CONCERT BAND CAMP
Wednesday, June 13 – Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ensemble participation and performance will be stressed during the Concert Band Camp and each group (Junior Band and Senior Band) will offer a public performance at the conclusion of the camp week. Students will also have the opportunity to take a private lesson with our artist faculty and be exposed to smaller, chamber ensemble music, coached by faculty and staff members at the University of Alabama School of Music. Other faculty members may be contacted by clicking the link found at the bottom of the page. Students who have just completed grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and/or 12 as of June 2018 are eligible to attend.

 

Concert Band Camp Costs
RESIDENT CAMPER (Staying on campus): $425.00

COMMUTER CAMPER (Commuting each day): $325.00

CONCERT BAND CAMP REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE

 

RESIDENT vs COMMUTER CAMPER
RESIDENT CAMPER fees include all instruction, group activities, housing in University dormitories and select meals each day in the University Dining Halls.

COMMUTER CAMPER fees include all instruction and group activities along with select meals each day. A COMMUTER CAMPER should be housed in the Tuscaloosa area with a relative 21 years old or older.

 


CRIMSON MUSIC CAMP – CONCERT BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Alabama Winds, an all adult community band based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was organized in the summer of 2013 and is comprised primarily of practicing music educators residing all throughout the state of Alabama. Alabama Winds is proud to present the Annual Summer Music Camp Scholarships to middle school and high school band students from grades 6 to 12 who . One of our missions is to foster and support the growth of music education of young people through various scholarships. The scholarship is awarded based on the following criteria:

    • Must be woodwind, brass, or percussion player attending the CONCERT BAND CAMP
    • Must have been enrolled in band at least one year
    • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or an overall B average
    • Must complete and submit the application (this includes essay and letters of recommendation) by the deadline
    • Recommendation letters will be submitted online. Band directors and other teachers will receive separate login information to submit recommendations
    • Must be present at the Alabama Winds Spring Concert on Monday, May 28, 2018 at Thompson High School, Alabaster, Alabama to accept the award

One (1) middle school Summer Music Camp Scholarship and one (1) high school Summer Music Camp Scholarship will be awarded. The Summer Music Camp Scholarships are in two different categories and will include:

RESIDENT CAMPER: All instruction, group activities, housing in University dormitories and three meals each day in the University Dining Halls.

COMMUTER CAMPER: All instruction and group activities, LUNCH and DINNER each day. A COMMUTER CAMPER should be housed in the area with a relative 21 years old or older.

The deadline for application submission is Monday, April 30, 2018. The scholarship winner will be announced and notified by Monday, May 14, 2018 and MUST be present at the Annual Alabama Winds Spring Concert on Monday, May 28, 2018, Thompson High School, Alabaster, Alabama.

 


PRIVATE LESSONS DURING CONCERT BAND, JAZZ BAND AND MARCHING PERCUSSION CAMP

Students are encouraged to take advantage of our world-class faculty by scheduling a private lesson session with the faculty during the week of Crimson Music Camp. These lessons should be scheduled by the camp attendees in advance of your arrival on campus in June. If you are interested in scheduling a private lesson, you should email the professor directly and determine a time and cost for your lesson. These lessons will be at an additional cost to be determined by the individual professors and paid directly to the professor by the camp attendee. A listing of the email addresses of the camp faculty members can be found HERE.

 


Resources:

For Crimson Camp contact information CLICK HERE

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Heath Nails, Coordinator of Band Operations: jhnails@ua.edu