Summer Music Vancouver Chamber institute (SMVCI) is a chamber music training program bringing together a select group of young professionals and accomplished amateurs for a week of coaching, masterclasses, and performances. The dates of the institute this year are July 9 to 14, 2018.


Our faculty will consist of: Geoff Nuttall, violin; Stephen Prutsman, piano; Drew Jurecka, violin; Min-Jeong Koh, violin; Valerie Li, violin; Eric Wong, viola; and Adrian Fung, cello.

Young Professionals

If you might identify as a pre-professional (highly accomplished high school or currently studying at the university or conservatory level), you may be our young professional. Please apply here. Pre-formed groups are welcome to apply as well.

Accomplished Amateurs

You have caught the bug. You can't get enough. You love chamber music. You are our accomplished amateur. Get to know the repertoire with friends new and old. Get to know your coaches, our SMV performing artists, through sight-reading parties, coachings, and masterclasses. Please sign up today!

Interested? Follow these next steps...

How to Apply

  1. Complete and submit the application form here. You will be returned to this page.
  2. Submit your application fees using our Paypal link below.

Please note there is an application fee of $50. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018. You will be notified by April 15, 2018 of SMVCI's decision of acceptance

Tuition is $1,000 CAD. Because of the generosity of an anonymous donor, scholarships are available.

We request a 50% deposit from accepted applicants by April 30, 2018. Accommodations provided as needed.