2019 Directory of Summer Camps



    This is the 73rd 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. ©2019 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media –  http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2019-Camp-Directory/

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

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

 S   Floot Fire summer workshops are a life changing experience for students who love the flute! We offer a one of a kind opportunity for students to work with world class faculty and perform with like-minded students who are dedicated and driven to be the best that they can be. At Floot Fire we are passionate about the flute and making music. Our fun filled workshops include 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: 6/17-21
Dallas/Richardson, Texas: 6/17-22
Bay Area/Walnut Creek, California: 
Houston/Memorial, Texas: 6/24-28
Austin, Texas: 7/8-12
Dallas/Coppell, Texas: 7/8-12
Boston, Massachusetts: 7/15-19
Houston/The Woodlands, Texas: 7/15-19

 S  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 $535-$565 depending on location. Contact: 781-874-9728, [email protected]

Fayetteville, Arkansas: 6/17-21
Greeley, Colorado: 6/21-25
Riverside, California: 7/18-22
DeLand, Florida: 6/10-14
Naperville, Illinois: 6/27-7/1
Richmond, Kentucky: 6/7-11
Amherst, Massachusetts: 7/27-7/31
Charlotte, North Carolina: 7/17-21
Delaware, Ohio: 7/11-15
Denton, Texas: 7/5-9

 S    A   Athena Music and Leadership Camp (all girls band and orchestra camp) is the first to provide middle and high school-aged musicians a music camp experience while emphasizing leadership and team-building skills. All female faculty of professional musicians. En­sem­bles, master classes, theory, conducting, leadership workshops, guest performances, and recreational activities. Tuition varies with location. Atlanta, Georgia: 6/9-13, Boston, Massachusetts: 7/7-11, St. Cloud, Minnesota: 7/7-11. Contact: [email protected]

 S    A   The Athena Directors Clinic is a one-day conference held in conjunction with the Athena Music and Leadership Camp. The ADC gives women in music education the opportunity to connect with colleagues, share experiences, discuss issues, and explore strategies to help overcome challenges in music education. Connect with us! Middle school, high school, college/university directors, private teachers and college music education majors welcome. Clinics and lunch included in registration. $15 directors, $10 college students. Atlanta: 6/12, Boston: 7/10, St. Cloud: 7/10. Contact: [email protected]

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 S   Curry Summer Music Camp, Flagstaff. Middle and high school students experience college life and studies paired with fun games, activities, outings, and the mentorship of camp counselors and staff. All staff, faculty, and counselors are musicians providing a 24/7 music connection. Instructional emphasis is on instrumental and vocal instruction in ensembles and master classes. Senior Session: June 23-July 6 (entering grade 9 - 13 in fall 2019); Junior Session: June 16-22 (entering grade 7-9 in fall 2019). 120 students, 63 teachers per session. Contact: 928-523-2323, [email protected]

 S   Arrowbear Music Camp, Arrowbear. Since 1942, this camp has been offering residential sessions focusing on full orchestra, concert band, jazz improvisation, and choir. The schedule offers a mix of intensive musical training and old fashioned camp fun. Sessions are arranged according to age with an emphasis on age specific activities. Jazz Improv Session: 6/15-22, Choral Session: 6/23-29, 1st Intermediate Session: 6/30-7/13, Ad­vanced Session: 7/14-27, 2nd Intermediate Session: 7/28-8/10, Ele­men­ta­ry Session: 8/11-15. Contact: 909-867-2782, [email protected]

 S   Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego. 31st year! The week is open to band students grades 7-12, with two years of public-private school and/or private lessons. Location: Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr. High ratio of coaches to students a plus. Tuition: #300. 7/23-27. Contact: 619-222-3065, [email protected]

 S   Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony, Stockton. The Summer Jazz Colony is a one-week, intensive educational program in jazz performance for a very limited number of exceptionally talented students. They come from throughout the United States and beyond to study with Brubeck Institute faculty, guest artists and master teachers, in combo rehearsals, master classes, classes in jazz theory and advanced jazz improvisation, and seminars on the music of Dave Brubeck and other topics. 8/3-10. Contact: 209-946-3196.

 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. 6/17-8/3. Contact: 510-527-7500, [email protected]

 S   Hidden Valley Music, Carmel Valley, offers 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. Flute with Keith Underwood 6/7-14. Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class 6/7-14. Elaine Douvas Oboe Master Class 6/15-21. Robert Walters English Horn Master Class 6/2-7. Emil Khudyev Clarinet Master Class 7/22-27. Mark Kosower Cello Master Class 8/12-18. Tuition with housing $1,150. Contact: [email protected], 831-659-3115.

 S   Idyllwild Arts Summer Program, Idyllwild, provides intensive 2-week music workshops focusing on Band, Chamber Music, Choir, Jazz, 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. 6/9-8/4. Con­tact: 951-468-7265, [email protected]

 S   Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week program for serious students ages 12-18. Curriculum includes solo performance, private lessons, flute choirs, chamber music, electives, seminar classes on flute-related topics, guest artist events, and recreation. Teachers: Karen Johnson, Maquette Kuper, Alexa Still, Tomiko Tsai, Karen Van Dyke, Gary Woodward, Catherine Boyack, Adrian Sanborn. Tuition w/housing $1395. 7/5-13. [email protected]

 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] (2018 data)

 S   Pacific Music Camp, Stockton. Now in its 74th year, Pacific Music Camp offers a wide variety of ensembles, electives, and social activities for junior and Held at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, students can choose one-week sessions in concert band, orchestra, choir, jazz or music business. Tuition with housing $785-900, tuition alone $685-800. 7/7-20. 140 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

 S   Pacific Jazz Camp, Stockton. The 17th annual Pacific 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 $815-840, tuition alone $715-740. 6/16-22. 105 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

 S   Summer Programs at SFCM, San Francisco. Contact 415-503-6254, [email protected]
Composition Workshop. Young composers ages 13-19 study and write works for small forces 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 $2,500. 6/24-7/19. 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 $900. 6/17-29. 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: 7/7-14, Senior High: 7/14-21.

 S      Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, is for talented students who are planning a career in music. The eight-week summer program for string, wind, brass, and percussion students includes performance opportunities in solo and chamber recitals, orchestra concerts, and opera productions. 6/17-8/10. Contact: 805-969-4726, [email protected]

 S      Stanford Jazz Workshop, Stanford, offers one- and two-week jazz immersion opportunities for middle school, high school, and college students, as well as adults. Students study with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world, focusing on improv skills and combo performance. Programs are integrated with the Stanford Jazz Festival. Tuition depends on program and housing choices. Various middle- and high-school programs available from 7/8-8/2. Contact: 650-736-0324, [email protected]

 S      Flutes by the Sea Masterclass, Half Moon Bay, is a masterclass open to advanced high school, college, and adults. Tuition $500 performer, $95 auditor, Housing TBA. June 11-15. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Erika Boysen, Alice K. Dade, Viviana Guzman, Jose Valentino.

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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 $1,920-$2,130, tuition alone $1,450-$1,670. 6/20-7/3. Contact: [email protected]

 S   Rocky Ridge Summer Music Programs, Estes Park. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]
Junior Artist Seminar. 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 $2,500. 6/4-16.
Junior Music Program. 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 10-16. Tuition with housing $2,500. 7/16-28.
Jazz Program. This program offers one week of immersion in the performance, theory, and history of jazz. We welcome students of all levels, from those whose study of jazz is just beginning to experienced improvisers. Through individual instruction from our expert faculty, students explore improvisation within the jazz idiom and examine the solos of jazz legends. Performances in combos and small ensembles improve listening skills, teamwork, and musicality; performances in large ensembles tackle big-band tunes by greats such as Count Basie and Thad Jones. Students also have the option to study the theoretical side of jazz through big-band arranging and composition classes. Open to ages 13-17. Tuition with housing $1,150. 7/30-8/4.

 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. High school program 6/16-21, middle school program 6/23-28, summer jazz academy 7/7-12. Contact: [email protected]

 S      Rocky Ridge Music Center Young Artist Seminar, Estes Park. Open to students age 18-24, this program offers private lessons chamber ensembles, orchestra, concerto competition, performance classes, masterclasses, recitals, and panel discussions. Tuition with housing $4,025. 6/18-7/14. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected] rockyridge.org.

   Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Boulder. For all levels of alto and bass players ages 18-85. Participate in a low flutes choirs, duets, trio and quartets and informal sight-reading sessions. Coaching sessions with Chris Potter. Workshop topics - Improving Breath Control and, Alternate Fingerings. Retreat ends with a public performance and group dinner. Private lessons available. Tuition with housing $695 (+hotel tax) two beds - $965 (+hotel tax) one bed, tuition alone $425. 20 participants, 1 teacher. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. Contact: [email protected]

   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. Tuition with housing $885, application fee $35 (non-refundable). 7/7-13. Maximum 150 participants. Contact: 303-832-4676, [email protected]

   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), piano, and American roots music. Session lengths vary from 3 to 10 days. Adult Piano Seminar (age 18+), Session 1: 5/25-29, Session 2: 5/29-6/2, Tuition $1,150/ session, $2,200 for both, housing extra. Chamberre in the Rockies (age 18+), 8/7-11, Tuition varies. American Roots Music (age 18+) 8-30-9/2, Tuition $950, housing extra. Contact: 303-449-1106, [email protected]

 S   Laurel Music Camp, New Hartford. Week-long music camp held at Camp Workcoeman in New Hartford. 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. 6/22-28. Contact: [email protected]

 S      Hartt Suzuki Institute, West Hartford. All activities are held at the University of Hartford. Student institute 8/4-9. Teacher workshops 8/2-10. Contact: 860-768-4451, [email protected]

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 S   Florida State University Summer Music Camps, Tallahassee. FSU Summer Music Camps is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive summer music programs, offering camps for elementary through high school students. We offer 14 camps during June and July for band, orchestra, chorus, jazz, keyboard, guitar, marching band leadership and color guard. Instruction at all levels. Tuition with housing $349-$919, tuition alone $185-$496. 6/9-7/13. Contact: 850-644-9934, [email protected]

 S   Frost Young Musicians’ Summer Camp, Coral Gables. We offer programs for students 6-18 in Jazz, Classical Music, Rock, Voice, Composition, and Song­writing. Instrumentalists are coached in large and small classical and contemporary music ensembles; have a technique class, and challenging electives! Great dorm program to add to your experience on a college campus! Tuition with housing $2075-$2475, tuition alone $800-$1200 (1st session: $225-$350). 6/10-14, 7/1-12, 7/15-26. 75-175 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 305-238-8937, [email protected]

 S   Gatorland Band Camps – Concert Band Camp, Gainesville. The Con­cert Camp offers instruction for all levels of musicians entering grades 7-12 (with at least one year of experience) through full-band rehearsals (separate MS and HS Bands), sectionals, master classes, chamber music, and optional private lessons, along with electives such as music theory, improvisation, conducting, and student leadership. Tuition with housing: $695. Tuition alone: $395. 7/14-20. 300 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 352-273-3152, [email protected]

 S   Gatorland Band Camps – Instru­men­tal Camp, Gainesville. Instru­mental Camp for HS Students. Two days of in-depth instruction with UF Studio Faculty studying audition preparation (All-State and College), etudes/technique work, masterclasses, ensemble and solo performance. Available for commuter and residential campers with state-certified music educators as counselors. Tuition with housing: $395. Tuition alone: $295. 7/13-14. 300 students, 32 teachers. Contact: 352-273-3146, [email protected]

 S   University of Central Florida Flute Boot Camp and Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute, Orlando. Contact: 407-823-3696, [email protected] University of Central Florida Flute Boot Camp is a three-day intensive program designed to educate and inspire middle and high school flutists with daily masterclasses, individual coachings with fitness classes, yoga, and Zumba. Tuition w/housing before May 1 $220, after May 1 $270. Tuition alone $120. 15 participants. Masterclass teachers Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, Irene Pruzan.
University of Central Florida Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute is a one-week intensive flute performance program for middle and high school flutists. The curriculum includes daily masterclasses, individual coachings, flute choir, and a closing recital. Tuition w/housing $525 before May 1 after $575. Tuition alone $325 before May 1 after $375. June 10-14 High School or June 24-28 Middle School only. 30 participants per session. Masterclass teachers Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, Irene Pruzan.

 S      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 in a collegial learning environment. The workshop ends with a concert performed for the public. Tuition with housing $900, tuition alone $680. 6/16-22. 20 students, 5 teachers. Contact: 386-767-4234, [email protected]

 S      Marina Piccinini International Masterclasses, New World Center, Miami, May 23-30. Masterclasses, workshops, lectures, concerts and exhibits, with the overarching aim of facilitating artistic inspiration and development in a supportive and collaborative setting. Masterclass teachers Marina Piccinini, Eva Amsler, Claire Chase, Jennifer Grim, Mark Janello, Femi Oladeji. Tuition $950; Tuition with Housing $1330 double/$1590 single; Auditor price: $400/week $100/day. Application deadline February 15th. [email protected]

 S   University of Georgia, Athens. Con­tact: 706-542-2061, [email protected]
Summer Music Institute, is for serious musicians in grades 10-12. Students participate in a chamber ensemble, attend lectures, and laboratory exercises for advanced musicians. Open to string, wind, brass, piano, percussion, voice, and guitar students. Tuition $450, with housing $550. 6/2-6.
Summer Music Camp is for students in grades 6-12 who have studied an instrument for at least one year. Students rehearse, take private lessons, attend musicianship classes, perform, and have daily masterclasses with UGA faculty. Tuition $450, with housing $550. 6/2-6.
Marching Band Camp is for students in grades 9-12 who wish to develop skill in such areas as drum major, marching percussion, color guard, and band leadership. Tuition $450, with housing $550. 6/9-13.

 S      Flutissimo!, Athens, offers private lessons, masterclasses, and performance opportunities for advanced high school, college and professional flutists plus participants are eligible to compete in the Flutissimo Young Artist Competition. 25 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Leone Buyse, Michael Hasel, Angela Jones-Reus, Katherine Emeneth, Nicole Chamberlain, Flutistry Boston. Tuition w/housing $925. Tuition alone $650. June 17-21. Contact: [email protected]

 S      Oxford Oboe Camp, Waleska. In its 16th season, this residency camp for the aspring oboe student combines comprehensive master classes, reed making and chamber music, located on the charming campus of Reinhardt university in Waleska, Georgia. Located 50 miles northwest of Atlanta. The session is geared for students 7th-12th grades and developing adults. 7/2-8. 35-50 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 770-516-1528, [email protected] (2018 data)

   Summerflute, Columbus. Summer­flute provides an opportunity to learn how to use self-awareness (through Feldenkrais), practical anatomy (through Body Mapping), and efficient and dynamic movement (through the Alexander Technique) to become more engaging and expressive performers. Past participants include college professors dedicated to learning more about injury prevention as a pedagogical tool for their students, graduate and undergraduate flutists interested in finding more expressive facility and freedom on stage, and Body Mapping trainees eager to advance their path to licensure. Tuition $475 (auditor), $575 (participant), $675 (performer). Contact: 706-649-7361, [email protected]

 S   Boise State University Low Brass Camp, Boise. The Boise State Low Brass Camp provides an environment for trombone, euphonium, and tuba students to develop the skills needed to excel. The 2019 camp welcomes students entering grades 6-12, and graduating seniors. Topics addressed include chamber music, fundamentals, improvisation, and performance art. Faculty artists will be Tromboteam! trombone quintet. Tuition with housing $365, tuition alone $250. 6/3-7. 35 students, 7 teacher. Contact: 208-426-1685, [email protected]

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 S   Chicago Chamber Music Workshop, Highwood. An outstanding faculty, nurturing staff, and beautiful setting will inspire students to explore new ideas, discover new talents, and learn skills that will stay with them forever. Classes and rehearsals are held at the historic MYA Conservatory Center in Fort Sheridan at 878 Lyster Road, Highwood, IL. Non-residential students arrive each morning and depart in the evening. For students interested in coming from out of town, please call or email and we can help you explore local housing options. While at the Chicago Chamber Music Workshop, students will rehearse in a chamber group both with a faculty member and independently. To create an intensive experience, groups rotate each week after performing on Saturday Chamber Music Soirees held at the MYAC Center. Students will also attend music theory, sonata, and music history classes and participate in MYAC’s Evening Orchestras – which is included in the tuition! 7/8-20. Contact: 847-926-9898, [email protected]

 S   Credo Flute, Elmhurst, is for the serious flutist ages 14 and up. Tuition w/housing $1135, Tuition alone $610, July 22-27. 25-30 participants. Masterclass teachers Jennie Brown, Bonita Boyd, Mimi Tachouet, Luke Fitzpatrick, Walfrid Kujala, Robert Hasty. [email protected]

 S   Illinois State University High School Concert Band Camp, Nor­mal. A comprehensive concert band camp for students entering grades 9-12. Activities include concert band, masterclasses, and sectional rehearsals with opportunities in jazz, chamber music, music theory, and more. Recreation events are held each evening. All students perform in an end-of-camp concert. 6/9-15. Tuition with housing $525, tuition alone $300. 6/9-15. 50 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 309-438-2166, [email protected]

 S   Illinois State University Jr. High Band Camp, Normal. A comprehensive concert band camp for students entering grades 6-9 with at least one year of school band experience. Activities include concert band, masterclasses, and sectional rehearsals with opportunities in jazz, chamber music, music theory, and more. Recreation events are held each evening. All students perform in an end-of-camp concert. Tuition with housing $525, tuition alone $300. 6/16-22. 160 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 309-438-2166, [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. Programs run between 6/16-7/20. Contact 217-244-3404, [email protected]

 S   Northwestern University Summer Workshops, Evanston. Taught by the prestigious Bienen School of Music faculty and a host of renowned guest artists, these intensive experiences are designed to challenge musicians of all ages to achieve the next level in their career. Opportunities include Conducting and Wind Music Symposium, 7/7-12; Guitar Workshop, 6/23-28; Trombone Master Classes, 6/30-7/5; Violin Institute, 6/24-7/5. Contact: [email protected]

 S   Summer Music Institute, Macomb. Day Camps – June 10-14, 2019. Rocky’s Youth Music (Grades 4-6). Steel Band Camp (A: grades 4-8, B: grades 9-12). Resident Camps: June 16-21 - Jr. & Sr. Choir, String Chamber, Jazz Combo, & Live Streaming Camps. June 23-28 - Jr. & Sr. Band and Marching Band Leadership Camps. 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, masterclass 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. 6/23-30. Contact: 630-752-5097, [email protected]

 S      Smith Walbridge Clinics, Charleston. Specialized training in marching band-related activities for students: high school through college since 1949! Clinics: Drum Major, Section Leader, 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, 75 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 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]

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 S   Anderson University 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. 7/14-20. Con­tact: 765-641-4461, [email protected]

 S   Anderson University Piano and Composition Camp, Anderson. A unique program for young pianists to develop piano and musicianship skills & also to learn how to compose their own pieces. Faculty provide comprehensive instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced players, ages 8-19. Includes private and small group lessons & classes in ear training, theory, composition, and notation software. Tuition $300. 7/9-13. Contact: 765-641-4453, [email protected]

 S   Anderson University 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! High school and college students train to be triple-threats in acting, singing, and dance. One-on-one feedback in scene study, stage movement, and more. Tuition with housing $795. 6/23-29. Contact: 765-641-4454, [email protected]

 S   Stringfest 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 $745, tuition alone $545. 6/23-28. Con­tact: 765-641-3807, [email protected]

 S   Butler Summer Music Speciality Camps, Indianapolis, for ages 12-18 are intensive, one-week camps in a particular instrument area, including percussion, bass, strings, piano, woodwind and jazz camps. A beautiful, small campus environment near an urban city. Sessions led by Butler faculty, alumni and students. Tuition with housing $545-$695, tuition alone $295-$350. 6/9-7/21. 40-90 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 317-940-5500, [email protected]

 S   College Audition Preparation Work­shop, Bloomington.

The Indiana Uni­ver­sity Jacobs School of Music College Audition Preparation Workshop offers intense study with collegiate faculty. We teach you tools you need for success in auditions. Recommended for vocalists, brass, and woodwind players entering grades 11 and 12 who are planning to apply for entrance to college music programs. Tuition with housing $1,360, tuition $900. 7/21-22. 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. 6/16-22. 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. Areas of study include bassoon, cello, clarinet, composition, double bass, euphonium, flute, horn, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin, and voice. Tuition $2,495. 6/23-7/21. Contact: 612-879-9555, [email protected]

 S   Music For All Summer Symposium, Muncie.

This program has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It’s America’s Camp: the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students. We bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs from coast to coast who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership. Student divisions include Color Guard, Concert Band, Drum Major Institute, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Middle School Concert Band, Music Production Boot Camp, Orchestra, Percussion, and Student Instructor Academy, plus – new in 2019 – the Middle School Color Guard Division. 6/24-29; Leadership Week­end 6/22-23. Contact: [email protected]

   Jacobs School of Music Chamber Seminar, Bloomington. For 2019, our focus will be chamber groups of piano and strings, strings only, or strings plus a limited number of winds. Both pre-formed chamber ensembles and individual players are welcome to apply. This intensive seminar will consist of coaching, rehearsals, ensembles, yoga, concerts, lectures, and performances. Participants will receive expert coaching on a daily basis, with faculty members from the Jacobs School of Music, the University of Alabama, the Atlanta Opera, and New England Conservatory. Informal performances will create culminating experiences for the session. 5/15-19. Contact: 812-855-6025, [email protected]

   Music For All Summer Symposium Directors Academy, 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.” Includes the Color Guard Instructor Academy and the Percussion Specialist Academy. 6/24-29; Leadership Week­end 6/22-23. Contact: [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] (2018 data)

 S   Dorian Summer Camps, Decorah. Band Camp, orchestra camp, choir camp, and piano camp are all included in one wonderful week called Dorian Summer Music Camps. Students are also able to take art classes, dance classes, and theatre classes with their musical classes and ensembles. Students also partake in social activities, outings, recitals, and more. Tu­ition $515. Middle school 6/9-15, high school 6/16-22. 400 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 563-387-1389, [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, clarinet, and viola. 6/9-14 for jazz and percussion, 6/16-21 for clarinet, piano, and viola. Contact: 319-335-1635, [email protected]

   Dorian Choral Retreat, Decorah. We are pleased to offer the Second Annual Dorian Choral Retreat for adults. You are welcome to attend if you are a career musician, educator, or even if you just love singing. Because this is designed to be an event for adults, we require that participants be 19 or older. Tuition with housing $175, tuition $125. 6/28-30. Tuition $175. 200 attendees, 5 teachers. Contact: 563-387-1267, [email protected]

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 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. Tuition with housing $425, tuition alone $235. 6/9-13. 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 $325, tuition alone $170. 7/14-17. 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 9-13 (grades 6-9), Jayhawk Marching Percussion Academy June 14-15, and the High School Band, Choir & Orchestra June 16-21 (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]

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 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. Week-long workshops: 6/30-7/5 or 7/7-12. Two-day workshops: Anyone Can Improvise: 6/29-30; Guitar/Bass/Drum 6/29-30 or 7/6-7. Contact: 812-944-8141.

 S   Camp Encore Coda, Sweden. 2019 is the 70th 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 $4,800, $5,200, $8,400 all-inclusive. 1st session: 6/26-7/21, 2nd session: 7/21-8/11, full session: 6/26-8/11. 120 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 617-325-1541, [email protected]

 S   Maine Summer Youth Music Camp, Orono. Immerse yourself in music this summer on the beautiful UMaine campus! Students participate in orchestra, symphonic band, jazz band, chorus, musical theater, and more. Learn from UMaine professors and working professionals. Tuition with housing $620, tuition alone $320. Junior camp 7/14-19; senior camp 7/21-26. 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. Scholarship and financial aid available. Tuition with housing: 3-week session $4,700, 6-week session $8,200. First Session: 6/29-7/22, Second Session: 7/22-8/12. 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] (2018 data)

 S      Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick. Musicians from major schools of music and orchestras, and renowned guest artists and ensembles will collaborate with our summer study participants for six weeks of lessons, intensive chamber music study, and performances. Ages 13+. Tuition $2,000-$3,600, with housing $3,800-$6,850. 6/22-8/3. Contact: 207-373-1400, [email protected]

 S      Snow Pond Music Festival, Sidney, attracts high-level college and graduate students from around the world. A world class performer and educator faculty presents specialized programming with the common mission of challenging and inspiring the next generation of musicians, educators, and cultural ambassadors. Each program provides a strong foundation to ignite the creative and critical mind, develop lifelong friendships to fuel future networking and meaningful lives in the arts. Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, 6/11-25; Maine Chamber Music Seminar, 6/9-23; Com­posers’ Workshop, 6/9-19; Caribbean Jazz Institute, 6/16-25. Contact: 207-465-3739, [email protected]

   SummerKeys, Lubec. Weekly workshops for adults in piano, jazz piano, violin, viola, cello, harp, flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, guitar, mandolin, voice, composition, fiddle, and coached ensemble. No audition. No requirements. Come as you are to enjoy our fabulous faculty and the beauty of our totally unspoiled little Maine seacoast town! 6/17 through 8/30; see website for individual weeks. Contact: 207-733-2316, [email protected]

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 S   Peabody Piano Week, Baltimore, is an intensive week-long festival for piano students from junior high through college age. Study with a member of the faculty, attend masterclasses, a “Mu­sician­ship for Pianists” course, and practice daily. Solo recitals by a different member of the faculty each night, and the week ends with a student recital. Tuition: $1,030, room rate: $205, board rate: $230. 7/14-19. Contact: 667-208-6640, [email protected]

 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. 7/5-14. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected]

 S   Berklee College of Music Summer Programs, Boston. Berklee offers a variety of special sessions. Groove School 6/14-16; Vocal Summit 6/16-20; Piano/Keyboard Workshop 6/17-21; Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Weekend 6/21-23; Stage Performance Workshop 6/21-23; Global String Program 6/24-28; Songwriting Workshop 6/24-28; Berklee/Boston Conservatory Brass Pro­gram 6/24-28; Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive 7/6-8/9; Boston Conservatory at Berklee Composition Intensive 7/8-19; Day Sessions in Music (middle school, one- to four-week program) 7/8-8/2; Music Production Work­shop 7/12-14; Guitar Sessions 8/11-16; Musical Theater Intensive 8/11-16. Contact: [email protected]

 S      ARIA International Summer Academy, South Hadley, provides three intensive 10-day boot camp sessions for intermediate and advanced students, ages 16-28. Tuition w/housing per session $1,970 per session. Tuition alone $995 per session. 6/27-7/8 (violin, cello, flute), 7/10-21 (violin, cello, flute, clarinet), 7/23-8/3 (violin, cello, flute). 20 participants per session. Check website for masterclass teacher residency dates. Con­tact: [email protected]

   Visual Design Retreat, Cape Cod. The award-winning Spirit of America Band presents its 9th 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 with housing $1,500. 6/17-21. Contact: 508-255-4044.

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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 $1,370-$1,450 depending on major. Session 1 6/26-7/7, Session 2 7/10-21, Session 3 7/24-8/4, Session 4 8/7-18. 1,369 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. 6/22-8/5 Contact: 800-681-5912, [email protected]

 S   Seminar 2019, 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 2019 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. 7/7-20. Contact: 269-387-4678.

 S   University of Michigan – MPulse Summer Performing Arts In­sti­tutes, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan's MPulse Performing Arts Institutes bring young people together to pursue excellence in music performance, musical theatre, theatre, and dance. Sessions are designed for students who are considering studying these areas in college and would like to gain exposure to the rigorous training provided by the University of Michigan Tuition $1,575-$4,500. 6/16-8/3. 250 students, 350 teach­ers. Con­tact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

 S      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. 6/16-21. Contact: 616-632-2413, [email protected]

   Amy Porter’s Anatomy of Sound, Ann Arbor, will focus on the optimal airflow dynamics for producing high quality tone. This includes a study of air flow, direction, speed, volume, and pressure from the diaphragm to the lips using objective measures to aid in the understanding of the ideal state. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, David Brown, Laura Dwyer, Chris­tina Jennings, Erika Boysen. Tuition $700. 6/1-4. 32 participants. [email protected]

   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 Conducting Track or the Observer Track. Tuition: Conducting Track $650, Observer Track $500. Session dates: 6/16-21. Contact: 734-936-2660, [email protected]

   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. Summer events range from 4/13-8/17; adult band camp 8/6-11. Contact: 231-276-7200, [email protected]

   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. Tuition $400-$450. Application deadline: 6/1. 6/20-22. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

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 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 starts at $100. Room and board $240. 7/21-27. Contact: 612-470-2267, [email protected]

 S   St. Olaf Summer Music Academy, Northfield, is designed for high school students from around the nation for an intense week of music-making under direction of St. Olaf College’s acclaimed music faculty. For students who have competed grades 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12. Tuition with housing $675+. 6/16-22. Contact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

 S   Central Methodist University Summer Music Camp, Fayette. The CMU Music Camp is for students entering grades 7-12 for band and 8-12 for choir. Students will participate in a large ensemble, receive private instruction on their primary instrument or voice part, and be a part of a chamber ensemble. Students may participate in both band and choir activities. Tuition with housing $200, $30 scholarships available for members of an all-district or all-state ensembles., tuition alone $155. 7/1-3. 110 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 660-248-6317, [email protected]

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

 S   University of Missouri Kansas City Jazz Camp, Kansas City. Steeped in the rich jazz history of Kansas City, the UMKC Jazz Camp brings world-renowned performers and jazz educators to Kansas City to work with talented young instrumentalists age 12 and up. Jazz Camp co-directors Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas and distinguished clinicians provide insight and inspiration to student combos in a welcoming environment. Participants form lasting friendships as they delve deep into jazz in intensive combo rehearsals and coaching sessions. Daily masterclasses with Jazz Camp faculty, theory and improvisation classes, and faculty performances provide a well-rounded experience that touches on all aspects of jazz performance and history. Jazz Camp participants improve technical and improvisational skills, and aural acuity while studying the standards of the past and new, innovative literature. All instruments are welcome. The UMKC Jazz Camp concludes with a public performance by the student combos. 6/23-27. Contact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

 S      University of Missouri Kansas City Composition Workshop, Kansas City. Composers of all levels will broaden their horizons and hone their craft in this mix of classes and small group sessions with UMKC composition faculty. Participants in our standard track will have their compositions critiqued and discussed with distinguished faculty, allowing each composer to grow artistically while creating new music. Focal areas on composition pedagogy, compositional improvisation, and electronic music are also available for advanced composers. De­signed for composers age 14 and up. 6/16-21. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

   Kansas City Conducting Sym­po­si­um at UMKC, Kansas City, is an inspirational program for instrumental conductors (orchestral and wind ensemble) wanting to improve at the art and skill of conducting. In its ten-year history, college and university faculty, conductors in the schools, as well as graduate students and upper-division undergraduates studying conducting have attended. Postural analysis to help move in a healthy manner is a vital part of the week. Additional sessions have been presented on topics such as: pedagogy, gesture, rehearsal techniques, chamber music coaching, historical contexts, philosophy and literature. 6/16-21. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

   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. 6/3-5. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

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 S   Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp for Beginners, Avoca. On Wednesday, participants will be mostly reading tunes, using sheet music in standard notation. On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear, so feel free to bring your recording gadgets. On Friday, we will be jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments. Tuition $60-$150. 6/5-7. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

 S   Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp for Intermediate and Advance Fiddlers, Avoca. On Wednesday, participants will be mostly reading tunes. On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear. On Friday, we will be jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments. Tuition $60-$150. 6/10-12. 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. 7/10-12. 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: 7/14-19. Senior Session tuition with housing $975, tuition alone $725. Senior Session dates: 7/20-28. Contact: 603-862-2404, [email protected]

 S   Young Musicians Program at The Walden School, Dublin. The Walden School Young Musicians Program provides an unparalleled creative summer experience for musically inclined students ages 9 to 18. Part school, part camp, and part festival, the program convenes each summer for five weeks in the beautiful Monadnock region in Dublin, New Hampshire. Through rigorous and innovative daily instruction, students hone their musical and creative skills within a supportive community of like-minded peers and mentors, with a goal of improvising and composing original works. 6/29-8/4. 50 students, 18 faculty. Contact: 415-648-4710, [email protected]

   Creative Musicians Retreat at The Walden School, Dublin. The week-long festival in New England for composers, improvisers, performers, electronic musicians, choral musicians, and music teachers. All participants at the Creative Musicians Retreat take classes, sing in chorus, attend improvisation workshops, hear concerts, and participate in Composers Forums. Courses include the Walden School Musicianship Course, seminars on Contemporary Topics, and courses in electronic music. Our Composer-In-Residence is on campus all week, moderating three Composers Forums, conducting master classes, and giving private composition lessons. In 2019, our artists-in-residence will be Mivos Quartet, percussionist Matthew Gold, and composer George Lewis. 6/15-23. 415-648-4710, [email protected]

New Jersey
 S   Mt. Tabor Summer Band Camp, Parsippany. A four week, half-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, and drum set. Tuition: January-April $235, May-July $275. 7/1-26. Contact: [email protected]

New Mexico
 S      Santa Fe Flute Immersion, Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat and Conference Center Santa Fe, will focus on getting down to basics focusing on warmups, developing technique, audition techniques, and core repertoire. Tuition alone $750 participants, $400 auditors, $75 daily rate. High school auditor $125 week or $25 per day. Housing available $85 single, $45 double per night. 5/27-6/3. 12 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Tracy Doyle, Valerie Potter and Linda Marianiello. [email protected], [email protected]

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New York
 S   Bristol Hills Music Camp, Canandaigua. Fifty-seven 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. 8/18-24. 175 students, 15 teachers. Contact: [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 masterclass and like ensemble/chamber music with Crane faculty, Ensemble rehearsals with Crane conductors, and elective courses. Tuition with housing $1,500, tuition alone $1,000. 6/30-7/13. Contact: 315-267-2616, [email protected]

 S   Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute, Saratoga Springs. DSCMI 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 $2,804, tuition alone $1,950. 6/14-27. 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 four-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 $2,449-$4,798, tuition alone $1,099-$2,198. Session dates: 6/30-7/28. 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 $835 (includes all meals), tuition alone $570 (includes lunch and dinner). Middle school band camp, high school band camp, and honors solo vocal camp 6/30-7/6; string camp 7/14-20. Contact: 716-673-3151, [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. Tuition and session dates vary. 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. Founded in 1980, Luzerne Music Center aims to provide world-class music instruction for passionate young people in a summer camp environment regardless of their financial circumstance. Musicians ages 9-18 come from all over the world to train at LMC’s campus located in foothills of New York’s Adirondack Park. Tuition with housing $2,410-$4,865. Junior sessions: 6/16-8/11. 60-80 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 518-696-2771, [email protected]

 S   Skidmore Jazz Institute, Saratoga Springs. SJI provides aspiring jazz musicians the opportunity to learn in an intimate and supportive environment. 2019 faculty: Paul Bollenback, Todd Coolman, Bill Cuunliffe, Mike Dease, Greg Fishman, Jimmy Greene, Clay Jenkins, Vic Jurls, Dennis Mackrel, Bob McChesney, and Ray Vega; Mark Beubriand, Director. Tuition with housing $2,929, tuition alone $2,075. 6/29-7/13. 60 students, 15 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. 7/21-8/8. Contact: [email protected]tmusicfestival.org.

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Student Programs
Eastman Experience: Summer Classical Studies. The internationally acclaimed program (formerly known as Music Horizons) 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 $3,771. Tuition alone $2,060. 7/6-26. 65 students, 32 teachers. Telephone: 585-274-1404
Eastman Experience: 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 $2,423. Tuition alone $1,360. 6/30-7/12. 40 students, 12 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1404.
The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd Inter­national Flute Masterclass. A 4-day intensive study featuring daily flute master classes led by legendary Eastman pedagogue Bonita Boyd. Open to performers (chosen by audition) and auditors (no audition required). Tuition with housing: performers $665; adult auditors $200; high school auditors $100. 7/28-31. 30 performers, 20 auditors, 4 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.
Eastman Saxophone Project Institute. A new one-week institute led by Eastman saxophone professor Chien-Kwan Lin, focusing on saxophone ensemble performance and technique. Pairs well with our classic Eastman Summer Saxophone Institute (7/14-21); students may attend both weeks if pre-approved. Tuition with housing $2,318 (1 credit), $1,418 (noncredit). 6/26-30. 20 students, 1 teacher. Telephone 585-274-1074.
Music Educator Programs
APSI Music Theory - Teacher Training. For high school teachers seeking certification to teach AP Music Theory. This course is endorsed by the College Board. Tuition with housing $2,075 (1 credit), $905 (noncredit). Tuition alone $1,670 (1 credit), $500 (noncredit). 6/26-30. 20 students, 3 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Levels I and III. AOSA level certificates awarded upon completion. Tuition with housing $6,063 (3 credits), $1,908 (noncredit). Tuition alone $5,010 (3 credits), $855 (noncredit). 7/15-26. 35 students per level, 4 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.
Instrumental Methods and Techniques. For instrumental, vocal, and general music teachers at all levels who wish to improve their musicianship skills for teaching. Tuition with housing $6,033 (3 credits), $1,868 (noncredit). Tuition alone $5,010 (3 credits), $815 (noncredit). 7/22-8/2. 12 students, 1 teacher. Telephone 585-274-1074.
MusiKinesis: Music, Dance, Dalcroze. For dancers and musicians alike, MusiKinesis connects sound and movement to enrich teaching and performance. Tuition with housing $2,075 (3 credits), $1,030 (noncredit). Tuition alone $1,670 (credit), $625 (noncredit). 7/22-26. 12 students, 2 teachers. Telephone 585-274-1074.
Keys to Healthy Music. Explore key components of healthy musicianship for performance enhancement as well as prevention of performance-related musculoskeletal disorders. Tuition with housing $543. Tuition alone $300. 7/18-20. 20 students, 1 teacher. Telephone 585-274-1074.

 S      Meadowmount School of Music, Westport. Celebrating 75 years of training students for distinguished careers in music. Founder Ivan Galamian. Violin, viola, cello, piano students ages 8 to 30+ seeking professional careers. Solo, chamber music studies, private lessons, masterclasses, concert performance, guest artists, Alexander Technique, Yoga. Alumni James Ehnes, Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman. Tuition with housing $7,500, tuition alone $4,500. 6/22-8/10. 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. 6/22-7/13. 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 $460, tuition alone $300. 6/16-21. Contact: [email protected], 252-328-1251.

 S   NC State University Music Camps, Raleigh. Experience music at NC State University with the Drum Major Leadership Camp or new Music Tech­nology Camp. These one-week residential camps are open to rising 9th through 12th graders. Students will learn field conducting or basics of digital audio production from highly qualified faculty, clinicians, performers and professors. Tuition with housing $600. 6/17-21. Contact: 919-513-0888, [email protected]

 S   UNCG Summer Music Camp, Greensboro. Two one-week camps on the campus of University of North Carolina at Greensboro drawing 2,000 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 $505, tuition alone $415. Week one: 7/7-12; Week two: 7/14-19. 1000 students per week, 170 teachers. Contact: 800-999-2869, smcamp[email protected]

 S      Brevard Music Center, Sum­mer Institute and Festival, Brevard, stands as one of this country’s premier summer training programs and festivals. More than 500 gifted students, ages 14 through post-college, come to the Music Center every summer to study with a distinguished faculty of over 80 artists from the nation’s leading orchestras, colleges, and conservatories. 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. Dates range from 6/2-8/5. Contact: 828-862-2100, [email protected]sic.org.

 S      Eastern Music Festival, Greens­boro, is a five-week summer orchestra training program for musicians ages 14-23. The festival offers optional classroom instruction in several areas related to the performance and business of music that completes our rigorous program. Our classes and seminars give students an opportunity to converse with faculty about issues that every musician encounters throughout a professional career. Open dialogue and honest advice enhance students’ experiential learning. Contact: 877-833-6753, [email protected]

 S      University of North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Music Programs, Winston-Salem, At UNCSA, summer offers aspiring musicians of all ages rich learning experiences and an abundance of opportunities to perform. As a SummerMusic student, you will be immersed in an intensive and supportive musical environment with School of Music faculty and guest artists who are both world-class performers and dedicated teachers. Wonderful concert halls, an extensive music library and a conservatory campus that brings together students and teachers in all the arts make SummerMusic @ UNCSA a one-of-a-kind program. Most music workshops are for age 12 and up, with some exceptions as stated in the program curriculum. An audition is required for admission to most of the SummerMusic workshops. Audition required. Sessions during 6/12-7/20. Contact: 336-770-3399.

   Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville, is for adult amateur flutists to focus on small ensembles, flute choir, private lessons. Tuition $550. 5/28-6/3. 12 participants. Teachers Lea Kibler, Deborah Heller. [email protected]

   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: $1,995 for the entire 2-week workshop. $550 (double) or $980 (single) for lodging (includes breakfast). 6/17-39. Contact: 704-951-5910, [email protected]

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 $430/week if registered before 5/1, $445 after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/16-7/30. 250-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]

   Professional Development at the International Music Camp, Dun­seith. Creat Your Own Professional Development Experience! Full week or half week options in all areas of the Fine Arts including Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, and more. Graduate level credits and clock hours are available. Private lessons are included. Discounts are given to teachers who bring first time campers. Tuition with housing $430/week if registered before 5/1, $445/week after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/17-7/28. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]

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 S   Baldwin Wallace University Con­servatory Summer Institute, Berea, is a 10-day intensive program for high school students considering studying music in college. Participants will work side-by-side with Conservatory of Music faculty, including members of the Cleveland Orchestra, as well as with current Conservatory students. Tuition with housing $995, tuition alone $745. 7/4-13. Contact information: 440-826-2365, [email protected]

 S   Bowling Green State University Summer Music Institute, Bowling Green, features week-long intensive camp sessions on a college campus. Students work with BGSU Music Faculty and Guest Artists. All of our camps welcome high school students; strings and double reed camps welcome junior high students with at least one year of playing experience. Tuition $315, tuition with housing $525. Session 1: 6/16-21 (double reed, piano, voice, strings), Session 2: 6/23-28 (brass, musical theater, percussion, saxophone), Con­tact: 419-372-2506.

 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 $870. 6/9-15. 15 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 Spencer Myer, Piano Faculty, Longy School of Music, Caroline Oltmanns, Head of Keyboard Studies, Dana School of Music and the Westhuizen Duo. Tuition with housing $,315, tuition alone $870. 6/23-29. 20 students, 10 teachers.

 S   Otterbein Summer Music Ex­pe­ri­ence, Westerville. The Otterbein Summer Music Experience offers students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to surround themselves with fellow musicians who share their passion and energy for music in challenging, 1 week intensive program of real-world music study. Pianists, singers, instrumentalists and composers are welcome. Tuition with housing $575, tuition alone $450. 6/3-8. 50 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 614-823-1219, [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. 6/23-29. Contact: [email protected]

 S   The Youth Summer Music Pro­grams, Columbus. The Youth Sum­mer Music Programs is a diverse series of 8 programs for musicians, grades 4-2019 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, performances, and more. Tuition with housing $375-$495, tuition alone $275-$395. Various sessions available from 6/2-7/14. 60 students, 10 teachers. Contact: [email protected], 614-292-4280.

 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. 6/9-15. Contact: 216-791-5000.

 S      Creative Strings Workshop, Columbus and Delaware. 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. 6/30-7/6. Contact: 614-332-8689, [email protected]

 S      Credo Festival, Oberlin. A three-week course of study for string players and pianists ages 13-23 – two weeks of chamber music at Oberlin Conservatory, followed by a week of outreach and orchestral performance in Chicago. Students receive daily coaching with Credo’s world-class faculty, supplemented by private lessons, master classes, and career development talks. In addition to regular performances, Credo students spend one day each week serving the community in food banks, hospitals, early childhood centers, and similar venues. Tuition with housing (includes travel to Chicago): $3,910. 7/7-28. Contact: 440-774-3658, [email protected]

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

   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. 7/7-13. Con­tact: [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 $450-$510 before 6/18, tuition alone $350-$410 before 6/18. 7/7-7/12. Contact: 405-744-4420, [email protected]

 S      2019 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), guest artist, Robert Jordan. Massed bassoon band. Daily rehearsals, and a final concert. Master­classes: All-State material, “Win­ning Auditions,” beginner improvisation, instrument maintenance, improving intonation, contrabassoon, daily reedmaking sessions, and more. 6/10-14. Up to 24 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 918-445-0101, [email protected]

 S   Summer Music Camps @ UO, Eugene. Work with University of Oregon School of Music faculty, make life-long friends, and reach a higher level of musicianship! Marching & Leadership Camp for Drum Majors/Section Leaders; Jazz Improvisation Camp for musicians of all levels of improvisation experience to play in combos lead by the regions finest jazz artists. Tuition with housing $595, tuition alone $395. 7/15-20, 7/21-26. 90 students, 12 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, photography, songwriting, and creative writing. Tuition with housing $1,750. 6/23-7/5 and 7/7-19. Contact: 503-281-9528, [email protected]

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 S   Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Music Program, Pittsburgh, hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music. Pre-College Music gives high school students the opportunity to improve as a musician and learn about life in a conservatory-style college curriculum. Through­out Pre-College Music, students gain valuable experiences; by being immersed in a conservatory style curriculum and in preparing for college auditions, while experiencing what life is like within an internationally-recognized, research university. The program includes six weeks of lessons and coaching that aid in choosing and preparing appropriate repertoire for undergraduate auditions. Pre-College Music also very closely mirrors the first six weeks of the undergraduate first-year curriculum - students take the same coursework, with the same schedule, classrooms, faculty and program rigor as first-year under­grad­uates. Application deadline: 5/1. Tuition with housing $8,573, tuition only $6,088.

 S   Csehy Summer School of Music, Langhorne. 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. Middle school 6/23-28, High School 6/30-7/27. Contact: 267-629-5333, [email protected]

 S   Curtis Summerfest “Young Artist Summer Program,” Philadelphia. Experience conservatory-style living with a rigorous musical schedule and opportunities to perform in an intimate, challenging, and supportive environment. Ages 14-22 who have studied privately at the advanced level are welcome to apply. Every participant selects one are of focus: composer, conductors, pianists, instrumentalists (or­chestra). 7/13-8/3. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

 S   Harp Colony at Curtis Summerfest, Philadelphia. Curtist Summerfest Harp Colony is an advanced training ground for the world’s next generation of professional harpists. The colony is a true pedagogical institution, with emphasis on individual development for promising young harpists as well as professionals. The distinguished faculty conducts an intensive program of master classes and orchestral training. 6/9-15. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

 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. Tuition with housing: $675 high school, $525 middle school. Tuition alone $475 high school, $375 middle school. 7/7-12. 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 one or two weeks 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. Sessions in June and July. Contact: [email protected]

 S   Sphinx Performance Academy at Curtis Summerfest, Philadelphia. Intensive chamber music, solo performance: private lessons, master classes, recitals, career enrichment sessions. Full-scholarship summer program designed for Black and Latinx string players. Instruments: violin, viola, cello. Participants must be 11-17 years of age, U.S. citizens or legal residents of the U.S., Black or Latinx descent. 6/9-23. Contact: [email protected], 215-717-3167.

 S   Summer Music Institutes, Selins­grove. High school musicians are invited to participate in our unique summer performance experiences at Sus­que­hanna University. The Choral Institute, Strings and Keyboard Institute, and 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. Wind Ensemble Institute 6/23-29, Choral Institute 7/7-13, Strings and Keyboard Institute 7/7-13. Contact: 570-372-4309, [email protected]

 S   Vivace Marching Band Workshop, West Chester. America’s longest running independent residential workshops for students with enthusiasm in marching band including wind instruments, percussion, guard and drum major. Additional 2 day and 1 day leadership workshops with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser available nationwide. Tuition with housing $545, tuition alone $350. 7/7-10, 7/22-25. 50 participants, 20 faculty. Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]

 S   West Chester University High School Summer Music Institute. 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 $705, tuition alone $615. 7/8-13. 60 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 610-436-2921, [email protected]

   Chamber Music for adults at Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. Join us for Chamber Music for Adults and enjoy making music with others who love playing classical music as much as you do! All levels are welcome, and, in many groups, play side-by-side with select Curtis students. 5/16-18. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

   Summertrios, Lancaster, is a vibrant musical experience offering adult musicians of all abilities the opportunity to play chamber music in a friendly, encouraging, and supportive atmosphere. Our imaginative, insightful, and world-class faculty invite you to inspire and transform your musical journey. There are no admission criteria, everyone is welcome. Session dates: ProAm Week 6/1-8; Ensemble Week 6/8-15; Intensive Week 6/16-23. Contact: [email protected]

   Vivace Director Workshop, West Chester. 4 day residential clinic for directors and staff of high school marching bands. Clinicians include Tim Lautzen­heiser, Alfred Watkins, Marcia Neel, Jay Bocook, Bob Buckner, April Gilligan, Randy Gilmore, and Will Rapp. Tuition alone $350. 7/22-25. 50 participants, 20 faculty. Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]

   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. Observers will be engaged in all of the day’s activities but will not conduct the ensembles. Tuition varies. 7/15-19. Con­tact: [email protected]

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South Carolina
 S   Charleston Southern Summer Music Camp, Charleston. Campers elect senior, junior, or beginner band; senior or junior orchestra, or piano camp. Week-long nonstop mix of ensembles, masterclasses, private lessons, electives, recreation, and social activities. Saturday evening concerts feature performances by all campers. Join us for this exciting week of Summer Music Camp at Charleston Southern University. 6/24-29. 400 students, 60 teachers. Contact: 843-882-7762, [email protected]

 S   The MasterWorks Festival, Spar­tan­burg, is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts. Together, world-class faculty and gifted students present brilliant performances in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith. 6/16-7/14. Contact: 213-973-7067, [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. 7/14-19. Con­tact: 605-658-3468, [email protected]

   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. 6/19-21. Con­tact: 605-658-3468, [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. 6/24-29, 7/15-20. Contact: 865-471-3496, [email protected]

 S      Sewanee Summer Music Fes­tival, Sewanee. The Sewanee Summer Music Festival offers an intensive four-week program to talented young instrumentalists aging from high school to the graduate school level. Rehearsal and performance in orchestral and chamber music settings, individual practice, private lessons, and recreation are carefully balanced at the Festival. Tuition with housing $4,925, tuition alone $3,275. 6/15-7/14. Contact: 931-598-1225, [email protected]e.edu.

 S      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. 7/14-18. Contact: 314-649-0763, [email protected]

   Floot Fire Music Educators Work­shops, Houston and Dallas, are open to all band directors, private teachers, and music education students. Participants will learn how to teach flute skills to beginners and advanced students. Topics include: placing the headjoint, changing registers, articulation, vibrato, hand position, and more. Additionally, participants will be introduced to Body Mapping and Alexander Technique to improve their own physical use and to share with students. Tuition alone $125, Date: TBA unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Kimberly Clark, Claire Johnson, [email protected]

   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, etc.). 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. 6/2-7/14. Contact: 979-249-3129, [email protected]

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 S      Kinhaven Music School, Wes­ton. Kinhaven is a New England-based, residential summer music camp for youth and adults. Located on a beautiful, 31-acre former dairy farm in Weston, Vermont, Kinhaven offers programs and workshops in classical chamber music, orchestra, and piano. Kinhaven’s purpose is to inspire and develop people through the appreciation and practice of high-level participatory music, including chamber, orchestral, piano, and choral. Its vision is to be a sustainable musical community open to a wide range of musicians. Kinhaven offers joyous and rigorous music-making education to accomplished youth and adults in a nurturing, noncompetitive, and collaborative environment. Kin­haven’s culture reflects its strong belief in the benefits of shared learning, mutual support, friendship, community, and diversity. Adult piano workshop 5/28-6/2, young artist seminar 6/2-9, adult chamber music workshop 6/12-16, senior session 6/21-8/4, junior session 8/10-25. Contact 973-378-5854, [email protected]

 S      Vermont Guild of Flute Making, Richmond. 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   Mason Chamber Music Intensive, Fairfax. For the more advance violin, viola, cello, and piano student age 13-18 who is looking for an enhanced small chamber ensemble experience, our new Chamber Music Intensive is for you! Work with Mason School of Music professors and guest artists during this dynamic week of coachings, masterclasses, and performances. Tuition $555. 7/8-12. 20 students per session, 3 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Clarinet Academy, Fairfax. Clarinet players age 13-18 will enjoy a week of clarinet immersion including rehearsals, masterclasses, repair and reed clinics, mock auditions, chamber music, clarinet choir and more. Mason School of Music professors and guest artists will lead students through lessons, coaching, and demonstrations, concluding with an exciting final concert. Tuition with housing $1,070, tuition alone $430. 6/17-21. 25 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Flute Academy, Fairfax. Flutists age 13-18 explore flute repertoire, extended techniques, flute care and performance techniques in a challenging but supportive environment! Passionate faculty, including Mason School of Music professors and special guest artists, will guide students in a week of masterclasses, mock auditions, chamber music, flute choir, performances, and more. Tuition with housing $1,070, tuition alone $430. 6/17-21. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Guitar Intensive, Fairfax. This classical guitar workshop for ages 13-18 led by Mason School of Music professors and guest artists is designed to develop young guitarists’ technique, expand their musical repertoire, and gain valuable experience in ensembles. Solo and ensemble performances will finish out the week. Tuition $430. 7/15-19. 15 students per session, 2 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Percussionists Academy, Fairfax. Percussionists ages 13-18 will join Mason School of Music professors and guest faculty for a week of exciting clinics, masterclasses, and performances. Masterclass topics include solo marimba, timpani, snare drum, orchestral percussion, world percussion, drum set, steel drums, accessory instruments, career development, college audition prep, mallet wrapping/maintenance and much more! Tuition with housing $1,070, tuition $430. 6/17-21. 20 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Piano Academy, Fairfax. Featuring Mason Community Arts Academy Teaching Artists, this program provides piano students 8-18 with a week of focused musical study in an inspiring group environment. Participating in private lessons, masterclasses, piano ensembles, and music theory/history sessions, students will grow in their love of and enthusiasm for piano music. Tuition $555. 7/29-8/2 and 8/5-9. 20 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Mason Summer Trumpet Academy, Fairfax. Led by Mason School of Music professors and guest faculty, trumpet players ages 13-18 will learn different trumpet fundamentals and playing styles through daily masterclasses, group lessons, chamber ensembles, solo performances, world class guest artists, and an exciting final concert performance. Tuition with housing $1,070, tuition alone $430. 6/17-21. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Music Composition Explorations Workshop, Fairfax. Musically ad­vanced students ages 13-18 will be challenged and inspired during this full-day instrumental composition intensive, di­rected by Mason School of Music professors and guest faculty. Students will share creative ideas, hone their skills, participate in performances and discussions of original works, and enhance their knowledge of music history/theory. Tuition with housing $1,070, tuition alone $430. 6/17-21. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S   Ovations Summer Strings Academy, Fairfax. A unique chamber music and string orchestra experience for string students (rising 7th graders through 12th grade), participants will work closely with an acclaimed Guest Conductor in a string orchestra, and with an impressive cast of string educators/professional musicians who will coach them in small chamber ensembles. Tuition $430. 6/23-28. 80 students, 12 teachers. Contact: 703-993-9889, [email protected]

 S      National Jazz Workshop at George Mason University or Shenandoah University, Fairfax or Winchester. Celebrating eleven 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: 6/23-28. At Shenan­doah: 7/14-19. Contact: [email protected]

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

 S   Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham. Marrowstone is the largest and most comprehensive summer orchestra training program in the Pacific Northwest. Over 200 musicians come to study with our internationally acclaimed faculty at Western Washington University. During this intense two-week program students are immersed in orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, masterclasses, and repertoire building professional performances. Tuition with housing $2,900, tuition alone $2,218. 7/21-8/4. 2000 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 206-686-3109, [email protected]

 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, 6/16-29; Symphony, 6/30-7/13; and Big Band Jazz, 7/14-27 and 7/28-8/10. 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! 7/21-27. Contact: 920-565-1000, [email protected]

 S   Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake. For over 50 years, the Shell Lake Arts Center has been providing the best summer camps and workshops in music, theatre and visual arts. Students completing grades 6-12 have the opportunity to learn from and work with world-recognized master teachers and professional artists in a positive and supportive environment. Tuition with housing $650, tuition $520. 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. One-week camps from 7/14-8/1. Contact: 920-465-2775, [email protected]

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 S   Yellowstone Summer Music Camp, Powell. This summer Northwest College will host the 29th annual Yellowstone Summer Music Camp on the beautiful Northwest campus in Powell, Wyoming. Students come from around the region and have the opportunity to perform in both concert and jazz bands and choirs. Special interest classes include master classes in all instruments, music theory, computer composing, conducting, harmonica, digital art, fun & fitness, and many others. Visit the Class Descriptions page for more information. 6/16-21. Contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

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Outside the United States
 S      Musical Armenia Program, Yerevan. AGBU Musical Ar­menia Program is a three-week program that invites musicians age 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. 7/8-28. Contact: [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 more than 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, New Music, Voice & Vocal Ac­com­pani­ment 6/2-15; Woodwinds, Chamber Music 6/16-29; Solo Piano, 6/23-7/6; Guitar, Dance, 6/30-7/13; Collaborative Piano 7/14-28; Strings 7/14-8/10; Conducting 7/28-8/10; Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Continuo, Dance Lab 8/11-18. Contact: [email protected]

 S      Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Advanced students in late high school or university will receive a wealth of new knowledge, skills, perspective and inspiration. Students receive lessons from highly-skilled faculty as well as daily chamber music rehearsals, masterclasses, recitals, workshops, presentations on various topics, faculty concerts, and exploring Lake Superior Park and other local attractions. Tuition with housing: $2,000 CAD. 7/21-8/3. 25 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 705-206-1845, [email protected]

 S      Pender Island Flute Retreat, Poets Cove Resort and Spa, focuses on Marcel Moyse’s 30 Melodious Studies, Alexander Technique classes, and various workshops. Tuition w/housing performer $1450 US double, $1750 US single, Auditors $1300 US double, $1600 single. June 23-30. 14 performers, 6-8 auditors. Masterclass teachers William Bennett, Lorna McGhee. [email protected]

 S      Vancouver Symphony Or­ches­tral Institute, Vancouver. Stu­dents are mentored by a world class symphony orchestra and internationally acclaimed music director, Otto Tausk. Students participate in the Institute Orchestra, chamber music, individual/group coachings, masterclasses, and more. Ages 15-25. 6/24-7/3. Contact: 604-684-9100, [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, and harp. Students have a choice of 13 electives. Minimum recommended experience is two years. Exchange program with host family experience is available. Tuition with housing $799/7 days camp, 10 days host family; $899/11 days camp, 6 days host family; $999/18 days camp, 6 days host family. Tuition alone $399/7 days, $599/11 days, $899/18 days. Session I 7/3-13, Session II 7/14-20. 100 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 973-532-1668, [email protected]

 S   Soiva International Music Camp is for students ages 11-19 who play piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet or saxophone, and/or who study composition and improvisation. Soiva Camp, usually conducted at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, will this year be held near Järvenpää, Finland at Kallio-Kuninkala. Total cost is estimated at $1,730. 6/7-24. Contact: [email protected]

 S      Alion Baltic International Music Festival, Riga. 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, chamber music, orchestra program, concert performances, sightseeing trips. Tuition with housing €850-€2,150. Tuition alone: €600-€1,900. Masterclasses 7/10-24, students concert tour 7/25-29. Contact: 917-515-9362, [email protected]

 S   Berklee’s Summer Performance Program in Spain, Valencia, offers a comprehensive summer music performance program during the last two weeks of July every year. The Spain Summer Per­for­mance Program features world-class Berk­lee faculty, visiting artists, 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. The Spain Summer Performance Program is open to all musicians at least 15 years old who have a minimum of six months instrument or voice experience. Whether you are an experienced performer or someone who has never been in front of an audience, you can improve your performance skills by attending. In a supportive and creative environment, our top-notch teachers encourage you to push your vocal and instrumental performance skills to new levels and define your musical voice. Tuition $2,515, housing not available. 7/15-26. Contact: [email protected]

 S      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 825-1,135 Swiss francs (includes meals). Tuition alone 700-1,150 Swiss francs for active participants, 150-600 Swiss francs for visitor passes. 7/19-28. 100 active participants, unlimited visitor passes. Contact: [email protected]

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