Experience a rigorous conservatory schedule in an intimate, challenging, and supportive environment. This three-week course features personalized attention from a distinguished faculty. High school and college-age musicians from around the globe rehearse and perform through:
- Weekly private instruction
- Orchestra or piano four-hands
- Chamber music or composition seminar
- Master classes with celebrated faculty
- Weekend recitals (chamber performers are nominated by faculty members, orchestra performs weekly)
Musicians aged 14 to 22 who have studied at the intermediate to advanced level are welcome to apply. Click below for more information on each division.
|Morning||Choir Rehearsal||Composition Recital||Performance class|
|Musical Studies class/Lessons/Practice||Chamber recital sound check||Master class|
|Afternoon||Chamber Rehearsal/Coaching||Community meeting||Free Time: Excursion|
|Master classes/Sectionals/Piano four hands||Chamber Recital||Free Time: Excursion|
||Orchestra Rehearsal/Faculty Recital||Orchestra Recital||Score Study|
All participants check-in: Sunday, July 16 between 3—6 p.m.
Mandatory Orientation: Sunday, July 16 from 7—9 p.m.
Check-out: Saturday, August 5 at 5 p.m.
Please visit the schedule page for more detail and updates.
*Schedule is subject to change.
Program Cost 2017
- Application Fee: $65 / $125*
- Tuition: $3,370
- Housing and Dining: $2,487
*Application fee: $65 before 11:59 a.m. EST on January 31, 2017; $125 (January 31–March 31).
Applications close Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:59 a.m. EST.
Students and parents are urged to seek financial assistance from local sources such as school music organizations; county, state, or national music education organizations; youth orchestras and bands; music clubs; service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanas, etc.); businesses; local churches; and foundations.
Visit this blog post to see an example of past participant’s fundraising.