Junior High Band Camp

JUNE 12-16, 2016

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 6, 2016

Resident Camper: $425
Commuter: $275

JUNIOR HIGH BAND CAMP HANDBOOK (coming soon)
JUNIOR HIGH BAND CAMP SCHEDULE (coming soon)

Please direct all camp-related questions to Amy Dykes, Assistant Camp Coordinator at MusicCampsAmy@gmail.com.

Summary

The Junior High School Band Camp is a unique opportunity for young woodwind, brass, and percussion players to experience the band experience outside of their own school program. The camp is structured to improve individual performance skills, while allowing the campers to interact with other young musicians in music and socially.

Junior High Band Camp Faculty 2016

Coming Soon

A Typical Day at Camp

Each day will be filled with music instruction and social activities. A typical day will include:

  • sectionals
  • full band rehearsal
  • class lessons
  • music elective
  • recreation time
  • afternoon and night activities

Afternoon & Night Activities

Afternoon and night activities will vary day-to-day. Activities will include:

  • movie night
  • dance night
  • visits to the University Game Room
  • outdoor recreation

Faculty

The campers are taught by outstanding junior high and high school band directors and musicians from across the state. Each faculty member has vast experience in training and rehearsing young band musicians.

Auditions

Auditions will be held the first day of the camp, immediately following camper check-in. Each camper should have a prepared piece of 1-2 minutes that will demonstrate his/her best playing ability. The audition will also consist of major scales and the chromatic scale. Percussionists should be prepared to perform a snare etude, a keyboard etude, snare rudiments and scales on the keyboard.

Grand Concert

The last night of the camp will feature a Grand Concert, with all of the bands performing for parents and friends. The camp will be officially concluded at the end of the concert.






School of Music
Sam Houston State University
1751 Avenue I, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-1360

www.shsu.edu/music

A Member of the Texas State University System


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