Eastman Summer Saxophone Institute

Students in the Eastman Summer Saxophone Institute, led by director Chien-Kwan Lin and assistant director Jonathan Wintringham, practice in University of Rochester Eastman School of Music's Hatch Hall July 22, 2015.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

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Eastman Summer Saxophone Institute

July 26-August 2, 2020 / Sunday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Rooms: Hatch Recital Hall, plus other locations
Chien-Kwan Lin, director

Come join us for a taste of the Eastman saxophone experience in this one-week intensive program, hosted by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin of the award-winning Eastman saxophone studio. Program emphasis will be performance-oriented, structured around private lessons and master classes in both solo and chamber settings. All private lessons will be taught personally by Professor Lin. Exceptional high-school and collegiate students are encouraged to apply. 

How to apply:
Contact Professor Lin directly at: clin@esm.rochester.edu before registering; please include a current copy of your music résumé. After your résumé has been reviewed, Professor Lin will send information about how to register.

This course pairs well with the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP) Institute; students may register to attend both institutes together if approved.

Faculty Concert: Sunday, July 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Participant Solo Concert: Saturday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall 
Participant Chamber Music Concert: Sunday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m. in Hatch Recital Hall 


Housing and meals are not included in course tuition. On-campus student housing at the Eastman Student Living Center is available for an additional fee of $84/night, which includes 3 meals daily in the Dining Center. Participants staying off-campus may also purchase individual meals at the Dining Center. Information about housing and area hotels can be found here.

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Faculty Concert, Sunday, July 26 at 3:00 p.m., followed by orientation
Last scheduled activity: Participant Concert, Sunday, August 2, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.      

Professional Development Hours: 50
$785 / noncredit             CRN 20673
$1,730 / 1 credit             CRN 20684 

“I felt I grew as a musician, and learned ways to carry that growth in the rest of my performing.” – 2019 participant