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Summer Music Programs

String Orchestra Camp

June 18 – 22, 2018

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New for 2018, we will be offering a Jr. String Orchestra camp for students in grades 4-7, under the direction of Renee Shaw. This younger group will meet everyday that week from 9:00am-noon. Highlights of the camp include string orchestra rehearsals and a concert, individual and group coaching, chamber music and string quartets, master classes, and faculty performances. Students enrolled in grades 8-12 during the 2017-2018 academic year are invited to participate in the Sr. Orchestra Camp. Faculty include Dr. Scott Hippensteel, Heather Austin-Stone, Teresa Gordon, and Camilo Pérez-Mejía.

Financial Aid is available, thanks to a generous donation from Younis Orthodontics.

Please contact Sherry Sykes, Community Music Coordinator, at ssykes@shepherd.edu or 304-876-5248 for more information.

Summer Jazz Camp

June 18 – 22, 2018

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Highlights of the camp include jazz band rehearsals and a concert for both the Junior and Senior levels, individual and group coaching, combo/improvisation classes, theory classes, master classes, and faculty performances. Students enrolled in grades 6-12 during the 2017 – 18 academic year are invited to participate. College students and jazz enthusiasts are also welcome! Faculty include Dr. Kurtis Adams, Kevin Pace, and Ronnie Shaw. 

New Jazz Camp faculty for 2018 include Griffith Kazmierczak on trumpet, and Robert Sykes on piano.

Financial Aid is available, thanks to a generous donation from Younis Orthodontics.

For more information about our summer camps, email Sherry Sykes, Community Music Coordinator, ssykes@shepherd.edu