New England Conservatory Festival Youth Orchestra / 3 weeks
Boston, Mass.
Meghan Carye, program director
ages 13–18 / intermediate to advanced-level strings, brass, winds, piano, percussion

New England Conservatory Jazz Lab / 1 week
Boston, Mass.
Tim Lienhard, director
ages 14–18 / ensemble, jams, songwriting/composition, listening, entrepreneurship, audition prep

Apple Hill Center / five 10-day sessions
Nelson, N.H.
Lenny Matcyznski, director
focus: chamber music workshops
ages 12–90 /

California Summer Music / 3 weeks
San Francisco, Calif.
Josh Leichtung, director
focus: chamber music, composition
grades 9–12 / composition, strings, piano

Camp Encore Coda / 3–6 weeks
Sweeden, Maine
Jamie Saltman, director
focus: chamber, private lessons, jazz, rock&roll, large ensembles
ages 10–18 / strings, wind, brass, piano

Chautauqua Music Festival / 7 weeks
Chautauqua, N.Y.
Oliver Dow, director
focus: instrumental, piano, voice
ages 17–25 / instrumental, piano, voice

Credo Chamber Music / 3 weeks
Oberlin, Ohio
Credo Prelude: Gordon College / 2 weeks
Wenham, Mass.
Peter Slowik, director
focus: chamber music
age 12–17 / strings & piano

Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute / 2 weeks
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
focus: chamber music
ages 15+ / instrumentalists

Greenwood Music Camp junior & senior / 2 weeks (junior), 5 weeks (senior)
Berkshires, Mass.
Sally Robinson Bagg, director (junior)
Debb Sherr, director (senior)
ages 10–13 (junior), 13–18 (senior) / all instruments

Hartt Suzuki Institute / 1 week
West Hartford, Conn.
Harmon Steiner, director
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required
violin, viola, cello

Wolfeboro, N.H.
Daniel Heifetz, director
ages 14–25 / strings, piano

Interlochen / various programs, various lengths
Interlochen, Mich.
800-681-5912 or 231-276-7472
focus: many programs—band, brass, choir, music composition, orchestra, percussion, strings, voice, woodwinds
grades 3–12 / strings, voice, brass/percussion, composition, piano

Killington Music Festival / 6 weeks
Killington, Vt.
Alison Eldridge, director
focus: chamber music, private lesson, practice
ages 14–23 / violin, viola, cello, piano

Luzerne Music Camp junior & senior sessions / 4 weeks (2 week option available for junior)
New York, N.Y.
Elizabeth Pitcairn, director
ages 10–14 (junior), 15–18 (senior) / strings, piano, winds, brass, percussion

Meadowmount / 7 weeks
Westport, N.Y.
Eric Larsen, director
violin, viola, cello, piano

New England Music Camp / 7 weeks (half session available)
Sidney, Maine
John Wiggin, director
focus: orchestra, chorus, band
band, chorus, orchestra instruments

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute / 2 weeks
Oberlin, Ohio
Kenneth Slowik, director
focus: baroque chamber music, use of baroque instruments, 1 college music credit available
grades 9–12 / voice, strings, piano

Rocky Ridge Music Center / 4 weeks
Estes Park, Calif.
SoYoung Lee, director
focus: 2 private lessons per week, orchestra, chamber, master classes, practice
ages 15–24 / all instruments

Youth and Muse / 1–3 weeks
Boston, Mass.
Yohei Sato, director
focus: Every sudent will have an apportunity to play a concerto with orchestra, and selected students will appear in a concerto concert as soloist.
ages 12–18 / strings, piano

Boston University Tanglewood Institute / varies with the program from 2–8 weeks
Lenox, Mass.
Phyllis Hoffman, director
ages 14–18 / all instruments

Kinhaven Junior & Senior / 2 weeks (junior), 6 weeks (senior)
Weston, Vt.
Sandy Dennis/Marty Knieriem, directors (junior)
Deborah Buck/Tony Mazzocchi, directors (senior)
focus: orchestra, chamber music, private lesson, practice
grades 4–7 (junior), ages 13–18 (senior) / orchestral instruments, piano

Music at Menlo: Young Performers Program (day) / 3 weeks
Atherton, Calif.
David & Wu Han, directors
focus: chamber
ages 9–18 / intermediate, preconservatory, and early-conservatory-level pianists, violinists, violists, cellists

Musical Mornings at Rivers / 2 weeks
Weston, Mass.
David Tierney, director
focus: singing, movement, rhythm, eurhythmics
ages 4–6 / no instrument required

Rivers Summer Youth Orchestras / 1 week
Weston, Mass.
David Tierney, director
focus: orchestra
Summer Music at Rivers junior & senior sessions (day) / 2 week sessions
focus: chamber music
ages 8–18 (Youth Orchestras), grades 2–6 (junior), grades 7–12 (senior) / all instruments

Summer Jazz at Rivers / 2 week sessions
Weston, Mass.
David Tierney, director
focus: jazz, improvisation, ear training
jazz instruments

Summit Music Festival / 3 weeks
Pleasantville, N.Y.
Ephram Briskin, director
focus: chamber music, individual instruction
Note: students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent
strings, winds, harpsichord

Walden School Music Camp / 5 weeks
Dublin, N.H.
ages 9–18 / composers, strings, guitar, voice

Yellow Barn Young Artists Program / 2.5 weeks
Putney, Vt.
Seth Knopp, director
803-639-3819 x102
grades 9–12 / strings, winds, piano, composition

Cremona International Music Academy and Competition / 2 weeks
Cremona, Italy
Mark Lakirovich, director
focus: chamber, private lessons, practice, performance, competition
ages 12–18 / strings, piano

Indiana University Summer Piano Academy / 3 weeks
Bloomington, Ind.
Karen Taylor, director (piano)
focus: piano
Indiana University Summer String Academy / 4 weeks
Bloomington, Ind.
Mimi Zweig, director (strings)
focus: chamber, private lessons, practice
grades 7–12 (piano), ages 12–18 (strings) / strings, piano

International Summer Music Academy “ Music in Regensburg” / 2 weeks
Regensburg, Germany
Mark Lakirovich, director
focus: chamber, private lessons, practice, performance
ages 12–18 / strings, piano

Music on the Hill (day) / 3.5 weeks
Belmont, Mass.
Laura Blustein, director
focus: chamber music
ages 9–14 / all instruments

Pennsylvania Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Hershey, Pa.
Justin Lewis, director
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required, Young Artists Program available for students ages 12–18
ages 3–18 / violin, viola, cello

The Perlman Music Program / 6 weeks
Shelter Island Heights, N.Y.
Toby Perlman, director
focus: chamber, private lessons, masterclasses, practice, 38 exceptionally gifted students are accepted each summer
ages 12–18 / strings

Aspen Music Festival / 8 weeks (half session available)
Aspen, Colo.
Joan Gordon, director
ages 12–18 / all instruments

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp / June 29-July 10, July 13-July 24, July 27-Aug 7, Aug 10-Aug 21
Twin Lake, Mich.
Heidi Stansell, director
focus: 5,300 students & 175 performances each summer in an outdoor woodsy environment
grades 5–12 / all instruments

Greater Washington Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Falls Church, Va.
Rhonda Cole, director
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required, chamber music and extra classes available for students above book 4
ages 3–18 / violin, viola, cello

Intermountain Suzuki String Institute / 1 week
South Draper, Utah
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required
ages 3–18 / violin, viola, cello

Ogontz Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Lisbon, N.H.
Domenick Fiore, director
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required, two 1-week sessions are available in July. July 4-9 and July 10-15
ages 3–16 / violin, viola, cello

Cadenza / 5 weeks
Oneonta, N.Y.
Robert Barstow, director
focus: many programs available including chamber music, flute institute, private instruction, jazz
ages 11–15 / instrumental, guitar, piano, voice, percussion, jazz

Castleman Quartet Program / 7 weeks
Fredonia, N.Y.
Charles Castleman, director
no age specifics given, very selective (more advanced students)—only about 40 students in entire program / violin, viola, cello

Eastern Music Festival / 5 weeks
Greensboro, N.C.
Gerard Schwarz, director
focus: orchestra, chamber music, private lessons
ages 14–22 / orchestral instruments, piano

International Institute for Young Musicians / one 3-week session; two 2-week sessions
Lawrence, Kans.
Scott McBride Smith, director
focus: Student takes 2 classes 3 times a week; private lessons twice a week; 3 hours practice per day; recitals and community performances.
ages 12–23 / piano

Musica Mundi / 2 weeks
Waterloo, Belgium
Mrs. Hagit Hassid-Kerbel, director
focus: chamber
ages 10–18 / chamber music

Point Counterpoint "Prelude," / 1 week
Sessions #1–3 / 3, 3, and 2 weeks
Young Artists Program / 5 weeks
Leicester, Vt.
Anne Tyson, director
focus: chamber music, private lessons, practice, music theory
ages 8–13 (prelude), ages 11–17 (sessions #1, 3), grades 9–12 (session #2, young artists program) / violin, viola, cello, piano

Sewanee Summer Music Center / 4 weeks
Sewanee, Tenn.
focus: orchestra, chamber music, private lessons, practice
ages 15–23 / all instruments