Summer Camps
Presented by ASTA Institutional Members

as of Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Please continue checking this section as information is posted as it is received. This section provides you a comprehensive list of summer programs brought to you from Institutional Members of ASTA. Information is alphabetized by Institution, not program date.

Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music
813 Rivers Street
Wendy Jarema
Boone, NC 28608-0001
Phone: (828) 262-6464
Fax: (828) 262-6646
Summer Camps:
Cannon Music Camp is presenting a special opportunity for music students in 2021. Cannon Music Camp will offer completely free online/remote masterclasses as an innovative way to support music through the summer and prepare students for a return to school in the fall. Recorded by Cannon Music Camp and Appalachian State faculty, these asynchronous masterclasses are designed to enrich students' musical knowledge and prepare them for future auditions. Masterclasses are free and no registration is required. Masterclasses will be available beginning late June on Cannon Music Camp's website or our YouTube Channel and can be watched as often as liked. - Late June 2021
Arizona State University, School of Music
PO Box 870405
Margaret Schmidt, Professor
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405
Phone: (480) 965-877
Fax: (480) 965-2659
Summer Camps:
Belmont University, School of Music
1900 Belmont Blvd
Attn: Carrie Kimbrough
Nashville, TN 37212-3758
Phone: (615) 460-8118
Summer Camps:
String Crossings is Belmont University’s annual week-long summer camp where current high school string students learn and perform music from a diverse set of genres including classical, jazz, rock, celtic, swing, and bluegrass. Students have the opportunity to study with Belmont's world renowned faculty, explore creative musicianship and technique in all styles, participate in interactive performances, and immerse themselves in an exciting week of making music with new friends! - June 21 2021 - June 25 2021
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
300 E Crystal Lake Rd
Monique Stansell, Executive Assistant
Twin Lake, MI 49457-9499
Phone: (231) 894-1966
Fax: (231) 893-5120
Summer Camps:
Blue Lake Fine Arts Suzuki Family Camp - June 13 2021 - June 20 2021
Blue Fine Arts Summer Camp (Grades 5-12) - June 23 2021 - August 15 2021
Blue Lake Summer Camp for adults - July 7 2021 - August 17 2021
Butler Community Arts School
4600 Sunset Ave
Lauren Shelton, Director
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3443
Phone: (317) 940-4126
Fax: (317) 940-9258
Summer Camps:
String Scholars Camp - June 2015
Strings Camp - July 2015
Camp Con Brio, String Camp of the Rockies
PO Box 460234
Alison Mayes, Director
Aurora, CO 80046-0234
Phone: (720) 663-9038
Summer Camps:
IN PERSON CAMP: Middle School Camp: Entering grades 6, 7, and 8 (in the fall of 2021) Minimum of one year of instruction on your instrument (school orchestra or private lessons) - July 7 2021 - July 10 2021
High School Camp: Entrering grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 (in the fall of 2021) Minimum of two years of instruction on your instrument. (school orchestra or private lesson) - July 7 2021 - July 10 2021
Camp Encore-Coda
55 Marmion St
Apt 2
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 325-1541
Summer Camps:
First Session - June 29 - July 23, 2022
Staccato Session 1 - July 29 - July 13, 2022
Second Session - July 24 - August 14, 2022
Staccato Session 2 - July 24 - August 7, 2022
Full Season - June 29 - August 14, 2022
Eastman School of Music
26 Gibbs St
Petar Kodzas
Rochester, NY 14604-2599
Phone: (585) 274-2402
Fax: (585) 274-1089
Summer Camps:
Eastman Summer Session ( - mid-June to early-August, 2006
Electrify Your Strings/Wood Violins
PO Box 2074
Port Washington, NY 11050-7074
Phone: (516) 767-6677
Summer Camps:
"It’s been over a YEAR since Covid robbed us of in-person concerts and performances, and we must prepare ourselves for our BIG COMEBACK! Many of your musical skills may have gotten rusty this past year. We’re having tremendous success with our engaging and empowering online offerings, and we’ve developed some great methods to offer more individualized learning experiences and creative ways to help you become your best musical self! Choose from a great selection of multi-day live courses offered via Zoom. Participate in daily Deep Dive Mentoring sessions to focus on YOUR needs as a musician. Enjoy master classes from multiple guest artists. Star in a music video that YOU will help create the story line for. Nightly faculty concerts, game nights, get--togethers, and more." - July 12 2021 - July 16 2021
FASE - Foundation for the Advancement of String Education
475 Valley St
Debbie Lyle
Scottsville, VA 24590-4969
Phone: (434) 286-8800
Summer Camps:
5-DAY WORKSHOPS – New format 2021! This year’s programming features guest artists and educators, and instrument/topic-specific breakout rooms. For all levels of experience, the workshops offer the opportunity to explore Bornoff materials and accompanying techniques that will best suit your program. Bring a secondary instrument and solidify your own playing, or concentrate on tone production for advanced players, or perhaps intonation and theory for the new-to-shifting student. On-going, individualized support from the FASE team means we’ll be with you in the future as you implement the Bornoff Approach in your teaching! June 28 2021 - July 2 2021 August 2 2021 - August 6 2021 - June 28 2021 - August 6 2021
3-DAY SESSIONS. 4 Contact Hours daily, ONLINE ONLY, real-time Spanish translation included. 1 Graduate Credit available for an extra fee, and requires written and video assignment submissions, Professional Development Scholarships available – apply with our grant request form (website homepage). Tuition $130 College or high school students attend for FREE! June 14 2021 - June 16 2021; July 12 2021 - July 14 2021 - June 14 2021 - July 14 2021
Flint School of Performing Arts
1025 E Kearsley St
Davin Torre
Flint, MI 48503-1922
Phone: (810) 238-1350
Summer Camps:
SUMMER FUN WITH STRINGS (Ages 5-12) Violin, viola, cello or bass? Pick your favorite and learn to play it! Beginners will learn the fundamentals of these beautiful string instruments as they are guided by our experienced and enthusiastic string faculty. Intermediate students work together as a group to advance their skills through a variety of fun and challenging music. This is an IN PERSON CAMP. A camp t-shirt and daily snack are included. A link from the final camp demonstration of skills will be shared with families after camp. Ages 5 – 12. - July 6 2021 - July 16 2021
SUMMER STRINGS INTENSIVE (Grades 6-12) With the guidance of FSPA string faculty, students will have the chance to participate in an ability-level string orchestra, sectionals, and technique-building classes. Students with intermediate experience will be able to work on advancing their technique, building skills like vibrato and shifting. Advanced students will be able to work on advancing their ensemble skills. The instruction is intense, but the benefits will be visible as students gain an edge in advancing skills. This is a great local and affordable alternative to overnight music camps. This is a virtual camp. A camp t-shirt and camp kit are included. July 19 – 23 Monday to Friday 1pm – 2.30pm. - July 19 2021 - July 23 2021
FOOSA Festival/Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy
1586 W Shaw Ave Ste Y
Julie Han
Fresno, CA 93711-3502
Phone: (559) 275-6694
Summer Camps:
FOOSA LITE String Orchestra Intensive: Daily rehearsals on the Fresno State campus. Final video project on lieu of live performance. Faculty includes Limor Toren-Immerman, violin/viola; Thomas Loewenheim, cello, Bruce Bransby, double bass; and Hatem Nadim, piano accompanist. High-school and college musicians only. Limited enrollment – 11 violins, 4 violas, 6 cellos, 2 double basses. - June 21 2021 - June 26 2021
George Mason University/Mason Community Arts Academy
4260 Chain Bridge Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030-4297
Phone: (703) 993-9889
Summer Camps:
Mason Chamber Music Intensive. Ages 12 - 18 - June 21 2021 - June 25 2021
Mason Strings Camp. Ages 9-13 - July 5 2021 - July 9 2021
Viola Bootcamp. Ages 10 - 18 - July 12 2021 - July 16 2021
Violin Bootcamp ONLINE. Ages 10 - 18 - July 19 2021 - July 30 2021
Violin Ensemble HYBRID: The Bach Double Ages 10 - 18 - August 2 2021 - August 6 2021
Hawaii Youth Symphony
1110 University Ave Ste 200
Randy Wong, President
Honolulu, HI 96826-1598
Phone: (808) 941-9706 x800
Fax: (808) 941-4995
Summer Camps:
Pacific Music Institute is offering in-person and online offerings for summer 2021 at the Hawaii Convention Center. The Solo & String Quartet offers dedicated students an emphasis on chamber music, individualized instruction, and performance opportunities. PMI+ is a series of online masterclasses to help students in performance anxiety management, improvisation, and how to build a social media presence as a budding musician. Register now at - July 5, 2021 - July 1, 2021
Jacksonville University School of Music
2800 University Blvd N
Shannon Lockwood
Jacksonville, FL 32211-3321
Phone: (904) 256-7661
Fax: (904) 745-7375
Summer Camps:
Jacksonville University Chamber Music Intensive - June 12 2022 - June 18 2022
Killington Music Festival
PO Box 386
Attn: Maria Fish, Executive Director
Rutland, VT 05702-0386
Phone: (802) 773-4003
Fax: (802) 773-1168
Summer Camps:
Now in its 39th Season of presenting fine chamber music the Killington Music Festival has fostered a healthy, safe and vibrant education and performance community of artists.  KMF is offering two weeks of inspiring virtual Master Sessions providing opportunities for all music lovers to attend from around the world.  The sessions are designed to invigorate, inspire and enhance the quality of music in each of the participants lives, carefully crafted with the Modern-Day Musician in mind. We are excited that the world renowned musicians Glenn Dicterow and Emilio Colon will be conducting masterclasses. The Master Sessions will strengthen understanding and skills that are relevant, competitive and adaptable in the 21st century.  KMF Master Sessions are intended for everyone, from music lovers to students to professionals!  Please visit - June 28 2021 - July 9 2021
Levine Music
2801 Upton St NW
Patrick Lestrange, Chair, Strings Dept
Washington, DC 20008-3829
Phone: (202) 686-8000
Fax: (202) 686-9733
Summer Camps:
Levine Strings Camp (ages 8-18).  Levine’s Strings Camp is a great opportunity for violinists, violists, and cellists to make music in a fun virtual environment. Designed to broaden a student’s musical experience and reinforce individual development, the camp provides students with the opportunity to work with some of the area’s leading professional musicians. For Suzuki and Traditional students alike, the camp is designed to develop well-rounded musicians over the course of the week. Students participate in group instrumental classes and musicianship building workshops. Students also have the option to participate in virtual chamber music groups to experience the ways in which we can make music together while we are physically apart. All participants perform in a closing concert on Friday afternoon.  - July 26 2021 - July 30 2021
Strings Plus - August 17 2021 -August 21 2021
Midwest Young Artists Conservatory
878 Lyster Rd
Dr. Allan Dennis, Founder & President
Highwood, IL 60040-2004
Phone: (847) 926-9898
Summer Camps:
Evening Orchestra - June 29 2021 - July 11 2021
Chicago Chamber Music Workshop - July 5 2021 - July 26 2021
Evening Jazz Ensemble - June 28 2021 - July 21 2021
Recording with GarageBand - June 14, June 21, June 28 2021
My Talent Forge Vi Wickam
428 N Lincoln Ave
Loveland, CO 80537-5618
Phone: (970) 215-6366
Summer Camps:
In-Person - Blazing Fiddles is a fun fiddling environment for fostering musical excellence! Students will learn new tunes, work on improvising, music theory, harmony, accompaniment, and receive coaching on repertoire. Blazing Fiddles features a Teen Camp 1-4pm (ages 12-17) and a Youth Camp 9am-Noon (ages 7-12) at The Gressiwick in Downtown Loveland, CO. - August 2nd-6th, 2021
Round Top Festival Institute
PO Box 89
Alain Declert, Program Director
Round Top, TX 78954-0089
Phone: (979) 250-3815
Fax: (979) 249-5078
Summer Camps:
Round Top Festival Institute offers six weeks (no absence is permitted) of intensive training for young talented musicians (born before December 31, 2003) seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, chamber music and solo repertoire are included in this concentrated 6-week program. - June 6 2021 - July 18 2021
Sewanee Summer Music Festival
735 University Ave
Hilary Dow Ward, Managing Director
Sewanee, TN 37383-2000
Phone: (931) 598-1225
Fax: (931) 598-1706
Summer Camps:
Programming inclusive of all orchestral instruments, conducting, composition, piano and opera. Ages 14 - Graduate School - June 19 2021 - July 18 2021
Southern Maine String Camp
65 Waterhouse Rd
Anne Wilkinson, Director
Dayton, ME 04005-7333
Phone: (207) 229-5643
Summer Camps:
Southern Maine String Camp -
Texas Tech University, School of Music
PO Box 42033
Lubbock, TX 79409-2033
Phone: (806) 834-2992
Fax: (806) 742-2294
Summer Camps:
Texas Tech University band and Orchestra Camp (grades 6 - 12) - July 4 2021 - July 10 2021
University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music
3601 Pacific Ave
Steve Perdicaris
Stockton, CA 95211-0110
Phone: (209) 946-3201
Fax: (209) 946-2770
Summer Camps:
Senior Piano Camp - July 5 2021 - July 8 2021
Senior Brass, Woodwinds, Strings, Percussion and Vocal - July 12 2021 - July 15 2021
Music Business Camp - July 19 2021 - July 21 2021
Westminster College
319 S Market St
Melinda Crawford Perttu, Prof. of Music
New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001
Phone: (724) 946-7271
Fax: (724) 946-6270
Summer Camps:
The Strathgheny School of Scottish Fiddling (July 11-17, 2021) is ONLINE again this summer. Featuring two nationally recognized Scottish fiddling pedagogue/performers, this immersive camp is for violin, viola, and cello players ages 14+.  This includes 33+ hours of instruction in the art of traditional Scottish fiddling, all music, piano accompaniment tracks, full concerts, private lessons with both instructors, and evening activities. Videos of all of the classes will be available afterwards for asynchronous viewing as well.  No prior fiddling experience is necessary and tunes are taught by BOTH music and ear.  We offer continuing education credit hours for PA teachers (Act 48) and will write appropriate letters for teachers who attend from outside of PA. Additional info, including a sample schedule, can be found here: - July 11 2021 - July 17 2021
Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts
60 Locust Ave
Stacy Square, Director of Marketing
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-1602
Phone: (908) 790-0700
Summer Camps:
Orchestral Camp (908) 771-5544 - June 30 - July 13, 2019
String Camp (908) 790-0700 - July 15-26, 2019
Winchester Community Music School
407 Highland Ave
Laurie Russell, Executive Director
Winchester, MA 01890-4050
Phone: (781) 721-2950
Fax: (781) 721-9670
Summer Camps:
Summer Piano Festival - July 13 - 17, 2020 - ONLINE
Summer Chamber Music Festival - July 20 - August 1, 2020 - CANCELED

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