Camp Headquarters

2018 Camp Staff (left to right - last year)

  • Cassidy Gleaton - Trinity Catholic H.S.
  • Colleen Sochacki - Trinity Catholic H.S.
  • Hannah Bergstrom - Madison Street Academy
  • Jack Covell - Grace School
  • Melanie Fotino
  • Kate Nadolny
  • Rainy Barton
  • Marla Langford - Wolf Lake M.S.
  • Ashley Norville
  • Jeremy Langford - Apopka H.S.
  • Brittany Schofield - Howard M.S.
  • Dylan Jones - North Marion M.S.
  • Michael Jennings - Lake Weir H.S.
  • Michael Martin - Lake Weir M.S.
  • Ariel Reddick - Belleview H.S.
  • Alexandra Muse - Fort McCoy School
  • Ramona Shiwbaran - University of Florida

Camp Location

Host School:  Trinity Catholic High School

Address:  2600 SW 42nd Street, Ocala, FL 34471

Room:  Band Room


Important Dates

Camp:  June 3-7, 2019 - 9am - 4:30pm

Concert:  June 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Early Application Deadline:  May 12, 2019


Pricing

Standard Camp Registration:  $125

Early Registration:  $115, before May 12th

Meals:  $6 each

(camp t-shirt included with registration)


Camp Sessions

Elementary Music

  • Designed for students finishing grades K – 3
  • Provides an in-depth interaction with basic instruments, rhythms, dynamics, and notes
  • Students finishing 4th or 5th grade should attend the Band & Chorus session, where they will be placed in a Beginning Band or Chorus.

Band & Chorus (one of three groups - these will be selected during registration)

  • Chorus
    • Intended for middle and high school chorus students of varying levels
    • Learn vocal techniques while performing classical and pop music
    • Morning group:  Chorus
    • Afternoon group:  Electives classes A & B
    • Audition:  No
  • Beginning Band
    • Focused on students who completed 4th and 5th grades
    • Allow them to try instruments, learn music basics, and get a head start on learning an instrument for the next school year.
    • Morning group:  Beginning Band
    • Afternoon group:  Electives classes A & B
    • Audition:  No
    • New Instrument Orientation:  Sunday, June 2nd at Trinity Catholic for all new players - this session before camp is designed to help you select your new instrument.  One of our sponsors, Music in Arts, will also be present to offer instrument rentals for the camp week.  More information about this instrument orientation will be emailed out before camp starts.
  • Band
    • Intended for band students with at least one year of band class or private instruction
    • Students have the opportunity to be in one of three bands
    • Morning group:  Intermediate, advanced, or wind ensemble bands
    • Afternoon group:  Elective classes A & B
    • Audition:  Yes
  • Auditions for Bands
    • Students have the opportunity to be in one of four bands (intermediate, concert, advanced, and wind ensemble).  Selection will be based upon placement auditions.
    • Audition material and instructions for students are shown here.

Special Groups

  • Percussion Morning Pullout
    • New for 2019
    • Intended for percussionists with at least one year of band class or private instruction.
    • Students have the opportunity to be in one of three bands AND work separately with our percussion instructors
    • Morning group:  Percussion pullout from intermediate,  advanced, or wind ensemble bands
    • Afternoon group:  Elective classes A & B
  • Marching Band Leadership - Special Elective
    • Intended for director-recommended high school student leaders, moving into their Junior or Senior years
    • Focus on teaching rehearsal techniques, team building, and conducting
    • Morning group:  Intermediate, advanced, or wind ensemble bands
    • Afternoon group:  Marching Band Leadership (select elective during registration)

Electives

  • Electives are divided into two afternoon blocks, Block A and Block B
  • Allows students to experience different activities and meet additional campers
  • Click on the 'Electives' page for more detailed descriptions
  • The Marching Band Leadership group meets during both Blocks A & B.

Contact Information

Camp Director:  Cassidy Gleaton

Email:  director@ocalasummermusiccamp.com

Phone:  (352) 229-1225