Every student is scheduled for a minimum of two one-hour private lessons every week with their assigned teacher. Students are welcome to ask the teacher's permission to listen to a peer's lessons. Every student will also receive one master class from another faculty member within the two-week session.
The requirements for every student are daily chamber music rehearsals and two weekly chamber music coachings. Each student will be assigned to at least one chamber group during the festival.
We believe in the true beauty of live music making, so there will be many performance opportunities at HIMF. The students are welcome to perform in student recitals, chamber music concerts, master classes and outreach performances.
We aim to inspire our students in every way possible. In addition to our world-class faculty members, HIMF also invites guest artists during the festival to give concerts and master classes. This year, we are excited and honored to welcome the American String Quartet to play a concert at our festival in the summer of 2022.
Our goal is to provide a well-rounded contextualized musical education, therefore we lead a series of uniquely-designed visual and performing arts workshops on interdisciplinary collaborations involving creative thinking.