Summer Festival Daily Activities

School of Music
Mason Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: (716) 673-3151

Band: Each student will be assigned to the wind symphony, which will rehearse daily and perform on the final concert in King Concert Hall on Saturday.

Chamber Ensembles: Every student will be placed in two chamber ensembles that will rehearse daily with coaching from the camp faculty.  These ensembles will perform on the student chamber recital on Friday evening.

Jazz ensemble rehearsalJazz Ensemble: The jazz ensemble is open to students by audition, led by Bruce Johnstone.  The band will rehearse daily and perform on the final concert in King Concert Hall on Saturday.

 Evening Concerts: Fredonia School of Music faculty ensembles will be featured in evening recitals. These ensembles include the Fredonia Woodwind Quintet, Fredonia Faculty Brass, Fredonia Percussion Ensemble and Fredonia Jazz Combo.

 Computer LabMusicianship Classes: Music theory, conducting, jazz improvisation and music technology classes will be offered. The music technology class be held in the School of Music's state-of-the-art computer instruction lab.

Master Classes: Master classes will be held daily for each instrument and/or chamber ensemble. Topics relevant to your instrument will be explored by the campus faculty, most of whom are faculty members at the Fredonia School of Music.

African gyil playingSpecial Topics: Special topic classes will be held covering areas such as free improvisation, African drumming, performance anxiety, auditions, college admissions, etc.

Private Lessons: Campers may wish to arrange for a private lesson with a studio teacher while at camp.  Such opportunities would depend on the availability of the instructor.  Arrangements should be made with the studio teacher upon arrival.

Meals: Meals will be served in one of our campus dining facilities, and camp meal planning is supervised by the Faculty Student Association.  Cranston Marche is an all-u-care to eat dining facility that offers campers a variety of choices including vegetarian and vegan choices.  Commuting students may eat in the dining hall by paying for the 17-meal package or purchasing individual meals.  Commuters are encouraged to participate in all the camp social activities.

Point GratiotRecreation: softball, frisbee, tennis, swimming, racquetball, kickball, spud, etc.





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