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



Sean Duggan

SUNY Fredonia

Christopher Guzman

Penn State University

Sang Woo Kang

Providence College, Brown University

Hitomi Koyama

New England Conservatory

Henry Kramer

University of Montreal

José Ramón Mendez

Northwestern University

Marina Lomazov

Eastman School of Music

Esther Park

Columbus State University

Victor Rosenbaum

New England Conservatory

Yukiko Sekino

New England Conservatory, MIT

Arlene Shrut

UNCG School of Music / Collaborative Piano

Logan Skelton

University of Michigan

* 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 Application Procedures for detailed instructions. If you would like to inquire further about the program, please contact us.