Summer Music Programs

If you seek proficiency on your instrument and confidence in your performance skills, the Music Discovery and Academy Programs offer a rare opportunity for specialized and intensive classical and pre-professional training. Our curriculum includes private lessons, music history, theory, technique and literature seminars, and master classes. Performance opportunities and guest artist visits enrich your experience and leave you well prepared for further study. Our program will be invaluable if you choose to follow your passion in music. You will benefit enormously from the dedication required and the community created by like-minded peers. Join us for a unique summer of musical opportunities you won't find anywhere else.

Summer Music Programs

Discovery - June 18 - June 30, 2017

The Discovery curriculum in Music consists of study and performance on an individual instrument (or voice) and classes in Music Theory and Musicianship/Music Fundamentals. During daytime classes students will have two hours of private instruction on your instrument, rehearse and perform in a chamber ensemble, and attend a performance seminar in your area of study. The evenings will include Arts Faculty performances during the first week and Student Recitals in the second. Concluding the program is a graduation ceremony where participants will receive a Discovery certificate for Music.

Students must be legal resident of South Carolina to apply. Tuition is $950 which includes a $50 non-refundable deposit. View the Summer Discovery Program's Application and Audition Requirements.

 

Academy - July 9 - July 22, 2017

The Summer Academy Music Program is an intensive two-week training program for rising tenth grade students interested in improving their skills and knowledge in preparation for advanced study in the field of music. The comprehensive curriculum includes private lessons on individual instruments, master classes, and chamber music, as well as classes in music theory, music history, and conducting skills. The Summer Academy Music Program faculty brings to the school a vast range of experience in performance, teaching and scholarship. These dedicated artists and teachers are committed to the pursuit of their own work while imparting onto the students their knowledge, technique, pro­fessionalism and experience.

Now in its eighteenth year, the Summer Academy Program is well-seasoned in the summer education of artistically gifted students of South Carolina. Academy alumni have distinguished themselves through their successes in colleges, universities and conservatories, as well as in arts careers.

The Summer Academy Music Program curriculum consists of performance study on your instrument and classes in music theory, history and musicianship. During Summer Academy, students have two hours of private instruction on an instrument or voice. They rehearse and perform in a chamber ensembles and attend a performance seminar in their area of study. In music theory, students learn about scales and harmony, while music history establishes an historical context for study of musical style. In musicianship class students practice score reading, sight singing and learn rudimentary conducting skills.

Students must be legal resident of South Carolina to apply. Tuition is $950 which includes a $50 non-refundable deposit. View the Summer Academy Program's Application and Audition Requirements.

     

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