Summer Programs

Summer Music

Summer Music at Rivers is a two-week summer program for students of any wind, string, or brass instruments, and piano. Emphasis is on community, and all students are placed in a chamber ensemble with students of similar ability.

Summer Music

Junior Summer Music

Junior Summer Music is geared toward 6 to 10-year-old string and piano students in Suzuki Books I and II. This two-week session will include performance classes, group classes, and private lessons with RSC faculty members.

Junior Summer Music

Summer Jazz & Contemporary Music

Summer Jazz & Contemporary Music at Rivers is a two-week immersion into jazz studies for students entering grades 3-12; however, younger students may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Both students new to jazz/improvisation and more experienced players are welcome.

Summer Jazz & Contemporary Music

Advanced Summer Jazz Ensembles

High school jazz musicians are invited to join an advanced evening ensemble this summer. Rehearsals will take place twice per week over the course of each session. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a master class with a guest professor/artist. Each session will culminate with a final outdoor concert.

Advanced Summer Jazz Ensembles

Summer Orchestra

Summer Orchestra at Rivers is a week-long morning program for talented young string players. There are multiple orchestra levels to accommodate beginner through advanced students. Each day includes rehearsals, sectionals, and a break with refreshments.

Summer Orchestra

Summer Percussion Workshop

This week long seminar is a perfect opportunity for percussion students to refine their playing skills through a combination of classes and private instruction. There will be daily master classes, mallet ensemble, percussion ensemble, drum circle on hand percussion, performance class and a final concert.

Summer Percussion Workshop