String Orchestra Camp

Note: The Bear Crossing Chamber Music Summer Camp is privately owned and administered by Simon and Agnès Maurer. It is advertised here with permission.

String Orchestra Camp for Beginner and Intermediate
for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass

Bear Crossing
[ $225 per person. All ages. ]

The Junior String Orchestra Camp, now celebrating its 18th year, gives a unique opportunity for students to experience group playing in a non-competitive atmosphere, while sharing other fun activities throughout the day.

The camp offers four days of music making and summer camp fun. Bear Crossing Music Camp is located in a quiet, countryside area, just outside New Ringgold. The budding string players will acquire musicianship skills that can make them better orchestra players. This camp gives them a unique mix of music making, outdoor activities, and lasting friendships.

  • Collaborate with other string players.
  • Follow the conductor.
  • Develop listening skills.
  • Learn basics of music reading notation.
  • Rhythm, Coordination, and theory games.
  • Outdoor games.


Public performance on Thursday, August 1 at 3:30 pm.

Open to all string students. All sheet music provided. Bring your own lunch (refrigeration available). Snacks provided.

$75 deposit required by June 1, 2019 (non-refundable). Final payment due no later than July 11, 2019. Refunds will not be issued after camp has started.

A few partial scholarships are available, based on need and merit, and awarded by Gabriel Chamber Ensemble. Discount for siblings. Call 570-449-4020, or email for more information.

More info

Chamber Camp Page

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