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 2020  BMI Academic & Music Summer Program



- Strings, Piano, Woodwinds -

Ages 8-18

BMI Intensive Summer Program

Given the competitive nature of today’s world, college admissions boards are looking for candidates who have both academic potential and personal strength. Playing an instrument is a great way to demonstrate a student’s personality traits that will positively impact on their college life and future careers such as perseverance, commitment, and leadership. Good SAT scores can be an indicator of potential academic success at college. BMI will help students to prepare for college applications, orchestra auditions such as NEC, BPYO, BYSO, senior districts. SAT or Critical Reading and Writing classes optionally offered as a part of BMI leadership program will enhance students’ academic readiness for college. BMI will also write recommendations for college applications with participation in this program. No matter what career or academic major they choose, BMI summer program will be a wonderful opportunity to empower the program participants’ future. 


Location: Boston University Academy

*BMI Intensive Summer Program students are supervised 24/7 by qualified counselors and staff. All students are housed in double occupancy dorm rooms with BMI counselors. The dining hall provides breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and has a variety of food including vegan and vegetarian options.

Outreach Program and Community Service

Boston Children's Hospital is a part of the BMI outreach program called

the Open Heart Project (OHP). This program will also be submittable as community 

service, which students in high school can submit as their community service history.


Academic Courses

  • SAT/ACT Practicing Tests: 9am-12pm (9-12th grade)


Musical Courses

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Day Program:

Session 101: SAT Preparation & Music | 9th - 12 grade

Session 102: SSAT Preparation & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 103: Reading/Writing & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 104: Math & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 105: Music & Leadership (Music only) | 4th-12th grade

Overnight Program:

Session 201: SAT Preparation & Music | 9th - 12 grade

Session 202: SSAT Preparation & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 203: Reading/Writing & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 204: Math & Music | 5th-6th/7th-8th grade

Session 205: Music & Leadership (Music only) | 4th-12th grade

BMI Faculty

Kyoko HorowitzArtistic Director at BMI, Violin Faculty at NEC 

Seohee Koo | Assistant Director
Esther Ning Yau | Piano Faculty at NEC 

Minghui Lin | Cello Faculty at NEC 
Jaehee Ju | Faculty at Wellesley College 

Minjung Chun | Violist, Artistic Director of SONE
Hsin-Lin Tsai | Violinist, First Prize Winner of the Taiwan National Violin Competition
Miguel Pérez-Espejo | Violinist, Winner of the Olga Koussevitzky Competition

Kett Lee | Cellist, Boston String Quartet

SAT & SSAT Faculty

Teachers are certified and/or current school teachers from WISEPREP Academy Consulting

BMI Guest Artists

Julie Reimann, MD, PhD Director, Molecular Dermatopathology at inform Diagnostics, 

Co-founder of Duo Amie, Cellist
Julia Wong, MD Radiation oncologist, Dana- Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital, 

Assistant Professor  Harvard Medical School, Violinist
Christoph Borgers, Professor of Mathematics Tufts University, Pianist

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


"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)


  • Early Bird Discount: $300

*Register by February 20th. 2019

  • Scholarships available: 20-30%

  • Multi-sibling discount: $75 off each child registration

  • Friend referral discount: $75 per friend

*Friends must be new to BMI


How it works

  1. Register online

  2. Pay the $55 registration fee and $500 deposit (non-refundable) at the time of registration

  3. Balance must be paid by May 1st. 2019 (individual fees can be viewed on the Camp Course Choice PDF)

Options for Camper Fees

  • Check or Money Order

    • You may send in your payment by check or money order. Please make your check/money order payable to:

Boston Music Institute, Inc

P.O. BOX 470598

Brookline, MA. 02447


  • Credit card

    • You can make credit card payments for camp fees. Please contact in order to do so.


2018 BMI Summer Concert at Boston Symphony Hall


BMI Summer program located at Boston University Academy

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BMI masterclass by Mickey Katz, Cellist,

Boston Symphony Orchestra

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*BMI Intensive Summer Program is not affiliated with Boston University. Although BMI Intensive Summer Program is scheduled to occur on the campus of BU and BUA, the use of University faculties and/or property does not constitute or imply the endorsement of BMI Intensive Summer Institute by Boston University.

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