Summer Music & Arts Camp
Joyful Noise Summer String Camps 2016
June 20 – 24, 2016
We are happy to announce two unique string camps to be offered this summer.
Become a Camp Sponsor!
Please download the camp sponsorship form (pdf), fill out and mail with your sponsorship to address on the form. Or, make a donation to the summer camp now!
This week- long day camp for string players ages 12-18 and skill levels of intermediate to advanced is a unique summer program combining intensive string education under master teachers with an eclectic interdisciplinary arts experience.
Audition recording encouraged for best placement, but not required for String Intensive Camp 2016
Please send in a simple smart phone type video with your performance of a scale of your choice (number of octaves you are comfortable with) & two (30 seconds) excerpts from two contrasting polished pieces. Video should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org when enrolling for camp or by May 2, 2016 to meet the Registration Deadline. [Late registration is May 31, 2016]. Please direct any questions to the Camp Director at email@example.com.
This week-long day camp for string players ages 7-12 and skill levels of advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced students will have fun exploring new ways to enjoy their instrument, playing in groups, explore new genres, playing with other young musicians and working with experienced teachers.
Partial scholarships are available. To apply for financial assistance please download the Scholarship Application 2016 (pdf). Then please return via one of the following options:
1. Print, fill out, and mail Scholarship Forms with Enrollment Forms & $50 Deposit
2. Print, fill out, scan & email Scholarship Forms to firstname.lastname@example.org (deposit will still need to be mailed in).
Registration & Enrollment:
Online registration is up & running!
Click on the “Register Now” links near the camp you desire to get started.
All Registrants need to download the 5 page Enrollment forms document [Follow this link for the forms & instructions: Camp Registration Forms 2016 (pdf) ]. Then please return via one of the following options:
1. Print, fill out, and mail Enrollment Forms & $100 Deposit or full payment for each camper
2. Print, fill out, scan & email Enrollment Forms to email@example.com (deposit will still need to be mailed in if not paid online)
Still Accepting Scholarship Applications
Application Deadline May 31, 2016
Contact for more information or questions:
Marie Cole, Camp Director
Joyful Noise is proud to announce Emily Schaad will be this year’s artist-in-residence for both string camps!
Emily Schaad (violinist/violist/fiddler/conductor) grew up in the Hudson Valley of New York State and pursued viola studies at the Juilliard School and Curtis Institute of Music. She has taught for 15 years at Stringendo Orchestra School, conducting youth orchestras and directing the teen traditional music group Strawberry Hill Fiddlers. Emily performs as a fiddler with Americana band Old Buck and as a violist with Asheville Symphony Orchestra. She holds an MA in Appalachian Studies from Appalachian State University and is currently working toward a doctorate in Music Education from Boston University.