Program Description

Symphony & Concert Band

Young musicians will have opportunities to study and perform a wide variety of music literature for Symphony band. Students at the intermediate level may be enrolled in Concert Band. Advanced percussionists will perform with the Percussion Ensemble. All students are expected to read music fluently and all students will perform in an ensemble on the closing concert.

Strings

Students who study string instruments will have the opportunity to perfect their instrumental skills thru small ensembles as well as perform in the orchestra. String players will be expected to read music and play at the intermediate level or above. All instrumentalists are responsible for bringing their own instrument. Music stands will be provided at camp for all instrumentalists.

Creative Writing

Students will develop skills in their chosen areas of poetry, short story and/or essay writing. Instructors request that students bring a portfolio containing two or three samples of their writing.

Dance

Class will include the fundamentals of ballet and modern dance, as well as arm and foot positions. Students will be expected to have rhythmic and ensemble awareness while performing. Instruction in liturgical dance will also be given.

Choral

Students who elect choral will sing in the concert choir and perform in the closing concert. A variety of music genres will be studied and some students will have opportunities for private instruction and solo performance.

Jazz

Budding jazz musicians will have the opportunity to refine both their performance skills and their theoretical understanding of this American art form. The combo rehearses daily, with special emphasis on improvisation. The jazz combo will perform during the final concert of the institute.

Drama

Opportunities for speech enhancement, stage deportment and the performance of classical and contemporary literature will enrich the course. Students may perform on stage during the closing concert and periodically during the week’s evening programs.

Art

Art students will work toward a culminating exhibit on the closing day of the Institute. Drawing and painting, as well as jewelry making and photography will be a part of the instructional offerings A portfolio of the student’s work is requested where possible.

Tuition Cost

Tuition costs for the week of instruction, lodging, 3 meals daily, and supervised use of recreational facilities is $300.00. A number of scholarships at $200.00 each, will be available to some students who qualify. All students are required to pay the $50.00 application fee that is requested at the time of application. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2018.

  • The Fine Arts Institute seeks to identify young musicians, dancers, writers and visual artists, ages 12 - 19.
  • The camp will convene
    June 23-30, 2018.
  • Students seeking financial assistance may download the FINANCIAL STATEMENT available on the website.
  • Tuition costs for the week of instruction, lodging, 3 meals daily, and supervised use of recreational facilities is $350.00. $50.00 of the tuition is to be submitted with the application. The $300.00 balance is due in full by May 15, 2018.
  • All students are required to pay the $50.00 application fee that is requested at the time of application.
  • Deadline for Applications along with $50.00 portion of tuition Is May 15, 2018.