C4 Children’s Choir Camp

C4 Children’s Choir Camp will be held on June 13-17, 2016.

CAMPBELL CHILDREN’S CHOIR CAMP 2016


The Campbell Children’s Choir Camp is designed for singers in rising 4th through 7th grades. Structured as a day camp experience (no overnight), each participant will be part of both large ensemble and small group instruction. The purpose of the Campbell Children’s Choir Camp is to develop the musical skills of every participant, particularly in the area of choral performance. C4 is a conservatory-type camp with a goal of involving children who love singing and have an aptitude for music.


Students can anticipate learning and performing challenging literature in a choir of 60-70 singers. Enrollment is limited, so interested persons should respond as soon as possible. Questions may be directed to 910-893-1495, or 919-434-5716.


Daily small group instruction will feature concentrated work in music theory, vocal technique, creative musicianship and movement. Opportunity for recreation and making new friends combine to make C4 an enriching experiencee for all participants.


PUBLIC PERFORMANCE

C4 camp concludes with a formal concert on Friday evening, June 17. Performing in the beautiful Scott Concert Hall, singers have an opportunity to demonstrate their sharpened musical skills and to experience the rewards of artistic choral presentation. The closing concert is required of all campers.


COMMEMORATIVE CD/DVD


A compact disc commemorating C4 2016 will be produced by Manring Recording, Raleigh, NC. Campers will have an opportunity to purchase these CDs for a cost of $20.00 each. The disc is in enhanced CD format, featuring studio-quality audio and digital photos. DVD recordings will also be available for purchase.


RECREATION


The daily swim is an annual favorite! Students must have parental permission to swim in the University pool. Other activities will be available to daily non-swimmers.

CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION


Check-in and registration will begin at 9:00 am on Monday morning, June 13. Parents, please be prepared to pay tuition balance and sign release forms at that time. (Parents may also register campers (and pay tuition) online here.

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE


8:00-9:00 a.m. Optional Breakfast (Breakfast will be available Tuesday throughFriday for students who wish to purchase it.Cost for the breakfast package is $30.00.)
9:00 a.m. Chorus Rehearsal I
10:30 a.m. Morning break, snack time
10:55 a.m. Session 1 (campers will attend one of three classes—theory, movement, vocal
techniques-and rotate to different class for each)
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Session 2
1:35 p.m. Chorus Rehearsal II
2:35 p.m. Recreation
3:50 p.m. Snacks/break
4:10 p.m. Session 3
5:00 p.m. Dismiss, parents pick-up

EARLY DROP-OFF/BREAKFAST OPTION

Parents may arrange for early drop-off each day by purchasing the breakfast package for their children. Arrangements for this must be made at Registration. Please indicate your selection of breakfast package on the registration form.


TUITION AND COSTS


Camp tuition covers all instructional costs, literature, lunch each day, snacks, insurance, and recreational activities. Total Tuition cost per student is $195.00. A deposit of $50.00 is due upon receipt of the registration form. The balance is due the first day of camp.

FACULTY

CAMP DIRECTOR
Phillip Morrow is Director of Choral Activities at Campbell University and is in his 18th year as Director of C4. Dr. Morrow is active as a conductor and clinician and is a strong promoter of choral music and choral music education in our state. He holds graduate degrees from UNC-Greensboro and Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Susan Morrow holds both the Bachelors in Music and the Master of Education degrees from Campbell University and has worked with children’s voices for over 30 years. As a director of children’s choirs, Mrs. Morrow has served both as volunteer leader and paid staff member in five different churches and three states. She is a National Board Certified Teacher in Music/Early Adolescence through
Young Adulthood.


OUTSTANDING FACULTY AND STAFF
The remaining faculty includes Dr. Ran Whitley, an outstanding teacher/scholar in the area of children’s music, Orff instruction and music education. Also on the faculty is Mrs. Kathy Sutter, music teacher at Lillington-Shawtown Elementary and a certified Orff Music specialist. Both Dr. Whitley and Mrs. Sutter have been with C4 since its inception. Campbell music education students serve as counselors and round out a highly-qualified staff, which both instructs and cares for C4 campers throughout the week. Small-group instruction concentrates on the areas of theory, handchimes, vocal instruction, and Orff experiences.