Pre-College Programs

We're a Community Music Resource

The Lamont School of Music is proud to serve younger students with its pre-college programs. With the Lamont Summer Academy, we welcome students age 14–18 to campus for a 14-day intensive summer program. Aspiring piano and string students are invited to join us throughout the year in our Piano Preparatory and Suzuki programs. Visit the pages below to learn more!

Lamont Summer Academy

Lamont Summer Academy

Join us for a 14-day immersive music experience! Our outstanding faculty and state-of-the-art facilities are here to help pre-college students take their skills to the next level. This program offers private lessons, ensemble experience, a concerto competition, recreational activities and more.

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Suzuki String Lessons

The Suzuki Pedagogy Program at Lamont is pleased to offer Suzuki instruction in violin, viola and cello. Lessons are offered by Lamont students enrolled in the two-year Suzuki Masters and Certificate programs. Individual lessons form the core of this program, but it is supplemented with group activities as well.

Piano Preparatory Program

The Lamont Piano Preparatory program offers students a time-tested and unique program of group and private lessons. Our curriculum is designed to develop every phase of complete musicianship, including music reading, rhythm, theory, creativity, and ear training—all ideally suited to group instruction.