Summer Piano Academy

Summer Piano Academy
Date 3 p.m. Saturday, July 6, -
5 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2024
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Registration Registration will open in January. A $50 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of registration. Final payment will be due by May 1.

Active Camper tuition ($950) includes room and board, activities, private lessons, and participation in all classes and recitals. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided as well as daily snacks. Please indicate any dietary restrictions on your registration application.

Observer tuition ($500) includes access to classes and recitals minus the performance component, lunch, and snacks. A student entering 3rd grade is allowed to register as an observer if accompanied by a parent. Overnight accommodations are not provided.

Registrations after May 15 will require full payment with no refunds.

Event Description

Bethel Summer Piano Academy is a week-long camp with lodging, meals, and opportunities for performance and learning. It is designed to foster the musical talent and artistry of students entering grades 4-12 and to nurture their love for the arts. They will be able to interact with their peers and build long-lasting friendships. They will be exposed to a wealth of ideas under the guidance of some of the most caring and dedicated music educators in the region.

Co-Artistic Directors: Dr. Tina Park and Dr. Horacio Nuguid
Faculty: Dr. Herbert Johnson, Dr. Sara Langmead, Dr. Ji Young Lee, Dr. Anton Meinichenko, Dr. Horacio Nuguid, and Dr. Tina Park. With Guest Artist, Professor Alexander Braginsky.

Camp includes:

  • Private Lessons
  • Master Classes
  • Faculty and Student Recitals
  • Community Outreach Concert
  • and much more...


Overnight accomodations (Active Camper only): Students will stay in Heritage Hall. In close proximity to Benson Great Hall, Heritage consists of suites, each with 3 bedrooms, a semi-private bath, and living area. Each bedroom has two twin XL beds; students will share a bedroom with one other student and a suite with up to 5 other age- and gender-appropriate students. Linens are not provided; please bring your own bedding and towels. Students will be supervised by camp faculty as well as several Bethel Resident Assistants.


Cancellations before May 1 are fully refundable, less the $50 application fee | Cancellations on or after May 1 are 50% refundable, less the $50 application fee | Cancellations after May 15 are non-refundable. Registration will remain open until June 15 with no refund.


Please contact Dr. Tina Park, Department of Music and Theatre, at, or the Office of Conference and Event Services at