For 24 years, young musicians have attended PIMF (either in-person or online) from throughout the U.S. and from nations around the world, including: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Ecuador, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Macedonia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and elsewhere.
These musicians have gone on to study at such outstanding institutions as: Curtis Institute of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, James Madison University, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes School of Music, Miami University, National Conservatory of Music – Mexico, Peabody Conservatory, Princeton University, Rice University – Shepherd School of Music, Rome Conservatory of Music, and many others.
The festival includes multiple program options: Symphony Orchestra, Solo Performance Preparation, Chamber Music Intensive, College Audition Preparation, & Piano Studies. In-person PIMF 2021 programming will take place on the historic grounds of Valley Forge Military Academy and College (VFMAC) in Wayne, Pennsylvania. VFMAC has successfully operated woodwind and brass ensemble rehearsals for eight months with NO incidences of COVID-19 in any ensemble.
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