Workshops, Camps & 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.

For general information about workshops, camps and masterclasses:
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 2018 Camps & Workshops Schedule


Jazz

18th Annual Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop

June 18–22, 2018

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

To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program. 

 


Vocal Jazz Educator Seminar

June 23-24, 2018

For more information visit http://jazz.unt.edu/vocaljazzedseminar.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

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

 


Vocal Jazz Workshop

June 25–June 29, 2018

For more information visit http://jazz.unt.edu/vocaljazzworkshop.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

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

 


Jazz Combo Workshop

July 9–July 13, 2018
Instructor(s): Mike Steinel

For more information visit http://jazz.unt.edu/combo-workshop.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

For Curriculum contact: Mike Steinel (Michael.steinel@unt.edu)
Registration and Housing contact: John Murphy (john.murphy@unt.edu)
For more information: 940-565-3743

 


Marching Band

Drum Major and Student Leadership Camp

June 21–June 24, 2018

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

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

Registration contact: info@studentsleading.org

 


Percussion

Marching Percussion Camp

June 10–June 14, 2018

Instructor(s): Paul Rennick

To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact Information:

Mark Ford, 940-369-7974, mark.ford@unt.edu

Raychela Taylor, 916-599-0538, raychelataylor@gmail.com

 


UNT Keyboard Percussion Symposium (Formerly the UNT Marimba Workshop)

June 11–June 15, 2018

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

Click for more information.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact: Christopher Deane – 940-565-3714 / christopher.deane@unt.edu

 


Strings

18th Annual Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp

June 19–June 22, 2018

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 some of the top teachers of young bassists.

Click for more information.  Acceptd applications will be available after February 1, 2018.

Contact: Bass Camp Coordinator, untbasscamp@unt.edu.

 


31st Annual Bradetich Double Bass Masterclass

June 18-22, 2018

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.

Click for more information. Acceptd applications will be available after February 1, 2018.

Contact: Bass Camp Coordinator, untbasscamp@unt.edu.

 


String Orchestra Day Camp (Grades 2-10)

June 11–June 15, 2018

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Chappell

Acceptd applications will be available after March 1, 2018.

Contact: Elizabeth Chappell, elizabeth.chappell@unt.edu

 


15th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program

Dates: June 1 - June 8th, 2018

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, 2018. Thanks to the generous support of Pirastro Strings, this program offers free tuition, room and board.

Click for More Information.  Acceptd applications will be available after February 1, 2018.

Contact: Bass Camp Coordinator, untbasscamp@unt.edu.

 


UNT Summer String Institute Session I

July 15–July 21, 2018

Instructor(s): Julia Bushkova, Bui Cong Duy, Gregory Maytan, Felix Olschofka, Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Gary Levinson*, Ames Asbell*, Liesl-Ann de Villiers, Daphne Gerling, Catherine Forbes*, Deborah Brooks*, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Elizabeth Morrow, Eugene Osadchy, Nikola Ruzevic, Lauren Pierce, Gudrun Raschen, Clay Couturiaux, Zoltan Csikos, Mark McKamie, Cindy Hong Park, Stephanie Britten Phillips, *Masterclass only

 

For more information visit http://ssi.music.unt.edu.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact: untssi@unt.edu


UNT Summer String Institute Session II

July 22–July 29, 2018

Instructor(s): Julia Bushkova, Bui Cong Duy, Gregory Maytan, Felix Olschofka, Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Gary Levinson*, Ames Asbell*, Liesl-Ann de Villiers, Daphne Gerling, Catherine Forbes*, Deborah Brooks*, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Elizabeth Morrow, Eugene Osadchy, Nikola Ruzevic, Lauren Pierce, Gudrun Raschen, Clay Couturiaux, Zoltan Csikos, Mark McKamie, Cindy Hong Park, Stephanie Britten Phillips, *Masterclass only

For more information visit http://ssi.music.unt.edu. To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact: untssi@unt.edu


Summer Harp Masterclass

Aug 4, 2018

Instructor(s): Jaymee Haefner
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.

Contact: Jaymee Haefner, 940-565-3739jaymee.haefner@unt.edu

 


Voice

Vocal Pedagogy Workshop

June 15–June 16, 2018

Acceptd applications will be available after February 1, 2018.

Instructor(s): Stephen F. Austin

This year the workshop will focus on traditional voice building leading to growth and development.

 

For more information visit http://voice.music.unt.edu/vocal-pedagogy-workshop. To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

For further information: Stephen.austin@unt.edu 940-369-7214


All State Choir Camp

June 27 – 30, 2018

Instructor(s): Jessica Nápoles, Director

For more information, click here. To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

For questions, email allstatecamp@unt.edu.

 


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

July 11–July 14, 2018

Instructor(s): Jessica Nápoles, Director

For more information, click here. To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

For questions, email MLChoircamp@unt.edu

 


Woodwinds

Flute! Repertoire and Performance Masterclass

June 15–17, 2018

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.

To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact: Mary Karen Clardy, 940.565.3722, studio telephone, mkclardy@sbcglobal.net

 


ClarEssentials High School Clarinet Workshop

June 26–30, 2018

 

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

 

For more information, visit http://claressentials.music.unt.edu/.  To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

Contact: Kimberly Cole Luevano, Professor of Clarinet, UNT 940.565.4096 UNTClarEssentials@unt.edu

 


Workshops

Alexander Technique

June 30-July 1, 2018

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.

 

Click here for more information. To apply, click on https://app.getacceptd.com/untmusicworkshops, then select the appropriate Area and Program.

For more information about the workshop, contact Phyllis Richmond pgrichmondAT@gmail.com



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