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, meet and play music with students from around the bi-state area, 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 2016

Dates:  June 20 - 24, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Performance:  Friday, June 24 at 1 p.m.

Tuition:  $240 (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, June 4, Monday, June 6, and Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2016

Questions:  Contact Jessica Knopf at or call the CMS at (314) 968-5939

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!” “Mr. Pottinger, Mr. Martin, you guys rock!” “This camp is awesome!” “Love it.”

Download a Summer Camp Application 
Download the Summer Music Programs Brochure