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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 5-25, 2016

The 2016 season is scheduled for June 5 - June 25, 2016. Applications will be accepted starting November 1. Tickets will be available for donors in March. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning May 1. 

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

Save the date for the Intermezzo Season concert series:

Thursday, February 25 at 7:30pm
Aiyun Huang, percussion

Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30pm
Jon Manasse, clarinet and Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Join our endowment campaign.

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