School of Music

Summer Camps & Workshops

The summer months in the School of Music are full of week-long camps, multiple-day workshops, seminars, and other special events for all ages. Check out our summer programs below. We look forward to seeing you here this summer!

Summer Chamber Music Institute

June 9-15, 2019. Violin, viola and cello students entering grade 6 through 2019 graduated high school senior. The Summer Chamber Music Institute at East Carolina University invites talented young musicians to experience chamber music at its best. Join us and build relationships that will enrich and empower your musical future this summer and beyond.

Summer Band Camp

June 16-21, 2019. For Grades 6-12 band students:  Participants in this resident summer program enjoy full concert band, small ensemble, and solo performance opportunities. Special coaching will be available in jazz performance techniques as well. Fun activities include Movie Night, use of the Student Rec Center pools and a dance with DJ.

Summer Jazz Camp will be in association with ECU Summer Band Camp.

Summer Choir Camp

June 23-28, 2019. The Summer Choir Camp opens its doors to all rising ninth-grade through twelfth-grade singers desiring the opportunity for great music-making, great friendship, and great fun. This six-camp will create a community of young singers who love choral music and desire to become better singers and musicians.

North Carolina Suzuki Institute at ECU

July 6 and 7, 2019 (Pre-Twinkle Day Camp), July 7 - 12, 2019 (Traditional Student Institute). The North Carolina Suzuki Institute provides an opportunity to study the philosophy and teaching of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki.

Guitar Festival

July 13-July 16, 2019. This workshop is open to students of all skill levels who wish to acquire or improve skills on the classical guitar. Students will have the opportunity to learn from an internationally-known faculty as well as hear them perform in public recital.

East Carolina Piano Festival

June 22-30, 2019. Open to pre-college (grade 6-12) and undergraduate college students. East Carolina Piano Festival brings together internationally acclaimed artists and talented young pianists for a week of exciting concerts, masterclasses and exploration of art of piano performance from varied and wide-ranging perspectives. Young Artist Program participants will work closely with ECU piano faculty and guest artists in an intensive yet encouraging and supportive atmosphere.