SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS

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.
www.thePianoExpress.com

 

Shenandoah Performs - Summer Performance Camp at Shenandoah University

http://www.su.edu/shenandoahperforms/gi.asp

 

Contemporary Keyboard Studios, Falls Church, VA

http://www.ckstudios.com/camps.htm

 

Levine School of Music (DC) Day Camps

http://www.levineschool.org/site/PageServer?pagename=summer_at_levine

 

George Mason's Potomac Arts Academy

www.potomacacademy.org

http://music.gmu.edu/potomac/WhatWeDo/SummerProgs/Summer.html

 

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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  http://www.smcamp.org

 

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

http://camp.interlochen.org/high-school-music-summer-programs

 

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

http://www.ikif.org/

 

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.)

http://www.berklee.edu/summer/5week.html

 

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. 

http://www.berklee.edu/summer/videogames.html#apply

 

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

http://esm.rochester.edu/summer/highschool.php

 

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

http://www.oberlin.edu/con/summer/piano/ 

 

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

http://summer.indiana.edu/index.php?nodeID=precollege&programsID=44

 

Honors Piano Camp, Florida State University

http://music.fsu.edu/pr/summer-camps_descriptionspiano.htm

 

Piano Camp, University of Indianapolis

http://music.uindy.edu/cmc/spcii.php

 

Piano Discoveries at University of Mississippi

http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/youth/piano/

 

Summer Keyboard Institute - Furman University

http://www.furman.edu/depts/music/degreesandprograms/SKI.htm

 

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Other Good Databases of Music Camps:

 

Good List Compiled by Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/2748

 

Another Good List:

http://www.mcyo.org/summer.htm