Learn About Kinhaven

Kinhaven Music School, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in the rolling green hills of Weston, Vermont that fosters high-level music-making experiences in which shared learning, mutual support, friendship, and community are always present.

Kinhaven was founded by visionaries David and Dorothy Dushkin and cultivated by pioneering music educators Jerry and Nancy Bidlack. In 2011, Kinhaven welcomed two new executive directors, Deborah Buck and Tony Mazzocchi, and two new Junior Session directors, Sandy Dennis and Marty Knieriem.

Kinhaven offers three classical music programs for students:

For middle school age musicians

For high school age musicians

For advanced musicians age 18-28


As well as two classical music workshops for adults:

For adult amateur string, wind, and piano players

For adult intermediate to advanced level pianists