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Summer Band Camps 2019 

Band Camp Mandatory Dates (M-F) for Summer 2019

(contingent on what calendar the school board passes)

  • Week of Jul 29 - percussion and guard week, student leadership, (new marchers on Wed/Thur)

  • Week of Aug 5 - full band camp week (8am-5pm) – Friday release at noon

  • Week of Aug 12 - full band camp week (8am-5pm) – Pool Party Friday night

  • Week of Aug 19 - full band camp (5pm-9pm) – Parent Show Thursday

The goal of our camps is to give each and every student a personalized experience so they can improve as players and leaders in your program.  

Other summer band  camps - 2018

UVA Summer Band Camps

We would love to welcome your students to Charlottesville this summer and keep them playing and learning at our summer camps.  Applications and information is online at:

2018 Judith Lapple Summer Music Festival & Woodwind Camp


Goal: Our goal for advanced students is to facilitate growth in the areas of musicianship and professionalism.  Students will focus on merging their technical skills with their expressive goals to further develop their inner artist.  Additionally, students will focus on the Art of Performing as a means of communicating these expressive goals in various performance opportunities, such as Student/Faculty Afternoon Recitals, Master Classes, Workshops and performing advanced literature for the instrument and large ensemble.  Additional focus is placed on improving sight-reading (in preparation for District Band, youth orchestra and college auditions) as well as skills of playing with others (listening, blending, intonation, communication through tone, movement, and inflection). This level is extremely fast-paced, intensive, and technically demanding.  Our faculty for the advanced students are comprised of college professors, symphony musicians, local area teachers and educators who insist on excellence through constant motivation and support of our students.  Many of these students go on to pursue music throughout high school and into college.  

Classes offered: Large ensemble playing, instrumental choirs, studio classes and specialized workshops on the following topics: "Sight-reading"; "Preparing for College/Orchestral Auditions";  "District Band Audition Tips"; "Performance Etiquette"; "Instrument Repair"; "Taking Better Auditions"; "Solo Repertoire Master Class"; "Orchestral Excerpts." 


For more details, please see ADVANCED LEVEL



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