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Orford Music Academy Quebec, Canada June 10 - June 23rd This is the well-known Canadian center for masterclasses and workshops primarily catering to serious music students, between the ages of 18 and 30 (with rare exceptions). Masterclasses, performance opportunities, concerts, library resources, and social activities provided. Scholarships available. Scholarship applications deadline: February 1 (all applications submitted by this date are considered for scholarship). March 29 (last date for applications) Oberlin Flute Academy (for high school students), Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio, June 23-27 This is a small residential masterclass including a lesson and an optional performance, designed to introduce Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin College, and life at a small liberal arts college to a small select group of high school students. Application deadline May 1
Aria International Summer Academy session I, Mount Holyoke, Massachusetts June 29-July 9 This is a boot camp type experience; lots of classes, lots of practice time and no performance pressures, aimed at age 16 and older. Application deadline April 4 Interlochen Summer Arts Camp Interlochen, Michigan July 16-August 5 (Alexa is the Valade Fellow for the final 3 weeks of the 6 week camp, working only with high school students) Interlochen is legendary, one of the oldest and largest summer music camps for K3-12 in the US, primarily a large ensemble experience with a strong chamber music component. The experience is highly structured. Weekly lessons are included. Accommodation is in rustic cabins. Students and faculty wear uniforms. Priority deadline February 1