piano camp

Calling all piano players! Looking for a summer camp to hone your skills, learn some fantastic piano duets, perform in Goshen College’s Rieth Recital Hall and Elkhart’s beautiful Ruthmere historical home, and make friends with other musicians? Then the 2023 Goshen College Piano Camp is the place for you! Come join us Sunday June 11 through Thursday June 15 for a day camp at the Goshen College Music Center. The camp is hosted by the Goshen College Music Department and the GC Community School of the Arts, and all events on campus will be free and open to the public.


Guest artist Dr. Kairy Koshoeva

Special concerts include a Camp Faculty Recital​ on June 11​, featuring Dr Matthew Hill, and Drs Luke and Mary Rose Norell, and a solo recital on June 12 by ​phenomenal ​Guest Artist Dr. Kairy Koshoeva. Students have exciting performance opportunities ​at the Goshen College Music Center for masterclasses and a final duet recital on June 15, and a special field-trip performance of solo works at the incredible Ruthmere home in Elkhart on a celebrated piano. Students ​come to camp prepared with a solo piece to perform, but will ​get the opportunity to learn a piano duet to learn and perform with a fellow camper!​​

Interior scenes of the Ruthmere Mansion located at 302 E. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart, IN .

Tuition is $225, with financial aid available for those who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch, and scholarships offered to returning campers from the 2022 camp. Lunch in the GC cafeteria and snacks are provided. The Registration fee is $25, but will be waived if registering on or before May 12. The Registration deadline is Friday June 2. Eligibility is rising 4th grade through 2023 high school graduates, with a prerequisite of private lesson enrollment, with two years of playing experience. Click here for registration and more information.