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Summer Music Camps

Summer 2024 Music Camp

Saturday, July 6–Thursday, July 11, 2024

Immerse yourself in the vibrant musical community at Lebanon Valley College. This week offers a unique opportunity to explore, learn, and grow within the captivating environment of the Music Department. Join us for a memorable week where your musical aspirations come to life!

Designed for musicians of all skill levels grades 9–12, this immersive experience gives campers an opportunity for individual growth, ensemble participation, and artistic exploration.

Available Camps: Senior High Camp – Students entering grades 9 through 12
(Students who are younger may email Jonathan Walker-VanKuren (jowalker@lvc.edu) to inquire about availability.)

*Resident and commuter options are available.

Summer Music Camp 2024 graphic, July 6–11, 2024

Students will participate in:

Daily Masterclass Hour: Our Masterclass Hour is tailored to foster individual instrumental growth. Led by Music Department faculty, this hour focuses on refining skills in brass, woodwind, strings (electric guitar and bass), keyboard (Piano and Organ) percussion (mallet, auxiliary, drum set), and voice.

Ensembles: Campers will experience the height of collaboration with daily participation in both primary and secondary ensembles such as Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Modern Band, or Choir.

Small Group Ensembles: Campers will experience the intimacy of music-making with small group ensembles led by our faculty and talented LVC Music Department students. Students will be given the opportunity to opt in to collaborate within these specialized groups, fostering a sense of community and shared passion for music.

Diverse Daily Electives: Campers get to tailor their musical exploration with a variety of daily electives representing the different experiences of the LVC Music Department. Choose from offerings such as music theory, aural skills, improvisation, musical theatre performance, ukulele, world drumming, class piano, conducting, and audio & music production. Unleash your creativity and broaden your musical horizons.

Performance Showcase: Campers will culminate the week with ensemble performances and dynamic solo/small group recitals.

Private Lessons (optional): See more information below.

Additional Information

For a fee of $150, participants can enhance their musical skills with a package that includes three one-hour private lessons. These lessons are tailored to the individual needs and goals of each camper, offering a focused and customized approach to musical development.

Why Choose the Summer Music Camp Lesson Opportunity?

  1. Personalized Instruction: Benefit from individual attention as our experienced faculty members work closely with you to address specific areas of improvement and provide targeted guidance.
  2. Flexible Scheduling: Lessons will be scheduled at a time that complements the camp schedule, ensuring that participants can make the most of this unique opportunity without conflicting with other camp activities.
  3. Tailored Curriculum: Whether you’re looking to refine your technique, delve into advanced repertoire, or explore a new musical genre, our faculty will tailor the lessons to align with your musical aspirations.
  4. Enhanced Performance Skills: The focused instruction provided in these private lessons will undoubtedly contribute to increased confidence and proficiency, enriching your overall musical performance at the camp.

How to Sign Up:

Participation in LVC Summer Music Camp Private Lessons are available for a limited number of campers, and reservations can be made during the camp registration process. Ensure to secure your spot early to take advantage of this exclusive offering.

Invest in your musical growth and make the most of your time at the Lebanon Valley College Music Department Summer Music Camp with the Summer Music Camp Lesson Opportunity. Elevate your skills, refine your artistry, and embark on a transformative musical journey!

Senior High Resident Camper: $550

Senior High Commuter Camper: $275

A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration.  Deposit payment will be made electronically using a credit or debit card.

 

1st payment is due by April 15, 2024:

  • Resident Campers: $275.00
  • Commuter Campers: $137.50

2nd Payment is due by May 15, 2024:

  • Resident Campers: $275.00
    Commuter Campers: $137.50

 

Refund Policy:

  • Until April 15: 100% Refund
  • Until May 15: Refund not including $150 deposit
  • After May 15: No refund available

 

Summer Camp Private Lesson Fee: $150*

*Participation in Summer Music Camp Private Lessons is optional and for a limited number of campers.