Summer School

Summer School

Chetham’s School of Music will open its doors again for a spectacular summer school on Sunday 28 July – 3 August 2024

Suitable for singers, pianists and players of orchestral instruments at Grades 4 and above, age 11-17 (vocalists age 14-17).

Applications are now open. Find out more by emailing

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Enjoy world-class facilities, learn from some of the best music tutors in the world and play with other young musicians who may become friends-for-life!

Immerse yourself in music on our Orchestral and Piano course:
– Suitable for musicians aged 11-17
– Play piano or an orchestral instrument
– Working at grade 4+
– The orchestra will be led by Tom Redmond

Sing your heart out on our Singing and Performance course:
– Suitable for musicians aged 14-17
– Confident singing solo and can read music notation
– Working at grade 4+

Each day will be fun and action packed – with instrument workshops and personalised guidance. Experience singing, musicianship and ensemble music playing, with performance opportunities on a professional concert hall stage.

The orchestra will learn and perform:

Augusta Holmés – La Nuit et l’Amour
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Florence Price – Juba Dance
Ravel – Bolero
Silvestri – Avengers Portals
Dvorak – Symphony no 9 (finale)
Resphigi – Pines of Rome Appian Way
Carl Strommen – Cumberland Cross
Rossano Galante – Nostalgia

After the music stops each evening, stay in our purpose built boarding facilities, with plenty of fun activities, games and shared experiences with Chetham’s caring team of staff. Non-residential places are also available.

£950 residential
£850 non-residential

Chetham’s is passionate about providing a world-class musical education regardless of financial background. If you need financial assistance to be able to participate, please let us know and we will see if we can support you.

You can also find more information about recognised organisations who offer Grants and Bursaries here.

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Chetham’s Summer School is separate from the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School.