Band Camp


Fun at Band Camp! 

Under the direction of St. Louis University High School’s Jeff Pottinger and Webster University’s James A. Martin, you will participate in ensembles, master classes, and special events while learning important practice and audition preparation techniques.  Work with specialists on your instrument, try the latest in computer and multimedia technology to improve your playing, and interact with professional musicians from the St. Louis area.  Two band levels may be offered, pending enrollment.  

Grades:  Students entering grades 7 - 12 in Fall 2015 

Dates:  June 22 - 26, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Performance:  Friday, June 26 at 1 p.m.

Tuition:  $220 (includes t-shirt)

Requirements:  one year participation in a school band program or at least one year of private instruction.

Auditions Dates: (to determine placement) Saturday, May 30, Monday, June 1, and Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2015

Questions:  Contact Jessica Knopf at 314-968-5939 or email

Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, and Tuba players "new" to band camp! Call (314) 968-5939 for information on reduced band camp tuition!  Limited availability.

What do students think of the CMS Band Camp? "It was a great camp! I’m coming back!" "The directors were a lot of fun!" “This is my favorite camp. I really like my sectional teacher.” “Love it.”

Download a Summer Camp Application 
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