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Camp Sessions

Horn Choir: July 7 - July 10, 2021
Average to experienced horn players are welcome. The class sessions will include rehearsals and individual assistance provided by distinguished Blue Lake Faculty. Campers are encouraged to bring their ensemble literature. If the number of campers warrant, multiple ensembles will be formed. Quality horn ensemble literature will be read, rehearsed, and performed. We are pleased to announce Michael Wright will be back leading the camp in 2021.

String Orchestras:  July 7 - 10, 2021
All ability levels of strings are welcome. An intermediate and an advanced orchestra will be offered. Classes will include rehearsals and technique classes taught by distinguished Blue Lake faculty. Quality string orchestra literature will be read and rehearsed. Additional time will also be provided for other chamber ensemble interests. We are pleased to announce Jim Roach will be back leading the camp in 2021.

Concert Band:  July 21 - July 24, 2021 (Music difficulty: grade 3-4)
Although all instruments and players are welcome, this session is designed for the player who would like to develop musical leadership skills. The music for this session will be medium easy to medium (grade 3-4), allowing for rehearsal and performance of high-quality band music. This ensemble provides the perfect opportunity for the average player to gain experience and confidence. Participants are asked to be in good playing shape. We are pleased to announce Greg Christensen and Gail Brechting will be conductors for 2021.

Saxophone Choir:  July 25 - July 28, 2021
Average to experienced saxophonists are welcome. The sessions will include rehearsals and individual assistance provided by distinguished Blue Lake Faculty. Campers are encouraged to bring all of their saxophones and ensemble literature. If the number of campers warrant, multiple ensembles will be formed. Quality saxophone ensemble literature will be read, rehearsed, and performed. We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeffery Heisler and Dr. Matthew Younglove will be back leading the camp in 2021.

Trombone/Euphonium Choir:  August 8 - 11, 2021
Average to experienced trombone and euphonium players are welcome. The sessions will include rehearsal and individual assistance provided by distinguished Blue Lake Faculty. Campers are encouraged to bring ensemble literature. If the number of campers warrant, multiple ensembles will be formed. Pre-existing quartets or other small ensembles are welcome. Quality literature will be read, rehearsed and performed. We are pleased to announce Gail Brechting will be back leading the camp in 2021.

Concert Band:  August 11 - 14, 2021 (Music difficulty:  grade 4-5)
Although all instruments and players are welcome, this session is designed for the more advanced player. The music for the session will be medium to difficult (grade 4-5), providing the more advanced player the opportunity to rehearse and perform major works for band. Participants are expected to be in good playing shape.  We are pleased to announce Greg Christensen and Gail Brechting will be conductors for 2021.

Clarinet Choir: August 14 - 17, 2021
Average to experienced clarinetists are welcome. B♭ Clarinet, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, E♭ Contra-alto Clarinet, and B♭ Contra-bass Clarinets are welcome. Campers are encouraged to bring ensemble literature. If the number of campers warrant, multiple ensembles will be formed. Quality clarinet choir literature will be read, rehearsed and performed. We are pleased to announce John Varineau will be back leading the camp in 2021.