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Summer Camps and Extracurricular Music Opportunities!

 Great opportunities to enhance your skills!

Extracurricular Music Opportunities

University of Texas Austin Strings Project – Mrs. May was in the program for 10 years.

o   Starts in the fall semester

o   They start beginners as young 5 years old in strings, guitar, & harp.



Austin Youth Orchestra – Mrs. May was in AYO in high school. Several LTISD students attend AYO too.

Ms. Macias is one of the conductors.


o   Meet on Monday night. Make sure you audition. $20 to audition.


Austin Cello Choir

o   Several LTISD cellists attend this fun opportunity with Mr. Tony Rogers.



Austin Chamber Music Center

o   Chamber is a small ensemble group where each individual gets to shine & receive attention. Mrs. May attended ACMC.


summer camps

Texas State Strings Camp– San Marcos, TX- Mrs. May was a camper & counselor. Ms. Macias is one of the conductors.

  • Canceled

  • Camp Cost: Around $675 includes tuition, room and board, camp t-shirt and group photo.

  • I recommend that you get private lessons from the professors so they know who you are individually. This will help you get future scholarships.



Texas Strings Camp – Austin, TX –Excellent camp for serious students

  • Young Artists (ages 6-13) Day Camper $625 (8 am to 4 pm)

  • June

  • Rising Stars (ages 14+) 10 Day Festival $1,600 includes overnight lodging and meal

  • June


  • Scholarships are available especially for cellos


Longhorn Music Camp at University of Texas – Austin, TX – Mrs. May was a camper


University of Texas of Arlington (UTA) strings camp – Arlington, TX

Mother Falcon Music Lab Camp ­– Austin, TX

  • Ages 11-18

  • Scholarships available

  • Around $450    -Camp for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, & drums



Texas Hill Country Bass Collective Presents 2020 Austin Bass Workshop


Texas Tech Orchestra Camp – Lubbock, TX


Baylor University String Camp –Waco, TX


Sam Houston University Strings Camp – Huntsville, TX

o   Canceled

o   Camp Cost: Around $450  includes tuition, dorm, & food

o   or



Stephen F. Austin Strings Camp – Nacogdoches, Texas

o   July 5-July 11

o   Camp Cost: Around $450 includes tuition, dorm, & food

  • If you made it to region or state orchestra, you get a discount. 

  • One of my good orchestra friends is the camp director.



Texas Cello Academy & Festival – University of Texas at Arlington, TX

o   July ??                        Around $???

o   Ages 9-13 for junior camp or ages 14-adult for senior camp

Texas Christian University – Forth Worth, Texas


West Texas A&M University school of summer camps-Canyon, TX

Texas Lutheran University

  • June  21-26, 2020       

  • Residential Students – Around $495 includes all instruction, housing, meals, activities and a camp T-shirt

University of North Texas

Website of various orchestra camps in USA:

Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp Mrs. May went to this camp in the summer of 2016 & 2017 and it was awesome. I highly recommend it.

  • July 12-18     MidAmerica Nazarene University – Olathe, KS

  • Around $1,350 includes tuition, dorm, & food

  • Open to musicians & singers from age 13 to adult. Intermediate, advanced, & pro-level

  • Scholarships are available. Early registration = discounts

  • Mrs. May went to this camp in the summer of 2016 and it was awesome. I highly recommend it.


Luzerene Music Center – New York.

  • Canceled

  • CHAMPS participants usually go to this camp.           4 weeks camp?

  • Lake Travis HS kids usually go to this camp.

  •                                    Scholarships available.

  • Annie Moses Summer Music Festival – Brentwood, Tennessee Julliard & Christian Family run camp. Amazing people. Mrs. May performed with them in December 2018.

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