Urban Strings 2018 Summer Camp Information

June 4 - June 8

ELIGIBILITY:

​For students entering grades 4-12 during the 2018-2019 school year, with at least one year of playing experience on their instrument.

ABILITY LEVEL:

This program is designed to meet the needs of musicians who have had varying levels of training. (Suzuki students, students in school orchestra, students taking private lessons, students participating in other ensembles). Musicians will be placed in summer camp based on skill level.

AUDITIONS:

​Auditions will take place at Mount Vernon AME Church, 1127 Mount Vernon Avenue, Saturday, May 19th from 8a-10a and Saturday, May 26th from 8a-10a. Musicians should prepare for 2 scales of choice, a solo piece and will be asked to sight-read. Please contact ​urbanstringscols@gmail.com​ to schedule an audition time.

CAMP FEE:

​The total cost for camp is $175.00. A $25.00 deposit due at the time of application. The balance of $150.00 will be due by the first day of camp.  ​Two or more siblings are half the regular price ($87.50). The fee includes tuition and a camp t-shirt.

Deadline for application is May 16th. Deposit checks can be made out to F.A.C.E./Urban Strings

Please include application and mail to: Urban Strings Columbus P.O. Box 30421 Columbus, OH 43230.


CAMP SCHEDULE:

Monday, June 4th – Thursday, June 7th

URBAN STRINGS PREMIERE AND HALF NOTES

Location: Broad St. Presbyterian Church

Arrive

9:00am

Rehearsal*

9:30a - 11:45a

Lunch (musicians bring packed lunch)

11:45a - 12:30p

Rehearsal*

12:30pm-2:25pm

Wrap Up/Announcements

2:25p - 2:30p

*For each rehearsal period, musicians will receive a 10 minute bathroom/water break

URBAN STRINGS QUARTER NOTES

Location: TBD

Arrive

5:45pm

Rehearsal

6:00pm-7:30pm

ALL MUSICIANS

Friday, June 8th

Location: Broad St. Presbyterian Church

Arrive

9:45am

Dress Rehearsal

10:00am-11:15am

Snack and T-shirt distribution

11:15am-11:45am

Seating for Matinee Concert

11:45am-12:00pm

Matinee Concert

12:00pm-1:30pm

Depart

1:30pm

Arrive

6:15pm

Evening Concert*

7:00pm-8:30pm

*The Finale Concert is free and open to the public. Donations accepted as we plan to launch our tour on June 10th! Only musicians who have been a part of Urban Strings Columbus this 2017/2018 season will qualify to go on tour.

CONCERT WARDROBE:

​Matinee Concert, June 8th, 12:00pm - jeans and camp t-shirt

Finale Concert, June 8th, 7:00pm - white top, black bottoms and black shoes