Summer Music Camps

Below is a listing of other summer music programs. The list is neither meant as a recommendation nor as a comprehensive list, but as a growing compilation of some options for young musicians.


YC2 in Chautauqua: August 12-19, 2017 (Chautauqua, NY)

Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Pre-College for Music

Chatham Music & Arts Daycamp (Chatham College)

Lewis Music Studio – Summer Music Workshops (Collier Township and South Fayette)

Pittsburgh Music AcademyChamber Music Intensive Summer Camp 2017 (Greentree)

Pittsburgh Philharmonic Student Side-By-Side Program

Renova Music Festival (New Castle)

Frostburg State University Summer Music Academy (Frostburg, MD)



Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music

Artsbridge Summer Chamber Orchestra (Colburn School)

Aspen Music Festival & Festival

Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University Summer Violin Institute

Birch Creek Music Performance Center

Boston University Tanglewood Institute

Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, Inc.

Brevard Music Center

Britt Institute Summer Camps

California Summer Music

Center for Creative Youth

Chamber Music Intensive: A Pre-Yellow Barn Program for Young Musicians

Chautauqua Summer Schools of Fine and Performing Arts

Colorado College Summer Music Festival

Credo Music Festivals

Curtis Summerfest Young Artists’ Summer Program


Eastman Summer Sessions

Eastern U.S. Music Camp at Colgate University

Elm City ChamberFest

Encore School for Strings


Garth Newel Music Center

Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp

Honors Music Institute at Penn State University

Hot Springs Music Festival

Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Illinois Summer Youth Music

Interlochen Arts Camp

InterHarmony International Music Festival

International Festival Institute at Round Top

International Institute for Young Musicians

Kennedy Center/National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute

Kent/Blossom Music

Killington Music Festival

Kinhaven Music School

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School

Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival

Luzerne Music Center

Marrowstone Music Festival

Meadowmount School of Music

Midwest Yount Artists Summer Music Camps

Music Academy of the West

National Music Festival

New England Music Camp

New York Summer Music Festival

Northwestern University – Summer High School String Program

Oberlin College Summer Workshops

Oklahoma City University Summer Music Program

OSU Summer Music Camp – Oklahoma State University

Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary

Pine Mountain Music Festival & Honors Orchestra Program


Portland String Quartet Workshop

Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory 

Rocky Ridge Music Center

Sarasota Music Festival

Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Steans Institute for Young Artists

String Camp at Baldwin-Wallace

Strings Without Boundaries

Philadelphia International Music Festival

Summer Chamber Music Institute – Musicorda

Summer Music Institute in Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice and Winds at Baldwin-Wallace

Summer Music Program at Curtis Institute of Music

Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific

Taos School of Music’s Summer Chamber Program

Texas Music Festival

University of Illinois Summer Youth Music

University of Michigan Summer Arts Institute

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Institute at Whistler

Walden School Young Musicians Program

Western Michigan University School of Music Annual High School Summer Music Camp 

Westminster Choir College of Rider University – Summer Camp

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy

Yellow Barn Music School and Festival

The Young Eight String Seminar Program