Miriam and Henry Schwab Academy of Music

     

    About the Academy


    The Miriam and Henry Schwab Academy of Music is an annual summer music academy housed on the campus of Ventura College Performing Arts Center, providing professional instruction and leadership to students that register for courses and music ensembles designed to educate and enhance the knowledge of instrumental music.

    Professional Academy Faculty members representing each instrument are present (woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, and classical guitar) and will include:

      - Rehearsing, Coaching and Performing with students

    Courses noted below are designed to develop and introduce Chamber Music and Orchestral instrumental music skills, attract advanced young artists, developing musicianship through many types of ensembles. Students will study with music faculty who are Internationally recognized experts in their field.

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    Professional Academy Faculty members representing each instrument are present (woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, and classical guitar) and will include:

      - Rehearsing, Coaching and Performing with students 

    Courses noted below are designed to develop and introduce Chamber Music and Orchestral instrumental music skills, attract advanced young artists, developing musicianship through many types of ensembles. Students will study with music faculty who are Internationally recognized experts in their field.

    Professional Academy Faculty members representing each instrument are present (woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, and classical guitar) and will include:

      - Rehearsing, Coaching and Performing with students 

    Courses noted below are designed to develop and introduce Chamber Music and Orchestral instrumental music skills, attract advanced young artists, developing musicianship through many types of ensembles. Students will study with music faculty who are Internationally recognized experts in their field.

    Professional Academy Faculty members representing each instrument are present (woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, and classical guitar) and will include:

      - Rehearsing, Coaching and Performing with students 

    Courses noted below are designed to develop and introduce Chamber Music and Orchestral instrumental music skills, attract advanced young artists, developing musicianship through many types of ensembles. Students will study with music faculty who are Internationally recognized experts in their field.

    2021 Academy 3 Week Summer Program


    The 2021 Summer Academy has been postponed due to Covid-19 Restrictions. *Please note, the Henry Schwab Violin & Viola Competition will still occur in July of 2021.

    A Glimpse into one of our many Academy performances!

    *Orchestra begins at 3:20