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VOCAL / CHOIR CAMP
JULY 15-19, 2019

INSTRUMENTAL CAMP
JULY 22-26, 2019

  • General Information

    CBU Summer Music Camps provide high-level musical training for young musicians through intensive, week-long camps. These camps focus on musicianship, pedagogy, theory and performance through daily rehearsals and classes. Open to students of all ages, the CBU camps foster growth and character in each musician while building the great tradition of music appreciation.

  • Registration Fees

    All week-long camps run daily from 9AM to 4PM

    • Choir Camp
      Commuter Camp $195 per student
    • Band and Orchestra Camp
      Commuter Camp $195 per student
  • Choir Camp Divisions

    Junior Choir Camp (Grades 4 - 6)
    Students will explore music in a large ensemble setting while making new friends. This camp will focus on the basics of singing and music theory while performing unison and two-part music. No prior musical experience is necessary. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

    Intermediate Choir Camp (Grades 7 - 8)
    Developing singers will have the opportunity to advance while performing a variety of choral repertoire. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of choral singing, sight singing, and musicianship. Prior singing experience is preferred, but not required. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

    Advanced Choir Camp (Grades 9 - 12)
    High school singers will advance in their vocal skills and musicianship while performing a variety of four-part (SATB) choral works. Emphasis will be placed on producing a rich, vibrant tone, sight singing, and closely following the conductor. Prior singing experience is encouraged. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

  • Band / Orchestra Camp Divisions

    Intermediate Concert Band Camp (Grades 7 - 9)
    Available to middle school students who have played their instrument (woodwinds, brass, and percussion) for at least one year. Emphasis on reinforcing good fundamental technique on the instrument, including breath support, tone quality, and intonation. Grade 2-3 repertoire. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

    Advanced Concert Band Camp (Grades 9 - 12)
    Available to high school students who have played their instrument for at least two years. Areas of emphasis will include characteristic tone production, and advanced concepts of intonation, blend and balance. Grade 3-4 repertoire will be studied. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

    Intermediate String Orchestra Camp (Grades 7 - 9)
    For middle school string players (violin, viola, cello, and double bass) with at least one year of previous experience. Emphasis will be on developing excellent technique and applying that to the repertoire. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

    Advanced String Orchestra Camp (Grades 9 - 12)
    Designed for the more advanced high school string player, the program offers students a week-long orchestral experience. A variety of challenging works for strings will be performed. At least two years of experience is expected. The ensemble will perform for friends and family in the Camp Concert on Friday afternoon.

Next Steps

Camp fee includes camp T-shirt, lunch daily, performance materials, and camp concert.

To officially reserve your spot at camp, the following information is required:

Registration open until July 2, 2019