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Benefic Chamber Music Camp is an intensive learning experience designed to enhance the chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, french horn, and piano students from high school through first years of college.

Students are instructed by artists and teachers of international renown, with extensive experience and expertise as educators, chamber musicians, and as members of major symphony orchestras.

Camp roster includes faculty and guest artists from the University of Cincinnati and Ball State University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, and the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras.

Activities include >>

  • Daily chamber ensemble coaching
  • Record-and-Review ensemble sessions
  • Individual coachings focused on mastering the assigned chamber music repertoire
  • Private Lessons
  • Master classes by 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
  • Sample Daily Schedule

 

Bonus programs offer a variety of other exciting musical activities, workshops and presentations >>

  • Health and Wellness: Alexander Technique
  • The Art of Chamber Music Rehearsal
  • The Art of ImprovisationRiver_stone2
  • Audition preparation
  • The Art of Sight Reading
  • The Art of Recording
  • The Art of Composition
  • Effective Practice Techniques
  • Preparation for Public Performace: Strategies and Tips
  • Instrument Maintenance, and much more!

Optional Private Lessons >>

  • In addition to individual coachings that are included in the tuition, our camp also offers optional private lessons for an additional fee. Please refer to the Fees section for details.