About Our Music Camp Programs

Week of June 9, 2024: There are still a limited number of openings in the following programs: Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Music Intensive (Viola Only), Solo Performance (Cello Only/July Program), VIP (Viola Only), College Audition Prep. The Piano Program is full in both sessions. The Solo Performance Program is full for June. Auditions for 2025 will open October 1.

The Philadelphia International Music Camp & Festival is a summer music program offering students of all ages and skill levels the unique opportunity of spending from seven days to four weeks immersed in music education and performance training, with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra.  For the upcoming 2024 season, all programs will be offered live and in-person at Valley Forge Military Academy and College, as they were in 2023. 

For 25 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, Costa Rica, 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 UniversityShepherd 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.

For detailed information regarding any PIMF Summer Camp Program, click appropriate option(s) below.

•  Symphony Orchestra (Ages 11-19)*
•  Solo Performance Preparation (Ages 13-19)
•  Piano Studies (Ages 13-19)
•  Chamber Music Intensive (Ages 13-19)
•  College Audition Preparation (Ages 16-19)

*Children’s Music Program available for students ages 8-10 to participate in the Junior Symphony Orchestra Program.

To chat online about the Philadelphia International Music Festival, featuring members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, click the chat box at right.