The Academy offers a wide variety of inspiring and enriching activities that explore on nearly every aspect of music-making. Highlights of the schedule include:
- Masterclasses, lessons, coachings and discussions with UMD School of Music faculty.
- Evening college fair with representatives from the country's top performing arts programs.
- Chamber, orchestra, and band rehearsals.
- Mini-recitals featuring UMD School of Music faculty and students
The UMD High School Music Academy takes place in The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the University of Maryland College Park campus. Rehearsals occur in School of Music spaces, with final performances taking place in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall and Dekelboum Concert Hall, which are among the six venues located in The Clarice.
A typical day at High School Music Academy...