Music, Theatre, and Dance: Vivace Music Institute

Registration Now Open!

July 11-23

Registration Form (.pdf)

Course Descriptions (.pdf)

Student Class Schedule (.pdf)


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Marywood's Vivace Music Institute is a two-week summer high school music program for students who have completed grades 7-11 during the past school year. We are looking for hard-working, talented students who enjoy making music and exploring possible careers in the performing arts.

The Vivace Music Institute offers courses and electives that fit individual student interests. We encourage music teachers and private studio instructors to recommend their best and brightest to study with us. Performances are held on the last weekend at Marywood's Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts (Saturday, July 23).

The Program

Ensembles include:

  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Concert band
  • Jazz band

Courses include:

  • Theory/ear-training
  • Conducting
  • Jazz improvisation
  • Digital media
  • World music drumming
  • Composition

Students should bring their own instruments, or arrange with HS music teacher to borrow school instrument.


Full and partial scholarships are available. Contact the Department of Music, Theatre & Dance at (570) 348-6268 ext. 2531 for details.