Summer Music Camps

Elmhurst University offers a variety of music camps in the summer, taught by our outstanding music faculty.

Summer Band Camp

June 12–17, 2022

The Elmhurst University Summer Band Camp is an intensive music performance camp for high school students filled with a variety of musical experiences, including master classes, technique classes, chamber music, sectional rehearsals, large ensemble rehearsals, and culminating with a final performance. Scholarships are available.

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Acoustic Guitar Camp

On Hiatus in 2022

For students in grades 7–12 looking to further develop their skills and performance abilities on guitar.

  • Monday–Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Cost: $199

For more information, email or call (630) 617-3330.

Credo Flute

July 27–30, 2021

Join us for this comprehensive course of study for the dedicated flutist. Participants will perform and study solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, technique, and professional strategies for success. High school students may also choose to participate in ILMEA audition preparation workshops. Flutists age 14 and older are encouraged to apply.

  • July 27: 1:00–4:30 p.m.
  • July 28–30: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $450 for commuters. For rates for residents, please check the Credo Flute website.

For more information, visit Credo’s website.

Master Class Faculty
  • Jennie Oh Brown, director and faculty
  • Bonita Boyd (Eastman School of Music), faculty
  • Elizabeth Ostling (Boston Symphony Orchestra), virtual guest artist
  • Doug Yeo (Boston Symphony Orchestra, emeritus), guest artist

Vocal Voyage Camp

On Hiatus in 2021

Vocal Voyage Camp is open to high school students. Explore singing through the classical, jazz, musical theater and pop music genres. Learn vocal technique and how to apply it to different styles.

Private lessons and master classes will take place during the camp. In addition, jazz/pop selections will be performed with a live combo, and classical/musical theater selections will be staged and costumed.

  • On hiatus in 2020. Please check back for the summer of 2021.

For more information, email or call (630) 617-3524.

Jazz Combo Camp

On Hiatus in 2021

The Jazz Combo Camp is for middle school and high school students looking to expand their knowledge of jazz performance. All instruments are welcome!

  • On hiatus in 2020. Please check back for the summer of 2021.

For more information, email or call (630) 617-3611.

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