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Young Musicians’ Camp

  • The Camp

    June 18 – 23, 2017

    The University of Montevallo Department of Music welcomes middle and high school-aged vocalists, instrumentalists, guitarists, pianists, and aspiring music technologists and composers to the 14th annual Young Musicians’ Camp, Sunday, June 18 through Friday, June 23, 2017. This one week, residential experience provides superior instruction combined with the fun and friendship of a great summer camp. A variety of ensemble and master-class experiences are conducted by our internationally recognized UM music faculty and guest artists. Evening activities include swimming, field sports, cook-outs, movies and talent shows. Individual private instruction is also available in guitar, voice, piano, and for all traditional band instruments. Participants should be between the ages of 11-18, be able to read music, and have completed at least one year of study in a school band, choir, guitar class, piano class or have taken private lessons outside of school. Experience in music technology is not required for the new music technology program, only the ability to read music.


  • Cost of Attendance

    Tuition: Camp tuition includes housing, meals, group instruction, teaching materials, & camp t-shirt. A minimum deposit of $100 is accepted by credit card through online registration or may be mailed to our office in the form of a check or money order. Double Room Occupancy – $395.00, Single Occupancy – $495.00.
    Private Lesson(s) (Optional): All YMC participants receive instruction in a group setting. Private lessons allow camp participants to engage in one-on-one individualized instruction with world-class performers and teachers during camp. Lessons may be taken in or outside the “performance area,” i.e., a band participant may request a private voice, guitar, or piano lesson. One 30-minute lesson – $30.00, two 30-minute lessons – $60.00.

  • Registration Options

    Online registration for the 2017 Young Musicians’ Camp is now closed. To determine if space is available, please phone Associate Camp Director Erin Watkins at 205-665-6670.

    Final balance due notices were distributed to participants and parents/guardians via email from This balance due must be paid online/by phone or postmarked by June 2 in order to reserve the participant’s room. Payment cannot be accepted the first day of camp.

    Mail: Check or money order, postmarked by June 2, payable to “UM Foundation” with “YMC” and the participant’s name in the memo line to: University of Montevallo, Young Musicians’ Camp, Station 6670, Montevallo, AL 35115.

    Phone: By credit card to Associate Camp Director Erin Watkins at 205-665-6670.


  • Important Dates

    • MAY 26: Final Day to Request Refunds

    • JUNE 2: Balance of Tuition & Fees Due