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Music Camp (Junior)

music camp

music camp

July 6-10

$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 May 15)

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

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.

Beginning Band

Beginning Band Camp is an exciting opportunity to get a jump start on the school year by exploring and beginning to learn a brand new instrument — all under the direction of BJU’s music faculty, professionals who are nationally recognized for their musical excellence. No prior experience required on your instrument.

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 for your family and friends
  • All classes and lessons taught by BJU’s music faculty
  • Music will be provided for all campers.

Available instruments: trumpet, trombone, baritone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, percussion

Intermediate Band and Intermediate String Orchestra

Intermediate Band or String Orchestra provides a great opportunity to strengthen your musical skills with a focus on large group performance, with all sessions taught by professional musicians from BJU’s Division of Music. Minimum of at least one year playing experience on your instrument is required. A limited number of instruments are available for rental for $10 for the week (no fee for use of percussion instruments).

  • 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
  • Enjoy daily recreation and a “musical scavenger hunt”
  • Intermediate Orchestra will also include a more advanced, select Chamber Orchestra
  • All campers will sing in the camp choir
  • All campers will experience the thrill of performing in a final concert for family and friends

Piano

Piano campers will enjoy a variety of daily keyboard related classes in addition to private or group instruction each day. All lessons and classes are taught by professional musicians from BJU’s Division of Music.

  • Piano campers should bring both classical and sacred music they are currently working on for study in lessons and performance in recitals.
  • Develop skills through built-in practice time
  • Participate in handbell ensembles
  • Enjoy daily recreation and a “musical scavenger hunt”
  • All campers will sing in the camp choir
  • All campers will experience the thrill of performing in a final concert for family and friends

Schedule

Junior Music Camp begins on Monday and runs from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily except for Beginning Band which ends at 11:30 a.m. 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.

Sample Schedule

  • 8-11:30 a.m. — Bible study/devotional time, large group rehearsals, piano classes, recreation
  • 11:45 a.m. — Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. — Bible study
  • 1-4:45 p.m. — Camp choir, sectionals, piano classes, musical games, large group rehearsals
Paul Jantz

Paul Jantz

Camp director
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*Grade as of September 2015

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