SUMMER MUSIC CAMP - ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE
26-07-2012July 15-21 marked the annual Summer Music Camp (Grant Moore, director) held at Elizabethtown College. SABIAN Artist James Armstrong, Instructor of Percussion at Elizabethtown College and Millersville University, oversaw all percussion activities and was assisted by students Forrest Black (Millersville University) and Joe Holback (Etown College).
The week long camp catered to over 150 young musicians in grades 7-12 in all disciplines of music. Percussion activities included daily masterclasses presented by Armstrong in all areas of percussion, percussion ensemble rehearsals, as well as section rehearsals with large ensembles. Evening concerts featured faculty and student chamber ensembles, including the Summer Music Camp Percussion Ensemble. The camp closed with a finale concert that highlighted students performing within the large ensemble setting. James Armstrong was sponsored in part by Yamaha, Sabian, and Vic Firth.