Type: Strings; intensive three-week workshop focused only
on the study & performance of the chamber music
literature. Age & Level: 18 & up; advanced; application with
video submissions required. Site: Shelter Island Heights,
NY. Dates: May 23-June 14, 2020. Cost: $500 (room &
the Perlman Music Program (PMP) Summer Music
School (SMS) ( 40—15)
Toby Perlman, Pres. & Founder
Merry Peckham, Assoc. Dir.
19 W. 69 St., Suite 1101 (212) 877-5045
New York, NY 10023
Type: Strings; intensive seven-week summer residency
program for exceptionally gifted students, drawn from all
over the world. Age & Level: 12-18; advanced; application
with video submissions required; audition required. Site:
Shelter Island Heights, NY. Dates: June 21-Aug. 11, 2020.
Cost: $6500; scholarship available.
“Prelude to Performance,” under auspices of the
Martina Arroyo Foundation Inc. (Approx. 40—25)
Martina Arroyo, Pres. & Art. Dir.
Mark Rucker, Admin. Dir.
Maestro Willie Anthony Waters, Mus. Dir./Cond.
Janelle Hurst, Admin. Dir., Martina Arroyo Foundation
57 W. 57 St., 4th fl. (212) 315-9190
New York, NY 10019 twitter.com/martinazprelude
Type: Complete interpretation of an entire operatic role;
character development, translation & text analysis,
recitatives, pre-stage rehearsal preparation, musical &
stylistic coaching; appearance in a complete opera role.
Age & Level: Young artists, 20 to 35 years old, on the brink
of starting a career; chosen by an audition; tuition-free,
some auditor scholarships available. Site: NYC. Dates:
Harold Rosenbaum Choral Conducting Institute
Harold Rosenbaum, Dir.
Dr. Harold Rosenbaum, Featured Teacher
2 Cove Rd. (914) 582-3915
South Salem, NY 10590-1023
Type: Choral conducting. Age & Level: 18 & above; beginning,
mid level & advanced conductors. Site: Columbia Univ. &
New York Univ., NYC. Dates: Jan. 6-10, 2020. Cost: $475
(full participant), $275 (auditor), free for singers.
Scor! String Camps for Adults
Kyle Bultman, CEO
Beth Bultman, Program Dir.
67 Pembroke St., #1 (877) 726-SCOR (7267)
Rochester, NY 14620
Type: Violin, viola, cello, bass. Age & Level: Adults; beginner
to advanced; no audition. Site: Various US locations.
Dates: Feb.-Aug. ( 13 camps).
Seagle Music Colony ( 32—12)
Tony Kostecki, Gen. Dir.
Darren Woods, Art. Dir.
Stephen Lusmann, Byron Jones, Chad Payton, Jennifer
McGuire, Richard Kagey, Featured Teachers
PO Box 366, 999 Charley Hill Rd. (518) 532-7875
Schroon Lake, NY 12870 twitter.com/seaglecolony
Type: Voice, opera & musical theatre. Age & Level: No
specific age limit; from undergraduate to post-graduate
artists; audition required. Site: Seagle Music Colony.
Dates: June 22-Aug. 23, 2020. Cost: $5250.
So Percussion Summer Institute (SoSI) ( 40-50— 6)
Yumi Tamashiro, Admissions
20 Grand Ave., #205
Brooklyn, NY 11205 twitter.com/sopercussion
Type: Chamber music seminar for percussionists &
composers. The four members of So Percussion serve
as faculty in rehearsal, performance, & discussion of
contemporary music for percussion. Age & Level:
College-age; audition required. Site: Princeton Univ. Dates: July.
Spring & Summer Music Academy & International
Festivals ( 30-60— 10-20)
Kalin Ivanov, Art. Dir.
367 Bay Eighth St., #1B (718) 232-3712
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Type: Festival, master classes (violin, viola, cello, piano,
chamber music), individual lessons, ensemble lessons,
chamber orchestra, advanced chamber music workshop
& concerts; audition required. Age & Level: No age limit;
intermediate & advanced students, professional & amateur.
Site: Bulgaria, USA, Italy. Dates: Spring & Summer.
Stony Brook Summer Chamber Music Camp
( 30-40— 5)
Tomoko Fujita, Dir.
Bryant Park Chamber Ensemble, Previous Featured
Stony Brook Community Mus. Program
3304 Staller Center (631) 632-7313
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475
Type: Developing important chamber music skills; coachings,
daily seminars/demonstrations; performance in final-day
concert that is open to the public. Age & Level: Violin, viola
& cello students ages 9 & up. Site: Stony Brook Univ. Mus.
Bldg. Dates: May-Aug. Cost: $300.
Summit Music Festival
David Krieger, Exec. Dir.
Efrem Briskin, Art. Dir.
270 Washington Ave. (914) 292-0292
Pleasantville, NY 10570 twitter.com/smf_summit
Type: Extensive chamber music & instrumental training;
seminars, master classes, lectures, individual lessons,
chamber music & orchestral classes; student, faculty &
guest artist concerts; Concerto Competition. Age & Level:
14 & up; high school, college & young professionals. Site:
Manhattanville Coll., Purchase. Dates: July-Aug.
usdan Summer Camp for the Arts (1500— 125)
Lauren Brandt Schloss, Exec. Dir.
Kerry Barnhart, Admissions Dir.
420 E. 79 St., Suite 3D (212) 772-6060
New York, NY 10075
Summer: 185 Colonial Springs Rd. (631) 643-7900
Wheatley Heights, LI, NY 11798
Type: Creative & performing arts. Age & Level: 5-18; no
audition. Site: Wheatley Heights, LI. Dates: July-Aug.
Brevard Music Center, Summer Institute & Festival
(Approx. 450— 75)
Keith Lockhart, Art. Dir.
Dorothy Knowles, Admissions Dir.
Jason Posnock, Dir., Art. Planning & Educational
PO Box 312 (828) 862-2100
Brevard, NC 28712-0312 twitter.com/brevardmusic
Type: Orchestra, opera, piano, voice, classical guitar, &
composition. Age & Level: High school, college, graduate,
post graduate; audition required. Site: Brevard, NC. Dates:
June 26-Aug. 9, 2020. Cost: $7200.
Cannon Music Camp ( 200—30)
James Daugherty, Dir.
Greg Snodgrass, Camp Admin’r
ASU Box 32031, Broyhill Mus. Center
Appalachian State Univ. (828) 262-4091
Boone, NC 28608-2031 twitter.com/cannonmusiccamp
Type: Comprehensive (large ensemble, theory, private
instruction, jazz, vocal, orchestral, keyboard, chamber).
Age & Level: Grades 8-12; no audition. Site: Appalachian
State Univ. Dates: June 20-July 11, 2020.
Eastern Music Festival ( 200—80)
Melissa Edwards, Dir. of Education
PO Box 22026 (336) 333-7450
Greensboro, NC 27420 twitter.com/emfgreensboro
200 N. Davie St., Suite 303, Greensboro, NC 27401
Type: Orchestra, piano, classical guitar, conducting,
euphonium tuba. Age & Level: 14-23; audition required.
Site: Guilford Coll., Greensboro. Dates: June 27-Aug. 1,
univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro Summer Music
Camp (1900— 160)
Dr. John R. Locke, Camp Dir.
UNCG Summer Mus. Camp, PO Box 26170
(336) 334-5299, (800) 999-2869
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Type: Senior band, junior band, beginner band, senior
orchestra, junior orchestra, senior mixed chorus, junior
mixed chorus, piano camp. Age & Level: Grades 5-12;
no audition. Site: Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro.
International Music Camp (2000— 200)
Christine & Tim Baumann, Camp Dirs.
111 11 Ave. SW, Suite 3, Minot, ND 58701-4693
(701) 838-8472; (June-July) (701) 263-4211
Type: Programs in band, orchestra, choir, jazz (band & vocal),
garage band, photography, creative writing, drama,
musical theatre, music composition, dance (ballet,
modern, jazz, tap, theatre), fiddle, drawing, painting,
and more. Age & Level: 10 to adult; intermediate through
advanced; no audition. Site: International Peace Garden,
Dunseith, ND. Dates: June 14-July 28, 2020 (seven one-week programs).
Baldwin Wallace univ. Conservatory Summer Intensive
Adam J. Sheldon, Dir.
49 Seminary St., Berea, OH 44017 (440) 826-2365
Type: 10-day concentrated program of music study for
serious high school musicians with attention to solo and
chamber music performance. Age & Level: High school
(entering grades 9-12); audition required. Site: Baldwin
Wallace Univ., Berea. Dates: July.
Credo Music Festival ( 75—20)
Peter Slowik, Art. Dir.
Vicky Slowik, Admissions Dir.
Anne Martindale Williams, Peter Slowik, Bonita Boyd,
65 E. College St., Suite 7 (440) 774-3658
Oberlin, OH 44074 twitter.com/credo_music
Type: Intensive study of chamber & orchestral music set in
a faith & service context with world-renowned faculty.
Age & Level: Advanced players; ages 12-23; audition
required; Credo students are national competition winners
(ASTA, MTNA, Fischoff) & alumni hold positions in major
orchestras. Site: Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH.
Dates: June 28-July 12, 2020. Cost: $3910.
Kent/Blossom Music Festival ( 45—x)
Charles Latshaw, Dir.
1325 Theatre Dr. (330) 672-2613
Kent, OH 44242 twitter.com/kentblossommus
Type: Intensive study and performance at the professional
level with principal members of The Cleveland Orch. &
other major artists; chamber music, orchestral studies,
master classes, private lessons, recreational opportunities.
Age & Level: Video audition required. Site: Kent State
Univ., Blossom Mus. Center. Dates: June-Aug.
Oberlin College & Conservatory Summer Programs
(varies by program— 20)
Kenneth Slowik, Art. Dir.
Anna Hoffman, Mgr. Summer Prog.
77 W. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074 (440) 775-8044
Type: Summer Programs from one to two weeks, include
working with resident and guest faculty, daily master
classes, individual and group coaching sessions, audition
and performance techniques, among other skills. At the
conclusion of each session, students may take part in
a recital, a group performance, or another program to
share and showcase what’s been learned. Programs
include: Baroque performance, flute, bass, opera, organ,
percussion, piano, sonic arts, trombone, trumpet, vocal,
and young composers. Age & Level: Varies by program.
Site: Oberlin College. Dates: Various programs each
Summer. Cost: $1100 fee, $525 housing-two weeks, $575
fee, $275 housing-one week.
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)
Christine Eggert, Dir.
Cynthia Darby, Emma Rubinstein, Tom Stauffer, Margaret
Berwick Academy (Oregon Bach Festival) (x— 11)
Thornhill, Alexander Tutunov, Featured Teachers
684 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: June-July 2020. Cost:
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, harpsichord, lute. Age & Level: Musicians
who actively study and perform in period practice; auditions
req. Site: Berwick Hall, Eugene. Dates: June-July. Cost:
Free, including room and board.
Cellospeak ( 45-65 per session— 12-16 per session)
Bomin Collins, Art. Dir.
Susanna Mendlow, Exec. Dir.
Dorothy Amarandos, Founder/Exec. Chair
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: July-Aug. Cost: Early Bird: $1325/one session,
$2550/both sessions; Regular: $1425/one session, $2750/
both sessions; Late: Regular Rate + $75 late fee.