Tianjin Juilliard Presents: Summer Sounds

This summer, The Tianjin Juilliard School is pleased to announce a flagship music festival, Summer Sounds, celebrating music and the performing arts in the vibrant city of Tianjin. From July to September, we are delighted to invite you to participate and join us in celebration through an exciting line-up of summer programs and performances! Tianjin Juilliard is committed to public engagement and in this season, we bring music to audiences of all ages with the launch of our summer camp for young musicians and the return of our highly anticipated free outdoor concert series enjoyed by multi-generations of families and music lovers. As an oasis for the arts, we build bridges to nurture strong communities. Vocal Institute is a unique ecosystem bringing together practitioners, students and aficionados of the vocal arts. Tianjin Juilliard continues to connect people from all over the world through hosting the Asian Youth Orchestra on campus as well as our Tianjin Juilliard Piano Festival, a groundbreaking two-week festival featuring a line-up of stellar international artists, with unique opportunities for young pianists. Come together at Tianjin Juilliard for a captivating experience to remember!  

This July, the award-winning Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) will be at the Tianjin Juilliard School for its annual summer festival, before embarking on the three-week long Asian tour of 15 concerts. On July 23, AYO will perform a concert at the TJS Concert Hall. Featuring over 100 talented young musicians from 12 different Asian regions, led by principal conductor Joseph Bastian and assistant conductor Sophie Mok, the program includes Respighi’s Pines of Rome, Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe and Bolero. The concert promises to enchant and inspire. 

Taking place from July 15 to 26, 2024, The Tianjin Juilliard Summer Music Camp is designed for young musicians aged 8-12 with at least two years of experience studying music. This summer’s camps will be held at the Tianjin Juilliard School and provide campers with an immersive music learning experience, featuring special guests, the Asian Youth Orchestra, Asia’s preeminent training orchestra. 

The Vocal Institute’s summer session for singers, junior singers, collaborative pianists, and auditors, takes place over seven days and will focus on The Authentic Bel Canto. Practitioners, students and aficionados of the vocal arts can learn, appreciate and promote the art form from grassroots to professional levels in China. The modular program is designed to provide a customized learning experience with leading experts of the vocal field at our state-of-the-art facilities. 

The Tianjin Juilliard Piano Festival offers two weeks of rich and vibrant programs featuring a stellar line-up of artists and provides participants with invaluable experience working alongside internationally renowned pianists and teachers through master classes, lectures, private lessons, and performances, including the exclusive opportunity of performing concertos with orchestras and prominent conductors. With a line-up of stellar artists, the festival aims to create a world-class event for young pianists and the music-loving community to come together for an experience to remember. 

Tianjin Juilliard’s campus grounds transform into a welcoming oasis in the summer, bringing vibrant music to audiences of all ages. These exciting performances are led by the school's faculty and students, alumni, and outstanding musicians from around the world. From August 9 to September 27, there will be seven free performances on Fridays at 7.30pm.

Outdoor Concert Series dates:

August 9, 16, 23 and 30 | 7.30pm

September 13, 20, 27 | 7.30pm