Schmidt Vocal Institute (Approx. 30—x)
Linda McAlister, Dir.
109 Presser Hall, 501 S. Patterson Ave. (513) 529-3046
Oxford, OH 45056
Type: Intensive college preparatory experience; lessons,
coachings, master classes; courses in acting, lyric
diction, vocal health, college audition preparation, historic
performances & stage craft; wide-range of performances.
Age & Level: 15-18. Site: Miami Univ. campus, Oxford, OH.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June-July Cost: $1000; financial
Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain
111 NW 9th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (405) 605-7500
Type: Nine artistic disciplines, including orchestra & chorus.
Age & Level: 15-19; audition required; Oklahoma high
school students only. Site: Quartz Mountain Arts &
Conference Center, Lone Wolf, OK. Dates: Every June.
Auditions registration begins each Dec. Cost: Full
scholarships for all accepted students.
Ashland Chamber Music Workshop ( 80—12)
Rhett Bender, Dir.
Christine Eggert, Ass’t Dir.
Cynthia Darby, Emma Rubinstein, Tom Stauffer,
Margaret Thornhill, Alexander Tutunov, Featured
SOU Mus. Dept., 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. (541) 552-6534
Ashland, OR 97520 twitter.com/souashland
Type: Chamber music for strings, winds, saxophone & piano
rehearsing & performing. Age & Level: 14-80; advanced
amateur; no audition; must have a good reading ability.
Site: Southern Oregon Univ. Dates: July 2019. Cost: $600.
Berwick Academy (Oregon Bach Festival) ( 11)
Adam LaMotte, Prog. Dir.
1257 University of Oregon (541) 346-5668
Eugene, OR 97403 twitter.com/oregonbachfest
Berwick Hall, 975 E. 18th Ave., Eugene, OR 97403
Type: Master classes, sectionals, chamber music and
lectures through the full schedule. Participating musicians
will get to work with the esteemed faculty plus professional
musicians of the OBF Orchestra throughout their stay.
Violin, viola, cello, bass & violone, flute, oboe, clarinet,
bassoon, horn, harpischord, lute. Age & Level: Musicians
who actively study and perform in period practice; auditions
req. Site: Berwick Hall, Eugene. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018
June-July. Cost: Free, including room and board.
Britt Guitar Weekend ( 35—7)
Kay Hilton, Dir., Education & Engagement, Britt Mus. & Arts
Ed Dunsavage, Grant Ruiz, Mark Nelson, Page Hamilton,
Vicki Genfan, Previous Featured Teachers
PO Box 1124, 216 W. Main St. (541) 773-6077
Medford, OR 97501 twitter.com/brittfestivals
Type: Workshop with seven guitar genres; also has a
repair & maintenance segment, gear review & give-away,
jam sessions, & a faculty concert at the Britt Performance
Garden. Age & Level: 13 years & up. Site: Medford, OR.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June. Cost: $249 (adults), $199
(students), $99 (audit).
Cellospeak ( 45-65 per session— 12-16 per session)
Bomin Collins, Art. Dir.
Susanna Mendlow, Exec. Dir.
Dorothy Amarandos, Founder/Exec. Chair
Dorothy Amarandos, Founder
PO Box 32037
Washington, DC 20007 twitter.com/cellospeak
Type: Classes, master classes, coachings, private lessons,
ensemble coachings, performances, teacher
recertification. Age & Level: Adults only; participants are
divided into four groups based on experienceBeginner,
Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced. Site: Bryn Mawr
Coll., Bryn Mawr, PA. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July-Aug.
(Skill-Builder Workshop), Aug. (Ensemble Workshop).
Cost: Early Bird: $1325/one session, $2550/both sessions;
Regular: $1425/one session, $2750/both sessions; Late:
Regular Rate + $75 late fee.
Elizabethtown College Music Camp ( 160-200— 50
faculty + 25 staff)
Grant Moore II, Dir.
Elizabethtown Coll., 1 Alpha Dr. (717) 361-1114
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298
Type: Comprehensive (orchestra, band, choir, strings, winds,
percussion, piano, voice, theory, jazz band, show choir,
jazz orchestra). Age & Level: Grades 7-12; audition for
seating in ensembles only; all students accepted. Site:
Elizabethtown Coll. Dates: July 14-20, 2019. Cost: 595.00
Includes all instruction, meals and housing.
Longwood Organ Academy Emily Moody, Contact
Peter Richard Conte, Alan Morrison, Previous Featured
PO Box 501 (610) 388-5457
Kennett Square, PA 19348 twitter.com/longwoodgardens
Type: Intensive for college students pursuing a degree in
organ performance. Age & Level: 18-30, currently enrolled
in an organ degree program. Site: Longwood Gardens.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $1000 (tuition, onsite
housing, meals, local transportation).
Moxart Concerto Program ( 6-8— 2)
Betty Mock, Dir. & Admissions Dir.
Joe Gehring, Simeone Tartaglione, Featured Teachers
124 Cornell Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (610) 668-8807
Type: Rehearse & perform a concerto with a good orchestra;
two rehearsals; may play entire concerto or just chosen
movements. Age & Level: No age limits; advanced amateur & pre-professional; audition required. Site:
Immaculata Univ., Malvern, PA; Wilmington, DE. Dates: 2019 TBD;
2018 Mar. (Immaculata Univ., Malvern, PA), June (
Wilmington, DE). Cost: $1800 to $4000, depending on length &
difficulty of concerto.
Philadelphia International Music Festival, featuring
Philadelphia Young Pianists’ Academy ( 16-18— 5)
members of the Philadelphia Orchestra ( 400—100)
Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin, The Philadelphia
Orchestra, & Sandy Marcucci, Sandy Marcucci Int’l
Rich Spiegel, Registrar
2954 E. Grant Ave. (856) 875-6816
Williamstown, NJ 08094 twitter.com/pimfmusiccamp
Type: Resident festival featuring members of The
Philadelphia Orchestra, including principal players; private
lessons, master classes & faculty performances, chamber
music, orchestra, competitions, & audition prep. Age &
Level: All ages through the college years; placement
audition recording required. Site: Bryn Mawr Coll., Bryn
Mawr, PA. Dates: June 15-28, 2019 (Pre-College); June
13-26, 2019 (College & Young Adult). Cost: $1550 to
$4550, based on program participation.
Ching-Yun Hu, Dir. & Admissions Dir.
Ching-Yun Hu, Gary Graffman, Jerome Lowenthal,
Charles Abramovice, Simone Dinnerstein, Featured
124 Cornell Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (610) 668-8807
Type: Intensive week for pre-professional pianists. Age &
Level: 12-24, pre-professional/professional. Site: Academy
of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia. Dates: Early Aug., 2019. Cost:
Renova Music Festival ( 27—12)
Joshua Zona, Mus. Dir.
PO Box 61 (724) 651-7446
New Castle, PA 16103 twitter.com/renovamusicfest
Type: Chamber music coaching, chamber orchestras,
master classes. Age & Level: 18-25; audition required.
Site: Villa Maria Community Center, Villa Maria, PA. Dates:
June 2-15, 2019. Cost: Full tuition scholarships available.
Russian Opera Workshop ( 20-30— 6-10)
Ghenady Meirson, Dir.
1920 Spruce St. (267) 475-6500
Philadelphia, PA 19103 twitter.com/russianopera
Type: Training, opera/full roles, Russian classes, master
classes, concerts. Age & Level: Advance college &
professional. Site: Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia,
PA. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June-Aug.
Summertrios Lily Friedman, Dir.
715 W. 170th St., #52 (212) 475-4080
New York, NY 10032 twitter.com/ TheSummertrios
Type: Chamber music for strings, woodwinds, & piano. Age &
Level: 18 & up; various levels. Site: Franklin & Marshall
Coll., Lancaster, PA. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June-July.
techne Music Festival ( 16—5)
Timothy Schwarz, Art. Dir.
Timothy Schwarz, Sheila Browne, Lawrence Stromberg,
West Chester univ. High School Summer Music
Previous Featured Teachers
1234 Market St., PO Box 36718 (215) 880-5869
Philadelphia, PA 19107 twitter.com/Techne_Music
Type: String orchestra. Age & Level: 12-25; highly advanced.
Site: Moravian Coll., Bethlehem, PA. Dates: June 12-16,
2019. Cost: $450 (tuition).
Institute ( 70—15)
Dr. Ralph Sorrentino, Dir.
West Chester Univ., Swope Mus. Bldg. (610) 436-2921
West Chester, PA 19383 twitter.com/wcuofpa
Type: Comprehensive (concert band, string orchestra,
chorus, private lessons, instrumental chamber ensembles,
beginning & advanced theory/ear training classes, college
prep class. Age & Level: Grades 9-12; no audition for
general admission; DVD audition required with application
for Honors Track. Site: West Chester Univ., Swope Mus.
Bldg. Dates: July 8-13, 2019. Cost: $700 (resident), $610
(commuter); $25 early registration discount.
Young Women Composers Camp ( 30)
Erin Busch, Art. Dir.
Julia Alford, Administrative Dir.
Cynthia Folio, Faculty Dir.
2001 N. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19122 (215) 204-8301
Type: Music Composition Camp. Students will learn traditional (and non-traditional) methods of composition, write
counterpoint exercises, participate in group compositions
and improvisations, etc. Students will also have Theory
& Ear-Training, Chorale, and individual composition time
daily, in addition to one private composition lesson each
week. Age & Level: Intended for any teen ages 14-19 who
identifies as a young woman. All levels welcome to apply —
must be able to read music to attend. Site: Presser Hall,
Temple University main campus. Dates: July 15-26, 2019
Conductors Institute of South Carolina ( 30—9)
Dr. Donald Portnoy, Dir.
Samuel Jones, Peter Jaffe, Paul Vermel, Victoria Bond,
Neal Casey, Featured Teachers
PO Box 6891, Columbia, SC 29260 (803) 960-9237
Type: 15-Day Institute for Fellows & Associates; 10-Day
Discovery Program. Age & Level: Moderate to advanced
conducting experience (15-Day); more limited experience
(10-day); no audition. Site: Aiken Dates: June 8-22, 2019.
Cost: Fellow: $2100; Associate: $1800; Discovery: $950
Southeastern Piano Festival ( 20—x)
Marina Lomazov, Art. Dir.
813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29208 (803) 777-1209
Type: Piano festival; daily lessons with USC piano faculty;
evening concerts & master classes with guests Sergei
Babayan, Ann Schein; Arthur Fraser International Piano
Competition. Age & Level: 13-18 years old, pre-college.
Site: Univ. of South Carolina School of Mus. Dates: 2019
TBD; 2018 June.
Rushmore Music Festival ( 20-40— 10)
Dr. Katie Smirnova, Art. Dir.
Brett Walfish, Exec. Dir.
PO Box 734 (605) 646-3146
Rapid City, SD 57709 twitter.com/RushmoreMFest
Type: Violin, viola, cello, piano, and composition. Private
lessons, chamber music coachings, music theory classes,
Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes, composition and improvisation workshops. Age & Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Site: Black Hills State Univ. Dates: June 29-July 21, 2019.
Chamber Music Weekend ( 50-60)
Ellen & Jeremy Francisco
PO Box 498, Collegedale, TN 37315-0498 (970) 324-0837
Type: Chamber music reading sessions, with optional
performance; exposure to a wide variety of repertoire;
participants assigned to different groups each session; no
coaching; some free-lance sessions; string orchestra included. Age & Level: Advanced, intermediate; professional
musicians & amateurs, string teachers & college students;
no audition; space is limited. Site: Southern Adventist
Univ., Collegedale, TN. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June. Cost:
$175 (new), $145 (alumni).
Sewanee Summer Music Festival, university of the
South ( 250 maximum— 30)
John Kilkenny, Art. Dir.
Hilary Dow Ward, Asst. Dir.
735 University Ave. (931) 598-1225
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
Type: Classical musicsymphony orchestras, chamber music
for all, instrumental private lessons, festival brass
program, & piano. Age & Level: Age 14 through college;
audition required. Site: The Univ. of the South, Sewanee,
TN. Dates: June-July.
Austin Chamber Music Workshop ( 80-130— 30)
Jeni Gossard, Education Dir.
Jeni Gossard, Education Dir.
7600 Burnet Rd., Suite 190 (512) 454-7562
Austin, TX 78757 twitter.com/Austin_Chamber
Type: Chamber music workshop. Age & Level: 7-10, Primary
Division; 11-18, Young Artists Division; 18 & up, Adult
Division; auditions used for placement in groups. Site: UT
Butler School of Mus. Dates: July 2019.
Round top Festival Institute ( 90—40)
James Dick, Art. Dir.
Richard R. Royall, Mng. Dir.
Alain Declert, Program Dir.
Carol Wincenc, Michelle Baker, James VanDemark,
Erin Hannigan, Regis Pasquier, Featured Teachers
PO Box 89 (979) 250-3815, 249-3129
Round Top, TX 78954-0089
Type: Orchestral, chamber music, solo; private lessons,
master classes. Age & Level: 18-30; audition required. Site:
Festival Hill, Round Top. Dates: June 2-July 14, 2019.