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Daily Schedule

You design your own schedule! You have the opportunity to participate in several performing groups and ensembles, and on more than one instrument and/or voice…all for one fee.

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Classes (select one): Theory I, Theory II, Theory III, Harmony I, Harmony II, Composition & Arranging, Conducting, Improvisation (Jazz Students)
9:30 am Symphonic Band*, String Sectional, Vocal Workshop, Piano Workshop, Guitar Workshop
10:30 am Concert Choir (entire camp participates)
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Symphony Orchestra*, Piano Workshop, Saxophone Ensemble, Jazz Combo I*, Brass Ensemble, Contemporary Rock Ensemble II, Recreation or Practice time
2:30 pm Wind Ensemble*, String Ensembles, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Combo II*, Chamber Choir, Recreation or Practice time
3:30 pm Jazz Ensemble II*, Vocal Jazz Choir, Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Recreation or Practice time
4:30 pm Jazz Ensemble I*, Chamber Orchestra, Woodwind Ensemble, Piano Ensembles, Contemporary Rock Ensemble I, Classical Guitar duets, Recreation or Practice time
5:30 pm Dinner
Evening Special Performances & Workshops | Social or Recreational Activities
Wednesdays (7:30 pm): Camp Recital (Solos and Ensembles)
Saturdays (8:00 pm): Concert (Groups & Ensembles)
Sundays (3:00 pm): Concert (Groups & Ensembles)                                         See Concert & Recital Schedule for details!

Typical Daily Schedules:

Woodwinds  (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon)
Brass  (Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba)
Strings  (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)
Guitar & Bass Guitar

-Private lessons by professional staff are offered once weekly ($80/hr; $40/half hr). Lessons may also be taken on more than one instrument.

*Auditions for Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble & Symphony Orchestra (Woodwind & Brass players only) will take place on Monday evening during Week 1 and Sunday evening during Weeks 2 & 3. The audition for Symphonic Band (all sections) is for seating only. Placement in Jazz Ensemble I or II and Jazz Combo I will be determined during Jazz Ensemble II rehearsal on Monday of each week.

String seating for Symphony Orchestra will be determined during the String Sectional on Monday of each week.

Percussion assignments for various ensembles are made on Monday during Percussion Ensemble.

AUDITION MUSIC: in addition to a short prepared piece that demonstrates your level of musicianship, you will be given music to sight read.

Contact Us
  • Eastern U.S. Music Camp
  • Dana Arts Center
  • Colgate University
  • Hamilton, NY 13346
  • Eastern U.S. Music Camp
  • 7 Brook Hollow Rd
  • Ballston Lake, NY 12019