Music Camps Tune Up On Baylor Campus

June 1, 2001

by Erika Snoberger, student newswriter

Six junior high- and high school-level music camps will begin on June 3 at Baylor University. Week-long band camps will feature a mixture of individual and ensemble instruction, private lessons and master classes.

In addition, an organ institute and a piano institute will be offered for solo instruction. Baylor music school staff and Waco music teachers will provide instruction for the camps.

Each camp begins on a Sunday and culminates with camp-wide concerts on Saturday. Musicians range in experience and age and will include incoming seventh-graders to high school seniors.

The following is a list of dates for each camp:

High school band and orchestraJune 3-9

Junior high string orchestraJune 10-16

High school string quartetJune 10-16

Summer Organ InstituteJune 10-16

Junior high band campJune 17-23

Summer Piano InstituteJune 17-23

For more information, please contact Barry Hopper, associate professor of trumpet and coordinator of brass, at (254) 710-6579 for band camps, Dr. James Williams, professor of piano and director of keyboard studies, at (254) 710-1417 for the piano institute or Dr. Joyce Jones, the Joyce Oliver Bowden Professor of Organ and Organist-in-Residence, at (254) 710-6509 for the organ institute.

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