Summer String Music Camps
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Crimson Music Camp Tuscaloosa
Young Musicians’ Camp Montevallo
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Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Fairbanks
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Curry Summer Music Camp/Northern Arizona University Flagstaff
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University of Arkansas Summer Music Camp Fayetteville
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Arrowbear Music Camp Running Springs
Bear Valley Music Festival Bear Valley
California Coast Music Camp Placer County
California Institute of the Arts Valencia
California State University Summer Arts CSU Fresno
Cazadero Performing Arts Camp Cazadero
The Crowden School Berkeley
East Bay Music Together Berkeley
Hayward La Honda Music Camp La Honda
Idyllwild Arts Idyllwild
The Jazz School Berkeley
KlezCalifornia San Francisco
Lafayette Summer Music Workshop Lafayette
Lark Camp Mendocino
Los Angeles Suzuki Institute & Chamber Music Workshop Los Angeles
Monterey Cello Congress Monterey
Music Academy of the West Santa Barbara
Music@Menlo: Chamber Music Workshops Atherton
Ojai Music Festival Ojai
Pacific Crest Music Festival Dunsmuir
Pacific Music Camp Stockton
Redwood Traditional Music Teen Camp Aptos
Redwood Music Camp Corralitos
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco
San Francisco Community Music Center San Francisco
San Francisco Early Music Society Summer Workshops San Francisco
San Luis Obispo Symphony Summer String Workshop San Luis Obispo
Scor! String Camp for Adults Escondido
Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop Arcata
Sierra Jazz Society Jazz Camp Nevada City
Sierra Mountain Music Camp Nevada City
SoCal Chamber Music Workshop Claremont
String Project | Los Angeles (SPLA) Claremont
Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School Santa Cruz mountains
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Aspen Music Festival and School Aspen
Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival Vail
The Castleman Quartet Programs Boulder
Colorado Music Festival Boulder
Colorado College Summer Music Festival Colorado Springs
Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek Vail
Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory Steamboat Springs
Rocky Ridge Music Center Estes Park
The Telluride Jazz Festival Telluride
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Chamber Music Central (CMC) Fairfield
Danbury Chamber Music Intensive Danbury
Hartt Summer Study West Hartford
KentMusic String Quartet Conference Kent
Neighborhood Music School New Haven
Music Mountain Adult ChamberFest Falls Village
Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk
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University of Delaware Community Music School - Summer Music Newark
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Emerald Coast Chamber Music Institute Niceville
InterHarmony International School of Music Online Delray Beach
Jacksonville University Summer Chamber Music Intensive | Facebook Jacksonville
Nord Anglia Summer Performance Arts with Juilliard Windermere
Sarasota Music Festival Sarasota
Scor! String Camp for Adults Clearwater
Sparrow Music Camp High Springs
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Athena Music and Leadership Camp Waleska
Franklin Pond Chamber Music Atlanta
Scor! String Camp for Adults Atlanta
Strings Without Boundaries Atlanta
University of Georgia Summer Music Camp Athens
Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus Summer String Camp Columbus
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Hawaii Youth Symphony Honolulu
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Mountains & Strings Harriman State Park
Sun Valley Music Festival Ketchum
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American Music Institute Summer Camp Clarendon Hills
Community Orchestra String Symposium Urbana-Champaign
Credo Music Festivals Elmhurst
Illinois Chamber Music Festival at IWU Bloomington
Illinois Summer Youth Music Urbana-Champaign
Illinois Wesleyan University Summer Music Program Bloomington
Intensive Strings at Orvieto Musica, Inc. Chicago
LAB-Arts Music/Dance Workshop Chicago
Midwest Young Artists' Summer Music Camp Highwood
Stearns Institute for Young Artists Highland Park
Summer ChamberFest at DePaul Chicago
Summer Music at DePaul Chicago
Tutti Chamber Music Lombard
University of Illinois at Chicago Summer Jazz Academy Chicago
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Music for All Indianapolis
New Harmony Music Festival Summer School New Harmony
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Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival Decora
Scor! String Camp for Adults Davenport
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Camp Allegro Wichita
Ottawa Suzuki Strings Ottawa
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Louisville Suzuki Strings Summer Institute Louisville
Cowan Creek Mountain Music School Whitesburg
Steven Collins Foster Music Camps, Eastern Kentucky University Richmond
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Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra Summer Festival New Orleans
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Bay Chamber Concerts: Full Foliage Adult Chamber Music Weekend Rockport
Bowdoin International Music Festival Brunswick
Camp Encore / Coda Sweden
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival Blue Hill
Maine FiddleCamp Camp NEOFA, Montville
New England Music Camp Sidney
New England Suzuki Institute Standish
Pierre Monteux School Hancock
Southern Maine Music Academy Gorham
Southern Maine String Camp Winthrop
Summerkeys Lubec
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Annapolis Chamber Music Project Annapolis
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Masterclass Program Baltimore
Common Ground on the Hill Westminster
Intermuse International Music Institute and Festival Emmitsburg
Levine School of Music Washington, DC
Scor! String Camp for Adults Bel Air
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Athena Music and Leadership Camp Dartmouth
All Newton Music School Summer Programs Newton
Bang on a Can Summer Institute North Adams
BelVoir Terrace Performing Arts Camp for Girls Lenox
Burklee, Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive Boston
Burklee, Global String Program Boston
Brookline Arts Center Brookline
Brookline Music School Summer Programs Brookline
Brandeis Summer Music Workshops Waltham
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Lenox, MA
CDSS Pinewoods Camp Programs Plymouth
Community Music Center of Boston Boston
Composers Conference and Chamber Music Center at Wellesley College Wellesley
Concord Conservatory of Music Concord
Costello Music Studio String Ensemble Summer Camp Medfield
Credo Music Festivals Wenham
Summer Chamber Music Festival at the Winchester Community School Winchester
Franklin Summer Music Camp Franklin
Greenwood Music Camp Easthampton
Indian Hill Music School Summer Festivals Littleton
Instrumental Music School of Carlisle and Concord Concord
Joy of Music (JOMP) Summer Programs Worcester
Longy School of Music Cambridge
Lyra Summer Music Workshop at Smith College Northampton
New England Conservatory Festival Youth Orchestra Boston
New School of Music Summer Programs Cambridge
Powers Music School - Music on the Hill Belmont
Powers Music School - String Traditions Belmont
The Rivers School Conservatory Summer Programs Weston
Somerville String Fest Somerville
South Shore Conservatory-Evenings Under the Stars Hingham
Summer String Music Festival at Endicott College Beverly
Suzuki on the Hill - Powers Music School Belmont
Summer Suzuki Program for Violin, Viola, and Cello Cambridge
Suzuki School of Newton June Music & Arts Camp and August Music & Composition Camp Newton
Vivo Strings Grafton
Worcester Chamber Music Society Summer Festival Worcester
Youth and Muse Boston International Summer Music Festival Boston
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Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp Manistee National Forest
Cello Haven High School Camp Clarkston
Emerald Isle String Haven Beaver Island
Interlochen Center for the Arts Interlochen
Scor! String Camp for Adults Lansing
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Athena Music and Leadership Camp St. Cloud
Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program Summer Programs Grand Rapids
Northern Lights Chamber Music Institute St. Paul
St. Olaf College Music Academy Northfield
Stringwood Chamber Music Festival & Young Artist Program Lanesboro
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Mizzou Summer Music Camps Columbia
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Flathead Lake Music Camp Rollins
Montana Suzuki Institute Missoula
Red Lodge Music Festival Billings
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Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp Avoca
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New Hampshire
Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Nelson
Classicopia Hanover
Fiddleheads Acoustic Music Camp Moultonboro
Miles of Music Lake Winnepesaukee
White Mountain Music Festival Sugar Hill
SYMS: Summer Youth Music School Durham
The Walden School Dublin
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New Jersey
Symphony in C - Symphony Summer Camp Collingswood
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New Mexico
Chamber Music Albuquerque Albuquerque
Taos School of Music Summer Chamber Program Taos
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New York
Adventures in Improvisation Workshop Various locations in NY, PA, and abroad
Ashokan Fiddle and Dance Woodstock
The Castleman Quartet Programs Fredonia
Cello Retreat Shokan
Chamber Music at the Lucy Moses School New York City
Chamber Music Center of New York Hudson Valley
Chamber Music Network New York City
Eastman Cello Institute Rochester
Eastern US Music Camp Hamilton
Fiddling Demystified/Fiddle & Strings Camp with Donna Hebert Selkirk, NY
Harlem Center for Strings Harlem
Ithaca College Chamber Music Institute Ithaca
Long Lake Camp for the Arts Dobbs Ferry
Luzerne Music Festival Lake Luzerne
Magic Mountain Music Farm Morris
Manhattan School of Music - Camp MSM New York City
Meadowmount School of Music Westport
Music Horizons at Eastman School of Music Rochester
New Directions Cello Festival Ithaca
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development New York City
O'Connor Method Camp New York City
Perlman Music Program Shelter Island
Sage Music Queens & Brooklyn, New York City
Scor! String Camp for Adults Rochester
Southampton Strings Festival Southampton
Stony Brook Summer Music Festival Stony Brook
Summer@Eastman - Various Programs Rochester
Summit Music Festival Purchase
Music and Dance Camps the Ashokan Center Olivebridge
Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts Long Island
Westchester Suzuki Institute at Manhattanville College Purchase
Your Body Is Your Strad Institute Caroga Lake
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North Carolina
Blue Ridge Old Time Music Week Mars Hill
Brevard Music Center Festival Brevard
Bold Music at Sioux Sioux Studio Charlotte
Eastern Music Festival and School Greensboro
Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling Valle Crucis
Mountain Collegium Early Music Workshop Cullowhee
Scor! String Camp for Adults Raleigh
The Swannanoa Gathering (Folk Tradition Workshop) Asheville
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North Dakota
International Music Camp Dunseith
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Baldwin Community Arts School String Camp Berea
Oberlin Summer Programs Oberlin
Chamber Music Connection Summer Festival Worthington
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs Yellow Springs
Creative Strings Workshop: Adult Program Columbus
Creative Strings Workshop: Youth Program Columbus
Credo Music Festivals Wenham
Ohio Scottish Arts School Berea
Scor! String Camp for Adults Columbus
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Oklahoma State University - Summer Music Camp Stillwater
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Britt Institute Chamber Strings Camp Jacksonville
Chamber Music Workshop at Oregon State University Corvallis
Rose City Music Academy Gresham
Oregon Music Academy Tualatin
Young Musicians' and Artists' Course in Salem Portland
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Assai! Performance Institute Lancaster
Blue Mountain Festival Carlisle
Camp Ballibay Camptown
Chamber Strings Summer Music Workshop Rosemont
Csehy Summer School of Music Langhorne
Curtis Institute Summer Program Philadelphia
Lebanon Valley College Summer Music Camp Annville
Pennsylvania Academy of Music Lancaster
Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary Kingston
Philadelphia International Music Festival Philadelphia
Quartet Program at Bucknell Lewisburg
Summertrios Programs Various
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Rhode Island
Scor! String Camp for Adults Kingstown
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South Carolina
University of South Carolina String Project Greenville
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South Dakota
Rushmore Music Festival Spearfish
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Mark O'Connor Fiddle Camp / Conference Montgomery Bell State Park (Near Nashville)
Scor! String Camp for Adults Knoxville
Vanderbilt Adult Chamber Music Institute Nashville
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American Festival for the Arts: Summer Music Conservatory North Houston
Austin Chamber Music Workshop and Festival Austin
Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Houston
International Festival-Institute at Round Top Round Top
Live Oak Fiddle Camp Hallettsville
Longhorn Music Camp: Middle School Orchestra Austin
Scor! String Camp for Adults Austin
Songbird Rising String Camp Austin
The Woodlands Chamberfest North Houston
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BYU Young Musicians' Summer Festival Provo
Intermountain Suzuki String Institute West Jordan
Fry Street Chamber Music Festival Logan
Kolob Canyon String Camp Cedar City
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Amherst Early Music Festival Bennington
Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composers' Forum of the East Bennington
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival Burlington
Green Mountain Suzuki Institute New Haven
Killington Music Festival Residency Program Killington
Kinhaven Music School Weston
Manchester Music Festival Manchester
Marlboro Music Festival Marlboro
Point CounterPoint Chamber Music Camp Leicester
Yellow Barn Music School & Festival Putney
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American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras Summer String Academy Fairfax
The Brass Institutes of America Fredericksburg
Garth Newel Music Center Warm Springs
Greater Washington Suzuki Institute Alexandria
Heifetz International Music Institute Staunton
Mason Community Arts Academy Summer Strings Program Fairfax
Orchestra Project Richmond
StringTime Summer Music Camp Alexandria
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Washington DC
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Icicle Creek Summer Chamber Music Institute Leavenworth
Marrowstone Summer Music Marrowstone
Midsummer Musical Retreat Walla Walla
Strings Without Boundaries Seattle
Summer String Academy Orchestra Camp Ellensburg
SYSO Summer Music Seattle
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West Virginia
Augusta Heritage Arts Workshops
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The Amber Suzuki Center Stevens Point
Birch Creek Music Performance Center Door County
Clearing Folk School Ellison Bay
Green Lake Festival of Music Green Lake
Midsummer's Music Festival Ellison Bay
Strings Without Boundaries Appleton
University of Wisconsin Whitewater String Orchestra Camp Whitewater
University of Wisconsin Whitewater Music Camps Whitewater
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Strings Summer Camp Milwaukee
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Grand Teton Music Festival Jackson Hole
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