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High Plains Music Camp

July 12 - 18, 2015

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Registration will open on February 15, 2015
After June 15th, 2015, a late fee of $100 will be applied.

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2015 Guest Artists:
Maestro Theodore Kuchar, California, Orchestra Conductor
Gretchen Harrison, Kansas, Choral Specialist
Rodney Jones, New York, Jazz Guitarist
Pete Zimmer, New York, Jazz Drummer

FHSU Faculty
Ivalah Allen, Voice
Ben Cline, Cello
Terry Crull, Choir
/Music Theatre
Brad Dawson, Trumpet

Luke Johnson, Guitar
Jeff Jordan, Conductor

Dean Kranzler, Percussion

Ben Markley, Jazz/Jazz Piano
Matt Means, Violin
Joseph Perniciaro, Opera
Kristin Pisano, Clarinet
Timothy Rolls, Music Tech/Theory

Hilary Shepard, Flute
Lane Weaver, Low Brass
Kay Werth, Double Reeds
Tomme Williams, Theatre

Since its founding in 1947 by the late Harold G. Palmer, thousands of students have attended High Plains Music Camp.  Sixty-eight years later, the camp continues to offer students the opportunity to study with outstanding musicians from across the country.  Campers experience a week of stimulating, concentrated study with nationally recognized musicians, teachers, and conductors. Performances, concerts, as well as recreational and social camp life make the week an event worth repeating year after year.

For more information, contact Dr. Ivalah Allen, Camp Director, at (785) 628-4226 or

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