Summer music programs planned at FHSU

A piano camp and a children's music camp are among several music programs that will be offered throughout the summer by the Department of Music at Fort Hays State University.

The piano camp, for students grades 7-12, will run from May 31 to June 7 with guest pianist Luba Poliak. Daily activities include private lessons, faculty recitals, master classes, lectures on music theory, history and piano literature, and working on keyboard skills. Participants have already been accepted and must pay the $477 enrollment fee by May 20. For more information contact Dr. Tali Morgulis at (785) 628-5362 or e-mail her at

The High Plains Children's Music Camp for grades 3-5 is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 2 to June 6 in Malloy Hall, room 115. Camp activities include performing, reading and singing, and creating and listening to music. Classes are taught by FHSU faculty and recent music education graduates. A culminating class performance is scheduled for June 6. The enrollment deadline for the camp is May 30 and the cost is $50. For more information contact Dr. Laura Andrews at (785) 628-5352.

Dr. David Frego, associate professor at The Ohio State University, will present a Dalcroze workshop for all arts educators from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 9-12 in Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center. Dalcroze is an approach to music education, and participants will engage in ear training, eurhythmics and improvisation. Arts educators of all levels are welcome and undergraduate and graduate credit is available. The last day to enroll is June 9 and cost varies for undergraduates and graduates and depends on residency. For more information contact Dr. Laura Andrews at (785) 628-5352.

The High Plains Band Camp, July 20 to July 26, features artists Michael Rabinowitz, David Holsinger, Thomas Gallant, Jennifer Rhyne, Jimmy Clark, Ed Jones, Gerald Spaits and Mark Shilansky. The enrollment deadline is June 20 and costs $400 for those staying on-campus and $200 for day campers. For more information contact Kay Werth at (785) 628-5360 or e-mail her at

For more information about camps or how to register call (785) 628-4533 or visit

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