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Carolina Opera Experience production

Summer Programs

Just because it's summer it doesn't mean the music making stops. There are numerous opportunities for you to learn, listen and enjoy.

Violinist

Beyond the Notes String Chamber Music Workshop

High school and college students get an intensive five-day workshop focused on developing musicianship skills. Beyond the Notes is now part of the Carolina Summer Music Conservatory.

Opera Camp

Carolina Opera Experience

Children stage a production from start to finish and experience the thrill of the performing arts first-hand.

percussion close up

Carolina Summer Music Conservatory

Advanced high school students of woodwind, brass, percussion, jazz, vocal, strings and piano get an intensive week of training.

Guitar lesson

Community Music School

Private lessons in piano, brass, strings, woodwinds, guitar, percussion and voice for all ages, from beginning to advanced levels.

Conductor's Baton

Conductors Institute

Students learn from conductors and composers with vast experience in the commercial, academic and professional worlds of music.

Drum Major

Drum Major Clinic

High school students focus on the skills essential to becoming an effective high school drum major.

GIML participants

Music Education Professional Development Seminars and Certifications

Open to educators and musicians interested in furthering their understanding of audiation and enhancing their teaching through an audiation approach.

SEPF

Southeastern Piano Festival

The university and Columbia turn into a major cultural destination, drawing in audiences and young piano talent from across the United States.

String Project

String Project Summer Camp

Students in grades 3 through high school hone their skills and learn from experienced teachers and graduate students.

Summer Chorus singer

Summer Chorus

Community singers and students can participate without audition.

Savvy Musician

The Savvy Musician in Action

The Savvy Musician in Action is an intensive, experiential 3½-day retreat designed to cultivate music entrepreneurs and leaders.

KinderFlute

KinderFlute

Children ages 5 to 8 explore the flute and flute playing in group classes and private lessons. Give your child a head start in music making! KinderFlute is designed to teach young students to love music and learn to play the flute.