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Summer Music at DePaul

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

The DePaul University School of Music is pleased to announce Summer Music at DePaul, a collection of intensive learning opportunities for students at various levels of their educational career.  

Summer Residency for New Music

Hosted by Ensemble Dal Niente and DePaul University
Sunday, July 25 - Saturday, July 31, 2021

Acclaimed new music chamber group, Ensemble Dal Niente, joins the DePaul Composition faculty for a virtual week-long residency program featuring distinguished guest composer Wang Lu.  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. 
Applications have closed for this program.​ 

Summer Voice at DePaul

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.  Applications are still open for this program!   

New!  One combined voice session: 

Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 13, 2021 (Pre-college and college students)

Please note: The 2021 Summer Voice program will be held in person on the School of Music campus, with sessions happening in the state-of-the-art Holtschneider Performance Center​

Summer Music Education Workshops

Registration is still open and spaces are available for the 2021 Summer ​Music Education Workshops (Orff Levels I & III). More information is available here.

Summer Instrument Intensives​​

Two different weeks: 

Monday, June 28 - Friday, July 2, 2021
Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16, 2021

Immerse yourself in an innovative week of virtual ​music-making with the world-renowned DePaul School of Music faculty! Recommended for ages 16-24, Instrument Intensives offer serious young students an invaluable chance to work closely with outstanding professional musicians including members of  the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera Orchestra, and Grant Park Symphony, along with distinguished soloists and chamber music artists. Each five-day session includes three hours of engaging and interactive instruction as well as an individual private lesson. Applications have closed for this program.​ 

Summer ChamberFest at DePaul

Please note Summer ChamberFest at DePaul has been postponed to a future summer when we can return safely to the Holtschneider Performance Center and gather together in person.​​