Midwestern Music (Band & Orchestra) Camp

Thank you for visiting the Midwestern Music Camp page! The 2023 registration will open on March 1st, 2023.  

2023  dates: 

Date 1: 6/11/2022 - 6/15/2023

Date 2: 6/18/2022 - 6/22/2023

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.

Payment options: if you are to receive a Sousa or All-State discount of $25, please email this information to sash@ku.edu. You may go ahead and register your student and “Cancel” out of the payment option-their information will remain recorded in the registration. We will send an adjusted invoice link for payment via email. If you are the beneficiary of a Band of Angles scholarship follow the same steps above and email sash@ku.edu your scholarship acceptance and we will process it.

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 2022 Camps- Registration is now closed

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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A Midwestern Music Camper playing drums
A Midwestern Music Camper playing clarinet
Midwestern Music Campers playing horns