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  Season 8  

Welcome to
Irvine Music Festival!

June 30 - July 13, 2024
Concordia University Irvine

       Why IMF?

  • World-class: international faculty from China, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iran, Korea, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, and the United States who are leading experts in their fields

  • Individualized: one-to-one student : teacher ratio allows for personalized attention

  • Masterclasses: outstanding guest artists who are soloists and play in the world's foremost symphony orchestras share their wisdom and interact with participants on an individual level.

  • Our additional virtual component allows us to invite faculty and guest artists from across the globe

  • Diverse: a richly varied and talented student body ages 11 and up representing schools and colleges from around the world

  • Focused: detailed daily schedule to maximize your music immersion

  • Unique: variety of specialty classes outside the realm of the traditional music festival enrich and broaden your experience

  • Delightful: stellar music program with 5-star reviews from students, parents, faculty and guest artists

  • Flexible: short yet focused term allows for other summer experiences

  • Results: our alumni go on to become concertmaster and principal players in their respective school and youth orchestras, are international and regional competition winners, and are accepted to top universities and music programs.

  • Education Package: A customized package providing college-bound participants with the counseling and recommendations that will aid them in the college application process


Dear Irvine Music Festival community,

We hope that this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy, with hopes for more musical riches on the horizon.


We are confident that the depth and extended range of this summer's program will provide a meaningful artistic and intellectual forum for incredible cross-cultural exchange. Our participants, faculty and guest artists from across the globe come together in celebration of our shared love for the language of music - the global IMF family.

I am proud and humbled to be a part of this outstanding community of inspired and inspiring young music participants, world-class faculty and guest artists and our enthusiastic audience. On behalf of the IMF Board of Directors, faculty and staff, I thank each one of you for your support and participation.

With best wishes for your safety and good health,

Iman Khosrowpour
Founder and Artistic Director




Intensive, one-on-one instruction with one of our world-class faculty


Specialty Classes

Topics diverse as music entrepreneurship, video game music, instrument maintenance, presentations on orchestral auditions, playing and professional life 



Chamber orchestra with an expanded repertoire



World-renown guest artists share their artistry and wisdom


Chamber Music

Small groups with regular coaching by IMF faculty, participants will grow in their rehearsal and ensemble skills


Education Package

A customized package providing college-bound participants with the counseling and recommendations that will aid them in the college application process

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