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Honors Music Institute

JULY 15-21, 2018


We are pleased to announce that the sixth annual Honors Music Institute will be held July 15-21, 2018! This one-week residential program offers an intensive immersion in the art of music making for talented high school students, and is open to students entering grade nine through those graduating in spring 2018. Specific areas of study include Chamber Choir (32 students), Jazz Combo (8 students), and Wind Ensemble (50 students).

2018 audition and application information will be available HERE in January 2018. Please check back then!
Questions? Email Jayne Glocke (Honors Music Institute Director) at:

From 2017 participants:

-“This program truly provides musicians with the most quality music education available. Aside from making countless friends, the faculty are truly dedicated to the students and making sure musicians leave as better players and singers than when they arrived.”
-“My experience at HMI 2017 was very positive and uplifting. Many questions that have long been unanswered have finally been resolved thanks to the faculty here at Penn State's School of Music.”
-“This week was the highlight of my summer. I learned so much from all of the different professors, and I truly felt like everyone cared about me as a musician and a person. Thank you for this wonderful experience.”
-“For the past three summers, HMI has been the highlight of my year. I went from never even considering Penn State to seeing myself nowhere else. I cannot thank the counselors, professors, and directors for allowing me to grow so much as both a musician and a person. The environment here is truly magical, and I would recommend this camp to anyone that has a passion for music
-“It was one of the best weeks of my life.”

Chamber Choir wind ensemble jazz combo