We bring together young people for four weeks of musical study and performance in a supportive community. We welcome band, orchestra, choir, composition, piano, and pipe organ students completing grades 8–12 from all faith backgrounds to join us.
Since 1982, the Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival (LSM) has been the pinnacle program of Lutheran Music Program. We bring together 150+ young people from throughout the United States for four weeks of rigorous musical study and performance in a supportive community. We welcome qualified band, orchestra, choir, piano and organ students completing grades 8-12 from all faith backgrounds to join us.
WHO: 150+ band, orchestra, choir, composition, piano, and organ students completing grades 8-12 from the U.S. and abroad; 36 faculty artists from the best college music departments and professional ensembles; a team of dedicated counselors and staff.
WHAT: A four-week residential training and performance program rooted in a supportive, intentional community that is committed to your personal and musical success.
WHERE: Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
WHEN: June 25 thru July 23, 2017
WHY: If you're a young musician who loves music and are looking for an intense but fun way to spend your summer, LSM is for you. You'll make some of the best friends of your life while improving your music skills, exploring your faith and learning about the rich musical heritage of the Lutheran church.
Activities and Features
Accommodating Special Needs Attention Deficit Disorder Asthma Diabetes Physical Disability
Religious Emphasis Protestant Christian Catholic
Performing Arts General Performing Arts Music
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address Valparaiso University
1700 Chapel Drive Valparaiso IN, 46383 United States
Winter Address 122 West Franklin Ave., Ste 230
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 United States