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String Music Intensive Camp

Small summer string session for students who have strong desire of making music with other students.

Summer String Intensive Program is a part of Northern Summer Academy’s Music Camp. Campers can choose from Day or Sleepaway options. Day campers can also choose Extension Camp options included in Sleepaway Camp.


  • One-on-one intensive lessons, focusing on basic foundations and standard repertoire.
  • Concert Practice. Once a week, campers will perform as soloists or in chamber music and string ensemble.
  • Chamber music coaching. Focus on how to blend and collaborate with other players.
  • Meditation/ Stretching sessions after intensive practice sessions. (injury prevention)
  • String chamber orchestra rehearsals.


  • Applicants who have already experienced in various musical settings. (i.e orchestra, chamber music, standard string repertoire)
  • Applicants who have strong musical desire.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am-9:00 am       Breakfast; relaxation exercises

9:00 am-10:50 am      Hear Training Level I & II/ Private Lesson or Individual Practice (M, W, F)

                                                Chamber Music Coaching/String Ensemble (Tu, Th)

11:00 am-12:00pm      Music Theater (M, Tu, W, F)

                                                Concert Practice (Th, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm)

12:00 pm-1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Music Appreciation

2:00 pm-6:00 pm       Join Northern Afternoon Extension Camp

6:00 pm-7:00 pm       Dinner

Faculty Member

(Click here for faculty bio.)

Conductor:      Wen-wen Chou

Violin:            Dr. Chang-Ho Lim (Julliard BA MA)

Violin/Viola:  Dr. Amy Dahm-Huh (Boston MA)

Cello:              Dr. Hae Won Yoon (Julliard BA MA)

Please see  Private Lesson Form for other teachers.


– Practice rooms for each student with AC (B106 whole day)

– Large room for concerts and rehearsals (B106/C101/ C116/C117)

– Private teaching studios with AC (C116/C117 / C206)

How to Apply

  1. Fill out page 1, 2, 3 on Registration Form (Step 1 under APPLY)
  2. Download Private Lesson Form and choose your teacher. Submit this form with the Registration Form.
  3. Fill out page 4 on Registration Form if you also want to choose 8-9 am or afternoon extension (2-5 pm, 2-6 pm, 6-7 pm).
  4. Fill out page 5 on Registration Form if you only want to attend single group session for ear training, music theater etc.