479-575-6491 cms@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas Summer Music Camp

is delighted to announce

our Guest Artists-in-Residence for 2018

the

Viridian Saxophone Quartet

Jr. High Band Camp – July 8-13, 2018

Sr. High Band Camp – July 15-20, 2018

Jr./Sr. High Orchestra Camp – July 15-20, 2018

 

What makes this camp special?

Our mission is to improve the performance skills and broaden the knowledge of individual musicians through a comprehensive curriculum designed for the varying ability levels of the participants.

  • Specialists on every instrument
  • Nationally recognized artists, teachers, and conductors
  • Private lessons (additional cost)
  • Comprehensive program including band, orchestra, stage band, and smaller ensembles
  • Dedicated, experienced staff
  • Well-equipped, comfortable facilities
  • Six hours of instruction per day
  • Performance in at least one large ensemble during camp
  • Planned, supervised recreational activities are available during appropriate non-instructional times.  
  • Counselors, artist-teachers, and conductors are hand-picked from across the nation based on their musical skills and rapport with young people.

 

Eligibility

Participants must have been enrolled in school band, orchestra or private instruction during the 2017-2018 school year and must be recommended by their music instructors (indicated by signature on application).

  • Jr. High campers are those completing grades 6-8 in spring 2018.
  • Sr. High campers are those completing grades 9-12 in spring 2018.
  • ALL string students will attend Orchestra Camp July 15-20, 2018.

Camp Director

W. Dale Warren

Professor of Music and Sr. Wind Band Conductor

University of Arkansas

Head Counselor

Mike Major

Band Director

McDonald Middle School, Garland, Texas

Head Counselor

Laura Jean Otto

Elementary School Teacher

Balch Springs, Texas

Important Phone Numbers

  • Camp Office (available July 8 – 20 only): 479-601-1763
  • Music Camp Registration: 479-575-6491
  • Maple Hill Dormitory: 479-718-2590
  • University Operator: 479-575-2000
  • Campus Police: 479-575-2222

Thanks to our Sponsors!