HAVERHILL -- Northern Essex Community College's music program is offering a week-long Summer Music Festival at its Haverhill Campus for pianists, violinists and cellists of all musical levels, Aug 4-8. Open to musicians 10 and older, the program will focus on solo and chamber repertoire, technique, and fundamental music theory, all in relation to their historical context. The cost is $300 per person plus a $25 registration fee.

Students will receive individual lessons and chamber music coaching during the morning session and master classes in the afternoon focusing on technique, basic music theory as it relates to the repertoire studied and the discussion of various works of composers from Baroque, Classical, Romantic and modern day.

There will be three concerts during the festival. On Monday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m., faculty members will present a concert. There will also be two student faculty combined performances on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m., featuring solo instrumental works, and Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m., featuring performance of the chamber works studied by the participants. The festival concerts are open to the public.

Assessment interviews will be held Thursday, June 26.

For information, call 617-966-8923 or email cdietrich@necc.mass.edu.