Piano Camp/Additional Information

Session I: June 9 - 13

A Residential and Commuter Day Camp for Students, Ages 10 - 12


Designed for students who have studied piano for at least two years. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 26, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION FORM


 

PIANO INSTRUCTION
Students will enjoy a variety of classes during the week, including small group private lessons; piano duets and ensemble; music theory; chorus; folk dance; and supervised practice sessions. Students should bring memorized, polished pieces as well as new music for study.

RECITAL
Students will showcase the week's activities with solo, ensemble and choral performances in a recital on Friday, June 13 at 4:30 p.m.

CAMP SCHEDULE
The camp days will begin at 8:00 a.m. and finish at 5:00 p.m. (5:30 p.m. on Friday, after the student recital). All classes and recitals will take place in Mathes Hall on the campus of ETSU.

Each day during lunch break, students will have the opportunity to hear guest performers and lecturers, as well as explore other campus non-musical areas of interest. In past summers, campers have visited the ETSU Planetarium, Sherrod Library, Carter Railroad Museum, WETS Public Radio Station, ETSU Arboretum, and the Department of Theatre.

Students will also enjoy daily recreation at the ETSU Center for Physical Activity. Activities will include swimming, ping pong, and folk dance.

PIANO CAMP FACULTY
Jane DeLoach Morison: chorus; private lessons
Jerilyn Paolini: piano duets and ensemble
Dr. Sharon Nelson Rush: private lessons
Additional faculty to be announced

HOUSING FOR RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS
Residential students, accompanied by a parent or guardian, will stay in Centennial Hall on the ETSU campus. The 2-bedroom, apartment-style accommodations feature a living room, kitchenette, and private bathroom. For more information on Centennial Hall, visit http://www.etsu.edu/students/housing/prospectivestudents/viewhalls/centennial.aspx

FEES AND REFUNDS
Application deadline is May 26, 2014. Send the application form along with a check payable to ETSU Department of Music/Piano Camp Session I, by May 26, 2014. Tuition and housing fees, as well as ETSU's address, are shown on the application form.

Students may cancel their application and receive a refund, less $35.00 (non-refundable portion of camp fee) if the request is made by May 26, two weeks prior to the opening of camp. No money will be refunded for any reason after May 26, 2014. Students arriving late or leaving early are not eligible for any monetary compensation.

HEALTH CARE
In the event of an illness or injury to a student at camp, the staff will escort that student to a local walk-in health clinic or hospital emergency room for prompt, professional medical care. Costs resulting from a doctor visit, prescription medication, x-rays, lab work, or hospital treatment are the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
After the student's application has been received and accepted, additional information will be sent, including; when and where to come; what to bring; a medical history/medical release form; map; and a camp schedule.

QUESTIONS
Contact Ms. Jerilyn Paolini, Summer Piano Camp Director, at 423-439-4418 or at
 
 

 

Session II: July 13 - 18, 2014

A Residential and Commuter Day Camp for Students, Ages 13 - 18


 

Designed for students who have studied piano for at least three years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION FORM


INSTRUCTION
Students will enjoy a variety of classes during the week, including small group private lessons (2-4 students per hour); master classes with ETSU faculty and guest artists; ear-training; chorus; and supervised practice sessions. Ensemble classes will include duet playing and percussion ensemble - a perennial camp favorite!

One or two private lessons may be requested for an additional fee: $25 per half hour lesson; $50 per hour lesson.

RECITALS
Guest Artist and ETSU faculty will present recitals on Sunday and Tuesday evening. Student solo and ensemble recitals will take place Thursday evening and Friday afternoon.

SESSION II FACULTY
Dr. Benjamin Caton, East Tennessee State University
Dr. Frank Chiou, Ohio Wesleyan University
Dr. Chih-Long Hu, East Tennessee State University
Jerilyn Paolini, East Tennessee State University
Esther Park, Yale University

Click Here For More Information About Session II Faculty

 

CAMP SCHEDULE
Residential students will check-in Sunday, July 13, between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Both residential and commuter students will attend the welcome orientation meeting on Sunday, July 13, from 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. at Mathes Hall, followed by dinner at the D. P. Culp Center outdoor patio. After dinner, students will attend a guest artist recital at Mathes Hall at 7:00 p.m.

Commuter students will report during the week at 8:00 a.m., and leave after evening recitals/activities at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Camp activities for all students will end Friday, July 18, at approximately 3:00 p.m., after the student recital.

 

HOUSING, MEALS, AND SUPERVISION

RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS: Residential students (including those accompanied by a parent/guardian) will be housed in the new Centennial Residence Hall. Housing rates are based on double occupancy. The 2-bedroom apartment-style accommodations feature a living room, kitchenette, and private bathroom. Residents will have the option of bringing their own linens for the week (towels, sheets, and pillow), or purchase an $18 linen package. No housing for participants will be available prior to check-in on Sunday, July 13, 2014, or following check-out on Friday, July 18, 2014. For more information on Centennial Residence Hall, visit http://www.etsu.edu/students/housing/prospectivestudents/viewhalls/centennial.aspx

Meals will begin with dinner on Sunday and end with lunch on Friday – a total of 15 meals. All meals, except for Sunday dinner, will be served cafeteria style at The Marketplace, ETSU's Residential Dining Service. Sunday dinner will consist of a pasta buffet dinner at the D. P. Culp Center outdoor patio.

All residential students, including those accompanied by a parent/guardian, will be under the careful supervision of the Piano Camp staff. The staff will live with the students in the residence hall, and closely monitor all aspects of camp life.

COMMUTER STUDENTS: Commuter students will participate in the following meal plan: Sunday dinner; Monday through Thursday lunch and dinner; and Friday lunch – a total of 10 meals. All meals, except for Sunday dinner, will be served cafeteria style at The Marketplace, ETSU's Residential Dining Service. Sunday dinner will consist of a pasta buffet dinner at the D. P. Culp Center outdoor patio.

All commuter students will be under the careful supervision of the Piano Camp Staff, and will be closely monitored during all aspects of camp life.

RECREATION
Monday and Wednesday after dinner, students will enjoy a visit to the ETSU Planetarium, as well as swimming and ping-pong at the ETSU Center for Physical Activity.

HEALTH CARE
In the event of an illness or injury to a student at camp, the staff will escort that student to a local walk-in health clinic or hospital emergency room for prompt, professional medical care. Costs resulting from a doctor visit, prescription medication, x-rays, lab work, or hospital treatment are the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

REFUNDS
Students may cancel their application and receive a refund, less $50.00 (non-refundable portion of camp fee), if the request is made by June 22, three weeks prior to the opening of camp. No money will be refunded for any reason after June 22, 2014. Students arriving late or leaving early are not eligible for any monetary compensation.

SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE
A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available to qualified students. For more information regarding scholarship assistance, contact Ms. Jerilyn Paolini at 423-439-4418 or

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
After the student's application form has been received and accepted, additional information will be sent, including; when and where to come; what to bring; a medical history/medical release form; map; and a camp schedule.

QUESTIONS
Contact Ms. Jerilyn Paolini, Summer Piano Camp Director, at 423-439-4418 or at