LSM Academy 2018

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Valparaiso University

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Directions to Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, 1 hour southeast of Chicago and 2.5 hours north of Indianapolis.  Follow the signs to Valparaiso.

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From Chicago O’Hare International Airport, take I-190 E to I-294 S and I-80 E. Take exit 15A from I-80E and follow IN-51 to Walnut St. in Valparaiso. Follow signs to the university. Approximate travel time: 1-2 hours.

From Indianapolis, take Interstate I-65 North to IN-2 E in Eagle Creek Township. Take exit 240 from I-65 N. Follow IN-2 E to Walnut Street in Valparaiso. Follow signs to the university. Approximate travel time: 2-3 hours.

Hotel Arrangements

Lutheran Summer Music (LSM) has reserved a block of rooms at each of the following hotels for Festival week (July 25-29, 2018). Rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis and are managed directly by the hotel. Please call the hotel with specific questions about your stay.


Country Inn & Suites

2020 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383


$95/night plus tax 


Hampton Inn & Suites

1451 Silhavy Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383


  $129/night plus tax


Fairfield Inn

 2101 E Morthland Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383


$140/night plus tax

Concerts and Recitals

LSM hosts many recitals and concerts throughout our time together each summer. Please find the calendar below filled with the many events taking place on campus this summer. Most events involving students will begin during Festival Week, July 25-29.

Half-session concluding events will take place the weekend of July 13-15.

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