Summer Music Institute

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JH Choir Camp (Grades 6-8)

Date: June 12-17, 2022

Cost: $550

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

Choir Camps are designed to challenge, encourage, and inspire students of all proficiency levels by providing a wide range of instructional and performance opportunities. Our master teachers will help students build a foundation of fundamental skills in music reading, vocal production, stage presence, diction, and basic musicianship skills through rehearsals, master classes, special enrichment sessions, and performance.

Camp Director: Dr. Jason Hawkins
Accompanist: Dr. Po-Chuan Chiang
Section Leaders: TBA

JH Choir Camp Director: Dr. Jason Hawkins

Dr. Jason Hawkins serves as Professor of Choral Music Education at Western Illinois University where he teaches Concert Choir,Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and Music Education courses. He comes to Western after 12 years of successful choral teaching at Plainfield North High School where his nationally-recognized program grew grown from 35 to 200 members under his direction. Hiseducation includes a Bachelor's double major in Choral Music Education and Trumpet Performance from WIU, a Master's in Education from Governors State University, and a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Illinois. We are very excited to have Dr. Hawkins as the director of the Junior Choir Camp this summer!

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