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.

Composition Competition Deadline is April 1

The deadline is approaching for our eighth annual composition competition! Submit your works written for a single string instrument with piano by April 1st to be considered for the 2015 competition. Submissions are free! To be eligible, composers must be students living within the United States and be under the age of 35. The selected […]

Meet the 2015 Viola Fellows

Please join us in welcoming the 2015 Kaplan Fellows in viola! The six-week positions have been awarded to Emily Brandenburg and Camille Ripple. Our audiences will remember Emily Brandenburg from the 2014 festival. Ms. Brandenburg is currently pursuing a M.M. degree at New England Conservatory, studying with Martha Katz. She holds a B.M. from the […]

Meet the 2015 Cello Fellows

Please join us in welcoming the 2015 Kaplan Fellows in cello! The six-week positions have been awarded to Jamie Clark, MinJi Kim, and Kenny Lee. Jamie Clark is a first year DMA candidate at the New England Conservatory where she studies with Paul Katz. Ms. Clark was the 2011 winner of the Boulder Philharmonic Concerto Competition. […]

Meet the 2015 Piano Fellows

Please join us in welcoming the 2015 Kaplan Fellows in piano! The six-week positions have been awarded to Yewon Jeong, Fantee Jones, and Joon Yoon. Yewon Jeong is a first year DMA candidate at the Eastman School of Music where she studies with Douglas Humphery and won first prize in the Eastman Piano Concerto Competition. This […]

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 […]

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