r a m s Rocky Ridge Music Center ( 55 per session— 20 per session) So Young Lee, Exec. Dir. John Jungerberg, Admissions
465 Longs Peak Rd. (970) 586-4031
Estes Park, CO 80517-1790 twitter.com/rockyridgemusic
Type: Chamber, orchestral, composition, private lessons;
piano & orchestral instruments; adult piano; adult chamber
music workshop; adult uncoached chamber music;
American roots music program. Age & Level: 10-15 (Junior
Mus. Camp), 13-17 (Jazz Camp, Junior Artist Seminar),
18-24 (Young Artist Seminar), 18 & up (Adult Piano
Seminars, Chamberre in the Rockies, American Roots
Mus. Program). Site: Estes Park, CO (Rocky Mountains).
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 May-Sept.
Hotchkiss Summer Piano Program ( 30—9)
Fabio and Gisele Witkowski, Prog. Dirs.
John Perry, Leonel Morales, Oxana Yablonskaya,
Fabio Witkowski, Gisele Witkowski, Featured Teachers
11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT 06039 (860) 435-3173
Type: The Piano Program is an intensive, two-week course
that offers young pianists an opportunity to work with
highly accomplished teachers, perform on a world-class
stage, and attend inspiring concerts by guest performers.
Through one-on-one lessons, group masterclasses, and
lectures, students will refine their technique, expand their
musical repertoire, and discuss common questions facing
young pianists who want to take their craft to the next level.
Age & Level: Ages 11-19. Site: Lakeville, CT Dates: 2019
TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $3000, includes room and board ( 3
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School
of Music ( 75—60)
Melvin Chen, Dir.
James Nelson, Gen. Mgr.
Benjamin Schaeffer, Assoc. Admin.
Yale School of Mus., Box 208246 (203) 432-1966
New Haven, CT 06520-8246 twitter.com/YaleNCMF
Summer: Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Rt. 44 & 272, PO Box 545 (860) 542-3000
Norfolk, CT 06058-0545
Type: Music festival/professional development sessions. Age
& Level: Emerging professionals; audition required. Site:
Fest. site: Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk, C T. Dates:
2019 TBD; 2018 June-Aug.
St. Petersburg International Music Academy Alla
Aranovskaya, First Violinist, St. Petersburg String Quartet
CT (440) 574-9164
Type: Intensive study of solo performance, chamber music,
orchestra parts & orchestra performances with members
of the St. Petersburg String Quartet; individual lessons,
chamber music coaching, orchestra rehearsals. Age &
Level: Players of all levels. Site: Music Mountain, Falls
Village, CT. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June-Aug.
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National Symphony Summer Music Institute
( 60-80— 50)
Abel Pereira, SMI Cond. & NSO Prin. Horn
Emily Heckel, Mgr., NSO & Mus. Education
2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20566 (202) 416-8820
Type: Orchestral, Chamber. Private lessons, coaching,
master classes, seminars, side-by-side rehersals with the
NSO, performance opportunities and exposure to interna-
tionally-renowned coductors, soloists, and musicians. Age
& Level: 15-20 years old; advanced student musicians.
Site: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Dates: July 1-29, 2019. Cost: Tuition-Free; Housing pro-
vided; No stipend.
WNO Opera Institute at American university ( 30—14)
Ashi Day, Mgr., WNO Education
Harolyn Blackwell, Richard Stilwell, Guest Artists-in-
Residence, Featured Teachers
2700 F St. NW
The Kennedy Center, Education Dept. (202) 416-8846
Washington, DC 20566
Type: Courses in opera history, acting, Italian diction, sight-singing & ear training; voice lessons & coachings; recitals
of Italian art songs & opera scenes; master classes with
renowned artists; career development workshops. Age &
Level: 15-18; dedicated, advanced classical singers who
are high school students & are interested in pursuing opera
in college & as a career. Site: American Univ. Dates: June
24-July 14, 2019. Cost: $2000 (tuition), $1200 (housing).
Atlantic Center for the Arts ( 8 per residency— 1
master artist in residency, 3-4 times a year)
Nancy Lowden Norman, Exec. Dir.
Ivan Riascos, Program Ass’t, ACA Main Campus
(386 427-6975 x 20, M-F)
Annie Gosfield, Nicole M. Mitchell, Larry Mitchell,
1414 Art Center Ave.
(386) 427-6975, (800) 393-6975 (domestic US)
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 twitter.com/Atlantic_Center
Type: Artist-in-residence program. Each residency session
includes three master artists of different disciplines.
Artists participate in informal sessions with their group,
collaborate on projects, & work independently. Age &
Level: Emerging & mid-career artists; no audtition; work
samples required. Site: Atlantic Center for the Arts/Leeper
Studio Complex (retreat setting). Dates: Oct. 13-Nov. 2,
2019. Cost: $900; financial aid available.
Frost School of Music - univ. of Miami - Young
Musician’s Camp & Frost Summer Institute of
Contemporary Songwriting ( 350—45)
Sarah Neham Salz, Dir.
Dr. Raina Murnak,. Dr. Shawn Crouch, Ira Sullivan,
Chuck Bergeron, Dr. Paul Posnak, Previous Featured
PO Box 248165 (305) 238-8937, 498-4825
Coral Gables, FL 33124-7610
Type: Classical (winds, strings, piano, voice); jazz; rock; contemporary songwriting; classical composition; musical
theater, contemporary & jazz voice. Age & Level: 7-18.
Site: Gusman Concert Hall, Univ. of Miami Frost School
of Mus. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $600-$1400,
depending on program.
Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival (RPPF) ( 36—19)
Rebecca Penneys, Dir.
Tabitha Columbare, Admissions Dir.
Alan Chow, Christopher Harding, Jerome Lowenthal,
Yoshi Nagai, Boris Slutsky, Featured Teachers
7100 Sunset Way (727) 280-6568
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 twitter.com/RPPianoFest
Type: Intense piano study & performance. Age & Level: 18-
30, advanced. Site: Univ. of South Florida, Tampa. Dates:
July 18-Aug. 5, 2019. Cost: Tuition-free.
Prelude Chamber Music Inc. (No limits—Varies by
Vega String Quartet, Melissa Barrett, Chris Chappell,
Vernon Humbert, Shannon Lockwood, Previous Featured
4770 Apache Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32210 (904) 388-5738
Type: Study & perform chamber music in large & small
ensembles; master classes, theory & composition class-
es; electives such as choir & improvisation; daily perfor-
mances. Age & Level: Strings students of all ages (& some
adults), & musicians of all levels of proficiency; auditions
for placement only. Site: Riverside Park United Methodist
Church & Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, Jacksonville,
FL. Dates: June 16-23, 2019.
Rebecca Penneys, Dir.
Tabitha Columbare, Asst. Dir.
Karen Bryan, James Douthit, Eunmi Ko, Rebecca Penneys,
7100 Sunset Way (727) 280-6568
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 twitter.com/RPPianoFest
Type: Career boot-camp for pianists. Age & Level: 21-31,
degree required. Site: University of South Florida, Tampa
Dates: Jan. 2-5, 2019. Cost: Tuition-free for all.
Sarasota Music Festival ( 60—40)
Jeffrey Kahane, Art. Dir.
RoseAnne McCabe, Admin. Dir.
709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236 (941) 487-2730
Type: Chamber music/orchestra. Age & Level:
College/pre-professional music students with a chamber music focus;
audition required. Site: Site: Sarasota Dates: June 2-22,
Sarasota Orchestra Summer Music Camp
( 250-300— 25)
Alyson Rozier, Education Dir.
709 N. Tamiami Trail (941) 953-4252
Sarasota, FL 34236 twitter.com/srqorchestra
Type: Daily summer music camp. Age & Level: 8-18; no
audition. Site: Beatrice Friedman Symph. Center, Sarasota.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June-July.
Harrower Summer Opera Workshop ( 65-70— 15)
W. Dwight Coleman, Gen. Dir.
Carroll Freeman, Art. Dir.
Amy Reid, Supervisor, Office of Ed. Outreach
W. Dwight Coleman, Carroll Freeman, Christy Lee,
PO Box 3984, Atlanta, GA 30302-4097 (404) 413-5902
Type: Comprehensive singer/actor training & two fully staged
performances. Age & Level: College-professional 18+;
audition required. Site: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
Dates: May 27-June 16, 2019. Cost: $1250 (Young Artist
Program), $650 (Studio Program).
Hawaii Performing Arts Festival ( 45—15)
Val Underwood, Art. Dir.
Genette Freeman, Development Dir.
Justin John Moniz, Exec. Dir.
Rachel Copeland, Gen. Mgr.
Jamie Balter, Admissions Dir.
Val Underwood, Jennifer McGregor, Justin John Moniz,
Daniel Belcer, Rachel Copeland, Previous Featured
PO Box 474 (808) 333-7378
Kamuela, HI 96743 twitter.com/HawaiiFestival
Type: Vocal & collaborative piano programs. Age & Level:
High school & up. Site: Hawaii Preparatory Academy.
Dates: June 25-July 23, 2019. Cost: $3990.
Illinois Summer Youth Music
University of Illinois faculty, Previous Featured Teachers
1114 West Nevada St. (217) 244-3404
Urbana, IL 61801
Type: Multiple programs for Senior and Junior Highs School
students in flute, oboe & bassoon, clarinet, saxophone,
trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium & tuba, percussion,
piano, chorus, band, ensembles, music technology,
composition, and contemporary music. Age & Level:
Grades 5-8 (Juniors); Grades 8-12 (Seniors); Auditions for
placement only. Site: Pennsylvania Ave. Residence Hall
(PAR) Dates: June 16-July 20, 2019 (multiple sessions).
Cost: $430-$475 per session (commuter); $650-$699 per
session (resident); scholarships avail.
Midwest Institute of Opera
Prof. John M. Koch, Tracy M. Koch, Art. Dirs. & Co-Founders
13 Smokey Ct. (309) 438-2472
Bloomington, IL 61704 twitter.com/mwitweets
Type: Intensive summer opera program. Age & Level:
Young artists must be at least 18. Site: Illinois State Univ.,
Bloomington, IL. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July-Aug.
Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Ravinia Festival
Kevin Murphy, Prog. Dir.
418 Sheridan Rd. (847) 266-5106
Highland Park, IL 60035 twitter.com/raviniafestival
Type: Young professional classical & jazz instrumentalists &
singers. Age & Level: 17-30; audition required. Site: Ravinia
Festival, Highland Park, IL. Dates: June 6-15, 2019 (Jazz);
June 22-July 27, 2019 (Piano & Strings);July 29-Aug. 21,
DePauw univ. School of Music Vocal Arts - Vocal
Performance Workshop Steven Linville, Prod’ns Dir.
605 S. College Ave. (765) 658-6737
Greencastle, IN 46135 twitter.com/DePauwU
Type: Private lessons, acting classes, Alexander Technique,
Dalcroze Eurythmics, master classes, improvisation
sessions, sight singing, vocal health, dance & movement
classes, repertoire classes, final recital performance. Age
& Level: Grades 8-11. Site: DePauw Univ.
Indiana univ. Jacobs School of Music, Office of
Pre-College & Summer Programs
Michele Stebbins, Coord.
Merrill Hall 006, 1201 E. Third St. (812) 855-6025
Bloomington, IN 47405 twitter.com/iujsom
Type: Adult workshops for performance (natural horn, piano,
percussion, audition training) & for teachers (violin, viola,
Kodaly method, voice); pre-college academies in piano,
strings, percussion, audition training. Age & Level: 18 &
up (adult workshops); 12-18 (academies). Site: Indiana
Univ., Jacobs School of Mus., Bloomington. Dates:
May-July (most workshops run 5 to 7 days; the string & piano
academies run 3 to 4 weeks).
Indiana univ. Summer Music Clinic ( 250—25)
Dr. Eric Smedley, Dir.
Indiana Univ. Jacobs School of Mus.
1201 E. 3rd St., Merrill Hall 006 (812) 855-1372
Bloomington, IN 47405 twitter.com/indianauniv
Type: Instrumental musicband & orchestra. Age & Level:
High school, completed grade 8; no audition for admission.
Site: Indiana Univ., Jacobs School of Mus., Bloomington.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June.
High Plains Music Camp ( 400+— 60)
Ivalah Allen, Dir.
Fort Hays State Univ., Mus. Dept., 600 Park (785) 628-4226
Hays, KS 67601 twitter.com/fhsunews
Type: Wind ensemble, string ensembles, full orchestra, vocal
study, choirs, jazz ensembles, chamber music, alternative
strings, music appreciation classes, private lessons. Age
& Level: Grades 6-13; beginning to advanced JH & HS
musicians, audition for placement. Site: Fort Hays State
Univ. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July.
International Institute for Young Musicians Summer
Music Academy ( 90—15)
Scott McBride Smith, CEO
1006 Avalon Rd. (949) 584-5709
Lawrence, KS 66044 twitter.com/iiym