The Music Intensive (MI) Program

The Music Intensive (MI) Program is for students who show significant dedication to their music education.  MI gives students a convenient enrichment class schedule, recognizes their achievements, offers program subsidies, and also provides an opportunity to build relationships with other dedicated young musicians.

MI Program and Chamber Music Kick-off meeting: September 11, 2023.

MI Benefits:

  • Program subsidy
  • Senior level master classes with guest artists
  • Guest lectures, workshops and reading sessions
  • Social events planned throughout the year
  • Performances in the community
  • Designated MI class in Music Festival
  • Enrollment in MI given consideration for Sharon Stevenson Career Development scholarship
  • Free tickets to LCMS series concerts
  • Certificate of achievement

MI components:

  • Private lesson
  • RCM theory
  • Regular MI enrichment classes (master class/reading session/lecture/workshop)
  • One or more electives (Orchestra, Chamber Music, Piano Ensemble, Technique Class)
  • Attendance of live professional concerts (LCMS or elsewhere) during the academic year
Entry to the MI program is by application.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Be enrolled in weekly private lessons at LCMS
  • Be studying at approximately RCM Grade 9 or above
  • Be working towards completing RCM theory requirements
  • Be willing to devote the time necessary to take advantages of the opportunities provided in the program

There is no application fee.

Note:  For students who have not been previously enrolled at LCMS, an appointment with the Principal is recommended prior to applying.  While it is not necessary for MI students to be enrolled in theory/history through LCMS, students must be able to demonstrate they are working towards completion of RCM theory requirements.