FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Middle School Brass & Woodwind Summer Music Camps

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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

About

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.

Registration

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

Dr. Clark Spencer – Acting Principal Viola

Clark SpencerViolist and Violinist Clark Spencer is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral performer living in Wilmington, NC. He is currently assistant principal viola of the Oregon Mozart Players and a founding member of the Blue Box Ensemble. Clark has performed with the Fayetteville Symphony (NC), Long Bay Symphony Orchestra (SC), Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera, the Corvallis Symphony, Newport Symphony, and the Oregon Bach Festival. He has had the privilege of performing under the batons of Andrew Linton, Marin Alsop, Jeffrey Kahane, Helmut Rilling, and Gunther Schuller.

Originally from Lancaster, PA, Clark earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in performance from Boston University, where he studied viola with Michelle LaCourse and violin with Peter Zazofsky. He recently completed his Doctorate in Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oregon where he studied with Dr. Leslie Straka. His doctoral research on the Sonata in G by Paul Ben-Haim culminated in a new edition for solo viola. Clark has also studied with Martha Strongin Katz and Jeffrey Irvine. He has performed in masterclasses with Kim Kashkashian, Arnold Steinhardt, Roger Tapping, Pamela Frank, the Ying String Quartet, the American String Quartet, the Orion String Quartet, and the Muir String Quartet.

Clark is an experienced violin and viola teacher. He completed his long term Suzuki training with Karin Hallberg and Louise Scott during his studies at the University of Oregon. In addition to his own studio, Clark has taught for the University of Oregon’s Community Music Institute, where he taught group classes, coached chamber music and conducted a middle school string orchestra. He also coached violin and viola sections of the South Salem High School Chamber Orchestra and the Salem Youth Orchestra. During the summers of 2009 and 2010, Clark served on the faculty at the Vermont Youth Orchestra’s Summer Program, Reveille!

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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