Have fun and polish your skills!

ALL High School Students (incoming Grade 9 through New High School Grads) in the Region (Western PA, Ohio, & WV) are invited to participate in the Beaver Valley Choral Society and Rochester Area School District Summer Choral & Instrumental Academy

What: Summer Choral & Instrumental Academy

When: June 17 – 22 from 9 am – 3pm

Where: Rochester Area High School, 540 Reno St, Rochester, PA 15074

Cost Before April 16: $175 (includes continental breakfast & lunch)

Cost After April 15: $200 (includes continental breakfast & lunch)   

Deadline to Apply is May 15th.

Questions? Contact the RASD Superintendent’s Office at 724-775-7500

Choral Track

Masterwork: Antonio Vivaldi “Gloria”

Other works: Contemporary Choral, A Cappella

Instrumental Track

Stage Jazz Band & Chamber Ensembles

Genres: American, Latin, Cuban, African, Brazilian, World Fusion, non-Western, New Music

Classes (subject to change)

  • Introduction to Conducting

  • Piano Masterclass

  • Vocal Mastercall

  • Preparing for your College Audition

  • Developing Church Music Programs

  • Careers in Education, Performance, and So Much More!

  • Contemporary Choral Music Workshop

  • Drum Circle

  • Music Therapy

  • Music Theory

  • Open Jazz Improv

  • Ukulele Class

BONUS OPPORTUNITY: Private Half-Hour Lessons in Voice, Piano, and Flute are available from 3:30 pm – 6 pm Monday – Friday for an additional charge