June 2 – 5, 2019
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.
Eligibility: For students entering grades 9 – 12 in the 2019 – 2020 school year, as well as 2019 high school graduates.
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 approximately 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.
- 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:
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 Two—Payment. 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.
The Ohio State University School of Music
ATTN: Double Reed Camp—YSMP Registrar
110 Weigel Hall
1866 College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210
Refund Policy. All but $100 of your fee will be refunded prior to the porgram's registration deadline. Refunds after the deadline are made at the discretion of the program director.
Step Three—Required forms. Parents or guardians are required to print out, complete, sign and send the following forms:
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.
- Visit Youth Summer Music Programs Frequently Asked Questions.
- For questions regarding the Double Reed curriculum, contact Karen Pierson (bassoon) at email@example.com / 614-292-4619; or Robert Sorton (oboe) at firstname.lastname@example.org / 614-292-4620.
- For questions or concerns about registration or payment procedures, email the Youth Summer Music Programs registrar.
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