Each camper will choose one of the following five tracks:
The Music Lovers Track is open to vocalists and instrumentalists in piano, choir, chamber strings, and band. Participation on this track includes ensemble experience, classes in music theory and music history, specialized seminars, voice classes for the vocalists, and instrumental classes for the instrumentalists and a 30-minute private lesson.
The College Preparatory Track is available for vocalists and instrumentalists (wind, string, piano, and percussion) who are entering their junior year or beyond. Those on this track will receive two private lessons (a total of 60 minutes), ensemble experience, classes in music theory and music history, and a college prep class in aural skills. An audition DVD with the applicant performing 2 pieces (each unedited) is required with the application for acceptance to this track and must be received by June 1.
The Worship Leader Track is offered for those interested in leading worship. Participation in this track includes ensemble experience, classes in music theory and the aspects of worship, a “hands on” worship leading practicum, voice classes for the vocalists, and instrumental classes for the instrumentalists. The participants on this track will lead the camp in a worship service on Friday night.
The Jazz Track offers an in-depth study of jazz. Specialized master classes and studies in jazz theory, jazz history, and improvisation help the musician expand their understanding of the art of jazz. Performance experience is offered in small combos that perform on Friday evening.
The Piano Track is for high school pianists or incoming freshmen who have significant experience with private instruction and recital performance. Those on this track will take classes in music theory, music history, aural skills and special topics that relate specifically to the pianists. A 60-minute private piano lesson is included. An audition DVD with the applicant performing 2 pieces (each unedited) is required for acceptance to this track. The deadline for Piano Track applications is May 15 and the DVD must be received by June 1.