Chautauqua Institution

Schools & Classes

Special Studies
specialstudies thumb
Special Studies offers subjects ranging from child and youth development, music, education, religion and philosophy, to fitness, health, and personal and professional development.
>> Find out more

School of Dance
dance thumb
The Chautauqua Ballet program, under the direction of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, is well known for the unique opportunity it affords students to study with master teachers within a small studio environment.
>> Find out more


School of Art
art thumb
The School of Art presents the opportunity for the kind of sustained and focused study in studio art not available in academic settings.
>> Find out more

Theater
theater thumb
Internationally known actors, directors, designers and writers join nineteen emerging artists drawn from the nation’s top training programs to form a unique company that produces a vibrant summer of work in the historic Bratton Theater.
>> Find out more


Instrumental
instrumental thumb
Each summer we enroll 80 of the most promising young instrumentalists from here and abroad to join us for an exciting summer of music making.
>> Find out more

Piano
piano thumb
The program offers an exceptional and exciting mixture of traditional and innovative classes, concerts and an artist certificate program.
>> Find out more


Voice
voice thumb
The Chautauqua Institution Voice Department is a seven-week intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older.
>> Find out more


 

SCHOOLS CONTACT

Sarah Malinoski-Umberger
Coordinator of Student Services
(716) 357-6233
fax: (716) 357-9014
art@ciweb.org

 

SPECIAL STUDIES/
CLASSES CONTACT

Matt Ewalt
Associate Director of 
Education and Youth Services
(716) 357-6255
mewalt@ciweb.org