Longy's Divergent Studio

New Music Workshop for Performers & Composers
June 14–27, 2021
Join us for a 14-day immersive new music experience focused on interdisciplinary tools and holistic creative practices for contemporary musicians. Featuring collaborations with resident new music ensemble loadbang, guest composers Eve Beglarian, Sebastian Currier, and Angélica Negrón, and Longy’s cutting-edge contemporary music faculty, participants form a tight-knit community centered around conversations about new directions in musical practice.

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Teacher Education

Summer Professional Development NEW!
Longy’s teacher education summer courses are focused on music and social change, to enable music teachers to build inclusive curricula and deliver outstanding musical instruction. Anyone may take these summer courses for graduate credits, for professional development hours, or without credits or hour (these are not degree-granting classes or workshops and do not require matriculating into a masters degree program to participate).

Guitar Methods for the Inclusive Classroom 7/12–7/16
An Inclusive Ensemble Program: Laptop Orchestras 7/5–7/9

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Dalcroze Summer Institute

5-Day Intensive Online Course
June 28–July 2, 2021

Dalcroze Eurhythmics uses rhythmic movement, intense listening, and improvisation to unlock creativity and open the doors to enriched and enlivened music making. Equally applicable to the music classroom and the private studio, to the beginning musician and the advanced performer, this holistic approach to musical understanding complements traditional avenues of study and practice. We welcome all musicians, music instructors, instrumentalists, singers, conductors, composers, music students, music therapists, as well as actors and dancers!

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Your Music Can Heal! Collage of students during online classes

Certified Music Practitioner ®

Music for Healing and Transition Program, Inc. ™ (MHTP)
Are you a musician with a compassionate heart ready to learn how to use your gifts as a form of palliative and therapeutic comfort care? A collaboration with MHTPTM, this intensive, scientifically-based summer institute allows musicians to become Certified Music Practitioners (CMPs)®.

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The next MHTP Biennial Conference will be held in conjunction with the Longy School of Music of Bard College near Boston in Summer 2022.

El Sistema Summer Academy

Longy’s El Sistema Summer Academy is designed for students from El Sistema-inspired and community-based programs across the Greater Boston area and beyond. This program fosters friendships, enhances musical artistry, develops creative music-making skills, and promotes leadership. Year after year, we host Boston’s finest young musicians for music immersion and inspiration.

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