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Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies


Steinhardt's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is taking the summer off! Our acclaimed Summer Programs and Workshops will not be offered in 2024 as we plan for more compelling and varied offerings in 2025 and beyond. Please sign up now to receive information about Summer 2025 as soon as it is available. Thank you.


Spend a week studying, collaborating, and performing with our esteemed woodwind faculty and students from around the globe! Our 5-day program, designed for high school and undergraduate students, will be packed with activity! Throughout the week students will participate in private lessons, daily studio classes, special topics masterclasses, and virtual chamber music projects. Masterclass topics will include in-home recording and production, careers in the music industry, "singing" through your instrument, reed making, and more. The program will culminate with a special concert showcasing student chamber music projects.

Instruments Accepted: 
The Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies accepts students who study flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, and horn. 

Sample Schedule

Applied Instrument Masterclass (flute, clarinet, double reeds, saxophones)

Recording at Home, Masterclass Series

Virtual Ensemble Project

Lunch break

Special Topics Seminar (reed making, music business, chamber music)

Private Lessons

Guest Artist Series

Audition Requirements

Submit a recording with two contrasting selections no longer than ten minutes. 

Creative Resume Requirements, please include:

  • Any chamber music experience you may have had in the past (i.e., other summer programs, private study, school quintet) 
  • Large ensemble experience
  • Honors ensembles and/or youth orchestra experience 
  • Solo repertoire

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Woodwind Studies