ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will offer its first-ever jazz camp this summer.
The camp, open to junior high and high school students, will be July 10-13 on the NSU campus.
Students will have the opportunity to play in various jazz groups, take lessons and learn about improvisation.
The camp director will be Dr. Terry Beckler, NSU’s assistant director of bands and professor of percussion, percussion methods and literature and music appreciation.
Featured clinicians at the camp will include Fred Hemke, professor of woodwinds, jazz studies, arranging, woodwind methods and literature; and Dr. Grant Manhart, assistant director of bands and professor of high brass, jazz studies, music appreciation and brass ensembles.
Details such as cost are still being finalized. For more information, contact Beckler at 605-626-3436 or firstname.lastname@example.org