Workshops, Camps & Masterclasses

Summer 2022 Camps & Workshops Schedule

Alexander Technique | TBA - CANCELED

Two-day Workshop for Singers and Instrumentalists

For more information about the workshop, contact Phyllis Richmond

19th Annual Pirastro Strings Virtual Elite Soloists Program for Double Bass | May 25 – June 3, 2022

Instructors: Jeff Bradetich

The 19th 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, 2022.
Questions? Contact Jose Saavedra, Camp Director

Marching Percussion Camp | June 5 – June 9, 2022

Instructors: Director: Mark Ford (

American Percussion Seminar | June 6 - June 10, 2022

Instructors: Mark Ford, Director

Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire and Performance | June 10 – June 12, 2022

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,

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

Conductor's Collegium | June 13 – June 24, 2022

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.

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Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop | CANCELLED

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

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

35th Annual Bradetich Master Classes and North Texas Bass Camp | June 13 – June 17, 2022

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*
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Flute! Fundamentals | June 17 – June 19, 2022

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,

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String Orchestra Day Camp (Grades 2-10) | June 20 – June 24, 2022

Instructors: Elizabeth Chappell

Vocal Pedagogy Workshop | June 23 – June 25, 2022

Instructors: Director: Stephen F. Austin

Vocal Jazz Educator Seminar | June 23 – June 25, 2022

Instructors: Jennifer Barnes


Instructors: Jeff Horenstein

Vocal Jazz Workshop | June 26 - July 1, 2022

Instructors: Jennifer Barnes


Instructors: Rosana Eckert

More information on the Vocal Jazz Workshop

Workshop Director & Contact:  Jennifer Barnes,

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

Drum Major and Student Leadership Camp | June 27-30, 2022

For more information, visit

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UNT International Jazz Strings Workshop | July 5 - July 9 2022

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.


  • 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:,, 940-565-3743

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All State Choir Camp | July 6 – July 9, 2022

Instructors: Jessica Nápoles, Director

UNT Choral Conducting Symposium | July 10 – July 14, 2022

Instructors: Director: Allen Hightower (

Jazz Combo Workshop | July 11- July 15, 2022

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

For more information visit

For Curriculum contact: Robert Parton (
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 17 – July 31, 2022