12th Annual SDSMI July 19-23, 2021


Application will open May 7th

SDSMI is one of the premier summer music camps in Southern California. If you or someone you know plays an instrument and wants to spend part of their summer learning from amazing teachers and having fun with other young musicians, then SDSMI is the place for you! 

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Contact us at info@sdwinds.org for more information

San Diego Summer Music Institute (SDSMI)

For young musicians, nothing is more valuable than intense practice under the supervision of master musicians. Developing the needed discipline and desire for productive practice and learning music theory can be fun. The San Diego Summer Music Institute (SDSMI) brings together students of all levels together with some of the best teachers in Southern California to experience amazing musical opportunities while bonding with new friends. The SDSMI is more than mastering melody; it is creating positive lifelong memories.

Explore this site to find out more about the amazing opportunities offered at one of Southern California’s most comprehensive and professionally run summer music camps!

July 19th to July 23th 2021


Point Loma Nazarene University 

All High School and Middle School string, wind and percussion players

The Weeklong Camp Includes:

    • Full ensemble rehearsals and a culminating concert

    • Sectionals

    • Master classes

    • Guest performances by visiting artists and ensembles

    • Breakout Sessions

    • Conducting classes

    • Music theory classes

    • Composition classes

    • Audition Preparation Clinics

    • Lectures

    • And more…

What people are saying about sdsmi

"Overall this was an amazing experience for my 11 year old daughter. She enjoyed the symphony repertoire, made friends, and got a lot more independent."

—  2016 SDSMI Parent

2021 SDSMI Zoom Info Session and Q & A

Saturday May 8th 5p.m.