Clarinet Academy of America
June 12 - 16, 2017
The Clarinet Academy of America is 5-day summer program presented by the clarinet professors at The University of Maryland and The University of Georgia, Robert DiLutis and D. Ray McClellan, respectively. Hosted annually by both university campuses on a rotating basis, the CAA offers a host of trainings, masterclasses, performances, private lessons, and chamber music coachings. The 2017 CAA will take place at the University of Georgia. Learn more here.
UMD High School Music Academy
The UMD 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, our Academy provides a lively and supportive setting in which students will participate in a variety of master classes, ensembles, and discussions. Read more here.
FAME Summer Music Technology Program
July 9 - July 13 and July 16 - July 20
Launched in 2011, The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education (FAME) Music Technology Summer Program gives students entering grades 7 through 12 the opportunity to explore cutting-edge recording software, experiment with music composition, and learn about and prepare for education and career opportunities in music. Read more.
NEW! Vocal Workshop
July 16 – July 20
Students, rising 10th, 11th & 12th Graders, will learn many techniques, strengthen and build their vocal capacity, perform sight-reading/sight-singing exercises, collaborate with program participants and/or work independently to create an archival recording of an original composition or cover an existing work(s). Read more.
UMD Summer Youth Music Camp
Band: July 16 - July 21 . Choir, Orchestra and Piano: July 23 - July 28
Two week-long day camps for band, string, and vocal musicians entering Grades 5-10, culminating in public concerts of all participants. For more details, visit the SYMC homepage.