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Wells School of Music

High School Summer Music Camp

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Wells School of Music

Swope Music Building
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Wells School of Music
Phone: 610-436-2739
Fax: 610-436-2873

Faculty Contact Information:
Applied Music
Music Education
Music Theory, History and Composition

Staff Contact Information


Ralph Sorrentino, Director
Monday, July 8 - Saturday, July 13, 2019
Finale Concert: Saturday, July 13th at 5:15pm
For students currently in grades 9 through 12

West Chester University's 58th annual High School Summer Music Institute will take place from Monday, July 8 through Saturday, July 13, 2019. The Institute offers resident and commuter options for students currently in grades 9 through 12. Students have the opportunity to perform in a variety of large and small ensembles including wind ensemble, string orchestra, chorus, flute ensemble, clarinet ensemble, saxophone ensemble, double reed ensemble, brass ensemble, percussion ensemble and vocal ensemble. All ensembles perform at the end of the Institute, and all concerts are open to family and friends. Auditions for a solo recital are held at the beginning of the week.

The Institute’s faculty consists primarily of WCU music professors, all of whom are active performing artists in the Philadelphia region. Each student receives two 30-minute private lessons and one studio masterclass on their primary instrument or voice. Students will also participate in music theory/ear training, college prep and audition prep classes.

Recreational activities include volleyball, a scavenger hunt, movie night, a pizza party and other organized evening activities.

Fees and Registration Options

  • Resident- $705 (includes tuition, housing and all meals)
  • Resident Early Registration: $680, must be postmarked by May 10th
  • Commuter: $615 (includes tuition, lunch and dinner)
  • Commuter Early Registration: $590, must be postmarked by May 10th

How to Register

Sample Schedules

Questions? Contact us at (610) 436-2921 or


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