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June 7–11, 2021

Welcome to the Colorado Mesa University Middle School Music Camp! This week-long event is for middle-school music students who have had at least one year of training in band, orchestra, or choir, as well as guitar students. Due to capacity limits, registration is limited. To ensure your spot, please register early!

Music Camp includes five days of excellent instruction from the music faculty at Colorado Mesa University and professional musicians from the Grand Junction area.  Also included in the price is a Music Camp T-Shirt and music enrichment courses. Students perform in the Music Camp band, choir, orchestra or guitar ensemble. Open to students completing 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. This year the camp will be a day camp only; no overnight accommodations are offered.

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Directions for Drop Off and Pick Up: 
Colorado Mesa University Music Camp is held in the Moss Performing Arts Center on the southeast part of campus (on 12th St. near the corner of 12th and North). Students are dropped off and picked up in the parking lot surrounding the Outdoor Program (#9) on the Campus Map.

Check-In: 
Everyone checks in between 8–9am on Monday, June 7 outdoors near the parking lot surrounding the Outdoor Program (#9) on the campus map.  

Auditions: 
Auditions begin at 8:30am. Quietly wait outside your audition room until there is an opening. You may put your cases in Robinson Theatre and warm up.

Required Forms at time of Check-In:  
Liability Waiver, Medical Form and Photo Release form. COVID symptom tracking form must be submitted each day.

COVID protocols
Masks must be worn indoors at all times unless playing a wind/brass instrument or eating lunch. Bell covers are required for wind/brass instruments (flutes should use a wind shield such as the Win-d-fender). Ensemble spacing will be a minimum of 3 feet between players or more if space allows. Temperatures will be taken every morning. Students with COVID symptoms will not be allowed to participate.
COVID Symptom Tracking Form

Audition Material: 
Instrumentalists bring an etude, exercise from your method book or part of a solo for auditions. Be prepared to play major scales up to 2 sharps/flats for your instrument and chromatic scale (one octave).  Vocalists should bring a solo or sing a passage from a piece you performed this year in choir.

Meals: 
Lunch will be provided on campus.
NOTE:  The fee for a lost card is $15.00.  

Tuition and Payment:
$350 
Includes lunch all 5 days and camp t-shirt
Please note: this year is a day camp only; no overnight accommodations are offered

Registration deadline:
Enrollment is limited by instrument and voice groups, so please register early to ensure a spot. Once enrollment caps are reached, registration will close for that instrument or voice group.
Important: If you have registered but cannot attend camp, please email or call immediately to let us know. We need to be notified if you are not attending!

Enrichment Courses:
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Course Descriptions

Final Concert: 
Friday, June 11, 1pm. Academic Quad (#2) on the campus map.
Concert DressBlack pants or shorts and camp t-shirt. Save the t-shirt for the concert. 

Cell Phones: 
Students are allowed to have cell phones during Music Camp, but they will need to be turned off during rehearsals or classes. 

What to Bring to Camp:
Mask to wear indoors
Pencil
Your instrument
Instrument supplies such as valve oil, rosin, extra reeds, sticks and mallets
Bell cover for wind instruments or wind shield for flutes

Contact Information

Lyn Ross
970.248.1233
lross@coloradomesa.edu

Darin Kamstra, Camp Director
970.248.1088        
dkamstra@coloradomesa.edu