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.

Meet the 2015 Violin Fellows

Please join us in welcoming the 2015 Kaplan Fellows in violin! The six-week positions have been awarded to Hae Ji Kim, Seo Hee Min, and Yefim Romanov. Our audiences will remember Hae Ji Kim from the 2014 festival. Ms. Kim is a second year masters student at the Juilliard School where she studies with Lewis Kaplan […]

2015 Composition Competition

We are excited to announce our eighth annual composition competition! The 2015 competition is for works written for a single string instrument with piano. To be eligible, composers must be students living within the United States and be under the age of 35. The selected work will be premiered at our 2015 Gamper Festival of […]

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 […]

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