Band Camp Info 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Band Camp

Monday, June 26th- Friday, June 30th, 2017

Dr. John Wojcik, Associate Professor of Music, Augusta University

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The Augusta University Band Camp is open to rising 6th-12th grade band students with at least one year experience and provides middle and high school students with intensive musical experiences and plenty of fun. There are two concert bands, one middle and one high school band. All students will participate in master class instruction specific to each instrument and instrument family taught by local experts. In addition to master classes, music theory, and music history, campers may choose to participate in electives including jazz improvisation, African drumming, piano, ukulele, and jazz band.

Full-day campers will eat lunch together every day at the Jaguar Student Activities Center. Lunch can be purchased or campers may bring their own lunches.

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. (At 5 p.m. on Friday, the campers stay on campus for a pizza party after which they prepare for the concert)

Friday evening concert is at 6:30 p.m. and is a demonstration of much of the music the campers have worked on throughout the week. The concert will be in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on the Summerville Campus and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Fees

Earlybird Registration (Before June 1st): $200
 
Regular Registration (on or after June 1st): $225
 
Members of District/Region receive $25 off the registration fee
 
Members of All-State receive $50 off the registration fee 
 
Click here to pay registration fee online
 
 
 

Choir Camp

MONDAY, JUNE 12TH- FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH, 2017

Dr. Melissa Givens, Assistant professor of music, augusta university

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The Augusta University Choir Camp is open to rising 6th - 12th graders who have had at least one year of choir or private lesson experience.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in the Large Choir, attend master classes and participate in vocal chamber music which will include music ranging from classical to musical theater repertoire.

 

Our camp director this year is Dr. Melissa Givens who is a new faculty member at Augusta University. Dr. Givens performs on concert series throughout the United States and internationally, including recent concerts in Minnesota, Indiana, Calgary, and Houston. A champion of collaborative musical endeavors, she performs with various chamber music groups, including Conspirare: Craig Hella Johnson and Company of Voices, the 2015 Grammy© Award recipient for Best Choral Performance, and Grammy© nominated Ars Lyrica Houston. Her solo appearances on major label releases from both groups have received enthusiastic reviews and she can also be heard on her solo CD, let the rain kiss you. Dr. Givens has invited Dr. John Yarrington from Houston Baptist University to be the guest clinician for this year’s camp. He will be working with the large choir and helping out with other activities throughout the week. Dr. Yarrington has experience working with choirs of all ages in both academic and church music settings.

 

Schedule:

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. (At 5 p.m. on Friday, the campers stay on campus for a pizza party after which they prepare for the concert)

Students will eat lunch together every day at the Jaguar Student Activities Center. Lunch can be purchased or campers may bring their own lunches.

The Friday evening concert is at 6:30 p.m. and is a demonstration of much of the music the campers have worked on throughout the week. The concert will be in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on the Summerville Campus and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

FEES

Earlybird Registration (Before June 1st): $200
 
Regular Registration (on or after June 1st): $225
 
Members of District/Region receive $25 off the registration fee
 
Members of All-State receive $50 off the registration fee 
 
Click here to pay registration fee online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chamber Music Institute

Monday, June 5th- Friday, June 9th, 2017

Dr. Christine Crookall, Professor of Music, Augusta University
Dr. Clara Park, piano faculty, Augusta University
Dr. Laura Tomlin, Director of Orchestras, Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

The Chamber Music Institute is open to advanced string, piano, and select wind instruments and is a week of half-day rehearsal sessions, coached by chamber music experts. Students will be assigned group members and repertoire which they will spend the week learning, while advancing in the craft of performing chamber music.

Those selected to participate will perform two concerts, one Thursday evening at Brandon Wilde, the other Friday evening in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on Augusta University’s Summerville Campus. Transportation is not included for the Brandon Wilde Concert. If a student cannot make both of the concerts, the student will not be able to participate.

Participation is limited and audition-based. Auditions require the performance of a prepared solo work and will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 1pm-5pm. Call 706-731-7971 or email consprog@augusta.edu to secure your audition time as soon as possible.

The Chamber Music Institute is made possible by a generous donation provided by Mr. and Mrs. John J. Chase. Their continued support of the arts provides this camp as a scholarship experience to exceptional music students in the greater Augusta area. Students selected will be required to pay an administrative support fee to secure their position with the camp.

Monday - Friday 1-5 p.m.
Thursday evening concert is at 7:30 p.m.
Friday evening concert is at 6:30 p.m.

Augusta University Opera and Musical Theater Summer Intensive

Monday, July 17 - Sunday, July 30, 2017

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