June 27 – August 8, 2015

Each summer, the Bowdoin International Music Festival brings renowned artist instructors, performers, soloists, and gifted pre-professional classical musicians from around the world to beautiful Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine for six weeks of intensive chamber music study, collaboration, and performance.

Musicians from groups such as the Ying and Pacifica Quartets and the Houston and Detroit Symphonies, and major conservatories like Juilliard, Eastman, Indiana, Peabody, New England Conservatory, and London’s Royal College collaborate with our summer study participants and present more than 100 concerts and public educational events each season.

Current Successes for Festival Participants

Our good friend Ray Chen (’10-’12, ’14) will be in Portland Maine next week! Hosted by Portland Ovations , Mr. Chen will present a concert on Wednesday, February 4th – 7:30pm at Hannaford Hall, USM Portland, where he will be accompanied by pianist Julio Elizalde. On Thursday, Mr. Chen will give a masterclass from 12:00 -2:00pm in […]

Still time to apply!

The initial deadline may have passed, but you can still apply to our Summer Study program! We are accepting applications to all studios in the Instrumental Program and the Composition Program, and will continue to accept applications until all studios are full. Your application will receive full consideration and we will send notifications starting in […]

Collaborative Piano Fellowships

New this year – collaborative piano fellowships, a six-week program of intensive study and professional experience in instrumental partnership. Collaborative Piano Fellows will receive full tuition scholarships, plus housing and a meal stipend. This six-week program offers weekly collaborative piano lessons with instrumental partners, and generous opportunities for study and performance of a wide range […]

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