Large Ensembles, Sectionals, Masterclasses, Technique Classes and Music Theory
From 8am-5pm, campers will play in one of three symphonic bands - the Garnet, Gold, and Seminole Bands - and take a variety of music classes focused on technique and musicianship. A personalized class schedule will be created just for you based on a placement audition at check-in.
Daily Elective Class
Elective choices include: Beginning Guitar, Brass Choir, Clarinet Choir, Conducting, Double Reed Ensemble, Flute Choir, Intermediate Guitar, Jazz Improvisation, Practice Time, Percussion Ensemble, Sax Choir, Steel Drums, and World Music.
Camp will conclude with a final performance in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.
Private lessons are optional and available for an additional fee. Read more about Private Lessons.
Activities are planned for each evening. Attend faculty concerts, movie nights, go bowling, go roller skating, jump at SkyZone, and more!
Be A Summer Seminole
Spend time on the FSU Campus and experience what it's like to be a Nole. Learn more about dorm rooms, dining, and everything in between on our Camp Life page.
Be A Part Of The Tradition
Campers must have attended grades 6-8 in the '17-’18 school year. (Rising 6th graders during the summer of 2018 are not eligible).
Rising 9th graders during the summer of 2018 can choose either Middle School Band Camp or Senior High Band Camp.
All ability levels are welcome but campers should have at least one year of school instruction or equivalent.
No audition is required to register. There will be a placement audition at camp check-in to determine your ensemble assignment.
Campers may attend as an Overnight Camper or a Day Camper.
- Cost for Overnight Campers: $471.00. This includes tuition, housing, and three meals per day.
- Cost for Day Campers: $281.00.
This includes tuition only.
A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is due at registration. The balance of all camp fees is due by June 25, 2018. Click here for the Cancellation and Refund Policy.
Discounts are available for this camp.
Campers may wish to bring a small amount of extra money for snacks and optional recreation activities. More information is provided in the camp handbook.
Optional private lessons may be booked at camp check-in and are $50.00 per 50-minute lesson. Read more about Private Lessons.
Dates & Times
Campers check-in on Sunday, July 8 between 11:00am-2:30pm.
Campers check-out after the final performance on Saturday, July 14. The performance begins at 9:30am in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and is anticipated to end at approximately 10:45am.
Detailed information about check-in, check-out, and everything in between can be found in the Camp Handbook.
All campers must bring their instrument with them to camp (percussionists only need to bring sticks and mallets (timpani and marimba), stick bag and practice pads). If you do not own your own instrument, we suggest speaking with your music teacher about borrowing your school instrument for the duration of camp.
The instrument that you select during camp registration is the instrument that you must play at camp. If you would like to change your instrument to a different one after you register, please contact our office prior to the start of your camp.
Campers will also need to bring a folding music stand and their instrument accessories. Learn more about packing for camp.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Our instructors are FSU College of Music alumni and other nationally recognized teachers and conductors.