Elizabethtown College Music Camp ( 160-200— 60
faculty + 35 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 12-18, 2020. Cost: $595.00
Includes all instruction, housing and meals.
Longwood Organ Academy
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: July 20-25, 2020. Cost: $1000 (tuition, onsite
housing, meals, local transportation).
Moxart Concerto Program ( 9-10— 3)
Betty Mock, Dir. & Admissions Dir.
Joe Gehring, Simeone Tartaglione, Russell Ger, conductors
of the orchestras, Featured Teachers
124 Cornell Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (610) 668-8807
Type: Rehearse & perform a concerto with a fine orchestra;
two rehearsals; may play entire concerto or just chosen
movements. Age & Level: No age limits; level is advanced
amateur & pre-professional; audition required. Site:
Immaculata, PA; Newark, DE; Newburgh, NY. Dates:
March-June, 2020. Cost: Between $1800 and $4000
depending on how much orchestra time is required.
Philadelphia International Music Festival, featuring
members of the Philadelphia Orchestra ( 400—100)
Kimberly Fisher, Prog. Dir.
Rich Spiegel, Registrar
101 N Merion Ave. (856) 875-6816
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 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-July; varies by program. Cost:
$1550 to $4550, based on program participation.
PYPA Piano Festival ( 20—6)
Ching-Yun Hu, Dir.
Alice Yang, Project Mgr.
Gary Graffman, Ching-Yun Hu, Dang Thai Son, Lydia
Artymiw, Pierre van der Westhuizen, Featured Teachers
2000 Hamilton Street, PMB 947 (610) 668-8807
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Type: Intensive 9-day piano festival that features world class
concerts, master classes, lectures and competition. Age &
Level: 10-25, pre-professional/professional. Site: Academy
of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia. Dates: Aug. 1-9, 2020. 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:
May 31-June 13, 2020. Cost: Full tuition scholarships
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: June 1-26, July 6-31, 2020.
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: June.
techne Music Festival ( 16—5)
Timothy Schwarz, Art. Dir.
Timothy Schwarz, Sheila Browne, Lawrence Stomberg,
629-631 South 13th Street, Unit B (215) 880-5869
Philadelphia, PA 19147 twitter.com/Techne_Music
June 13-17, 2020. Cost: $450 (tuition), $150 (housing).
Scholarships are available.
West Chester university High School Summer Music
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; video audition required for Honors
Track application/admission. Site: West Chester Univ.,
Swope Mus. Bldg. Dates: July 6-11, 2020. Cost: $710
(resident), $620 (commuter); $25 early registration
discount (by mid-May).
Young Women Composers Camp ( 30—x)
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 6-17, 2020.
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, 2020.
Cost: Fellow: $2500; Associate: $2100; Discovery: $1100.
Hilton Head Chamber Music Institute ( 16—4)
Judy Gimbel, Exec. Dir.
Carolyn Huebl, Felix Wang, Co-Art. Dirs.
Carolyn Huebl, Felix Wang, Shannon Thomas, Carolyn
Coade, Featured teachers.
7 Lagoon Rd. (843) 842-2055
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Type: Chamber music festival. Age & Level: Graduates of
grades 8-12. Site: Hilton Head, SC. Dates: June 10-20,
2020. Cost: $1800.
Southeastern Piano Festival ( 20—x)
Marina Lomazov, Art. Dir.
Joseph Rackers, 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: June
Rushmore Music Festival ( 20-30— 10)
Dr. Katie Smirnova, Art. Dir.
Brett Walfish, Exec. Dir.
Dr. Ismar Gomes, Holly Jenkins, Dr. Matthieu Cognet,
Dr. Brett Walfish, Featured Teachers.
PO Box 734 (605) 646-3146
Rapid City, SD 57709 twitter.com/RushmoreMFest
levels studying violin, viola, cello, and piano. With a
strong focus on individual technical mastery and artistic
growth rooted in communication, the Summer Academy
fosters a truly unique, immersive musical environment and
performance experience. Age & Level: Early Advanced.
Site: Black Hills State Univ. Dates: July 12-Aug. 2, 2020.
Chamber Music Weekend ( 50-60—x)
Ellen & Jeremy Francisco
PO Box 498 (970) 324-0837
Collegedale, TN 37315-0498
Type: Chamber music recreational 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: June
17-20, 2020. Cost: $175 (new), $145 (alumni).
Sewanee Summer Music Festival, university of the
South ( 250 maximum— 30)
Dr. Hilary Dow Ward, Mng. Dir.
John Kilkenny, Art. Dir.
735 University Ave. (931) 598-1225
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
Type: Classical musicsymphony orchestras, chamber music
for all, insttrumental private lessons, festival brass
program, & piano. Age & Level: Age 14 through college;
audition required. Site: The Univ. of the South, Sewanee,
TN. Dates: June 20-July 19, 2020.
Austin Chamber Music Workshop ( 80-130— 30)
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 2021.
Round top Festival Institute ( 90—40)
James Dick, Art. Dir.
Alain Declert, Program Dir.
Carol Wincenc, Michelle Baker, James VanDemark, Erin
Hannigan, Regis Pasquier, Featured Teachers
248 Jaster Rd. (979) 250-3815, 249-3129
Round Top, TX 78954
Type: Orchestral, chamber music, solo; private lessons,
master classes. Age & Level: 18-30; audition required.
Site: Festival Hill, Round Top. Dates: May 31-July 12, 2020.
Adamant Music School ( 30—6+)
Franklin Larey, Willard Schultz, Seta Tanyel, Esther Wang,
André Laplante, Artist-in-Residence, Previous Featured
PO Box 22 (802) 223-3347
Adamant, VT 05640 twitter.com/adamantschool
Type: Piano only; 3-week traditional session; 5-day John
O’Conor master class; 5-day Christopher Elton master
class; 5-day Menahem Pressler master class; sessions/
classes with room/board. Age & Level: 15 & up; MP3/CD
required. Site: 5 participant/faculty residences, 48 grand
pianos & 27 practice studios on 200 wooded acres, with
ponds, streams, waterfalls in Adamant, VT. Dates:
Bennington Chamber Music Conference & Composers’
Forum of the East Inc. ( 270—60)
Tobias Werner, Mus. Dir.
Marilyn Bell, Exec. Dir.
900 W. 190 St., #11-O (212) 927-5053
New York, N Y 10040
Type: Chamber music for advanced adult amateurs; coaching
program for strings, winds, piano & voice. Age & Level: 18
& up; audition required. Site: Bennington Coll., Bennington,
VT. Dates: July 12-Aug. 9, 2020.
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival ( 200—35)
Kevin Lawrence, Art. Dir.
Barbara Lawrence, Bus. Mgr.
4132 Snyder Dr. (336) 306-3588
Winston-Salem, V T 27127
Type: Four-week program of solo & chamber music study
for advanced students of violin, viola, cello, & piano. Age
& Level: 13-30; (pre-college, college, graduate). Site: Univ.
of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Dates: June 28-July 25, 2020.
Cost: $4500; scholarships available.
Killington Music Festival ( 65—16)
Maria Fish, Exec. Dir.
PO Box 386 (802) 773-4003
Rutland, VT 05702 twitter.com/killingtonmusic
Type: Solo & chamber music; violin, viola, cello, double bass,
winds, brass, & piano; master classes, lessons, coaching,
performance opportunities. Age & Level: High school
students; graduate & undergraduate students; audition
required. Site: Killington, VT. Dates: June-July.
KoSA International Percussion Workshop, Drum Camp
Aldo Mazza, Art. Dir.
56 Westview St. (800) 541-8401
Morrisville, QC 05661 twitter.com/kosamusic
Canada: PO Box 333, Station Saint-Jacques
Montreal QC, H3C 2S1
Type: Hands-on intensive percussion camps with a diverse
range of styles & techniques; classes in video conference
& music technology; daily ensembles & jam sessions.
Camps in the US, China, Cuba, and Italy. Site: Castleton
University. Dates: Mar. 1-8, 22-29, 2020.
Manchester Music Festival Young Artists Program
Adam Neiman, Art. Dir.
PO Box 33, Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-1956
Type: Chamber music; scholarship program. Age & Level: 18
& up; live or DVD audition required. Site: Manchester, VT.
Dates: July 5-Aug. 9, 2020