General Information for String Leadership Camp

2021 STRING LEADERSHIP CAMP IS ONCE AGAIN CANCELLED

UPDATED 4/22.  Unfortunately due to COVID restriction uncertainties, we will not be having String Leadership Camp in the summer of 2021.  Please visit us again when we will hope to have another intensive and fun four-day commuter camp for high school string AND piano students wishing to perform chamber music in the summer of 2022.

Most sincerely,
Henry Duitman, camp director

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Dates of the Camp

Who May Apply

  • String players (entering grade 8 through entering college) who have played their instrument at least 4 years.
  • Advancing pianists who wish to perform chamber works should apply.

Cost

  • $250 tuition
  • NOTE: Numerous significant scholarships are available!

POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 2021 - How to Apply

NOTE: CHECK BACK AFTER APRIL 15 FOR DEFINITE INFORMATION

NOTE: FOR NOW DO NOT REGISTER

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NO LATER THAN June 15, 2021:

  1. Fill out the Registration Form with the $50 registration fee. NOTE: This entire fee applies to the cost of tuition upon acceptance.  Those not accepted will receive a full refund.
  2. Send in a video (taken on smart phone is ok) of your playing.  This will be your audition for acceptance to the camp and for any scholarship.
    1. STRING PLAYERS: Send your video (approx. 2 minutes) or video link to Dr. Henry Duitman at  duitmanh@gvsu.edu
    2. PIANISTS: Send your video (2 to 4 minutes) or video link to Dr. Sookkyung Cho at choso@gvsu.edu
  3. By July 1 you will be notified of acceptance, any scholarship you may receive, and you will be sent your small ensemble music.  You will also be sent a link for completing the remainder of the tuition.
  4. Final payment of tuition is due August 1.

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETING REGISTRATION AND SENDING IN YOUR VIDEO IS JUNE 15, 2021.

Note

This is a commuting camp.  No overnight lodging is provided but there are many excellent motels and hotels in the area.

Tuition covers the following:

  • All music, concerts, and instruction
  • Four lunches
  • Food for registration welcome and concert reception

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Click HERE to download the 2019 brochure!

Audio Recording of the 2018 Camp Orchestra

William Boyce, Symphony No. 3

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Leonard Bernstein, Danzon