Check out these awesome summer band camps!
•One of the nation’s largest, finest and most comprehensive summer band camp experiences and leadership training events, the “Bands of America Summer Symposium & Leadership Weekend” includes separate tracks for drum majors, marching band, concert band, jazz band, marching percussion, world percussion, color guard and even orchestra strings! Leadership development training is also an important and integral part of the symposium. Participants come together for evening performances by outstanding “world class” musical artists, as well as a major DCI show featuring the defending world-champion Cavaliers, Madison Scouts, Bluecoats, Glassmen and four other drum & bugle corps.
•An excellent and highly recommended “ultimate summer band camp” experience
•Visit the BOA website for much more information and to download a multimedia brochure
•Many student leaders and Drum Majors from the Rosemount HS Band have attended the BOA Summer Symposium over the years and Mr. Olsen has attended the symposium 12 different summers, and all who have experienced BOA highly recommend this experience as one of the best!
St. Olaf Summer Music Camp
Occurs in mid-June - one week in length - see wesbite for specific dates
St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota)
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•Participants rehearse and perform in a large ensemble (band, choir and/or orchestra), as well two to three classes in areas like ear training, beginning theory, conducting basics, jazz improvisation and chamber music. Two private lessons with a St. Olaf faculty member are included, with an optional package of two additional lessons for an extra fee. Current and former St. Olaf College students serve as counselors, and there are several social and recreational activities available throughout the week, in addition to student and faculty recitals each evening. A final camp concert open to the public concludes the experience.
•This is an outstanding and high quality summer music camp experience!
•The facilities, food and faculty are truly outstanding! St. Olaf College has a reputation as one of the top collegiate music programs in the midwest! This is a special opportunity for you to experience an outstanding college music program via a fun summer camp experience - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED SUMMER CAMP!
Summer Saxophone Workshop
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN (see wesbite for specific dates)
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Registration deadline is April 1 (Early Bird Discount deadline is March 1).
Individual saxophonists and active quartets are invited to join the Ancia Saxophone Quartet for an inspiring week of music making at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. The Ancia Quartet is one of the Midwest’s premiere saxophone quartets, and its members are experienced music educators. Celebrated saxophonist and educator Eugene Rousseau will appear as a guest artist. College and high school students, advanced middle level students, and adult players of all ages may apply. Participants will be placed in quartets for coaching, masterclasses and performances.
The Ancia Saxophone Quartet was founded in 1990 as an ensemble dedicated to the creation and performance of new works for saxophone quartet as well as the performance of traditional saxophone quartet repertoire. Based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, the quartet has performed concerts and presented educational workshops in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Ancia Saxophone Quartet has appeared frequently on Minnesota Public Radio, and has hosted annual summer workshops since 1999.
Terrific Jazz & Instrumental Summer Camp in beautiful Door County, WI:
Birch Creek Music Performance Center
South of the River Drumset Camp - ROSEMOUNT HS
Occurs in mid-July - one week in length - see website for specific dates (9 AM-4 PM each day)
Eagan, MN (Blackhawk Middle School)
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•Full Fee: TBD (was $200 last year), June 8 Deadline
•The camp is open to grades 6-12 (the average camper is grade 9 & 10)
•In addition to instruction in many styles of drumset playing, each student receives a specially compiled book of exercises and transcriptions that is used as the text of the camp and a resource CD full of examples of important players and styles.
•Each camp concludes with a performance that is open to the public.
•Several sponsoring drum companies offer door prizes that are presented to the participants at the final concert.
•Instructors include: Dan Hosteler, Brett Lobben, Ben Anderson and Barry Peterson
•Highly Recommended Awesome camp for the study of Drum Set!
MALLET PERCUSSION - MacPhail Center For Music - MINNEAPOLIS
•Mallet Percussion Camp, occurs mid-June (6:30-9 PM), open to students in grades 9-12, highly motivated intermediate to advanced keyboard percussionists
•All classes will meet in downtown Minneapolis at the MACPHAIL CENTER FOR MUSIC
1128 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
REGISTER: by calling 612.321.0100
TELEPHONE: If you have questions, call the Instructor: 612.321.0100, ext. 410 (ask for Bob Adney)
•Full Fee: $280
•Registration Deadline: June 3
•Outstanding professional percussionists serve as instructors for this experience:
Instructors: Bob Adney, Steve Roehm & Eric Strom
•Topics covered: performance technique on all mallet keyboard instruments, survey of 2 & 4 mallet techniques, mallet keyboard history, survey of repertoire and recordings, buying a mallet keyboard, audition strategies and much more!
For serious music students who are interested in a highly challenging and rewarding musical experience, and are potentially considering a career in music performance. These are memorable musical experiences that will introduce you to the world of professional music performance. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS THE BEST SUMMER MUSICAL EXPERIENCES IN THE NATION!
Tanglewood Institute, June - August (2 - 8 week programs)