Saxophone Camp

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Sunday – Wednesday, June 26 – 29

 

This four-day experience provides high school saxophonists with diverse learning opportunities to develop as both classical and jazz musicians, engage with peers, and enjoy the college experience at Ohio State. Participants will work directly with saxophone professors Michael Rene Torres and Shawn Wallace in group activities, chamber ensembles and full saxophone ensemble; will hear inspiring faculty and staff performances; will gain insight into topics such as saxophone fundamentals, improvisation and practicing strategies; and will perform in a finale Saxophone Camp concert!

  • Take part in interactive sessions on sound quality, technique, vibrato, articulation, reed adjustment, voicing, altissimo, circular breathing and more!
  • Get to know other saxophonists from around the country!
  • Broaden your understanding of and approach to the saxophone with both classical and jazz styles.
  • Receive supplemental materials for continued growth after the camp.
  • Perform in both chamber ensembles and full saxophone ensemble.

PROGRAM DIRECTORS
Michael Rene Torres and Shawn Wallace

Michael Rene Torres, saxophone
Shawn Wallace

 

ELIGIBILITY — For students entering grades 9–12 in the 2022–2023 school year, and 2022 high school graduates.

INSTRUMENTS — Students are welcome to take part in the camp on alto, tenor or baritone saxophone.

FEES

  • Resident: $495 — Tuition, T-shirt, housing with three meals per day.
  • Commuter: $375 — Tuition and T-shirt only. No housing or meals.


REGISTRATION   You will be required to make payment via credit card at the time of registration. Shortly after submitting payment, you will receive an email receipt. 

  • Full registration deadline  Sunday, June 5
  • Limited registration deadline  Wednesday, June 22 
    (Housing and/or T-shirt may not be available)


NOTE — The registration/payment form works best on a computer (PC or Mac). MAC USERS — use Chrome, not Safari.

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PARTICIPATION DETAILS — Approximately three weeks prior to the start of the program, participants will receive details about what to pack, arrival, parking, check-in, the daily schedule and more. Parents/Guardians and participants will also receive permission forms via DocuSign. All forms must be returned by the deadline indicated in order to participate.


MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT — 35


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