School of Music
Every summer, Chautauqua Institution brings some of the world’s most talented musicians, vocalists, dancers and visual artists to the grounds for educational and performance opportunities amid our world-class culture and arts environment.
Each summer we enroll 80 of the most promising young instrumentalists from the United States and abroad to join us for an exciting summer of music-making.
The program offers an exceptional and exciting mixture of traditional and innovative classes, concerts and an artist certificate program.
The Chautauqua Opera Conservatory is a seven-week intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older.
The David Effron Conducting Fellowship is awarded to a gifted student pursuing a career in conducting. The applicant must be enrolled in or recently graduated (within the last year) from a graduate conducting program.
Chautauqua School of Music Safety Protocols
Our safety plan is being developed in consultation with panel of medical experts and industry experts, peer organizations, and our health and facilities colleagues at Chautauqua Institution.