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Music Camp (Junior)

July 7-11

$75 (Beginning Band; day camp only; no lunch)
$150 (for day camp; includes lunch)
$250 (for out-of-town overnight 7th & 8th graders*)

($95 / $170 / $270 after April 15)

Beginning Band: Grades 5-8*
Intermediate Band: Grades 6-8*
Intermediate String Orchestra: Grades 5-8*
Piano: Grades 5-8*

Beginning Band

Come to camp with zero experience on your instrument and get a jump start on the school year. Instruments will be provided at no extra cost.

Camp begins on Monday and runs from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. The week concludes on Friday with a final Beginning Band Concert for family and friends at 11 a.m.

  • Each day will include class lessons, theory, and beginning band rehearsals
  • Learn through musical games and special activities
  • Participate in a final concert
  • All classes and lessons taught by BJU's top-notch music faculty
  • Music will be provided for all campers.

Intermediate Band and Intermediate String Orchestra

Minimum 1 year of experience required. A limited number of certain instruments are available for rental for $10 for the week (no fee for use of percussion instruments).

Junior Music Camp is an exciting, fast-moving week filled with singing, large group performance, daily competitions and recreational activities—all under the direction of BJU’s top-notch music faculty, professionals who have dedicated their lives to helping young people develop their musical abilities.

  • Participate in sight-reading auditions on Monday for chair placement in large ensembles
  • Be challenged in sectional and ensemble rehearsals
  • Learn through musical games and special activities
  • Participate in a final concert
  • Sing in the camp choir

Piano

  • Private instruction and group lessons
  • Develop skills through built-in practice time
  • Attend a variety of piano and basic musicianship classes
  • Participate in handbell ensembles
  • Participate in final recitals
  • Sing in the camp choir

Music

All campers should bring both classical and sacred music they are currently working on for study in lessons and performance in recitals.

Schedule

Camp begins on Monday and runs from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily. The week concludes on Friday with piano recitals at 2:30 p.m. and an all-camp concert at 4 p.m.

7th- and 8th-grade campers from out of town who are staying in the residence halls may be picked up either after the concert on Friday (preferred) or on Saturday before noon.

*Grade as of September 2014

Save $10 per camper
  • By having 2 or more campers from same household
Save $10 per camp
  • If you attend multiple camps
Save $100 per camp
  • Day camp option for Sr. High

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