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Workshops, Camps and Masterclasses

Each summer, UNT’s College of Music opens its doors to music students whose ages and levels of experience span a wide range. From elementary school students, to college graduates, students and professionals, those who want to learn more, fine tune their musical skills, or build on their knowledge of music instruction are invited to apply for the College of Music’s summer workshops, many of which offer participants the opportunity to perform in public concerts throughout the summer.

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For general information about workshops, camps and masterclases:

Phone: 940-565-4092
Fax: 940-565-2002
Email: anne.oncken@unt.edu

Mailing Address:
Attn: Anne Oncken
UNT College of Music
PO Box 311367
Denton, TX 76203-1367

Summer 2016 Schedule


Jazz

16th Annual Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop

June 6–June 10, 2016

Instructor(s): Lynn Seaton

Registration is first-come, first-served - limited to 15
Payment due by May 9 to avoid a late fee
For dedicated jazz bass players working on upright technique, developing walking bass lines, small group performance, theory and history. The Seaton Workshop is open to advanced high school, college, serious amateur, and professional bassists.

Vocal Jazz Educator Seminar

June 17–18, 2016

Instructor(s): Jennifer Barnes, Curtis Gaesser

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2016

Early Bird Discount: Tuition paid before March 17, 2016

Vocal Jazz Workshop

June 19–June 24, 2016

Instructor(s): Jennifer Barnes, Rosana Eckert, Greg Jasperse, Justin Binek

Registration is first-come, first-served

Jazz Combo Workshop

July 10–July 15, 2016

Instructor(s): Mike Steinel

Registration is first-come, first-served, with payment


Keyboard

Keyboard Wellness Seminar

July 22–July 30, 2016

Instructor(s): Sheila Paige

Deposit Deadline: May 31, 2016
Late registration after June 30, 2016


Marching Band

Drum Major and Student Leadership Camp

June 23–June 26, 2016

Instructor(s): Nicholas Enrico Williams, Jeremy Spicer, Manuel Maldonado

Registration is first-come, first-served
For an application, go to www.studentsleading.org


Percussion

Marching Percussion Camp

June 13–June 16, 2016

Registration Deadline: June 3, 2016

Instructor(s): Paul Rennick

UNT Keyboard Percussion Symposium (Formerly the UNT Marimba Workshop)

June 13–June 17, 2016

Registration Deadline: May 23, 2016

Instructor(s): Christopher Deane, Brian Zator, Pius Cheung, She-e Wu, Sandi Rennick, Ed Smith, Drew Lang


Strings

16th Annual Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp

June 8–June 10, 2016

Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

Instructor(s): Gudrun Raschen, Jessica Valls, Carlos Gaviria
For any aged beginner or intermediate player. Lots of playing and lots of fun with the opportunity to work with Mr. Bradetich, Mr. Seaton, and some of the top teachers of young bassists.

29th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Masterclass

June 6–June 10, 2016

Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

Instructor(s): Jeff Bradetich and Jack Unzicker
For advanced high school and college aged bass students. Five days of intense musical training including technique, orchestral and solo playing, and bass ensembles.

String Orchestra Day Camp (Grades 2-10)

June 13–June 17, 2016

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Chappell

14th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program

June 19–24, 2016

Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

Instructor(s): Jeff Bradetich
The Elite Soloists Program will accept only 5 students by audition to study with Jeff Bradetich. Daily lessons and solo classes will be held in a highly individualized program. Last year’s class included participants from major orchestras and young professionals. To apply, send a CD or DVD of two different solo works to Jeff Bradetich, 1155 Union Circle #311367, Denton, TX 76203 by March 1, 2016. Thanks to the generous support of Pirastro Strings, this program offers free tuition, room and board.

UNT Summer String Institute Session I

June 17–June 24, 2016

Registration Deadline: May 7, 2016

Instructor(s): Julia Bushkova, Philip Lewis, Felix Olschofka, Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Alex Kerr*, Gary Levinson*, Susan Dubois, Daphne Gerling, Liesl-Ann de Villiers, Ann Marie Hudson Brink*, Eugene Osadchy, Nikola Ruzevic, Elizabeth Morrow, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Gudrun Raschen, Jaymee Haefner, Baumer String Quartet, Clay Couturiaux *Masterclass only
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UNT Summer String Institute Session II

June 24–July 1, 2016

Registration Deadline: May 7, 2016

Instructor(s): Julia Bushkova, Philip Lewis, Felix Olschofka, Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Alex Kerr*, Gary Levinson*, Susan Dubois, Daphne Gerling, Liesl-Ann de Villiers, Ann Marie Hudson Brink*, Eugene Osadchy, Nikola Ruzevic, Elizabeth Morrow, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Gudrun Raschen, Jaymee Haefner, Clay Couturiaux *Masterclass only
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Summer Harp Masterclass

Aug 6, 2016

Participant Registration Deadline: July 15, 2016 (No deadline for auditors)

Instructor(s): Jaymee Haefner, Sajid Surve

The UNT Summer Harp Masterclass is a one-day harp immersion event which takes place UNT’s Voertman Hall in the College of Music.  The day includes masterclasses by Dr. Jaymee Haefner, and a performance wellness clinic by Dr. Sajid Surve. The event is appropriate for all ages and all levels of harpists, beginners through advanced players.


Voice

Vocal Pedagogy Workshop

June 17–June 18, 2016

Instructor(s): Stephen F. Austin

All State Choir Camp

July 6–July 9, 2016

Instructor(s): Alan McClung, director, Richard Sparks, guest conductor

Registration Deadline: June 19

MS/JH (Jr. High/Middle School) Honor Choir Camp

July 13–July 16, 2016

Instructor(s): Alan McClung, director, Connie Horton, guest clinician

Registration Deadline: July 8


Woodwinds

Flute! Fundamentals for Teachers

June 6–June 10, 2016

Instructor(s): Mary Karen Clardy
Flute! Fundamentals for Teachers is a workshop for performers and teachers. Participants can observe master teaching and interact with both teacher and students in daily sessions. Basics of embouchure, breathing, tone production, articulation, and technique are addressed in classes.

Registration Deadline: May 1

ClarEssentials Jr. High / Middle School Clarinet Workshop

June 6-8, 2016 — Timberview Middle School, Keller
June 13-15, 2016 — Cobb Middle School, Frisco

Instructor(s): Instructors: Daryl Coad, Deborah Fabian, Kimberly Cole Luevano, John Scott, Kristen Thompson, Connor O’Meara

The University of North Texas CLAR-Essentials workshop is an intensive, educational, and fun workshop designed for advanced junior high / middle school clarinetists. Daily events include group warm ups, clinics addressing refinement of fundamental skills, masterclasses, chamber music coaching, and evening recitals. The workshop concludes with a finale recital presented by chamber music groups

Flute! Practicum for Performers

June 13–June 17, 2016

Instructor(s): Mary Karen Clardy

Flute! Practicum for Performers 2016 is a masterclass for performers interested in developing performance and repertoire skills. Participants will perform in daily sessions led by artist Mary Karen Clardy, with a focus on standard repertoire and orchestral excerpts. Concepts of breathing, embouchure, tone production, musical phrasing, articulation, vibrato, and technique are addressed in the masterclass.

Registration Deadline: May 1

Flute! Repertoire and Performance Masterclass

June 17–19, 2016

Instructor(s): Mary Karen Clardy
Flute! Repertoire and Performance Masterclass is a performance class for advanced performers, and these sessions emphasize musical performance and preparation. Daily classes include warmup exercises, tone/technique development, articulation studies, interaction of performer and listener, and the master class concludes with a concert by members of the class.

Registration Deadline: June 1

ClarEssentials High School Clarinet Workshop

June 22–June 25, 2016

Instructor(s): Daryl Coad, Deborah Fabian, Kimberly Cole Luevano, John Scott, Meaghan Kawaller
The University of North Texas CLAR-Essentials workshop is an intensive, educational, and fun workshop designed for advanced high school clarinetists. Daily events include group warm ups, clinics addressing refinement of fundamental skills, masterclasses, chamber music coaching, and evening recitals. The workshop concludes with a finale recital presented by chamber music groups

Flute! High School Camp

June 24–June 26, 2016

Instructor(s): Mary Karen Clardy
Flute! High School Camp is a class for high school flutists, and these sessions emphasize musical performance and preparation. Daily classes include warmup exercises, tone/technique development, and articulation studies, and provide opportunities for interaction of performer and listener. The camp concludes with a concert by members of the class.

Registration Deadline: June 1


Workshops

Alexander Technique (online registration)

July 30–July 31, 2016

Instructor(s): Phyllis Richmond
The Alexander Technique has been popular among musicians for over 100 years. Today it is taught in many conservatory and university programs. Musicians who have studied the Alexander Technique include Sir James Galway, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Adrian Boult, Julian Bream, Yehudi Menuhin, Andre Previn, Renee Fleming, Sir Paul McCartney, Alex van Halen, and Sting. Workshop Flyer and Mail in Registration Form

Location: Music Building Green Room

Registration is first-come, first-served. Contact Phyllis Richmond for more information.

Mariachi Summer Camp

July 19–July 23, 2016

Instructor(s): Donna Emmanuel

Registration is first-come, first-served
Special guest instructor, Sr. Jose Hernandez, the founder of Mariachi Sol de Mexico.www.soldemexicoonline.com

Click here to view the camp flyer

Click here for Online Registration with credit card payment

Use these forms for Mail-in Registration with check payment-
Registration Form
Liability Release Form
Media Permission Form
Medical Release Form