June 17-22, 2013: ages 12-21
Lilly Hall at Butler University's Jordan College of the Arts
Tuition - $275 commuter (includes lunch); $475 residential
(includes dorm and 3 meals/day)
Postmark deadline: June 1
Bass Camp Registration
Camp will feature David Murray, professor of bass at Butler
University, and the Bad Boyz of Double Bass Quartet - David Murray,
Anthony Stoops, Volkan Orhon, and Paul Sharpe; with Indianapolis
Symphony Orchestra associate principal bass Robert Goodlett.
Camp will include: daily stretching and movement; classes on
bass technique; master classes; bass chamber ensembles; and private
lesson(s) with camp faculty. Finale concert will feature all
This camp is open to students ages 12-21. No audition is
required; all levels are welcome, although it is recommended that
participants have at least one year of prior study. A short
placement audition may be held on the first day of camp.
Please be ready to play a one to three minute solo or
Housing is provided in Butler University's ResCo dorm, which is
air-conditioned. Dorm check-in is 4:30-6:00 on Monday evening;
check-out is noon on Saturday. It is generally recommended that 7th
graders attend as commuter students. On Monday, all
campers, including commuters, should plan to attend from
6:00-9:00pm. Campers should provide their own instrument.
Applications must be postmarked by May 15 for residential
campers; full payment due by June 1. Late applications may be
accepted on the basis of available space.
Tentative Schedule for 2013
- Monday, June 17, 6:00-9:00pm: ALL campers attend for
orientation, scheduling, placement, get-acquainted activities, and
group ensemble sessions.
- Tuesday, June 18; Wednesday, June 19; and Thursday, June 20:
9:00-5:30pm: ALL campers follow daily schedule of
classes. Lunch included for commuter campers. For
residential campers, there will be supervised evening activities; 3
meals/day included in tuition.
- Friday, June 21, 9:00am-9:00pm: ALL campers follow daily
schedule PLUS stay for dinner (no additional charge) and evening
guest artist concert.
- Saturday, June 22, 9:00am-noon: ALL campers report at
9:00am. Finale recital begins at 11:00am (tentative).
Camp ends at the conclusion of the recital.
Need-based scholarships are available for ages 12-17 (or rising
grades 7-12); click here for Scholarship
For more information, please contact us at (317) 940-5500, (800)
368-6852, ext. 5500 or BCAS@butler.edu.