Located in Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin International Music Festival was founded in 1964. It comprises a music school, two artists' concert series and the Gamper Festival of contemporary music, a six-week residency program held at the Bowdoin College in Brunswick. It enrolls more than 200 graduate, college and high school level students and enhances their artistic development through a concentrated program of instrumental study and composition with its faculty. Through its concert presentations, Bowdoin International Music Festival brings performers of international stature and a variety of musical programs to thousands of residents and summer visitors. Its music school is an internationally acclaimed program designed for students who want to advance their musical skills.