Middle School Brass & Woodwind Summer Music Camps


The Middle School Brass & Woodwind Camis a day camp that is highly individualized with small ensemble playing opportunities and daily group instruction.

When: June 7-11, 2022 from 9am-12pm

Where: Fayetteville Academy

Who: Students in grades 7-8 for the 2022-2023 school year with at least 1 year of experience playing one of the following instruments: French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon

Tuition: $150

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2022

Please note that registration is now closed. For more information or assistance please contact Linda Lane, Education Manager, at operations@fayettevillesymphony.org or call (910) 433-4690.

What to Expect

  • Instruction and coaching with professional musicians of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra
  • Small ensemble playing, to help each individual excel on their instrument, while learning to build musicianship by working in a collaborative setting
  • Group discussions on fundamentals, intonation, technique, repertoire, auditions, and much more!
  • End of Camp Concert on the last day of camp
  • Music will be distributed the first day of camp


Tuition is $150. You may apply for a full or partial scholarship (a separate form will be emailed to you) **The deadline to apply for a scholarship is June 1, with decisions announced by June 3. We try our best to offer as much financial aid as possible, but scholarships are not guaranteed.**


Linda Lane, Woodwind Instructor

Flutist Linda Lane, originally from the Atlanta area, has found a home teaching and performing in Fayetteville, NC and the surrounding areas.  Currently, Linda is a member of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Principal Flutist of the Carolina Philharmonic, and is the Adjunct Flute Professor at Methodist University.  Recently, Mrs. Lane became the Personnel Manager and Education Director for Fayetteville Symphony. She is also the Fine and Performing Arts Division Coordinator for Methodist University.  She completed an MM in Flute Performance at Louisiana State University in 2006 and a BM with Honors in Music Performance from the University of South Carolina. Linda has studied flute with Dr. Katherine Kemler, Dr. Constance Lane, Mr. Carl Hall, and Mrs. Kelly Bryant. In addition to music, Mrs. Lane loves cooking, movies, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets. 

Dr. Timothy Altman, Brass Instructor

Dr. Timothy Meyer Altman is Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP). He teaches trumpet, conducting, and is the Director of Bands (conducting the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band). He was Chair of the Department of Music at UNCP for 10 years (National Association of Schools of Music accredited). He taught instrumental and general music at the elementary, middle school, high school, and university level in Virginia, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and North Carolina. 

Altman was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Malta during spring 2019. North Carolina governor, Roy Cooper, appointed him to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Symphony in 2017. He had Lectureships at Ludwigsburg University (Germany) in 2017 and 2018. 

He led the UNCP Wind Ensemble in performances at the North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA) conference in 2005, 2008, and 2014 with guest conductors Brian Balmages, Sam Hazo, Robert W. Smith, Jay Bocook, and his father, Ed Altman (a distinguished music educator in Virginia). Dr. Altman also led the UNCP Trumpet Ensemble in performances at the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) conference in 2012, 2014, and 2017. He has commissioned new music from Eric Ewazen, James Sochinski, James Hosay, Kyle Newmaster, Joe Sheehan, Kevin McKee, and James Stephenson. His music articles have been published in Teaching Music (NAfME), the North Carolina Music Educator, Keynotes, and the ITG journal.  

Altman completed his Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in trumpet performance at the University of Kentucky (studying with Terry Everson). He also has Music Education degrees from Virginia Tech (BA) and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (MME). He has performed at international conferences (Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, International Trumpet Guild, etc.). Altman performed/lectured at the Royal College of Music (London); Amman, Jordan (middle east); Bologna and Trento, Italy; Ludwigsburg, Germany; Mexico City, Mexico; Malta, Puerto Rico, and throughout the U.S. He is principal trumpet of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra (NC) and the Carolina Philharmonic. He has performed with The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, trumpets Allen Vizzutti, Terry Everson, Vince DiMartino, and many more international artists. The CD “Baroque Music for Two Trumpets, Strings, and Harpsichord” is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, and YouTube. 

Dr. Altman is a Yamaha Artist.  

Featured Musician

Warren Ferguson – Viola

Violist Warren Ferguson has been a member of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra since 2008. He is also a member of other regional orchestras including the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, Musica Chamber Ensemble, the Wilson Symphony Orchestra, and the Carolina Philharmonic. He performs the majority of the weekends of the year. He is a past member of the Long Bay Symphony and Dayton Philharmonic and has played with the North Carolina Symphony and Durham Symphony. He also plays violin, including classical, popular, Irish and Celtic music, bluegrass, and jazz, appearing with other talented like minded musicians. He studied viola performance at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music where he received his Bachelors of Music, and went on to receive a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering at Wright State University and studied Irish traditional music at the University of Limerick. His regular day job is as a software engineer. He considers written music in many respects, as the first programming language. He loves to play music and finds it helps provide a good life balance that brings enjoyment to many.


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.

This organization is supported in part by a space grant from the BB&T Term Endowment of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

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