The UT Martin Middle School Summer Music Camp will provide students opportunities to enrich and develop their musical education. This camp, for students finishing their first year of study through finishing 8th grade, will provide instruction ranging from full band to lessons, masterclasses, sectionals, introductory music theory, rhythm workshops and jazz instruction. The camp will also include some afternoon recreational activities.
The Middle School Summer Music Camp will be a commuter camp running from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – students will arrive in the morning, spend the day making music and learning on campus and return home in the evening. The camp schedule will run from Sunday afternoon (1:00 start) through Thursday evening.
There will be a final concert for the Camp that will coincide with a performance of the Martin Community Band. The Summer Music Camp band will perform its selections; the Martin Community Band will perform its selections with a combined performance of the two ensembles finishing the program. The performance will be in downtown Martin’s Festival Park at 6:30, rain site of the Fulton Theatre in the UT Martin Fine Arts Building.
Instructors for the Summer Music Camp will be the UT Martin Department of Music Faculty. Known for their outstanding musicianship, teaching and engaging personalities, our instructors will help you further your musical knowledge and skills while having a fun camp experience. UT Martin Department of Music students will serve as instructional assistants.
Please click the link below to pre-register for the camp. The fee for the camp is $75 and includes all instruction, activities, materials (excluding personal instruments, sticks, mallets, etc.) and lunch on Monday through Thursday and a camp T-shirt. Registrations will be accepted through May 23, 2014. Payment is due upon arrival on Sunday, June 1 but may be sent in advance as well.
We hope you consider spending a week learning, making music and having fun on our beautiful campus this summer!
Dr. John Oelrich
Director of Bands
Summer Music Camp Director
Faculty and Staff
Information & Policies
In order to ensure the safety, security and education of all camp participants, all campers and their parent or guardian must read and agree to comply with all of the Rules and Regulations of the UT Martin Summer Music Camp as outlined below. The Activity and Event Acceptance Form must be fully completed and turned in at the time of registration on June 1.
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