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FAU Announces Schedules for Piano and Band Camps
BOCA RATON (March 5, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University has announced the schedule for their summer piano and band camps for students in grades kindergarten through 12 th grade. All camps will take place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, located at 777 Glades Road. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m . Tuition in $260 per week, and there is an application fee of $10. Application materials can be found at www.fau.edu/tops or by calling 561-297-3820.
The dates for piano camp are Grades 6-12, June 14-18 and June 21-25; Grades K-5, June 28–July 2, July 12–16 and July 19–23. The dates for junior band camp, which is open to students in Grades 4-5, are July 26-30.
Students will have exposure to world-class teaching and performing, and gain an appreciation for the world of classical music and art forms. Daily activities will include private and group lessons, technique classes, supervised practice, presentations and performance, entertainment, and recreation. Each camp is open to all students, whether experienced or not. However, there is an audition for piano camp for placement purposes.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.