Yellow Springs Summer Music Camp (YSSMC)
Strings, Winds, Percussion, Chamber Music, Theory and Conducting
Our faculty is highly experienced; passionate about their art and actively strives to motivate and share with their students the joy of achievement in making music.
Shirley Mullins started YSSMC over 50 years ago. Shirley is one of the most respected music educators in the country having conducted honor ensembles throughout Ohio and the Midwest. Shirley has been a sought after speaker, clinician, writer, editor and conductor. With all that, Shirley is deeply loved and respected by her students.
This year's camp will have some important (but hopefully temporary) changes due to Covid. We'll skip large ensemble rehearsals this summer to allow for a safer experience and focus on smaller, chamber group rehearsals; always an important element the kids really enjoyed in the past. We will be following local, state and federal mandates for the safety of our campers. Camp will also include: * A private one on one lesson for your own instrument each week * Sectionals with like instruments * Master classes where quality lessons and more advanced techniques are demonstrated *
The 2021 camp will be a musical immersion experience held on the lawn under the shady trees of Mills Lawn Elementary in Yellow Springs. If weather threatens or heat gets oppressive we'll move indoors to air conditioned spaces. Camp runs Tues - Fri from 10:30am til 2:30pm. July 6th - 9th. Please register early this year to help with our planning during this unusual time! Along with the registration form we'll need the Medical/Media release form filled out before campers start camp. Links to those two forms as well as a camp brochure can be found below:
Guest clinicians * Tons of music *Music Theory and Conducting sessions * Student recitals * Fun!