Signature Music is a 501c3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to providing music education, performance opportunities, and college guidance for teen musicians of all backgrounds. Since its founding in 1993, the Signature Music Summer Camp , has provided a nurturing, challenging, two-week music education program for teens at an upstate New York college setting close to Syracuse, Utica, Rome, Rochester, Oneida, and Ithaca.

Established in 2000, Signature Syracuse is a holistic music education program for teen musicians in the Syracuse School District, and surrounding CNY school districts, that provides free lessons, free instruments, performance opportunities, guidance, and college preparation.

For more information on Signature Music, its Summer Camp or its unique urban Signature Syracuse program, click here


Special Announcement 

Carrie Lazarus announces Signature Music Students as recipients of her foundation, Extraordinary Talent! A generous award has been donated to support students interested in pursuing careers in music. Signature Music will provide 4 deserving and motivated students with lessons for a year. Scholarships have been set up for others to attend Signature's Summer Music Camp at Onondaga Community College, thanks to the mission of Carrie Lazarus to help aspiring musicians to achieve their dreams. Carrie has recognized the efforts of Dick Ford at Signature and his commitment to his students to reach their potential in music and become contributing citizens in our community.





We are now accepting applications to our 2014 Signature Music Summer Camp at Onondaga Community College to be held in July!

Check our online application for information & rates.
Interested parents should call Dick Ford 315-478-7840

Returning teen musicians:  just send us your updated information.

Philanthropic Foodies--A huge THANK YOU, on behalf of the Signature Board of Directors, staff and especially students to all involved with this wonderful event! We are in awe of all they did to support the three charities and so grateful to have been selected as recipients.

Scholarship funding still available

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Syracuse Office / Studio - 509 West Fayette Street, Delavan Center, Syracuse, NY 13204 - Phone: 315-478-7840 - Email: contact@signaturemusic.org