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Summer Music Camp

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Summer Music Camp

  • 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
  • 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

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 or Piano Camp during the weeklong session.

The Charleston Southern campus is situated just minutes from historic Charleston, South Carolina. The University is ac claimed 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 Friday, campers will enjoy a nonstop mix of ensemble rehearsals, masterclass and sectional rehearsals, structured and free-time recreation, and 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.
    Mark Sterbank, Charleston Jazz Orchestra and CSU
    Brandon Nichols, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Susan Messersmith, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Todd Jenkins, Charleston, S.C. and CSU
    Kate Jenkins, Charleston Symphony and CSU
Euphonium & Tuba
    Gretchen Bowles, Charleston, S.C. and CSU
    Justin Clarkson, Charleston, S.C. and CSU

    Michael Haldeman, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Kathleen Wilson, Charleston Symphony and CSU
    Christopher Teves, CSU
Double Bass
    Donald Shetler, CSU
    Jennifer Luiken, CSU
    Jill Terhaar Lewis, CSU
    Ricard Bordas, CSU
    Valerie Bullock, CSU
Music Therapy
    Jennifer Whipple, CSU
    Julie Stordahl Green, CSU
    April Brien, CSU
    Janet Elshazly, CSU
    Eugene Koester, CSU
    Myungsook Stoudenmire, CSU
    Lin Harness, CSU
    Jacquie Jones, CSU
    Allyson West, CSU
Chorus & Chorale
    Valerie Bullock, CSU
    Ricard Bordas, CSU
    Allen Hendricks, CSU
    Jean Breza, CSU
    David Richardson, Charleston, S.C.
    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.

camp faculty and staff subject to change