UAF Summer Music Academy
Registration is currently open
We are running an early registration discount of $75 dollars off. The coupon for this discount is SMAEARLY24.How to Register
Save the date: June 3-14, 2024
SMA is an intensive two week program of music education for middle & high school students on the beautiful University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
The UAF Summer Music Academy seeks to provide a quality music educational experience for students who have completed grades 5 –12. It seeks to recruit and retain music students for the UAF Department of Music through educational experiences with UAF Music Faculty, Alumni and Guest Artists. All students of the appropriate age and musical experience are welcomed at the UAF Summer Music Academy regardless of race, religion, gender, or culture. We recognize that each student has a unique style and pace of learning, and we seek to provide opportunities for students to learn in their own style and at their own pace while fitting into the larger musical community.
Full Day Registration
$675 + $75 Non-refundable registration fee = $750 Total
Half Day Registration
$350+ $75 Non-refundable registration fee = $425 Total
Mentorship and Scholarship Applications due by Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 5pm.
Faculty & Staff
The Academy faculty is drawn both from UAF Department of Music and local music teachers. Fairbanks is fortunate to have outstanding musicians. many of them UAF Alumni, who can offer an intensive, high-level musical and educational experience.
- To develop to the fullest, the artistic potential of each student through a broad musical educational experience.
- To encourage community involvement and public service through performances and activities in Fairbanks community settings.
- To promote excellence in music education with an “emphasis on Alaska, the North, and their diverse peoples" in accordance with the University of Alaska Fairbanks mission statement.
The UAF Summer Music Academy is made possible with generous contributions. You can contribute to this amazing program here or by mailing a donation to UA Foundation, P.O. Box 755080, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5080. Checks should be made out to the UA Foundation with "UAF Summer Music Academy <level of Sponsorship>" in the memo line.
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
and the Lyndsay Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund.