2018 Directory of Summer Camps



    This is the 72nd 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. ©2018 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media –  http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2018-Camp-Directory/

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

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Arizona Minnesota South Dakota
California Missouri Tennessee
Colorado Nebraska Texas
Connecticut New Hampshire Vermont
Florida New Jersey Virginia
Georgia New Mexico Washington
Illinois New York West Virginia
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Multi-State Camps
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: 7/8-11
Normal, Illinois: 6/17-20
Marion, Indiana: 6/24-27
Midland, Michigan: 7/8-11
St. Louis, Missouri: 6/24-27
Greensboro, North Carolina: 6/11-14
Dayton, Ohio: 6/11-14, 7/15-18
Granville, Ohio: 6/17-20
North Canton, Ohio: 7/8-11
Greensburg, Pennsylvania: 7/22-25
Chattanooga, Tennessee: 7/15-18
Arlington, Texas: 6/18-21
San Antonio, Texas: 6/24-27
Whitewater, Wisconsin: 7/22-25

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 masterclasses, 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. Contact: [email protected]
San Antonio, Texas: 6/18-22
Dallas/Richardson, Texas: 6/18-23
Houston/Memorial, Texas: 6/25-29
Brownsville, Texas: 6/27-29
Austin, Texas: 7/9-13
Boston, Massachusetts: 7/16-20
Dallas/Coppell, Texas: 7/16-20
Houston/The Woodlands, Texas: 7/16-20
Bay Area/Walnut Creek, California: 7/23-27

George N. Parks Drum Major Academy
offers exceptional summer workshops for drum majors, aspiring drum majors, and band members who wish to improve their leadership skills and be a stronger asset to their band programs. Tuition with housing $525-$555 depending on location. Contact: 781-874-9728, [email protected]

Fayetteville, Arkansas: 6/18-22
Greeley, Colorado: 6/24-28
Riverside, California: 7/19-23
DeLand, Florida: 6/11-15
Naperville, Illinois: 6/28-7/2
Richmond, Kentucky: 6/8-12
Amherst, Massachusetts: 7/28-8/1
Charlotte, North Carolina: 7/18-22
Delaware, Ohio: 7/13-17
Denton, Texas: 7/5-9

Vivace Summer Music Work­shops. A variety of programs for the high school musician; 4-hour and 2-day leadership seminars with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and 4 day Symposium style workshops with tracks for guard, percussion, brass, woodwind, drum majors, and directors. In Pennsylvania, Colorado, Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Utah. Tuition with housing $545 (4-day), $300 (2-day). Tuition alone $350 (4-day), $265 (2-day), $65 (1-day). 7/8-11; 7/23-26; 7/7-8; 7/21-22; 7/2, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18. 95-500 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]

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  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. 6/17-30, 7/1-7. 160 students, 53 teachers per session. Contact: 928-523-2323, [email protected]

  S    Arrowbear Music Camp, Arrow-bear. 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 $300-$1,250. 6/16-8/18. 50-120 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 909-867-2782, [email protected]

  S    Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego. 30th year! The week is open to band students grades 7-12, with 2 years of public-private school and/or private lessons. Location: Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr. High ration of coaches to students a plus. Tuition:$300. 7/23-27. Contact: 619-222-3065, [email protected]

  S    The Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp, Stockton. The 16th 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. 6/17-23. 110 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 $810-$1,805. 6/18-8/4. 140 students, 30 teachers. Contact: Emily Brockman (camp registration manager), 510-527-7500, [email protected]

  S    Hidden Valley Music, Carmel Valley, is in its 56th year of offering learning opportunities for extraordinarily talented musicians. Master classes are immersive intensives led by musicians from top performing and teaching institutions. Participants enjoy valuable opportunities for learning and advancement as well as creating relationships within the musical community that can last a lifetime. It’s a testament to our exceptional teaching faculty and the caliber of students that many Hidden Valley master class participants have gone on to hold important positions in major orchestras and universities around the world. Flute with Keith Underwood 6/1-6. Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class 5/25-30. Aly Ryerson and Keith Underwood Jazz and Classical Flute Intensive 5/30-6/1. Elaine Douvas Oboe Master Class 6/8-14. Robert Walters English Horn Master Class 6/22-28. Judith LeClair Bassoon Master Class 6/20-27. Emil Khudyev Clarinet Master Class 7/1-6. Mark Kosower Cello Master Class 8/12-17. Tuition with housing $1,150 except for Aly Ryerson and Keith Underwood Jazz and Classical Flute Intensive, which is $750. 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. 6/10-8/5. 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. 7/6-14. 45-50 students. Contact: 408-784-3355, [email protected] mail.com.

  S    Pacific Crest Drum Major Camp, Oceanside and Moreno Valley, brings together experts in music education and leadership to prepare you for your role as a high school drum major. You’ll also experience a few days in the life of the Pacific Crest, rehearsing with and even conducting the corps! Open to current and prospective Drum Majors. Tuition $249-$349 Oceanside, $199-249 Moreno Valley. 6/15-16 Moreno Valley, 6/27-29 Oceanside. 50-80 students, 7 teachers. Contact: 909-287-1310, [email protected]

  S    Pacific Music Camp, Stockton. Now in its 73rd year, Pacific Music Camp offers a wide variety of ensembles, electives, and social activities for junior and senior high school musicians through five camps: Pacific Music Business Camp, Junior Band & Orchestra Camp, Senior Band, Orchestra, Choir Camp, Senior Piano Camp, and Pacific Music Theatre Camp. Tuition with housing $790-985, tuition alone $690-885. 7/8-14 and 7/15-21. 120-175 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

  S    Summer Programs at SFCM, San Francisco. Contact 415-503-6254, [email protected]
Composition Workshop. Young artists study and write composition for small forces through the lens of the 21st century through daily classes in harmony, orchestration and compositional techniques. Guest artists perform students' works in recital. Admission by interview and submission of at least one previously composed work. Tuition $2,475. 6/18-7/13. 15 students, 1 teacher.
Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes. The Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes program explores the Topsy-Turvy world of rollicking pirates, damsels in distress, and modern major generals! Lamplighters Music Theatre artistic staff directs daily classes in singing, acting, and stage movement. The program culminates in a fully staged and costumed performance. Admission by audition. Tuition $885. 6/11-23. 38 students, 9 teachers.

  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. Intermediate: 7/8-15, Senior High: 7/15-22. 80-110 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 626-260-4016, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 6/18-8/12. Contact: 805-969-4726, [email protected]

  S     A    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, 7/9-13; Jazz Camp Week 1, 7/15-20; Jazz Camp Week 2, 7/22-27; 2-week Jazz Comprehensive, 7/15-27; Jazz Institute, 7/29-8/3; 2-week Advanced Institute, 7/22-8/3. Contact: 650-736-0324.

  S     A    Whole Music Camp, Norden, offers traditional string classes to adults and kids in a blend of technical instruction, ear training, and jam sessions. Our family-style program offers full, private mountain access during its session and includes core string classes, general music jams, elective classes, dances and festive evening gatherings. Tuition with housing $950. 7/16-21. 100 attendees, 12 teachers. Con­tact: [email protected].

     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] gmail.com.

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  S    Lamont School of Music Summer Academy, Denver, is for instrumentalists, singers, pianists, and composers ages 14 through 18 (with some age exceptions). Equipping pre-college musicians for success in the 21st century, the University of Denver Lamont School of Music Summer Academy provides a 2-week intensive music experience in state-of-the-art facilities with outstanding artist faculty. Curriculum includes private lessons, masterclasses, chamber music, choir, orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz combo, music theater, experimental and steel drum ensembles, recitals, music technology, conducting, theory, collaborative piano, Alexander technique, diction for singers, special topic seminars including music business, concerto/aria competition, recreational activities, and more. Students accepted by recorded audition only. Tuition with housing $2,055, tuition alone $1,555. 6/17-7/1. 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 $2,150. 6/5-17. 60 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

  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 $2,150. 7/17-29. 60 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

  S    University of Colorado Summer Academy, Boulder, offers camps for Band, Strings, Piano, Choir, and Jazz. Grades 6-12 have the opportunity to work with CU faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Students will hone their musicianship skills through large ensembles, chamber group collaboration, pertinent music electives, and instrument-specific sectionals. Tuition with housing $625-$750, tuition alone $390-$520. 6/17-22, 6/24-29, 7/8-13. 60-240 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 303-492-6584, [email protected]

  S     A    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 $3,600. 6/19-7/15. 70 participants. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected] 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] (2017 data)

  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). 7/8-14. 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). 6/19-7/15. Adult Piano Seminar (age 18+), Session 1: 5/26-30, Session 2: 5/30-6/3. Chamber in the Rockies (age 18+), 8/8-12. 20-65 participants, 5 teachers. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]

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  S    Laurel Music Camp, Winsted. Week-long music camp held at Camp Workcoeman in Winsted, CT. Performance opportunities in Concert Band, Orchestra, Choir and Jazz Band. Tremendous musical growth without the pressure (or price) of a high-powered music camp – recreation includes swimming, boating, sports, and more. Tuition $415. 6/24-30. 160-180 students,
60 teachers. Contact: [email protected]
musiccamp.com, 860-469-2048.

  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] (2017 data)

  S     A    Hartt Suzuki Institute, West Hartford. The 2018 Hartt Suzuki Institute will be offering student and teacher classes for flute, August 5-10. Students, ages 4-18, must be studying with a Suzuki-trained teacher and be in Book 1 or beyond. Students receive between 4-5 hours of masterclasses, group classes, and enrichment courses daily, with the week culminating in several final concerts. Teacher training for Suzuki Flute Unit 2 will be offered for teachers who qualify. All activities are held at the University of Hartford. Tuition: students $475-$575 depending on level; teacher course $450 with graduate credit option for $550. 8/5-10. 15 teachers. Contact: 860-768-4451, [email protected]

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  S    Florida State University Summer Music Camps, Tallahassee, offers 13 camps designed for musicians in grades 5-12. Camps for all ability levels are offered for woodwind, brass, percussion, voice, piano, strings, guitar, marching band, and jazz. In addition, two camps for advanced students are offered by audition only: the Piano Institute and the Honors Chamber Winds Ensemble. 6/10-7/13. Contact: 850-644-9934, [email protected]

  S    Gatorland Band and Instrumental Music Camps, Gainesville, are designed to offer student musicians the ability to experience the beautiful University of Florida campus, live and learn in our facilities, and get to know the wind and percussion faculty while participating in exciting music learning experiences. All campers are under constant supervision by DCF-certified camp counselors who are also licensed educators. Contact: 352-273-3146, [email protected].
    Instrumental Music Camp gives students the opportunity to study with UF Studio Faculty and Alumni on individual instrument-specific masterclasses, literature, solo and ensemble and All-State audition music. Tuition with housing $315, tuition alone $240. 6/23-25.
    UF Total Musician Band Camp provides an excellent opportunity for musicians with a minimum of one year of study on their chosen instrument to improve their individual performance skills while participating in full-band rehearsals, masterclasses, sectionals, chamber winds, music electives and optional private lessons—all under the guidance of the professional faculty, staff, and distinguished alumni of the University of Florida. Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $385. 6/25-30.

  S    Smith Walbridge Clinics, Fort Meyers, has offered specialized training in marching band activities since 1952. Florida location clinics: Drum Major and Section Leader. Outstanding training in conducting, marching, leadership, teaching with nationally renown staff. Spirit, camaraderie cannot be matched! Held on the beautiful campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in conjunction with the Bower School of Music. Tuition with housing: $495. Tuition alone: $395. 6/24-28. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]

  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. 6/8-10. 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: 6/11-15, Session 2: 6/18-22. Tuition $375, housing (optional) $200. Contact: 407-823-3696, [email protected]

  S     A    Horncamps!, Daytona Beach. A French horn workshop for students and performers of all ages. Study and perform in beautiful Daytona Beach, Florida with our illustrious artists. Classes accommodate players of all ages. Tuition with housing $890, tuition alone $650. 6/17-23. Contact: 386-767-4234, [email protected]

  S     A    Marina Piccinini International Summer Masterclasses, Miami, offers an intensive week of artistic inspiration and development in a supportive and collaborative setting which includes masterclasses, workshops, lectures, concerts and exhibits. MPIMC is open to flutists of all ages at different stages of their career, from active professionals, college students, advanced high school to adult amateurs. Three distinct areas of focus are offered: Master Performers Division with Marina Piccinini, assisted by collaborative pianists Colette Valentine and Araceli Chacon; Young Performers Division with Dr. Kristin Bacchiocchi Stewart and Brook Ferguson; Auditors Division. Supplementing the above courses, we invite all participants and auditors to experience a variety of other classes and events: Control Your Breath Classes, Lunchtime Lecture Series, Flute Circuit Training, Flute Choir, exhibits by the world’s leading flute makers, concerts, and much more! Tuition with housing $1,470 (double), $1,750 (single). Tuition alone $1,150. 6/18-24. 40 participants plus unlimited auditors, 9 teachers. Contact: 410-868-3001, [email protected]

  S    ATHENA Music and Leadership Camp, Atlanta, is an all girls band and orchestra camp that offers ​middle and high school-aged musicians a five-day, intensive, music study while emphasizing leadership and team-building skills. Our faculty consists of professional women who teach band, orchestra, and private lessons at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. Tuition with housing $565. 6/10-14. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected]

  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. 6/3-7. 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. 6/3-7. 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. 6/10-14. 600 students, 100 teachers. For all camps contact: 706-542-2061, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 6/18-22. 25 participants, unlimited auditors, 4 teachers. Contact: 706-372-7562, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 7/2-8. 35-50 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 770-516-1528, [email protected]

  A    Athena Directors Clinic, Atlanta, is held in conjunction with the Athena Music and Leadership Camp. Exclusively for women in music education at all levels. Also open to college music education majors. Presented by successful women in music education. Nominal tuition includes sessions and lunch. Empowering Women Through Music. 6/13. Tuition $10 for directors, $5 for college students. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected]

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  S    Chicago Chamber Music Workshop, Chicago, is an exceptional, comprehensive music camp for serious music students in grades 7-12. Students take part in chamber music study and performances, inspirational masterclasses, and electives, including private lessons with outstanding faculty. Students stay in dormitories of Lake Forest College with one roommate. 7/9-21. 48 students, 16 teachers. Contact: Jeremy Krifka at 847-926-9898, [email protected] 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. 7/23-28. Tuition $610, housing $480. 20 students, 6 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or [email protected]

  S    Illinois Summer Youth Music, Urbana, is a comprehensive program of music instruction for musicians in grades 6-12 held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Programs are designed to challenge musicians of varying degrees in musical skills and development including senior and junior high large ensembles, pre-college, contemporary music and piano. Tuition with housing $650-699. Tuition alone $430-$475. 6/17-7/21. 300 students, 150 teachers. Contact 217-244-3404, [email protected]
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, 7/8-13; Duo Master Classes for Piano, 7/23-28; Guitar Workshop, 6/24-29; Peak Performance Horn Symposium, 6/23-25; Oboe Workshop, 6/29-7/1; Percussion Symposium, 7/30-8/4; Trombone Master Classes, 7/1-6; Violin Institute, 7/1-6. Contact: 847-491-3141, [email protected]

  S    Western Illinois University Summer Music Institute, Macomb. Rocky’s Youth Music Day Camp, 6/11-15; Youth Steel Band Day Camp, 6/11-15. Junior High Choir Camp, 6/17-22; Senior High Choir Camp, 6/17-22; String Quartet Camp, 6/17-22; Jazz Combo Camp, 6/17-22; Junior High Band Camp, 6/24-29; Senior High Band Camp, 6/24-29; Marching Band Leadership Camp, 6/24-29. 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. 6/17-24. 40 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 630-752-5098, [email protected]

  S     A    Smith Walbridge Clinics, Charleston. Specialized training in marching band-related activities for students in high school through college since 1949! Clinics: Drum Major, Marching Band, Drumline & Front Ensemble, Leadership, Flag & Rifle, Mace & Signal, Baton, and Student Conductor. Held on the campus of Eastern Illinois University, taught at various levels, according to experience, beginner-advanced. Tuition with housing $260-$550 depending on session, tuition alone $200-$430 depending on session. Dates in July, 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). Separate clinics, for high school and college directors, college music majors. Can take both clinics. Directors Clinic: comprehensive, nationally famous clinicians engage in wide variety of topics, designed to expand knowledge, skills for band directors, music majors. Drill Design Clinic: hands-on experience in designing drill, beginning/advanced levels. Location: Eastern Illinois University. Tuition with housing $380 Directors Workshop; $290 Drill Design. Tuition alone $270 Directors Workshop; $220 Drill Design. Dates in July, depending on session. 50 participants, 10 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]

  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. 6/17-7/29. 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] (2017 data)

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  S    Broadway Boot Camp, Anderson. Whether you dream of being on Broadway or just love to perform, Broadway Boot Camp will help you find success on stage! For high school and college students, this camp focuses on musical theatre skills with one-on-one feedback in acting, dance, scene study, stage movement, and singing. Tuition with housing $795. 6/17-23. Contact: 765-641-4454, [email protected]

  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. 7/22-289. 50-60 participants, 12 teachers. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]

  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. 6/17-23. 225 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 812-855-1372, [email protected]


  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. 7/1-29. 30 teachers. Contact: 612-879-9555, [email protected] summermusic.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. 7/8-14. Con­tact: 765-641-4088, [email protected]

  S    So, you want to teach music! Music Education Camp, An­derson.

Allows high school students to experience what it is like to be a music educator. Students explore music education & leadership with lessons in conducting, aural skills, marching band, musical theatre, & student leadership. This interactive, hands-on camp is unlike any other and features internationally recognized teaching staff. Tuition with housing $395. 6/17-20. Con­tact: 765-641-4452, [email protected]

  S    String Camp at Anderson Uni­versity, An­derson.

Open to qualified high school string students (violin, viola, cello, and bass), this unique camp experience provides students the opportunity to learn and perform along world-class instructors, including members of the Pittsburgh Symphony and Indi­anapolis Symphony. The daily schedule includes chamber music rehearsals/
coaching, master-classes, orchestra rehearsals and much more. Tuition with housing $695. 6/4-8. Con­tact: 765-641-3807, [email protected]

  A    Jacobs School of Music Chamber Seminar, Bloomington. An Adult Chamber Music Seminar at the Jacobs School of Music for strings and piano. Both pre-formed ensembles and individual players are welcome to apply. This seminar consists of rehearsals, concerts, and performances. Participants receive expert coaching with faculty from the JSOM, the Atlanta Opera, and New England Conservatory. Tuition with housing $950 ($800 for pre-formed groups). Tuition alone $750 ($600 for pre-formed groups). 6/6-10. 32 attendees, 7 teachers. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]

  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.” 6/25-30; Leadership Week­end 7/23-24. Contact: 317-636-2263, [email protected]

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  S    Band Camp XXII 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. 7/15-21. 55 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 319-352-8296, [email protected]

  S    Iowa Summer Music Camps, Iowa City. The Iowa Summer Music Camps, held in the beautiful Voxman Music Building on the University of Iowa campus, are open to all school musicians who have completed the seventh grade and above.This summer we are pleased to offer week-long sessions in Jazz, Percussion, Piano, and Clarinet. Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $285. 6/10-15 Jazz and Percussion Immersion, 6/17-22 Clarinet and Piano. Contact: 319-335-1635, [email protected]

  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. 6/10-14. 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. 7/8-11. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]

  S    University of Kansas Midwestern Music Camp, Lawrence.

Since 1936, the Midwestern Music Camp has brought young musicians to the University of Kansas to study and play with our outstanding faculty and world-renowned guest musicians. Students from across the United States and other nations have come together each summer to learn and perform together on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. To date more than 65,000 young musicians have been a part of this tradition. Many of them are now performing in major symphony orchestras, service bands, and choirs, while others teach at great schools and universities around the world. Join us this summer on the campus of the University of Kansas and discover and develop your musical talents! Camps include Middle School Band & Orchestra June 10-14 (grades 6-9) and the High School Band & Orchestra June 17-22 (grades 9-12). Pricing and online registration will be posted on our website on March 1 (music.ku.edu/mmc). Contact: 785-864-3367, [email protected]


  S    Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops, Louisville. Our workshops have earned a reputation for producing the best intensive programs for learning jazz improvisation. Each year we assemble the nation’s leading educators and performers dedicated to providing an intensive learning experience for musicians of all ages and ability levels. are open to students of all ages and abilities. Theory classes, ear training, combo performance, masterclasses, and jam sessions allow students the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential. Beginner improvisers and seasoned pros will leave with tons of new and exciting ideas about how to improve their playing. 6/30-7/13. 300+ students, 50 teachers. Contact: 812-944-8141, [email protected]

  S    Camp Encore/Coda, Sweden. 2018 is the 69th 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 $4,700, $5,100, $8,200 all-inclusive. 1st session: 6/27-7/22, 2nd session: 7/22-8/12, full session: 6/27-8/12. 120 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 617-325-1541, [email protected]

  S    Maine Summer Youth Music Camp, Orono. Campers participate in either symphonic band, concert band, chorus, or strings ensemble. Additional ensembles include jazz band, combo, and musical theatre. Campers may also participate in jazz improvisation, small ensembles, chamber groups, music classes, masterclasses, piano, and guitar instruction. An off-campus recreational activity is planned for midweek of camp as well as other organized events, including concerts by faculty and students. Junior camp 7/10-15; senior camp 7/16-24. Contact: 207-581-4703, [email protected]

  S    New England Music Camp, Sidney. Enriching the lives of young musicians ages 11-18 for over 80 years. High-quality intensive music education blended 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 $4,700, 6-week session $8,200. First Session: 6/30-7/23, Second Session: 7/23-8/13, Full Season: 6/30-8/13. 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. 7/7-15. 85 participants, 17 teachers. Contact: 207-450-3871, [email protected]

  S     A    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-$3,700, with housing $3,500-$6,550. 6/23-8/4. 175 participants, 70 teachers. Contact: 207-373-1400, [email protected]

  S     A    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, 6/12-26; Maine Chamber Music Seminar, 6/10-24; Composers’ Workshop, 6/10-20; Ted Atkatz Percussion Seminars, 6/10-17; 21st Century Band Jazz Institute, 6/19-26. 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! 6/18 through 8/31; see website for individual weeks. 20-60 participants per week, 20 teachers. Contact: 207-733-2316, [email protected]

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  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 $1,950, with need- and merit-based scholarships available. 7/6-15. 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. 7/15-21. 5 teachers. Contact: 667-208-6640, [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 $1,950 (scholarships available). 7/6-15. 35 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected]

  S    Berklee College of Music Summer Programs, Boston. Berklee offers a variety of special sessions. Contact: 617-747-2245, [email protected]
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 $715 + $415 housing + $50 application fee. 6/15-16.
Berklee Groove School. Explore the possibilities in the world of rhythm. Whether you play bass, drums, or percussion, this program will enrich your repertoire with different methods for improvisation, rhythm, and performance skills. Through clinics, concerts, and personalized ensemble instruction, Berklee’s faculty and visiting artists will guide you through a variety of styles and take your musicianship to the next level. Tuition $732 + $460 housing + $50 application fee. 6/15-17.
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 $1,265 + $875 housing + $50 application fee. 8/13-17.
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 $1,265 + $875 housing + $50 application fee. 6/25-29.

  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. 6/21-24. 30 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 440-774-3658, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 6/28-7/9, 7/11-22, 7/24-8/4. 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]

  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. 6/25-29. 1 teacher. Contact: 508-255-4044, [email protected]

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  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 $1,325-$1,415 depending on major. Session 1 6/27-7/8, Session 2 7/11-22, Session 3 7/25-8/5, Session 4 8/8-19. 1,450 students per session, 300 teachers. Contact: 1-800-221-3796, [email protected]

  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 6/16-8/6. Contact: 800-681-5912, [email protected] interlochen.org.

  S    Seminar 2018, 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 $1,685, tuition alone $1,485. 7/8-21. 120 students, 60 teachers. Contact: [email protected] wmich.edu.

  S    University of Michigan – MPulse Summer Performing Arts In­sti­tutes, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan's MPulse Performing Arts Institutes inspire precollege students to achieve exciting new levels of excellence in music performance, musical theatre, theatre, and dance. Participants work with distinguished U-M faculty and alumni in 1-4 week sessions while experiencing campus life in Ann Arbor. Tuition $1,175-$4,300. 7/1-8/4. 200 students, 75 teach­ers. Con­tact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

  S     A    Aquinas College Summer Jazz Camp, Grand Rapids. Students entering eighth grade through college, adults, and music educators of all skill levels. Combos, big bands, faculty concerts, concerts featuring students with faculty, master classes, and electives: jazz theory & analysis, jazz composing & arranging, jazz styles, jazz keyboard accompaniment, and jazz styles & performance techniques (interpretation and improvisation). Tuition with housing $500, tuition alone $300. 6/17-22. 60 students, 10 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 $700 6/2-5. 15 performers. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Leone Buyse. Contact: [email protected] 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/$650, Conducting Track/$500. Session dates: 6/17-22. Contact: 734-936-2660, [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, [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 $400-$450 workshop fee, plus $30 nonrefundable application fee. Application deadline: 6/1. 6/21-23. 5 teachers. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

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  S    ATHENA Music and Leadership Camp, St. Cloud, is an all girls band and orchestra camp that offers ​middle and high school-aged musicians a five-day, intensive, music study while emphasizing leadership and team-building skills. Our faculty consists of professional women who teach band, orchestra, and private lessons at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. Tuition with housing $565. 7/22-26. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected] musicessentialsonline.com.

  S    Bemidji Music Camp, Bemidji, is for band, choir, and piano students who have completed 5th grade (with at least one year of band) through recently graduated seniors. We pride ourselves on being one of the oldest and most affordable camps in the country. Tuition with housing $310. Tuition alone $80. 7/15-21. 400 students, 70 teachers. Contact: 612-470-2267, [email protected]

  S    St. Olaf Summer Music Academy, Northfield. work with the incredible St. Olaf music faculty. Orchestra, Band and Choir ensembles as well as classes, lessons, and more. For high school students who have completed 8th through 12th grades. Tuition with housing $660+. 6/17-23. 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. 6/17-23. 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. 6/17-23. 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. 6/15-24. 40 students, 2 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  A    Athena Directors Clinic, St. Cloud, is held in conjunction with the Athena Music and Leadership Camp. Exclusively for women in music education at all levels. Also open to college music education majors. Presented by successful women in music education. Nominal tuition includes sessions and lunch. Empowering Women Through Music. 7/25. Tuition $10 for directors, $5 for college students. Contact: 678-910-0232, [email protected]

  S    Kansas City Saxophone Work­shop, Kansas City, gives high school students the opportunity to study with renowned saxophone performers and instructors. Whether you’re looking to make All-State band, prepare for college auditions, or are just trying to improve, this workshop is for you! Tuition with housing $620, tuition alone $420. 7/10-14. 24 students, 2 teachers. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  S    UMKC Double Reed Institute, Kansas City, provides students the opportunity to work with UMKC faculty, play chamber music, learn the craft of reed making, and perform. Double reed (oboe and bassoon) students will benefit from learning to play music in a variety of settings including masterclasses, lessons, and chamber music. Tuition with housing $470, tuition alone $270. 6/25-29. 20 students, 2 teachers. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  S    UMKC Jazz Camp, Kansas City, brings world-renowned performers and jazz educators to Kansas City to work with talented young instrumentalists ages 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. Tuition with housing $570, tuition alone $370. 6/24-28. 100 participants, 10 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  S    UMKC Percussion Workshop, Kansas City, provides students Grades 6-12 the opportunity to hone their technical skills and improve their musicianship by working with UMKC Percussion faculty and guest artists. Teachers will present master classes and conduct rehearsals in preparation for the finale concert to showcase the repertoire learned in the workshop. Tuition $150. 6/5-7. 25 participants, 7 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. 6/24-28. 50 participants, 8 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

  S     A    UMKC Composition Work­shop, Kansas City. Composers will broaden their horizons and hone their craft in this mix of classes and small group sessions with UMKC composition faculty. This exciting week-long experience helps young composers find their creative voices while improving their musical skills and joining the community of composers and new music lovers. Tuition with housing $820, tuition alone $520. 6/17-23. 30 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  S     A    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. 6/17-223. 30 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

  A    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 observers. Conducting spots are limited to 12 participants. Tuition with housing $490, tuition alone $370. 5/30-6/1. 12 conductors, unlimited auditors, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  A    Kansas City Conducting Sym­posium, 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. Tuition with housing $765, tuition alone $515. 6/17-22. 25 participants, 3 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected].

  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. 5/30-6/1. 12 conductors, unlimited auditors, 2 teachers. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

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  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. 3/14-17. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

  S    Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, Avoca. The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up. The June Camp (6/6-8) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. The July Camp (7/11-13) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced. Tuition $60-$150. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

  S    Sounds in the Summer Marching Clinic, Kearney. An intensive three-day camp for high school drum majors and color guard members. Tuition with housing $195, tuition alone $135. 7/11-13. 4 teachers. Contact: 308-865-8607, [email protected]

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New Hampshire
  S    University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School, Durham, offers an immersion experience in the study and performance of music. Junior Session: students who have completed grades 7 and 8. Senior Session: students who have completed grade 9-12. Students concentrate on their major instrument and choose electives to broaden their experience. Junior Session tuition with housing $725, tuition alone $475. Junior Session dates: 7/15-20. Senior Session tuition with housing $975, tuition alone $725. Senior Session dates: 7/21-29. 200-300 students, 20 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. 6/30-8/5. Contact: 415-648-4710, [email protected]

  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. 6/16-24. 8 teachers. 415-648-4710, [email protected]

New Jersey
  S    Mt. Tabor Summer Band Camp, Parsippany. A four week, 1⁄2 day (8am-12pm) band program offering small group lessons and large ensembles on all wind and percussion instruments. Guitar and bass lessons and ensembles are also offered. Jazz courses include jazz ensemble, improvisation, rhythm section, & drum set. Tuition: January-April $235, May-July $275. 7/2-27. 13 teachers. Contact: 201-452-6063, [email protected]

  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. 7/30-8/2. 45 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 973-339-7719, [email protected]

New Mexico
  S     A    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. 5/28-6/4. 12 college and young professionals and 4 high school students, and up to 100 auditors. Masterclass teachers Bart Feller, Susan Levitin, Lin­da Marianiello. Contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

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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. 8/12-18. 175 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 607-734-5766, [email protected]

  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. 6/24-7/7. 45 teachers. Contact: 315-267-2616, [email protected]

  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 $760. 7/1-7, 7/8-14, 7/15-21, 7/22-28. 80-130 students 23 teachers. Contact: 267-629-5333, [email protected]

  S    Decoda – Skidmore Chamber Music Institute, Saratoga Springs, enables young musicians to explore leadership and community service through the intensive study of chamber music. Under the guidance of Decoda artists, students will learn how to fully engage their audiences and communities through scripted interactive chamber music performances while improving their own performance and public speaking skills. Tuition with housing $2,726, tuition alone $1,900. 7/8-21. 40 students, 12 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, [email protected]

  S    Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Hamilton. Since 1976 for students ages 10-18. Located on scenic Colgate University campus. Two, three, and 4-week sessions. Bands, orchestras, choirs, chamber ensembles, jazz/rock ensembles & combos; all instruments, 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 $2,249-$4,498, tuition alone $1,099-$2,198. Session dates: 6/24-7/22. 150 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 866-777-7841, [email protected]

  S    Fredonia Summer Music Festival, Fredonia. The Fredonia Summer Music Festival offers week-long programs designed for young musicians, grades 6-12. Spend a week on our beautiful campus to work with Fredonia's artist faculty, refine your skills, improve your technique, and have fun with other musicians. Tuition with housing $825 (inlcudes all meals), tuition alone $560 (includes lunch and dinner). 6/24-30. Contact: 716-673-4628, [email protected]

  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 6/7-9/2. Tuition varies. 200 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 800-634-1703, [email protected]

  S    Ithaca College Summer Music Academy, Ithaca. The SMA High School Division (grades 10-12) provides a residential pre-college experience with offerings of music and non-music courses, taught by IC faculty and music educators from across the country. Our Intermediate Division (entering grades 7-9) offers a similar experience geared towards younger participants seeking a quality summer music experience. High School Division: tuition with housing $2,150 7/8-21; Intermediate Division tuition with housing $950, 7/22-28. Contact: 607-274-3366, [email protected]

  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. Junior sessions: 6/17-7/14; junior A: 6/17-30; junior B: 7/1-14; senior session: 7/17-8/12. 60-80 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 518-696-2771, [email protected]

  S    Skidmore Jazz Institute, Saratoga Springs, provides aspiring jazz musicians the opportunity to learn in an intimate and supportive environment. 2018 Faculty: Bruce Barth, Steve Davis, Michael Dease, Ingrid Jensen, Vic Juris, Dennis Mackrel, Dick Oatts, Jeb Patton, Jim Snidero, Dave Stryker, Ray Vega, Doug Weiss, Matt Wilson, and David Wong; Todd Coolman, Director. Tuition with housing $2,826, tuition alone $2,000. 6/23-7/7. 60 students, 18 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, [email protected]

  S    Summit Music Festival, Purchase, is the largest and most comprehensive event in New York, with participants from more than 20 countries. Students have the opportunity to work and learn from faculty and guest artists of the highest caliber, in this 3-week intensive program, that includes seminars, individual, chamber and orchestral study. 7/22-8/11. Contact: [email protected]

  S     A    Chautauqua Music Festival, For 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. Tuition with housing $4,235, tuition alone $2,405. 6/24-8/15. 82 students, 28 teachers. Contact: 716-357-6233, [email protected] (2017 data)

  S     A    [email protected], Rochester.
Contact: [email protected]

Adventure Music Camp. One-week, full-day camp at the Eastman School of Music for commuter students entering grades 5-8. Rehearsals (strings, winds, chorus), theory in motion, composition, improvisation, and a concert at week's end. No audition required. Students must have two years' experience on their instrument and play at NYSSMA level 2 or higher. Tuition $350. 7/30-8/3. 50 students, 10 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1400.
Music Horizons. This internationally acclaimed Classical Studies program is for academically inquisitive performers, conductors and composers currently in grades 9–12 who are seriously considering a career in music. Our highly individualized program emphasizes solo and chamber performance, and it offers a taste of college-conservatory life. Tuition with housing $3,679. Tuition alone $2,020. 7/8-28. 65 students, 32 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1404.
Summer Jazz Studies. This rigorous two-week program provides an intensive, performance-based experience for highly motivated students in grades 9–12 and is suited for those considering jazz studies at the collegiate level. Students work directly with the renowned Eastman School of Music jazz faculty in a program designed to enhance improvisational and ensemble skills. Tuition with housing $2,377. Tuition alone $1,350. 7/1-13. 40 students, 12 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1404.
[email protected] offers an individualized, world-class music education experience: residential music programs for high school students, week-long institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties for high school, collegiate, and adult students, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory. Tuition varies. 6/25-8/3. Telephone 585-274-1074.
[email protected]: Dalcroze Level 1 – The Introductory Credential. DSA Level 1 certification awarded upon completion. Tuition with housing $5,857 (3 credits), $1,842 (noncredit). Tuition alone $4,830 (3 credits), $815 (noncredit). 7/2-13. 12 attendees, 2 teachers. Phone 585-274-1074.
[email protected]: Encouraging En-semble: Integrating Theater into the Music Classroom. Creative ensemble-building ideas for K-12 teachers. Tuition with housing $537-$616. Tuition alone $300. 6/28-30. 25 attendees, 1 teacher. Telephone 585-274-1074.
[email protected]: Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Levels I and II. AOSA level certificates awarded upon completion. Tuition with housing $5,857 (3 credits), $1,867 (noncredit). Tuition alone $4,830 (3 credits), $840 (noncredit). 7/16-27. 20 attendees, 4 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.
[email protected]: Schubert to Sondheim: Pedagogy for the Male Voice. Techniques for male voices (classical/Broadway). Tuition with housing $2,084 (1 credit), $1,139 (noncredit). Tuition alone $1,610 (1 credit), $665 (noncredit). 7/16-20. 25 attendees, 3 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.

  S     A    Meadowmount School of Music, Westport, was founded in 1944 by master teacher Ivan Galamian. Premier training ground for violin, viola, cello, and piano students ages 8 to 30+ seeking professional careers in classical music. Solo, chamber music studies, private lessons, masterclasses, concert performance, guest artists, workshops. Alumni Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman. Tuition with housing $7,300, tuition alone $4,300. 6/23-8/11. 200+ students, 20 teachers. Contact: 518-962-2400, [email protected]

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North Carolina
  S    Cannon Music Camp, Boone, is a three-week music-filled retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains that offers intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory with daily ensemble rehearsals and music theory classes. Also included are weekly private lessons and masterclasses. 6/23-7/14. 200 students. Contact: 828-262-4091, [email protected]

  S    ECU Summer Band Camp, Greenville, is a week-long concert and jazz camp that includes large ensembles, sectionals, musicianship classes, and private lessons for approximately 380 middle and high school students. Afternoon/evening activities, such as use of student recreation center (with swimming pool), movie night, and dance with DJ are included. Tuition with housing $450, tuition alone $335. 6/17-22. 380 students, 55 teachers. Contact: 252-328-1251, [email protected]

  S    Eastern Music Festival, Greens-boro, is a five-week summer orchestra training program for musicians ages 14-23. 6/23-7/28. 200 students, 80 teachers. Contact: 877-833-6753, [email protected]

  S    UNCG Summer Music Camp, Greensboro. Two one-week camps on the campus of University of North Carolina at Greensboro drawing 2,040 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 $495, tuition alone $405. Week one: 7/8-13; Week two: 7/15-20. 950 students per week, 160 teachers. Contact: 800-999-2869, [email protected]

  S     A    Brevard Music Center, Sum­mer Institute and Festival, Brevard, provides a congenial community for exceptional young musicians. Over 420 students enroll each year. All students and an artist faculty live and work on the Music Center campus, in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. Brevard presents 80 public concerts throughout the festival including orchestra, chamber, and opera. Tuition with housing $6,950. 6/21-8/5. 420 students, 70 teachers. Contact: 828-862-2100, [email protected]

  S     A    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 in April. Sessions during 6/17-7/14. 7-40 students per session, 16 teachers. Contact: 336-770-3254, [email protected]

  A    Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville. For adult amateurs – small ensembles, private lessons, flute choir. Spouses and partners welcomed. Instructors: Lea Kibler, Deborah Heller. Tuition $550. 5/28-6/3. 12 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 828-650-6666, [email protected]

  A    Charlotte New Music Festival Composers Workshop, Charlotte, is a unique two-week event that allows a select group of about thirty student and emerging composers to work closely with world-class performers and distinguished faculty in the creation of new works for performance at the Charlotte New Music Festival. Participants will hone their craft, build their professional networks, listen to a lot of exciting new music, receive valuable and pragmatic career advice from musicians with a wide range of experiences. Tuition: $1,885 for the entire 2-week workshop. $980 for lodging (includes breakfast). 6/18-30. 30 participants. Contact: 704-951-5910, [email protected]

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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, Visual Art, and more! 2,000 grade 5-12 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 6/17-7/28. 250-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]

  A    Professional Development at the International Music Camp, Dun­seith. 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 6/17-7/28. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]

  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. 7/5-14. 100 students, 30 teachers. Contact information: 440-826-2365, [email protected]
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: 6/10-15 (Double Reed, Strings), Session 2: 6/17-22 (Brass, Recording, Vocal Arts), Session 3: 6/24-29 (Musical Theatre, Saxophone). 50 students, 30 teach­ers. Con­tact: 419-372-2188, [email protected]

  S    Cleveland Institute of Music. Contact: 216-791-5000, [email protected]
Young Composers Program is a weeklong program for composition students ages 14-19, who wish to immerse themselves in contemporary music. Students learn about new music while developing creative and professional skills. Included are private lessons, listening sessions and workshops on notating musical ideas. Student compositions will be presented at a final concert. Tuition $860. 6/10-16. 16 students, 3 teachers.
Summer Sonata is a weeklong piano program for ages 12-18. Audition is required. Daily activities include lessons, classes in theory and Eurhythmics, form/composition, improvisation and literature. Guest artists are Alvin Chow, piano professor at Oberlin Conservatory, Daniel Shapiro, piano faculty at CIM, and Tianshu Wang, piano professor at Capital University. Tuition $850. 6/24-30. 20 students, 10 teachers.

  S    Credo Music, Oberlin. For its 2018 programming Credo presents a 6-week fully-funded Quartet Fellowship (advanced players age 20-25) and a 2-4 week Credo Oberlin program (string players/pianists age 13-23). Daily coaching and mentoring with world-class faculty along with master classes, large ensembles, private lessons and career development talks. Tuition and housing: $2,600-$4,350. 2-week program 7/1-14, 3-week program 7/1-21, 4-week program 7/1-28. 100 students, 18 teachers. Contact 440-774-3658 or [email protected]

  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. 6/17-7/15. 200 participants, 75 teachers. Contact: 574-267-5973, [email protected] art.org.

  S    The Ohio State University Youth Summer Music Programs, Colum-bus. The Youth Summer Music Programs is a diverse series of 9 programs for musicians, grades 4 -2018 high school graduates. Day and resident programs (with a commuter option) cover a wide range of interests and instrument specialties; offering private lessons, group experiences, chamber ensembles, master classes, and more. Tuition with housing $475-$495, tuition alone $375-$395. Various sessions available from 6/3-7/14. 60 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 614-292-4280, [email protected]

  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. 6/7-16, 14 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 330-672-8658, [email protected]

  S    Summer Sonata, Cleveland, a one-week program for pianists ages 12-18, provides the ideal environment for young students to nourish and improve their musical and piano skills. This program for aspiring young pianists features multiple performance opportunities as well as group classes in theory, Eurhythmics, form and composition, improvisation, and piano literature. Also offered will be daily masterclasses, private lessons, and supervised practice sessions. 6/24-30. 20 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 216-791-5000, [email protected]

  S    Young Composers Program, Cleveland, 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. 6/10-16. 15 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 216-791-5000, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 7/1-6. 70 attendees, 14 teachers. Contact: 614-332-8689, [email protected]

  S     A    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, [email protected]

  A    The Ohio State University String Teacher Workshop, Columbus. The String Teacher Workshop is designed to refine pedagogy for string teachers of all levels. Daily labs on teaching secondary instrument skills, chamber music, conducting, classroom management, technology, and improvisation. A special curriculum for non-string players teaching strings is offered. Led by Dr. Robert Gillespie with renowned guest clinicians. Tuition $650-$750. 7/8-14. 80 attendees, 12 teachers. Contact: 614-292-2336, [email protected]

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  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 $439-$499 before 6/18, tuition alone $339-$399 before 6/18. 7/8-7/13. 21 teachers. Contact: 405-744-4420, [email protected]

  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. Registration deadline is June 1. Tuition with housing $275. 7/9-13. 250 students, 17 teachers. Contact: 580-745-2014, [email protected]

  S    2018 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. 6/4-8. Up to 24 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 918-445-0101, [email protected]

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  S    Summer Music Camps @ UO, Eugene. The Summer Music Camps @ UO (Concert Band & Strings Camp, Marching & Leadership Camp, Jazz Improvisation Camp) are dedicated to the developing high school musician. Come work with University of Oregon School of Music faculty, make life-long friends, and reach a higher level of musicianship! Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $395. 7/9-14, 7/16-21, 7/22-27. 90 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 541-236-2393, [email protected]

  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. First Session offers orchestra, band, jazz, choir, piano and guitar. Second Session features programs in dance, theatre, musical theatre, technical theatre, visual arts, digital photography, songwriting and creative writing. Tuition with housing $1,750. 6/24-7/6 and 7/8-20. 150 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 503-880-3817, [email protected]

  S    Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Music Program, Pittsburgh, hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music, provides a conservatory environment where prospective performers, composers, conductors, and teachers prepare for professional careers in music. Application deadline: 5/1. Session dates: 6/30-8/10.

  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. 7/8-13. 100 students 14 teachers. Contact: Cherie Van Zant, 717-867-6383, [email protected]

  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. 6/16-29, 7/14-27. 250-300 students, 50 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

  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. 6/24-30. 54 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 570-372-4309, [email protected]

  S    West Chester University High School Summer Music Institute, West Chester. We offer instrumental, piano, and vocal tracks as well as an honors track (audition required). Students participate in large and small ensembles, a solo recital (by audition), music theory classes, and audition/college-prep classes. Each student receives two 30-minute private lessons. The faculty consists primarily of WCU music professors. Tuition with housing $700, tuition alone $610. 7/9-14. 75 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 610-430-4177, [email protected].

  S    Young Artist Summer Program, Phila­delphia. Young artists 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 including Curtis faculty members, Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, and Curtis alumni with active solo and chamber music careers. 7/15-8/4. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

  S     A    Jeffrey Khaner Flute Festival, Phila­delphia, features interactive courses and masterclasses with Yamaha artists Jeffrey Khaner and Mimi Stillman. Students play several masterclasses during the week and receive individualized attention from Jeffrey Khaner. Auditing is optional, with participants taking part in all courses and attending all masterclasses. All flutists encouraged to apply. 6/25-30. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

  A    Pocono Flute Camp, East Stroudsburg. A flute camp designed for adult amateur flute players and flute hobbyists held in the heart of the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The week includes workshops, chamber music, and flute instruction in a non-competitive atmosphere. Held at East Stroudsburg University, the on-campus housing and meals allow for an affordable opportunity for everyone. Tuition with housing $615 ($600 for seniors), tuition alone $240 ($215 for seniors). 7/22-27. 32 students, 4 teachers. Contact: [email protected].

  A    Summertrios, Bryn Mawr. 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: ProAm Week 6/3-10; Ensemble Week 6/10-17; Intensive Week 6/17-24. 75 participants, 25 faculty. Contact: [email protected] trios.org.

  A    Vivace Director Workshop, West Chester. Sessions by national clinicians for band staff. Tuition with housing $480. Tuition alone $350. 7/23-26. 50 participants, 20 faculty. Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]

  A    West Chester University Wind Conducting Symposium, West Chester, The West Chester University Summer Wind Conducting Symposium is designed to provide musicians the opportunity to sharpen conducting skills, strengthen score study techniques, broaden knowledge of wind literature and refine rehearsal strategies. Students may participate in the symposium in one of two different levels. Conducting participants will conduct chamber ensembles during morning sessions and a full wind ensemble in the afternoon. Participation at this level will be limited to the first 14 applicants with paid deposits. Observers will be engaged in all of the day’s activities but will not conduct the ensembles. Tuition varies. 7/16-20. Contact: [email protected]

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Rhode Island
  S    Music Institute at Rhode Island College, Providence. Celebrating its tenth year in 2015, the Music Institute at Rhode Island College is a week-long intensive musical honors program run by RIC music faculty, and it is open to wind, percussion, and voice students entering ninth grade through graduating seniors. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $450. 7/9-15. 60 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 401-456-8205, [email protected] (2017 data)

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. 6/25-30. 360 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 843-882-7762, [email protected]

South Dakota

  S    University of South Dakota Summer Music Camp, Vermillion. The University of South Dakota Summer Music Camp is a six-day experience of learning and music-making open to students who have completed grades 5-12. Activities include vocal and instrumental ensembles, as well as a variety of other musical activities. Op­por­tun­ities for private lessons on a specific instrument are also available. Tuition with housing $460, tuition alone $285. 7/8-13. 200 students, 50 teachers. Con­tact: 605-677-5274, [email protected]

  A    USD Directors Institute, Vermillion, is an intensive program designed to expose music teachers to the best in current and standard literature, in addition to teaching methods and materials. The institute includes large ensemble reading sessions, masterclasses, and clinic sessions that focus on a wide variety of teaching subjects for music educators. Tuition with housing $175. 6/20-22. 150 students, 10 teachers. Con­tact: 605-677-5274, [email protected]

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  S    Summer Music Camp, Jefferson City. Week 1: senior band, junior band and beginner band; week 2: vocal arts camp, strings and piano camp. Grades 5-12. Carson-Newman is nationally acclaimed 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 (includes meals). 6/19-24, 7/16-21. 100-125 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 865-471-3496, [email protected]

  S     A    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 $4,655, tuition alone $3,075. 6/23-7/22. 200 students, 31 teachers. Contact: 931-598-1225, [email protected]

  S     A    Windswept Creative Motion Music Conference, Ft. Worth. Bring your artistry to life at this week-long intergenerational conference for teens, college and adult musicians. Have fun as you explore the connection between energy and music. Free the body for expression, energize your performance, and build your artistic intuition through classes in energy awareness, movement, improvisation, and master classes. Tuition $400 adults; $325 students (group discounts available). 7/15-20. Application deadline 5/1. 60 participants, 14 teachers. Contact: 314-649-0763, [email protected]

  A    Floot Fire Music Educators Workshop, Houston and Dallas. This event is open to all band directors, private teachers, and music education students. We welcome all who are curious about improving their teaching skills and working with flute students. Participants will learn how to address flute skills with their students whether they are beginners or more advanced students who need refinement. This is a hands on experience so please bring an instrument! Participants will also be introduced to concepts of Body Mapping and Alexander Technique to improve their own physical use and to share with their students. Benefits include: better breathing, fluid technique, less pain and fatigue, and an overall sense of freedom and ease. Houston: 7/9. Dallas: 7/13. Contact: [email protected]

  A    Round Top Festival Institute, Round Top, offers six weeks (no absences permitted) of intensive training for young talented musicians (age 18 and over) seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, chamber music, and solo repertoire are included in this concentrated six-week program. The Round Top Festival Institute owns its campus (over 200 acres), its venues (a 1,000-seat concert hall and a 160-seat chapel), its practice rooms, its accommodations, its food service and other amenities (swimming pool, jogging trails…). The whole project has been specifically envisioned and realized by renowned concert pianist James Dick, Founder and Artistic Director, to provide the best environment to implement the program. The Round Top Festival Institute offers to accepted young artists a full scholarship (worth $5,500) for tuition through The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $0. 6/3-7/15. 96 participants, 40 teachers. Contact: 979-249-3129, [email protected]

  S    Kinhaven Music School, Weston, offers a two-week junior session for students in grades 4-7, and a six-week senior session for students ages 13-18. Both offer classical musical experiences with an emphasis on chamber music in a supportive, noncompetitive environment. 6/22-8/5 senior, 8/11-26 junior. 90 senior students, 70 junior students; 20 teachers. Contact 973-378-5854, [email protected]

  S     A    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. One-week sessions open in April, June, July, and August or September. 4 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 802-434-4317, [email protected]

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  S    Summer Arts at Mason, Fairfax. Join us this summer at George Mason University for a variety of weekly programs, camps and workshops for ages 5 to 18 focused on both artistry and skill building in the areas of Music, Acting/Theater, Visual Art, Photo­gra­phy, and Film & Video. Make it a summer to remember! Weekly programs. Tuition varies. 200-300 students per week, 25 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

  S     A    National Jazz Workshop at George Mason University or Shenandoah University, Fairfax or Winchester. Celebrating ten years of music education the National Jazz Workshop offers comprehensive jazz curriculum for rising 9th graders and older. NJW provides participants with the resources and direction to further develop and expand individual skills during, after the camp, and throughout the year. Participants’ ages have ranged from 13-75. At George Mason: Tuition $450; 6/24-29; 75 students; 20 teachers. At Shenandoah: Tuition with housing $695 under 18 double room, $775 adult single room; 7/15-20; 100 students; 20 teachers; up to 3 college credits offered. Contact: [email protected]

  A    Orff and Kodaly Teacher Training, Fairfax. We offer high quality Orff Schulwerk and Kodaly Music Teacher Training, including a two-week Level Course session and a one-week Supplemental Course session. Tuition varies. 7/9-13, 7/16-27. 100 attendees, 15 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9989, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 7/2-8/10. 200 students,
60 teachers. Contact: 206-726-5148, [email protected]

  S    Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham, founded in 1943, is the largest and most comprehensive summer orchestra training program in the Pacific Northwest. Every summer over 200 musicians ages 14-25 come from over 30 states and several countries to study with our internationally acclaimed faculty at the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham. During this intense two-week program students are immersed in orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, masterclasses, and repertoire building professional performance opportunities. 7/22-8/5. 170 students, 26 teachers. Contact: marrow [email protected]

  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. 6/27-7/1. Contact: [email protected]

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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 desire to be leaders in their music programs. 50-100 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 304-293-4389, [email protected] (2017 data)

  S    Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor (Door County), offers two-week resident instrumental summer sessions for advanced music students ages 13-19. With student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1 and performance-based curriculum, students are closely mentored by faculty and perform with faculty in eight to ten public concerts during their stay. Sessions offered in Percussion/Steel Band, 6/17-30; Symphony, 7/1-14; and Big Band Jazz, 7/15-28 and 7/29-8/11. 30 students (vocal), 64 students (instrumental), 33 teachers. Contact: 920-868-3763, [email protected]

  S    Lakeland University Music Camp, Sheboygan. A full-week music camp for middle and high school students in Band, Choir, Orchestra, or Piano. In addition to large ensembles, campers experience daily theory lessons, daily sectionals with master teachers, Camp Band and Camp Choir, and many electives such as Show Choir, Jazz Band, Dance, Yoga, and many more! Tuition with housing $475. Tuition alone $375. 7/22-28. Contact: 920-565-1000, [email protected]

  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. Sessions run mid-June through mid-August. Contact: 715-468-2414, [email protected]

  S    UW-Green Bay Music Camps, Green Bay. Middle School Band, Choir, Orchestra, Piano Camps for grades 6-9. High School Band, Choir, Orchestra, Piano Camps for grades 9-12. Rock Academy Camp for grades 8-12. UWGB faculty and community instructors lead campers for an intensive music performance and classroom experience. Tuition with housing $589. Tuition alone $360. One-week camps between 7/8-26. Contact: 920-465-2775, [email protected]

  A    Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz Band Director Symposium, Waukesha. Led by Ron Carter. Jazz teaching and performance techniques. Tuition with housing $400. Tuition alone $250. 7/12-15. 50 attendees, 5 teachers. Contact: 262-524-7185, [email protected]

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  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. 6/17-22. Contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

  S    Le Domaine Forget Charlevoix International Music and Dance Academy, Saint Irénée, Québec. A unique setting overlooking the St.Lawrence River, with 150 acres of grounds and the echo of the mountains to inspire you. For 40 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 6/10-17; Composition 6/10-23; Woodwinds, Chamber Music 6/17-30; Solo Piano, Voice & Vocal Ac­com­pani­ment, Guitar, Dance, 7/1-14; Strings 7/15-8/11; Collaborative Piano 7/29-8/11; Conducting 8/5-19; String Ensemble 8/11-19; Choir 8/12-19. Tuition with housing $845 CAD to $3,765 CAD. Contact: 418-452-8111, [email protected]

  S     A    Pender Island Flute Retreat, Pender Island, BC, presents a unique opportunity for professional and advanced University flutists (18 and over) to reach new heights in performance and teaching through the integration of musical and personal development. The combination of an encouraging, compassionate, non-competitive environment, brilliant teaching and a beautiful ocean front setting creates the opportunity to experience the mystery and magic of music on a profound level.
The Pender Island Flute Retreat is designed to address not only how we teach our students but also how we teach ourselves. We have a wonderful opportunity at PIFR to learn from one of the great pedagogues of our time, William Bennett (Wibb). Lorna Mcghee will work in tandem with her Alexander Technique teacher, Dr. Gabriella Minnes-Brandes in Masterclasses to help participants unlock more of their expressive potential. Tuition with housing $1,250-$1,450 US (includes food). Tuition alone $800-$1,000. 6/24-7/1. 22 attendees, 5 teachers. Contact: 403-993-3402, [email protected]

  S     A    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. 6/24-7/3. 100 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 604-684-9100, [email protected]

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  S     A    Musical Armenia Program, Yerevan. AGBU Musical Armenia Program is a 3 week program invites musicians 15+ of all backgrounds to explore Armenia’s musical traditions from folk to contemporary, liturgical to jazz, classical to blues. Masterclasses, one-on-one lessons and lectures with the best Armenian musicians and musicologists, cultural activities and concerts, and excursions. Tuition with housing $1,500. Tuition alone: $1,000. 7/9-29. Contact: [email protected]

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 $369/7 days, $499/11 days, $799/18 days. Session I 7/18-28, Session II 7/29-8/4. 100 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 949-264-0354, [email protected]

  S     A    Alion Baltic International Music Festival, Tallinn. is a 4-week international music festival for college students and young professionals (grades 3-12). Open to pianists, instrumentalists, composers, and vocalists. Festival offers lessons/masterclasses with world-renowned musicians: violinist Ivry Gitlis, pianist Dmitri Bashkirov, Metro­politan Opera Soprano Olga Makarina, and others, chamber music, orchestra program, concert performances, sightseeing trips. Tuition with housing $1,100-$3,800. Tuition alone: $850-$2,800. 7/10-8/7. 150-200 students, 51 teachers. Contact: 917-515-9362, [email protected]

  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 [email protected] 7/15-28. 20 participants, 15 teachers. Contact: 917-861-4528, [email protected]

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  S     A    2018 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. 7/12-24. Contact: [email protected]

  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. 7/16-27. Contact: summervalencia @berklee.edu.

  A    Barcelona Flute Symposium, Bar­celona. Six-day flute symposium with Dr. Tia Roper. Master classes and performance experiences with local Spanish players including the famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Three days in charming Catalan farm house and three days in Barcelona. Visits to flute traverso maker and other musical sites of interest in Barcelona. Tuition with housing €2,480 (early bird €2,295). 9/17-22. Contact: 347-512-3918, [email protected].

  S     A    Galway Flute Festival, Weggis. Ten-day Festival offers warm-ups led by Sir James, masterclasses given by Sir James & Lady Galway, exhibitors, awards, Guest Artists’ workshops on orchestral excerpts, chamber music, jazz improvisation, piccolo, low flutes, contemporary techniques and more! Evenings are filled with concerts by the world’s leading flutists and an Opening Gala Concert with Sir James & Lady Galway. All classes are open to all students and music lovers to observe. Sir James’s Class: Applicants must send in 2 current (within 6 months) video recordings of contrasting works of standard flute repertoire with piano accompaniment (no piccolo repertoire). Lady Galway’s Class: Lady Galway’s class accepts students of all levels and ages, however it is recommended and helpful to have attained the equivalent of Grade 4/5 ABRSM to play some of the technical studies. Tuition with housing 815-1,120 Swiss francs (includes meals). Tuition alone 650-1,100 Swiss francs for active participants, 120-500 Swiss francs for visitor passes. 7/20-29. 100 active participants, unlimited visitor passes. Contact: [email protected]

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

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