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Thank you to our 2021 VMMC campers! We had over 600 participants from 37 states and five countries!  We would also like to thank Band of Angels for their generous assistance in sponsoring the event. We look forward to returning to our traditional residential camp in June of 2022.  Look for more information this fall on next year's camp.


2021 VMMC Guest Artists

  • Jens Lindemann, trumpet  
  • Jessy J, saxophone 
  • Dunwoody Mirvil, trombone 
  • Grace Kelly, saxophone 
  • Colleen McCullough, violin
  • Kevin Puckett, Music Marketing and Business
  • Michael Brandvold, Music Marketing and Business
  • Tim "Tuba" Smith, Music Industry
  • Ann Hause, Music Industry
  • Andy Hause, Music Industry


2021 VMMC Faculty

  • Dr. Daniel Velasco, flute
  • Dr. Margaret Marco, oboe
  • Dr. Eric Stomberg, bassoon
  • Dr. Stephanie Zelnick, clarinet
  • Professor Vince Gnojek, saxophone
  • Professor Steve Leisring, trumpet
  • Dr. Paul Stevens, horn
  • Dr. Michael Davidson, trombone
  • Professor Scott Watson, tuba
  • Dr. Sam Um, percussion
  • Professor Dylan Bassett, percussion
  • Professor Erin Wood, harp
  • Dr. David Colwell, violin
  • Dr. Boris Vayner, viola
  • Dr. Hannah Collins, cello
  • Professor Jeff Harshbarger, bass
  • Professor Richard Ryan, bass
  • Dr. Colin Roust, music history
  • Dr. Brad Osborn, music theory


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