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University of Maryland High School Music Academy: June 17-21, 2018

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From June 17-21, 2018, 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.


Activity Highlights

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 


Application Information

Important Dates

2018 information will be posted mid-October.


Tuition and Scholarships

2018 tuition information will be posted mid-October.

Tuition for overnight stay:

  • 2017 Program Tuition: $450
  • 2017 Residential Fee: $336
    • Total tuition for overnight stay: $786

The residential fee includes housing in an air-conditioned University of Maryland dorm with linen and wireless internet access and all meals. 

Tuition for commuter students:

  • 2017 Program Tuition only: $450

In order to be considered for scholarship, students must complete the additional scholarship questions in the general program application.