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Summer Music Camps 2013 

Music Institute of Chicago

Quintet Attacca Chamber Camp

Session I         June 17-21

Session II        August 12-16

Ages 11-adult

Jennifer Clippert, flute Erica Anderson, oboeBarbara Drapcho, clarinet Collin Anderson, bassoon  Jeremiah Frederick, horn


Music Institute of Chicago

Summer Jazz Camp

Session I         June 17-21

Grades 7-9

Sesson II         August 12-16



University of Illinois Summer Youth Music (Urbana, IL)

Session I         June 16-22

Session II        June 17-29    Double Reed Camp

Session III      July 7-13

John Dee, oboe  Timothy McGovern, bassoon


Stanford Jazz Workshop (Palo Alto, CA)

Sessions available for middle school to adult


Interlochen Summer Arts Camp (Interlochen, MI)

High School Bassoon Institute Summer Program June 15-21

George Sakakeeny, Eric Stomberg, and Leigh Miller Munoz, bassoon

All other camps and institutions:


High Plains Music Camp (Hays, Kansas)

July 14-20

Matthew Morris and Leigh Miller Munoz, bassoon


Bel Canto Institute (Florence, Italy)

Bel Canto is a vocal institute but hires young musicians for the summer orchestra. To be posted at a later date.


New England Music Camp

June 23 - August 12, 2013

Full session or one of two sessions. For elementary to adult.


Sarasota Music Festival (Sarasota, FL)

June 2-22, 2013

Neil Black and Nancy Ambrose King, oboe

John Miller, Frank Morelli, Richard Svoboda, William Winstead and Nancy Goeres, bassoon


Madeline Island Music Camp – Chamber Music for Winds (La Pointe, WI)

July 8-15, 2013

The Prairie Winds: Jalena Dirks, oboe Timothy McGovern, bassoon


Summer Bassoon Extravaganza – Bassoon at Emory (Atlanta. GA)

Shelley Unger and Carl Nitchie, bassoon (visiting artists TBA)


Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp (Twin Lake, MI)

Multiple sessions for grades 5-12 and adult


Northwest Oboe Seminar (Portland, OR)

Saturday August 17, 2013

Dan Stolper, oboe


Eastern Music Festival (Greensboro, NC)

June 22-July 27

Randall Ellis, oboe George Sakakeeny, bassoon


The Banff Centre (Banff, Canada)

Festival Orchestra July 22 – August 17

Master Classes for strings and winds July 1 – July 19


Vianden International Music Festival & School (Luxembourg)

August 11 – 25, 2013

Jonathan Leung, oboe Cristin Schillinger, bassoon


Thomas Stacy English Horn Seminar (Carmel Valley, CA)

June 29 – July 6, 2013

Special Guest: Robert Walters



University of Michigan Bassoon and Oboe Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)

June 30 – July 13, 2013

Jeffrey Lyman, bassoon Nancy Ambrose King, oboe


New York Summer Music Festival (State University New York Oneonta)

Mulitiple seesions in June, July and August

Keisuke Wakao, Richard Woodhams, and Threeds Trio: Kathy Halvorson, Mark Snyder, Kathy Scheele, oboes

Glickman Popkin Bassoon Camp

May 27 – June 6, 2013

Loren Glickman, Jim Poe, Wilfred Roberts, John Hunt, and Roger Birnstingl


Bocal Majority Bassoon Camps

14 different summer camps

Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, California, and Colorado


Brevard Music Institute

High School June 21 – August 4

College June June 16 – August 4

Eric Ohlsson, oboe William Ludwig, bassoon


Brooke Valley Bassoon Days (Providence Pointe in Lanark, Ontario, Canada)

August 17 – 23, 2013

Day trip to Bell Bassoons


Florida State University Double Reed Workshop

June 11 – 14, 2013

Dr. Jeff Keeseker, bassoon and Dr. Eric Ohlsson, oboe


Oxford Oboe Camp (Oxford, OH)

July 17 – 13, 2013

Mark Ostoich, oboe




Midwest Oboe and Bassoon Camp (Kenyon College, Gambier, OH)

June 9 – 14, 2013


Queen City Double Reed Camp (Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH)

July 22 – 26, 2013



2012 LISTS


Summer Music Camps and Opportunities compiled by the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras (filed alphabetically)


2012 Guide to Summer Camps and Clinics compiled by the Instrumentalist magazine

(filed by locations – states and outside the USA)






Yamaha Young Performing Artists

Recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz and contemporary music. Winners of this competition will be invited to attend an all expense paid weekend awards ceremony at the Music for All™ Summer Symposium, receive a once in a lifetime performance opportunity in front of thousands, national press coverage, receive a recording and photos of the live performance, and participate in workshops designed to launch a professional music career.



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