Thinking about your next step in string instruction? Check out what Heifetz students have to say about a summer in the Shenandoah “mountain town” of Staunton, VA, called “One of America’s Best Small Towns” by Smithsonian Magazine. If you like what you see, click here to start your application – or here to give a deserving young talent the opportunity to participate in a summer program whose effects will last a lifetime!
For six weeks each summer, the Heifetz Institute attracts outstanding string students from all over the world, drawn by a faculty of world-class instructors. The 2018 Summer Institute at its 45+ concert series, will take place in and around the picturesque campus of Mary Baldwin University in Staunton from June 28 – August 10, 2018.
Looking for more info about what’s so special about the Heifetz Institute? Check out the video below for a view into the magical experience of a Heifetz summer, and our unique approach to fostering the artistic and career development of our exceptionally talented young musicians. Andif you want to see and read more about what makes the Heifetz Institute, and the pioneering vision of Founder & Artistic Director Daniel Heifetz unique in the world, take a look at his compelling TEDx Talk about “Communicating the Emotion in Classical Music,” and check out his three-part in-depth interview with Violinist.com editor Laurie Niles. You can also view our entire playlist of video features – including our weekly “This Week At Heifetz” series – on the Institute’s popular YouTube Channel!