Symphonic Band Camp

Why Attend Symphonic Band Camp

Join more than 90 adults from across the United States and around the globe for the 2024 Symphonic Band Camp and experience the joy of ensemble performance in a challenging, supportive, fun, and friendly environment.

What You'll Learn

The repertoire will be tailored to the ensemble size and experience level. Repertoire from past seasons include Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, "Khan" by Julie Giroux, "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa, and more. Suggested pieces for this year’s program will be posted to the website in the spring of 2024. You will work with renowned faculty throughout the duration of this course.  Curriculum will include:

  • Master classes
  • Daily ensemble rehearsals and sectionals
  • Daily chamber music reading sessions
  • Faculty/participant side-by-side rehearsal and performance opportunities 

Included in the tuition is a group dinner on the first night and special evening sessions during the week to build camaraderie. The Symphonic Band Camp experience culminates with a performance on Interlochen's campus.

Course Dates: Tuesday, Aug. 6 to Sunday, Aug. 11, 2024
Registration Fee: $695
Registration Deadline: July 30, 2024
On-Campus Lodging: Participants can enjoy 10% off at the Stone Hotel and Cottages. Call 231-276-7570 for reservations or book online.  
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K-12 Educators: Earn 22 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours


2024 Symphonic Band Camp Repertoire:  

Fuego del Alma - Carl Strommen
Celtic Hymns and Dances - Eric Ewazen
Aquarium - Johan de Meij
Huldingungsmarsch - Richard Wagner, (arr. Schaefer)
Armenian Dances - Alfred Reed
El Camino Real - Alfred Reed
Olympiada - Samuel Hazo
Rise of the Firebird - Steven Reineke
Oh Henry! - Ryan Nowlin
Journey through Orion - Julie Giroux
Fleodrodum - Eric Swiggers
English Morris Dance “Shepherd’s Hey” - Percy Grainger
Victory - Rossano Galante
New composition - Gina Gillie

Click HERE for past years' repertoire


Tom Riccobono

Tom Riccobono

Chair of Brass; Instructor of Low Brass

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Dane Philipsen

Dane Philipsen, D.M.A.

Instructor of Oboe

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John Aley

John Aley

Principal Trumpet
Madison Symphony Orchestra

Valade Fellow, Trumpet
Interlochen Arts Camp

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Keith Aleo

Keith A. Aleo

Assoc. Director of Music for Classical Performance

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Matthew Lyon

Matt Lyon

Instructor of Low Brass

Dan Silver

Daniel Silver

Instructor of Clarinet

Marisela Sager

Marisela Sager

Instructor of Flute

Laurie Sears

Laurie Marino Sears

Instructor of Saxophone