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Join UB faculty and a group of your peers for informal instruction, hands-on experience and exciting discussion on a wide range of topics in culture, science and technology. Further information and registration details are contained within the links below.

Participants in the Performance Institute.

June in Buffalo Performance Institute
May 29 - June 7, 2015

The June in Buffalo Performance Institute invites performers with an interest in contemporary music to take part in an intensive 10-day festival of concerts, master classes, lessons and seminars. The Performance Institute will coincide with the annual June in Buffalo festival for composers (June 1 - 7, 2015).

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Students practicing in a dance studio.

LehrerDance Summer Intensive
June 1 - 6, 2015

Intermediate/advanced level professional and pre-professional dancers age 18 or older have an exciting opportunity to study with Artistic Director Jon Lehrer and LehrerDance company members. This program is an intensive six-day residency in LehrerDance technique, style and repertory. Workshop classes include: LehrerDance technique, style and repertoire; specialty classes; health and wellness workshop; in-studio performance by LehrerDance; Q & A with Jon Lehrer and company; and showcase/reception.

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Photo of waterfall in New York State.

Fractures and Tectonics in the Northern Appalachian Basin
June 15 - 19, 2015

This program is designed for oil/gas and environmental geoscientists interested in learning about the fracturing and faulting in the northern Appalachian Basin sedimentary units (including black shales), and/or the tectonics that controlled the evolution of the northern Appalachian Basin. It will be held at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel where outcrops of the Marcellus, Geneseo and the Utica black shales are all within easy driving distance. Enrollment is limited to 15 professionals.

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Students at the Summer String Institute.

Summer String Institute
June 27 - July 2, 2015

Intermediate and advanced strings students from middle school level to young professionals will work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral playing. The workshop will include hourly lessons, chamber music coaching, master classes, contemporary music workshop, string orchestra rehearsals, faculty recital, student recitals and string orchestra concert.

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Students practicing in a dance studio.

Dance Masters of America Summer Program
July 22 - 26, 2015

The Dance Masters of America is a professional, certified membership organization of artists and educators committed to the elevation of the art of dance and to provide innovative artistic experiences for the advancement of dance worldwide.

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Dr. Harold Rosenbaum conducting an orchestra.

The Harold Rosenbaum Choral Conducting Institute
August 10 - 14, 2015

This five-day workshop is open to choral conductors from around the world who wish to enhance their careers, expand their contacts and have an intensive experience with Dr. Harold Rosenbaum, one of the world’s leading choral conductors. The workshop includes rehearsal and performance conducting opportunities, one-on-one instruction and individual guidance.

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Music performance at Slee Concert Hall on UB's North Campus.

Summer Music Education Institute

The Summer Music Education Institute offers tools you need to be an extraordinary music educator! We have a variety of offerings for teachers and professionals, as well as for graduate students. Come for a great summer of learning at UB. Don’t miss out on an excellent opportunity to learn and network with new colleagues who share a similar passion for teaching music.

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School of Management Custom Corporate Programs

School of Management Custom Corporate Programs can be developed to meet your organization’s specific professional development needs. These programs can be offered at your facility, or we can arrange to have them at an outside venue.

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