Registration begins April 1, 2013 for the 2013l UCA/CSM Summer Strings Camp! If you are unable to download the registration form below, please contact our office and we will email or mail you one.
FIFTH ANNUAL SUMMER STRINGS CAMP: JULY 21-27, 2013!
Read below for more complete information!!
FAULKNER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: July 29-August 10! UCA will host the first week of the Faulkner Chamber Music Festival for the second year. Email Jo Preece at firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.faulknerchambermusicfestival.org for more information.
2013 Fifth Annual CSM Summer Strings Camp
On campus campers: July 21-27, 2013
Commuters: July 22-27, 2013
Camp Director & Conductor - Mike Burkepile
Guest Conductor - Jesse Collett
Assistant Camp Director - Susan Burkepile
Activities and Dorm Life Director - Roshell Cobb
Additional Teachers - To be announced.
The UCA Community School of Music announces a comprehensive week long program for violin, viola, cello, and double bass players at the early to intermediate levels of instruction and beyond. Students should have completed at least one year of private lessons or one year of orchestra before applying for camp. The camp is primarily for 6th - 12th grade students. On-campus campers will check into the dorm on July 21. Commuters will check in by 8 am on Monday, July 22.
Activities during the day will include rehearsals, a fiddle demonstration, a Rock Music Videoconference, music theory games and a talent show.
Night activities will be available for both commuters and on-campus campers and include Swim Night, Movie/Game Night,Ultimate Frisbee and a Camp Dance!
The camp will end with an awesome concert Saturday morning, July 27. On-campus housing in the Jefferson D. Farris Honors College Hall is available for students from out of town. Register by July 1 and save $25 to reserve your room in this beautiful recently-built dorm. All students, commuters and on-campus, will have meal tickets for the cafeteria (cost is included in your tuition). Commuters will receive a lunch meal ticket for Monday thru Friday (5 tickets) and on-campus campers will receive tickets for three meals a day.
Regular camp hours for commuters are 8:15 am until 5 pm Monday - Friday; drop off will be at the front (south) entrance of the Snow Fine Arts Center (SFAC). On the first full day of activities, July 22, commuting students will check in between 7:15 and 8am in the lobby of SFAC. The first session will be held at 8:15am in the Recital Hall; students will then be separated into groups and given a week-long class schedule. After the first day, commuters may be dropped off between 7:30 and 8am. Rehearsals begin at 8:15am.
Commuter Tuition: $185 - payment received by July 1
$210 (includes a late fee of $25) payment between July 2-18
On-Campus Tuition: $385 - payment must be received by July 1.
$410 (includes a late fee of $25) - payment between July 2-6
Students staying on campus check in on July 21. Students must check out on July 27. Meals will be served at Christian Cafeteria, just across from the Snow Fine Arts Center.
A free Camp T-shirt is provided for campers who register by July 1. Mark your size on the registration application. Parents or siblings may order extra shirts for $8 for each additional shirt. Please include sizes needed if ordering extra, include the cost in your tuition check, and make your order by July 1.
Cancellations made prior to July 9 will be refunded in the amount of the tuition paid, minus the registration fee of $20 (included in the tuition cost).
All policies and conditions of the Community School of Music are agreed upon when a registration form is completed and returned to us. For our policies please call us at 450-5755 or 450-3672, or visit our web site at uca.edu/csm
Performance groups will include the:
Bear Quintet: Advanced students selected by conductors for work study prior to camp. They will serve as Camp Counselors and receive free room and board.
If needed, additional counselors will make up a second quintet or a quartet and receive a 50% discount on tuition.
Bear Orchestra: Intermediate to Advanced - Approximately Grades 9 -12 (as of Spring 2013)
Purple Orchestra: Beginner to Intermediate - Approximately Grades 6-8 (as of Spring 2013)
Please contact the CSM office to obtain a registration form if you are unable to download the form on our website. The registration form (medical and participant release forms are included) should be returned to us with a check, or you may pay by credit or debit card.
If you have any questions, or wish to pay by debit or credit card over the phone, contact either:
Teresa Bumgarner, CSM Assistant Jann Bryant, CSM DIrector