Mendocino International Summer Music Academy
"where professional music programs meet wellness practices"
"world-renowned, award-winning faculty"
"close mentorship and individualized instruction"
Welcome to the 2023 Mendocino International Summer Music Academy (MISMA), where professional music programs meet wellness practices. The finely crafted curriculum will deepen musicians’ positive relationship with music, prepare them for the next step in their music career, and equip them with tools for concentration and wellbeing.
One-Week Session: July 9 - 15 or July 16 - 22, 2023
Two-Week Session: July 9 - 22, 2023 APPLY NOW!
Our unique programs offer musical artists a direct opportunity to work with a dedicated team of world-renowned, award-winning musicians and faculty. The small class size and private lesson offerings grant students a truly immersive experience and allow them to enjoy close mentorship and individualized instruction.
Located in the heart of beautiful Mendocino County, MISMA sits in a wholesome and tranquil environment. A healthy lifestyle, vegetarian meals, and daily wellness activities led by certified instructors are part of the holistic experience to support musicians' wellbeing.
Inspire positive music learning in a supportive and wholesome community
Advance performance skills, technique, and overall musicianship
Cultivate musicians' inner strength, focus, and wellness
Perform pieces for the studio group and receive constructive feedback from the artist faculty
Weekly private lesson with the artist faculty
Themed classes by the artist faculty
Weekly recitals and final artist faculty and student concert
Workshops, lectures, and concerts by distinguished musical guests
Daily Wellness Practices
Vegetarian meals, healthy lifestyle, meditation, taiji, and personal wellness techniques
Recreational activities around the beautiful Mendocino County (trails, redwoods, coast)