**The Benefic Chamber Music Camp will not be held this summer. It will resume next summer (2015).
July 26 - August 3, 2014
The Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from High School through the first years of college.
Students are instructed by artists and teachers of international renown with extensive experience and expertise as educators, chamber musicians, and members of major symphony orchestras. Camp instructors include faculty and guest artists from University of Cincinnati, Ball State University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Camp activities include:
• Daily chamber ensemble coachings
• Record-and-Review ensemble sessions
• Individual coachings focused on mastering assigned chamber music repertoire
• Private lessons
• Master classes by camp faculty and guest artists
• Chamber Orchestra
• Concerto Competition: winner performs with BCMC Orchestra
• Guest Artist and Faculty concerts and presentations
• Student performances at Sursa Hall with high-tech tunable acoustics
Additional programs include seminars and workshops on the musician's development:
-Health and Wellness: Alexander Technique
-The Art of Chamber Music Rehearsal
-The Art of Improvisation
-The Art of Sight-Reading
-The Art of Recording
-The Art of Composition
-Effective Practice Techniques
-Preparation for Public Performances: Strategies and Tips
-Instrument Maintenance and much more!
The application fee is waived for students applying before March 1, and reduced tuition is offered to students applying before April 15. Limited scholarships are available as well as discounts for already formed groups and siblings.
The camp is held in the Music Instruction Building, featuring elite instructional facilities and state-of-the-art Sursa Performance Hall.
For more information, please visit the Benefic website.
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