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Summer Music Camps

From jazz combos to chamber music to acoustic guitar, Elmhurst College offers a variety of summer music camps taught by the College's outstanding music faculty.

Elmhurst College Summer Music Academy
June 8–12, 2015

For middle school and high school woodwind, brass, percussion, and composition students. Students may also participate in music theory and recording lab sessions.

Cost: $300
Discounts available for early applications and pre-formed small ensembles (i.e. brass quartet, woodwind quintet, etc.) For more information, visit the Elmhurst College Summer Music Academy's website.

Jazz Combo Camp
June 17–19, 2015

For middle school or high school students looking to expand their knowledge of jazz. All instruments are welcome.

Cost: $350
For more information, visit the Jazz Combo Camp's website.

Credo Prelude Chicago
July 20–25, 2015

All string and piano students ages 11-18 are invited to apply for this one-week course of chamber music study aimed at the intermediate to advanced student.

Cost: $530 (commuter), $930 (resident)
Cost after February 1, 2015: $540 (commuter), $940 (resident)
Financial aid available. For more information, visit Credo Prelude Chicago.

Credo Flute
Faculty: Bonita Boyd, Jennie Brown, Tadeu Coelho
July 20–25, 2015

Serious flutists, age 14 and older are encouraged to apply. Masterclass topics include solo repertoire, technique, and orchestral excerpts, and high school workshops include preparation of IMEA excerpts and scales.

Special Opportunity: All conservatory–level applicants will be considered to appear as soloists in the complete Brandenburg Concerti of Bach to be performed at Symphony Center, Chicago, and Severance Hall, Cleveland. Those selected for this performance opportunity will be obligated through the evening of July 26.

Cost: $500 (commuter), $900 (resident)
For more information, visit Credo Prelude Chicago.

Vocal Voyage Camp
July 27–30, 2015

Open to high school students. Explore singing through classical, jazz, musical theater and pop genres. Learn vocal technique and how to apply it to different styles. Private lessons and master classes.

Monday–Thursday, 12:30–4:30 p.m. 
Recital on Thursday, July 30 at 5 p.m.

Cost: $375
For more information, visit the Vocal Voyage Camp's website.

Acoustic Guitar Boot Camp
August 3–7, 2015

For high school students looking to develop the skills needed to pursue guitar as a course of study at the collegiate level.

Cost: $199
For more information, email walterp@elmhurst.edu or call (630) 617-3330.

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