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Summer Music Camps

Elmhurst University offers a variety of music camps for the summer of 2020, taught by our outstanding music faculty.

Summer Band Camp

June 7–12, 2020

The Elmhurst Summer Band Camp is an intensive one-week 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. Evenings are reserved for recreation and social activities. Scholarships are available.

  • Sunday: 1:00–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Cost: $400 (commuters) or $600 (residents)

Acoustic Guitar Camp

July 6–8, 2020

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 20–25, 2020

Join us for this one-week 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.

  • Monday–Saturday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $610 (commuters) or $1,135 (residents)

For more information, visit Credo’s website.

Master Class Faculty
  • Bonita Boyd
  • Jennie Oh Brown
  • Walfrid Kujala
  • Kelly Zimba

Vocal Voyage Camp

On Hiatus in 2020

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 2020

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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