Seattle Public Schools

Visual and Performing Arts

Music During Summer Break

Music During Summer Break for SPS Students

Stay connected to music instruction over the summer with the Summer Music Program and Seattle All-City Band!

Seattle All-City Band

Established in 1951 by Seattle Public Schools, All-City Band has a reputation for excellence in music education, student leadership, and entertainment. The band brings together students from schools throughout the greater Seattle area to entertain in upwards of 20 parades and community celebrations each summer.

Information on the program, including registration information is available on the All-City Band website. For more information contact Dr. Marcus Pimpleton,

Summer Music at Seattle Public Schools

This year Summer Music will take place July 8 through July 19. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Summer Music Program is a way for students to continue their music learning during the summer months. The program is designed for students entering grades 5-9 (fourth grade completed). Students must have completed at least one year of instrumental instruction. Operation of Summer Music is contingent upon sufficient enrollment.

Two students play cellos in a music classroom.

Who: SPS Students entering 5 – 9 grade with at least one year of instrumental instruction
When: Two weeks: July 8 – 19, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Students may attend for the full two weeks or one week.
Where: Aki Kurose and Jane Addams middle schools
Cost: $100 per week, scholarships available.

Please reach out to Pam Ivezic for information about scholarships.

Two Locations for Summer 2024

Aki Kurose Middle School 3928 S Graham St. Seattle, WA 98144

Jane Addams Middle School 11051 34th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125


  • Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Band, and Jazz Band
  • Beginning and Intermediate String Orchestra

Please note: piano or guitar instruction are not offered during Summer Music


  • Technique classes, small ensembles, recess time with choice of activities.
  • Friday end-of-day performances.


Tuition for one (1) week is $100 and two (2) weeks is $200 (scholarships are available).

Most students do two (2) weeks.


Pre-registration and tuition is required. One form per student. Registration may be completed using the online option below.

Online Registration: Use the links below to complete and submit the Summer Music Registration/Photo Release form. If you need helping completing the registration forms for your student, please call Pam Ivezic at 206-252-0142.

Translated Online Registration Forms


Payment may be made online through SchoolPay or mailed to the address below:

Seattle Public Schools Summer Music Program, MS 32-302
P.O. Box 34165
Seattle, WA 98124-1165