The Philadelphia International Music Festival is a summer music program offering students of all ages and skill levels the unique opportunity of spending up to four weeks immersed in classical music education and performance training, with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and other internationally-acclaimed musicians.
For 21 years, young musicians have attended PIMF 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, India, Italy, Ireland, 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, & Vocal Performance. Additional program options are available for children (ages 10 & under) and college students and young professionals. All programs take place on the estate-like grounds of Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, named one of the 30 most beautiful college campuses in the US by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
For more information, please select a program below:
• Symphony Orchestra (Ages 11-19)
• Solo Performance Preparation (Ages 13-19)
• Piano Studies (Ages 11-19)
• Music Theatre & Opera (Ages 8-19)
• Chamber Music Intensive (Ages 13-19)
• College Audition Preparation (Ages 16-19)
• Children’s Program (Ages 10 & Under)
• Music House International
(College Students & Young Professionals)