Junior High & High School Orchestra Camp (CANCELED)

2021 SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION COMING SOON

As part of our response to COVID-19 and minimizing social contact,
SHSU School of Music canceled all summer camps for Summer 2020.
We are currently evaluating Summer 2021.

June 21-25, 2020 - CANCELED

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 14, 2020

Resident Camper: $425
Commuter: $290

ORCHESTRA CAMP HANDBOOK

Summary

The Orchestra Camp is a unique opportunity for young orchestral string players to experience the musical ensemble 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.

A Typical Day at Camp

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

  • sectionals
  • full orchestra rehearsal
  • chamber music
  • 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

Auditions

Auditions will be held the first day of the camp, immediately following camper check-in. Campers will need to prepare a 2-3 minute solo or musical selection for auditions.

Grand Concert

The last night of the camp will feature a Grand Concert, with all of the orchestras 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