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Young Musicians Program

Daisy Newman, Director
University of California at Berkeley
Young Musicians Program
19 Morrison Hall # 1204
Berkeley, CA 94720-1204
(510) 642-2686

The Young Musicians Program provides exceptionally gifted low-income students with the opportunity to receive professional training in music. Each year students attend an intensive seven-week Summer Session on the UC Berkeley campus where they study a curriculum that develops all of the skills essential for musicians: private lessons on their instrument, ensemble performance, chamber music, chorus, composition, improvisation, music theory, ear-training, and much more. Students study with professional musicians, including symphony members, freelance musicians, and university faculty. YMP is a full scholarship program.

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Article | by Dr. Radut