Summer Academy for High School Organists 2017

Summer at Eastman Presents:
Summer Academy for High School Organists
July 24-28, 2017

Participants can now access the Organ Academy Schedule 2017

Come and experience the thriving pipe organ culture at Eastman in this five-day intensive workshop for high school students. Each day will include private and group instruction from world-renowned performers and pedagogues, as well as daily access to a wide variety of instruments. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in master classes focusing on repertoire, sacred music skills, improvisation, and technique. Use this time to meet friends and colleagues that share in your passion, and see just how much there is to discover and learn within the organ community here in downtown Rochester. The program includes social activities and excursions and a final student performance open to the public.

Faculty: David Higgs, Nathan Laube, Edoardo Bellotti, William Porter, Stephen Kennedy

Locations: ESM Schmitt Organ Recital Hall, Asbury First United Methodist Church, Christ Church, Incarnate Word Lutheran Church, Memorial Art Gallery, Sacred Heart Cathedral, St. Luke and St. Simon Cyrene Church, St. Paul’s Church, Third Presbyterian Church

Each organ listed above has a link to a detailed description on the Instruments Page.

Orientation: Monday, July 24 at 9 a.m. in Schmitt Organ Hall
Participant Concerts: Friday, July 28 (morning and afternoon) at Christ Church and Third Presbyterian Church (Rochester, NY)

$575 / noncredit CRN 21031
For more info, please contact Caroline Robinson,

Click HERE to apply! Application deadline has been extended to June 1st!

Visit the page from the 2015 camp to get a preview of the Summer Organ Academy experience!