Large Ensemble Festivals

1
AIMS: American Institute of Musical Studies
2
Orchestre de la Francophonie
3
Penderecki musik:akademie westfalen
4
Texas Music Festival
5
Verbier Music Festival
6
Vienna Summer Study
7
Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival
8
The World Orchestra
9
Youth Orchestra of the Americas
10
Spoleto Festival USA

AIMS: American Institute of Musical Studies

AIMS, the leading summer vocal program and the most comprehensive course of its kind, brings future opera and concert performers together with an eminent faculty in a one-of-a-kind experience. Dedicated to bridging the gap between musical training and a career in music, AIMS concentrates on individual technical development and a professional approach to a musical[…]

Read More

Orchestre de la Francophonie

The Orchestre de la Francophonie (OF) allows young musicians to hone their art and to develop the skills needed to undertake a professional career as musical performers. Much more than merely another phase of learning, the OF is an opportunity for both musical and personal growth, a chance to encounter the cultural diversity of the[…]

Read More

Penderecki musik:akademie westfalen

Krzysztof Penderecki, the most famous and influential modern composer, directs the Penderecki musik:akademie westfalen. The Penderecki musik:akademie westfalen is a summer orchestra academy forming part of the international classical music festival, which has been held since 2009. It is designed as an annual summer academy with international participation, featuring well-known teachers who give orchestra academies,[…]

Read More

Texas Music Festival

The mission of the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival ® is to prepare college aged and young professional musicians for careers in music through a four-week intensive summer orchestral training program. The Texas Music Festival serves communities in the greater Houston area, College Station, and throughout the Southeastern Texas regions with a diverse[…]

Read More

Verbier Music Festival

The Verbier Festival was born out of an ambitious idea: to bring together the greatest musical talents in Verbier in a mountain ski resort which none of them knew, to set up a professional team, and to find finance. Thanks to the considerable efforts of a few people inspired by the vision of Founder and[…]

Read More

Vienna Summer Study

The IES Abroad Vienna Summer Music Program is specially designed for Music Performance majors, but is also well suited for Music minors and other talented instrumentalists and vocalists. The program offers three components: Music History on a featured topic or period Performance Studies German language study at beginning and intermediate levels You may opt to[…]

Read More

Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival

Located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Wintergreen Performing Arts, Inc. is a non-profit organization that produces a high-quality summer music festival featuring symphonic and chamber concerts, as well as other performing arts programs throughout the year. Education is a major part of our mission, reflected both in the Wintergreen Summer Music Academy and in outreach programs[…]

Read More

The World Orchestra

Inspired by the vision of Sir Robert Mayer, pioneer of classical conciertos for young musicians in the 1920’s, was Igor Markievich who after the Second World War, began assembling international orchestras as a symbol of hope for the future. In 2004, Josep Vicent assumes directorship of the Jeunesses Musicales Orchestra, relaunching the project and performing[…]

Read More

Spoleto Festival USA

For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolina’s historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera, theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music. Now approaching its 36th season, Spoleto Festival USA is internationally recognized as America’s premier[…]

Read More