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Middle School Band and Orchestra  Camp

June 10 - 14, 2018 • GRADES 6-9


Junior High Music Camp Student

The Middle School Music Camp offers a week of fun and effective instruction through master classes, sectionals and full rehearsals, and music electives with our excellent faculty and guest musicians, culminating in a finale performance by all campers. Enrollment is open to band students 6th through 9th grades, and orchestra students entering 6th through 8th grades. 9th grade band and orchestra students are eligible to enroll both in the Middle School Camp as well as the High School Camp for a great 2-week transition into playing at the high school level. Students with at least least one year of band or orchestra at school is required.

Please note that the Middle School Music Camp ends on Thursday.


FACULTY


Sharon Toulouse  - Middle School Music Camp Director
Assistant Director of Bands, KU 

Faculty for the Middle School Music Camp consists of faculty and students from KU, and music teaching professionals. Ensemble directors are:

Bands: 
Mike Jones, Director of Bands at Lawrence (KS) High School

Sharon Toulouse, Assistant Director of KU Bands

Orchestra: 
Rachel Dirks, Director of Orchestras at Lawrence (KS) High School


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