Welcome to Summer@Eastman!

June 24 - August 2, 2024

The Eastman School of Music Summer at Eastman program offers students and the community an individualized and world-class music education experience. Choose between day camps and half-day workshops for middle and high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties, weekly rehearsals and courses for the community, online workshops, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, Music Leadership, and Music Theory.

Summer@Eastman offers in-person and online options for 2024

Summer@Eastman’s 2024 listing includes favorite institutes such as: Alexander Technique, Choral Masterworks, Music Preservation, The Pianist’s Guide to Dance Accompaniment, and Wind Conducting, as well as our one-week institutes for horn, organ, trombone, trumpet, and viola.

Singers, voice teachers, and choral conductors can benefit from our online workshops: French, Russian, and Spanish lyric diction, Spanish and South American art song repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy.

This year, Summer@Eastman offers a wider range of programs for the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region communities through the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS). New this year: High School Jazz Workshop, Keyboard Explorations II (for high school pianists), and Guitar Intensive Workshop. ECMS has also created two new opportunities for families: Early Childhood Music Program and the Summer Studio Orchestra. The popular Adventure Music Camp, Adult Chamber Music Workshop, High School Wind Ensemble Workshop, Mandolin and Gamelan workshops, and Music Educators Jazz and Wind ensembles round out the Summer schedule.

Collegiate students have the opportunity to attend Summer classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory. New this year: two MHS 594 seminars (Latin American Musical Modernism and Music and Movement). Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership also offers courses as part of its MA in Music Leadership program.

Our faculty are already hard at work designing engaging and inspiring programs for Summer 2024. Join us this Summer and spark your musical journey!

Students love Summer@Eastman!

“A very high-level program and an amazing chance to improve your musicianship.” — 2023 participant

“The institute covered all that I was hoping to gain and more. I found that the foundational skills were cemented and built upon for each member. The holistic approach was very effective and rich.”— 2023 participant

“My favorite part of the program was hearing so much music and learning about so much music. It was a lot of fun!” — 2023 participant

Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge with respect the Seneca Nation, known as the “Great Hill People” and “Keepers of the Western Door” of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. We take this opportunity to thank the people whose ancestral lands the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester currently occupy in Rochester, New York.

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Summer Concerts

Summer@Eastman concerts are free and open to all! Click HERE to learn more.