RUNNING now for OVER A DECADE, Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience is specifically designed for developing acting, singing and dancing skills for ages 8-15. No experience needed. The campers will perform the Winner of the 2015 Best Children’s Musical in New York City, Space Pirates! Camp dates are June 6-June 17 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. The camp will be held in the Department of Theatre on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. For more information, please contact Robin Aronson at (601)266-6442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play! Read! Write!
Camp Quidd-Lit explores the excitement of engaging in games and sports, in reality and in our imagination. Participants (youths ages 8-13) will get to discuss children's and YA books, create their own fictional creature and world, and learn how to play Quidditch with the USM Quidditch team. Every day we will run drills with the players, and at the end of the week, there will be a tournament. $185.
Contact Mary Stephens at Mary.A.Stephens@eagles.
usm.edu for more information.
Ever wonder how worlds of wizardry, half-bloods, and hobbits come to life? At the New Writers Institute, we’ll explore these fictive worlds and create our own. This camp, sponsored by the Center for Writers, is open to writers ages 8-15. Participants will be encouraged to explore their literary talents in a friendly and supportive environment under the guidance of published writers. Our new writers will read and write fiction, graphic fiction, and poetry, and we’ll welcome guest speakers to discuss the craft of writing. Each participant will produce original works culminating in a public reading that showcases and celebrates their talents.
All-South Drum Major and Guard Camp
June 19 - 23, 2016
This annual camp focuses on areas that are indispensable to the effective drum major and is open only to 7th through 12th grade students. The philosophy of the camp is based on modern, contemporary-style drum majoring techniques, with special emphasis on conducting, teaching, marching, and leadership skills. Our objective is to give students a leadership experience that is second to none! Opportunity to develop skills on mace spinning and routine development is a tradition of the All-South Drum Major and Guard Camp. In addition, specialty classes will be offered for drum major salutes, chart reading, and marching and maneuvering concepts.
A highly qualified staff of color guard instructors will teach fundamental flag work that will enhance any program. Individuals, groups, and entire flag corps (grades 7-12 only) are welcome to attend. The Color Guard Camp is designed to enhance existing technique for guard, equipment training and modern dance technique, and to implement a system of discipline and education of color guard concepts that will enable students to improve themselves and their individual programs.
FestivalSouth Orchestral and Chamber Music Academy
June 12-17, 2016
Open to college and advanced pre-college string players.
The FestivalSouth Orchestral and Chamber Music Academy is a six-day intensive program that provides young, international musicians the opportunity to acquire, develop and enhance their skills as orchestra and chamber ensemble performers while exposing them to great literature presented by very experienced conductors and players in the field.
During the six days, students have private lessons, group coachings, and orchestra rehearsals taught by national and international artists. Additionally, they have the opportunity to attend the chamber music performances offered in FestivalSouth.
For more information visit festivalsouthacademy.com or
Summer Drummin’ 2016…
June 5-7 - Mallet Keyboard Camp
June 8-10 - Drum Set Camp
July 12-15 - Marching Percussion Camp
July 15-18 - Middle School Percussion Camp
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Summer Slides @ Southern Miss with Tromboteam
June 1 - 4, 2016
For High School to College-Aged Trombonists. This event includes trombone quartets, trombone choir, master classes, private lessons, clinics, vendor exhibits, and much more!
FestivalSouth Chamber Music Workshop
June 6-10, 2016
FestivalSouth Chamber Music Workshop is a 5-day workshop for string players age 18 and younger with at least two years of experience. This essential part of the development of a musician helps to sharpen vital listening skills and provides invaluable musicianship training.
The intensive 5-day workshop includes daily coachings by professional musicians from the region, monitored daily individual and ensemble practice time, and a public recital at the end of the workshop.
For more information email email@example.com.
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