Summer Band Camp

July 20 - July 26, 2014 - No refunds after June 15, 2014

For Band Instrumentalists (Grades 5-12) Residents: $785; Commuters $575

The WCSU Summer Music Camp is a one-week residential camp for instrumentalists grades 5-12. Students will have the opportunity to perform in traditional concert band, jazz band and orchestra at three different levels. The week will begin with an audition by each participant for ensemble placement and culminate with a concert for the parents. Campers will be housed in Newbury Hall and will be supervised by adult live in counselors who are first aid certified. Free time is spent in organized activities that are age level appropriate such as: concerts and performances by our faculty and guests; movies shown in our full size theater; volleyball, kickball, wiffle ball, frisbee etc.

Whether you are 10 years old and looking forward to attending a music camp for the first time or a high school student looking to expand your playing experience you will find the WCSU Summer Music Camp a stimulating and exciting summer musical experience. Its comprehensive program of instruction and performance opportunities, combined with a versatile sports and recreational program, promises to be one of the most enriching experiences of your life.

Auditions: Students should prepare a selection of their choice that best demonstrates their level of ability.

Scholarships: You may be eligible for one scholarship: NOTE: Scholarship requests must be made prior to May 1, 2014
$100.00 for participation in 2013 all-state or region festival
(please include program)
$100 for participation in youth orchestra
(include 2012 program)

Sample Daily Schedule (subject to change):

8:00am – 8:45am Commuter Drop / Morning Announcements
9:00am – 10:30am Jazz Bands / Chamber Ensembles
10:30am – 12:00pm Choir / Jazz Improv /
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Recreation
2:00pm – 5:00pm Concert Bands / Super Sax Ensembles
5:00pm – 6:00pm Commuter Pick up / Dinner
6:00pm – 9:00pm Concert or organized activity
9:00pm – 10:00pm Free time

Band & Jazz Camp Faculty Biographies

 

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