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general information

Auditions:
Auditions are held on the first Sunday of the camp. Auditions are used to place students in the large ensembles, not for camp participation. THERE IS NO REQUIRED AUDITION TO ATTEND THE CAMP.

 

Daily Schedule:
Each day consists of the following sessions:

  • Masterclasses with faculty members on specialized instruments

  • Group sectionals

  • Large ensemble rehearsals

  • Chamber music rehearsal time

  • Individual practice time (coaches are available for additional assistance)

 

In addition, each day offers breakout sessions on the following subjects:

  • Music Theory

  • Composition

  • Conducting

  • Alexander Technique

  • And more depending on each year’s guest speakers/instructors!

 

Student Recital Concert:

The students perform solos and small ensemble literature of their choosing that they spend the week preparing. This culminates in a student recital that is open to the public. The faculty choose outstanding performers from this recital to perform at the end of the week concert.

 

Concert:
The week ends in a culminating concert featuring the large ensembles as well as chosen student soloists and ensembles from the student recital. The concert is free to the public and is professionally recorded and broadcast over the internet.