Curtis Summerfest Young Artist Summer Program

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1414 Pennsylvania 611 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102 US

The Curtis Institute of Music educates young musicians for careers at the highest professional level. During the summer, Curtis opens its doors to provide musicians the opportunity to experience its “learn by doing” philosophy. At the Young Artist Summer Program, instrumentalists live conservatory-style with opportunities to perform and personalized attention from celebrated faculty.

  • Orchestra
  • Chamber music
  • Master classes
  • Weekly private instruction
  • Weekend recitals
Dates of Program
July 15 – Aug 4, 2018
3 weeks
Application Deadline
Please see website for details
Harp Instructors
Please see website for full roster
14-18, College
Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Harp
Pedal harp
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
Residency Options
Both overnight and commuting options are available
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Tuition: $3,500; Optional Housing and Dining: $2,650
Financial Aid
Yes, partial scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Personalized attention from renowned artist faculty, many of them Curtis alumni and faculty
This camp is perfect for:
Any high school or college aged harpist at intermediate to advanced level
Students come back year after year for our camp's:
Quality of teaching and immersion with other young artists from around the world