The Maine Student Program

Maine musicians join us for a week of chamber music making at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Blue Hill. If you love music, love playing with friends and want to learn a piece in depth with a college mentor, Kneisel Hall is the place for you! You will be placed in a chamber ensemble with a Kneisel Hall Young Artist. Kneisel Hall faculty work with your groups every day.

2019 Maine Student Faculty:

Patricia Stowell, Program Director, Piano
Marisa Solomon, Cello
Scott Woolweaver, Viola
Katherine Liccardo, Violin

Ready to apply?

DEADLINE:  MARCH 12, 2019 Once on the getacceptd website please make sure to click on Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students in the box on the left to get started.

Session I

(2 days)

SATURDAY June 15 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & SUNDAY, JUNE 16 12:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

For advanced beginning to intermediate string, piano, and occasional wind students ages 9-13

Your time on campus will include:

  • Rehearsals on an assigned piece and an afternoon music-related activity.
  • Mentor performance
  • Dinner for families, musicians, mentors, and faculty Saturday night at 5:15 PM
  • Final performance SUNDAY 4:00 PM

$25.00 application fee, due with the application. $100.00 program fee due June 1, 2019

Session II

(Five days)

TUESDAY, JUNE 18  – Saturday, JUNE 22 (9AM4:30PM) –

For intermediate to advanced string, piano and occasional wind students ages 13 or 14-19 

Your time on campus will include:

  • Intensive work on one chamber piece
  • sight-reading additional works
  • piano 4-hands for pianists
  • orchestra rehearsal for instrumentalists
  • master classes
  • mentor performance sight singing
  • ear training
  • music history
  • free time socializing, talking music, Frisbee

This is a DAY program; participants commute or arrange housing.
$25.00 application fee, due with the application.
$250 program fee due June 1, 2019



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Office: 36 Main St.
Campus: 137 Pleasant St.
Mailing: P.O.Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614




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