FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Elementary String Camp

Elementary String Camp

Information for summer 2019 will be posted soon!

Location: Fayetteville Academy, 3200 Cliffdale Road, Fayetteville, NC

 

ABOUT

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Elementary String Camp is a morning day camp for elementary aged students (ages 5-11) who play violin, viola, cello, or double bass. The camp is intended for those students that have prior experience participating in their school’s strings program, have been taking private lessons, or have been participating in the Fayetteville Symphony After School Strings Program.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Master Classes with professional Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra musicians
  • Fiddling
  • Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble Classes
  • FUN Music History and Music Theory Class
  • “Snack Time Concert Series” where the students will have the chance to perform for one another, and be able to hear their teachers perform for them as well!
  • “Brown Bag Lunch” Final Concert on the last day of the camp (Friday, June 22nd at 12pm) – parents are invited to attend!

 

LOCATION

The camp is held at Fayetteville Academy, 3200 Cliffdale Rd., Fayetteville, NC.

*Note: Though the camp is held at Fayetteville Academy, this camp is solely a Fayettevilly Symphony Orchestra camp. Students from any school (public, private, or home school) that fit the age and experience requirements are welcome to attend.

 

REGISTRATION

Students must be ages 5-11, play either violin, viola, cello, or double bass, and must have prior experience to participating in at least one of the following to apply:

 

TUITION

Tuition is $180. Tuition is due in full with the application form. You may pay by check made out to Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra or pay online by credit card through the link below.

We are pleased to offer a 10% sibling discount for this camp if more than one sibling from the same family applies! For every sibling after the first to apply, a 10% discount will be given on their total tuition. Please contact the symphony office to receive this discount at (910)433-4690.

Tuition is due no later than the application deadline of Friday, June 1st, 2018.

 

For any questions, please contact the symphony office at (910)433-4690, or email operations@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

Featured Musician

Matthew Parunak – Bass Trombone

Matthew Parunak is a professional music arranger, visual designer, and trombonist from Chapel Hill, NC. Currently, he serves as music director for Orquesta K’Che Salsa band, bass trombonist for the Durham Symphony Orchestra under Maestro William Curry, and assistant band director at Jordan High School in Durham, NC. Matthew also serves as adjunct faculty at Elon University in Music Education, as well as brass staff with the University of North Carolina Marching Tar Heels.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Tuba Performance in 2008 and his Master’s Degree in Arts and Teaching in 2009, both from UNC-Chapel Hill. From 2009-2012, Matthew was the Director of Bands at Forbush High School and Forbush Middle School, where his marching and concert bands received consistent Superior and Excellence ratings.  As an active arranger and clinician, he has written more than 50 marching band shows for bands across the state of North Carolina, while consulting with many band programs across the state of North Carolina. Joanna Ross Hersey, former prinicpal tubist of the United States Coast Guard Band, commissioned Matthew to write an original theme and variations piece for solo tuba and wind ensemble. It was premiered in November of 2016 by the ECU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Scott Carter.

To Educate. To Entertain. To Inspire.

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1956 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and is a professional, regional orchestra whose mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire the citizens of the Fayetteville, North Carolina region as the leading musical resource.  Praised for its artistic excellence, the Symphony leads in the cultural and educational landscape for Fayetteville and the southeastern North Carolina region.

The Fayetteville Symphony typically performs 8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as the city’s annual Independence concert with fireworks. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra, after school strings and summer music camps.


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P.O. Box 302
Fayetteville, NC 28302

Office Location:
308 Green St., Suite 200
Fayetteville, NC 28301
P: (910) 433-4690
F: (910)433-4699
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday
9:00am-5:00pm

info@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

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308 GREEN ST., SUITE 200
Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

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