New England Conservatory Festival Youth Orchestra / 3 weeks
Boston, Mass.
Meghan Carye, program director
fyo@necmusic.edu
617-585-1125
ages 13–18 / intermediate to advanced-level strings, brass, winds, percussion

New England Conservatory Jazz Lab / 1 week
Boston, Mass.
Tim Lienhard, director
jazzlab@necmusic.edu
617-585-1105
ages 14–18 / ensemble, jams, songwriting/composition, listening, entrepreneurship, audition prep

Apple Hill Center / five 10-day sessions
Nelson, N.H.
Lenny Matcyznski, director
music@applehill.org
603-847-3371
focus: chamber music workshops
ages 12–90 /

California Summer Music / 3 weeks
San Francisco, Calif.
Josh Leichtung, director
csm@csmusic.org
415-753-8920
focus: solo, chamber music, composition
age range: 13-26 / composition, strings, piano

Camp Encore Coda / 3–6 weeks
Sweeden, Maine
Jamie Saltman, director
jamie@encore-coda.com
207-647-3947
focus: chamber, private lessons, jazz, rock&roll, large ensembles
ages 10–18 / strings, wind, brass, piano

Chautauqua Music Festival / 7 weeks
Chautauqua, N.Y.
Sarah Malinoski-Umberger, director
music@ciweb.org
focus: instrumental, piano, voice
ages 17–25 / instrumental, piano, voice

Credo Oberlin Chamber Music / 3 weeks
Oberlin, Ohio
and
Credo Prelude: Elmhurst College / 2 weeks
Elmhurst, IL
Peter Slowik, director
office@credo-music.org
440-774-3658
focus: chamber music
age 11-18 / strings & piano

Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute / 2 weeks
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
http://www.skidmore.edu/decoda/index.php
focus: chamber music
ages 15+ / instrumentalists

Greenwood Music Camp junior & senior / 2 weeks (junior), 5 weeks (senior)
Berkshires, Mass.
Debby Greenebaum, director (junior)
debby@greenwoodmusiccamp.org
413-320-5908
Debb Sherr, director (senior)
deb@greenwoodmusiccamp.org
413-695-6327
ages 10–13 (junior), 13–18 (senior) / all instruments

Hartt Suzuki Institute / 1 week
West Hartford, Conn.
Harmon Steiner, director
harttcomm@hartford.edu
860-768-4451
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required
violin, viola, cello, guitar and piano

Heifetz
Staunton, VA
Daniel Heifetz, director
office@heifetzinstitute.org
540-907-4446
ages 14–25 / violin, viola, cello

Interlochen / various programs, various lengths
Interlochen, Mich.
admission@interlochen.org
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 / 5 weeks
Rutland, VT
Daniel Andai, director
kmfest@sover.net
802-773-4003
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)
(6-8 week sessions available)
New York, NY
Elizabeth Pitcairn, director
info@luzernemusic.org
518-696-2771
ages 10–14 (junior), 15–18 (senior) / strings, piano, winds, brass, percussion

Meadowmount / 7 weeks
Westport, NY
Eric Larsen, director
admissions@meadowmount.com
518-962-2400
violin, viola, cello, piano

New England Music Camp / 7 weeks (half session available)
Sidney, Maine
John Wiggin, director
info@nemusiccamp.com
914-498-6143
focus: strings, winds brass, percussion, piano, guitar, voice, musical theatre

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute / 2 weeks
Oberlin, Ohio
Kenneth Slowik, director
summer@oberlin.edu
440-775-8044
focus: baroque chamber music, use of baroque instruments, 1 college music credit available
grades 9–12 / voice, strings, piano, winds

Rocky Ridge Music Center / 4 weeks
Estes Park, CO
SoYoung Lee, director
rrmc@rockyridge.org
970-586-4031
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
yohei@youthandmuse.com
617-939-4495
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, winds, piano

Boston University Tanglewood Institute / varies with the program from 2–8 weeks
Lenox, Mass.
Phyllis Hoffman, director
tanglewd@bu.edu
617-353-3386
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)
kinhavenmusic@aol.com
610-868-9200
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/boarding options) / 3 weeks
Atherton, CA
Edward P. Sweeney, director
edward@musicatmenlo.org
650-330-2030
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
d.tierney@rivers.org
339-686-2293
focus: singing, movement, rhythm, eurhythmics
ages 4–6 / no instrument required

Rivers Summer Youth Orchestras / 1 week
Weston, Mass.
David Tierney, director
d.tierney@rivers.org
339-686-2293
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
d.tierney@rivers.org
339-686-2293
focus: jazz, improvisation, ear training
jazz instruments

Summit Music Festival / 3 weeks
Pleasantville, N.Y.
Ephram Briskin, director
info@summitmusicfestival.org
914-747-2020
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.
students@waldenschool.org
415-648-4710
ages 9–18 / composers, strings, guitar, voice

Yellow Barn Young Artists Program / 2.5 weeks
Putney, Vt.
Seth Knopp, director
daniel@yellowbarn.org
802-387-6637
ages 13-20 / strings, winds, piano, composition

Cremona International Music Academy and Competition / 2 weeks
Cremona, Italy
Mark Lakirovich, director
646-206-4024
info@internationalmusicacademics.com
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)
karmtayl@indiana.edu
812-336-4465
focus: piano
Indiana University Summer String Academy / 4 weeks
Bloomington, Ind.
Mimi Zweig, director (strings)
musicsp@indiana.edu
812-855-6025
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
aiokheles@comcast.net
focus: chamber, private lessons, practice, performance
ages 12–18 / strings, piano

Music on the Hill (day) / 3.5 weeks
Belmont, Mass.
Laura Blustein, director
Laura.Blustein@necmusic.edu
617-484-4696
focus: chamber music
ages 9–14 / all instruments

Pennsylvania Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Hershey, Pa.
Justin Lewis, director
PennsylvaniaSuzukiInstitute@gmail.com
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 / 7 weeks
Shelter Island Heights, N.Y.
Toby Perlman, director
info@perlmanmusicprogram.org
212-721-8769
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
Contact Alyssa Saint
asaint@aspenmusic.org
970-205-5054
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
231-894-1966
focus: 5,300 students & 175 performances each summer in an outdoor woodsy environment
grades 5–12 / all instruments
Suzuki: Session 1 (Piano-June 11-14) Session 2 (Piano, Strings, Guitar-June 15-18) Session 3 (Strings-June 19-22)

Greater Washington Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Falls Church, VA
Ronda Cole, director
gwsi.sanchez@gmail.com
301-758-8710
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
issisuzuki@gmail.com
801-571-1006
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required
ages 3–18 / violin, viola, cello

Ogontz Suzuki Institute / 1 week
Lisbon, NH
Domenick Fiore, director
fireous@aol.com
610-351-7785
focus: Suzuki Institute, parent involvement required, (2015 dates TBD)
ages 3–16 / violin, viola, cello

Cadenza / 5 weeks
Oneonta, N.Y.
Robert Barstow, director
info@nysmf.org
607-267-4024
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, NY
Charles Castleman, director
ccastleman22@gmail.com
585-274-1592
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
Info@easternmusicfestival.org
877-833-6753
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
info@iiym.com
949-584-5709
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
info@musicamundi.org
32-0-2-652-0101
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
Jenny Beck, director
pointcp@gmail.com
267-886-5359 (Oct-Apr)
802-247-8467 (May-Sept)
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.
ssmf@sewanee.edu
931-598-1225
focus: orchestra, chamber music, private lessons, practice
ages 15–23 / all instruments

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I DON'T CARE MUCH ABOUT MUSIC. WHAT I LIKE IS SOUNDS. DIZZY GILLESPIE