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Applications open for music camp

Junior high and high school instrumentalists and high school vocalists can apply for a week of quality musical performances and class training and workshops from guest artists July 14 to July 20 at Fort Hays State University.

Artists will be German Gutierrez, orchestra director at Texas Christian University; John Fedchock, jazz trombonist from New York City; and Karl Fenner, principal bass in the Colorado Symphony.

Class selections include musical theatre, alternative strings, string literature, double reed making, flutists makeover, drum line fundamentals, electric guitar, jazz bass, conducting fundamentals, advanced conducting, rhythm fundamentals, sight reading, history of composers, jazz piano, jazz improvisation, theory and ear training, music composition, and multimedia.

The cost of the camp is $495 for the full week or $200 to participate as a day participant, with lodging elsewhere. Noon meal cards are available for $50 for day campers.

Register online at For more information, contact camp director Ivalah Ellen at (785) 628-4226, or

Last modified April 18, 2013