The William Pu Music Academy, located in the heart of the fast-growing North Fulton area, is Atlanta’s most prestigious music academy. The Academy offers private and group lessons for students for all ages on various instruments, wether they be beginners or advanced students. Founded by William Pu, the former associate concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Academy includes a distinguished faculty made up of Atlanta-area musicians with strong professional, educational and experienced teaching backgrounds. The unique combination of a distinguished faculty and a convenient location makes the William Pu Music Academy one of the highest in-demand music institutions in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area!
WPMA offers 5 different camps for the summer of 2015. The camps are specially designed for young string players ranging from beginners to advanced players, aging from pre-k to 12th grade. Students are given instruction on all levels and perform solo or with an ensemble based on their ages and abilities. Young musicians at all skill levels are welcome. There will be a recital on the last day of camp where all students will perform. Click here for the 2015 Summer Music Camp registration form or contact WPMA for more information.
Five-Week Summer Music Program for String Instruments
String Instruments Included: Violin, Viola, Cello & Double Bass
Camp Time: Monday – Friday / 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. except Camp 1
Camp Tuition: $525 for WPMA student & student who joined last year’s WPMA summer music camp / $625 for non-WPMA student / per camp
- A $100 non-refundable registration fee per student along with the registration form is due before May 15 to secure a space.
- 20% discount for signing up the 2nd camp. 20% discount for the siblings (limited to one per family)
- Lunch is not included in the tuition. WPMA will purchase lunch for students who bring the money.
Camp 1: June 8 – 19 / 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Music Kids Camp
Age: pre-k to 6th grade
Curriculum: basic music theory, music related activities, group lessons & performance
Camp 2: June 22 – 26
Violin Camp I (Sonata only)
Age: middle school & high school students (maximum 6 students)
Curriculum: daily private lessons with pianist, master class with guest violinist & performance
Camp 3: July 13 – 17
String Builder Camp II
Age: 4th grade & up
Curriculum: music theory, group lesson, small ensemble & performance
Camp 4: July 20 – 24
Chamber Music and Ensemble Camp
Age: 6th grade & up
Curriculum: chamber music coaching, string orchestra rehearsals & performance
*10% tuition discount for viola, cello & double bass students. The 10% discount may not be combined with other offers.
Camp 5: July 27 -31
Violin Camp II (Signature ‘Boot’ Camp by Mr. Pu)
Age: anyone who dare! (maximum 6 students)
Curriculum: daily private lessons, master class with guest violinist & performance
The William Pu Music Academy accepts registration for music lesson and chamber music program throughout the year! WPMA also welcomes home school students! WPMA 2015 Spring Semester starts from January 5, 2015 to May 17 with total of 18 weeks excluding Spring Break, April 6 – April 12. WPMA offers private lessons, group lessons and chamber music program for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano. The monthly student recital and master class are available for WPMA students. WPMA private lesson starts at $135 per month for 30 min. and $270 per month for 60 min. Chamber Music Program tuition is $250 with 5 sessions of 90 min. lesson per semester. To download the WPMA registration form, click here. Chamber Music registration form, click here.
Congratulations to the following WPMA students who won the positions in GMEA All State Orchestra 2015 and Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) auditions! Job Well Done!
GMEA All State Orchestra 2015:
11-12 High School Orchestra 1:
1st Violin: Justin Lee, Joshua Shue, Andrew Zou, George Pan, Aomeng Cui
2nd Violin: Rachael Tao, Lingyi Xin, Tony Gong, Tricia Dang
11-12 High School Orchestra 2:
1st Violin: Jake Wong, Joseph Pang, Annie Su
2nd Violin: Lesley Chang, Sherry Guo
9-10 High School Orchestra 1:
1st Violin: Yueci Chen, Andrew Peng, Monica Chang, Minjoo Kim
2nd Violin: Kyle Qian, Amy Zhang
9-10 High School Orchestra 2:
Concertmaster: Sarah Chen
Middle Orchestra 1:
2nd Violin: Daniel Lee
Cello: Tannessa Dang
Alternate Violin: Michelle Pang
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO):
Violin: Monica Chang, Lesley Chang, Sarah Chen, Aomeng Cui, Serena Gao, Justin Lee, Connie Li, Joseph Pang, Kyle Qin, Joshua Shue, Annie Su
Alternate Violin: Jake Wong, Lingyi Xin, Andrew Zou