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USF Band Camp

Event Type: Music
Facility: School of Music (MUS)
Presented By: School of Music
Mission Statement: 

The USF Band Camp provides an opportunity for young musicians to collaborate in a band music setting with other talented students while under the tutelage of The University of South Florida's Resident Artist Faculty. These young musicians will be nurtured to raise their musical awareness through band and chamber ensembles and to communicate this through the language of music. 


Admission is open to all winds and percussion ages 14 and up. All applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation from your band director. Every effort will be made to accept all applicants but consideration will also need to be based on instrumentation. 

ALL registrations and payments will be done online at Medical release forms and maps may also be printed from the website. Medical forms must accompany the student the first day of camp or, if you prefer, this may be mailed to: 
The University of South Florida 
College of the Arts 
Attn: Amy Collins, FAH 136 
4202 E. Fowler Ave. 
Tampa, FL 33620 
Registration and payments are due by May 27, 2011. The full payment is refundable (less an administrative fee of $50.00) if the applicant cancels by June 1st, 2011. 

Price:  Resident Camper: $485.00/Non-Resident Camper: $315.00 

Any questions should be directed to Amy Collins, Camp Director, by e-mail at or by phone at 813-974-2411. 

Further information will be e-mailed the week of May 31st. 
Schedule of Events: 

- A typical day includes all or part of the following: ensemble rehearsals, master classes, private lessons, practice time, and group free time. 
- A final concert will be given in the new School of Music building on Friday, June 17th at 2:00 PM and will feature all the participating ensembles. A faculty concert will be given during the week of camp. 
- Registration and Check-in for resident campers will begin at 7:00 PM on Sunday, June 12th at the Embassy Suites. If you have a roommate preference, please make note of it on the registration form. 
- Registration for day campers will begin at 9 AM on Monday, June 14th in the new School of Music building. if you have a roommate preference, please make note of it on the registration form.
What to Bring: 
Snacks and Drinks:   Each 2-room suite includes a small refrigerator, so be sure to bring snacks and drinks. 

Clothing:  Campers should bring at least one change of clothes for each day of camp. Bring casual, hot-weather clothing. T-shirts and shorts must reflect good taste, and comfortable shoes. Pack an umbrella in case of rain. 

Concert clothing:  Camp T-shirt (will be provided) and full length blue jeans. 

Rehearsals:   All Campers must bring their own instrument.
Date: 6/15/2011
Event Information: For additional event information, please visit:

Resident Camper: $485.00
Non-Resident Camper: $315.00
Purchase Tickets: See Event Information.
Location: MUS-Multiple Rooms
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
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