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.

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 […]

String quartets, Ray Chen and students

The Miró and Dover Quartets will appear as guests at the Festival this summer, along with quartets in residence Pacifica and Ying … violinist Ray Chen will perform in Portland, Maine on February 4 …  some of our students have shared news of their successes … and more!  Check out our January E-notes !

Summer Positions Available

Would you like to spend your summer in beautiful coastal Maine, in the company of some of the world’s finest musicians? We have positions available for this summer in our music office, box office, on our stage crew, and in residential life. Each summer approximately twenty five college- and graduate school-aged musicians and administrators come […]

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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