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International Mastery Program 

Violin Orchestra

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Boston Music Institute is excited to announce our competitive in-person International Mastery Program, an intensive musical and academic advancement summer camp. Students will rapidly enhance their musical and academic skills through masterclasses taught by esteemed musicians and tutors. The IMP includes college tours of Boston's most competitive universities, including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, Boston University, and Boston College.

3 Step Approach

IMP will use 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


Masterclasses, Academics, Lectures

Danny Kim, Violist

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Si-Jing Huang, Violinist

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Jason Horowitz, Violinist

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Stacie Lin

Harvard PhD Candidate

Longwood Symphony Orchestra

International IMP

$8,500 USD

*Early bird application by April 1st, $8,000

  • 9am-8:30pm music and academic programs tailored to international students 

  • Masterclasses, chamber music, large ensembles

  • Final concert

  • Intensive English Learning classes

  • College preparation lectures

  • Tour of downtown Boston

  • University tours (Harvard, MIT, Tufts, BU, BC)

  • 3 meals per day 

  • Full stay dormitories

  • *Air fare and insurance not included 

Domestic/In State IMP

$2,000 USD

*Early bird application by April 1st, $1,800

  • 9am-5pm music program

  • Masterclasses, chamber music, large ensemble

  • Final concert

  • *Meals and dormitories not included

Eligibility, Dates, Location

The IMP is open to string players aged 13-18 years old.

The program will be held from July15-29, 2024. 

Dormitories and lessons will be located at a college campus in Boston, MA. 


Cancellation requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Requests made before March 15, 2023 can receive refunds of up to 50%.

Requests made before May 15, 2023 can receive refunds of up to 25%.

Requests made after May 15, 2023 will not be considered for refunds. 

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