Summer Music Institute


JH Band Camp (Grades 6-8)


Date: June 23-28, 2019


Cost: $550

Supervised Commuter (w/ meals) — $65 discount
Unsupervised Commuter (w/o meals) — $135 discount


2019 Camp Director: TBA


Campers will have the opportunity to perform a wide variety of exciting literature while enhancing their musicianship skills along the way. Junior High Band Camp will include sectionals, technique classes, and special interest sessions on topics such as conducting, what to listen for in music, composition, and more. Seating auditions will be held on the first day of camp. On the final day, families and friends are encouraged to join us for the culminating performance.


2018 JH Camp Director: Colin Weber camp director


Colin Weber is Director of Bands at Allegan High School in Allegan, Michigan. Previous to his appointment, Mr. Weber served as graduate assistant to the Director of Bands at Western Illinois University, where he was active conducting and performing with the university ensembles. He received his Masters of Music in conducting in 2016 from WIU. In 2009, Mr. Weber was hired to be the assistant band director at Allegan High School. A Rochelle, Ill., native, he is a Western Michigan University graduate and did his student teaching at Allegan High School in spring 2008.


He taught for a year at Benton Harbor Area Schools but came to Allegan as an assistant following persistent requests from the Allegan Band Booster organization and parents to relieve the burden of the music program on its sole director.