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					YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS AND OPPORTUNITIES – INSTRUMENTAL EMPHASIS

The musical opportunities listed below are ones of potential interest to YPAS students due to their focus on orchestral instruments. Most of the programs chosen for the listing are included due to their popularity, excellence, or uniqueness. This list is not meant as a recommendation nor as a comprehensive list, but as a growing compilation of some options. Be sure to check specific information. Alpine Chamber Music Festival http://www.las.ch/summer/acm.htm Leysin American School, Leysin, Switzerland Apple Hill Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Nelson, NH. www.applehill.org Five 10-day sessions of chamber music for students and amateurs ages 13-90 from around the world. Acceptance by rolling admissions until May 1. See website for application. Participants may attend one to five of the 10-day sessions: June 19 – June 28; July 3 – July 12; July 17 – July 26; July 31 – August 9; August 14 – August 23. Participants will be coached in chamber music ensembles by Apple Hill Chamber Players and renowned faculty. Performance opportunities for participants with playing levels from intermediate to professional. Each participant is assigned two and sometimes three chamber groups in each session with final concert performances at the end of each session and impromptu concerts throughout the session. ―Playing for Peace‖ international program bridges cultural differences through music by bringing together students from many diverse international and American communities. Beautiful New Hampshire landscape, rustic living, daily soccer, contra dancing, hiking, community-building group activities, and an orchestral/ensemble sight-reading session. Concerts are given by the Apple Hill Chamber Players and faculty on Tuesday evenings. AACC Summer Music Academy, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD. 410-349-1856, www.AnnapolisChamberPlayers.org Grades 6 -12, winds, strings, percussion, and voice welcome. Focus on performance through chamber music, large ensemble playing, music theory, group lessons, private lessons, and master classes. Faculty includes members of the AACC music faculty and the Annapolis Chamber Players. Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO, 970-925-3254, www.aspenmusic.org Residential training ground for pre-professional music students and internationally renowned music festival. Auditions required. Most students are college-aged or older; those under 18 accepted based on maturity and ability. Half sessions and full sessions Numerous institutes and programs, including private lessons, courses, chamber music studies, student competition, and orchestra performances. Ball State Bassoon Camp, Muncie,IN, 765-285-5511, http://web.bsu.edu/00kwsweger/ Residential camp, designed to improve students’ abilities as bassoonists and musicians, with instruction offered on three levels at each camp (advanced, intermediate and beginner). Private lessons, bassoon class, master class, ensemble rehearsals, reed class elective, trip to Fox Bassoon Factory. Bands of America Summer Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 800-848-2263, www.bands.org Residential gathering of 1400 students, directors, and parents, sponsored by Yamaha. Ages: junior high to college.

Leadership Preview Weekend provides students with skills and knowledge to lead peers; Symposium includes sectionals, concert band, jazz band, marching band, percussion, drum major academy, string track, and summer concert series with top artists. Students are assigned to ensembles based on ability. Bar Harbor Brass Week, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, www.barharborbrass.org. Residential: a small group of high school, college, and pre-professional participants will be selected to form brass choirs and chamber ensembles to prepare for performances in Bar Harbor. Faculty features members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Extension Ensemble brass quintet. Audition required. Ages: high school and up. Master classes, private lessons, chamber ensembles, sectionals. Bard College Quartet Institute, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, www.coloradoquartet.com Residential program offering serious string players an opportunity to work with musicians from the Colorado Quartet. Apply individually or as a quartet. No previous quartet experience necessary. Students are placed in 2 different groups, each of which rehearses each day. Audition required. Ages: 10-19. Master classes, coachings, lecture/demos on rehearsal techniques and repertoire, private lessons; also, swimming, tennis, squash, some excursions. Beijing Music Festival and School, Beijing, China (888) 860-BIMFA www.bimfa.org Organized by the Center of International Culture Exchange of the Ministry of Culture in Beijing, China. Established in 2004, BIMFA was the first and is currently the only annual international music festival of its kind in China. Open to pianists, string players and selected wind instrumentalists of all nationalities, BIMFA is a two-week program bringing together established performing artists and teachers from around the world in a unique collaboration in music to promote high-level teaching, performance and cultural harmony. In addition, our extensive 2008 Shanghai cultural and excursion program offers students multiple opportunities for exploration and discovery. Belvoir Terrace, Lenox, MA, 212-580-3398, www.belvoirterrace.com Residential, all-girls arts/dance/music/theater/sports camp. Grades: 3-11. Private instruction (weekly or bi-weekly) in one or more instruments and voice, music class, chamber music, orchestra, master classes, chorus and opera workshop. Weekly recitals and trips to nearby Tanglewood. Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Lenox, MA, 1-800-643-4796, www.bu.edu/cfa/music/tanglewood/ Residential six-week programs in orchestra, vocal music, composition, harp, or piano; four-week program on wind ensemble; 3- or 6- week piano program, two-week workshops on clarinet, double bass, flute, horn, oboe, percussion, string quartet (ages 15-18 only), trombone, and trumpet. Faculty are prominent professional musicians. Auditions required. Ages: 15 and up. Master classes, orchestra, attend performances at Tanglewood. Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick, ME, 207-373-1444, www.bowdoinfestival.org BIMA at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1-781-736-8417, www.brandeis.edu/bima Residential four-week programs in orchestra, vocal music, visual arts, writing and theatre. BIMA offers intensive training in instrumental and vocal music. BIMA musicians develop and refine their technical and performance skills, expand their repertoire, study music theory, and have ample time for individual and ensemble practice. The BIMA music faculty includes professional musicians with backgrounds in choral, jazz, chamber, orchestral, Jewish and world music. June 30-July 28 Ages: Grades 9-11. The schedule includes time for private lessons, group instructions, ensembles, master classes with guest artists, and practice time.

Brevard Music Center, Brevard, NC, 828-884-2975, www.brevardmusic.org Residential music festival and comprehensive music training program for gifted high school, college, and pre-professional musicians.. Auditions required. June 21-August 6 Ages: 14 - Older. Instrumental studies, small ensembles, orchestras, concerto competition, piano competition, composition program. Britt Institute Summer Camps, Medford, OR, 541-799-0847 x199, www.brittfest.org Camp Encore/Coda, Sweden, ME, 617-325-1541, www.encore-coda.com Residential music camp, with sports, arts and crafts, sailing, etc. Conservatory program for Grades 9 -11, focusing on skills on single instrument; auditions required for Conservatory program. Grades 3 - 11. Private instruction, music theory, small ensembles, large ensembles, jazz band, rock bands, musical theatre. Catholic University Lion Drummers World Percussion Workshop, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 301-649-5217 www.luisgaray.com/lion_drummers.htm Day program for students preparing for a career as professional musicians as well as those who love to play for fun and enrichment. Beginners welcome. Improve percussion skills; instructor helps students appreciate the passion and inspiration of the drum and experience the joy of rhythm and the fun of creating music through Afro-Latin Rock, Jazz, Rock, and African World percussion. Grades 4-12. Three performing ensembles, each with nine students, formed according to the student’s level and age, concluding with a concert. Cellospeak, Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA July 26th and August 1st, 2009 The workshop is an intensive 6-day seminar in a uniquely supportive environment for adult cellists from novice to advanced. Participants improve technical skills, experience playing in ensembles and enjoy performances by the virtuoso faculty (teaching in a ratio of 1 faculty for every 4 students). The daily schedule includes: private lessons, coached quartets, group technique sessions, and the all-inclusive cello choir of 60 voices. Registrations will be accepted between January 15th and March 15th 2009. For full program information, directions, and a downloadable application form, please visit our web site at: www.cellspeak.com. Central Virginia Suzuki Institute, Sweet Briar College, Lynchburg, VA. nherr@sbc.edu or (434) 3816341 Residential instruction for students and adults in violin, viola, cello, flute, and piano. Family-oriented. Fees depend upon which institute, age, electives. Master class, group class, play-in, lessons in a second instrument, electives in folk instruments; recreational facilities include tennis courts, swimming pool, lake swimming, hiking trails. Central Pennsylvania Suzuki String Institute, Millersville University, Hummelstown, PA, 717-5662214. String Institute Ages: all; children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suzuki levels pre-Twinkle to books 4 and up. Fees depend upon skill level, meal plan, room occupancy, etc. String Institute includes master classes, performing group class, repertoire class, solo recital, grand concert, observation of other classes, and electives in orchestra, advanced master class, Irish and traditional fiddling, intro to percussion, jazz improvisation, and the sound of art; swimming, tennis, and volleyball. Teen Chamber Music Ages: 13 and up. Violinist at Suzuki book 7 or up, violists and cellists at book 4+. Fees depend on meal plan, room occupancy, etc.

Chamber orchestra, small chamber groups, advanced repertoire group classes, master class, optional elective, solo recital, performances; also, swimming party and picnic, Hersheypark trip, tennis, volleyball. Chamber music in Grantham: Performance and Composition, Messiah College in Grantham PA "Chamber music in Grantham: Performance and Composition" is a one week intensive program designed to enhance participants' ability to effectively communicate musical ideas in performance. The program was founded by the Mendelssohn Piano Trio and Richard Roberson, Dean of the School of the Arts at Messiah College in Grantham PA. It is open to performers and composers ages 16 and older, although exceptions are made for highly advanced younger participants. Past Guests Artists include Ronald Leonard, Earl Carlyss, Ann Schein and Jody Gatwood. This year's program will take place on August 7-14, 2009. For more information please visit our website or email Peter Sirotin Chesapeake Chamber Music Connection (CCMC), Annapolis, MD, 410-349-1856, www.AnnapolisChamberPlayers.org Announcing the second annual Chamber Music Connection (CCMC) on June 23-27, 2008. CCMC is presented by the Annapolis Chamber Players and sponsored by the Indian Creek School. The week-long chamber music camp for young and talented musicians, ages 13-18, features master classes, private lessons, music theory, ensemble playing, chamber music coaching, music technology, and public performance. Winds, strings, piano players are welcome. For more information and an application visit www.AnnapolisChamberPlayers.org and click on CCMC or call Phyllis Crossen-Richardson, Director at 410-349-1856. Colorado College 2003 Summer Music Festival, Colorado Springs, CO, 719.389.6098, http://www.ColoradoCollege.edu/SummerSession/MusicFestival/ Residential program of chamber music and chamber orchestra for 38 advanced student musicians. Audition required. Coaching, private instruction, concerts, concerto competition, course in specialized preparation for orchestra auditions. Credo Chamber Music Student Program, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, (440) 774-3658 www.credo.cc Audition required. Residential program of intensive chamber music for string players, designed to nurture the serious music student artistically and spiritually. A limited number of players will participate (by invitation only) in a Chicago/Indiana tour, including chamber music concerts and Bach’s ―Magnificat.‖ Chamber music coaching, private instruction, morning sing devotionals, master class, donation of one day/week to local charities. DeMatha HS Summer Band, Hyattsville, MD, 301-864-3666 x137 (Jim Roper). No auditions required. Call Mr. Roper in April for updated information. In previous years, the following programs have been offered: Summer Band Program: Day program to strengthen sight reading and ensemble performance skills. Grades 7-12. Meets two evenings a week for 3 weeks. 3 different bands, grouped by ability. Self-determined groups for first rehearsal; adjustments made for subsequent rehearsals. Saxophone Workshop One-day program Clinician Chris Vidala. Summer Jazz Workshop Day program for studying traditional and contemporary jazz styles in small and large group settings. Classes are offered for beginning through advanced levels. Grades 7-12. 3-day program.

Study traditional and contemporary jazz styles in small and large group settings. Classes offered for beginning through advanced levels, with particular emphasis on improvisation and jazz interpretation, straight ahead jazz swing, Latin rhythm concepts (samba, reggae, etc.), ballad playing, funk fusion concepts. Other instrumental workshops may be offered (clarinet, trumpet, & lower brass were offered in the past). Call Jim Roper in April: 301-864-3666 x137.] Eastern Music Festival and School, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, 336-333-7450, www.easternmusicfestival.com Residential training program for 200 aspiring young musicians, presented within nationally-known summer music festival. Audition required. Ages 14 - 20. Orchestral program includes two equal orchestras, with seating assignments changing weekly, sectionals, private lessons, master classes, chamber music, concerto competition, concerts. Piano program. Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 866-777-7841, http://easternusmusiccamp.com Auditions not required but encouraged. Residential program providing opportunities and enrichment in all areas of music; designed to be a complementary part of growth and development of young people. Careers in music are not necessarily the goal of students attending the camp. Music ranges from traditional to rock, from classical to modern. Ages: 10-19. Concert band, symphony orchestra, concert choir, jazz ensembles, chamber orchestra, vocal jazz choir, vocal ensembles, sectionals, recitals, workshops, lectures, classes in theory, harmony, composition & arranging, conducting. Also, recreational and cultural activities. Eastman Summer Sessions, Rochester, NY, 800-246-4706, www.rochester.edu/Eastman/summer Numerous primarily-residential programs for middle and high school students, designed to challenge students and to build skills in career-track high school students. Programs most relevant to orchestral students are listed below, but other programs are also offered in piano, jazz composition, music technology, guitar, and non-jazz improvisation. Fiddlehead Music Camp http://www.nhisom.org/ An overnight Summer Music Camp held for one week (July 9th-July 15th) at Geneva Point Center on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. The camp mixes music instruction and performance with recreation on a 200 acre retreat on Lake Winnipesaukee. Fiddlehead Music Camp is for young musicians entering grades 4-12. The camp requires no auditions and is non-competitive - rather it fosters a healthy, fun learning environment where young musicians can bond in learning and performance. Florida State University Summer Music Camps, Tallahassee, FL, 850-644-2508, http://www.music.fsu.edu/pr/summer-camps.htm Welcome to the 64th year of Summer Music Camps at Florida State University. The FSU School of Music is proud to host one of the oldest and most comprehensive summer music camps in the country. Recognized worldwide for its musical and instructional quality, over 1200 students from 27 states and 7 foreign countries attended our camps last summer. Our website contains all of the information needed to select the camp most appropriate for your musical interests. Some camps offer a variety of large ensemble experiences including concert bands, orchestras, jazz ensembles, chamber music ensembles, and choral ensembles. Other camps, such as our piano, vocal solo, double reed, double bass camps provide specialized instruction. Additionally, our Marching Band Leadership Camp (one of the most popular in the country) provides specific experiences in developing leadership skills. Many camps offer experiences in music theory, private lessons, conducting, guitar, steel drum, and a variety of multicultural music ensembles. Finally, each camp provides a variety of supervised social, musical, and recreational activities to enhance each student’s experience.

French Woods Camp, Hancock, NY, 800-634-1703, www.frenchwoods.com Residential camp offering individualized programs in performing and visual arts. Ages 7-17. Concert band, jazz band, pit orchestras, symphony orchestra, rock band, chamber ensembles, theater, dance, circus, visual arts, land and water sports. Gaithersburg Flute Camp, Mill Creek Church, Derwood, MD. Contact person: Tim Friedlander, 301294-3361, friedlandert@aol.com Day camp open to intermediate-level flutists with some ensemble experience. This year’s theme: ―Eastern Asian Themes.‖ Auditions may be requested for new participants only, just to be sure they’re ready. Grades 6-12. Small (about 30; limit 36) group of flutists, playing challenging music and a variety of music enrichment experiences. Not for beginner nor for the most advanced students. Garth Newel Music Center Summer Chamber Music Fellowship Program, Warm Springs, VA, 877558-1689, www.garthnewel.org Audition required. Intensive chamber music program for string players and pianists, on an mountain estate with accommodations in a manor house and cottages. Program for seriously dedicated and very motivated music students, receiving coachings at the highest level. Ages 16-26. Each fellowship student receives a $2500 Fellowship Award which covers cost of tuition, room, and board; each pays only a $100 registration fee. Coaching, lessons; also, free time for such recreational activities as swimming, horseback riding, and golf. Gettysburg Chamber Music Workshop, June 12-16, 2009 A Workshop designed for college-age and above string players; enrollment limited to 40 persons from which 10 quartets will be formed. Faculty: Robert Battey, cello, Doug Wolters, cello, Melissa Ruof, violin/viola, Carl Iba, violin/viola, and Norman Nunamaker, violin/viola, and Director of the Workshop Contact person: Norman Nunamaker, 717-334-5508, or nkncrn@comcast.net Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp, Little Switzerland, NC, 336-725-5681, www.geocities.com/bassooncamp Residential program. No ages specified. Master classes, reed-making classes, performance opportunities, expert repairs, instrument testing, daily recitals, private lessons. Also, Mark Popkin’s Bassoon Camp By-the-Sea, Emerald Isle, NC, June 7-14, $470, same website as above, described under ―Beach Camp.‖ Stay in a waterfront beach cottage and cook cooperatively with other participants, and learn bassoon skills. No ages specified. Greater Washington Suzuki Institute, Catholic University, Washington, D.C. www.sagwa.org Week-long day workshop for Suzuki-trained students, chamber classes and string orchestras for non-Suzuki students, at Catholic University. No ages specified; skill level pre-Twinkle through Book 10 and beyond. Jun 24 - June 28. Fees vary depending on specific choices. Hartwick College Summer Music Festival & Institute, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, 800-388-0337, www.hartwickmusicfestival.org Residential program offering opportunities in band, choral, orchestra, jazz, music theatre, piano, guitar and chamber music. The Institute is a program offered for students 15 or older who intend to pursue music professionally. Ages 8-22. 2-, 4-, and 6-week sessions

Private lessons, 2-week sessions with distinguished visiting artists, classes in computer technology in music, jazz history styles and analysis. For Institute students, there are special chamber ensembles and courses offered for high school or college credit (for which a student must attend all 6 weeks of the Festival). Heifetz International Music Institute, Ellicott City, MD 410-480-8007 www.heifetzinstitute.org Summer Address: 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 603-569-7497 Six week residential camp for intermediate and advanced students of violin, viola, cello and piano held in Wolfeboro, NH. Two private lessons per week combined with unique classes in voice, public speaking, freedom of expression, movement and drama. Dates: June 26 - August 2-8, 2009 Ages: 14-26 Indiana University Summer String Academy, Bloomington, IN, 812-855-6025, www.indiana.edu/~smsa/ Residential program for serious young string players to study under renowned faculty; 4.5 hrs. per day practice, plus 2 hrs. of chamber music. Audition required Ages: 12-18 Private lessons, chamber ensembles, 4-1/2 hrs. daily practice, chamber orchestra, master classes, performance opportunities, professional chamber music concerts. Summer Music Clinic for High School Students www.indiana.edu/~bands/clinic.htm Residential. Grades 9-12 (current). 2 concert bands, orchestra, 2 jazz bands, small ensemble opportunities. Electives: conducting, double-reed making, jazz improvisation, music theory, string ensembles, woodwind ensembles. InterHarmony International Music Festival, 212.426.5556 www.interharmony.com Residential music/arts camp. Auditions are required for some tracks. The InterHarmony International Music Festival offers you the opportunity to spend almost six weeks in the United States and Europe studying with an internationally renowned faculty of many well-known soloists and chamber musicians. The festival has three summer terms, each in different locations for violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. Students may go to one or all three. They study solo, chamber music, and orchestra with famous musicians from all over the world. The Berkshires, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA: June 4 – 16, 2008 Birklehof, Schwarzwald, Germany: July 23 – August 4, 2008 Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany:August 5 – 17, 2008 Interlochen Arts Camp , Interlochen, MI, 231-276-7472, www.interlochen.org Residential music/arts camp. Auditions are required for some tracks. Ages 8-18. Private lessons, instrument exploration, music theory, small and large ensembles; advanced string quartet institute; also, recreational opportunities such as swimming and boating. Symphonia Tuba-Euphonium Workshop Performance-oriented workshop with world class artists as faculty. Ages: high school, college, amateur and professional musicians Fees depend upon time of registration, housing plan, etc. Valade Master Teacher Program Program for 24 competitively-selected violin and cello students enrolled at Interlochen. Audition required. Grades 9-12. Provides intensive individual and ensemble study with two distinguished musicians. of practice a day. Interlochen, however, also offers a basic camp experience with campfires, etc.

International Music Institute and Festival USA (Emmitsburg, Maryland) The main objective of the International Music Institute and Festival - USA (IMIF-USA) is to provide an effective educational and performing environment for talented and motivated young musicians under the guidance of internationally renowned teachers/artists. IMIF-USA (formerly IMIC) has assisted young musicians in reaching their personal and musical goals. www.intermusearts.org/imif Juilliard School Summer Percussion Seminar, NYC, NY. (212) 799-5000, ext. 7127, http://www.juilliard.edu/summer/percussion.html Residential Ages: 15-18. Intensive week of study of all major percussion instruments as well as introductions to framedrums, composition, and percussion ensemble literature. Also offered are lectures on ―Careers in Music‖ and ―Preparing a College Audition.‖ Kennedy Center / National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, Washington, DC. website Four-week festival of orchestral and chamber music for young people from 26 states. Ages 15-21. Application deadline January 20, 2009. Program dates: June 29 - July 27, 2009 25 days of rehearsals, 3 performances, master classes, chamber music, conducted by NSO assistant conductor. Kinhaven Music School, Weston, Vermont, 610-868-9200, www.kinhaven.org Residential summer music school focusing on chamber music, in non-competitive way. Also, recreation program, crafts, sports. Audition required. Chamber groups, private lessons, orchestra, large ensembles, chorus, chamber choir. Lamont School Of Music Summer Pre-college Academy at University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, 812-336-4779, website Registration deadline March 15 June 21 - July 5 Age 14-18 Featuring the Lamont School of Music’s new state-of-the-art facilities, the Academy provides students with a broad spectrum of music study, including private lessons and master classes with renowned faculty, as well as workshops on conducting, improvisation, theory, computer composition and World music throughout the fifteen-day session. Chamber music, combos, orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, and musical theater are also offered. The Academy promotes an all-encompassing experience for musicians, with recreational opportunities on and off-campus. Housing and dining is in Nelson Hall, in air-conditioned, suite-style rooms with double occupancy. Landon School, Bethesda, MD, 301-320-1044, www.landon.net Three separate music day camps: Summer String Ensemble, Summer Jazz Camp, and Summer Band Camp. String Orchestra Camp and Band Camp (No audition required): Grades 5-12. Four 1-week sessions, June 22-26, 2009. Two programs – string orchestra and separate band camp. Small ensembles, leading to concert mid-day Friday. Very advanced students may have opportunity to participate in an advanced string ensemble also. Jazz Camp (Audition required for ensemble placement): For players of saxophone, trombone, trumpet, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vibes. Grades 7 - 12. July 20-24, 2009. Sessions on fundamentals, concepts and sight-reading, jazz lectures, videos, private lessons, master classes, sectionals, and improvisations. Opportunity to play with professional musicians.

Judith Lapple’s Summer Music Camps, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 703-690-3191 Day or residential woodwind camp for students at all levels. Ages: 6- up. Car pooling available from all areas. Beginner classes (for those with no prior training) in music theory, woodwind ensemble, and studio class; private lessons. Intermediate classes (for those playing solo repertoire at the grade 4-5 level of difficulty) in music theory, sight-reading, studio classes, and woodwind ensembles, emphasizing taking better auditions, sight-reading, quintets, and performance anxiety. Advanced classes (for those playing solo repertoire at the grade 6 level of difficulty) in sight-reading, learning to take better auditions, master classes by guest artists, woodwind ensembles, and jazz. Special events include field trips, guest artists, televised grand finale concert, instrument vendors, instrument repair classes, learning to work finale, and how to make a good recording. La Music Lirica Music Festival, Nova Feltria, Italy, 262-472-5573; http://www.lamusicalirica.com/index.html. Chamber music program for strings, flute, oboe, and piano. Come study chamber music and more in an idyllic Italian setting! Audition required; scholarships available. Deadline: April 15. Ages 16-25 June 24-July 22 4-week session: $2650 Chamber music, lessons, masterclasses, opera orchestra, recitals and concerts, free Italian language classes. Lebanon Valley College Summer Music Camp, Annville, PA, 717-867-6289, http://www.lvc.edu/music/summercamp/ Residential program focused on having fun while making good music. Students plan their own program, choosing from a mix of seminars, ensembles, and private instruction. Ages: Grades 9-12. Concert band/wind ensemble, string orchestra, jazz band, percussion ensemble, brass choir, woodwind choir, small chamber ensembles, master classes, private lessons, electives in jazz improvisation, music theory, music through the ages, group piano, group guitar, music technology, faculty and student recitals, seminars in auditioning, the language of music, and the business of music; also, sports, movies, picnic, evening at Hersheypark. Levine School of Music, Washington, DC, 202-686-8000, www.levineschool.org Several programs and various day camps are offered at campuses in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Camps listed below are the ones most relevant to orchestral students; additional camps are also offered for young children, saxophone, electric guitar, jazz, rock, saxophone, percussion and singers. There are also opportunities for teen apprenticeships, to serve as aides for camp for younger children: limited number of positions for rising 7th graders and up, a few stipends available for qualified 16+ year olds. Brass Workshop Ages 11-18 June 23-27 4-8:30 pm (NW DC Campus) Clarinet Camp Ages: 12-18 June 23-27 3:30-7:30 pm (VA Campus) Fiddle Camp Ages: 6-18 July 7-12 (VA Campus); July 21-26 (MD Campus) Saxophone at Strathmore Ages: 11-18 August 4-8 (MD Campus) Join internationally know saxophonists and clinicians Naoh Getz and Jason McFeaters for a week of chamber music, clinics, jam sessions and master classes. String Camp

Ages: 8-13 August 3-7, 2009 10am - 4 pm (NW DC campus) Chamber music coaching, master classes, large ensemble, theory, special events with guest artists, solo recitals. Strings Plus Ages: 12-18 August 10-14, 2009 10am - 4:30pm (NW DC campus) Extension and expansion of String Camp, for string players and pianists. Audition required. Percussion Intensive Ages: 11-18 August 4-8 (NWDC Campus) Spend a week learning orchestral percussion, drum set and world percussion. Long Lake Camp for the Arts, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 800-767-7111, www.alonglakecampforthearts.com Founded in 1969 by Maestro David Katz Associate Conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and Founder of The Queens Symphony Orchestra- our program combines unlimited music opportunities with social development and fun in a very creative and inspiring summer music camp. We specialize in all styles of music from Classical to Rock. We offer private lessons as well as ensemblesorchestra's- choruses and solo's. We are located in a stunning part of the Adirondack park. As well as music our campers can enjoy, fine arts, drama, dance, circus, magic and a wonderful waterfront plus a fun non competitive sports department Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, NY. 800-874-3202; www.luzernemusic.org Audition tape may be requested. Residential program for to help young musicians develop their abilities at their own levels, challenging the very talented but also helping young people who still need to discover the joy of music. Philadelphia Orchestra members perform and teach. Ages: 11-14 for junior session; 15-19 for senior session. Orchestra, string orchestra, brass ensemble, chamber music, jazz ensemble, conducting, master classes, piano studies, vocal studies, concerts. Numerous recreational activities, particularly water-based ones, dances, skit night. Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students, Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD, 410-548-4777, www.marylandpublicschools.org/summercenters Residential experience for exceptional string, wind, brass and percussion students. Emphasis on concepts, skills, and aesthetic/creative awareness. Audition and interview required. Grades 7-12. Individual, small ensemble, large group settings. Also, field trips to such places as performing arts facilities and visits by guest artists (musicians, actor/comedians, storytellers) providing workshops and evening performances. Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students, Upper Chesapeake Center for the Arts, Washington College, Chestertown, MD 410-996-5424, http://www.marylandpublicschools.org Residential experience using a comprehensive approach to musicianship to provide the basis for a total understanding of the selected repertoire. Experiences go much beyond regular performance experiences and strive to develop independent musicality. Audition required. Grades 7-12. July 11-25, 2009. Individual, small group, master classes, and full orchestra. Instrumental students play between 5-6 hours each day. All students also take a course in Creativity, in which they are grouped into small interdisciplinary ―families‖ across the arts, and each group develops their own small production. Recreational and social activities directed by college counseling staff are scheduled each day. Artists in Residence and evening enrichment performances; field trip to cultural sites in the Balto/Wash area

concluding with performance of ―Foot Loose‖ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre in Columbia. The MasterWorks Festival, Winona Lake, IN, 888-836-2723, http://www.masterworksfestival.org/ MasterWorks Festival Dates: June 14 – July 5 Dance Program June 14 – July 19 Technical Internships June 21 – July 19 Orchestra, Intensive Study, and Theatre Programs MasterWorks Festival Timeline: December 1, 2008 Begin accepting applications/auditions March 31 Early Application Deadline June 1 Application Deadline The MasterWorks Festival is a four-week classical performing arts training program that offers advanced and passionate students of music, dance, and theatre the opportunity to learn from professional Christian performing artists in their respective field. What sets MasterWorks apart from other summer festivals is the integration of faith with the performing arts, creating an artistic environment unlike any other. Located in the picturesque community of Winona Lake, Indiana, MasterWorks offers top-level students ten different programs, an opportunity to work with nearly 100 faculty and guest artists from around the world and spiritual teaching designed specifically for performing artists. Some of the world's finest performers have been a part of MasterWorks including Midori, Christopher Parkening, Rebecca Wright, Jeanette Clift George, John Dalley, Lawrence Dutton, John Kirby, Anne Martindale Williams, David Hardy, Doug Yeo, Hugh Sung, Steve Rooks, Jimmy Sites, Christine Smith, Steve Hendrickson, John Nelson, Phil Smith, Paula Robison, Stephen Clapp, the Ying String Quartet, and many others. Over 40 performances during the Festival include two weekly orchestral performances, a full length dance program with orchestra, a fully staged theater production, piano recitals, chamber music recitals, concerti with guest artists, as well as Faculty Recitals, the Student Honors Recital, the Concerto Competition and numerous community performing opportunities. MasterWorks' greatest feature is its vibrant community of classical Christian performing artists. This unique atmosphere inspires artistic excellence and Biblically sound teaching. Join us this summer as we pursue artistic excellence and spiritual growth! McDaniel College Summer Music Camp, [formerly Western Maryland College Summer Band Camp], McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/Music/summermusic/summermusic.html Residential camp focusing on studying band literature and performance. Auditions at beginning of camp for seating and for playing in jazz ensemble; test for placement in theory class. Entering Grade 7 - 12. 2 concert bands at different levels, 2 jazz ensembles, sectional rehearsals, classes in conducting, beginning a new instrument, world music. McDaniel College Orchestra (Strings + Winds) Camp and Piano program, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, www.mcdaniel.edu/orchestracamp A residential music camp focusing on orchestral and chamber music. Studies include sight singing, composition, sectional rehearsals, movement, supervised practice, and audition preparation. A week of intensive study on orchestral or piano skills. Director: Lynn Fleming 301-922-0398 or lynn@lynnflemingstudios.com Conductor: Jason Lee – Piano David Kreider Ages 12-20. July 19-25, 2009 Residential and day attendance Meadowmount School of Music, Westport, NY, 734-662-4126, www.meadowmount.com Residential camp for rigorous practice and coaching on violin, viola, cello, and piano, for accomplished students training for professional music careers. Auditions required. Ages 8 - 30.

Practice with assistance from monitors, concerts, chamber music, master classes, private lessons. Midwest Young Artists Summer Music Festival, Lake Forest, IL, 847-926-9898, www.mya.org/summer Designed to offer students an unparalleled music experience and a fun and supportive environment to grow musically and individually over the summer. Our outstanding faculty who love to teach will inspire students to explore new ideas, discover new talents, and learn skills that will stay with them forever. Both residential and commuter options available. Auditions required for certain workshops. For students grades 7-12. Half and full sessions: June 18-July 21, 2006 Chamber, orchestra, jazz, music theatre/opera, recording and editing workshops. Includes master classes, performances, classes in music history and theory, tours. Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre, Rockville, MD. 301-251-7676; www.montgomerycollege.edu/summerdinnertheatre/ Audition required. Day program: a college-level course that can be taken for credit or non-credit; high school students can also audition for pit orchestra. Ages: high school students are welcome to audition. Information available on February 18, 2009. No information about fees. Music in the Mountains PA http://www.musicinthemountainspa.com/ Provides young musicians an opportunity to concentrate on the study and performance of chamber music in a beautiful, peaceful setting in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania. The program provides an experience that is unique in its intensity of musicianship and community. Members of The Philadelphia Trio, assisted by other faculty, work with a select group of students, chosen by audition, ages 13-20, to encourage them in exploring some of the chamber music repertoire for strings and piano. The small size of the camp enables concentrated interaction between the coaches and the students throughout the two week summer session while living in the small village of Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania. National Philharmonic Summer String Institutes, Bethesda, MD, 301-493-9283, ext. 115, www.nationalphilharmonic.org The National Philharmonic created the Summer String Institutes to nurture the talent and skills of young musicians and to encourage their continued participation in classical music now and throughout their lives. At the Institutes, students perform a variety of orchestral music and have the increasingly rare opportunity to study chamber music literature. Brochure can be found here. The 100 young musicians are selected based on their applications and teacher recommendations, and will study with Maestro Piotr Gajewski, National Philharmonic musicians, and other distinguished faculty. Each week concludes with performances by the student orchestra and student chamber ensembles. Institute activities include: Orchestra rehearsals Sectional rehearsals Chamber music coaching Private lessons (two during the week) Movement classes Sight-reading and rhythm training (middle school institute) Student chamber music concert (Friday afternoon) Student orchestra concert (Friday evening). The two weeks of Institutes are followed by the National Philharmonic Summer Chamber Music Festival, which features performances by the Institutes' faculty members, other National Philharmonic musicians, and guest artists. Attendance at these concerts is free for Institute participants through the ALL KIDS, ALL FREE, ALL THE TIME program.

To learn more or request an application, contact National Philharmonic Education Director Filbert Hong at filbert@nationalphilharmonic.org A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available. New England Music Camp, Sydney, ME, 860-767-6530, www.nemusiccamp.com Residential camp featuring individually-designed programs in music, by faculty of professional musicians, most with doctorates in music performance. Camp also includes recreational and social activities. Audition required. Ages 12 - 18. Two orchestras, two bands, two choirs, stage band, two jazz ensembles, chamber music ensembles, classes in theory, music history, conducting, musical theatre, composition, sight singing, and steel drums. Mornings devoted to music, afternoons to recreation, evenings to recitals, dramatic presentations, and social activities.

The New York Summer Music Festival http://www.nysmf.org/ At SUNY Oneonta - Established in 1889 as a state school, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose college of liberal arts and sciences, known for its exceptional facilities and its beautiful campus. Students are provided with opportunities to study extensively in many areas of instruction, including: Orchestras and bands for instrumentalists; Choral ensembles and original music theatre projects for vocalists; Composition workshops; A number of jazz classes and ensembles for those who desire intensive jazz training, and; Classes introducing new instruments, such as beginning piano and beginning guitar. In addition to supplemental classes spanning a wide range of ability levels and interests in areas of: music history, theory, computer technology in music, filmmaking, jazz improvisation, and many others! Ages 10-20. Students may attend for 2, 4, or 6 weeks Oberlin College Summer Institutes, Oberlin College, OH, 440-775-8044, http://www.oberlin.edu/con/summer/flute/Default.html Flute Institute Residential program featuring intensive work on flute-playing skills. Ages: High school and college students, teachers, and professional and amateur musicians. Master classes, lessons, performance classes, recitals. Percussion Institute Next offered in 2004. The Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Kingston, PA, 570-270-2186, www.wyomingseminary.org/pai The Performing Arts Institute is an international summer program for serious high school students of music, theater and dance. Performance standards are advanced at PAI and enrollment is by audition. Two orchestras, two choirs, wind ensemble, jazz band, jazz combos, chamber music, and academic classes are offered. Located at www.wyomingseminary.org/pai, PAI’s website provides detailed information including faculty bios, class offerings and a listening gallery. Audition required. Ages 12 - 18. Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory, Steamboat Springs, CO, 402-556-2411, www.rockymountainsc.org Residential music experience for serious string and harp students. Audition required. Chamber music coaching, private instruction, master classes, interdisciplinary classes, harp ensemble, interdisciplinary classes such as sight singing, ear training, tae kwon do, art and music and photography; outdoor activities. Rocky Ridge Music Center www.rockyridge.orgi A summer music camp located in an inspirational setting high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Young pianists and orchestra musicians participate in The Junior Student Seminars (ages 10-14), Young Artist Seminar (ages 15-22) or

Intro to Young Artist Seminar (ages 15-16). Private lessons, chamber music, theory instruction, master classes, orchestra, piano class, concerts are offered along with a balance of recreation and hiking. Please encourage your students to consider attending this camp for a summer they will cherish always. If you have questions, please feel free to send me an email, or contact the camp office. A free downloadable brochure is available on our website. Shenandoah Performing Arts Camp, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, 540-545-7210, http://www.su.edu/conservatory/ Pre-camp auditions required only for scholarships; placement auditions held after check-in. Residential Grades 6-12 (depending upon Division). Symphony orchestra, string orchestra, wind ensemble, concert band, harp ensemble, chamber music, jazz camp (1st week only). Private lessons, ensembles, Delcroze Eurhythmics, recitals, and concerts. The Sound of America, Europe, 717-245-2826, www.soundofamerica.org Concert tour of 6 countries in Europe, following 5 days of practice and orientation at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. Audition required (in past, audition was waived for All-State participants; no information about that yet this year). Ages: high school. Band rehearsals, 10 concerts including performance at Disneyland Paris, special manuscript arrangements written for this band. Traveling Notes Festival 2008, 757-625-0238, www.travelingnotes.org Cultural exchange program for young and adventurous string players, organized in Peru. Intensive music training combined with cultural excursions and social outreach activities. The music training is side-byside with Peruvian students and includes master classes, chamber music workshops, private instruction and several concerts in Lima and Cuzco. Visit to Machu Picchu is part of the program. Intermediate and advanced level. Auditions required. For more information call Jorge Aguirre at 757 625-0238. June 30th - July 10th 2008 Sarteano Chamber Choral Workshop, Italy, 781-652-0158, www.sarteanochoralworkshop.com Soundfest String Quartet Institute Apprentice Program, Falmouth Academy, Cape Cod, MA, www.coloradoquartet.com Residential program offering serious string players an opportunity to work with musicians from the Colorado Quartet. Apply individually or as a quartet. Audition required. Senior Apprentice Program: very advanced high school or young undergrad; Junior Apprentice: ages 1013. Coachings, masterclasses, private lessons, lecture/demonstrations on rehearsal technique and repertoire; also, beach swimming. Spoleto Study Abroad Summer Program, Spoleto, Italy, 919-848-0663, www.spoletostudyabroad.com Audition required. Intensive interdisciplinary program focusing on the arts and the humanities (including vocal and orchestral music), housed in a 15th-century convent in Central Italy. Offers opportunity to explore academic and artistic interests through exposure to an integrated style of learning in a unique European setting. Mission is to provide a challenging and innovative experience for students who have the desire to expand their knowledge while immersed in a diverse and vibrant culture. Co-sponsored by a consortium of independent American schools. Ages: 15-19. Private lessons, chamber music, orchestral ensembles; give several concerts in Spoleto and neighboring towns. Structured courses in Arts & Ideas and Italian; electives in such topics as Italian Renaissance Art & Architecture, History of Italian Opera, etc. Excursions to historically and artistically rich cities in Italy twice a week. Also, tennis, swimming, basketball, weight-training.

Strings International Music Festival, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 856-875-6816, www.stringscamp.com Study with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra (including principal players) at the Strings International Music Festival in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. This program includes private lessons with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, daily orchestra and chamber music rehearsals, master classes, solo performance opportunities, concerto competitions, private practice seminars, mandatory private practice hours, optional choir and ear-training courses and much more. The program - directed by Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin of The Philadelphia Orchestra - includes seven orchestra levels and is open to students of all ages and skill levels, from near-beginners to outstanding high school and college-age performers. Students may attend as resident campers or commuters. Private lessons, supervised independent practice, orchestra, solo and chamber competitions, discussion hours, coaching, solo performance sessions, ear training and other music education classes, optional chamber music program (additional fee). Summer Cello Workshop, Bethesda, MD, Contact Jonathan Velsey at 301-562-2063. Day program for beginning and early intermediate cellists, to improve sight reading, learn basic theory, perform solos in masterclass setting, play chamber music. Ages: 8-14, with at least one year of experience and can read music. Dates and times to be determined – last year, workshop was one week, daily, from 4:30 - 5:45. Fee to be determined. Master class, chamber ensembles, mass cello choir. Summer Bass Workshop, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 301-588-9275, www.slavapub.net. Day workshop for bassists and cellists desiring an intense study of the bass with master teachers. Workshop under direction of George Vance in cooperation with Institut International Francois Rabbath and the University of Maryland School of Music. Any ages; parents must attend with children younger than 16. Master class, bass choir, group lesson, participatory lecture/demo, concert. University of Maryland, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. http://www.music.umd.edu/summer/index.html Band Camp – July 19-14, 2009 Orchestra Camp – July 26-31, 2009 Registration begins Feb. 1, 2009, check the website for up-to-date information Summer Term Twelve weeks total, six sessions. Registration begins February 1, 2009. Offerings in Music, Music Education and Ethnomusicology. Courses for majors & non-majors, including CORE offerings. For comprehensive Summer Term 2009 info, visit www.summer.umd.edu. National Orchestral Institute, May 29 - June 28, 2009 A training program for young pre-professional orchestral musicians, the National Orchestral Institute at the University of Maryland School of Music offers an intensive four-week experience in orchestral musicianship and professional development for musicians. Information at www.noimusic.com, or email noi@umd.edu. UM Summer Chorus, July 2009 Three weeks of rehearsals culminating in a public concert in the Dekelboum Concert Hall. Open to adults, college students and advanced high school students. Contact Lauri Johnson, Choral Administrator, at 301405-5571. Or email umchoirs@umd.edu. William Montgomery Flute Masterclass, July 2009 Work with Professor William Montgomery for a week of solo repertoire for the flute. Open to high school students through college graduates. Contact Dr. William Montgomery at wlm@umd.edu

UM Summer Percussion Workshop, July 2009 Intensive workshop for percussion and drumset students. Daily events will include masterclasses and clinics presented by special guest artists. For more info, visit http://www.music.umd.edu/Faculty/tafoya/summer/. UM Summer Youth Music Camp, July 2009 Week-long day camp for band, string and vocal musicians entering Grades 6-9, culminating in a public concert of all participants. A program of the Division of Music Education. Details at www.music.umd.edu/symc. University of North Carolina Greensboro Summer Music Camp, Greensboro, NC, 800-999-2869, www.smcamp.org Largest university-sponsored music camp; residential program for band, orchestra, mixed chorus, and piano. Grades 6-12 (bands and orchestras divided by age) 3 bands, 2 orchestras, sectionals, private lessons, staff recitals; also, recreation, movies, party, swimming, tennis. Virginia Tech Summer Music Camp, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 540-231-5685, www.music.vt.edu/camp/camp.html Residential camp focusing on the development of individual musical skills together with regular and extensive contact with professional educators and musicians. Grades 7-10. Daily band, small ensemble, or jazz ensemble rehearsals, master classes, classes in such areas as conducting, jazz, improvisation, composition, and computer applications in music, optional private lessons. Also, evening recreational activities. Walden School, Dublin School, Dublin, New Hampshire, 415-648-4710; www.waldenschool.org Residential summer school and festival for 45 young musicians interested in improvisation and composition. Beginners to advanced students. Strong musicians with an imaginative spirit and a desire to create, using music as the medium, are encouraged to apply. No information about fees. Courses in musicianship (activity-based approach to music theory and aural skills), composition, chorus, and one enrichment course. Recreational activities and concert series also included. Western Illinois University: Summer Music Camp, Macomb, IL, 309-298-1505 , website Must be seventh grade or higher Senior High Specialty Camps — June 11-14 * Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass and Steel Pan Percussion Ensemble Session I — June 14-20 * Senior High Concert Band Camp * Senior High Vocal/Choral Camp * Senior High Orchestra Camp * Senior High Piano Camp Session II Camps — June 21-27 * Junior High Vocal/Choral Camp * Junior High Concert Band Camp Session III Camps — June 28 – July 3 * Junior-Senior High Jazz Improvisation Camp * Senior High Drum Major Camp Wildwood Summer Theatre, Bethesda, MD, 301-530-6422, www.wst.org Day program, meeting primarily in the evenings. All-youth summer theatre with pit orchestra. Auditions on Memorial Day weekend

Ages 14-25. Rehearsal times and dates TBA, once or twice a week early summer, more as show approaches. Wind Chamber Music Institute, Frostburg State University, 301-687-4381, http://mirror.frostburg.edu/savagemtn/music/music.htm The Wind Chamber Music Institute provides a creative and intense course of study open to high school music students (grades 9-12) who play flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon. Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy – Wintergreen, VA www.wintergreenperformingarts.org The Wintergreen Summer Music Academy offers programs for string players, wind players and composers. The faculty is made up of guest artists and the members of the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra. The Young Eight String Seminar Program, www.TheYoungEight.com Application deadline is early May. This seminar is a one-week program designed to educate, inspire and develop young string musicians (14 and older) in the field of classical music. Application and complete details may be found at www.TheYoungEight.com. Contact: Mariana Green-Hill, Director of Admissions, 512-374-1631 or at education@theyoungeight.com.

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