16.06.12, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Featuring members of the world-renown Philadelphia Orchestra, including Assistant Conductor Cristian Macelaru, the Philadelphia International Music Festival (PIMF) is open to instrumentalists of all ages and skill levels – ages 8 to 18, with a separate program for college students and young professionals. Students attending the festival choose to participate in one of three key programs: PIMF Symphony Program, Solo Performance Preparation Program, or College AuditionsPreparation Program, all of which include private lessons, master classes and faculty recitals with by members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, weekly concerto competitions, daily private practice, chamber music, ample solo performance opportunities, trips to Philadelphia Orchestra performances at the Mann Music Center or Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and much more. The Symphony Program includes daily orchestra rehearsals and a festival-ending grand finale.