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Peabody Preparatory
2017 Summer Programs


Beyond Technique

Monday, July 31 – Saturday, August 12, 2017
9:00 am 
– 5:00 pm
For advanced ballet students and junior company members age 14-21

Enhance your current ballet training and explore music and the choreographic process to move Beyond Technique this summer! This unparalleled two-week summer dance intensive will be held at the internationally-renowned Peabody Conservatory. 

Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance Summer Intensive

Sunday, July 16 – Saturday, July 29, 2017 (Two weeks)
Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
For ages 13-25 (junior and senior intensive groups)

Taylor Intensives have been the premiere training ground for modern dance technique and the best way to study Taylor style and repertoire. The Intensives have achieved distinction by virtue of outstanding faculty members – distinguished Taylor dancers and alumni – and the exceptional personal attention given to each student. Come learn from the masters at Peabody Dance!
Requirements: intermediate to advanced level of dance training in ballet and/or modern dance. More information

Peabody Classical Singer Workshop for High School and College Singers

Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23, 2017 (One Week)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
For high school and college students

This week-long workshop is filled with useful information essential to every aspiring classical singer. Besides daily voice work and coachings, numerous classes are offered. Everyone will perform in a recital on the last day of the session. More information

Peabody Piano Week

Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 2017
9:00 am 
– 4:00 pm
For students from junior high through college age

Peabody Piano Week is an intensive week-long festival for piano students from junior high through college age. Participating students will study with a member of the faculty, attend masterclasses, a “Musicianship for Pianists” course, and have daily practice time. 

Piano @ Peabody

Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 2017
9:00 am 
– 5:00 pm

Summer Band Splash

Wednesday, July 5 – Friday, July 14, 2017
2:00 pm 
– 5:00 pm

Summer Dance Intensive

Friday, June 16 – Friday, July 14, 2017 (Four weeks)
Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For ages 7 to young adult

A challenging, full-day dance program for students of all levels – from promising beginners to highly-motivated professional aspirants – ages 7 to young adult. There is a strong focus on technique classes in ballet (for all levels), men’s and pointe/variations classes (only for upper-level students who demonstrate technical readiness) and contemporary dance (elementary to advanced levels) . Technique classes are creatively balanced by additional classes in other dance forms, theater arts , and enrichment classes such as stretch/conditioning and dance history. The program culminates in a valuable studio performance opportunity, bringing together the participants’ whole course of study during the intensive period. More information

Summer Guitar Institute

Sunday, July 30 – Saturday, August 5, 2017
9:00 am 
– 5:00 pm
For students from junior high to college age

An intensive week-long festival including workshops, masterclasses and faculty recitals for participants from junior high through college age.

Viva Voce!

Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 28, 2017
9:00 am 
– 4:00 pm
Chorus Camp for 9-15 year-olds

An engaging and high quality summer music-making experience for young people ages 9-15 who love to sing, at the renowned Peabody Institute in its beautiful Mount Vernon setting.


Allegro Strings presented by the Young People's String Program

August 8 – 12, 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Provides a week of intensive music and related activities. Group classes in violin and cello, and orchestra are offered for ages 6-12. More information

Chamber Week for string players in grades 5-12

August 1 – 5, 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
An intensive five day program that includes chamber playing and orchestral playing for middle school to high school students. More information

Glissando Summer Harp Fest for Intermediate to Advanced Harp Students

June 20 – 24, 2016
9:45 am – 3:30 pm
A one-week intensive harp program designed to assist in developing harpists through the exploration of ensemble performance, stage presence and harp maintenance. Enrichment activities, rehearsals and coachings will culminate with all students performing on the last afternoon of the program. More information


Summer Vocal Academy

June 27 – July 1, 2016
The Summer Vocal Academy (SVA) is a 1-week intensive program for singers in middle to high school. It is designed to introduce the young singer to what it means to be a vocal artist by experiencing the discipline of preparing for a performance. Emphasis is on voice technique, musical phrasing, and interpretation of art songs as poems, so that the singer can become a channel for communicating the music and the words to the audience.

Morning activities include solo voice technique and repertoire classes. Afternoon enrichment includes English diction for singers, acting/poetry, stage movement, musicianship, stage makeup, and mastering the inner game of singing classes. The program culminates in a concert of art songs and poems, with all students performing on the last evening of the academy. More Information

Howard County

Allegro Strings


Ready to Register?

Summer Registration opens April 1, 2017. After that date, please visit our registration website!