Maine Students

  • Session I Dates June 15th-16th, 2019
  • Session I Students Ages 9-12
  • Session II Dates June 18th-22nd, 2019
  • Session II Students Ages 13-19
  • Instruments Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano
  • 2019 Application Deadline March 18th, 2019

Maine musicians join us for a week of chamber music making at Kneisel Hall 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.

Session I (2 days)

Saturday June 15th (10:00AM – 5:00AM)
Sunday, June 16 (12:00AM – 4:00AM)

For advanced beginning to intermediate string, piano, and occasional wind students ages 9-12

Your time on campus will include:

  • Rehearsals on an assigned piece and an afternoon music-related activity.
  • Mentor performance
  • Ear training
  • Free time socializing, talking music, frisbee
  • Final performance Sunday June 16th (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 (9AM – 4:30PM) –
Saturday, June 22nd (10AM – 5:30PM)

For intermediate to advanced string, piano and occasional wind students ages 13 -19 (Sr. year of high school)

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
  • Final performance Saturday June 22nd (4P)

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