Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony – CHICAGO
Michael Anderson is taking his popular institute to Chicago. Participants will enjoy singing in St. John Cantius Church, recently named the “most beautiful church in the United States” and well-known for its rich tradition of sacred music.

The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd International Flute Masterclass
By popular demand, this institute has been expanded to five days for Summer 2017. In addition to inspiring master classes, the program also includes orchestral mock auditions, lectures on the music profession, a performance workshop for flutists, a physical wellness seminar, and a cruise on the Erie Canal! Mindy Kaufman (New York Philharmonic) and Emily Skala (Baltimore Symphony) are guest faculty for 2017.

MHS 590 – Goldoni & Haydn, Da Ponte & Mozart
Opera buffa became an effective lens through which time-honored social mores were laid bare at the close of the Enlightenment. Professor Michael Ruhling’s class will examine the works and legacy  of two of the greatest creative pairings in operatic history.