Summer Camps

Registration & Schedules

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Strings Camp

Dates: July 16-July 20, 2018, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Schuech Fine Arts Building, Texas Lutheran University

Eligibility: Students entering grades 1-6 in Fall 2018. Experienced violin, viola, and cello students or beginners with no previous experience are all welcome. Students entering 6th grade with at least one year of experience and all middle-school and high-school students are welcome to attend TLU’s Summer Music Academy – click here for details.

Tuition: $100 for first family member, $75 for additional siblings. Lindenbaum Outreach Strings Class students and graduates pay only $50 - no sibling discount.

Instrument rental: $20 for the 5 days of camp. Must be pre-ordered. Pick up and return will take place at the beginning and end of camp. Renter is liable for any damage. If the student already has a CMA instrument for Summer Private Lessons, rental fee is waived.

Registration Deadline: June 29 to be eligible for sibling discounts and Lindenbaum scholarships. Registration will still be available until July 7 at full price. 

Director: CMA Director Ben Thomason, TLU & CMA Faculty, and TLU student assistants

String Camp Details: A fun-filled musical week with something for everyone! Daily offerings will include learning new pieces in a small-group or orchestra setting, improvisation, rhythm and note reading instruction, music vocabulary and history, performances for students by camp faculty, crafts, games, and a final student performance for parents!

Camp attire: Wear comfortable, casual clothing. Concert attire for Friday performance (All black or black bottoms with white tops).

Concert: Friday, July 20 at 11 a.m. at Ayers Recital Hall, TLU Schuech Fine Arts Building - bring friends and family!

Vocal Arts Camp

Dates: July 16-July 20, 2018, Monday-Friday, 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p. m.

Location: Schuech Fine Arts Building, Texas Lutheran University

Eligibility: Students entering grades 1-6 in Fall 2018. Experienced singers or beginners with no previous experience are all welcome. Students entering 6th grade with at least one year of experience and all middle-school and high-school students are welcome to attend TLU’s Summer Music Academy – click here for details.

Tuition: $100 for first family member, $75 for additional siblings. Lindenbaum Outreach Program Beginning Choir students and graduates pay only $50 - no sibling discount.

Registration Deadline: June 29 to be eligible for sibling discounts and Lindenbaum scholarships. Registration will still be available until July 7 at full price. 

Director: CMA Choir Director Shareen Vader, and TLU student assistants

Vocal Camp Details: All young singers are invited to join us for a week of singing, friendship and fun! Activities will include learning proper vocal technique, performance etiquette, and solfeggio (do, re, mi, etc.) in small groups, and preparing group choral literature together for the final performance. This year’s camp will also focus more on and music-reading skills, including improvising and writing rhythms and melodies. And of course, musical crafts and games!

Camp attire: Wear comfortable, casual clothing for afternoon activities. Wear concert attire for Friday afternoon’s concert.

Concert: Friday, July 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Ayers Recital Hall, TLU Schuech Fine Arts Building

Registration

Registration will open April 1, 2018. No at-the-door or day-of registrations.

Summer Camp discounts are available through June 29. Deadline to register for Summer Camp is July 7. 

Students participating in both Strings and Vocal Arts Camps may bring lunch to eat between camps. There will be a supervised eating and activity area during the lunch hour. 

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