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Summer Music Camp

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Summer Music Camp

Monday, June 26 - Saturday, July 1, 2017

  • Senior Band - Grades 9 through 12
  • Blue Junior Band - Grades 6 through 8 and have played at least two years
  • Gold Junior Band - Grades 4 through 8 and have played one or two years only
  • String Orchestra - Grades 6 through 12 and have played at leas two years
  • Senior Choir - Grades 9 through 12
  • Junior Choir - Grades 5 through 8
  • Piano Camp - Grades 6 through 12 and have played at least two years
  • Music Theatre - Grades 8 through 12

Charleston Southern University's Horton School of Music is proud to sponsor Summer Music Camp for students in grades four through 12. Campers may participate in Senior Band, Junior Bands, Senior Chorus, Junior Chorus, String Orchestra, Piano Camp, or Music Theatre during the weeklong session.

The Charleston Southern campus is situated just minutes from historic Charleston, South Carolina. The University is acclaimed annually in national publications as one of the best colleges in the South and is fully experienced in summer camp operations, hosting thousands of campers annually. Leading music educators from the region will join the Horton School of Music Faculty and Summer Music Camp staff to provide both a quality musical experience and fun week for all campers.

From Monday afternoon registration through the end of camp on Saturday, campers will enjoy a nonstop mix of ensemble rehearsals, masterclass and sectional rehearsals, structured recreation, evening entertainment, and social activities. In addition to ensemble rehearsals, campers will also have the option of receiving a half-hour or hour private lesson if desired.

Saturday evening recitals and concerts will conclude the camp, with performances by all campers. The performances are free and open to the public, with family and friends of music campers encouraged to attend. Join us for this exciting week of Summer Music Camp at Charleston Southern University.

Summer Music Camp Faculty & Guests (Past and Present)

    Regina Helcher Yost, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Cynthia Hopkins, Columbia, S.C.
    Kari Kistler, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Kathy St.John, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Charlie Messersmith, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Joni Brown, Sumter, S.C.
    Emma Ostapeck, Charleston, S.C.

    Mark Sterbank, Charleston Jazz Orchestra and CSU
    Brandon Nichols, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Susan Messersmith, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Todd Jenkins, Aiken, S.C
    Antonio Marti, Charleston Symphony 

    Kate Jenkins, Aiken, S.C. 
Euphonium & Tuba
    Gretchen Bowles, Charleston, S.C.
    Justin Clarkson, Charleston, S.C. and CSU
    Michael Haldeman, Charleston Symphony and CSU 
    Ryan Silvestri, Mount Pleasant, S.C 
    Christopher Teves, CSU 
    Jennifer Luiken, CSU
    Jill Terhaar Lewis, CSU 
    Ricard Bordas, CSU 
    Katherine Clarkson, CSU
    Shanelle Woods, CSU 
Music Therapy 
    Jennifer Whipple, CSU 
    Julie Stordahl Green, CSU 
    April Brien, CSU 
    Bradley Parker, CSU
    Janet Elshazly, CSU 
    Eugene Koester, CSU 
    Myungsook Stoudenmire, CSU 
    Lin Harness, CSU 
    Jacquie Jones, CSU 
    Abby Phillips, CSU 
Chorus & Chorale 
    Valerie Bullock, CSU 
    Ricard Bordas, CSU 
    Matthew McCall, CSU 
    David Richardson, Charleston, S.C.
    Robert Culbreth, Summerville, S.C.
Bands & Orchestra
    Marshall Forrester, CSU 
    Nicholas Holland, CSU 
    Susan DuPuis, Charleston, S.C.
    David Carter, Summerville, S.C.
    Mike Doll, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
    Swati Dadheech Linder, Goose Creek, S.C. 
    Edna Grace, Goose Creek, S.C. 
    Julie Duvall, Conway, S.C.
    Jenny Collins, Goose Creek, S.C.
    Chad Pence, Summerville, S.C.
    Andrae Raffield, Summerville, S.C.
    Neville Curtis, James Island, S.C.
    Marie Elliott Evans, Summerville, S.C.
    Glen Funderburk, Lexington, S.C.
    David Santiago, Chapin, S.C.

camp faculty and staff subject to change