Philadelphia International Music Festival
The Philadelphia International Music Festival is a summer music program offering students of all ages and skill levels - from throughout the U.S. and abroad - the unique opportunity of spending 14 days immersed in classical music education and performance with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Festival highlights include private lessons, daily orchestra rehearsals, daily music education courses, optional daily chamber music rehearsals, solo performance and competition opportunities, daily private practice time, faculty recitals and master classes featuring principal players and other members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and much more. The summer music program includes full symphonic repertoire (at appropriate junior and senior levels), and is conducted on the exquisite, estate-like grounds of Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. PIMF is sponsored in part by The Cunningham Piano Company.
The festival is divided into three divisions: the Children's Division (for students 8 - 10 years of age, with exceptions made for intermediate and advanced students between those ages), the Senior Division for students 11 - 18 years of age, and the College and Young Professionals Division. The Senior Division consists of four programs: the Symphony Program (which is the Signature Program here at PIMF), the Solo Performance Preparation Program (by audition only), the College Auditions Preparation Program (for high school Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors), and the Piano Program. PIMF also conducts Senior Programs in Franklinville, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and Groznjan, Croatia.
Each year, musicians from throughout the United States and around the world attend The Philadelphia International Music Festival (PIMF), open to performers of all ages, from eight years of age through the college years. The program - conducted on the exquisite grounds of Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania - offers student musicians a unique opportunity to spend 14 days of intensive music study and performance with members of the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. PIMF includes daily orchestra rehearsals (for those who elect the Symphony Program), private lessons (up to five per week,) optional daily chamber music rehearsals, solo performance opportunities, required daily private practice hours, faculty recitals and master classes featuring principal players and other members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, weekly concerto competitions, an off-campus trip to a Philadelphia Orchestra performance at the Mann Music Center,a festival-ending Grand Finale, and much more. PIMF also conducts a Solo Performance Preparation Program in Miami, Florida, each December.
- Street: 2954 East Grant Avenue
- City: Williamstown
- State: NJ
- Postcode: 08094
- Country: United States
- Telephone: (856)-875-6816