Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Full-Time Program

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A rich, immersive CMU experience with rigorous instruction and extracurricular opportunities to help high-school musicians discover their potential for a career in music.

Comprehensive Program

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Rigorous instruction to help high-school musicians discover their potential for a career in music.

Essentials Program

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Supplemental instruction for students looking to expand and maintain musical study over the summer.

• Private 1-hr weekly studio lessons
• Music Theory
Solfège
• Music History Seminar
• Music Resume & Portfolio Workshop
• Convocation
• Movement and Mindfulness for Musicians
• Group Workshops

In addition, Full-Time students have access to extracurricular activities and events with Non-Music CMU Pre-College Students.

• Private 1-hr weekly studio lessons
• Music Theory
Solfège
• Music History Seminar
• Music Resume & Portfolio Workshop
• Convocation
• Movement and Mindfulness for Musicians
• Group Workshops

 

• Private 1-hr weekly studio lessons
• Music Theory
Solfège

Students participating in the Essentials Program may also add on courses including a minor studio, Music History Seminar, Resume & Portfolio Workshop, Movement and Mindfulness for Musicians, and/or Group Workshops. Additional fees apply.

Please note:

  • Schedule may be adjusted based on specific enrollment.
  • Due to the inability to hold major ensembles in Summer 2021, auditions are not required for the Comprehensive & Essentials Program. However, they are required for the Full-Time Program.

  • All course are offered for enrichment only. The Summer Pre-College Program does not produce official Carnegie Mellon grades or transcripts.