Workshops, Camps & Masterclasses

Summer 2023 Camps & Workshops

General questions: music.camps@unt.edu / 940-369-6541



Drum Major and Student Leadership Camp | TBA

For more information, visit https://www.studentsleading.org/drum-major.

Registration contact: info@studentsleading.org


20th Annual Pirastro Strings Virtual Elite Soloists Program for Double Bass | May 25 – June 2, 2023

Instructors: Jeff Bradetich

The 20th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program will accept only 5 participants to study with Jeff Bradetich in a virtual environment. Last summer’s virtual program brought students together from five continents.

Special Guest: International Solo Artist Dominik Wagner, winner of the 2nd Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition.

This program offers free tuition and the Pirastro company will supply participants with free strings of their choice. The schedule for this highly individualized program includes: Daily private lessons, solo master classes and a final virtual concert. This program is designed for aspiring young artists and professional orchestra players. 

To qualify, participants must have three major solo works ready for study and one for performance.

Audition videos of 12-15 minutes of solo music are due by March 15, 2023.
Questions? Contact Jose Saavedra, Camp Director 
jdsaavedradiaz@gmail.com


Marching Percussion Camp | June 4 – June 8, 2023

Instructors: Director: Mark Ford (Mark.Ford@unt.edu)


American Percussion Seminar | June 5 - June 9, 2023

Instructors: Mark Ford, Director


Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire and Performance | June 9 – June 11, 2023

Instructors: 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.

Contact: Mary Karen Clardy, 940.565.3722, studio telephone, marykaren.clardy@unt.edu

Apply at https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops


Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop | June 11 - June 16, 2023

Instructors: Lynn Seaton

The workshop will offer an intensive week of study and performance opportunities for the jazz upright bassist. Classes include bass line development bass ensembles, and daily sessions on technique. Also, participants will have an opportunity to perform with a rhythm section and be coached. Outstanding faculty concerts will be presented throughout the week. It starts with registration early Monday morning and concludes with the Friday evening Bass Bash concert where ALL the participants will perform. The Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop is open to advanced high school (14+), college, professional, and serious amateur bassists.

Prof. Lynn Seaton has established himself as one of the leading performers and teachers of jazz bass in the world today. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his Annual Jazz Double Bass Workshop. This intimate workshop is limited to 15 upright bass players. (The UNT Combo Workshop accepts electric and upright bass players.) These spots are first-come/first-served, and thus your spot is not fully secured until you have made your Final Payment and completed registration.  

There is more information on the UNT Jazz web page https://jazz.unt.edu/doublebassworkshop

Apply here.  To start an application, select Area of Jazz, then select specific Program from the pulldown menus on the upper left.


Conductor's Collegium | June 12 – June 23, 2023

The University of North Texas Wind Studies faculty are delighted to announce the return of the summer Conductors Collegium. More information on the Conductor's Collegium can be found here.

Apply at https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops


36th Annual Bradetich Master Classes and North Texas Bass Camp | June 12 – June 16, 2023

Teachers: Same great teachers – Jeff Bradetich, Jack Unzicker, Gudrun Raschen, Carlos Gaviria, Jessica Valls
Eligibility: Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Middle School, High School and College level and older adults
Cost: $495   *Limited scholarships are available*
Register at: https://app.getacceptd.com/bradetich

 


Flute! Fundamentals | June 16 – June 18, 2023

Instructors: Mary Karen Clardy

Flute! Fundamentals is a workshop for performers and educators interested in developing teaching and performing skills.  Participants observe master teaching and interact with artist Mary Karen Clardy coaching students of all levels in daily sessions.  Basics of embouchure, breathing, tone production, phrasing, articulation, vibrato, and technical skills are addressed, with practical exercises/solutions for common flute problems given throughout the class.

Contact: Mary Karen Clardy, 940.565.3722, studio telephone,  marykaren.clardy@unt.edu
 

Apply at https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops


String Orchestra Day Camp (Grades 2-10) | June 19 – June 23, 2023

Instructors: Elizabeth Chappell


Vocal Pedagogy Workshop | June 22 – June 24, 2023

Instructors: Director: Stephen F. Austin


Vocal Jazz Educator Seminar | June 22 – June 24, 2023

Instructors: Jennifer Barnes


Vocal Jazz Workshop | June 25 - June 29, 2023

Instructors: Jennifer Barnes

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Instructors: Rosana Eckert

More information on the Vocal Jazz Workshop

Workshop Director & Contact:  Jennifer Barnes, Jennifer.Barnes@unt.edu

Apply here.  To start an application, select Area of Jazz, then select a specific Program from the pulldown menus on the upper left.


UNT International Jazz Strings Workshop | CANCELLED FOR 2023

Open to all levels. Each day will be covering a different topic to provide the basics of improvisation on orchestral string instruments other than double bass. Includes jazz vocabulary, phrasing, ear training, bow articulations, and left-hand techniques, and solo development, as well as discussions of live performance amplification and EQ. Build your repertoire by exploring jazz standards. Participation is capped at 30, so register early.

THE WORKSHOP INCLUDES:

  • A copy of Scott Tixier's book (Source Material for Jazz String Improvisation)
  • 5 morning 2-hour lectures
  • 5 afternoon virtual 2-hour group masterclasses Faculty: Scott Tixier and Special Guests. Previous guests included violinists Jean-Luc Ponty and Regina Carter

Cost: $500 USD

Contact Information: Scott.Tixier@unt.edu, jazzworkshop@unt.edu, 940-565-3743 https://jazz.unt.edu/workshops

Apply at https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops


All-State Choir Camp | July 5 – July 8, 2023

Instructors: Jessica Nápoles, Director


Jazz Combo Workshop | July 9 - July 14, 2023

Instructors: Lynn Seaton, Alan Baylock, Philip Dizack, Quincy Davis, Dave Meder, Nick Finzer, Rob Parton, and others

For more information visit http://jazz.unt.edu/combo-workshop

For Curriculum contact: Alan Baylock (Alan.Baylock@unt.edu)
For more information: 940-565-3743

To apply, click here.  To start an application, select Area of Jazz, then select specific Program from the pulldown menus on the upper left.


International Summer Music Institute | July 9 – July 23, 2023

https://ismi.music.unt.edu/

Director: Felix Olschofka

Session 1: July 9 - July 16

Session 2: July 16 - July 23

Apply at https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops


UNT Choral Conducting Symposium | July 11 – July 14, 2023

Instructors: Director: Allen Hightower (Allen.Hightower@unt.edu)