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.


Instrumental Program

070517 First music school festival orchestra mpo 06Each 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.

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Piano Program

0628 Gavrylyuk Master Class BCH 10The program offers an exceptional and exciting mixture of traditional and innovative classes, concerts and an artist certificate program.

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Voice Program

072419 Voice GF 02The Chautauqua Voice Program is a seven-week intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older.

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Conducting Fellowship

070918 MusicSchoolFestivalOrchestra HK 1The 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.

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Summer 2021 Safety Protocols

20170816 gf 00733Our 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. These procedures and safety protocols provided for safe use of our facilities will be enforced during the summer of 2021.

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