Piano Intensive for High School Students

If you are a serious student pianist with collegiate and professional aspirations, the Piano Intensive is an excellent opportunity to spend a week in master classes and private lessons.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 19, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Tuition: $1,625
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12
Applications are now CLOSED

During your time here, you will participate in master classes and attend inspiring faculty and guest artist performances. You'll also have classes in historic performance styles, piano technique, memorization, and movement with music. Performance opportunities include student recitals and a possible invitation to perform live on Interlochen Public Radio.

Faculty appointments for Arts Camp 2021 will be finalized in spring.

Audition Requirements

Please submit video recordings of the following:

  • A substantial work of the student's choice. Example: Prelude & fugue, suite, ballade, scherzo, etc.
  • Any etude by Chopin, Moszkowski, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, or Debussy.
  • A movement from a sonata by Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven.

Additional Opportunities


Kathryn Brown

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Piano Institute

Head, Piano Department; Head, Keyboard Division; Chamber Music Coach, Cleveland Institute of Music; Artistic Director, Cleveland Institute of Music International Academy

Dr. Michael Coonrod

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Piano Institute

Alexander Korsantia

Faculty, Interlochen Piano Institute

Professor of Piano, New England Conservatory

Dr. Thomas (T.J.) Lymenstull

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Piano Institute