2015 Summer Music
Camps & Programs
will be posted beginning December 15, 2014
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Summer Music Camps
State + International Listings
Idyllwild Arts Summer Program
Focus: band, chamber music, choir, harp, jazz, musical theatre, orchestra, piano
Stanford Jazz Workshop Jazz Institute
Focus: combo performance, improvisation, ear training, jazz theory, master classes for vocals and instruments
Stanford Youth Orchestra
Focus: full orchestra
USC Thornton School of Music
Focus: Guitar: Jazz, Rock, and Beyond; musical theatre
University of the Pacific Music Camp
Focus: Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp; Pacific Music Business Camp; Senior Band, Orchestra, Choir Camp; Senior Piano Camp.
University of Redlands Pokorny Low Brass Seminar
Focus: low brass intensive
Colorado College Summer Music Festival
Focus: performance: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, timpani/percussion, piano applications.
Colorado State University
Summer Music Programs
Focus: chamber ensembles, marching band, organ, clarinet, percussion
Lamont School of Music Summer Academy
Focus: classical and jazz; all instruments (except guitar); voice, composition, conducting, theory, chamber music, large & small ensembles.
Rocky Ridge Music Center Young Artist Seminar
Focus: all orchestra instruments (strings, woodwinds, brass), piano, voice, composition
University of Colorado, Boulder College of Music
Focus: High School Music Academy – for band, orchestra and piano students; Summer Jazz Academy.
University of Colorado Denver
Summer Music Industry Program
Focus: performance, songwriting, music business, recording arts.
District of Columbia
Washington International Piano Festival
Focus: classical piano
Fernando Jones Blues Camp
at Columbia College Chicago
Focus: blues ensemble instruction.
Also offered in CA, FL, VA.
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
Focus: conducting and wind symposium, guitar, oboe, percussion, trombone, violin, vocal career, voice institute.
Depauw University Summer Music Camps
Focus: voice, all instruments.
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Focus: Band and Orchestra Camp (for wind, orchestral string, or percussion), College Audition Preparation Workshop, Summer Percussion Academy & Workshop, String Academy, Piano Academy, Vocal Jazz Camp, Saxophone Workshop.
Interlochen Summer Arts Camp
Focus: programs for orchestra, wind symphony, jazz, rock, strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion, composition, classical guitar, harp, organ, piano, voice, audio recording, singer-songwriter program.
Western Michigan University Summer Music Camp
Focus: brass, woodwind, percussion, string, vocal/choral, and keyboard for pre-college.
McNally Smith College of Music
Focus: Vocal Workshop, Hip-Hop Workshop, Jazz Workshop, MIX Workshop (music industry)
Apple Hill Summer Chamber Music Workshop
Focus: chamber music, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, french horn, piano, harpsichord, voice
The Walden School Young Musicians Program and Creative Musicians Retreat
Focus: composition, improvisation, musicianship, electronic music, singing, concerts, all instruments, composers forums, workshops, guest artists
Mason Gross School of the Arts
at Rutgers University
Focus: Band & Orchestra Camp, Jazz Institute, Chamber Music Institute
Crane Youth Music
Focus: instrumental and voice
Fredonia Summer Music Festival
Focus: summer band camp
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
Focus: classical, jazz, rock & roll, all instruments and voice.
GLAM: The Girls Leadership Academy for Music
Focus: leadership in music. Any instrument or voice.
Ithaca College Summer Music Academy
Focus: wind ensemble (band), orchestra, voice, jazz, classical guitar, electives in recording technology, composition.
Long Lake Camp for the Arts
Focus: orchestra, jazz, rock, vocals. Private lessons available on most instruments, composition, studio recording, mixing.
Mannes College The New School for Music
Focus: all instruments, all levels, jazz emphasis
Syracuse University Summer College
Focus: acting & musical theatre, recording studio techniques.
Appalachian State University Cannon Music Camp
Focus: performance, music theory
University of North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Music Programs
Focus: chamber, vocal, composition, harp, flute, organ, piano, guitar
Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music Summer Music Programs
Focus: musical theatre, cabaret, voice, strings, winds, percussion, piano, organ
Oklahoma City University Summer Music Programs
Focus: music theater, vocal, percussion, piano, Bassoon
University of Oregon Summer Music Camps
Focus: Marching & Leadership Camp, Concert Band Camp, Jazz Improvisation Camp
Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Program
Focus: Music; Science; Math; Engineering; Architecture; Art & Design; Drama; Gaming
Penn State School of Music
Focus: Honors Music Institute in chamber choir, jazz ensemble, wind ensemble, or piano.
Temple Univ. Boyer College of Music and Dance
Focus: musical therapy, trombone, percussion, choral conducting; Dorothy Taubman Seminar
University of Houston Moores School of Music
Focus: Band Camp
Cornish College of the Arts
Focus: instrumental jazz, classical & jazz voice, composition & songwriting, classical instrumental, music technology, world music.
Focus: musical theatre, chamber music, piano, band.
(Italy + Czech Republic + London)
Focus: Italy: music + language lessons, cultural tours; Czech Republic: band, orchestra and choir camp + cultural tours; London: musical theatre workshops + tours.
Leeds College of Music Summer Short Courses (England)
Focus: Pro Sound and Lighting Summer School; Songwriting; Summer Jazz; Studio and Songwriting Course; Film Music Summer School.
London A Cappella International Summer School
Focus: vocal workshops and masterclasses with the Swingle Singers.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (Italy)
Focus: Veneto Jazz Summer Program in Chioggia, Italy. 8 days of master classes, theory, combos, big band.
Performing Arts Abroad (programs in 12 countries)
Focus: music study, internships, and volunteer programs.
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