Middle School Brass & Woodwind Summer Music Camps


Middle School Brass & Woodwind Camps: July 26-30, 2021 at 9am-2pm, Berean Baptist Church (517 Glensford Dr.)


Middle School Brass and Woodwind Camps are day camps focused on getting students back into playing shape in time for the school year. This camp will be highly individualized with small ensemble playing opportunities and daily group instruction.

  • Time: July 26-30 @ 9am-2pm
  • Location: Berean Baptist Church (517 Glensford Dr., Fayetteville, NC)
  • Age: 12-13 (or in Grades 7 or 8 for the 2021-2022 school year)
  • Instruments: French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon
  • Price: $150 per-student for the week
  • Registration Deadline: July 21, 2021

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
  • Lunch will NOT be included this year to maintain safety. All students will need to bring their own lunch each day.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Masks will be required for brass and woodwind students when they are not playing. All students will be seated socially distanced. The number of participants will be determined based on the latest indoor capacity limits set by the state. If a student is sick they will not be allowed to attend the camp. Temperature checks will be taken upon arrival each day.


Please fill out the registration form and pay the registration fee by July 21, 2021. Registration fee is $150 per-student for the week.

Featured Musician

Steve Skillman – Principal French Horn

Symphony_casual_0176.JPGSteve Skillman is the principal horn of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is also a frequent performer with the Wilmington Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina, and chamber groups throughout the region. He has appeared in shows in Myrtle Beach with Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and the late Ray Charles, as well as many touring Broadway productions. Mr. Skillman served as a teacher and administrator for thirty years in Brunswick County, North Carolina, and also taught horn at UNC Wilmington. He received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from East Carolina University, where he studied with James Parnell. Mr. Skillman is a former president of the Brunswick Arts Council, and is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the North Carolina Bandmaster’s Association.

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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