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Honors Division & Courses
Early Bird Deadline: February 1st, 2016, SAVE $25.00 Registration Deadline: April 1st, 2016After that date, a $75 late fee will be imposed
Mozart Music Makers Ages 6 - 10  Fun and Instructive!
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Beethoven Chamber Orchestra Ages 14 - 18
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Honors Division
Contact & Support
Dr. Kirk Moss
Shelley Livingston,
Haydn Strings Ages 10-18 A great introduction to more challenging music!
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Session 2
Session One Conductors:
Nelle Keeley
Ashley Kovacs,
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Activities: String Sectionals and OrchestraComponents of Music ClassMusic TheoryChamber Music for Advanced StudentsHonors Chamber Music ProgramAdult Strings Pedagogy Professional Development for K-12 EducatorsCounselor ProgramExtended Day Program
Additional Courses
Extended Day Program Available!
Students should be very advanced on their instruments to audition for a level change to this group.   The general level of this group includes: Key signatures: all Positions: 1st – 6thCellists: Must know tenor clef.Reading: Advanced high school orchestral repertoire or Suzuki book six.
Guest Clinicians & Conductors:
Dr. Kirk Moss,
Contact Details: Margaret Garriss, Camp Director Email: margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.comStudio Phone Number: (919) 760-2871 Lamar Stringfield Music Camp Meredith College3800 Hillsborough StreetRaleigh, NC 27607-5298Music Office Administrative Assistant,June Cassell: (919) 760-8537 Fax: (919) 760-2874
Haydn Strings Ages 10-14 A great introduction to more challenging music!
Dr. Marilyn Seelman,
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Dr. Marilyn Seelman
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Honors Chamber Orchestra Ages 12-18 For ALL Orchestral Instruments!Extended-length Camp Day for all students in this orchestra 
Two Weeks of Camp Choose One or BothFirst Session, June 12-17, 2016 Regular Camp & Honors DivisionSecond Session, June 19 -24, 2016Regular Camp & Honors Division
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Beethoven String Orchestra Ages 14-18 Challenging and Inspiring!
Mozart Music Makers Ages 6 - 10
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Marilyn SeelmanGuest Clinician/Conductor
Dr. Kirk D. Moss     Guest Clinician/Conductor
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Xi YangViolinist and Violist
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Elizabeth BeilmanHonors Chamber Music Director
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The Lamar Stringfield Music day camp offers one or two weeks of camp held at Meredith College in Raleigh NC. Students range from 6-18 years old. Instruction is for string, as well as select wind, brass, piano, and percussion players. Students with a minimum of one year of study up through advanced level players can participate in orchestras, technique classes, sectional rehearsals, theory classes, chamber music ensembles, electives, mini concerts, seminars, and concerts. Outside of the Honors program, campers will be placed in the orchestra that matches their age level. However, students can audition for placement in another orchestra. For regular campers who would like to audition up to an orchestra higher than their age allows, we offer orchestra level change auditions. See the “Deadlne and Auditions” tab of this website for details. Placement in an orchestra level determines the schedule and course offerings for campers. There are varied levels of orchestras: Mozart Music Makers String Orchestra, Haydn String Orchestra, Beethoven String Orchestra, and the new Honors Chamber Orchestra which includes winds and percussion. The Honors Division, directed by Elizabeth Beilman offers specialized instruction in high level chamber music and orchestral studies as well as related topics.  See the Honors Division tab for more information. [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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 June 12-17 REGULAR CAMP HONORS CAMP AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Sunday, June 12 3:00 Registration in Lobby 3:30-4:00 Parent/Camper meeting 4:00-5:00 All Orchestra Rehearsals                    3:00 Registration in Lobby 3:30-4:00 Parent/Camper meeting 4:00-5:00 Honors Orchestra Rehearsals 5:00-6:00 Honors Chamber Music and Elective Classes                  Monday, June 13-Wednesday, June 15   9:00-3:00 Regular Camp String players 3:00-5:00 Extended Day 9:00-4:30 Honors Chamber Orchestra and Classes   Thursday, June 16   9:00-2:10 Regular Camp 2:15-3:15 On Campus Honors concert 3:30-4:00 On Campus Wind Ensemble Concert 3:00-5:00 Extended Day   9:00-2:10 Honors Ensembles Classes 2:15-3:15 On Campus Concert of Honors Intensive Ensembles, Chamber Seminar and Wind Ensemble students 3:45-5:00 Off Campus Concert for Honors Intensive, Chamber Seminar and Wind Ensembles   Friday, June 17 9:00-11:00 Concert for all orchestras   Camp ends at the conclusion of the concert. 9:00-11:00 Concert for all orchestras.   Camp ends at the conclusion of the concert. EndFragmentEndFragment
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COURSES  FOR ALL STRINGS STUDENTS : (depending on orchestra placement)Orchestra All string players will be in an orchestra. Please see the Orchestra tab on this website for more specific details. SectionalsAll string players will have one class per day devoted to sectionals.  Each individual section will meet in small groups to work with a coach on different aspects of the orchestra music.  Components of MusicStudents in the Mozart Music Makers will participate in this fun movement-oriented class. The objectives will emphasize basic aspects of rhythm, pitch, note reading, ensemble and performance skills. Theory and related Music TopicsStudents in the Haydn Strings group will have a fun theory class each day in which they will learn a variety of different structural aspects of music: pitch, rhythm, form, ear training, and dictation  EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM(Comprised of swimming or other activities in the event of pool closure).[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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For ALL Ochestral Instruments! The Honors Division is reserved specifically for students with more advanced skills and a desire for an intensive musical experience. These students are chosen on the basis of auditions and teacher recommendation, and preference is given to older students. Instruments included in the program are: Session 1-Strings, Winds, Piano and Percussion ages 12-18. Carefully placed in Honors Chamber Orchestra and Intensive Chamber Music Ensembles or Seminar classes, musicians practice, study and perform a specially-chosen masterwork under the guidance of professional coaches. Classes take place after the regular camp day and conclude at 4:30 P.M. Chamber ensembles and seminars perform their public concert in Carswell Recital Hall, as well as a community outreach concert on Thursday afternoon, ending at around 5:00 P.M. that day. Final Orchestra concerts are on Friday morning. Auditions on Jan. 16, 23 and Feb. 13 (9:30am-12:30pm) Contact lsmchonors@gmail.com to request an audition. Session 1 Honors Division Camp DayDuring this session, the Honors Chamber Orchestra will have a full instrumental complement, including strings, winds, piano and percussion.  Session 1 Track 1These string students will play in the Honors Chamber Orchestra and an Intensive Chamber Ensemble. All students in Honors Chamber Orchestra will have a longer camp day. Concerts take place on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Session 1 Track 2These string students will play in the Honors Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Music Seminar class. Those assigned to the Chamber Music Seminar will have an additional elective. Students can express their preference for Advanced Music Theory or Preparing for Auditions class. However, these classes will be assigned at the Director’s discretion. Concerts take place on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Session 1 Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Piano Players These students can apply for extended-length or half-day program. Those who choose the extended-length option will play in Honors Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, will attend the afternoon mini-concert and participate in Chamber Music Intensive Ensembles OR attend both elective classes: Advanced Music Theory and Preparing for Auditions Classes.  Extended-length Wind, Brass and Pianists pay a larger fee than regular division students, as a result of the longer camp day/week. Half-day brass, wind, piano and percussion students will attend only the Sunday afternoon and weekday morning Honors Orchestra and Wind Ensemble classes. Half-day players pay a smaller fee, as a result of the appreviated camp day/week.
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JANUARY:Honors Division AuditionsJan. 16th, 23rd and Feb 13th, 2016. The room number will be posted in Lobby of the Wainwright Music Building.  Contact Elizabeth Beilman at lsmchonors@gmail.com  or call (919) 781-3863 for details. Must submit Honors Pre-registration Form. Early Bird Discount: Register and submit all paperwork by Feb 1st, 2016 to save $25.00. Students auditioning for the Honors program for Session 1 of the Honors CHAMBER orchestra will have an extension until March 1st. This is because acceptance notifications will be sent at the end of February.FEBRUARY: [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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REGISTRATION DEADLINES:• Early bird discount deadline is February 1st, 2016.  Save $25.00 by registering early.• Deadline for all paperwork and payment should be postmarked by April 1st, 2016. (A $75.00 late fee will be imposed after April 1st.  • Credit card payment is not an option at this time. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: [if !supportLists]1.  Download the forms found under the “Registration & Forms” tab.  [if !supportLists]2.  [endif]Please print clearly on the forms and sign all signature fields. [if !supportLists]3.  [endif]Completed Registration paperwork must be postmarked by April 1st, 2016. After that date, a $75 late fee will be imposed. Paperwork must include: Completed Student Application Form, Teacher Questionnaire, Health, Risk Release, and Photography Release forms along with check or cash payment. Credit card payment is not an option at this time. [if !supportLists]4.  [endif]When mailing in the forms to the camp office, be sure to include check payment WITH YOUR CHILD’S NAME and SESSION(S) WRITTEN IN THE CHECK MEMO. Mail to: Lamar Stringfield Music Camp, Meredith College Music Department, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC 27607 [if !supportLists]5.  [endif]Teachers filling out the Teacher Questionnaires can send those in separately to the camp office at the address listed on the Teacher Questionnaire.  If sending via email to Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com please make sure the teacher questionnaire is sent as a pdf and received before April 1st, 2016 EndFragment
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Contact Details Margaret Garriss, Camp DirectorMeredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607-5298 margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com(919) 760-2871  Elizabeth Beilman, Honors Program and Camp Directorlsmchonors@gmail.com(919 781-3863 Jimmy Gilmore, Wind Program Conductorjimmyclarinet@gmail.com(919) 819-4640 June Cassell, Music Office Administrative Assistant cassellj@meredith.edu(919) 760-8537 Fax: (919) 760-2874 Lamar Stringfield Music Camp  Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607-5298 Support LSMC would greatly appreciate any support offered to help defray the cost of Need-Based scholarships.  Please contact Margaret Garriss or June Cassell for details of how you can make a tax deductible contribution.  margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com (919) 539-9513  cassellj@meredith.edu  (919) 760-8537 Lamar Stringfield Music Camp Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607-5298 Counselor ProgramThis program is for college students, high school seniors and rising seniors. Counselors assist with camp logistics, monitoring, office and assistant leadership roles. Contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com for details and an application. EndFragment
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  [if !supportLists]1)              [endif]Is the content taught each week the same or are both weeks of camp different?Each week of camp differs in repertoire and course content. Campers can choose to attend for Session 1, or Session 2, or for both Sessions. We offer a discount for campers who attend both Sessions. We also offer sibling discounts. [if !supportLists]2)              [endif]What are the earliest drop-off and latest pick-up times for campers? During weekdays, camp begins at 9:00 a.m., but parents can drop their children off as early as 8:00 a.m.  Campers would need to take a book to read before 9:00 because activities are not planned for early drop off. Parents will need to pick their children up at 3:00 for regular campers and 5:00 for extended day campers unless students are involved in the Honors Program. Honors program students finish their class day at 4:30. On Thursday the camp day will end at 3:15 for regular day campers. The Honors ensemble performers will conclude the on-campus performance for the campers at that time, then proceed to the off campus location for their outreach performances. [if !supportLists]3)              [endif]Is the weekday schedule consistent Monday-Friday? No, the concert Friday morning will begin at 9:00am but campers will need to arrive at 8:30am. The final orchestra concert will be held in Carswell Concert Hall and last about two hours. Camp will conclude at the end of the concert Friday morning around 11:00am. See the Schedule tab of this website for details about the weekly and daily schedule. [if !supportLists]4)              [endif]Will my child need special performance attire? The younger students (ages 6-10) will not need to have coordinated concert attire. The older students (ages 10-18) typically wear either “Sunday dress” or black bottoms and white tops. This may or may not be the case, depending on the conductor’s preference or a vote from the campers in their respective orchestras. Honor’s program students typically wear black when performing. Do not feel pressured into buying special clothing if you don’t have anything that will work. Contact the camp office in advance if you have needs in this regard.   [if !supportLists]5)              [endif]Do you offer an extended day swimming program? Yes, extended day hours provide swimming opportunities (or alternative activities in case of pool closure) for students 8 years of age or older. All swimmers are required to pass a basic swimming test. The fee for the Extended Day Program is $48.00 per session. (Monday-Thursday). Pick-up is at 5:00. [if !supportLists]6)              [endif]Are meals included in the tuition fee?  Yes, Lunch at the Meredith cafeteria is included in the registration fee unless special arrangements have already been made for financial or dietary reasons. Students’ instruments will be stored in the music building during lunch. [if !supportLists]7)              [endif]What are the differences in the Honors Chamber Orchestra for Session 1 and the Beethoven Orchestra for Session 2? Camper ages, audition requirements, the length of the camp day, the number of and content of courses, and the difficulty of the repertoire. Please see the Orchestra, Honors Division, and Schedule tabs for specifics. [if !supportLists]8)              [endif]What are the registration deadlines and the procedure for applying? The Early bird discount deadline is February 1st, 2016 (Savings of $25.00).  The deadline for all paperwork and payment to be postmarked is April 1st, 2016. (A $75.00 late fee will be imposed after that date.) Applications will still be processed after that date if there is space available.) Download forms found on the “Forms” tab  www.stringfieldmusiccamp.com  (The forms required are: Student Application, Risk Release, Health/Instrument, Photo Release, and Teacher questionnaire forms. (Teachers can fill out the hard copy of the Teacher Questionnaire (or download it themselves) and send it in separately before April 1st. Applications are not complete without all of these forms. Send hard copies of the forms, along with check payment to Lamar Stringfield Music Camp, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC, 27607. Credit card payment is not an option at this time. [if !supportLists]9)              [endif]Can I pay for camp with a credit card? Credit card payment is not an option at this time. [if !supportLists]10)           [endif]Is there any provision for financial aid? Limited scholarship assistance is available.  We have very few of these to give so we ask that you only apply for assistance if it is really needed.  The application must include a recommendation from the student’s music teacher stating why they believe that you need and deserve assistance. To obtain a financial aid application and schedule a need based audition interview, contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or  Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com [if !supportLists]11)           [endif]What do Camp counselors do and who can apply to work as a counselor? This program is for college students, high school seniors and rising seniors. Counselors assist with camp logistics, monitoring, office and assistant leadership roles. If interested in applying, contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or  Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com [if !supportLists]12)          [endif]How can I support the camp? LSMC can always use financial support as we are funded primarily by student tuition. Please contact Margaret Garriss or June Cassell if you are interested in contributing to the program in any way. We are grateful for tax deductible donations of any size and/or help of any kind. cassellj@meredith.edu     or  Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com EndFragment
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The Lamar Stringfield Music Camp, part of Meredith College’s Community School of Music, celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2014. Typically two weekly camp sessions have been held in June of each summer since the camp started. In its 35 year history, the Lamar Stringfield Music Camp (LSMC) has educated thousands of young students in the art and technique of music-making, within a warm and entertaining camp setting. Meredith College music faculty member Phyllis Garriss founded the camp in 1979. Garriss felt strongly that music in the Wake County schools should be given full support by the community and wanted to work with the school teachers to build on the progress made in their school-year programs. It is still a primary mission of LSMC, whose faculty includes Wake County music educators. The camp also provides scholarships every summer to those in need. The program’s outstanding Honors Chamber Music Division students, including strings, piano and woodwind players, are admitted to the program by audition only. This past year, there were approximately 65 students in this elite group, while the total camp population was 144. Teachers include many members of the North Carolina Symphony, Meredith College faculty, high-level music educators and conductors with a national reputation. The camp is named for Lamar Stringfield, the founder of the North Carolina Symphony whose father, Oliver Larkin Stringfield helped to build Meredith College. Lamar Stringfield was also a flute player; so since 2012, the camp has been steadily building its woodwind division. In 2013, the camp had its first Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Meredith faculty member Jimmy Gilmore, Principal Clarinet, retired, of the NC Symphony. [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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Students will be placed in the orchestra appropriate for their age level as listed below. Those wishing to be placed in a different orchestra must have a teacher recommendation and play an "Orchestra level change" audition. Orchestra level change Auditions will be April 8, 2016 from 2:30-6:00 in Room 106, Wainwright Music Building. If choosing to change orchestra level, contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or email Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com to schedule your level change audition. Mozart Music Makers:  Session 1 and/ or Session 2: Ages 6 – 10This group is for newer, less experienced players as well as students who have studied for several years and have been in elementary level orchestras. Students in this orchestra should have a minimum of one year of musical instruction.  More experienced players receive leadership experience. The students will acquire reading and ensemble skills and appropriate repertoire will be mastered. Haydn Strings:    Session 1: Ages 10-18        Session 2:  Ages 10 – 14To audition for a level change to this orchestra, students should be strong readers and be able to process complex bowings and rhythms.   The general level of this group includes:Key signatures: up to 3 flats and 3 sharps mandatory Positions: 1st – 4th  positions (all of the neck positions) Reading level: Middle School orchestral repertoire or Suzuki Book Four Honors  Chamber Orchestra Session 1 only Ages 12-18 by audition only        ALL NEW! Honors Chamber Orchestra for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Piano and Percussion All Honors Chamber orchestra applicants (age 12-18) are required to audition on one of the Honors  audition dates: Jan 16, 23 or Feb 13, 2016. Strings and Piano Players, contact Elizabeth Beilman at lsmchonors@gmail.com Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Players, contact Jimmy Gilmore at jimmyclarinet@gmail.com Students must be very advanced to audition for this group.  Advanced technical ability, sight-reading ability and musicianship emphasis will be the focal points for these musicians. The general level for string players includes:Key signatures: all Positions: 1st-6th Cellists must know tenor clef.Reading:  Advanced high school orchestral repertoire or Suzuki Book Six.   [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
Students will be placed in the orchestra appropriate for their age level as listed below. Those wishing to be placed in a different orchestra must have a teacher recommendation and play an "Orchestra level change" audition. Orchestra level change Auditions will be April 8, 2016 from 2:30-6:00 in Room 106, Wainwright Music Building. If choosing to change orchestra level, contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or email Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com to schedule your level change audition. Mozart Music Makers:  Session 1 and/ or Session 2: Ages 6 – 10This group is for newer, less experienced players as well as students who have studied for several years and have been in elementary level orchestras. Students in this orchestra should have a minimum of one year of musical instruction.  More experienced players receive leadership experience. The students will acquire reading and ensemble skills and appropriate repertoire will be mastered. Haydn Strings:    Session 1: Ages 10-18        Session 2:  Ages 10 – 14To audition for a level change to this orchestra, students should be strong readers and be able to process complex bowings and rhythms.   The general level of this group includes:Key signatures: up to 3 flats and 3 sharps mandatory Positions: 1st – 4th  positions (all of the neck positions) Reading level: Middle School orchestral repertoire or Suzuki Book Four Beethoven String Orchestra Session 2:  Ages 14 – 18Students should be very advanced on their instruments to audition for a level change to this group.  The general level of this group includes: Key signatures: all Positions: 1st – 6th                            Cellists must know tenor clef.Reading: Advanced High School orchestral repertoire or Suzuki Book Six. EndFragment
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Challenging and Exciting!The Honors Division is reserved specifically for students with more advanced skills and a desire for an intensive musical experience. These students are chosen on the basis of auditions and teacher recommendation, and preference is given to older students. Instruments included in the program are: Strings, Woodwinds and Piano, ages 14-18. Carefully placed in Beethoven String Orchestra and Intensive Chamber Music Ensembles, musicians practice, study and perform a specially-chosen masterwork under the guidance of professional coaches. Classes take place after the regular camp day and conclude at 4:30 P.M. Chamber ensembles and seminars perform their public concert in Carswell Recital Hall, as well as a community outreach concert on Thursday afternoon, ending at around 5:00 P.M. that day. Final Orchestra concerts are on Friday morning. Auditions on Jan. 16, 23 and Feb. 13 (9:30am-12:30pm) Contact lsmchonors@gmail.com to request an audition.   Honors Classes for Session 2Honors strings students will be placed alongside regular division students in the Beethoven String Orchestra. The Honors students will be assigned to Intensive Chamber Ensembles and will have an extended camp day. Concerts will take place on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.   Pianists and Woodwind Players can apply for a half-day session in Session 2, joining the camp on Sunday evening and weekday afternoons for Intensive Chamber Ensembles and mini-concerts, ending after the Honors Concerts on Thursday afternoon. No large ensembles, brass or percussion in Session 2 Half-day players pay a smaller fee, as a result of the appreviated camp day/week Intensive Chamber Ensembles[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
2016 LSMC SESSION ONE HONORS DIVISION BY AUDITION ONLY for all players in HONORS CHAMBER DIVISION…   AGE LIMITS 12-18  Instruments  Strings-extended day camp program.  Brass, Woodwind and Piano and Percussion- extended-length or half-day program, depending upon audition results. Audition dates Jan. 16, 23 and Feb.13 9:30-12:30am Contact for Audition Strings and Piano contact: Elizabeth Beilman at lsmchonors@gmail.com Brass, woodwinds and Percussion contact: Jimmy Gilmore at jimmyclarinet@gmail.com How to register Submit Preregistration form to lsmchonors@gmail.com Large Ensembles Honors Chamber Orchestra  Wind Ensemble for Brass, Woodwinds and Percussionists. Track 1 Honors Chamber Orchestra Intensive Chamber EnsemblesEndFragment       Track 2 [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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Professional ExpectationsAll Honors students receive and are expected to learn their chamber and/or orchestral parts well ahead of the first camp day. Coaches include members of the North Carolina Symphony and respected chamber musician professionals from the community.  Auditions and ApplicationsAuditions will be held at Meredith College (Wainwright Music Building):  January 16, 9:30am-12:30pm January 23, 9:30am-12:30pm February 13, 9:30am-12:30pm Other auditions at area high schools and by appointment. Audition Requirements: a scale of student’s choice, solo piece, and sight-reading a short excerpt provided at the audition. Session 1 applicants will need to take a short Music Theory Assessment for best class placement.  Submit the Honors Preregistration form along with your request for an audition to Director of the Honors Division,  Elizabeth Beilman: lsmchonors@gmail.com Honors Program Coordinator: Elizabeth Beilman lsmchonors@gmail.com Wind Ensemble Conductor: Jimmy Gilmore jimmyclarinet@gmail.com Honors Program Coaches:Piano: Kent Lyman and Margaret Evans  Strings: Rebekah Binford, Eric McCracken, Xi Yang, Carol Chung, Bonnie Thron, Robert Anderson Winds: Jimmy Gilmore
2016 LSMC Honors Pre Registration Information Sheet
AUDITIONS: (Teacher recommendation required) At the audition, students will be asked to play a scale of their choice, solo piece, sight-read a short excerpt. Level change audition results and Honors Division acceptance notifications will be made by email. Those applying for Session 1 Honors Division will be given a short music theory assessment for class placement. Honors Orchestra and Chamber Music Division Auditions Auditions:  Room number will be posted in the lobby of the Wainwright Music BuildingJanuary 16:  9:30am-12:30 pmJanuary 23:  9:30am - 12:30pmFeb 13:  9:30am - 12:30pm Contact Elizabeth Beilman at:  lsmchonors@gmail.com to schedule your audition. Submit the Honors Preregistration Form to lsmchonors@gmail.com  Orchestra Level Change Auditions  April 8th 2016 from 2:30-6:00 Room 106 in the Music Building at Meredith CollegeStudents will be placed in the orchestra appropriate for their age level. Students can audition for placement in another orchestra. To schedule your audition, Contact Margaret Garriss at 919-760-2871 or   Margaret@stringfieldmusiccamp.com[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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2016 LSMC SESSION TWO HONORS DIVISION AUDITION for admission to HONORS CHAMBER DIVISION… AGE LIMITS 14-18 is recommended age group for Honors Division and Beethoven Orch. Instruments  String Players attend camp for extended day. Woodwinds and Piano are half-day programs on Sunday evening and weekday afternoons. No Percussion or Brass. Audition dates Jan. 16, 23 and Feb.13 9:30-12:30am Contact for Audition Strings and Piano contact: Elizabeth Beilman at lsmchonors@gmail.com Woodwinds contact: Jimmy Gilmore at jimmyclarinet@gmail.com How to register Submit Preregistration form to lsmchonors@gmail.com Chamber Music Classes offered Intensive Chamber Ensembles or Chamber Music Seminar Group  Other classes offered Not available in this session. Performances All students accepted will have the final orchestra concert on Friday, June 24. Those accepted into the HONORS Division will have two concerts for chamber music on Thursday afternoon, June 23 as well. Important Reminders • Students must audition for the Honors Ensembles. • More string openings available for Beethoven String Orchestra. • Open to smaller age range of 14-18 yrs.  • Placement in orchestra, chamber music and classes will be made based on audition. • Chamber Music and Seminars are assigned at Director’s discretion. • Discount for attending both weeks of camp
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Intensive Chamber EnsembleSession 1/Track 1 AND Session 2 These groups are very advanced.  They receive intensive hours of chamber music coaching during camp and their camp day is extended until 4:30.  Chamber music specialists, including North Carolina Symphony musicians will work with these students. The teacher-student ratio for these groups is approximately 1:4. Intensive Chamber Ensembles perform at the Thursday camp mini-concert with a possible repeat performance from 3:45-5:00pm off campus.   Chamber Music Seminar (a group ensemble performance class)All-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only!Imagine playing a challenging movement of a Beethoven String Quartet, but with a larger group of other enthusiastic musicians! This class will focus on essential concepts of chamber music and ensemble cohesiveness, and will be taught by great teachers. Seminar groups will perform at the Thursday camp mini-concert with a possible repeat performance from 3:45-5:00pm off campus.   Advanced Music Theory Class All-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only!This is an enriching opportunity to learn in-depth theoretical structure of music and analysis. Students will be placed according to a theory assessment taken at their Honors audition.  “Preparing for Auditions” class All-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only!Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on the “listening” side of the audition screen? Here is your chance to listen AND play a mock audition! This class will be led by Dr. Seelman and professional instrumentalists, and will include the opportunity to focus on local or national audition repertoire in a group setting. Students should prepare and bring to class at least two orchestral excerpts and short solo for mock auditions. Improve your audition skills! 
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Donate Roughly a third to a half of the students in the LSMC program receives partial or full scholarship aid. The volume of need has increased, yet LSMC has endeavored not to turn anyone away who has requested scholarship aid. Offering a high caliber summer camp experience is possible only with significant support to the camp’s scholarship fund.Please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Lamar Stringfield Music Camp’s Scholarship Fund. We welcome donations of any amount. If you prefer to designate your gift for a specific camper, please notate that in the memo of your check. Please mail your check to us at: [if !supportEmptyParas] [endif]Lamar Stringfield Music Camp Scholarship FundMeredith College Music Department3800 Hillsborough StreetRaleigh, NC 27607 We are deeply grateful to our donors, and hope that they take pride in playing a significant role in the musical education of deserving young musicians!EndFragment EndFragment
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Honors Elective Classes for Session 1 EndFragmentIntensive Chamber EnsemblesThese groups are very advanced.  They receive intensive hours of chamber music coaching during camp.  Chamber music specialists, including North Carolina Symphony musicians will work with these students. The teacher-student ratio for these groups is approximately 1:4. Intensive Chamber Ensembles perform at the Thursday camp mini-concert with a possible repeat performance from 3:45-5:00pm off campus.   Chamber Music Seminar (a group ensemble performance class)All-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only!Imagine playing a challenging movement of a Beethoven String Quartet, but with a larger group of other enthusiastic musicians! This class will focus on essential concepts of chamber music and ensemble cohesiveness, and will be taught by great teachers. Seminar groups will perform at the Thursday camp mini-concert with a possible repeat performance from 3:45-5:00pm off campus.   Advanced Music Theory ClassAll-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only!This is an enriching opportunity to learn in-depth theoretical structure of music and analysis. Students will be placed according to a theory assessment taken at their Honors audition. “Preparing for Auditions” classAll-new for Session One /Track 2 students Only![if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE