Organ, Sacred Music, and Historical Keyboards

Summer Academy for High School Organists 2018

Summer at Eastman Presents:
Summer Academy for High School Organists
July 23-27, 2018

For a sample schedule, please click on Organ Academy Schedule 2017
For official Summer at Eastman Page and application, Click Here

Owing to popular demand, the Summer Academy for High School Organists will now occur on a yearly basis, lending even more opportunity for you or your high school organist to experience the thriving pipe organ community at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester 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 23 at 9 a.m. in Schmitt Organ Hall
Participants should plan to arrive Sunday, July 22 for dorm move-in.
Participant Concerts: Friday, July 27 (morning and afternoon) at Christ Church and Third Presbyterian Church (Rochester, NY)

$585 / noncredit CRN 19085
For more info, please contact Caroline Robinson,

Click HERE to apply! 

Visit the page from the 2017 camp to get a preview of the Summer Organ Academy experience!

Participants from the 2017 Academy pictured above