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Concordia Summer Piano Music Camp

June 14 – 20

Music Events


Concordia University Irvine is pleased to launch the first Piano Summer Music Camp in the Borland-Manske Center. Talented young pianists are invited to take part in intensive piano programs led by distinguished faculty and guest artists. Participants will enhance their knowledge and musical skills while sharing the experience with peers and professional musicians.


Video recordings required to apply. Use YouTube or a similar video-sharing platform to share one or two recordings that demonstrate your highest level of musical achievement. Because of COVID-19 safety guidelines, there are limited positions available this summer. Participants will be selected to participate based on their video audition submission.

  • Video audition and application due 5/28/2021.
  • Results announced 6/1/2021. Tuition due after selections have been made.
  • All participants must prepare two contrasting repertoires to be ready to perform for the program.

Application Deadline: May 28th, 2021
Ages: 7th – 12th Graders
Tuition: $860 (due after selection process)
Lunch Package Included

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About the Program

Participants will be assigned to one or more groups and repertoire based on their levels. All students will have access to the following programs. Certificates of completion will be issued to participants.

Program Features

  • Two outstanding masterclass series
  • Two private lesson
  • Special topics class with featured guest lecturers
    • "Keyboard Technique and its Development through the Centuries" by Dr. Sarkis Baltaian
    • Guest Artist Recital: Sung Chang, piano
    • "How to Practice Piano" by Dr. Lorna Griffit
    • "Organ and Harpsichord: Ancestors of the Piano" by Dr. Tom Mueller
  • Daily Practice
    • Supervised individual practice hours in one of the piano practice rooms of BMC music building.
  • Recording
    • Students will get their own recording of the recital.
    • Students may schedule additional recording sessions (additional fee applies)
  • "How to Prepare the Performance"
    • Dress rehearsal with piano faculty.
  • Final Recital
    • Students will perform their prepared repertoire at the final concert.
  • Certification
    • All participants will receive a program completion certificate.
  • Meals
    • Lunch will be provided.

Faculty 2021

  • Dr. Tom Mueller
    Concordia University Irvine
  • Dr. Hyunjoo Choi
    Concordia University Irvine
  • Dr. Shun-Lin Chou
    Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, California State University in Long Beach
  • Dr. Sarkis Baltaian
    Orange County School of Arts
  • Dr. Lorna Griffitt
    University of California, Irvine
  • Dr. Kevin Fitz-Gerald
    University of Southern California

Contact Us

For more information about the Summer Chamber Music Camp, please feel free to contact us directly.

Hyunjoo Choi

Dr. Hyunjoo Choi
(949) 214 - 4823
[email protected]

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