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High School Band and Orchestra Camp

Open to entering 9th graders through graduated 12th graders

2020 Camp Dates

Sunday, June 14- Thursday, June 19, 2020

Band and Orchestra Camp

Music Camp Band The High School Band and Orchestra Camp features outstanding KU faculty and guest artists/teachers teaching the skills and knowledge necessary for high school students of various levels to improve their playing and perform at a high level in rehearsals and concerts. Through master classes, sectionals, chamber music, and ensemble rehearsals, students experience a higher standard of musicianship, enhance their technique, and gain the confidence to attain that new standard.

2020 Conductors

Music Camp Orchestra

Crimson Band - Paul W. Popiel, KU (High School Band Camp Director, Director of Bands, KU)
Blue Band - Sharon Toulouse, KU
Orchestra - Carolyn Watson (High School Orchestra Camp Director, Director of Orchestral Activities, KU)

Additional faculty will be comprised of KU faculty and graduate students, along with regional music teachers.


School of Music Calendar
Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
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