Athena Music and Leadership Camp
June 9-13, 2019 | Reinhardt University
Named for the Greek goddess of the arts and wisdom, the Athena Music and Leadership Camp is the first to provide middle and high school-aged musicians a five-day, music camp experience while emphasizing leadership and team-building skills. Athena encourages musical excellence through performance fundamentals, theoretical understanding, and music appreciation while offering insights to the music profession and advancing knowledge and awareness of future opportunities in music and music education. Our faculty consists of professional women who teach band, orchestra, and private music lessons at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. Campers participate in large and small ensemble rehearsals, master classes, music theory and conducting classes, leadership and empowerment workshops, and recreational activities.
All Things Flute Summer Camp
June 17-21, 2019 | July 15-19, 2019
A week long, half-day flute skills and performance camp. Led by respected educator, Anna Hobgood, our week will be spent sharpening musical tools enabling your flutist to shine. Time will be divided between building technique, empowering expression, developing sight reading skills, ensemble rehearsals and building a wind instrument. Marietta, GA
Georgia State University Summer Programs
Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute
The Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute is a series of seminars and masterclasses geared toward music educators, graduate student conductors, church musicians, community choir conductors, and any conductor looking to grow as an artist. The Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute is proud to host Dr. Deanna Joseph and guest Dr. Daniel Bara in an institute for conductors of all experiences and levels.
Summer Jazz Workshop
The Georgia State University Summer Jazz Workshop has earned a reputation for offering an outstanding program over the last 12 years. The focus of the summer program is on jazz combos where each combo is coached by one of our renowned faculty members. We assemble educators and performers dedicated to providing an intensive learning experience for musicians from middle school through high school at all levels. Classes in jazz improvisation, jazz theory, combo performance, and master class sessions allow students the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential. All students have an opportunity to participate in the famous Thursday evening Jam Session. The combo rehearsals are led by our instructors, where students are matched with others of the same ability level.
Summer Leadership Institute
The Summer Leadership Institute fosters growth within the leadership of high school band programs. During this two-day event, 400 students from around the Southeast come together to learn effective leadership strategies and skills that will better equip them for leading themselves, their sections, and their band.
Atlanta Saxophone Day
Atlanta Saxophone Day is an annual event held in September and is open to participants of all ages and skill levels. This one-day event hosts masterclasses, focus sessions, saxophone ensembles, artist and participant recitals, and exhibitors. Each year, Atlanta Saxophone Day features a world-class guest artist. Recent guest artists include Chien-Kwan Lin, Claude Delangle, Frederick Hemke, and Debra Richtmeyer. The 2019 Guest Artist is John Sampen of Bowling Green State University.
Double Reed Day
Participants of all ages and performance levels are invited to join Georgia State University School of Music for Double Reed Day! A beginners track is available for students new to double reeds, as well as an advanced track for more experienced players. Join us for master classes, double reed ensembles, recitals, exhibitors, and more! Beginning Track participants receive an hour workshop dedicated to building a strong foundation of introductory technique, then go on to join the Advanced Track in master classes, artist recitals, and the Double Reed Ensemble. All participants should bring their instrument and be ready to play!
Kennesaw State University Summer Programs
KSU Summer Horn Festival
June 8-11, 2019 The KSU Summer Horn Festival is an intensive, four-day masterclass series June 8-11, 2019 hosted by KSU Artists-in-Residence Richard Williams and Jason Eklund. The Summer Horn Festival is open to high school through graduate level horn students and auditors.
KSU Summer Band Director Symposium
This 4-day Clinic (June 17-20, 2019) is for BOTH Middle School and High School Band Directors, and features Gary Green. Afternoon sessions in band pedagogy will be presented along with sessions by KSU Faculty. Conducting or non-conducting options are available in the morning sessions. Deadline is May 1st to apply.
KSU Summer Music Institute
The week-long (June 3-7, 2019), summer music institute (9am – 5pm each day) hosted by the Kennesaw State University School of Music will immerse students in an exploration of music performance through a wide variety of instructional and interactive activities. Open to rising high school freshmen through graduating high school seniors, this experience is specifically designed to improve individual and group musical performance. The camp is offered for band, orchestra, choir, piano, jazz, and recorder students. The cost for the 2019 Summer Music Institute is $345 per student and includes lunch in the nationally recognized KSU Dining Commons, Monday-Friday. The intensive runs 9am – 5pm each day.
Spivey Hall Summer Music Camp
The Spivey Hall Summer Music Camp is a fun, week-long day camp JUNE 10-14 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM) for boys and girls entering grades 4 through 7. Mr. Craig Hurley is the camp director. This camp creates a community of young people who enjoy making music with others and want to become better singers and musicians. Participation is open to students with and without previous music experience. The camp emphasizes total musical development through a broad range of activities. Students will participate in chorus, a percussion ensemble, play tone chimes, engage in folk dancing, develop basic piano skills, participate in group activities and games, meet new friends, and discover new talents, all culminating in a free public concert in Spivey Hall! Limited spots are available (only 45 students will be accepted). Registrations are processed on a first come, first serve basis. Register NOW!