Summer Workshops & Programs

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.

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State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
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