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Middle School Virtual Band and Orchestra  Camp

2020 Camp Dates

Monday, June 15- Wednesday, June 17, 2020


Junior High Music Camp Student

The Middle School Music Camp offers a week of fun and effective instruction through master classes, sectionals and full rehearsals, and music electives with our excellent faculty and guest musicians, culminating in a finale performance by all campers. Enrollment is open to band students 6th through 9th grades, and orchestra students entering 6th through 8th grades. 9th grade band and orchestra students are eligible to enroll both in the Middle School Camp as well as the High School Camp for a great 2-week transition into playing at the high school level. Students with at least least one year of band or orchestra at school is required.

Please note that the Middle School Music Camp ends on Thursday.


2020 Conductors

Crimson Band - Megan Hoelscher, Indian Woods Middle School (Overland Park, KS)
Blue Band - Sharon Toulouse, KU
Orchestra - Jennifer Klinkenberg, Prairie Trail Middle School (Olathe KS)

Additional faculty will be comprised of KU faculty and graduate students, along with regional music teachers.


 


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