Open to college and conservatory age instrumentalists from programs from across the United States and abroad, Frost School at Festival Napa Valley's Blackburn Music Academy is an immersive summer conservatory for emerging professional instrumentalists in the idyllic setting of Napa Valley. Led by a distinguished core faculty of musicians from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music and other leading music schools and orchestras, the Academy gives participants the opportunity to study and perform with some of the world's most accomplished artists.
Academy musicians participate in chamber and orchestral concerts, workshops, and a variety of professional development activities during the two week program, while enjoying the natural beauty and splendors of Napa Valley. All participants receive scholarships and housing, as well as assistance toward food and local transportation expenses.
Annual deadline for applications to the Frost School at Festival Napa Valley's Blackburn Music Academy is in early March. For more information, contact Summer Conservatories Director, Ming Luke.