Choral Ensemble Camp

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Camp Features

Choir and Ensemble Rehearsals
All singers will work with FSU faculty in a large mixed choir, and a women's or men's choir.  They will also work in sectionals, a variety of small ensembles, and in a men's or women's Finale group. Ensembles will be socially distanced and students will take regular outdoor breaks.

Elective Classes
All singers will take conducting and musicianship class daily.

Performance Opportunities
Camp will conclude with two final performances; a Friday night Small Ensembles Concert and a Saturday morning Choirs concert.  Each camper will be limited to 2 audience tickets per camper per event due to hall capacity restrictions.  Campers will receive their performance tickets at check-in.

Honors Solo Recital
Rising 11th graders, Rising 12th graders, and graduated seniors may choose to audition for the Honors Solo Recital.  Select singers will perform a solo piece at a special concert on Thursday evening. These students will also be assigned to the Class Voice elective in lieu of conducting or musicianship, where they will have the opportunity to work on their piece.

Evening Activities
The week is filled with fun and challenging music and social activities.  Music rehearsals take place on most evenings, but on Wednesday evening recreation activities are planned. A full recreation schedule will be provided two weeks before camp begins.

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, medical care, and everything in between on our CAMP LIFE page.

Covid-19 Planning
The FSU Summer Music Camps will be following guidelines and recommendations for best practices from the Centers for Disease Control and Florida State University to institute protocols for mitigation of spread of COVID-19. Click here to read more.

Camp Details

June 13 – 19, 2021

$496.00  (Overnight Campers)
$300.00  (Day Campers)

Eligibility

Campers must be have attended grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 in the 2020-2021 school year to be eligible.

All ability levels are welcome.  No audition is required to register.  There will be optional auditions at camp check-in for upperclassmen who wish to audition for the Honors Solo Recital. Details about this audition will be provided in the camp handbook.

Florida State is committed to providing a quality education to all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Please contact our office to discuss any questions or accommodations that may need to be made for your camper at least three weeks prior to the start of camp.

Price Details

Overnight Campers: $496.00
This includes tuition, housing, and three meals per day.

Day Campers: $300.00
This includes tuition only.

$100.00 non-refundable deposit is due at registration.  This deposit is applied toward to total cost. Your registration is not considered guaranteed until your deposit has been paid.  

The balance of all camp fees is due by May 31, 2021

Campers will need to purchase the music for the mixed choir.  It is estimated to cost $30.00 but specific information will be provided to campers in late May.

Click here for the Cancellation and Refund Policy.

The All-State Discount is available for this camp.  Please see our discount page for details.

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.

Registration

Online registration is open. 

A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is due at registration. The balance is due no later than May 31, 2021.

No audition is required to register.

After you register you will receive:

  • an immediate confirmation email from the registrar's office from the following address:  usi@capd.fsu.edu and a copy of your registration invoice.  Please print out and keep this email as it contains your CUSTOMER NUMBER which you will need to make future payments.
  • within a week you will receive a welcome email from our office from musiccamps@fsu.edu. This welcome email will have information about the camp handbook, supplemental forms, and other exciting camp reminders.

Wait Lists

We currently have a wait list for:

  • Soprano
  • Alto

If there is a wait list for your voice part when you go to register, you will need to call our office at 850-644-9934 to be placed on the wait list instead. Wait lists are first-come, first-serve; no deposit is required to be placed on the wait list. If a spot becomes available then we will call the first person on the wait list and offer the spot. They will have 48 hours to register before we move on to the next person on the wait list.

Check-In & Check-Out

After you are registered, you will be sent additional information including a link where you will sign-up for a check-in time slot between 1:00pm and 2:00pm on June 13.

There will be a maximum of 2 guests permitted with each camper at check-in.  All persons attending check-in must wear a mask and may have a temperature check.

Check-out takes place following the final performance on the last day of camp.  Performance will end at approximately 11:30am.

Detailed information about check-in, check-out, and everything in between will be provided in the Camp Handbook.

Camp Links

MEET THE 2021 INSTRUCTORS

Kevin Fenton

Professor of Music Education and Director of Undergraduate Choral Studies
Florida State University

Michael Hanawalt

Associate Professor of Choral Conducting and Music Education
Florida State University

Kari Adams

Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education
Florida State University

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