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Lamont Summer Academy

Dates for the 2019 Summer Academy have changed to: June 20 – July 3, 2019

Equipping pre-college musicians for success in the 21st century!
Musical Excellence – Rich Program Diversity – Lifelong Friendships

Director: Victoria Vanest
Assistant to the Director:  To be determined.



Join us for an inspiring, innovative and fun 14-day intensive pre-college music experience in state-of-the-art facilities with outstanding artist faculty and musical peers from throughout the United States and abroad!

Private Lessons – Master Classes – Chamber Ensembles – Orchestra – Wind Ensemble – Choir – Flex Jazz Ensemble – Music Theatre – Steel Drum Ensemble – Recitals – Digital Music Making – Conducting – Theory – Collaborative Piano – Alexander Technique – Diction for Singers – Composers' New Music Workshop – Concerto/Aria Competition – Recreational Activities and more!

Applications accepted from Instrumentalists, Singers, Pianists and Composers, ages 14 through 18. (Some age exceptions based on level of musicianship).

College credit available to students who will be juniors and seniors, fall of 2019, through University of Denver's early experience program.
For further information: https://www.du.edu/apply/admission/apply/earlyexperience.html

       2019 Highlights include Classical Guitar and Digital Music Making!

Scholarship application deadline - February 15, 2019

Regular application deadline - March 15, 2019

Mission Statement

The Lamont Summer Academy is committed to providing an inspirational, innovative, and fun musical experience for serious pre-college musicians, and promoting musical excellence, rich program diversity and lifelong friendships under the guidance of outstanding artist-teachers.

Announcing our 2019 Guest Artists

Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Mika Stoltzman, marimba
Peter John Stoltzman, piano

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