Stony Brook Community Music Program

Summer Music Camps: Jazz and Chamber Music


August 6 - 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., each day at the Stony Brook University Music Building and the Jazz Loft
Final concert at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 11th at the Staller Center for the Arts and the Jazz Loft


These week-long day camps will focuses on developing important chamber music and jazz skills which help young performers build confidence and acquire critical musicianship skills that can make them better ensemble players and soloists. Each day of the camp, participants will receive coachings and take part in daily seminars/demonstrations led by professional musicians and music coaches.  The camp will culminate with each group performing on the final concert that will be open to the public. 

Open to students of all levels of jazz and chamber music experience.

Important note: This is a day camp. There are no overnight accommodations available.


Chamber Music

Joseph Kromholz, violin
Timothy Kantor, violin
Miranda Sielaff, viola
Tomoko Fujita, cello


Thomas Manuel, trumpet
Chris Donohue, saxophone



Students ages 12 and up. Each participant selected must agree to be available for all sessions.  Absences will not be allowed since chamber and jazz requires the consistent participation of all members.



There is no fee to apply.

Please note: if you are auditioning for the 2018-19 Young Artist Program, you will not need a separate audition for the summer camp.  Current YAP students do not have to audition for the summer camp.


Chamber Music: Two contrasting solo pieces (We recommend a NYSSMA level of 3 or higher). 
Jazz: One solo jazz piece and demonstration of improvisation


$300 per person

Includes daily rehearsals, masterclasses and final performance.  There are no additional fees or expenses.


Please apply by May 15, 2018.  Applications received after May 15 will be considered on a first come, first served basis.


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