Butler Bass Camp

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Butler Bass Camp
Type: Workshop
Dates / Times: Monday, June 14, 09:00 AM -
Friday, June 18, 05:00 PM
Description: Ages 12–21
2021 Bass Camp: June 13–18 (Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM--5:30 PM) Due to the ever-evolving nature of the pandemic, all information is subject to change.


2021 Information Packet
Tuition: $350 commuter (includes lunch daily); $650 residential (14 and up) (includes dorm stay and 3 meals per day)

Registration deadline: May 1 Registration for June camps is full. Please inquire about a wait list.

No audition is required; all levels are welcome, although it is required that participants have at least one year of prior study on upright bass. A short placement audition may be held on the first day of camp. Please be ready to play a one-to-three minute solo or etude. Campers should bring their own instrument for the entire camp. Camp will include: daily stretching and movement; classes on bass technique; master classes; bass chamber ensembles; and private lesson(s) with camp faculty. Final concert will feature all campers.

Registration form, $50 non-refundable deposit, and remaining tuition are due in full by May 1. Payment plans available. Payment can be made online by selecting "Make a Payment" on the BCAS homepage. All refund requests must be submitted via email to BCAS@butler.edu. No refunds will be issued after May 1. Space is limited, register early. Late applications may be accepted on the basis of available space.

Featured Faculty

Butler Bass Camp will feature David Murray, professor of bass at Butler University, and the Bad Boyz of Double Bass Quartet—David Murray, Anthony Stoops, Volkan Orhon, and Paul Sharpe; with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra associate principal bass Robert Goodlett.

Need-based scholarships are available for ages 18 and under; you may apply for a scholarship on the camp registration form OR complete the separate Scholarship Application Form.

Contact BCAS@butler.edu or 317-940-5500 with any questions.

COVID-19 Update: Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, all information is subject to change. If camp is cancelled due to COVID-19, you will receive a full refund. COVID-19 health and safety procedures will be required throughout the course of the summer. Including, but not limited to, masks, social distancing, and daily health screens. Specific camps may have additional requirements. All campers are expected to follow camp health and safety procedures at all times. COVID-19 procedures are subject to change. We are continuing to listen to directives from the State of Indiana, Marion County, Butler University, and the CDC.
Presenter(s): David Murray, Paul Sharpe, Volkan Orhon, and Robert Goodlett.
Contact: Volkan Orhon

Location: Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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