Events Around Maine: Non-competitive

DateApplication Postmark DeadlineEventLocation
May 11, 2019Pine Tree Piano Competition

Biennial competition sponsored by MMTA. Early Elementary: grades 1-3; Elementary: grades 4-6; Junior: grades 7-9; Senior: grades 10-12 See For Teachers and For Students on this website for details.

Gould Academy Bethel, Maine
June 2019March 2019Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students, Intermediate

Chamber music for violin, viola, cello and piano for intermediate ability, ages 9 - 12. Audition required for admission. Visit kneisel.org.

Kneisel Hall Blue Hill, Maine
June 2019March 2019Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students, Intermediate to Advanced

Chamber music for violin, viola, cello and piano for intermediate to advanced ability, ages 12 - 18. Audition required for admission. Visit kneisel.org.

Kneisel Hall Blue Hill, Maine
June 2019Early April 2019Piano Monster Festivals

Jr Monster Festival (Completing grades 5-8) Sr Monster Festival (Completing grades 8-12) Teacher Seminar. Conductor: Wynn-Anne Rossi Visit go.plymouth.edu/piano

Plymouth State University Plymouth, New Hampshire
June - August 2019Rolling admissions begin November 2019New England Music Camp

NEMC is a performance-based 3, 4, or 7 week music camp for students ages 11-18. Audition tape required for admission. Visit nemusiccamp.com or contact info@nemusiccamp.com.

Sidney, Maine
June - August 2019January 2019Bowdoin International Music Festival

Intensive conservatory level program for band, string, and piano students, ages 13 to 30. Auditions required. 3 and 6 week sessions available. Visit bowdoinfestival.org.

Bowdoin College, Bowdoin, Maine
June -August 2019Rolling admissionsCamp Encore/Coda

Lower camper: finishing grades 3-6 Upper camper: finishing grades 7-11 Piano, band, orchestra, chorus, jazz band, chamber music, combo, rock. Contact Jamie at jamiesaltman@rcn.com or visit www.encore-coda.com.

Stearns Pond Sweden, Maine
July 7-15, 2019Registration opens February 1, 2018 at 9 a.mSouthern Maine Sr Music Academy

Incoming grade 9 to outgoing grade 12. Pianists must also play a wind or percussion instrument. Resident and commuter options. Contact loria@maine.edu or visit www.usm.maine.edu/music/summercamps.

University of Southern Maine Gorham, Maine
July 22-28, 2019Registration opens February 2019Southern Maine Jr Music Academy

Incoming grade 7 to outgoing grade 8 Pianists must also play a wind or percussion instrument. Resident & commuter options Contact loria@maine.edu or visit www.usm.maine.edu/music/summercamps..

University of Southern Maine Gorham, Maine
July - August 2019January 2019Atlantic Music Festival Piano Institute and Seminar

Four-week program for serious piano students. Audition tape required. Visit atlanticmusicfestival.org/the-institute/programs/piano-institute-and-seminar.

Colby College Waterville, Maine
July - August 2019June 2019Summer Youth Music School (SYMS)

Band, orchestra, chorus, & ensembles. Piano students must study a second instrument. Jr Session: students completing grades 7-8 Sr Session: students completing grades 9-12 Contact 603-862-2404 or visit unh.edu/music.

Paul Creative Arts Center, Univ of NH Durham, New Hampshire
August 2019Spring 2019Winter Harbor Music Festival

Week-long Music Festival that offers intrumentalists and singers a unique opportunity to study and perform together. Contact Deirdre McArdle-Manning 917-291-0143 or visit winterharbormusicfestival.com.

Oceanside Meadows Inn, Prospect Harbor, Maine
June - July 2019Check websiteSonatina Camp

An international piano camp for students ages 7-16 held in a large historic mansion in Old Bennington, Vermont. Weekly sessions. Visit www.sonatina.com or call 802-442-9197.

Bennington, Vermont
5-day and 9-day sessions throughout the yearCheck websiteSonata Program, Adult

A seasonal keyboard program for adults who want to study piano in a concentrated, creative and motivating atmosphere. Visit www.sonatina.com or call 802-442-9197.

Bennington, Vermont