Music Camps for Grades 5-10

Grow and learn with us this summer! Our camps for students entering grades 5-10 are super fun!

String Camp | June 17 - 22, 2023
NEW! Choir Camp | June 17 - 22, 2023 (grades 6-8)
Band Camp | June 26 - July 1, 2023
Music Theatre Camp | June 26 - July 1, 2023
NEW! High School Counselors

The Conservatory of Music at Baldwin Wallace University has a long history of bringing school-age and adult learners to campus for focused music study through workshops, camps and training institutes.

Caring staff, a safe campus, outstanding music facilities, excellent food service, and comfortable residence halls combine to make each camper's experience a positive one. Campers have the option to commute daily to campus or live in real college dorms. All campers will attend rehearsals in Conservatory buildings. The BW student dining hall provides delicious, healthy meals; all meals are provided for residential campers, and lunch and dinner are provided for day campers.

We know that your children are precious, and BW summer program staff go the extra mile to watch over all campers. Certified music teachers and other adults supervise all rehearsals and activities. We have a nurse on call around the clock who supervises and dispenses all medications. Attendance is taken at all activities. Faculty and staff live in the residence halls and are responsible for supervision. Campus security personnel are always available and all dorms remain locked 24/7 with key card access only.

Afternoon activities may include swimming, outdoor activities, and game days. Evening activities may include a trip to Swings-N-Things, a movie night, or the counselor talent show. BW's summer music programs receive public support with local tax dollars from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture to preserve and enrich our region's artistic and cultural heritage.

Choose from String Camp, Choir Camp, Band Camp, or Music Theatre Camp. Learn more below.

MUSIC CAMPS FOR GRADES 4-9

These residential or commuter camps are designed for String, Band and Musical Theatre students entering grades 4-9 looking to continue their training over the summer. During this busy week of heavy music-making, students enjoy making new friends through several supervised social activities.

CONSERVATORY SUMMER INSTITUTE

BW Conservatory Summer Institute offers intensive opportunities, in choral, keyboard, strings, and wind + percussion, to high school students where they will experience focused musical training at Baldwin Wallace’s nationally acclaimed Conservatory of Music.

DANCE IMMERSION

A dynamic residential camp experience, Dance Immersion is designed to bring together dancers in grades 7-12 from studios across the region, to inspire artistic growth, cultivate existing technique, and promote new technical development. 

CLASSES

We offer classes in Dance, Music, and Visual Art for children and adults. CAS faculty and staff have carefully considered the safest course of action for each program area, while keeping our focus on quality arts education.

TEACHER EDUCATION

The Institute for Music Teaching and Learning offers high-quality professional development for music educators in a format coordinated with Ohio Standards. Course credit is available through Baldwin Wallace University. 

LOVETRI INSTITUTE FOR SOMATIC VOICEWORK

The original CCM Vocal Pedagogy course in residence at Baldwin Wallace University, this three-tiered course of LoVetri’s method, Somatic Voicework™, is comprehensive but accessible to everyone from singers not yet teaching to those with decades of experience.

String Camp

A residential or commuter camp for strings players entering grades 5-10 with a minimum nine months of playing experience! You'll make new friends whether you stay on campus with us or return home in the evenings. Come grow as a musician through rehearsals, sectionals, and a final performance!
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Choir Camp

New this year, this week long camp is designed specifically for singers in grades 6-8. Whether you stay on campus overnight or return home, you'll have a blast making new friends through social activities and growing as a musician through rehearsals, sectionals, and a final performance!
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Band Camp

A residential or commuter camp for woodwind, brass and percussion players entering grades 5-10 with a minimum of nine months playing experience. Whether you stay overnight ore return home in the evenings, students will grow as musicians with rehearsals, sectionals and a final concert, and have fun making new friends through supervised social activities.
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Music Theatre Camp

This week long camp gets you on stage singing, acting, and dancing! You'll make new friends whether you stay on campus with us or return home in the evenings. Come grow as a musician through rehearsals, classes, and a final showcase!
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