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Summer music programs

American Institute of Musical Studies
Graz, Austria
Vienna Masterclasses
Boxwood Festival
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Canadian Amateur Musicians
Near Lake MacDonald, which is near Montreal. All ages.
Montreal Flute Festival
"A positive learning environment for all flutists."
Orford Music Academy
an oasis of music and art nestled in the heart of Mount Orford National Park. International roster of flutists.
Pender Island Flute Retreat
Pender Island, near Vancouver. A 10-day retreat to explore the physical, emotional and mental aspects of flute performing and pedagogy. Course includes masterclasses and Alexander work
Victoria Conservatory Summer Flute Academy
Victoria, BC
International Summer Music School Pucisca
Brac Island - Croatia
Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
Click on the Programme link and scroll down to FLUTE MASTERCLASS.
Académie Internationale d'Été de Nice
Academies de Provins
Provins (about an hour southeast of Paris).
In search of Inspiration
Wissam Boustany, Les Hallais
Zodiac Music Academy & Festival
Valdeblor. Strings, winds and piano ages 13-30.
Saarburger Serenaden: International Music Festival and School
Saarburg. Two-week program for high school, college and young professionals and designed as an advanced training program for singers, pianists, composers and instrumentalists.
Sommerliche Musikakademie
Hamburg. Flutist/composer/teacher extraordinaire Robert Aitken on the faculty.
Great Britain
Arcomis International Flute Event
Cardiff, Wales - this event occurs in April, so is not exactly a summer program but interesting nonetheless. Concerts, masterclasses & more.
William Bennett
Farnham, Surrey, England
British Isles Music Festival
Charterhouse School, Surrey, UK. Offers young players a unique opportunity to discuss and explore solo and chamber music repertoire with celebrated tutors and performers
Dartington International Summer School
Totnes, Devon, England
The Flute Kitchen
Harrogate, England. "A stimulating programme for all levels of flute player . . . With a combination of classes, flute choirs, ensembles, performance and extended technique seminars and the option to take individual lessons from some internationally renowned tutors."
The Flute School, London (England)
Not exactly summer - takes place in October - but is "a specialist flute course for flautists [or flutists] of all ages and levels in London."
Gaelic Roots: A Music, Song and Dance Summer School and Festival
The Hindhead Music Centre
Surrey, England. Musical tuition of all ages and abilities in a wide range of instruments (click on their Summery Holiday Course link on the left hand side of the page under Events
The International Flute Course / Summer Music at Woldingham
Woldingham School, Surrey
International Flute Summer Course
Tonbridge. Residential or daily visitor flute summer course with Trevor Wye, Julie Wright, Rachel Brown and Patricia Morris. Eight day intensive classes.
Oxford Flute Summer School
Oxford, England
Summer Chamber Music and Master Class
Charterhouse School, Surrey (click on Music Festival in the left-hand column)
Interational Flute Competition
Attica, Greece For flutists 30 years of age and younger.
Amalfi Coast Chamber Music Festival
Cremona International Music Academy
A two-week session of private lesson, chamber music and ensemble coaching, master classes and workshops, public performances and sight-seeing tours.
The Cortona Sessions for new music
Cortona. Open to anyone age 18 and above. Its mission: to encourage new relationships between composers and performers, to offer exciting new ways of thinking about and expanding the role of music in the 21st Century, . . . and to help each participant further develop their individual gifts
InterHarmony International Music Festival
Arcidosso. [O]ffers you the opportunity to spend four weeks in Italy studying with an internationally renowned faculty of many well-known soloists and chamber musicians.
La Musica Lirica
Novafeltria. Summer study abroad in Italy. Flute choir, wind/string and piano chamber music, private lessons, master classes AND intensive Italian language classes.
Rome Festival
The Rome Festival Orchestra began as a vision of a summer symphonic concert series of young American musicians in Rome to help every participant find artistic and spiritual inspiration by organizing visits to Rome's cultural treasure.
Maccagno. From the website: "Participants can expect to perform in a variety of contexts in collaboration with the actual composers of new music, while coaching with a world renowned artist faculty. "
Summer Music Courses in Italy
Grollo 1
Grollo. For the advanced player to have "an opportunity and platform to analyse and develop her/his playing in an atmosphere of openness, respect and curiosity."
International Summer Courses Kristiansand
Summer courses for flutists in Kristiansand
Slovenian Flute Festival
Zagorje ob Savi
Wil Offerman
For the Contemporary Flutist, Sayalonga (Malaga)
La Côte Flûte Festival
The James Galway Flute Festival
Music Academy
Ayvalik Turkey
National Flute Association masterclass listring
Alexa Still
New York
C.W. Post Chamber Music Festival
Long Island University, Brookville, NY. An intensive three week seminar that focuses on the study and performance of the standard chamber music repertoire. Coached by the faculty ensemble-in-residence, The Pierrot Consort
Camp MSM
Manhattan School of Music, New York "intensive musical instruction in musical theater, chamber music, percussion, and piano studies for students who have completed grades 6-11 (ages 11-17)"
Flute Masters! Festival
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. Age sixteen through adult.
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
French Woods offers specialty programs in music, theatre, dance, circus, fine arts and more.
Long Lake Camp for The Arts
Rock bands & Jazz Bands, Orchestra, Voice
Lucerne Music Center International Music Camp and Chamber Music Festival
Lake Luzerne in New York's Adirondack Mountains. For student instrumentalists, composers and conductors ages 11 through 18
The New York Summer Music Festival International Flute Institute
Oneonta, NY. A two-week summer program for ages 11 to 25.
Rochester Flute Association/Hochstein School of Music and Dance
for students in grades 7-12 - click on their "Music & Dance Programs" link.
Patricia Spencer - The Now and Present Flute
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Skidmore Summer Flute Institute
Saratoga Springs, NY. Open to all flute students (including high school and college), teachers, professionals, and amateurs. Daily schedules include master classes, ensemble rehearsals, private lessons and recitals. Also home to the Skidmore Woodwind and Brass Festival for advanced college and high school ensembles.
Baroque Performance Institute
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Bowling Green State Univeristy Summer Music Institute
Bowling Green, OH. High school age.
Oberlin Flute Academy
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Ohio State University Flute Workshop
Columbus, OH. Taught by Katherine Borst Jones. For students graduating from the eighth grade through seniors in high school a chamber music experiences flute master classes, private lessons, solo night, theory and eurhythmy classes.
Breakaway Flute Players' Vacation
Gearhart, OR. For amateur adult flutists who want a fun way of enjoying their music with others. Organized by Dawn Weiss, Principal Flutist for the Oregon Symphony Orchestra (1980-2005)
The Consummate Flutist
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Ages High school to adult professional.
Curtis Summerfest
Curtis Institute, Philadelphia. Adult chamber music, orchestra, high school and college program, flute masterclass.
Elizabethtown College Music Camp
Open to students in grades 7-12.
Pocono Flute Society Summer Flute Camp
"[D]esigned for adult amateur flute players and flute hobbyists held in the heart of the beautiful Pocono Mountains."
West Chester University Summer Music Programs
West Chester. Elementary through high school.
Alto and Bass Flute Retreat
Run by Dr. Christine Potter, Boulder, CO
Aspen Music Festival
The Panoramic Flutist
University of Colorado at Boulder
Rocky Ridge Music Center
Rocky Ridge Music Center has for over half a century, celebrated the art of music by inspiring the hearts and minds of young people from across the United States.
Elyrica Summer Music Camp, Darien, CT. Facebook page.
Intensive performance and educational opportunities in chamber music for harp and flute. Ages 8 to adult.
Wind Chamber Music Institute
Frostburg, MD . Open to high school music students (grades 9-12) who play flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon. Blog not updated since 2008 as of 2015.11.07.
Bemidji State University Summer MusiCamp - Bemidji, MN
Search for "MusiCamp". In 1997, the Bemidji MusiCamp celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Music students in grades 7 through 12 attend this perennial favorite for individual instruction in voice, piano and instrumental music as well as experience in ensemble music-making. Band-related ensembles only.
Lake Sylvia Suzuki Flute Institute
Camp Chi Rho, MN. Both grade school and adult students are welcome in the camp as participants. Suzuki teacher training available as well.
St. Olaf Summer Music Camp
Northfield. High school students.
The Complete Flutist
Minneapolis. "A five-day seminar for flutists of all ages and levels who want to develop all aspects of their playing and musicianship." Includes intro baroque flute classes, Alexander Technique, and more.
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
for talented young musicians, artists, dancers and actors in Manistee National Forest in Michigan's western lower peninsula. They also have a summer program for adults.
Interactive Flute Retreat
South Haven. Adult flutists 18+ offers training for the adult and/or advanced flutist, daily yoga, beach activities, and other local activities
Interlochen Arts Camp
Interlochen, MI
Eldred Spell
Northwest Missouri State University Flute Camp
  Maryville, MO. info:
Red Lodge Music Festival
Billings, Montana - For flutists from 7th to 12th grades
Beyond The Masterclass - Flute Week
Los Angeles. Jim Walker.
Flute Focus
Santa Barbara. A four-day seminar with morning and afternoon masterclasses featuring specially selected "Young Artists," twenty-five outstanding young students and professionals from all over the country.
The Bradley Garner Malibu Flute Masterclass
Malibu. Solo, Orchestral and Chamber Repertoire for Flute and Piccolo for all levels of players.
Patricia Harper
Smmper program at the bottom of the page.
The Hayward La Honda Music Camp
Near Half Moon Bay. "Devoted to the development of musicianship for students grades 6-12."
Northern California Flute Camp
Hidden Valley Music Seminars. One-week, intensive program for ages ages 12 - 18
Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. For "intermediate and advanced students with strong sight-reading skills, ages 12 to 20"
Summer Flute Camp
San Diego. Sponsored by the San Diego Flute Guild for ages 8-18.
North Carolina
Asheville Flute Vacation
For adult flutists
Brevard Music camp and Festival
for gifted high school, college, and pre-professional musicians, ages 14 and older.
Cannon Music Camp
Boone, North Carolina
John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, North Carolina. Flute classes include Native American Flute.
Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop
"The Workshop, for strings, woodwinds and French horn and keyboard, welcomes the most experienced musicians as well as those new to the chamber music setting."
University of North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Flute Workshop
Winston-Salem, NC. offers aspiring musicians of all ages the opportunity to experience distinguished teaching in their state-of –the-art conservatory. Minimum age – 12 years
Wildacres Flute Retreat
Little Switzerland, North Carolina
North Dakota
International Music Camp
Dunseith, ND (on the northern border of North Dakota and Manitoba, Canada). Weeks 1-4 are for band, weeks 6-7 are orchestra.
New Jersey
Evesham Flute Studio Summer Camp
Marlton, New Jersey. 5 weeks of summer camps for flutists of all levels.
Florida Flute Workshop
Stetson University, Deland, FL Open to students entering grades 7-12, with the occasional "exceptional" 6th grader
Florida State University School of Music Summer Music Camps
Tallahassee, FL
Marina Piccinini International Master Classes
New World Center, Miami, FL
UCF Flute Boot Camp
Orlando. Middle & high school age.
UCF Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute
Orlando. Middle & high school age.
Baylor High School Band and Orchestra Camp
Waco. Band: Grades 9-12; Orchestra: Grades 10-12.
Baylor Flute Seminar
Waco. High school and college age students.
Floot Fire and Flute Inferno Workshops
Presented by the University of Houston Moores School of Music, David Ashley White, Director
South Texas Flute Association Flute Camp
PSJA Memorial High School, McAllen
Henderson Band Camp
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR
Hot Springs Music Festival
Hot Springs National Park. For "especially talented pre-professional apprentices–all of whom receive full scholarship plus housing."
Dr. Cate's Flute Camp
Oswego, IL - for 7th through 10th graders
Summer Flute Retreat at Illinois Valley Community College
For all ages and ability levels. For application and information, please contact Sue Gillio, or call 815/224-3838.
Kammermusik of Kansas City and Santa Fe
Chamber music program. Good links to chamber music sites.
Marrowstone Music Festival
Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
Midsummer musical retreat
At Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
Lawrence University
jazz, piano and band music
New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School
White Mountain Flute Conservatory
Bethlehem. For high school students and adults
Iowa Piccolo Intensive
University of Iowa, Iowa City. Designed for serious flutists who would like to strengthen and develop their skills on the piccolo.
Sewanee Summer Music Festival
University of the South, Sewanee. Students should have at least 2 years playing experience. All adult flutists are also welcome.
Aria International Summer Academy
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley. Age Limit: 16-28. Private lessons, master classes and workshops on technique, intelligent and efficient practicing, musicianship, performance, auditions, and career.
Chamber Music Center
Wellesley College, Wellesley. In association with the Composers' Conference, "the Chamber Music Center gives amateur chamber musicians and singers the opportunity to participate in ensembles coached by professional faculty musicians, live and socialize with composers from the Composers Conference
Floot Fire - Boston
Actually in Lexington, MA. Grades 6 - 12.
"Young Promise" International Festival and Competition
Easton. For students between ages 6-14.
Rhode Island
Wind On The Bay East Coast Flutopia
Actually in October, but an atmosphere where players, makers, teachers, and students of traditional music can get together to learn, share, and socialize in a relaxed and comfortable setting.
South Carolina
nief-norf Summer Festival
Furman University, Greenville. "[A]n interdisciplinary summer music festival, bringing together dozens of performers, composers, and scholars to collaborate on the performance, creation, and discussion of contemporary solo and chamber music" Ages 18 & up.
Tuacahn Summer Arts Institute - Ivins, UT
High school and college students. Orchestral and chamber music.
Blue Ridge Summer Chamber Music Camp, Charlottesville, VA
Intensive performance and educational opportunities in chamber music for all orchestral instruments. Open to students of all levels, from age 8 to adult.
New Mexico
Kammermusik Workshops - Santa Fe
Dedicated to providing musical growth for adult musicians through chamber music workshops and master classes. Winter and summer sessions
Santa Fe Flute Immersion
"Up to 25 performers will have the opportunity to study orchestral and operatic repertoire with piano accompaniment . . ."
The Chamber Music Conference of the East
Killington Music Festival
Killington. Open to advanced high school, collegiate, and pre-professional flutists.
Point counterPoint
Leicester. Serious chamber music program on beautiful Lake Dunmore in Vermont balanced with traditional camp activities. Each camper plays in two different groups, has a weekly private lesson, chamber music coachings, masterclasses, practice time, and attends faculty performances. Programs for ages 8 to adult.
West Virginia
International Flute Symposium
Morgantown, WV
New England Music Camp
Sidney, ME "The NEMC goal is to help young people find joy in making music, appreciate the splendor of Maine's woodlands and lakes, find contentment, and make friends."
Lubec, Maine. Designed to offer the busy adult student the opportunity to become immersed in music study and practice. Piano, winds, strings, baroque music and more.
International Piccolo Symposium
Omaha, NE
Miscellaneous (flutists teaching in various places)
Jeanne Baxtresser
Chamber Music Conferences and Workshops
International listing
Flute Boot Camp
Facebook only. Offered year-round by Tracy Harris
The Flute Network Master class Listings
Patricia Harper
Gary Schocker Master Class
Look under "Engagements"
Trevor Wye
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