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"I feel very privileged to have been working with the Colorado College Summer Music Festival since 2002. It has become one of the premier training programs for young orchestral musicians."

Scott Yoo, Festival Orchestra Conductor

June 7-27, 2015

Susan Grace, music director
Virginia Barron, associate director
Scott Yoo, conductor

The application deadline for the 2015 season was February 9 and we are no longer accepting applications for the 2015 season. Application information for the 2016 season will be available in November.

All applicants for the 2015 festival have been notified of their status.

Mark your calendars for our scheduled Intermezzo 2015 performances; St. Lawrence String Quartet on Tuesday, April 7, and Bion Tsang; cello with Susan Grace; piano on Tuesday, April 28 in Packard Hall.

The Colorado College Summer Music Festival is an intensive three-week program for 52 advanced student musicians.

  • Full tuition, room and board scholarships for all accepted students.
  • Violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, timpani/percussion, and piano applications accepted.
  • Students must be 16 years old by June 1 to apply.
  • Chamber Music and Orchestra
  • World-class faculty
  • Small faculty-student ratio
  • Private instruction, master classes
  • Classes in improvisation, mental toughness training
  • Numerous performance opportunities on and off campus
  • Faculty/student concerts
  • Concerto readings and competition
  • Lively and appreciative audiences
  • Mountain hiking, Garden of the Gods
  • Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak