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Summer Music at DePaul

​​​​​​​​Virtual learning together with the world-renowned DePaul University School of Music faculty.

Summer Music at DePaul is adapting the format of our original summer programs to be innovative virtual experiences to serve and inspire our participating students and act responsibly in favor of the continued health and well-being of all of our students, faculty and staff.  

 Registration has now closed for our Summer Music at DePaul programs.  Thank you for your interest. 

Summer Instrument Intensives

Two different five-day sessions: 

Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31 and Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7, 2020

Spend an innovative week surrounded by the School of Music faculty in Instrument Intensives.  Run as one week sessions, students will work with faculty for three hours per day as a group and also receive additional individual private lesson instruction.  Topics cover a wide range of areas and vary by each instrument studio.  

Registration has now closed for these intensives. 

Summer Jazz Intensive

Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7, 2020

Expand your talents in this five-day session with the outstanding professional musicians of the Jazz Studies faculty.  Enjoy several hours of daily engaging and interactive instruction, including master classes, studio classes and seminars, as well as an individual private lesson. Topics include audition preparation, improvisation, repertoire, jazz history and theory, rhythm section techniques, jazz listening skills, utilizing technology for jazz composition and performance, and more!

Registration has now closed for this intensive. 

Summer Voice at DePaul

Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31, 2020

Learn from the DePaul Vocal faculty who are some of the most celebrated and sought-after opera singers and directors in the world in an intensive virtual voice clinic that will launch you towards the next step in your vocal career.  

Thank you to all who partipcated in Summer Voice at DePaul!

Summer Music Education Workshops

One workshop session:  Monday, July 20 - Friday 24, 2020 

We are excited to offer a new, innovative online classes this summer - Children's Literature in an Elementary Classroom. Registration has now closed for this class.  

Please note, the Song Collection Workshop scheduled for June 22 and the Dalcroze Workshop scheduled for August 3 have been canceled.

Summer Residency for New Music

Hosted by Ensemble Dal Niente and DePaul University

Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10, 2020

Acclaimed new music chamber group, Ensemble Dal Niente, joins the DePaul Composition faculty for a virtual week-long residency program featuring distinguished guest composer Hilda Parades.  During this week, young composers will have opportunities to collaborate on new projects with Ensemble Dal Niente musicians, participate in master classes and receive individualized feedback.  

Thank you to all who partipcated in the residency this summer!  

Summer ChamberFest at DePaul

Summer ChamberFest is rescheduled to 2021

The DePaul University School of Music has announced the rescheduling of the Summer ChamberFest program to next summer, July 2021.  We are disappointed to have lost the opportunity to present this program on campus this summer, but it is our responsibility to act in favor of the continued well-being of all of our students, faculty and staff.  Read more.