Thursday evenings May 28 - early August
McAlister Auditorium or Lakeside Amphitheater
Dr. Sue Samuels, director
Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer, Thursday evenings at twilight. Relax at our spacious amphitheater by the Furman University Lake and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, Bluegrass, Contemporary, Marches, and Orchestral favorites. Thanks to our sponsors, all concerts are FREE!
June 14 - 19, 2020
Dr. Sue Samuels, band camp director
Dr. Christopher Hutton, string camp director
Furman's Band and Orchestra Camp is an intensive one-week experience designed to encourage 260 students, ages 12-18, to fuel their musical enthusiasm and boost their playing skills. Talented musicians from across the country come to Furman with expectations of taking their performance skills to the next level.
June 21 - 26, 2020
Dr. Derek Parsons, director
The Summer Keyboard Institute offers young pianists and organists, ages 12-18, a unique major and minor style of study in a variety of keyboard areas. Designed for intermediate and advanced pianists and organists, all students study piano or organ as their primary then select a secondary area in organ, piano, ensemble piano, or improvisation.
June 21 - 26, 2020
Dr. Alison Trainer, director
The Young Artist Vocal Experience is an intensive one-week summer workshop for talented singers ages 14-18. Board or Commute. Vocal styles taught: musical theatre, opera, sacred, art song, oratorio. Participants have the opportunity to develop their skills through voice classes, acting classes, master classes, student recitals, faculty recitals, alumni recitals and special topic sessions.
Furman & Greenville Jazz Collective
June 28 - July 2, 2020
Dr. Matt Olson, Brad Jepson, directors
A joint program of Furman Music and the non-profit Greenville Jazz Collective, the camp is a unique experience designed to encourage HIGH SCHOOL students of all levels to fuel their jazz performance skills (middle school students considered by recommendation). Students will take daily classes in jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz history, and perform in a big band and/or jazz combo.