“I LOVE camp! Why can’t this be all year?”
Who wouldn’t want to spend their summer with FUN, FRIENDS, and MUSIC? Spend 5 days with a high-energy group of students who love to sing, learning from professionals who know how to develop stronger musicians. Every day includes performance by guest artists, voice lessons, and singing cool music in lots of different styles. The week finishes strong with a final concert for family and friends. Choral Camp is particularly great for students who are considering majoring in music, choir section leaders, or anyone who wants to be a better singer! Presented in association with Cal State Fullerton. Financial assistance is available for students who qualify.
Choral Camp FAQs
Cost, payments and financial aid
Camp fees are $325. Financial aid is available to qualifying students using the financial aid application which is part of the registration form. We can also set up installment plans. Don’t forget that you can get a $50 discount by completing your registration by June 1!
June 15 – all deposits and payments fully refundable
July 1 – Refund minus $50 music fee
July 15 – no refunds after this date
What is the schedule like?
Every day goes from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a special evening performance at 7 p.m. on Friday. Each camp day includes mixed choir, mens or women’s choir, class voice, music theory, electives, performances by guest artists, and other fun activities.
What about lunch?
Each student should plan to bring a lunch every day. We will eat together at the Titan Student Union, where there are also a limited number of fast-food options for purchase. Our lunch break is not long enough for students to go off campus.
Where, exactly, does camp take place?
In various classrooms in the Music building on the east side of Clayes Performing Arts Center.
What about parking?
Parking is $10 a day. The closest structure is the Nutwood Parking Structure. Students can be dropped off and picked up in the pull-through in front of the structure.
What should I wear?
It’s summer, and we are casual! So wear whatever makes you comfortable. Each student will receive a camp t-shirt to wear at the final performance. On Wednesdays, we wear pink — it’s a Choral Camp tradition!
Is there a performance?
Yes! Tell your family, friends, and fans to put Friday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m. on their calendar for our Showcase Performance in the Recital Hall. The concert will last about 2 hours. Campus parking is free after 5 p.m. on Fridays.
Learn more about our featured faculty:
Chris Peterson leads the choral music education program at CSUF, and also conducts the Titan Men’s Chorus and University Singers. He is also an international barbershop superstar!
Patricia Prunty is a wonderful soloist and teacher, equally at home with classical and musical theater repertoire.
Mark Goodrich is an internationally sought-after voice teacher and coach, and also a fabulous tenor. He is the voice area coordinator for CSUF.
Tammi Alderman is director of Choral/Vocal Music at San Marino High School and Arrowbear Summer Music Camp. Tammi will conduct the women’s choir at this summer’s camp, in addition to teaching theory and devising super-fun breakout activities.