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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.

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 2017 Schedule


Conducting

Conductor's Collegium

June 12–June 25, 2017

Instructor(s): Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Dennis W. Fisher

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To register, go to:  https://www.evensi.us/conductors-collegium-unt-college-of-music/202127498


Jazz

17th Annual Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop

June 12–June 16, 2017
Registration is first come, first served.  Final deadline June 1, 2017

Instructor(s): Lynn Seaton
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.

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: Program Group: Jazz


Vocal Jazz Educator Seminar

June 15–17, 2017
Early Bird Discount: Tuition paid before March 1, 2017
Registration is first come, first served.  Final deadline June 5, 2017

Instructor(s): Jennifer Barnes, Michael Molloy

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: Program Group: Jazz


Vocal Jazz Workshop

June 18–June 23, 2017
Registration first come, first served.  Final deadline May 19, 2017

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

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Jazz Combo Workshop

July 9–July 14, 2017
Registration is first come, first served.  Final deadline June 9, 2017

Instructor(s): Mike Steinel

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Marching Band

Drum Major and Student Leadership Camp

June 22–June 25, 2017

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

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Registration is first-come, first-served


Percussion

Marching Percussion Camp

June 12–June 15, 2017

Instructor(s): Paul Rennick

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Click here to register: Program Group: Percussion


UNT Keyboard Percussion Symposium (Formerly the UNT Marimba Workshop)

June 12–June 16, 2017

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

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Click here to register: Program Group: Percussion


Strings

17th Annual Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp

June 22–June 24, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: May 2 (Late Registration with Fee)

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.

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30th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Masterclass

June 20–June 24, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: May 2 (Late Registration with Fee)

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.

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String Orchestra Day Camp (Grades 2-10)

June 12–June 16, 2017
Pre-Registration Deadline: June 6, 2017

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Chappell

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Click here to register: Program group:  Strings


14th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program

May 26–June 2, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2017

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.

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UNT Summer String Institute Session I

July 16–July 23, 2017

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2017

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

July 23–July 30, 2017
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2017

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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Click here to register: Program Group: Strings


Summer Harp Masterclass

Aug 5, 2017

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.

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Click here to register: Program Group: Strings


Voice

Vocal Pedagogy Workshop

June 16–June 17, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017 (Late Registration with Fee)

Instructor(s): Stephen F. Austin
This year the workshop will focus on traditional voice building leading to growth and development.

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Click here to register: Program Group: Voice/Choir
 


All State Choir Camp

July 5–July 8, 2017
Registration Deadline: April 4

Instructor(s): Alan McClung, director, James Franklin, guest conductor

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

July 12–July 15, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 12

Instructor(s): Alan McClung, director

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Woodwinds

Flute! Repertoire and Performance Masterclass

June 16–18, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 1

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.

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Click here to register: Program Group: Woodwinds


ClarEssentials High School Clarinet Workshop

June 28–July 1, 2017

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

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Click here to register: Program Group: Woodwinds


Workshops

Alexander Technique

July 29–30, 2017

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.

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Click here to register: Program group: General Workshop