Lyra Music Festival and Workshop 2018

Welcome Students and Families!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Lyra Music Festival and Workshop 2018. We look forward to spending 3 amazing weeks together. This is your participant home page, a resource for all things Lyra. Please check here for forms that must be completed, links for tuition payments, details and information to help you prepare for your time at Lyra.

General Information:  Lyra Music Festival and Workshop | July 8-28, 2018 | Smith College, Northampton, MA


Registration forms for enrolled students

Please download and complete the following forms and submit hard copies by May 21, 2018 to complete your enrollment.

**For Students who will (or may) need to take medications during the workshop, please see this additional information and complete this additional form:

Please print, complete and submit all forms together by mail as one package to:Advi
Lyra Music, Inc.
c/o Akiko Sasaki
57 Robinson Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Please direct questions to All forms are MANDATORY for participation in the Lyra Music Workshop. Even if you are a returning student, please submit ALL of the required forms for 2018, IN THEIR ENTIRETY, with updated information. This is especially important regarding the Medical Form.

Thank you for your promptness! We look forward to a great summer together!

More Information

Lyra Music Procedures and Planning

Suggested Packing List

Meningoccocal Advisory

Important Dates (Arrival and Departure)

Sunday, July 8, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Check-In
     **Do not arrive before 3:00pm, there will be no one on campus to greet you earlier than 3:00pm
Students will receive their workshop schedule
Students interested in Auditioning to perform for a guest artist master class must sign-up for an audition slot at registration
     (YAP students do not need to audition they will be performing in the appropriate master class)

4:30pm-5:00pm Parent Orientation (optional--meet at Lawrence House)
     Meet our faculty and staff, ask questions, and brief tour!  *This is optional
5:00pm Farewell to Parents
5:30pm Student Orientation/Dinner

Location: Smith College: Lawrence House
The address for your GPS is: 99 Green Street, Northampton, MA 01063
On Green Street you will find short-term parking in a lot on your right or metered parking along the street. Lawrence House is a building on the right, mid-block. Look for the Lyra Banner!

Friday, July 27, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm Family Night Concert at Earle Recital Hall.  Join us for a very special private concert for family and friends!  

Saturday, July 28, 2018
8:30am-10:00am Check-Out        Students Must be out of the dorm no later than 10:00am
Parents, please plan to help pack, pick up luggage, return OneCards and keys and request final room inspection before 10:00am

10:00am-12:30pm Students will have their final practice, rehearsal, and sound check in Sage Hall/Parents are welcome to enjoy the Smith College Campus and Northampton town

12:30pm Doors open for Final Student Gala Concert

1:00pm-3:00pm Final Student Gala Concert in Sweeney Recital Hall | Sage Hall | Smith College
**This is a ticked concert and open to the public, please Purchase Tickets Here.

3:00-4:00pm Reception

Chamber Repertoire

You will receive your chamber repertoire by June 1, 2018.  Please make sure you come to Lyra knowing your part!  

Lyra Music Festival Events

Family and friends are encouraged to attend all of the Lyra Music Festival concerts, masterclasses, and outreach performances!  
Please view the full concert calendar HERE

Mailing Address
If you need to mail letters or packages to your child during their three weeks at Lyra, please use this address:

Student's Name
Lyra Summer Music Workshop
Smith College
30 Belmont Ave. Room 201
Northampton, MA 01063

How to reach your child at Lyra:
In the event of an emergency that necessitates immediate contact with your child, please call Rachel Odo, Executive Director, at 917-705-5089. **This is for emergency contact only.

For all other matters, please email and your message will be relayed.

For urgent matters that cannot be handled by email, please call Rachel Odo between 9:30am-10:30am and she will respond as quickly as possible.

As with almost all residential summer programs, cell phones and other electronic devices are not permitted during the Workshop. There will be one “dorm phone" available for students to make brief personal calls most evenings. The number for this phone is: 929-888-6337, please make a note of this so that you recognize this number if your child calls. This phone will NOT accept messages.
*Please Note: This phone will be shared among all students and available for approximately 1 hour most (not all) evenings. Please be mindful that other students may be waiting for a turn and keep calls short. Remember that NO call home is a great sign that your child is adjusting well and enjoying their time at camp!


Workshop Tuition: $2,280
Room with meal plan:  $1,800 (All residential students will be placed in a double room and must be on the meal plan)
Meal plan for Non-Residential Students: $725 (lunch and dinner only)    

Payment Plan: 
Tuition may be paid in full upon program acceptance, or incrementally as per the schedule below. An $85 fee applies to all late payments. Tuition payments can be made by check or credit card. Please note that a service charge will be applied to all credit card payments.

Full Tuition Payment: Pay your entire tuition + room/board payment as a lump sum HERE by credit card.

1st Payment: Seven days after acceptance notice: $1000 Non-refundable registration deposit. Pay your deposit HERE by credit card.

Final Payment: May 1, 2018: Remaining Balance: Pay your remaining balance HERE by credit card. Be sure to choose the appropriate option - Residential (including room and board) or Non-residential/Meal Plan Only.