Summer String Retreat

Academy faculty

Mimi Zweig

Mimi Zweig is currently Professor of Violin at the Jacobs School of Music and Director of the Indiana University String Academy. Since 1972 she has developed pre-college string programs across the United States and has been a faculty member at the Jacobs School of Music since 1976. She has given master classes and pedagogy workshops throughout the world. In 2019 Mimi Zweig was the recipient of the ASTA Artist Teacher Award. Her students have won numerous competitions and teach and perform worldwide. 

Brenda Brenner

Brenda Brenner is Eugene O'Brien Bicentennial Executive Associate Dean (Interim) and associate professor of music in music education at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She specializes in string music education, teaching applied violin and courses in violin and string pedagogy.

Application Deadlines

Early Bird Registration Deadline (10% discount): April 1, 2021 

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2021 

Fees paid by: June 1, 2021 

Non-Refundable Registration Fee - $70.00 

(The application fee is non-refundable and is not part of tuition.) 

Full participation (Early Bird): $630 

Full Participation: $700 

Auditors - $300.00 

For more information including curriculum and scheduling, visit our website.

For questions about the workshop, please contact Brenda Brenner at

For information regarding applications, fees, and any other administrative issues, please contact the Jacobs Academy Office:

Phone: 812-855-6025
Campus Address: Merrill Hall MU 011J

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