Strive to become your best—this summer!

Play your part in Hawaii’s favorite summer music camp

For over 30 years, the Pacific Music Institute has been the defining musical experience for over 3,000 aspiring young musicians. Join this legacy by attending one or more programs being held this summer. Whether you play a string, band, or jazz instrument, HYS has an opportunity for you.

World-Renowned Faculty

Our faculty brings together many of the world’s brightest, most celebrated artists. In 2020, we will welcome internationally-acclaimed soloists, principal players from major symphony orchestras, Juilliard faculty, outstanding jazz & studio musicians, HYS alumni, and more. All of them are renowned teachers and pedagogues, with HYS’ mission to develop students to their fullest potential, as a common goal. See our faculty list here.

Make Lifelong Friends

Over 200 students from across the Hawaiian Islands, Asia, the U.S. Mainland, and Pacific Rim will participate in PMI this summer. Getting to know other youth who love music as much as you is the surest way to make great music and lifelong friendships. Recreational and social opportunities throughout PMI will make your summer in Hawaii an amazing memory!

Become Your Best

At HYS, our sole mission is to develop youth to their fullest potential, through orchestral music. As a PMI student, you join the Hawaii Youth Symphony ohana, an inclusive musical family where music is life and our lives are music.

From your peers, to our rich roster of faculty and teaching fellows, and our outstanding administrative team, your experience at PMI will be a defining moment in your musical career.

Are you ready to take your music to the next level? Learn about our PMI areas of study.