The University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Music Academy, a joint event sponsored by the UAF College of Liberal Arts Department of Music and the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, is an intensive two week program of musical education for students who have finished grades 6 through 12. All students of the appropriate age and musical experience are welcomed at the UAF Summer Music Academy regardless of race, religion, gender, or culture. We recognize that each student has a unique style and pace of learning, and seek to provide opportunities for students to learn in their own style and at their own pace while fitting into the larger musical community.
UAF SMA Goals
To promote excellence in music education with "an emphasis on Alaska, the North and their diverse peoples" in accordance with the University of Alaska Fairbanks mission statement.
Faculty & Staff
The Academy faculty is drawn from the UAF Department of Music, where we have an outstanding music faculty, and many successful alumni who are available to offer music students an intensive and high-level musical and educational experience.
From band, to jazz and from Vocal performance to Orchestra, UAF Summer Music Academy is sure to offer something for everyone to enjoy!