Young Artists Piano Program

July 5, 2015 – August 15, 2015

Session I: July 5 – July 25  |  Session II: July 26 – August 15

Ages 14-19*

*Only students who have not begun college or conservatory study are eligible.

The Young Artists Piano Program (YAPP) is an intensive summer training program for advanced high school-age pianists. Admission to the program is highly competitive and is limited to a class size of approximately 15 students per session. Under the direction of international recording artist and master teacher Boaz Sharon and associate director Clara Shin, the YAPP attracts students from around the world, including those from Israel, Brazil, Chile, China, Korea, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Canada.

  • Weekly private lessons
  • Master classes with some of the world’s most esteemed music professionals (past visits and classes include Emanuel Ax, Kirill Gerstein, Lang Lang, Claude Frank, Anthony di Bonaventura, Tatyana Dudochkin, Frank Glazer, Yoonjung Han, Maxim Moglievsky, Paul Rosnak, Victor Rosenbaum, Sergey Schepkin and Ben Warsaw)
  • Weekly solo recitals
  • Other performance opportunities, including community outreach concerts throughout the Berkshires and on the Tanglewood Main Grounds
  • Access to all Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center concerts, as many as 15 events per week
  • 3 or 6 hours of transferable Boston University course credit

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