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Islander Soundwaves

Summer Camp for Singers

2015 Islander Sound Waves: Summer Camp for Singers and Pianists 

July 20-24, 2015

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Sound Waves offers high school students the opportunity to come to the "Island University" for a week of music study and fun.  Camp will take place from 9a-6p in the Center for the Arts and Performing Arts Center buildings on the TAMU-CC main Campus. 

All students will receive a Private Voice, Acting for Singers, Foreign Language Diction, College Audition Workshop, Vocal Health Class, Sight-Singing Practice, All State Music preparation, fun social activities and more! Work with the excellent TAMUCC voice and choral faculty, as well as guest artists and directors. We are pleased to now also include pianists in Sound Waves. Our piano and theory faculty will be participating, and will offer Music Theory and Class Piano. Celebrate the closing of camp week by performing in the TAMU-CC state of the art Performing Arts Center. The full Sound Waves choir, Acting for Singers classes, and winners of the Solo Competition will be featured in this Final Concert!

Cost, Deadlines, Deposit, and Refund Policy

Commuter Camper Tuition: $250.00 (including parking, t-shirt, cd)

Campus Parking Permit is required for all vehicles planning on parking on campus grounds.

All-State Scholarship: $100.00 (Must show proof)     

All-Area Scholarship:  $50.00 (Must show proof)

 
Commuter camper applications must be received by June 19, 2015.  Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $100 deposit (or the full amount).  Please make checks payable to TAMUCC Music Department.  Refunds, minus the $100.00 deposit, can be made on or before May 22, 2015. No refunds can be made after May 22, 2015.
 
 

Scholarships
All-State Scholarships:  Any high school student that was a member of a 2015 TMEA or ATSSB All-State Choir will receive a $100.00 camp scholarship.  Any student that advanced to All-Area will receive a $50.00 camp scholarship.  To receive these scholarships a student must send proof of membership (copy of the All-State program with their name highlighted or a letter from their choral director) with their registration materials.
 

Campus Meals
Meals are not included in the Camper Fees.  Campers can bring meals with them or purchase meals at the camp for $6.50 to $8.50 per meal.  All meals will be located in the University Center Commons or the Dining Hall, and there will be a number of great food options.  Lunch will be eaten on campus each day. Campers will not be allowed to leave campus for lunch.
 

Camp Auditions
There is NO audition to be accepted into the camp-ALL students with at least one year of choral experience or private voice lessons are welcome.  All Islander Sound Waves students will remain in their current choir section unless they wish complete a simple and painless audition for section placement. Auditions will be held on the morning of the first day of camp in the Center for the Arts building. Students need not bring audition music. Familiar songs will be used to determine range and most appropriate choral placement.
 
 

For questions or further information please contact us at:
Dr. Hope Thacker at 361-825-3943 or by email at hope.thacker@tamucc.edu
Rachel Holman at 361-825-3756 or by e-mail at rachel.holman@tamucc.edu

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