitute.ca.
www.vsoinstitute.ca

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Austria
  S    FLUTEinWIEN, Vienna, is a unique private masterclass for one or two flutists, personally tailored to your needs and wishes. The masterclass will last from three to six days (according to your needs), in which you will have extra long daily classes (1.5-2 hours) and additional 35-40 minutes dedicated for your technique and tone quality. In the break you will enjoy some home-roasted coffee and homemade cake. Your afternoons will be free, and you will be able to get to know beautiful Vienna, go listen to concerts, enjoy the local dishes, and visit museums, parks, and castles. The masterclass is offered all year. Simply come when you need it. Tuition upon request. Teacher Ory Schneor, principal flutist with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the Tongyeony Festival Orchestra and member of the Geneva Camerata. Contact: ory_s@ yahoo.com.

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 7/19-29, Session II 7/30-8/5. 100 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 011-420-723130004, info@chtm.cz.

Germany
  S    InterHarmony, Sulzbach-Rosen­berg, Bavaria, is a two-week long chamber music and orchestral camp that attracts students and faculty members from all over the world. All students will enjoy a life-changing opportunity to develop their musical abilities, grow artistically, network with fellow musicians, and perform in concert. Each session offers masterclasses on various instruments and numerous public concerts. Students will receive four one-hour private lessons, have access to ample practice facilities, and the possibility to perform in orchestra and chamber ensembles following intensive coaching. Weekly excursions will take participants to a variety of stunning destinations. Session 3 with Dr. Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez: 8/1-13. Tuition (double or triple room) $2,950, tuition (single room) $3,450. 30 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 212-426-5556, festival@interharmony.com

Hungary
  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. 7/14-20. 9 teachers. 615-646-0706, carolyn.treybig@gmail.com.

Italy
  A   Lucca International Festival and Academy, Lucca, Tuscany. Stu-dents 17 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 Muzarte@msn.com. 7/23-30. 20 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 917-861-4528, muzarte@msn.com.

Romania
  S     2017 Summer Music Aca­demy Sinaia, Sinaia. Master­classes, workshops, public concerts. The Academy offers young musicians of all levels, up to 30 (exceptions permitted) an instrumental training of highest standards with prestigious teachers. Tuition: 970 euro – covers hotel accommodation, 3 meals/day, airport transfer, all masterclasses, piano accompanist, public concerts, access to all activities. 7/13-25. Contact: office@jmEvents.ro.

Spain
  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 $2,480, housing not available. 7/17-28. Contact: summervalencia @berklee.edu.
www.berklee.edu/summer/programs/spain

  S    Camino Flute, Palencia, is an intensive six-day workshop for flutists which provides significant exposure to performance, technique, style, and musicianship skills. Participation in masterclasses and ensembles is organized according to individual skill levels. There will be special sessions on topics like recital preparation, technique, performance, and flute quartets, as well as evening concerts on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday by the faculty and attending students. The venues are Romanesque Churches dating from XI to the XII Century with beautiful acoustics and perfect settings. The $500 workshop cost includes tuition and a non-refundable $50 application fee (housing and meals are not included). 7/23-30. Director: Dr. Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez. Contact: 407-823-3696, caminoflute@noraleegarcia.com.

Switzerland
  A   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 7/21-30. Contact: galwayfestival@gmail.com.

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