Stringwood college quartet

The Stringwood Experience

Celebrating its 21st season as a premier summer music festival, Stringwood is home to young musicians who aspire to making a significant contribution to the art of chamber music  through in-depth study and meaningful performances.

The Stringwood experience offers ample time and space for personal practice and discovery, extensive daily rehearsals and coaching, private lessons with an inspired faculty, and generous interaction with world-class guest artist musicians in an energized and collaborative environment.  

Summer 2021

Dates: August 8 – 22

Teaching and Performance Venues

Stringwood's Eagle Bluff Campus sits atop eighty acres of pristine Minnesota woodlands above Lanesboro, Minnesota, a Midwest summer destination, overlooking the Root River.


Faculty and Young Artist performances take place in a variety of concert halls and historic venues throughout the region.


Stringwood teaching and rehearsal spaces are at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center and feature comfortable, well lighted, air-conditioned rooms. 

For a full list of performance venues and concert information visit the Events pages.

Stringwood by the Numbers

Students: 40, from across the country

Ages: Approximately 12 to 22

Artist-faculty: 4

Assistant Faculty: 4

International Guest Artists: 3

Focus: Chamber Music

Elevation: 856 ft. above sea level

Average daily high in the summer: 78 degrees