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2021 Summer Course 

In person


String Ensemble and Chamber Music

- Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass -

Boston Music Institute is excited to announce our in-person summer program, open to string players aged 10-17 throughout July and August. Students will rapidly enhance their musical skills and leadership through rehearsing in small chamber ensembles to work towards a final virtual performance. All classes will strictly adhere to CDC guidelines which are in place, including distancing and mask requirements. 

Boston Music Institute has developed a 3-step approach to improve technical skills and musicality. Each of these lessons are incorporated throughout the daily schedule. 

Step 1

  • Fundamentals

  • Daily Practicing: Quality and Quantity

  • Time Management: Balancing Academics and Music

Step 2

  • Avoiding Injury: Daily Stretches Before and After

  • Fixing Old Habits

  • Memorization Training

  • Sight Reading Training

Step 3

  • Orchestra Audition Prep: Entry and Seating

  • Managing Stage Fright

  • Recital and Competition Prep

  • College Application Repertoire

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2021 Program Details
















How it Works

  1. Register online 

  2. Pay the $35 registration fee, $20 audition fee and tuition fee for the course you wish to participate in at the time of registration by May 1, 2021

Cancellation Policy

Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment, in which case customers may choose between a full refund or enrolling in another session.

Classes are subject to cancellation and/or modification depending on future CDC regulations. These cancellations will be fully refunded. COVID-19 related guidelines in place during classes will be strictly followed, including enhanced sanitation and distancing/mask protocols. All other cancellations are non-refundable.

Payment Options for Camper Fees

Payment is available through form only.



"Boston Music Institute has given me amazing opportunities to grow as a musician through coaching by great conservatory professionals. It is such an honor as well as a musical pleasure for me to share a stage with them and other music students based in Boston."
Sho Yamasaki (Pianist, student in a dual degree program of Harvard /MIT)

"I had such a wonderful time performing at BMI.  They have an incredible coaching staff and the students play well beyond their years. I recommend BMI to any student who wants to grow as a chamber musician."

Dane Jacobson (Princeton University, Computer Sciences, and Quantitative Biology, Violinist)

"My experience with the Boston Music Institute was transformative. I had the rare opportunity to be coached by two outstanding professional musicians and then perform with them the first movement of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 1. Honestly, I was never particularly interested in playing chamber music, but this experience completely changed my mind! Thank you, BMI."

Hayden Idson (Cellist, Winner, Concerto Competition of the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra and Wellesley Symphony Orchestra)

"BMI gave me the opportunity to not only grow as a musician but also to truly gain skills such as leadership and collaboration, which are important in life, outside of music, as well. Not only did this program give me very strong motivation to bring my skills to the next level but it also reminded me that I could find joy in playing the violin, and producing beautiful music with other great musicians."

Julie Koo (Concertmaster at Brookline High School) 

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