Piano Institute

The pre-college piano program provides an immersive summer music experience for pianists under 18.

During the six weeks, participants gain valuable experience through weekly lessons, seminars, studio classes, and masterclasses. Participants have additional collaborative opportunities, including chamber groups and ensembles.

The program leverages groundbreaking courses offered by our collegiate level Piano Institute and Seminar.

Program Highlights

  • Participate in our weekly seminars and masterclasses

  • Our programs are modular and allow students the flexibility to choose from our various course offerings

  • Take advantage of collegiate level seminars and masterclasses offered by the AMF Institute

  • Receive weekly private lessons from our celebrated artist-faculty members

  • Attend open rehearsals and concerts scheduled throughout the season

  • Opportunities for performances including solo and chamber music



HieYon Choi

Peabody Institute

YiYang Chen

University of Kansas

Sean Duggan

SUNY Fredonia

Christopher Guzman

Northwestern University

Sang Woo Kang

Providence College, Brown University

Hitomi Koyama

New England Conservatory

Marina Lomazov

Eastman School of Music

Esther Park

Columbus State University

Joseph Rackers

Eastman School of Music

Thomas Rosenkranz

University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory (UMKC)

Arlene Shrut

UNCG School of Music

Logan Skelton

University of Michigan

Young-Ah Tak

State University of New York at Potsdam

Xiting Yang

University of Arkansas

Sung-Soo Cho

Midwestern State University

Yujin Lee

Hartt School

Louisa Peng

Jacobs School of Music

* Our artist-faculty list may change without notice.

Audition Requirements

To apply, complete the online application and upload the following material via our online application site.

  • Submit audio or video recordings of two contrasting works or movements. It is possible to submit movements of works. Selections must represent your current level of musicianship.

  • Recommendations are optional.

Please see Online Application for detailed instructions. If you would like to inquire further about the program, please contact us.