Many things set the Music for All Summer Symposium apart, and one of those is the nightly concert series, one of our student campers’ favorite parts of the experience! Each evening features artists and groups presenting a variety of musical performance genres and provides immersive performance experiences for camper students.
The 2018 concert series includes these confirmed artists and events:
Monday, June 25, 2018 • 8 p.m.
Music for All is proud to open its Summer Symposium Concert Series with the Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) in concert! The YYPA program recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz, and contemporary music. Winners of the competition perform in concert at the Summer Symposium, with guest Yamaha Performing Artists.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 8 p.m.
For 31 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Performing exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment captivating all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 8 p.m.
QUATTROSOUND is an innovative acoustic ensemble that skillfully blends their classical and jazz training with a wide-range of personal music influences to create a uniquely engaging sound. The four musicians are equally astute at playing a Bach Suite, rocking out to Led Zeppelin or interpreting a piece by Chick Corea. Their playful passion captures enthusiasm from audiences of all ages.
With violin, cello, guitar, an eclectic selection of percussion instruments, and creative vocal arrangementsQuattrosound produces a vibrant live show. Hailing from Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, and the United States, their music selections are as diverse as their nationalities. In an effort to inspire their broad range of listeners,Quattrosound, is focused on creating engaging programming for the classroom, stage and media.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 8 p.m.
The Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus are the oldest and largest of The U.S. Army Field Band’s performing components. They have performed in all 50 states and 30 foreign countries for audiences totaling hundreds of millions. The joining of these two ensembles allows them to offer unparalleled versatility of programming, ranging from orchestral masterworks and operatic arias to Sousa marches, jazz classics, and Broadway musicals.
Friday, June 29, 2018, 7:00 PM
Music for All Summer Symposium participants get to enjoy one of America’s most exciting drum and bugle corps shows, up close and personal. Friday evening starts with a camp-wide picnic before the show, a full camp group photo, then performances by eight drum and bugle corps, with a special performance by the camp marching band with Carolina Crown.
- Blue Stars – La Crosse, WI
- Carolina Crown – Ft. Mill, SC
- The Cavaliers – Rosemont, IL
- Colts – Dubuque, IA
- Crossmen – San Antonio, TX
- Madison Scouts – Madison, WI
- Phantom Regiment – Rockford, IL.
Music for All’s parent/booster training and advocacy programs and resources are key elements in Music for All’s vision to be a catalyst to ensure that every child across America has the opportunity and access to participate in music making in his or her scholastic environment.
What Should Your Child Bring?
June weather in Indiana is often unpredictable. Historical averages for this area range from 60°F-90°F and often include high humidity. Please keep that in mind when packing for camp.
Staying in Touch with your Student
The Music for All Headquarters staff is unable to receive and deliver messages to students by phone, unless an emergency requires immediately delivery. If you wish to speak with your child during the week, plan your calling schedule before your child leaves home.
Supervision and Health Info
Your child’s safety is our utmost priority. While at camp, your child is required to attend all classes, meals, concerts, and nightly floor meetings, where attendance is taken.