Tennessee Summer Camp Information

Austin Peay Strings Area

Austin Peay strings area is proud to host the 4th Annual String Summer Camp, June 10-14, 2019. This is a great way for your students to work with APSU faculty and local teachers on Suzuki repertoire as well as new pieces. This year's theme is Holiday Music and promises to be a fun week of music, crafts, and fun! 


Tennessee Tech University Summer Music Institute
Learn from TTU Faculty in an immersive three-day summer festival focused on large ensemble rehearsals and chamber music experiences.

May 28-May 31, 2019 Choral, Piano and Guitar Institute
June 5 – 8, 2019 Band, orchestral, and Jazz Institute


University of Memphis Summer Music Camp
Rudi Scheidt School of Music
June 10-15 MS and HS Choir Camp
June 17-22 MS and HS Band and Orchestra


The Sewanee Summer String Academy

This is a unique two-week program for rising 7th-9th* grade violinists, violists, cellists and basses that runs concurrently with the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, in residence at nearby St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School.
June 30- July 14


Strings Crossings Camp

This is a week-long camp where students can study classical, jazz, rock, celtic, swing, and bluegrass. Students have the opportunity to study with Belmont University’s world renowned faculty in Nashville in group classes to learn multiple genres and learn from their expertise in a small ensemble in the genre of your choice. 
June 16-21, 2019


John Overton Orchestra Camp
Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Orchestra camp is a fun and engaging experience for young musicians in grades 5 - 12 who wish to enhance their musical skills and abilities and learn from highly professional and motivating instructors in a relaxed summer atmosphere. Students must have completed one school year of instruction on their instrument and be able to read music before attending camp. Students will be placed in a String Ensemble based on their age and playing ability. They also must commit to attending all days of camp and participating in the concert.
June 3-13, 8:00 – 2:45 pm daily.
Contact Anna Maria Miller at annamaria.miller@mnps.org


Vanderbilt Adult Chamber Music Institute
July 11-14, 2019
Amateur adult string players and pianists are invited to join us for four delightful days of playing chamber music. All skill levels are welcome; chamber groups are formed based on background and experience. Daily events include coachings, technique sessions, concerts and time to relax and make new friends in music.
Contact pam.schneller@vanderbilt.edu


Paul Rolland String Pedagogy Workshop

July 7-13, 2019
Hosted by the School of Music
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Registration will open on January 14, 2019

This internationally-acclaimed program is recognized for its innovative relevance to string teachers, performers, and serious college students. At our workshop you will learn the ground-breaking playing and teaching principles and techniques of Paul Rolland from world renowned pedagogues, several of whom studied with him and collaborated with him in numerous workshops; and others who have adapted Rolland pedagogy to cello, bass, chamber music, and conducting.

Joanne May, Artistic Director
Aaron Jacobs, Managing Director

We are an organization committed to advocacy for education in the performance of violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, and harp.

ASTA Student Chapter National Contacts

Kari Hahn, Director of Membership
(703) 279-2113 ext 14

Marjorie Bagley, Student Chapter Liaison