Harford String Orchestra is open to string students in grades 6 - 8 who are currently enrolled in their school orchestra program, where available. Students younger than 6th grade who have studied their instrument for at least three years are encouraged to audition. The conductor of the Harford String Orchestra is Ms. Welsey Thompson. The Orchestra Advisory Board will audition prospective members and hold weekly rehearsals. Interested students should contact their music teacher for an audition application.
Harford Youth Orchestra is open to string players or students, grades 9-12, and wind and percussion students, grades 8-12, who are currently enrolled in an instrumental ensemble at their school, if available. Enrollment in the orchestra is open to students in the vicinity of Harford County, including neighboring counties such as Baltimore, Cecil, and York. The conductor is Brian Folus. All students must audition for placement in the orchestra. Interested students should contact their music teacher for an audition application.
This one-week jazz camp is under the direction of the amazing Mr. Benny Russell. Students should be prepared to work as an ensemble and to sharpen their improvisational skills. Lunches will be provided daily; however, students should pack a mid-morning and afternoon snack. The instruments that are involved are saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocals. All students are required to have their own instruments as well as The Real Book in their appropriate keys.
Course Fee: $159
Material Fee: $35
Mon. - Fri.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Entering Grades 7-12. *Please note these camps end at 3 p.m
This week-long string camp is under the direction of Mr. Brian Folus, founding conductor of the Harford String Orchestra. Students will have daily string orchestra rehearsals and, throughout the week, small group sessions with guest clinicians. The culminating event will be a concert on Friday evening. Boxed lunches will be available daily; however, students should pack a mid-morning and afternoon snack.