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Welcome to the 2017 UMD High School Music Academy! The dates for this year’s session are June 25 – June 29, 2017. This page will be regularly updated with FAQs, policies, schedule, and sheet music downloads. We’re looking forward to working with you!
Sample Daily Schedule
8:00am  Breakfast
9:00am  Chamber music rehearsals and coachings
11:30am Lunch
12:30pm Masterclasses
1:30pm Individual practice or private lessons
2:30pm Seminar
4:00pm Band/orchestra rehearsal
6:00pm Dinner for overnight students, Pick-up for commuters
Music Downloads and Part Assignments
Click here to download parts and view chamber and large ensemble assignments. 
Housing and Dining Information
HSMA participants will live in Queen Anne's, an air-conditioned North Hill Community Residence Hall. Learn more about these residences here

Each participant will be provided with a pillow, blanket, sheets, and a bath towel. You may wish to bring a mattress pad for your comfort. Some may also prefer an extra blanket since the A/C tends to be cold. 

All meals will be served at the North Campus Diner. You can learn more about UMD's dining services here
Important things to pack:
  • Pack or wear comfortable clothing for rehearsals and lessons during the day.
  • Concert black for Wednesday's chamber music performance and Thursday's final performance.  
    • Women: black dress pants or long black skirt, 3/4 or long-sleeved black top, and closed-toed black shoes are acceptable. 
    • Men: long sleeved black shirts, tucked into black dress pants, black socks, black shoes.
  • Notebook for taking notes during masterclasses
  • Your music for the week
  • Your instrument and any necessary equipment for maintaining it. 
In addition to everything stated above, please make sure you bring a bagged lunch and snack that does not require refrigeration or heat. There is also a commuter lunch plan available for purchase.


When will I get my part assignments and music?
Part assignments and links to downloadable parts will be sent to you via email by the end of May. 

Where can I store my instrument, music, and supplies?
All participants will be issued a locker located inside the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Larger instruments such as double basses and tubas will be given larger lockers. You do not need to bring your own locks, as each locker is equipped with a standard combination lock.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Because there is limited enrollment for this program, please notify us as soon as possible if you find that you cannot attend! All cancellations must be directed in writing to
  • Withdraw by May 11 to May 25: All but $100 refunded
  • Withdraw by May 26 to June 1: Half refunded
  • Withdraw on or after June 2: No refund

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