Gloria dePasquale, Program Director
Andrea Weber & Annie Barley Givler, Assistant Directors

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 17, 2024

The PYO Music Institute Summer String Session offers an enriching musical experience for beginning through advanced-level students.

Minimum Requirements: Students should be enrolled in private lessons and be able to perform any one-octave scale along with one piece from Suzuki Book 1.

Activities include engaging string ensemble rehearsals, instrument-specific scale and technique classes, a weekly group concert featuring all campers, daily solo performance opportunities (open to all campers), violin to viola classes, audition preparation seminars, sight reading challenges, musical arts and crafts, and more. Plus, there’s time for socializing over lunch and snack breaks daily. 

Students can participate in either week one or week two separately, or both weeks.

Week A: Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Week B: Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Parish House, Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA

Tuition Rates: $675 per week; $1,300 for two weeks

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**This opportunity is also open to students and families who are not enrolled in a PYOMI program division.**

“At the PYO Music Institute Summer String Session, our experienced professional faculty members are able to meet each individual student at the unique point of their musical journey and foster their love of music while building individual skills and creating confidence. Summer programs are places where magical things can happen, and through community music making, we strive to provide that opportunity for each student.”

Gloria dePasquale, Program Director

Financial Aid is available for students who demonstrate financial need. Applications are available upon request.

Questions? Contact the PYOMI office at or 215.545.0502.