Senior Camp

Enriching the lives of young people, encouraging them to realize their potential as musical, intellectual and social beings since 1933

Senior Camp

 

Session Dates: Saturday, June 29, 2019 to Sunday, August 4, 2019

The senior camp is five weeks long, lasting through July and into the first week of August, and accepts students aged 13–18. Applicants should have had prior chamber music and orchestral experience.  Tuition is $6,700 is all-inclusive and includes a CD of the final weekend concerts.  All tuition payments are non-refundable.

Concert Schedule for 2019 Senior Camp

There are concerts every Saturday night at 7:30 at which every student performs in chamber music, orchestra and chorus. Families and friends are always welcome at concerts.

Saturday, July 6             7:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn ~ repertoire attached ~~ NOT in concert order

Saturday, July 13            7:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn ~ repertoire attached ~~ NOT in concert order

Saturday, July 20            7:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn ~ reperoire attached ~~ NOT in concert order

Saturday, July 27            7:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn

Final Weekend August 3rd and 4th

Saturday, August 3         3:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn

Saturday, August 3         6:00pm Buffet for parents and guests in the Dining Hall

Saturday, August 3         7:30pm Chamber Concert ~ New Barn

Sunday, August 4           10:00am Choral Concert ~ Cummington Village Church,  Main St., Cummington

Sunday, August 4           3:00pm Orchestra Concert New Barn

Music

Every student receives a chamber music assignment on Monday morning, has a minimum of three coached rehearsal sessions as well as rehearsals without a coach, and performs that piece on the following Saturday. In any given summer, over 60 movements of major works will be learned and performed for the entire community.

Concerts are held every Saturday night. Every student performs in chamber music, orchestra and chorus. Families and friends are always welcome at concerts. For a sampling of pieces played, see Program 3Final Chamber Music Concert ProgramsFinal Orchestra Concert Program.

Scholarships

Every year, between 30 and 40 percent of enrolled campers are awarded some amount of scholarship aid.  We pride ourselves on our need blind acceptance policy, and our demonstrated commitment to providing financial support whenever assistance is appropriate.

 Recreation

There are many possible forms of recreation at Greenwood. There are two clay tennis courts, a pool, ping-pong tables, miles of dirt roads and trails for biking and hiking, and a field for the soccer, softball or frisbee games that often fill a beautiful summer evening. We also enjoy a camp-wide treasure hunt, charades and Capture-the-Flag games every summer.

How to Apply to Senior Greenwood

To apply, please complete this application no later than March 1. If you have any problems with the application, please contact Raymah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Prospective auditioners must submit an application before the audition dates. Director Deb Sherr will contact you to schedule audition times after receipt of your application.

Applicants should prepare two contrasting pieces or movements which are an accurate representation of current abilities. There is sight-reading for all except pianists. Teachers of pianists and those submitting video auditions will be contacted about learning styles.

If unable to audition in person, CD, DVD or electronic recordings (YouTube, Dropbox, We Transfer etc.) are all acceptable and must arrive by March 1st. 

Greenwood is a nut free environment. The fee per student is $6700 is all-inclusive and includes a CD of the final weekend concerts. All tuition payments are non-refundable.  The 2019 fee has not increased from 2018.

 

Contact:
Deb Sherr, Director
P.O. Box 1045
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-695-6327
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Information for parents 2019

  1. information sheet
  2. director's letter
  3. waiver
  4. health form
  5. handbook

The Senior camp enrolls about 60 campers many of whom return from the previous year. Preference is often given to people who have been on the wait list and who still express a desire to come.  Greenwood does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual preference or national origin.