Large and Small Ensembles, Masterclasses, Bowing Technique Classes, and Practice Sessions
Campers will work alongside FSU faculty bass instructor, Melanie Punter, and other accomplished bass instructors to study solo and ensemble literature, work on developing proper tone production, and practice proper playing techniques.
Combine With Orchestra Camp
This four-day workshop runs consecutively to the String Orchestra Camp so that students can pair the two experiences together. Having the personalized instruction of the workshop followed with the large-ensemble instruction of the Orchestra Camp makes for the perfect compliment of camp experiences. A special DISCOUNT of $150.00 is available to students who attend both.
Camp will conclude with a final performance in Dohnanyi Recital Hall.
This workshop packs so much instruction into four days that classes extend into the evening. Each evening campers will work with their ensembles from 7:30-9:00pm.
Be A Summer Seminole
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Be A Part Of The Tradition
Campers must have attended grades 6-12 in the '17-’18 school year. (Rising 6th graders during the summer of 2018 are not eligible).
All ability levels are welcome but campers should have at least one year of school instruction or equivalent.
No audition is required to register.
Campers may attend as an Overnight Camper or a Day Camper.
- Cost for Overnight Campers: $347.00. This includes tuition, housing, and three meals per day.
- Cost for Day Campers: $251.00.
This includes tuition only.
A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is due at registration. The balance of all camp fees is due by June 6, 2018. Click here for the Cancellation and Refund Policy.
Discounts are available for this camp.
Campers who are also attending the String Orchestra Camp may wish to stay overnight in the dorm on the night in between the two camps (6/23). The cost for this additional night is $50.00; the price includes the extra housing, supervision, and all extra meals. Campers can sign up for this extra night after they are registered for camp.
Campers may wish to bring a small amount of extra money for snacks. More information is provided in the camp handbook.
Private lessons are not available at this camp.
Dates & Times
Campers check-in on Wednesday, June 20 between 1:00-2:00pm.
Campers check-out after the final recital on Saturday, June 23 at 10:30am in Dohnanyi Recital Hall. The concert is anticipated to end at approximately 11:15am.
Detailed information about check-in, check-out, and everything in between can be found in the Camp Handbook.
All campers must bring their instrument with them to camp. If you do not own your own instrument, we suggest speaking with your music teacher about borrowing your school instrument for the duration of camp.
Please bring a stool (bar stool height) and remember to bring all of your accessories, such as rosin and cleaning cloths.
The instrument that you select during camp registration is the instrument that you must play at camp. If you would like to change your instrument to a different one after you register, please contact our office prior to the start of your camp.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Our bass instructors are FSU professors and nationally recognized teachers.