Curtis Summerfest Young Artist Summer Program

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The Curtis Institute of Music educates young musicians for careers at the highest professional level. During the summer, Curtis opens its doors to provide musicians the opportunity to experience its “learn by doing” philosophy. At the Young Artist Summer Program, instrumentalists live conservatory-style with opportunities to perform and personalized attention from celebrated faculty.

  • Orchestra
  • Chamber music
  • Studio classes
  • Weekly private instruction
  • Weekend recitals
3 weeks
Application Deadline
January 17, 2020
Harp Instructors
Please see website for full faculty roster
14-18, College
Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Harp
Pedal harp
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
Residency Options
Both overnight and commuting options are available
Modern student housing suites; harps kept in practice rooms of the same building, with elevators.
Application Fee: $90 / $125*(after Jan.17) Tuition: $3,500 Housing and Dining: $2,650
Financial Aid
Yes, full scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Personalized attention from renowned artist faculty, many of them Curtis alumni and faculty
This camp is perfect for:
A high school or college aged harpist at intermediate to advanced level
Students come back year after year for our camp's:
Quality of teaching and immersion with other young artists from around the world