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.
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 online registration form.
November 1, 2017: Application opens. There is an application fee of $50.
March 16, 2018: Application Deadline for Live Audition
March 24-25, 2018: Live Auditions at the University of Maryland School of Music
March 26, 2018: Application Deadline for Video Audition
Tuition and Scholarships
Tuition for overnight stay:
- 2018 Program Tuition: $485
2018 Estimated Residential Fee: $400 Rates to be confirmed late-January
- Total tuition for overnight stay: $885
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:
2018 Program Tuition only: $485
In order to be considered for scholarship, students must complete the additional scholarship questions in the general program application.