Fredonia Summer Workshops & Programs
2018 listings coming soon!
Castleman Quartet Program
June 4 – July 22, 2017
The Castleman Quartet Program is a unique 7-week summer program for intensive study and performance of chamber music and solo repertory.
Analytic Techniques – Online Course
June 12 – July 27, 2017
The application of analytical methods, including Schenkerian reductive analysis, to Western tonal music since the latter 17th century. Includes the study of musical forms in Western music and entails a significant prose writing component. Enroll for graduate credit.
Fredonia Summer Music Festival
Band • Voice: June 25 - July 1, 2017
Strings: July 16 - July 22, 2017
Open to high school music students (grades 9 - 12), the Fredonia Summer Music Festival continues its tradition of excellence into its 27th summer. The original Band program continues to present opportunities for students to work in large ensembles, chamber ensembles, lessons and recreation time. Honors Solo Vocal program for students interested in further developing their skills as a solo classical vocalist. Now for the first time, Fredonia will offer the Strings program for high school string instrumentalists. Students in all camps will attend daily musicianship classes, participate in master classes, attend special evening performances, and have time for individual practice and recreation. Together, the camps offer students outstanding quality and exceptional value.
Wind Conducting Symposium
June 26 – 29, 2017
The Fredonia Wind Conducting Symposium welcomes conductors of all levels explore score study, conducting techniques, repertoire options and selection criteria, rehearsal techniques, and ensemble techniques. Enroll for graduate credit, for CEUs as a conductor/participant, or for CEUs as an observer.
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- Music Education Summer Workshops
June – July 2017
The School of Music at Fredonia offers a variety of courses for practicing teachers, graduate students, and preservice teachers. This summer's selections will include Teaching Music to the Special Learner, Uke It Up in the Classroom!, and Cultural Diversity in Music Education: Issues and Pedagogies.
NYSSSA - Choral Studies
July 2 - 29, 2017
Experience the joy of singing, the thrill of performing, and the power of choral music with other talented students and a superb artistic faculty during four weeks of intensive vocal two and musical instruction at the School of Choral Studies.
The Art of Improvisation
July 30 - August 4, 2017
Join Music for People and an extraordinary group of advanced and professional musicians as you explore the Art of Improvisation with the kind of commitment, nuance, and profundity found in fine classical ensemble playing and the best jazz, rock and world music combos.