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Local Camps for Younger Students in the DC area - (list includes both day and overnight camps)


Piano Express:  Summer Camps in the Ashburn area for beginning piano students.  Get a taste of piano in these camps in the Spring designed to be an introductory course.  Call 703-726-9484 for info.  See website below.


Shenandoah Performs - Summer Performance Camp at Shenandoah University


Contemporary Keyboard Studios, Falls Church, VA


Levine School of Music (DC) Day Camps


George Mason's Potomac Arts Academy




Overnight Camps and Summer Programs for the Serious Piano Student (most are high-school age):


University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNCG) Summer Music Camp 

Grades 6-12   1-800-999-2869


Interlochen Music Camp (Michigan).  Longstanding as the best around, this would be a good investment for anyone serious about piano!


International Keyboard Institute and Festival in NYC (high school students welcome!)


Berklee School of Music's (Boston) 5 week Summer Performance Program (for those of you non-classical artists, Berklee focuses on contemporary styles and has produced many music legends...see below.)


Many Berklee alumni are prominent music industry professionals, including producer/arranger Quincy Jones; rock singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge; Steely Dan leader Donald Fagen; producer and Atlantic Recording Studios VP Arif Mardin; jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton; singer/ songwriter Patty Larkin; guitarist John Scofield; Living Colour drummer Will Calhoun; singer/ songwriter Bruce Cockburn; film composer Alan Silvestri; guitarist and Tonight Show bandleader Kevin Eubanks; singer/songwriter Paula Cole; and jazz saxophonist/composer Branford Marsalis.


Music for Video Games!!!  Berklee School of Music also has this intriguing offering from the Film Scoring Department.


Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester, NY). An acclaimed music school, Eastman offers several exciting programs for high school piano students.


Oberlin International Piano Institute and Festival (Ohio).  Another prestigious music college, Oberlin Conservatory offers this program for high school students 


Indiana University's Summer Piano Academy (for high school students). Indiana is known for producing top musicians.


Honors Piano Camp, Florida State University


Piano Camp, University of Indianapolis


Piano Discoveries at University of Mississippi


Summer Keyboard Institute - Furman University




Other Good Databases of Music Camps:


Good List Compiled by Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University


Another Good List:

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