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Musicians Can Tune Up at Southwest Community Concert Summer Band Camp

The camp will be held from June 23–27, and is open for students entering middle school, through ninth grade.

The Southwest Community Concert Band is offering its 8th annual Summer Band Camp open to first year school band students, junior high, middle school, and incoming freshmen band students.

The camp will be held June 23–27, at Eagle Rock Community Church located at 14367 W.  159th St. in Homer Glen.

The instructors are dedicated, highly qualified music educators/performers from the Chicago area. The band is an all volunteer organization, averaging 60 musicians, performing at year-round seasonal and summer outdoor concerts in local communities. The goal of the program is to promote music education through a positive experience structured to help students develop their musical talents.

The weeklong camp is open to students entering middle school through 9th grade with at least one year of instructional playing experience. The band will be offering an optional Jazz Band, Theory, or Improvisational classes for interested students. Band Camp will be supervised by an adult staff and this year's camp will be held at the Eagle Rock Community Church located at 14367 W.  159th Street; Homer Glen, IL 60491.

Band Camp starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.  On Friday, the campers will be provided with a pizza lunch, followed by an afternoon of recreational activities.  Band Camp culminates with a closing Camp Finale Concert at 7 p.m. 

Scholarship opportunities are available. For complete Summer Band Camp information, visit the website at www.swcommunityband.com.

 

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