This is the 74th 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. ©2020 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media – http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2020-Directory-of-Summer-Camps/


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

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Multi-State Camps
 S   FJM Summer Clinics offer an all-inclusive curriculum for marching and performing units. Our curriculum is designed and developed by a team of active career educators, musicians, and performers to provide the most up-to-date, extensive, educationally sound, and engaging experience for drum majors, section and squad leaders, marching band musicians, color guard, dance team, majorettes, and baton twirling students. We give students the opportunity to perform, grow, learn, experiment, and develop in a safe, nurturing, non-competitive environment. Tu­ition and housing costs vary. Contact: 800-444-3524, [email protected]

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]
Dallas/Richardson, Texas: 6/1-6
San Antonio, Texas: 6/8-12
Houston/Memorial, Texas: 6/15-19
Austin, Texas: 7/6-10
Dallas/Coppell, Texas: 7/6-10
Auburn, Alabama: 7/9-11
Boston, Massachusetts: 7/13-17
Houston/The Woodlands, Texas: TBA

 S   George N. Parks Drum Major Academy. 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. We inspire our students to lead, learn, and grow. Every student is overflowing with leadership potential, if you know how to help them reach it. Tuition with housing $590-$520 depending on location. Contact: 781-874-9728, [email protected]

Fayetteville, Arkansas: 6/15-19
Greeley, Colorado: 6/25-29
Riverside, California: 7/16-20
DeLand, Florida: 6/12-16
Wheaton, Illinois: 6/27-7/1
Richmond, Kentucky: 6/22-26
Amherst, Massachusetts: 7/25-29
Charlotte, North Carolina: 7/15-19
Delaware, Ohio: 7/10-14
Denton, Texas: 7/5-9
www.drummajor.org

 S   The Music Creators Academy is a two-week, online summer music camp for middle- and high-school students from across North America. Join us in making new music for virtual ensembles mentored by renowned composers, including Brian Balmages, Steven Bryant, Viet Cuong, Tyler Grant, Garrett Hope, Cait Nishimura, Benjamin Taylor, Alex Shapiro, Joseph Sowa, and Haley Woodrow. Together, we will expand our creative abilities and forge new musical friendships for the social distancing era and beyond. No audition or prior composition experience required. Registration deadline: 7/1. Contact: [email protected]

 S   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, masterclasses, theory, conducting, leadership workshops, guest performances, and recreational activities. Tuition varies with location. Atlanta, Georgia: 6/7-11, Chicago, Illinois: 6/28-7/2, Minneapolis, Minnesota: 7/5-9. Contact: [email protected]

   The Athena Directors Clinic is a one-day conference held in conjunction with the Athena Camp. 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. Tuition $25. Atlanta: 6/10, Chicago: 7/1, St. Cloud: 7/8. Contact: [email protected]

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Arizona
 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. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $500. Senior Session: 6/23-7/6 (entering grade 9-13 in fall 2020); Junior Session: 6/21-27 (entering grade 7-9 in fall 2020). Contact: 928-523-2323, [email protected]

California
 S   Arrowbear Music Camp, Arrowbear. Since 1942, this camp has been offering residential sessions focusing on full orchestra, concert band, jazz improvisation, and choir. The schedule offers a mix of intensive musical training and old fashioned camp fun. Sessions are arranged according to age with an emphasis on age specific activities. Jazz Improv Session: 6/13-20, Choral Session: 6/21-27, 1st Intermediate Session: 6/28-7/11, Ad­vanced Session: 7/12-25, 2nd Intermediate Session: 7/26-8/8, Ele­men­ta­ry Session: 8/9-13, Pre-Intermediate 8/9-15. Contact: 909-867-2782, [email protected]

 S   Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego. 32nd 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. 7/20-24. [email protected]

 S   Cazadero Music Camp, Cazadero, is located in a redwood grove, two hours north of San Francisco. The camp offers a unique blend of intensive musical instruction and outdoor recreation with five camp sessions in a seven-week period, arranged progressively by age (5th-12th grade) and ability. Musical instruction includes orchestra, concert band, jazz ensemble, piano, and guitar. Campers have a choice of musical and nonmusical electives that may include jazz improvisation, chamber music, arts and crafts, nature, or sports. Tuition with housing $810-$1,890. One- and two-week sessions from 6/15-8/1. 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. Flute with Keith Underwood 6/7-13. Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Masterclass 6/7-13. Elaine Douvas Oboe Masterclass 6/13-19. Robert Walters English Horn Masterclass 6/1-6. Judith LeClair Bassoon Masterclass 8/9-14. Emil Khudyev Clarinet Masterclass 5/24-29. Mark Kosower Cello Masterclass 8/10-16. Contact: [email protected], 831-659-3115.

 S   Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week, intensive program for serious flutists ages 12-18. Curriculum includes solo performance, private lessons, flute choirs, chamber music, electives, seminar classes, guest artist events, and recreation. Tuition w/housing $1,450. 7/6-14. Deadline 4/1. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Cather­ine Boyack, Marianne Gedigian, Karen Johnson, Tomiko Tsai, Karen Van Dyke, Gary Woodward. [email protected]
www.flutecamp.com

 S   Pacific Music Camp, Stockton. Now in its 75th year, Pacific Music Camp offers students an opportunity to participate in one of five unique camps offering a wide variety of ensembles, electives, and social activities. The past summer attracted over 350 student musicians from across the western United States and beyond. Tuition with housing $835-975, tuition alone $735-975. 6/14-20 and 7/5-18. 120 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 209-946-2416, [email protected]

 S   Pacific Jazz Camp, Stockton. Now in its 18th year, Pacific Jazz Camp offers students the opportunity to participate in one of five jazz ensembles and combos. In addition, we offer masterclasses with professional musicians along with jazz history and improvisation. Nightly activities include jam sessions. Tuition with housing $890, tuition alone $790. 6/14-20. 100 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 $2,575. 6/22-7/17.
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 $930. 6/15-27.

 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: 7/5-12, Senior High: 7/12-19.

 S    A   Stanford Jazz Workshop, Stanford, offers one- and two-week jazz immersion opportunities for middle school, high school, and college students, as well as adults. Students study with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world, focusing on improv skills and combo performance. Programs are integrated with the Stanford Jazz Festival. Tuition depends on program and housing choices. Various middle- and high-school programs available from 7/6-31. Contact: 650-736-0324, [email protected]

   Flutes by the Sea Masterclass, Half Moon Bay, is open to advanced high school, college, and adults. Tuition $500 performer, $95 auditor, Housing TBA. 6/24-28. Unlimited participation. Master­class teachers Julien Beaudiment, Erika Boysen, Alice K. Dade, Philipp Jundt, Viviana Guzman. [email protected]

   The Compete 21st Century Flutist, California State University, Fresno, is designed to refine every aspect of your flute playing. Tuition: Cal. resident (undergraduate) $1,685. Cal. resident (graduate) $2,102. Non-Cal. resident (undergraduate) $2,873. Non-Cal. resident (graduate) $3,290. Housing: Double occupancy with meal plan $706. 7/13-26. 25 participants. Teachers: Julien Beau­diment, Ian Clarke, Marianne Gedigian, Jennifer Gunn, Stephen Kujala and Rena Urso. [email protected]
www.csusummerarts.org

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Colorado
 S   Lamont School of Music Summer Academy, Denver, is for instrumentalists, singers, pianists, and composers ages 14 through 18 (with some age exceptions). Equipping pre-college musicians for success in the 21st century, the University of Denver Lamont School of Music Summer Academy provides a 2-week intensive music experience in state-of-the-art facilities with outstanding artist faculty. Curriculum includes private lessons, masterclasses, chamber music, choir, orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz combo, music theater, experimental and steel drum ensembles, recitals, music technology, conducting, theory, collaborative piano, Alexander technique, diction for singers, special topic seminars including music business, concerto/aria competition, recreational activities, and more. Students accepted by recorded audition only. 6/20-7/3. [email protected]

 S   Rocky Ridge Summer Music Programs, Estes Park. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected]ockyridge.org.
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. 6/2-14.
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. 7/15-26.
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. 7/28-8/2.

 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 6/14-19, middle school program 6/21-26, summer jazz academy TBA. 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. 6/16-7/12. Contact: 970-586-4031, [email protected] rockyridge.org.

   Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Boulder, is a retreat for amateur players focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on breath control and alternate fingerings will be offered. Tuition w/housing $995 plus tax single, $715 plus tax double. Tuition alone $435. June 20-24. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. [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. 7/12-18. 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) and piano. Session lengths vary from 3 to 10 days. Adult Piano Seminar (age 18+), Session 1: 5/23-27, Session 2: 5/27-31. Chamberre in the Rockies (age 18+), 8/5-9. Contact: 303-449-1106, [email protected]

Connecticut
 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. 6/27-7/3. [email protected]

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Florida
 S   Florida Southern College Band Camp, Lakeland. The camp is open to students in high school and middle school band programs with at least one year of playing experience. Activities will include performing in a large concert band setting plus ear training, masterclasses, electives, chamber music and jazz band options also included. Camp concludes with a concert. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $330. 6/14-19. Contact: 863-680-4229, [email protected]

 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. 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! Session A (elementary and middle school) 6/29-7/10, Session B entering grades 9-12) 7/13-24. Contact: [email protected]

 S       University of Florida Summer Music Camps, Gainesville.



The University of Florida is ranked #7 among public universities by US News and World Report (2020) and the School of Music is one of three institutionally accredited schools within UF’s College of the Arts. The School of Music hosts a variety of summer camps: Sacred Music Workshop 5/3-5, Brazilian Music Institute 5/11-15, Profes­sional Development for Practicing Teachers/Building Musicianship in Instru­mental Ensembles 6/8-11, Professional De­vel­op­ment for Practicing Teachers/Online Intro­duction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics Pedagogy, 6/22-26, International Piano Festival 6/13-20, Gator Chamber Music Institute 6/20-27, Gatorland Band & Instrumental Music Camps/Instrumental Studio Music Camp 6/20-21, and Gatorland Band & Instru­mental Music Camps/UF Total Mu­si­cianship Band Camp, 6/21-27. Contact: 352-273-3161, [email protected]
www.arts.ufl.edu/music/summer-camps



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Georgia
 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. 6/7-11.
Summer Music Camp is for students in grades 6-12 who have studied an instrument for at least one year. Students rehearse, take private lessons, attend musicianship classes, perform, and have daily masterclasses with UGA faculty. 6/7-11.
Marching Band Camp is for students in grades 9-12 who wish to develop skill in such areas as drum major, marching percussion, color guard, and band leadership. 6/14-18.

Idaho
 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 2020 camp welcomes students entering grades 6-12, and graduating seniors. Topics addressed include chamber music, fundamentals, improvisation, and performance art. 7/20-24. 35 students, 7 teacher. Contact: 208-426-1685, [email protected]


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Illinois
 S   Credo Flute, Elmhurst, is for the serious flutist ages 14 and up with study of solo and orchestral repertoire. Tuition w/housing $1,135, Tuition alone $610, 7/20-25. 30 participants. Masterclass teachers Jennie Brown, Bonita Boyd, Kelly Zimba, Walfrid Kujala. [email protected]

 S   Illinois State University Summer Band Camps, 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. 7/8-14. 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. 6/17-23. 160 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 309-438-2166, [email protected]

 S   Illinois Summer Youth Music, Ur­bana. 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, jazz, hip-hop, composition, contemporary mu­sic, and piano. Tuition with housing $700-$750, tuition alone $500-$550. Programs run between 6/21-7/25. Contact 217-244-3404, [email protected]
isym.music.illinois.edu

 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 Violin Institute, 6/22-7/3; Guitar Work­shop, 6/28-7/2; Trombone Master­clas­ses, 6/28-7/3; Conducting and Wind Music Symposium, 7/5-10; Percussion Sym­posium 7/13-18. Contact: [email protected]

 S   Summer ChamberFest at DePaul University, Chicago. Immerse yourself in the challenging world of chamber music with a one-week intensive program in July, 2020. The program offers daily coaching, master classes, seminars and performance opportunities from our world-class faculty and is open rising high school junior and senior student instrumentalists. Application deadline is March, 16 2020. Tuition with housing $1,595. 7/6-7/12. Contact: 773-325-7260, [email protected]

 S   Summer Music Institute, Macomb. Day Camps – 6/8-12: Rocky’s Youth Camp (Grades 4-6). Steel Band Camp (A: grades 4-8, B: grades 9-12). Resident Camps: – 6/14-19: Jr. & Sr. Choir Camp, Jazz Combo Camp. 6/21-26 – 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. 6/21-28. Contact: 630-752-5097, [email protected]

 S       22nd Annual Summer Flute Retreat, Peru. Head at the First Congregational Church, this is a masterclass for all ages including adults and ability levels featuring warm-ups, technique class, flute choir, and small ensembles. Tuition $325-$350. Housing TBA. 6/21-27. 10 masterclass performers, unlimited participants in ensemble units. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sue Gillio, Ellen Huntington, Darcie Fleming, Jen Etscheid, and Anne Badger. [email protected]
www.408fineartsfactory.com

 S       Illinois Summer Harp Class, Urbana. A three-day intensive for harpists of all ages. Offerings include daily master classes, performances, special topic presentations, and the Harp En­sem­ble Jam. Private lessons available. Harps available for rental. Open to pedal and lever harpists. Tuition $300. 7/11-13. 15 per session, 3 teachers. Contact: 217-265-7919, [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, Color Guard, 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 $265-$560 depending on session, tuition alone $205-$440 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, & music majors. Can take both clinics. Directors Clinic: comprehensive, nationally famous clinicians engage in wide variety of topics, designed to expand knowledge, skills. Drill Design Clinic: Pyware use & design, beginning/
advanced levels, fills at 25. Location: Eastern Illinois University. Tuition with housing $385 Directors Workshop; $295 Drill Design. Tuition alone $275 Directors Workshop; $225 Drill Design. Directors Clinic 7/7-10; Drill Design Clinic 7/10-12. 50 participants, 10 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
www.swclinics.com

   Illinois Bach Academy, Urbana. One-week intensive study of JS Bach, culminating in 2020 with a full performance of the St. Matthew Passion. Tracks for singers, musicologists, young artists (collegiate singers), conductors, and instrumentalists. University of Illinois faculty joined by Fuma Sacra and the Fuma Sacra Baroque Orchestra. Tuition with housing $815-$929, tuition alone $600. 6/14-20. 50 attendees, 12 teachers. Contact: 217-265-7919, [email protected]

   Paul Rolland String Pedagogy Workshop, Urbana. This internationally-acclaimed program is recognized for its innovative relevance to string teachers, performers, and serious college students. Engage with the ground-breaking playing and teaching principles and techniques of Paul Rolland through collaboration with world renowned pedagogues, several of whom studied with him and collaborated with him. Tuition with housing $790-$907, tuition alone $575. 6/21-27. 50 attendees, 10 teachers. Contact: 217-265-7919, [email protected]

   Summer Residency for New Music at DePaul University, Chicago. New music chamber group, Ensemble Dal Niente and DePaul Composition faculty host a week-long residency program. Young composers and performers will collaborate on new projects, participate in masterclasses, and receive individualized feedback. Projects realized will be performed in concerts. Current undergraduate and graduate student composers and performers of new music. Tuition $995. 7/6-12. 11 teachers. Contact: 773-323-7260, [email protected]

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Indiana
 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. 7/21-27. Con­tact: 765-641-4461, [email protected]
www.anderson.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/summer/music-business-camp

 S   Anderson University Piano and Composition Camp, Anderson. A unique program for young pianists to develop piano and musicianship skills and 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 and classes in ear training, theory, composition, and notation software. Tuition $350. 7/7-11. Contact: 765-641-4453, [email protected]
www.anderson.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/summer/piano-composition

 S   Butler University Summer Camps, Indianapolis. The Butler Community Arts School (BCAS) is offering 12 summer music and arts camps. Serving students ages 7-11 and 12-18. Located on the beautiful campus of Butler University. Residential and commuter options available. Students are bound to find a program that aligns with their interests and goals as artists! Tuition with housing $595-$725, tuition alone $195-$375. Sessions run in June and July. 20-100 students per session. Contact: 317-940-5500, [email protected]

 S   Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, Bloomington.



This dynamic musical experience is for string, brass, woodwind, and percussion students currently in grades 7-12. Primarily focused on orchestra and band performances, the clinic also offers jazz and chamber ensembles, electives in conducting, composition, jazz improvisation, music theory, leadership, and classes led by IU Jacobs School of Music faculty! Tuition with housing $825. 6/14-20. 225 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 812-855-1372, [email protected] music.indiana.edu/summer-musicclinic

 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. 6/28-7/26, half session 6/28-7/12. Contact: 612-879-9555, [email protected]

 S   Music For All Summer Symposium, Muncie, has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is 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. 6/22-27; Leadership Week­end 6/20-21. Contact: [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. 6/22-27; Leadership Week­end 6/20-21. Contact: [email protected]
www.musicforall.org/camp

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Iowa
 S   Band Camp XXIV 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. 7/19-25. Contact: [email protected], 319-352-8296.

 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 $520. Middle school 6/9-15, high school 6/21-27. 400 students, 35 teachers. Contact: 563-387-1389, [email protected]

 S   Iowa Summer Music Camps, Iowa City. The Iowa Summer Music Camps, held on the University of Iowa campus are open to students who have completed seventh grade (8th grade for the National Youth Saxophone Camp) and above. Tuition with housing $600, tuition alone $310. Week one (jazz, percussion) 6/7-12, week two (saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, piano, viola, organ) 6/14-19. 100 students per session, 24 teachers. Contact: 319-335-1635, [email protected]

 S       Iowa Flute Intensive, Iowa City, is designed for the serious flutist. Topics include fundamentals of sound, articulation, technique and phrasing, orchestral and opera excerpts, concerti, solo repertoire, mock orchestral audition, chamber music, exhibits and faculty recitals. Tuition alone performer $555, auditor $365. 6/1-5. 20 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Nicole Esposito, Marianne Gedigian, Ulla Miil­mann, Michel Bellavance, Kaori Fujii, Tim Carey, [email protected]
music.uiowa.edu/public-programs/iowa-flute-intensive

   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. 7/10-12. Tuition $175. 200 attendees, 5 teachers. Contact: 563-387-1267, [email protected]

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Kansas
 S   Kansas State Summer Music Camp, Manhattan, is open to all band students grades 5 through 12. A typical daily schedule during camp includes a full group rehearsal in the morning, followed by a sectional (small group) rehearsal with instruction by a specialist. Lunch is followed by supervised recreation time at either the K-State Union or the brand new Manhattan City Water Park, another full group rehearsal, then small group instruction. 6/14-18. 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 will 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 and section leader training, leadership sessions, rehearsals, and recreational time. A final performance and demonstration takes place at the end of camp. 7/12-15. Contact: 785-532-3816, [email protected]

   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 7-11 (grades 6-9), Jayhawk Drumline Academy June 12-13 (grades 9-12), and the High School Band & Orchestra June 14-19 (grades 9-12). Pricing and online registration will be posted on our website on March 1. Contact: 785-864-9741, [email protected]
music.ku.edu/mmc

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Kentucky
 S   Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops, Louisville. Our workshops have earned a reputation for producing the best intensive programs for learning jazz improvisation. Each year we assemble the nation’s leading educators and performers dedicated to providing an intensive learning experience for musicians of all ages and ability levels. are open to students of all ages and abilities. Theory classes, ear training, combo performance, masterclasses, and jam sessions allow students the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential. Beginner improvisers and seasoned pros will leave with tons of new and exciting ideas about how to improve their playing. Week-long workshops: 7/5-10 or 7/12-17. Two-day workshops: Anyone Can Improvise: 7/4-5; Guitar/Bass/Drum 7/4-5 or 7/11-12. Contact: 812-944-8141.

Maine
 S   Camp Encore Coda, Sweden. 2020 is the 71st 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 (all-inclusive) $3,500-$8,600. 1st session: 6/24-7/19, 2nd session: 7/19-8/9, full session: 6/24-8/9. 110 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 617-325-1541, [email protected]
www.encore-coda.com

 S   Maine Summer Youth Music Camp, Orono. Learn from professionals coming from the UMaine community and around the country, all bringing a wide array of skills and experiences. Evening activities include performances by faculty, students and others as well as fun recreational activities! Tuition with housing $620, tuition alone $320. Junior camp 7/12-17; senior camp 7/19-24. Contact: 207-581-4703, [email protected]

 S   New England Music Camp, Sidney. Enriching the lives of young musicians ages 11-18 for over 80 years. High-quality intensive music education blended with traditional camp recreation and social activities. Orchestra, Band, Choir, Jazz, Musical Theater, Piano, Harp, Guitar. Weekend performances at our outdoor amphitheater, Bowl in the Pines. Scholarship and financial aid available. Tuition with housing: $4,800. First Session: 6/27-7/17, Second Session: 7/17-8/10. 180 students per session, 50 teachers. Contact: 610-659-7634, [email protected]

   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+. Contact: 207-373-1400, [email protected]

   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, 6/9-23; Maine Chamber Music Seminar, 6/7-21; Caribbean Jazz Institute, 6/15-23. Contact: 207-465-3739, [email protected]

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Maryland
 S   Peabody Summer Session Classes, Baltimore. Programs for dance, guitar, piano, strings, voice, brass, winds, and percussion. Dates range from 6/19-8/8. 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 ensures a personalized, challenging, and entirely supportive experience. 7/3-12. Contact: 443-377-3730, [email protected]

Massachusetts
 S   Berklee College of Music Summer Programs, Boston. Berklee offers a variety of special sessions. Bass Workshop 6/12-14; Drums and Percussion Workshop 6/12-14; Vocal Summit 6/15-19; Song-writing Workshop 6/15-19 or 6/22-26; Music Production Workshop 6/19-21; Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Workshop 6/22-26; Global String Program 6/22-26; Berklee/Boston Conser-vatory Brass Pro­gram 6/22-26; Vocal/Choral Intensive 7/6-18; Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive 7/11-8/14; Day Sessions in Music (middle school, one- to four-week program) 7/13-8/7; Boston Conservatory at Berklee Composition Intensive 7/20-8/1; Guitar Sessions 8/16-21; Piano/Keyboard Work­shop 8/17-21. Contact email: [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. 6/25-7/6 (violin, cello, flute), 7/8-19 (violin, cello, flute, clarinet), 7/21-8/1 (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 10th 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. 6/15-19.

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Michigan
 S   Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake.



Blue Lake offers four two-week sessions for students in grades 5-12, who can choose a focus in band, orchestra, jazz, choir, harp, piano, art, dance, and theater. Advanced programs for Winds/Percussion and Strings require placement by audition. Significant scholarships available and based on merit or financial need. Tuition with housing $1,370-$1,450 depending on major. Session 1 6/24-7/5, Session 2 7/8-19, Session 3 7/22-8/2, Session 4 8/5-16. 1,369 students per session, 300 teachers. Contact: 1-800-221-3796, [email protected]
www.bluelake.org

 S   Interlochen Arts Camp, Inter­lo­chen. The nation’s premier multidisciplinary summer arts program. Led by distinguished faculty and renowned conductors, music campers perform in Kresge Auditorium, Corson Auditorium, Den­drinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Inter­lochen Bowl, and other locations around our scenic, lakefront campus. Multi-week programs for grades 3-12 and one-week instrumental institutes for high school students. Tuition with housing $1,575-$9,600 depending on session length, tuition alone $650 per week for day camp. Varying dates from 6/20-8/9. 2,755 attendees, 285 teachers. Contact: 231-276-7472, [email protected]
interlochen.org.
www.interlochen.org

 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. Con­tact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

 S       Amy Porter’s Anatomy of Sound, Ann Arbor, will focus this year on teaching 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. Educational lectures and traditional masterclasses will also be given. Tuition alone $700. Room & Board not included. June 6-9. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Bonita Boyd, Laura Dwyer, David J. Brown, Erika Boysen, Scott Schuler. [email protected]

 S       Aquinas College Summer Jazz Camp, Grand Rapids, is open to music students entering eighth grade through college, adults, and music educators at all levels of skill and abilities. Combos, big bands, faculty and student concert, masterclasses, and electives: theory, composing and arranging, rhythmic exploration, keyboard accompaniment, and styles and performance techniques. Tuition with housing $500, tuition alone $300. 6/14-19. 40-60 per session, 10 teachers. Contact: 616-632-2413, [email protected]

 S       Interactive Youth Program, South Haven.
Interactive Youth Program is a multi-day event for young instrumentalists ages 12-17. Explore interpretation through color and expressive technical exercises with beatboxing flutist, Greg Patillo, cellist Eric Stephenson, and bassist Peter Seymour of PROJECT Trio along with flutist Melissa Kay. Applications are now open. Tuition $525. 7/23-25. Contact: 734-412-5413, [email protected]
Interactive Youth Retreat. Join PROJECT Trio for an all-inclusive four-day event for adult musicians. The retreat offers a masterclass, performance opportunity and 6+ classes focused on color and expression through movement, modal music, microtonality, improvisation and beatboxing with Greg Patillo. All courses and lodging are held at a private beach house. Tuition with housing $855. 7/24-27. Contact: 734-412-5413, [email protected]
www.interactiveyouth.org

   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. 6/14-19. 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 4/18-8/23; adult band camp 8/11-16. Contact: 231-276-7200, [email protected]
college.interlochen.org

   String Educators Workshop, Ann Arbor, 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. 6/18-20. Contact: 866-936-2660, [email protected]

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Minnesota
 S   North Shore Summer Music Experience, Duluth. The Northland's Finest Music Camp held on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. A camp program for Junior High and High School Students (entering grades 7th-entering first year of college - Fall 2020). Featuring camps for Band/Jazz/Choral/Strings/Piano. 24-hour counselor supervision. Tuition with housing $459, tuition alone $199. 6/21-27. Contact: 218-726-7890, [email protected]

 S   St. Olaf Summer Music Academy, Northfield. Students who have completed grades 8-12. This performance-based experience will challenge you to stretch your abilities as you participate in major ensembles: band, orchestra, or choir with ensemble options in string, brass, and woodwind chamber music groups and private lessons, in addition to solo recital opportunities and participatory class offerings. Tuition with housing $680. 6/21-27. 100+ students, 20 teachers. Contact: 507-786-3031, [email protected]

 S   Soiva International Music Camp i, Moorhead, is for students ages 11-19 who play piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet or saxophone, and/or who study composition and improvisation. 6/12-21. Contact [email protected]

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Missouri
 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. 6/30-7/2. 110 students, 16 teachers. Contact: 660-248-6317, [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. 6/21-21. 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. 6/14-19. Con­tact: 816-235-5448, [email protected]

Nebraska
 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. 6-24-26. 40 attendees, 3 teachers. Contact: 308-865-8607, [email protected]

 S       Celtic Fiddle Camp, Avoca. The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be hosting a special Celtic Fiddle Camp for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, recorder players, and ukulele players. Music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be featured. The sessions will be led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt. Tuition $60-$150. 3/18-20. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

 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. 6/3-5. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

 S       Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp for Intermediate/Advanced Fid­dlers, 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. 7/8-10. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [email protected]

 S       Twin Fiddling Workshop, Avoca. The Old Avoca School­house, in Avoca, Nebraska, is offering a Twin Fiddling Workshop, Saturday, April 11, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse. This workshop, led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt, is perfect for fiddlers who want to learn to play duets. Tuition $20. 4/11. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 402-275-3221, [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 6-8. 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: 7/12-17. Senior Session tuition with housing $975, tuition alone $725. Senior Session dates: 7/18-26. 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. 6/27-8/2. Contact [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. 6/13-21. Contact [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, jazz fundamentals, improvisation, and drum set. Also, music theory and composition classes. Tuition: February-April $245, May-July $285. 7/1-29. Contact: [email protected]

New Mexico
 S       Santa Fe Flute Immersion, Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat and Conference Center Santa Fe, will focus on performance of major works for flute and piano. 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. 5/23-28. 12 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Tracy Doyle, Valerie Potter, and Linda Marianiello. [email protected], 505-474-4513.

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New York
 S   Bristol Hills Music Camp, Canandaigua. More than 50 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. 8/16-22. [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. 6/28-7/11. Contact: [email protected]

 S   Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Hamilton.



Since 1976 for students ages 12-18. Located on scenic Colgate University campus. Two, three, and four-week sessions. Bands, orchestras, choirs, jazz/rock ensembles and combos, chamber ensembles; 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 $2,349-$4,698, tuition alone $995-$1,990. Session dates: 6/28-7/26. Contact: 866-777-7841, sum [email protected]
www.EasternUSMusicCamp.com

 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. Middle school band camp, high school band camp, and honors solo vocal camp 6/28-7/4; string camp 7/12-18. 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: 7/12-25; Inter­mediate Division: 7/26-8/1. 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. Junior sessions: 6/21-7/4, 7/5-17; senior session 7/20-8/16. 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. 2020 Faculty: Bill Cunliffe, Steve Davis, Michael Dease, Antonio Hart, Clay Jenkins, Brian Lynch, Dennis Mackrel, Jim Snidero, Dave Stryker; Mark Beaubriand, Director; Todd Coolman, Artistic Director. Tuition with housing $2,982, tuition alone $2,100. 6/27-7/11. 60 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 518-580-5447, [email protected]

 S   [email protected], Rochester.



[email protected] offers an individualized, world-class music education experience: residential music programs and camps for high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory. Visit summer.esm.rochester.edu for details and application information. Tuition with housing $745-$3,885 (varies by program), tuition alone $325-$2,121 (varies by program). Sessions range from 6/29-8/8. 10-64 attendees per session. Contact: [email protected], 585-274-1564.
summer.esm.rochester.edu

 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. 7/26-8/9. Contact: [email protected]

 S       Meadowmount School of Music, Westport. Celebrating more than 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. 6/27-8/15. 200+ students, 20 teachers. Contact: 518-962-2400, [email protected]

   Your Body is Your Strad Institute, Caroga Lake. For violinists, violists, and cellists. Ten days in the beautiful Adirondacks applying somatic approach to musical performance through private lessons, group lessons, masterclasses and workshops dedicated to expanding artistic freedom and the art of teaching. The Institute offers participants the opportunity to explore their unique musical instruments, which is their body, and to improve their instrumental skills through somatic education with musicians and Feldenkrais Practitioners, Uri and Hagit Vardi. Tuition with housing $1,595. 6/18-28. Contact: [email protected]

   [email protected], Rochester, is excited to offer several programs for music educators in 2020! Courses include “Music Theory APSI® - Teacher Training,” “The Unbroken Circle: Native American Song and Dance Workshop” (new this year), and “Alexander Tech­nique for Musicians.” We hope to see you this summer! For details, visit summer.esm.rochester.edu. Tuition with housing $745-$1,025 (varies by program), tuition alone $325-$785 (varies by program). Sessions range from 6/29-8/7. 10-30 attendees per session. Contact: [email protected], 585-274-1564.
summer.esm.rochester.edu

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North Carolina
 S   Cannon Music Camp, Boone. A three-week music-filled retreat in the mountains of North Carolina, Cannon Music Camp offers the most comprehensive course of musical instruction in the Southeast, with intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory. Open to serious student musicians who are rising high school freshmen to rising college freshmen. Tuition with housing $1,655 plus a meal plan. 6/20-7/11. 210 attendees, 35 teachers. 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. 6/21-26.

 S   Summerjam! 34, Fayetteville.



Summerjam! is open to all musicians ages 11–18 who want to enhance their musicianship and interact with other musicians from across the state and region. Music ensembles make up the main part of the day schedule (Band, Chorus, Orchestra, and Piano) and classes, all taught by university and local faculty. Tuition with housing $385, tuition alone $185. 7/6-11. 175 attendees, 30 teachers. Contact: [email protected], 910-630-7100.
www.methodist.edu/music/summerjam

 S   UNCG Summer Music Camp, Greensboro. Now attracting over 1,900 students in Grades 6–12, the UNCG Summer Music Camp is the largest university music camp in the US. Campers are under the guidance of the artist faculty of the UNCG School of Music. Programs in band, chorus, orchestra, and piano are offered in two one-week sessions. Tuition with housing $515-$555. Week one: 7/12-17; Week two: 7/19-24. 1000 students per week, 150 teachers. Contact: 800-999-2869, [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 early June through early August. Contact: [email protected]

 S       Eastern Music Festival, Greens­boro, is a five-week summer educational program for talented, dedicated young artists ages 14-23. The festival offers programs for orchestra and piano as well as a Conducting Institute, Classical Guitar Summit, and a Euphonium/Tuba Institute. Private lessons, chamber music, masterclasses, and seminars are available to all participants. Contact: 336-333-7450 x227, [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. Contact: 336-770-3399.

   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. 6/15-27. Contact: 704-951-5910, [email protected]

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North Dakota
 S   International Music Camp, Dun­seith. Founded in 1956, IMC offers over 40 one-week programs in all areas of the Fine Arts including Band, Orchestra, Choir, Dance, Drama, Visual Art, and more! 2,000 grade 5-12 campers from 76 countries grow and learn together each season with instruction ranging from beginning to advanced. Auditions are not required. Tuition with housing $450/week if registered before 5/1, $465/week after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/14-7/28. 250-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: [email protected], 701-838-8472.
internationalmusiccamp.com

   Professional Development at the International Music Camp, Dun­seith. Create 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 $450/week if registered before 5/1, $465/week after 5/1. One-week sessions running 6/14-7/28. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected]
internationalmusiccamp.com

Ohio
 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. 7/2-11. 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: 6/14-19 (double reeds, piano, strings, brass); Session 2: 6/21-26 (percussion, vocal arts); Session 3: 6/27-7/2 (jazz, musical theatre, saxophone). Con­tact: [email protected]

 S   Oberlin Flute Academy, Oberlin, is a class for high school students who wish to devote five days to intensive work on flute-playing skills through masterclasses, lessons, performance classes, and recitals. Tuition w/housing $880. 7/14-18. 16 participants. Masterclass teacher Alexa Still. [email protected]
www.oberlin.edu/con/summer

 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. 6/1-6. 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. 6/14-20. Contact: [email protected]

 S   The Ohio State University Youth Summer Music Pro­grams, Columbus. Eight programs at Ohio State offer musicians (grades 4-2020 graduates) the opportunity to enrich their understanding and love for music. Day and resident programs (with commuter option): Bassoon Camp, Bass Camp, Clarinet Academy, Flute Workshop, MS Concert Band Academy, Morning String Student Workshop, Ohio State Marching Band Clinic, Saxophone Camp. Tuition with housing $375-$495, tuition alone $275-$395. Various sessions available from May-July. 30-200 students, 10 teachers. Contact: [email protected], 614-292-7940.
music.osu.edu/outreach/ysmp

 S       Oberlin Trumpet Workshop, Oberlin. Oberlin Trumpet Workshop 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 technique sessions, masterclasses, lessons, and performances, with in-depth instruction by Roy Poper and Arto Hoornweg. The program is designed to be sufficiently flexible to accommodate the interests of the individual participants. 6/21-7/1. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]
www.oberlin.edu/summer

   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. 7/13-18. Con­tact: [email protected]
music.osu.edu/outreach/osu-stw

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Oklahoma
 S   Oklahoma State University Summer Music Camp, Stillwater, offers high school students the opportunity to study their instruments in a comprehensive collegiate setting. The camp offers three tracks of study: band, orchestra, and piano. Students participate in large ensembles, masterclasses, chamber ensembles, and elective courses. Private lessons with OSU faculty are also available. 6/28-7/3. Contact [email protected]

 S       2020 Bassoon Bonanza!, Tulsa. Held at Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. Junior high/high school bassoonists; adult players. 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. Contact: 918-445-0101, [email protected]

Oregon
 S   Oregon State University Chamber Music Workshop, Corvallis. The OSU Chamber Music Workshop is designed for motivated string students looking to experience playing ensemble repertoire in a supportive and stimulating environment. Students will develop performance and ensemble skills while working with artist-teachers. For advanced and intermediate players. Ensembles based on age, experience and ability. On-campus housing is available. Tuition with housing $900/week, tuition alone $500. Week 1 7/13-18, week 2 7/20-25. 60 students, 13 teachers. Contact: 541-737-2623, [email protected]

 S   Oregon State University Choir Camp, Corvallis. The OSU Choir camp is an intensive five-day choral learning experience for students aged 14-19. Participants benefit from expert coaching, sight reading clinics, intensive rehearsals, sectional rehearsals, and the opportunity to perform a variety of music genres with small ensembles and large choir. On campus housing is available. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $250 by 7/1, $350 after 7/1. 8/10-14, 80 students, 6 teachers. Contact: 541-737-2623, [email protected]

 S   Oregon State University Music Recording and Production Camp 2020, Corvallis. A summer camp for high school students to gain exposure using technology to make music. Classes in recording techniques, software operation, and listening skills will allow the student an opportunity to explore the creative and technical sides of music production. The camp will culminate in a showcase of student work. Tuition with housing $750, tuition alone $400. 7/20-24. 20 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 541-737-2623, [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. 6/21-7/3 and 7/5-17. Contact [email protected]

   Orff Schulwerk Level 1, Corvallis. Particularly relevant for elementary general music teachers, this Orff certification and continuing education unit eligible course focuses on the principles of Orff and provides lesson strategies and materials ready for immediate implementation in the music classroom. Experiential activities include singing, movement, rhythmic speaking, pitched and unpitched percussion and recorders, improvisation. Tuition $750. 7/13-24. Contact: 541-737-2623, [email protected]

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Pennsylvania
 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. Students take the same coursework, with the same schedule, classrooms, faculty and program rigor as first-year under­grad­uates. Full session 6/27-8/8. Half sessions 6/27-7/17 and 7/20-8/8.

 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. Middle school 6/28-7/3, High School 7/5-8/1. [email protected]

 S   Curtis Summerfest “Young Artist Summer Program,” Philadelphia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Young Artist Summer Program will take place online during the designated festival dates (7/11-8/1) Musicians aged 13 to 22 who have studied privately at the advanced level are encouraged to apply. Applications for the online program will be accepted on a rolling basis while positions are available. The final deadline is June 15 at noon ET. Every participant selects one are of focus: composer, conductors, pianists, instrumentalists (or­chestra). 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. 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. Tuition alone $475. 7/5-10. Contact: 717-867-6383, [email protected]
www.lvc.edu/music-camp

 S   Slippery Rock University Summer Jazz Academy, Slippery Rock, offers a robust schedule of ensembles, classes, and activities to students aged 15-18. The ability range is wide, ranging from All-State level performers to beginning improvisers. Course offered are: Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo/Improvisation, Instrument Master Classes and/or lessons, Jazz History, Jazz Theory, and Jazz Composition. Tuition with housing $749, tuition alone $599. 6/22-27. 20-30 attendees, 8 teachers. Contact: 724-738-2443, [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. 6/14-27. Contact: 215-717-3167, [email protected]

 S   Summer Music Institutes, Selins­grove. A weeklong residential summer performance experience for high school students (9-12 grade) that focuses on improving musicianship and performance skills. Take private lessons with expert faculty, building valuable connections with professional musicians while developing audition repertoire. Study music theory and history in preparation a closing concert. Choral & Instrumental options. Tuition with housing $950. 6/21-27, 7/5-11. Contact: [email protected], 570-372-4309.

 S   Vivace Marching Band Workshops, West Chester (full band) and Kutztown (drum majors and guard). America’s longest running independent residential workshops for students with enthusiasm in marching band including wind instruments, percussion, color guard, twirlers, and drum major. Additional 2-day and 1-day leadership workshops with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Dr. John Villella available nationwide. 7/6-9 (Kutztown), 7/20-23 (West Chester). Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]
www.vivaceproductions.com

 S   West Chester University High School Summer Music Institute, West Chester. We offer instrumental piano, and vocal tracks as well as an honors track (audition required). Students participate in large and small ensembles, a solo recital (by audition), music theory classes, and audition/college-prep classes. Each student receives two 30-minute private lessons. The faculty consists primarily of WCU music professors. 7/6-11. Contact: [email protected]
www.wcupa.edu/music/hsSummerMusicInstitute.aspx

   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. 5/20-23. 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 6/6-13; Approaching Chamber Music 6/12-14; Improv Across Music 6/13-20; The Music of Tango 6/13-20; Vocal Institute 6/13-20; Flute Immersion 6/15-20; Intensive Week 6/21-28. Contact: [email protected]

   Vivace Director Workshop, West Chester. Four-day residential clinic for directors and staff of high school marching bands. Past clinicians have included Tim Lautzen­heiser, Alfred Watkins, Marcia Neel, Jay Bocook, Bob Buckner, April Gilligan, Randy Gilmore, and Will Rapp. 7/20-23. Contact: 610-431-3311, [email protected]
www.vivaceproductions.com

   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. 7/13-17. Con­tact: [email protected]
www.wcupa.edu/music/WindConducting.aspx

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Rhode Island
 S   Berklee Global Jazz Institute Work­shop at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport. Hosted by Salve Regina Uni­versity, the Global Jazz Institute offers aspiring young musicians, including vocalists and nontraditional instrumentalists, a full-scholarship (tuition and housing), five-day intensive jazz program taught by world-renowned faculty and led by Danilo Pérez as artistic director and Marco Pignataro as managing director. The program features ensemble rehearsals, master classes by musicians who have appeared in the Newport Jazz Festival, and final performances, with all students to play on the festival stage. 8/3-7. Contact: [email protected]

South Carolina
 S   CSU Summer Music Camp, Charleston. Campers elect Senior, Junior, Beginner Band; Senior or Junior Orchestra, or Piano Camp. A week-long non-stop mix of ensemble, masterclass, 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. Tuition with housing $360, tuition alone $300. 6/22-27. 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. 6/21-7/19. 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. 7/12-17. Con­tact: 605-658-3468, [email protected]

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Tennessee
 S   Carson-Newman Summer Music Camp, Jefferson City. Week 1: senior band, junior band and beginner band; week 2: vocal arts, strings, and piano camps. Grades 5-12. Carson-Newman is nationally acclaimed as one of the best liberal arts schools in the South; fully experienced in summer camp operations, hosting over 8,000 students annually in summer camps. Tuition with housing $420-$460, tuition alone $360-$420. 6/22-27, 7/13-18. 80+ attendees, 12 teachers. 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. 6/20-7/19. Contact: 931-598-1225, [email protected]

Texas
 S  2020 Virtual Leadership, Drum Major, & Colorguard Camp, Commerce. Participants will have daily instruction from staff, with guest sessions from the instructional and design team from the 19-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils. Interactive skill development, fitness sessions, classroom seminars, and leadership training are just a few of the things we have in store for our virtual campers. Tuition $45. 6/14-16. Contact: 903-468-8124, [email protected]

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  Longhorn Music Camps, Austin. Since its beginnings in 1979, Long­horn Music Camps have provided an opportunity for young musicians to experience the outstanding level of instruction offered at the Butler School of Music. Programs offered in 2020 include Middle School Band, Saxophone Academy, High School Band/Honors Wind Ensemble, High School Mariachi Camps. Tuition with housing $695, tuition alone $495. Session 1 Middle School Band: 6/7-13, Saxophone Academy: 6/8-12, Session 2 Middle School Band: 6/14-20, High School Band/Honors Wind Ensemble Camp: 6/21-27, High School Mariachi: 6/28-7/1. Contact: 512-232-2080, [email protected]

  2020 Virtual Marching Arts Director Symposium, Commerce. Symposium attendees will have the opportunity to learn from clinicians in eight 45-minute sessions. Clinicians include members of the design team and instructional faculty from the Blue Devils and System Blue, Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, and Mike Howard, Director of Bands for the 2019 BOA Grand National Champions, Vandegrift High School. Tuition $25. 6/15-16. Contact: 903-468-8124, [email protected]


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Vermont
 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 6/2-7, young artist seminar 6/7-14, adult chamber music workshop 6/17-21, senior session 6/26-8/9, junior session 8/15-30. Contact 973-378-5854, [email protected]

 S       Learn Flute Making and Repair, Richmond. Classes for 2020-21 for flute repair and flute making are now posted on the web site. Classes are limited to 4 students running 9-5 M-F. This is a class not to be missed if you're seeking to learn repair/making traditional fine flutes while the opportunity is still available. Sessions from 4/6-10/9. 1 teacher. Contact: 802-434-4317, [email protected]
www.landellflutes.com/courses

 S       Vermont Guild of Flute Mak­ing, Richmond. Many teachers find that local repair technicians don't offer repairs for high quality fine flutes. Good players know the value of having pads that seal perfectly, so they are the best judge of quality. With a small investment of time and money, many players have become the “go-to” repairers. Sessions from 4/6-10/9. 4 students, 1 teacher. Contact: [email protected], 802-434-4317.
www.landellflutes.com/courses

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Virginia
 S   George Mason University Summer Music Intensives, Fairfax.



Join us this summer at George Mason University for Mason Summer Music Intensives Week, June 15-19, presented by the Mason Community Arts Academy. Intensives include clarinet, flute, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, percussion, composition, and recording. Aspiring musicians can immerse themselves in a challenging and encouraging program of high octane rehearsals, masterclasses, insightful discussions, and guest artist performances. On-campus housing also available. Program Tuition: $445; Room & Meals: $665. 152 participants. Contact: 703-993-9889.
www.MasonAcademy.org
 
Washington
 S       Summer at Cornish, Seattle, offers students ages 12-25 the opportunity to study with the renowned Cornish music faculty and guest artists in a series of one-week intensive workshops designed especially for aspiring young musicians. Students can hone their skills, learn new techniques from working musicians, and meet other students passionate about music. With a variety of scheduling options, the summer music program at Cornish provides a perfect platform to expand knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong audition pieces, and get a real taste of college life. We offer a variety of workshops open to middle school and high school students as well as courses open to adults. 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. 7/26-8/9. Contact: 206-686-3109, [email protected]

Wisconsin
 S   Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor (Door County), offers two-week resident instrumental summer sessions for advanced music students ages 13-19. With student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1 and performance-based curriculum, students are closely mentored by faculty and perform with faculty in eight to ten public concerts during their stay. Sessions offered in Percussion/Steel Band, Sym­pho­ny, and Big Band Jazz. 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! 7/19-25. 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 $675, tuition $545. Sessions run weekly mid-June through the beginning of August. Contact: 715-468-2414, [email protected]
www.shelllakeartscenter.org

 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 7/12-30. Contact: 920-465-2775, [email protected]


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Wyoming
 S   Yellowstone Summer Music Camp, Powell. This summer Northwest College will host the 30th 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. 6/21-26.

Outside the United States
Armenia

 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. 7/6-26. [email protected]

Canada
 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. 5/31-8/20. 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. 7/19-8/1. 705-206-1845, [email protected]

 S       Vancouver Symphony Or­ches­tral Institute, Vancouver, offers young musicians 16-28 a unique experience. Students are immersed in a collaborative, nurturing musical environment, mentored by musicians of the VSO and internationally acclaimed music director, Otto Tausk. Students participate in the Institute Orchestra, chamber music, coachings, masterclasses, and a variety of performance opportunities. Tuition with housing 1,445 CAD, tuition alone 950 CAD. 6/27-7/6. 21 teachers. 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, jazz, 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 $799/7-8 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 7/8-18, Session II 7/19-25, Session III 8/1-8. 100 participants, 20 teachers. Contact: 973-532-1668, [email protected]
www.chtm.cz

Latvia
 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. 7/26-8/9. Contact: 917-515-9362, [email protected]

Spain
 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 provides musicians with two weeks of comprehensive music performance instruction. You’ll improve your skills in performance, music theory, production, and technology in our state-of-the-art recording studios, learning and networking in an inspiring multicultural environment. 7/13-24. [email protected]

Switzerland
 S       Galway Flute Festival, Weggis, includes daily warm-ups, ensemble and low flute choirs, workshops, exhibitors and personal masterclasses, focusing on all aspects of flute playing. All events and classes are open to all students. Evening concerts and workshops performed by Sir James & Lady Galway. Tuition alone CHF 800-1250. Housing in addition. July 17-26. Masterclass teachers include Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway and guest artists. [email protected]


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