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Playing Chamber Music On Lake Dunmore Since 1963

Are you looking for an unforgettable summer chamber music experience?

Then, welcome. You have found the right place.

Watch our videos to get a better understanding of why you should apply to PCP. You can see our lakefront campus, observe our coaches in action, hear camper, staff and faculty testimonials and even listen to some sample music. To apply online, please visit our application page.

We encourage you to contact us, and ask questions. You’ll be glad you found PCP!

Summer 2017 Sessions:

  • Session 1: June 25 – July 8 (Ages 11-17)
  • Session 2: July 9 – August 5 (Ages 14-18)
  • Session 3: August 6-19 (Ages 11-17)
  • Session Prelude: August 20 – 26 (Ages 8-13)
After April 15th, admission will be based on space availability. Please go here to apply.

Live Audition March Venues:

  • Boston – New England Conservatory – March 11
  • Philadelphia – Temple Music Prep – March 18
  • Wilmington – Music School of Delaware – March 19
  • NYC – Manhattan School of Music – March 25
  • Hartford – Hartt School of Music – March 26
Please email Jenny at jennyb@pointcp.com to request an audition time. Live auditions are merely a convenience for families, and an alternative to an audition recording. For audition requirements, see the Application Info page.

“Point CounterPoint was the great turning point in my musical life, when music and nature combined to create the most inspiring environment of my youth. I wish that every young musician could spend a summer at Point CounterPoint, but I know that one of the camp’s treasured features is its intimacy. The lucky few who are accepted enter a rare world, a harmonious community gathered with the common dream of becoming better musicians.

The summer is a young musician’s most golden opportunity to breathe the fresh air that does not seep through the winter’s practice room walls. Point CounterPoint offers the environment that every serious young musician deserves.” —David Finckel, Cellist, PCP 1963-1978 and Co-Artistic Director of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, Music @ Menlo, and Former Cellist of the Emerson String Quartet

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Permanent Address:

Point CounterPoint
1361 Hooker Road
Leicester, VT 05733

Phone:

October – April:
267-886-5359

May – September:
802-247-8467

Contact E-mails:

Executive Director
Jenny Beck: jennyb@pointcp.com

Director of Music – Session 1
Philip Boulanger: philipboulanger@pointcp.com

Co-Directors of Music – Session 2
Rita Porfiris: ritaporfiris@pointcp.com

Anton Miller: antonmiller@pointcp.com

Director of Music – Session 3
Randy Hiller: randyhiller@pointcp.com

Director of Prelude
Julia Cash: juliacash@pointcp.com

Director of Adult Chamber Music Workshop
Arielle Levioff: ariellelevioff@pointcp.com

Marketing Director
Joanne Kirkpatrick: joannekirkpatrick@pointcp.com

Accounting Director
Steve Beck: stevebeck@pointcp.com

“Not only was it great music, productive groups, and excellent coaches. We felt like a big family. At this camp, I have more good memories than I can count.”

cellist 2014

“2014 was my fifth year at PCP. What is fulfilling is that I love all the faculty, and they challenge me to play my best. Each year I come, and I am inspired. I leave loving music more.”

violinist 2015

“My daughter had a fantastic summer at PCP! I sincerely appreciate your commitment to our youth, music-making and their holistic development through chamber music on Lake Dunmore and activities in the surrounding Vermont communities/environment. What a gift of lifetime memories! Thank you!”

parent 2015

“Thanks for all that you do to make camp a memorable experience for the kids. My daughter had such a great time at camp and her interest in chamber music has skyrocketed.”

parent 2015

“What can I say...To hear our son enthusing on and on about how much he loves the Beethoven and the Dvorak he is playing. For me it’s a dream come true. Please share with your wonderful staff my deepest appreciation and congratulations for the excellence of the PCP program.”

parent 2015

“Thank you so much for believing in him and for giving him so many opportunities at PCP. I really do think his first year at PCP completely changed his life and set him on a different track from the rest of his peers. So thank you very much. You are truly transforming lives at PCP.”

private violin teacher 2015

 
 
 

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Point
CounterPoint

Prelude

Adult
Workshop

New Music
On The Point