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Chamber Camp

June 15-18, 2014High School Chamber Music/ Piano Camp

Registration Deadline

June 2, 2014

Resident Camper: $310.00
Commuter: $165.00

HS Chamber Music/Piano Camp Handbook (Coming Soon)

Piano

Summary
We are focused on providing a fun and enriching music education for all students who participate in our program.
Pianists will spend three days of individual and chamber music lessons with highly qualified piano faculty, classes in keyboard techniques and music history and literature, master classes and the opportunity to perform in a concert.

Activities

  • Individual piano lessons
  • Chamber Music class- every student will be matched up by level and experience with other camp students to prepare and perform music for four hands one piano, six hands one piano, eight hands two pianos
  • Keyboard Collaborative Techniques class- rhythm and sight reading techniques, and understanding of the piano as an instrument
  • Music History and Literature – campers will explore composers, musical periods, keyboard literature and styles in this multimedia class.

Auditions
The auditions will take place on Sunday, after or prior to registration in the Recital Hall (see schedule).  Each camper should prepare two solo pieces by memory. ALL ability and experience levels are welcome.

Performance
The final performance will take place at 5:00pm on the last day of camp. Each camper will perform a solo piece and a chamber music piece that they worked on during camp.
The location will be indicated on the schedule and registration packet.
All campers must perform in the final performance. Camp will conclude at the end of the performance.

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
  • other activities as announced

Faculty
The campers are taught by outstanding SHSU piano faculty. Each faculty members has vast experience in teaching young musicians.

 

Winds and Strings

Summary
The Sam Houston State University Chamber Music Camp for strings, piano, and winds, will be held June 15-18.  This program is designed for young musicians who wish to participate in intensive chamber music training.  The schedule consists of daily coaching, rehearsals, master classes, performances and theory lessons by faculty of Sam Houston State University.  Pre-formed groups with prepared repertoire will be able to perform in opening master classes.
Activities

  • Individual lessons- students will study privately with Sam Houston State University applied music faculty.
  • Chamber Music class- every student will be matched up by level and experience with other camp students to prepare and perform music for their appropriate discipline.
  • Master class- students will enjoy classes appropriate to their specific instrument.
  • Music Theory – campers will explore the fundamentals of music in this informative environment.

Auditions
The auditions will take place on Sunday, before or after registration.  Each camper should prepare material that will display their ability level. ALL ability and experience levels are welcome.

Performance
The final performance will take place at 5:00pm on the last day of camp. Each camper will perform a music piece that they prepared during the camp.
The location will be indicated on the schedule and registration packet.
All campers must perform in the final performance. Camp will conclude at the end of the performance.

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

  • movie night
  • dance night
  • visits to the University game room
  • other activities as announced

Faculty
The campers are taught by outstanding SHSU applied faculty. Each faculty member has vast experience in teaching young musicians.


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