Midwestern Music Camp (Choir, Jazz, Orchestra and Band- NOW OPEN!

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Thank you for visiting the Midwestern Music Camp page! 

2023  dates:

Date 1: 6/11/2023 - 6/15/2023 (MS/HS Choir, MS/HS Orchestra, HS Jazz) Note: Orchestra is for strings only. 

Date 2: 6/18/2023 - 6/22/2023 (MS/HS Bands)

Thanks to the generous support of the Band of Angels program we will have limited scholarship opportunities available. 

A brief camp description: 

The 2023 Midwestern Music Camp, for both middle school and high school, will begin on Sundays-all campers (including commuters) check in from 10 to noon.

There will be placement auditions all afternoon, an information meeting and a dinner at Mrs. E’s dining hall that evening. The activities should wrap around 8:30 that evening.

For Monday-Wednesday, we go to an 8:30 am-5:00 pm day schedule for clinics, rehearsals and other instructional activities. The culmination of the camp ends Thursday with an open-to-the-public performance in at the Lied Center starting around 1:00, ending around 3:00 pm. Campers will go home at that time. 

Please note: All registrants will receive a detailed information handbook in May that will also include schedules, health forms and audition information.


$650 residents

$425 commuters

Payment options: if you are to receive a BOA Scholarship, a 2022 MMC Award or Sousa or All-State discount of $25, you will receive a code to enter at the end of the registration form. If you have note received a code, please email sash@ku.edu

We cannot wait to see you in June! Thank you for choosing Midwestern Music Camp.

If you have any questions, please email us at musiccamp@ku.edu or sash@ku.edu

Register for 2023 Camps- OPEN!

2022 MMC Guest Artist

Mads Tolling, an internationally renowned violinist and composer, is a two-time Grammy Award-Winner and the 2016 DownBeat Critics Poll Rising Star Violinist. 

2022  MMC Instrumental Faculty

Bassoon Ryan Morris

Clarinet Stephanie Zelnick

Conductor Paul Popiel

Conductor Avian Bear

Electives - Choir Mackenzie Beeton

Electives - Guitar Rebecca Townsend

Electives - Jazz Dan Gailey

Flute Daniel Velasco

Horn Paul Stevens

Oboe Wesley Boehm

Orch Conductor Keith Dodson

Percussion Tom Fabing

Percussion Dylan Bassett

Percussion Theo Musick

Saxophone Vince Gnojek

Strings - Bass Jeff Harshbarger

Strings - Cello Hyerim Mapp

Strings - Viola Boris Vayner

Strings - Violin Manda Deegan

Trombone Will Biggs

Trumpet Steve Leisring

Tuba/Euph Josh Wescott

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