After the challenges of the past two years, we all look forward to a brighter future and a return to the joys of summer music programs. As circumstances remain unpredictable, we will update the online listing and print an addendum in the April/May issue. We encourage summer camps to send us updates if any details change. (If your camp was not included or you would like information about print advertising, email [email protected].)


This is the 76th annual summer music camp directory published by The Instrumentalist.
Camps are listed alphabetically by state. Directors may make up to 100 copies of this magazine version of listing for distribution at no cost to students, parents, or teachers. ©2022  The Instrumentalist Publishing Co.You may link to the online version on your social media – http://theinstrumentalist.com/pages/The-Instrumentalist/2022-Directory-of-Summer-Camps/




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Multi-State Camps

The George N. Parks Drum Major Academy, multiple locations. Four-day student leadership workshop for High School Drum Majors and Field Commanders (Grades 9-12.) Focusing on leadership, conducting, peer teaching, and communication. You will work with other students from all over the US and receive instruction from faculty of some of the finest college and high school marching programs. Tuition with housing $695. Richmond, KY. Boulder, CO. Deland, FL. Mishawaka, IN. Norman, OK. Westerville, OH. Charlotte, NC. Westfield, MA. NY/NJ area TBA. Four day sessions beginning June 21. See website for dates and locations. Contact: 866-653-7389, [email protected]
www.drummajor.org


California
Band at the Beach Music Camp, San Diego. This summer’s 32nd annual weeklong music day camp for Middle School and High School music students, presented by Band at the Beach (BATB) is expected to resume at Point Loma Nazerene University (PLNU) sometime by mid-August. Our Board of Directors are looking to confirm the proposed first week of August from the first Monday of the month through that Friday will soon receive bilateral support for these dates (8-1 thru 8-5) from our permanent host PLNU’s Music Department. Please visit our website frequently for registration instructions and timely updates where this summer’s music camp dates will be immediately posted as soon as the University can project its summer-time schedule.
www.bandatthebeach.org

[email protected] Gilbert and Sullivan Scenes, San Francisco. Explore a “Topsy-Turvy” world of unforgettable melodies, ingenious lyrics, and wacky storylines! Engage with peer musical theatre lovers in a program that will nurture creativity and build skills in acting, singing, and movement in a fun and upbeat environment! Ages 10-18; Admission by audition. 6/13-6/25. Tuition $1,060. 38 students, 10 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

[email protected]: Guitar Workshop, San Francisco. Study with SFCM guitar faculty and guest artists in this week-long immersive guitar workshop. Students participate in lessons, guest masterclasses, performances, and guitar ensembles. Interactive workshops on guitar technique, improvisation, and Alexander Technique and explorations of SFCM’s Harris Guitar Collection are also included. Ages 13-25; Admission by audition. 7/5-7/9. Tuition with housing $1,210, tuition alone $600. 20 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

[email protected]: Harp Camp, San Francisco. Enrich your harp learning over the summer with SFCM’s Harp Camp for students aged 12-19. Harpists receive daily instruction in topics including harp ensemble, eurhythmics, harp history, and special workshops in arranging, improvisation, managing performance nerves, and more. At least 1 year of previous harp instruction required. 7/11-7/15. Tuition $500. 10 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

[email protected]: National Brass Ensemble Academy, San Francisco. Work with principal brass, percussion, and timpani players from the top orchestras across the country! The week-long academy will include intimate masterclasses, side-by-side brass ensemble and orchestral section readings, interactive chamber music sessions, and workshops delving into audition preparation, performance psychology, and arranging. Ages 16-25; Admission by audition. 6/13-6/20. Tuition with housing $2,750, tuition alone $1,850. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

[email protected]: Technology and Applied Composition Immersive
, San Francisco. Take a deep dive into music technology, media composition, and state-of-the-art production techniques. Through fun and interactive workshops, learn hands-on about the evolving field of media composition and what’s possible with the latest and greatest software tools. Ages 15+; Admission by score submission. 6/13-6/17. Tuition with housing $1,260, tuition alone $650. 20 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

[email protected]: Vocal Academy
, San Francisco. The SFCM Summer Vocal Academy provides an enriching environment where young musicians can focus intensely and creatively to further their musical and theatrical skills and continue to develop their vocal health, technique, and performance abilities. Ages 13-25; Admission by audition. 7/25-7/30. Tuition with housing $1,445, tuition alone $750. 30 students, 7 teachers. Contact: 415-503-6254, [email protected]

Summer [email protected]: Introduction to Music Composition, San Francisco. Explore your inner composer in this introductory course offered online only for ages 13 - 18. Learn the principles of harmony, melody, rhythm, and the basics of notational software while composing your own original music. No previous composition experience needed. Two sections, MWF for 3 weeks.Tuition alone $385. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 415-503-6254, 
[email protected].

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Colorado
Lamont Summer Academy, Denver. Lamont Summer Academy at the University of Denver is a 2-week intensive music experience in state-of-the-art facilities for instrumentalists, singers, pianists, and composers ages 14 through 18 (with some exceptions). Curriculum includes lessons, masterclasses, chamber music, orchestra, wind ensemble, opera & music theater, electives, recreational activities, and more. 6/19-7/2. Tuition with housing $2,200, tuition alone $1,700. 80 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 720-641-2414, [email protected]

Summer Alexander Technique Program, Boulder. 27th Annual Alexander Technique Summer Program. CU-Boulder College of Music. Learn skills that will help you maximize potential, move efficiently, reduce tension, and think more effectively. Students of all ages are welcome. One hour of graduate credit available. See our website for more information. 7/11-7/14. Tuition $350. 25 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 303-908-4279, [email protected]
colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/music/summer-college-music/alexander-technique-summer-course

Florida
Florida State University Summer Music Camps, Tallahassee. The FSU Summer Music Camps is one of the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive summer music programs. 12 one-week sessions are offered in June and July for elementary through high school students. Instruction is offered for beginning, intermediate and advanced students in chorus, orchestra, band, piano, jazz, and marching leadership. 6/12-6/18; 6/19-6/25; 6/26-7/2; 7/3-7/9. Tuition with housing $515-$601. Tuition alone $330-$405. 500 students, 150 teachers. Contact:  850-644-9934, [email protected]

Frost Young Musicians’ Camp, Coral Gables. In our camp, Wind Students in middle school and high school will participate in instrumental technique classes, music skills/theory classes, performance forums, wind ensemble, and orchestra or jazz ensemble. Optional (after camp) class-Intro to Music Production. We will pivot from a live to a virtual camp if necessary. Middle School (no dorm) 6/20-7/1. High School (opt. dorm) 7/5-7/16. 125 students, 21 teachers. Contact: 305-498-4925, [email protected]

Illinois
Illinois Summer Youth Music, Urbana. Four one-week residential programs for senior and junior high musicians. Twenty-five different offerings include traditional band, orchestra, choral and jazz programs, as well as pre-college programs for individual instruments, musical theatre, composition, music technology, hip-hop, piano and more. 6/20-7/23. Tuition with housing $800-$850, tuition alone $550. 250 students 150 teachers. Contact: 217-244-3404, [email protected]

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. July 2022. Tuition with housing $285-580 depending on session, tuition alone $225-460. 1,000 students, 5-300 per session, 75 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
http://www.swclinics.com

Smith Walbridge Clinics, Drill Design Clinic, Charleston.



For school and college directors, private writers/designers, & music majors only. Pyware use & design, beginning & advanced levels, fills at 25. Computers in beautiful lab provided or bring own laptop for use. Software subscription at clinic provided, can be purchased (if desired) with discount. Location: Eastern Illinois University. 7/15-7/17. Tuition with housing $335, tuition alone $265. 25 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 217-687-2005, [email protected]
http://www.swclinics.com


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Indiana
A Music and Creativity Weekend for Strings and Piano, Bloomington. Adults! Join for a weekend of intensive string and piano encounters enhanced by creative activities that set the stage for inspiration and rejuvenation. String orchestra and piano sessions are offered twice a day. Each participant will have the opportunity to sign up for creative encounters and health and wellness experiences. 6/2-6/5. Contact: 812-327-4092, [email protected]
 
Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, Bloomington.



Indiana University’s Summer Music Clinic is a dynamic musical experience that attracts talented string, brass, woodwind, and percussion students, grades 8-12 to our beautiful campus. Students focus on outstanding orchestra and band performances, and also choose an elective: jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, conducting, composition, jazz improvisation, music theory, and leadership. 6/12-6/18. Tuition with housing $875. 225 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 812-855-1372, [email protected]
https://go.iu.edu/4f8v

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. 7/11-7/18. Tuition $695. Contact: 765-641-4461, [email protected]
https://anderson.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/summer/music-business-camp/

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 7-19. Includes private and small group lessons and classes in ear training, theory, composition, and notation software. 7/5-7/9. Tuition $380. Contact: 765-641-4453, [email protected]
https://anderson.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/summer/piano-composition/

Iowa
Band Camp XXVI at Wartburg College, Waverly. 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. 7/17-7/23. Tuition with housing $590, tuition alone $390. 60 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 319-352-8296, [email protected]

Iowa Summer Music Camps, Iowa City. The Iowa Summer Music Camps offer students (grades 7-12) intensive but fun camps in Jazz, Percussion, Piano, Clarinet, and Saxophone. Our camps, led by nationally and internationally recognized faculty, provide campers with a variety of educational experiences including interactive clinics, master classes, ensemble rehearsals, and recreational activities. 6/12-6/17: Jazz and Percussion; 6/19-6/24: Piano, Clarinet, and Saxophone. Tuition with housing $600 double room with meals; $675 single room with meals, tuition alone $300. Session 1: 80 people, Session 2: 45 people, 20 teachers. Contact: (319) 335-1635, [email protected]

Kansas
2022 Midwestern Music Camp, Lawrence. KU will host its annual Midwestern Music Camp for Middle School and High School aged Band and Orchestra students. Work with KU faculty and world renowned guest artists during the camp. Rates did not change from 2019. Commuter and residential options currently exist. Middle school: 6/12-6/16, high school: 6/19-6/23. Tuition with housing middle school $555, high school $680. Tuition alone middle school  $350, high school $425. 350 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 785-864-9751, [email protected]
http://www.music.ku.edu/mmc
 
Kentucky
Racer Instrumental Music Academy, Murray. Students in grades 9-12 will be part of a large concert band and will prepare fun and challenging band literature, culminating with a final showcase concert. Through masterclasses, lessons, seminars, and chamber music, students will learn to improve ensemble performance by focusing on intonation, blend, tone quality, and musicianship. 6/12-6/18. Tuition with housing $500, tuition alone $400. Contact: 270-809-4289, [email protected]

Vocal Arts Camp, Murray. This week-long camp is open to rising 9th graders through recent high school grads. V.A.C. will immerse you in the vocal arts, encourage, and educate in musicianship and healthy vocal production. Experience voice instruction, acting and movement workshops, and music literacy classes. Campers will perform on the final day. 6/19-6/25. Tuition with housing $500, tuition alone $400. Contact: 270-809-6446, [email protected]

World Music Drumming, Murray. The World Music Drumming Curriculum was created for music educators, church musicians, and community-based music leaders, offering summer workshops with courses presented by esteemed faculty. Participants return to their schools and communities, having experienced rich professional development, ready to incorporate the World Music Drumming Curriculum framework within their program. 7/18-7/22.

Maine
Camp Encore/Coda, Sweden. We are a unique musical community offering daily instruction in diverse styles, including private lessons, orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles, rock bands, jazz combos, chamber music, chorus, jazz choir, theater & many concerts. 2022 is our 73rd year! Supportive, non-competitive atmosphere also offering sports, swimming, boating, arts & crafts. Ages 9-17. 1st Session 6/29-7/23, 2nd Session 7/24-8/14, Full Session 6/29-8/13, 2 week sessions starting 7/29 and 7/24 for first-time campers finishing 3rd and 4th grade. Tuition with housing $3,700-$9,500 depending on age and length. 100-120 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 617-584-1129, [email protected]
http://www.encorecoda.com

New England Music Camp, Sydney. New England Music Camp, Enriching the lives of young musicians ages 11-18 for 85 years. High-quality intensive music education blended with traditional camp recreation and social activities. Orchestra, Band, Choir, Jazz, Musical Theater, Piano, Guitar. Scholarship and F/A available. Intensives Programs for Chamber Music, Composition, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Prelude Strings. Core NEMC: 6/26-7/25, Intensives and Prelude Strings: 7/25-8/8. Core NEMC: $6,400, Intensives: $3,000, Prelude Strings: $2,200. 190 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 207-465-3025, [email protected]

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Massachusetts
Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Lenox. BUTI is a premier summer training program for talented young musicians ages 14 to 20. BUTI is located in the beautiful Berkshire mountains of Lenox, Massachu-setts just down the road from the Tanglewood Music Center: the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Two-six week programs from 6/19-8/13. Contact: 617-353-3386, [email protected]
http://www.bu.edu/tanglewood

Visual Design Retreat, Orleans.
The Visual Design Retreat offers band directors and drill writers a wealth of information on Pyware 3D Drill Design, along with the opportunity for refreshment in Orleans, Massachusetts overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Come away energized and equipped to provide cutting-edge drill instruction for your marching band, drum corps, winter guard, or indoor drumline. 6/13-6/17. Tuition with housing $1,500. Tuition alone call for details. 16 students,
2 teachers. Contact: 508-255-4044, [email protected]
http://artsempoweringlife.org

Michigan
Aquinas College Summer Jazz Camp, Grand Rapids. Open to any student from 6th grade through 12th grade, college students, teachers, and adult learners. Students have the opportunity to play in big bands and combos, study improvisation, jazz theory and more. Beginners through advanced students welcome. More than 35 years of excellence and tradition. From 6/12-6/17. Tuition $300. 60 students, 9 teachers. Contact: 217-242-8702, [email protected]

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake.



Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp offers four two-week sessions June-August in band, orchestra, jazz, choir, creative writing, harp, piano, art, dance, and theater for students in grades 5-12. Advanced programs for winds, percussion, and strings require placement by audition. Significant scholarships based on merit or financial need. Tuition with housing $1,495-$1,585 depending on major. Session 1: 6/23-7/3, Session 2: 7/6 -7/17, Session 3: 7/20-8/2, Session 4: 8/3-14. Contact: 231-894-1966, or [email protected]
http://www.bluelake.org

Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen.



At Interlochen Arts Camp, ages 8-18 convene to expand their capacity in music, benefitting from personalized instruction, practical and theoretical learning, and inspiring collaboration. Exceptional faculty help young musicians hone their craft through private lessons, studio classes, music theory courses, and ensemble experience while enjoying the fun of summer camp. 6/18-8/7 range of 1-6 week sessions. Tuition with housing $1,675-$9,950. Contact: 231-276-7472, [email protected]
http://interlochen.org/camp

MPulse Performing Arts Institutes, Ann Arbor. Presented by SMTD’s Office of Engagement & Outreach, MPulse Per-forming Arts Institutes (MPulse) are a collection of residential summer programs that engage pre-college and adult students pursuing excellence in music performance, theatre, dance, and musical theatre, and are designed for students considering studying these areas at the college level. 6/19-7/31 (total time varies by program). Tuition varies by program see website. Contact: 734-936-2260, [email protected]

U-M SMTD Summer Adult Intensives, Ann Arbor. Presented by SMTD’s Office of Engagement & Outreach, SMTD’s Summer Adult Intensives offer a variety of summer programs for adult participants (i.e. college/graduate students, working professionals, teachers, etc.). Be sure to check out website for this upcoming summer’s offerings. Session dates varies by program see website. Contact: 734-936-2660, [email protected]

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Minnesota
Northern Lights Music Festival, Aurora. Promising musicians aged 12-collegiate get the opportunity to study with world renowned artists. Students are placed in orchestra and chamber ensembles and can compete in a concerto competition where they will be featured in our final orchestra concert. 7/1-7/23. Tuition $2,700. 6 teachers. Contact: 218-780-2922.
https://www.northernlightsmusic.org/young-artists-program/

New Hampshire
UNH Summer Youth Music School, Durham. Students concentrate on a major instrument or voice part and choose electives. They associate with talented young musicians and study with outstanding teachers and freelance artists. We offer concert bands, choruses, orchestras, master classes, small ensembles, jazz groups and more. New! Two-day Chamber Music session for students attending Senior SYMS. Junior SYMS: 7/16-7/20, Chamber Music Session: 7/21-7/22, Senior SYMS: 7/23-7/31. Tuition with housing Junior SYMS: $549 Senior SYMS: $899, tuition alone Junior SYMS: $349 Senior SYMS: $699. 200 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 603-862-2404, [email protected]

New Jersey
William Paterson University Summer Jazz Workshop, Wayne. Seven intense days of small group improvisation and rehearsals for students, 14 and older; option to commute or reside on campus; daily 3-hour rehearsals; classes in improvisation, arranging, and jazz history; private lessons and master classes; world-renowned jazz artists in nightly concerts and meet-the-artist sessions, final performance with students, faculty. 7/17-7/23. Tuition with housing $1,699. Tuition alone $1,368. 40 students, 8 teachers. Contact: 973-720-2268, [email protected]

New Mexico
Santa Fe Flute Immersion and Perform-ance Skills Workshops 2022, Santa Fe. Santa Fe Flute Immersion limits participants to 12 in order to provide lots of individualized attention. Up to 100 auditors can participate. The 2022 Immersion, “The Well-Rounded Flutist,” offers performance skills workshops open to all musicians, ages 14 and up. More information: beak[email protected] or call the office at 505-474-4513. 5/30-6/4. Tuition with housing $750 tuition, housing at local hotel $45/night, tuition alone $750 participant, $400 auditor, $125 high school auditor rate. 25-125 students, 4 teachers.
https://nmpas.org/events-cat/santa-fe-flute-immersion/


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New York
Bristol Hills Music Camp, Canandaigua. For 60 years, BHMC has been offering a quality music program in a traditional camp setting in the beautiful Bristol Hills of Upstate New York. We accept rising 7th-9th grade band, orchestra and vocal musicians. Our ensembles are directed by seasoned NYS music teachers and our counselors are college musicians. 8/14-8/20. Tuition with housing $690. 170 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 607-738-9951, [email protected]musiccamp.com

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, chamber ensembles, jazz/rock ensembles & combos; all instruments, all levels, private lessons, daily classes, workshops, guest artists, weekly concerts and recitals. More than one instrument/voice may be studied. Daily recreation. 6/26-7/24. Tuition with housing $2,659-$5,298. Tuition alone $1,050-$2,100. 150 students. Contact: 866-777-7841, [email protected]
http://www.EasternUSMusicCamp.com

Eastman School of Music – [email protected], Rochester.



[email protected] offers an individualized, world-class music education experience: programs for high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties, online workshops, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory. In-person and online programs planned; check website for information and updates. 6/27-8/5. Housing TBA, tuition alone $100-$5,460 (varies by program). 6-60 students, 75 teachers. Contact: (585) 274-1564, [email protected]
https://summer.esm.rochester.edu/

Five Towns College Summer High School Scholars: A Selective Scholarship Initiative, Dix Hills. Students entering grades 10, 11 or 12 in the Fall Semester 2022 who apply early and are accepted will receive a full scholarship to participate in this initiative. Students will learn valuable skills and insights in such fields as Music, Media, and the Performing Arts. $684 per 3-credit course or $228/one credit course. Contact: 631-656-2110, [email protected]
https://www.ftc.edu/summer-hs/

Fredonia Summer Musical Festival, Fredonia. The Fredonia Summer Music Festival brings together students of all disciplines with Fredonia’s world-class music faculty. Large and small ensembles, master classes, electives, and activities.
    Middle School Band Camp: Grades 6-8
    High School Band Camp: Grades 9-12
    Solo Vocal Camp: Grades 9-12
    Piano Camp: Grades 8-12
    String Camp: Grades 8-12
    MS Band, HS Band, Solo Vocal, Piano
6/26-7/2; Strings 7/24-7/30. Tuition with housing $845. Contact: 716-673-3152, [email protected]

Meadowmount School of Music, Lewis. 7 week intensive practice, study, learning and performance program for high level violinists, violists and cellist ages 13-32. Private lessons and masterclasses with world renowned faculty and Guest Artists, plus outdoor recreation and mind/body classes including Alexander Technique, yoga and meditation, all on beautiful 240 acre campus in the Adirondacks. 6/25-8/13. Tuition with housing $9,100, tuition alone $5,200. 170 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 518-962-2400, [email protected]

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North Carolina
Brevard Music Center Summer Institute & Festival, Brevard. BMC Summer 2022: Ages 14-29, with programs in orchestral studies, piano, jazz, classical guitar, saxophone, composition, and high school voice (classical and musical theater). Admission is by audition. All programs are residential and take place on our 180-acre wooded campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains. June-August, various programs. Tuition $1,800-$7,850. 400 students per summer. 70 teachers. Contact: 828-862-2140, [email protected]
http://www.brevardmusic.org/institute

Cannon Music Camp, Boone. Cannon Music Camp is the premier comprehensive music camp in the Southeast. We are a three-week music-filled retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, with intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory. Cannon Music Camp is open to rising high school freshmen to rising college freshmen. 6/25-7/16. Tuition $2,550. 200 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 828-262-4091, [email protected]

North Dakota
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. One week sessions running 6/19-7/30. Tuition with housing $600/week if registered before 5/1, $615 if registered after 5/1. 225-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: (701) 838-8472, [email protected]
https://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 are available. Private lessons are included. Discounts are given to teachers who bring first time campers. One week sessions running 6/19-7/30. Tuition with housing $600/week if registered before 5/1, $615 if registered after 5/1. 225-400 students, 185 teachers. Contact: 701-838-8472, [email protected] 
https://internationalmusiccamp.com/programs-and-sessions/professional-development/

Ohio
Baroque Performance Institute, Oberlin. BPI focuses on baroque instruments and voice, preparing musicians to perform some of the great works on period instruments. Participate in master classes, recitals, and student concerts to practice baroque techniques and gain a fuller appreciation of this unique musical genre. Half-tuition scholarship for qualifying high school students. 6/19-7/3. Tuition with housing $1,775, tuition alone $1,100. 70 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]

Oberlin Trumpet Workshop, Oberlin. This 10-day session offers daily master classes, private lessons, performance classes. The session will feature master classes given by Roy Poper and or Arto Hoornweg using the principles of the late James Stamp. Students are encouraged to bring solo repertoire that they would like to work on. 6/25-7/5. Tuition with housing $1,800. 20 students, 2 teachers. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]

Oberlin Viola Workshop, Oberlin. This masterclass series focuses on two key periods in a violist’s life – the pre-college years, and post-education years where one is mastering the art of auditions. Participants will leave the workshop with clear tools and a pathway for considerable ongoing growth. 6/26-7/2. Tuition with housing $1,600. Contact: 440-775-8044, [email protected]

Ohio Northern University Summer Music Camp, Ada. Camp is designed for students in grades seven-12, and provides many performing and educational opportunities. Campers can register to participate in band, choir, and/or orchestra, and we offer classes in music theory, music technology, world music, music history, rock and roll music, conducting, piano classes and jazz improvisation. 6/19-6/25. Tuition with housing $495, tuition alone $300. Contact: 419-772-2704, [email protected]
https://www.onu.edu/camps-and-events

The Ohio State University Bass Camp, Columbus. Participants will work with bass professor Barry Green and guest artists through chamber ensembles, private lessons, full bass orchestra and performance experiences to develop as both classical and jazz musicians, engage with peers, and enjoy the college experience at Ohio State. For students entering grades 9-12 and 2022 graduates. 6/29-7/2. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 50 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Clarinet Academy, Columbus. Clarinetists entering grades 9-12 and 2022 graduates will work with professor Caroline Hartig and Ohio State clarinet students and alumni in private lessons, master classes, and coached chamber groups. Enjoy solo and group performances and the Ohio State Clarinetwork clarinet choir. 7/6-7/9. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 40 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Double Reed Camp, Columbus. Oboists and bassoonists entering grades 9-12 and 2022 graduates will work with professors Karen Pierson and Abby Yeakle Held. Rehearse and perform in small chamber ensembles and a large double reed choir. Get “hands-on” with the art of reed-making, participate in master classes, enhance performance, explore repertoire, and more. 7/6-7/9. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 40 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Flute Workshop, Columbus. Flute Workshop features masterclasses with Professor Katherine Borst Jones, technique classes, private lessons, solo night, faculty and counselor recitals, flute choir and twice daily coached small flute ensembles. A residential program (with commuter option) on the Ohio State campus for students entering grades 9-12 and 2022 graduates. 6/19-6/23. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 50 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Global and Pop Music Experience, Columbus. Students entering grades 9-12 experience music-making within global and popular traditions. Play in a steel band or sing in a Gospel choir, participate in an Andean or African drum ensemble, explore hip-hop/rock/pop/eclectic styles in an encouraging, interactive environment. Students perform, create and learn about the cultural contexts of the music. Session 1: 6/20-6/24, Session 2: 6/27-7/1. Tuition $295 (scholarships available). 75 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Jazz Camp, Columbus. Intermediate and advanced jazz students entering grades 10-12 and 2022 graduates work side by side with the Ohio State jazz faculty and students. Experience exciting skill-building sessions, informative master classes, energetic combo and big band rehearsals. The non-competitive environment allows for individual growth and collaboration. 6/29-7/2. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 50 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Marching Band Summer Clinic, Columbus. For brass and percussion students entering grades 10-12 and 2022 graduates with at least one year of marching experience. Led by marching band staff and student leaders, participants learn the music and military-style marching fundamentals used by the Ohio State Marching Band as they contemplate a potential audition. 7/8-7/10. Tuition with housing $375, tuition alone $275. 300 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Middle School Concert Band Academy, Columbus. This day program is designed for middle-level concert band musicians to enrich their understanding of music in an enjoyable, non-competitive setting. Experience ensemble and sectional rehearsals with engaging repertoire, instrument-specific master classes, elective classes (Improv, Jazz Introduction, World Drumming, Ukulele) and a finale concert. For students entering grades 6-9. 7/10-7/15. Tuition $295. 100 students. Contact: 614-292-5272, [email protected]

The Ohio State University Music Leadership Intensive, Columbus. Students entering grades 10-12 will experience leadership from a holistic perspective within a music education context through guided discussion, team creation, practical skill-building and more. Professor Jordan Saul and current School of Music students will offer skills necessary to be an active leader in your school music program and beyond. 6/26-6/29. Tuition with housing $395, tuition alone $295. 30 students. Contact: 614-292-5272. [email protected]

The Ohio State University Saxophone Camp, Columbus. A highly interactive and enjoyable program where students strengthen classical and jazz skills through master classes, coached small groups, private lessons, performances and more. Led by saxophone professors Michael Rene Torres and Shawn Wallace. For students entering grades 9-12 and 2022 graduates. 6/26-6/29. Tuition with housing $475, tuition alone $375. 50 students. Contact: 614-292-5272. [email protected]

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Oregon
YMA: Young Musicians and Artists, Salem. YMA is the west coast’s premier residential arts education program. Combining elements of a rigorous arts program with a traditional summer camp, this 2-week camp gives students in grades 4-12 the opportunity to perform with students from across the country lead by instructors at the top of their field. YMAarts.org. 6/26-7/8 and 7/10-7/22. Tuition with housing $1875. 150 students, 55 teachers. Contact: 503-281-9528, [email protected]
 
Pennsylvania
Csehy Summer School of Music, Langhorne. Cseh is dedicated to excellence in classical music in a Christian environment. Open to high schoolers and middle schoolers. Opportunities for music study and performance, as well as time for sports and other activities. Spiritual growth is also a focus for campers and staff alike. 6/26-7/23, Tuition with housing: $860 per week, Tuition alone: $660. 130 students, 22 teachers. Contact: 267-629-5333, [email protected].

High School Flute Camp at Mansfield University of PA
, Mansfield. Explore core principles to improve anything you are playing, add expression through engaging and creative approaches. Fun and challenging for all levels. Participate in chamber music and flute choir. Live, face-to-face camp. 6/26-6/30. Tuition with housing $335, tuition alone $285. 30 students, 3 teachers. Contact: 570-662-4170, [email protected]

Mansfield University Summer Music Camps, Mansfield is located in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. Clarinet Camp: 6/26-6/30. Flute Camp: 6/26-6/30. Oboe, Bassoon Camp: 6/26-6/30. Honors Band Camp, TBD, see website. Piano Camp: 7/6-7/9. Saxophone Camp: 7/10-15. Percussion Camp: 7/10-7/15. Youth Camp (ages 9-14): TBD, see website. Choral/vocal Camp: 7/24-7/30. Tuition varies by camp, very reasonable. 10 teachers. Contact: 570-662-4710, [email protected]

Marywood Summer Music Academy, Scranton. The Marywood Summer Music Academy is an exciting, week-long band, orchestra, and choral day camp for students grades 7-12, held on the Marywood Campus at the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts. Students engage with exceptional faculty, artists, and student musicians from our region in classes, rehearsals, and performances. 7/24-7/30, Tuition: $375. 100+ students, 15 teachers. Contact: 202-320-0887, [email protected].
www.marywood.edu/camps

Summer Music Institute, Selinsgrove. We invite gifted musicians in grades 9-12 to Susquehanna for a residential program. This collaborative institute provides a creative and encouraging environment for young musicians. Ideal participants are those with dedication, creativity, curiosity, and passion for excellence in music. Grow through lessons with expert Susquehanna faculty and ample performance opportunities. 7/10-7/16. Tuition $875. 100 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 570-372-4309, [email protected]

South Carolina
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. 6/27-7/2. Tuition with housing $360, tuition alone $300. 450 students, 50 teachers. Contact: 843-882-7762, [email protected]

Furman Band and Orchestra Camp, Greenville, is open to students age 12-18 with 2+ years playing experience in concert band or string orchestra. The camp features 3 Concert bands, 1 Symphony and 1 String orchestra, Chamber music, Jazz, Solo Nightly concerts/recitals, and a Closing Concert on the final day. 6/12-6/17. Tuition with housing $630, tuition alone $510. 260 students, 25 teachers. Contact: 864-294-2086, [email protected]

Furman University/Greenville Jazz Collective Summer Jazz Camp, Greenville. Furman University/Greenville Jazz Collec-tive Summer Jazz Camp is open to students age 14-18 (younger with teacher recommendation). All instruments welcome and no prior jazz experience needed. Students are assigned to various jazz combos and larger ensembles based on skill/experience; daily jam sessions with jazz pros; closing concert on final day. 6/26-6/30. 100 students, 11 teachers. Contact: 864-294-2086, [email protected]

Furman University Summer Keyboard Institute, Greenville. The Furman Summer Keyboard Institute is open to students age 12-18 who are Advanced or Intermediate Pianists and Organists. Secondary areas of study include Organ, Ensemble Piano, and Improvisation. The camp features nightly faculty recitals, daily student master classes, and a closing recital for all on the final day. 6/19-6/24. Tuition with housing $630, tuition alone $510. 30 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 864-294-2086, [email protected]

Furman Young Artist Vocal Experience, Greenville. The Young Artist Vocal Experience (YAVE) is for young singers ages 14-18. Participants have the opportunity to develop their skills through voice classes, acting classes, master classes, student recitals, and special topic sessions. Styles include opera and oratorio, musical theater, sacred solo, and art song. 7/10-7/15. Tuition with housing $630, tuition alone $510. 50 students, 6 teachers. Contact: (864)294-2086, [email protected]

South Dakota
USD Summer Music Camp, Vermillion. The University of South Dakota Summer Music Camp is a six-day experience of 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 in a specific instrument or voice are also available. 7/10-7/15. Tuition with housing $495, tuition alone $375. 200 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 605-658-3466, [email protected]

USD Choral Directors Institute, Vermillion. The three-day institute, on the campus of the University of South Dakota, will include large ensemble reading sessions, master classes and clinic sessions that focus on a wide variety of teaching subjects for choral directors and will feature guest clinician, Jacob Narverud, and a variety of USD faculty. Tuition alone $195 plus $40 per credit hour. 6/15-6/17. 100 students, 5 students. Contact: 605-658-3466, [email protected]

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Tennessee
Lee University Summer Music Camp, Cleveland. Lee University Music Camp is for rising 9th-graders through rising college freshmen. It offers an exceptional experience that will enhance musical skill, knowledge, and enjoyment. Opportunities available in piano, choir, chamber strings, band or jazz during daily classes, rehearsals, and concerts. Camp faculty is comprised of Lee University faculty. 6/20-6/25. Tuition with housing $520, tuition alone $325. 80-100 students, 30 teachers. Contact: 423-614-8244, [email protected]
https://www.leeuniversity.edu/academics/music/music-camp/

The Tennessee Tech University Summer Music Institute, Cookeville. The Tennessee Tech University Summer Music Institute is an immersive four-day experience for high school musicians. Students will study and perform in small chamber groups as well as larger ensembles and have the opportunity to attend masterclasses and private lessons on their instrument of study with Tennessee Tech faculty. 5/31-6/4. Tuition with housing $450. Tuition alone $350. 60-70 students, 15 teachers. Contact: 931-372-3161, [email protected]
https://www.tntech.edu/fine-arts/music/community-programs/summermusicinstitute.php  

Texas
Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire and Performance, Denton, is a performance class for advanced performers, and these sessions emphasize musical performance and preparation. Daily classes include warmup exercises, tone/technique development, articulation studies, interaction of performer and listener, and the master class concludes with a concert by members of the class. 6/10-6/12. Tuition with housing $670, tuition alone $495. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 940-565-3722, [email protected]

Flute! Fundamentals, Denton, is a workshop for educators interested in developing teaching skills. Participants observe master teaching and interact with artist Mary Karen Clardy coaching students of all
levels. Basics of embouchure, breathing, tone production, phrasing, vibrato, and technique are addressed, with practical solutions for common problems given throughout the class. 6/17-6/19. Tuition with housing $670, tuition alone $495. 12 students, 1 teacher. Contact: 940-565-3722, [email protected]

Round Top Festival Institute, Round Top. Created in 1971 by concert pianist James Dick, its founder and artistic director, Round Top Festival Institute offers training for young musicians (born before December 31, 2004) seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, chamber music and solo repertoire. 6/5-7/17. Tuition with housing $900. 90 students, 40 teachers. Contact: 979-249-3129, [email protected]
https://festivalhill.org/summerinstitute

Washington
Puget Sound Brass Camp, Tacoma. Puget Sound Brass Camp at the University of Puget Sound offers an exciting non-competitive day camp for brass musicians ages 12-19 years old, having two or more years of playing experience. Students learn from university affiliated faculty, experience and perform a variety of musical styles, and connect with peers. 6/27-7/1. Tuition $295. 35 students, 4 teachers. Contact: 253-879-3575, [email protected]
http://www.pugetsound.edu/brasscamp

Wisconsin
Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake.



One of the largest and longest-running music camps in the Midwest, the Shell Lake Arts Center has over 50 years of master teachers in their magic setting. Specializing in jazz, rock band, show choir, music production, painting and more, this camp brings out the best in all young artists. 6/12-8/5. Tuition with housing $675, tuition alone $350. 50-80 students, 20 teachers. Contact: 715-468-2414, [email protected]
https://shelllakeartscenter.org/


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Europe
Austria
FLUTEinWIEN – Intensive Masterclasses, Vienna. The only program with up to 3 hours of active playing every day. From 3 to 7 days – the choice is yours. Intensive classes in the mornings with free afternoons and evenings to visit and enjoy Vienna. Join university professors and flute teachers who have already participated. All year round. Tuition alone 490-950 euros. 1 person per session, 1 teacher. Contact: 660-758-4889, [email protected]

Italy
International Flute Workhop – Italy, Roccasecca. Guided by a team of inspiring and talented musicians, participants will play music, visit historic sites, enjoy wonderful cuisine, and travel around central Italy. 5/18-5/23. Tuition with housing $950 Tuition alone $590. 20 students, 5 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

Luxembourg
34th Forum for Flute and Piano, Diekirch. Flute and Piano Masterclass open for professional musicians, music students, students of music schools, music teachers, amateurs. The participants are not subdivided into active and passive participants. We offer 10 days of lessons, concerts and conferences. 7/23-7/31. Tuition with housing 695 euros, tuition alone 450 euros. 40 students, 10 teachers. Contact: [email protected]om

United Kingdom
British Isle Music Festival, Godalming Surrey. A chamber music and master class course for young musicians aged 18-31.violin, viola, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, voice, harp. Daily lessons/classes,chamber music coaching with distinguished performers and teachers. Performance experience. 4 concerts given every day by participants. First class accommodation at Charterhouse, a famous UK private school. 8/5-8/14. Tuition with housing £1,150, tuition alone £700. 13 teachers. Contact: [email protected]

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