CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

SUMMER MUSIC INSTITUTE

For students in grades 7-12
SUMMER MUSIC INSTITUTE 2014

This summer Buffalo State will be hosting a Summer Music Institute. The SMI is for students in grades 7 to 12.There will be two camps: Classic Camp and Jazz Camp. Students can register for either camp or both camps. Each camp will allow students to continue their musical development in an intensive one-week camp.

WHY ATTEND THE SUMMER MUSIC INSTITUTE?

  • It is a place for students to hone their skills during the summer in preparation for the school year ahead
  • Students can benefit from playing alongside different musicians and be challenged by the competition
  • Students will experience the excitement of performing in Rockwell Hall
  • Parents will know their kids are in a safe learning environment all day long
  • Band directors will appreciate the extra edge gained over the summer to improve the local school ensembles
 

Classics Camp
July 7 - 11, 2014, Fee: $150.00

Jazz Camp
July 14 - 18, 2014, Fee: $150.00

The classical camp is an exciting opportunity for students in grades 7-9 and 10-12 to continue their musical development in an intensive 1-week Summer Classics Camp. Students will participate in various ensembles, classes, and lessons taught by Buffalo State Music faculty and highly skilled professionals from Western New York.

Classics Camp is designed for experienced secondary school musicians who are proficient on a primary instrument, and are able to perform in ensembles. The final performance will take place on Saturday, July 12, on the SUNY Buffalo State campus in the Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center.

-Camp will include-
8:00-10:00: Large Ensemble rehearsing
10:15-11:00: Theory, Aural perception, Piano
11:10- 12:00: Vocal ensemble
12:00- 1:00: Lunch
1:00- 2:00: Special topics- conducting, computer music, Leadership/ African drumming
2:00- 3:00: Chamber ensembles

The Jazz Camp is an opportunity for students in grades 7-9 and 10-12 to play in a big band and small combos. The student will have an opportunity to study jazz improvisation with some of the finest jazz players in Buffalo, NY.

Jazz Camp is designed for experienced secondary school musicians who are proficient on their primary instrument, and are able to perform in a traditional big band. The final performance will be held on July 19th on the SUNY Buffalo State Campus in the Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center.

-Camp will include-
8:00-10:00: Big Band/ vocal jazz ensemble
10:15-11:00: Theory, arranging
11:00- 12:00: Vocal Jazz ensemble
12:00- 1:00: Lunch
1:00-2:00: Jazz improvisation class
2:00- 3:00: Jazz combos

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Brochure - (click here)

Online Registration - (click here)