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The Part Time Options

Through the different part time options, local high school students are able to participate in the nationally acclaimed Carnegie Mellon School of Music Pre-College program without the full commitment of the full time option.

2014 Summer Instrumental Clinics

Clinic students participate in an exciting and intense routine of studio lessons, master classes, rehearsal, and performance through a three or six-week program designed for the best high school players in the country.

  • Chamber Music Clinic
  • Brass Clinic
  • Guitar Clinic
  • Jazz Clinic
  • Percussion Clinic
  • String Clinic
  • Woodwind Clinic 

Download the Summer Instrumental Clinics Brochure.

Register on an 'A La Carte' Basis

With participation in one or more of the major ensembles, part time students may register for additional courses taught by Carnegie Mellon School of Music and Pre-College faculty.

Download the Part Time Registration Form.
Admission to the Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College is by audition only.

When applying to the program, all students must audition into a Major Studio: instrumental, vocal or composition. Applicants must upload an audio recording of a solo representative of your level of performance (vocal/instrumental applicants) or scores of recent original compostitions (composition applicants). Please include a summary or resumé of your musical training and accomplishments. 
NOTE: Auditions are waived for members of PYSO, TRYPO, RCYBB, and PYCO. 

To complete your registration, all Pre-Colleges students must read the Code of Conduct and complete the following forms.

Download the 2014 Summer Music Pre-College Course Schedule.

Please bring the forms to orientation day or send them to the following address:

Pre-College Summer Studies

C/O Conference & Event Services
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave., UC LL85
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890