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Advanced Classical Music Program
Piano and Strings

If you want to be surrounded 24/7 with high school students from all over the US and other countries, who love playing classical music - THEN - this is the place for you! You won't want to miss being a part of our NEW Classical/Crossover Orchestra, conducted by UM Frost School of Music's Scott Flavin!

See our 2020 Virtual Classical Concert Performance below.

Classical/Crossover Orchestra

Original Improvisations

Piano Duet Ensembles

String Duets and Quartet


Program Length

2 weeks


July 5 - July 16


10:00 am - 3:30 pm (Lunch Break from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm)

Age Range

Entering grades 9-12 in the fall (qualified younger students may also enroll)

Registration Fee





With a full schedule filled with intensive classes, at the end of the session you will leave with a deeper understanding of classical music, with a contemporary twist! The curriculum includes Piano and Orchestra Seminars where you will learn how to listen and analyze music performances, plus other topics such as conducting, rhythm workshop, and classical improv. Our new Classical/Crossover Orchestra will collaborate with our advanced jazz students. Check out the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra page on the UM Frost School of Music site to see the inspiration for our new Crossover Orchestra. (


All classes will be conducted on online.


Campers will be coached on their parts by their teachers. In order to appear in the Final Concert, campers will need to record their part on their home device and email it to the camp. Their camp teacher will guide them through this process.


  • For Strings and Piano.
  • Entering grades 9-12 in the fall.
  • Recommended minimum of 4 years experience on your instrument.
  • Qualified younger students should submit a teacher recommendation and send a 5 minute audition of a solo performance.
  • Email the demo to: or post it on youtube and email us the link.


Note: There are 2 tracks in this program: Piano and Strings. When you register, select the track that applies to you
DAILY SCHEDULE (10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.)

10:00 - 11:00

SEMINARS - Orchestra and Piano
Focusing on listening - discuss what makes an orchestra or a piano or instrumental soloist great. Also to be discussed: Practical skills such as audition preparation, how to practice effectively, and more...

11:15 - 12:15

Classical/Crossover Orchestra: String students will be a part of this orchestra, directed by UM Professor of Violin, Scott Flavin. They also will be coached by our faculty in small classical ensembles.
Piano Duet Ensembles: Pianists are grouped in pairs to study duets.

12:15 - 1:15


1:15 - 2:15

Intro to Conducting & Advanced Rhythm Skills Workshop

2:30 - 3:30

Creative Strings Ensemble
Piano Skills

3:45 - 4:45

OPTIONAL CLASS (separate fees apply)
The first week you will learn how the Alexander Technique can help your playing from a certified Alexander teacher and the second week you will learn skills to enable you to professionally record your playing for auditions!


Private lessons given by our camp staff may be scheduled after regular dismissal. The lessons are one hour long and all of the instructors are part of our camp faculty. The classes are held daily except for the last day of the session. When you register, you can select the day that you want. The camp cannot re-schedule a missed private lesson.


On the Home Page, Click on the Session and Program that you are interested in. Review the Program Description, including the Daily Schedule to learn about the classes offered. If your program has 2 or 3 different tracks, make sure you know which track you want before you register. Most of the time, the track is related to your child's instrument. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your music teacher. Decide if you want to add an optional class and/or a private lesson for an additional fee. Follow these steps to Register:

  • Click on the "Register Here" Link for the Track that applies to you on the bottom of the Page of the Program you select . The Link will take you to the Session Selection Page and the Cart for your Program. There is no need to filter or search for your Program on the Session Selection Page as long as you used the correct "Register Here" Link for your specific Program. Click on "View more details" to see the details for your Session.
  • On the Session Selection Page, Click on the "ADD TO CART" Link for your Program. Make sure the Program Name and Track are correct. Your Program will automatically move into "YOUR SHOPPING CART". Click on the CONTINUE Link in the Shopping Cart, which will take you to the Registration Information Page where you can begin the registration process.
  • Complete the following information to Register.
    • Section 1: Enter Your Email Address and Click "NEXT". Please review and accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Click NEXT.
    • Section 2: Enter Participants & Options. Complete the required Participant Information. "Session Options" for your program will be pre-selected. Additional classes offered appear as "Optional Classes" and may be selected by checking the appropriate Box or Boxes. Click CONTINUE.
    • Section 3: Please complete the Registration Forms, including the Waivers and Agreements, and sign your Digital Signature. Click "CONTINUE TO CART".
  • Review Cart & Check out. Review the accuracy of the "ORDER DETAILS" and "CHECK OUT". Select "Pay $0.00 now", and then Pay Balance manually. PLEASE DO NOT PAY USING THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM during CHECK OUT.
  • Click COMPLETE and you will receive a Confirmation E-mail with the details of your Order.
  • Payment should be made only from the Home Page of the Website. After you complete the registration process and receive your Confirmation e-Mail--return to the Home Page. In the upper right hand corner is a "Pay Here" button. The University of Miami only accepts credit cards. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your child's place. This includes your $35 non-refundable deposit. There will be NO refunds issued except for a documented medical emergency. All balances must be paid in full by June 1.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your payment has been processed.
  • If you have any questions about the Camp and the Programs offered or How to Apply, please e-mail the Camp at or call 305-498-4925.

Register Here (select the Track that applies to you):