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 Music Kids Camp
Camp Tuition: Music Kids Camp (two weeks) – $398. Other camps - $525 / per camp.
- $100 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
*No discount on this camp.
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 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. The GHP received approximately 2,800 applicants for the 2015 application cycle. 10 violinists and 4 alternates for GHP Violin Finalists were chosen this year.
A big congratulations to WPMA students Joseph Pang, Amy Zhang, Kyle Qian and Annie Su for winning the positions among 10 violinist and 4 alternates to the 2015 GHP!