From June 26 - 30, 2016, the University of Maryland High School Music Academy brings students entering grades 9- 12 to the UMD School of Music for a 5-day, comprehensive exploration of music-making with our renowned faculty.
With the goal of cultivating well-rounded young musicians, the Academy provides a lively, supportive setting in which students will participate in a variety of master classes, ensembles, and discussions.
The week's activities include:
String orchestra, band, and chamber music rehearsals
Coachings, masterclasses and Q&A sessions with UMD School of Music faculty
Mini-recitals featuring UMD School of Music faculty and students
A college fair with representatives from top college and conservatory music programs
A performance event at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Students may either audition live or send an audition recording through our Accetpd portal.
Live Auditions: March 19 and 20, 2016.
Live auditions will be scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis; please apply as soon as possible to reserve your place!
Students will be notified of their acceptance during April of 2016.
Tuition for 2016: $830
Scholarships are available.
Tuition for HSMA includes housing at the University of Maryland, all meals and program costs. This is an all-inclusive program!