Double Reed Camp

June 2 – 5, 2019

Weigel Auditorium


The Double Reed Camp is designed to assist students in developing skills unique to double reed instruments. Sessions will cover the fundamental elements of good tone production, overcoming technical obstacles, essentials of reed-making and effective interpretation of music. Activities include individual and small-group instruction as well as large-ensemble participation, while enjoying the college experience at Ohio State.

Program directors: Professors Karen Pierson, bassoon and Robert Sorton, oboe
Karen PiersonRobert Sorton, oboe, co-director of Double Reed Camp 

Eligibility: For students entering grades 9 – 12 in the 2019 – 2020 school year, as well as 2019 high school graduates.

2019 updates will be available in January.

 

Program fee – commuter: $375 — Tuition and T-shirt only. No housing or meals.

Program fee – resident: $475 — Tuition, T-shirt and housing with three meals per day.

Daily Schedule Overview (A detailed daily schedule will be provided three weeks prior to the start of the program)

  • Sunday — 2:30 p.m. (mandatory orientation) to approx. 9 p.m.
  • Monday–Tuesday — 9:30 a.m. to approx. 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday — 9:30 a.m. start; concert at 2:30 p.m.

Registration Information

  • Full registration deadline: May 8, 2019
  • Limited registration deadline: May 29, 2019

Registrations completed by the Full registration deadline (online registration, and receipt of tuition payment and completed forms) will include all resources of the program (dormitory housing, T-shirt, meals etc.). After that deadline, all submitted registrations are considered Limited which may mean that some resources are not available (program capacity, dormitory housing, T-shirt, meals etc.). Be reminded that programs do sometimes fill to capacity prior to the Full registration deadline.

This program traditionally reaches capacity before the deadline. We will accept the first 50 students who have registered, paid and submitted required forms. 

Program registration consists of three steps:

Step OneRegistration. Complete an online registration form via link to be provided in January.

After submitting the online registration, you will immediately receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive it, one of three things has happened:

  • The email address you entered on your form may be incorrect
  • The confirmation email was sent to your SPAM box
  • The online registration was not received by our system

If you do not receive the confirmation email within two hours of submitting a registration, contact the Youth Summer Music Programs registrar for further instructions.

Step TwoPayment. Pay the participation fee online according to the instructions contained in your registration confirmation email. You will then see a "Checkout complete" screen acknowledging that your payment is in process, and an order number. Keep this number for your records.

If you choose to pay with a check or money order (made payable to "The Ohio State University"), mail payment to the School of Music at the address below. You will receive confirmation by email within 7 – 10 business days.

Mail to:

The Ohio State University School of Music
ATTN: Double Reed Camp—YSMP Registrar
110 Weigel Hall
1866 College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Step ThreeRequired forms. Parents or guardians are required to print out, complete, sign and send the following forms:

  1. Parental Permission Form [pdf]
  2. Ohio State Photo Release Form [pdf]
  3. Standards of Behavior Form [pdf]

Mail the completed and signed forms to the address above, or scan and email them to the YSMP registrar.

You will receive a welcome email with further instructions about program attendance approximately two weeks before the event.


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Contact

  • For questions regarding the Double Reed curriculum, contact Karen Pierson (bassoon) at pierson.93@osu.edu / 614-292-4619; or Robert Sorton (oboe) at sorton.1@osu.edu / 614-292-4620.
  • For questions regarding summer programming, contact the YSMP director, Scott A. Jones.

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