Play Week East

Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
2023 Dates Coming Soon! (Check back in December)

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Applications will be available by January 2023
About Play Week East


This summer, Play Week East will be held on the campus of Rider University. More detailed information will be here soon (please check back in December).


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String and Wind Players

While our program is mostly strings, some slots may be available for wind players. 

Accommodations & Dining

Participants will enjoy their own private, air-conditioned room within a four-bedroom suite. Each suite has its own bathroom with shower and large living room. For commuters, parking is adjacent to the area. The dining hall and concert hall are within walking distance; driving is also possible, as needed.


Most ensembles meet in the spacious living rooms of the suites. The faculty and participants' concerts and special sessions will take place in the concert hall. All facilities are within a 10- to 15-minute walk.

Play Week East Coaches 2023, TBA

Fees for 2023 TBA

  • Tuition, room, and meals: 

  • Tuition for commuters: 

  • Room and board for guest/spouse: 

* Bed Linens & Towels can be reserved for an additional fee.

Applications will be accepted beginning in January 2023. A deposit of $200 is due at the time of application. Acceptance notifications will be sent on a rolling basis, with final payments due before assignments are made. Some scholarship funds are available, based on need; please contact us for more information.

*If you are interested in applying after the cut-off date or joining a wait list, please email may still have spaces available. 

Location and Directions

Coming soon....