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Registration open through June 22 for Summer Band Camp

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – Registration remains open through June 22 for Southeastern Louisiana University’s Summer High School Band Camp.

     Part of the Southeastern Community Music School's "2009 Summer Music Celebration," the camp is open to musicians in grades eight through 12. It will take place July 6-11, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the Pottle Music Building. Tuition is $230.

     Southeastern's Associate Band Director Paul Frechou will coordinate the camp, which will feature the New Orleans Night Crawlers as special guest clinicians. Faculty include Lee Hicks, Kevin Estoque, Richard Schwartz, Jerry Voorhees, Ronald Benko, and Southeastern Director of Bands Glen Hemberger.

     In addition to the ensemble activities, faculty will offer masterclasses focusing on 2009 All-State and District Honor Band audition music. Students can also choose electives on jazz improvisation, tips for auditioning for a drum corps, drum major coaching, double reed making, and wind band conducting with Hemberger.

     Additional registration and program information is available at or by contacting the CMS office, 985-549-5502, or Frechou, 985-549-3825.

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